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Location: Alaska : Kenai Peninsula : Capt. Cook State Recreation... : Ziggurat : Euphrates course (V4-5)
By: Rick Carpenter When: 2 days ago

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Comments: SUPER CLASSIC almost highball slab. V1 but really fun


Location: Alaska : Kenai Peninsula : Capt. Cook State Recreation... : Ziggurat : Pathway to Ur (V5+)
By: Rick Carpenter When: 2 days ago

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Comments: If you sit start as low as possible its probably V1/2 at most. Fantastic line that should be on anyone's list who visits the area regardless of grade (inflation).


Location: Alaska : Kenai Peninsula : Capt. Cook State Recreation... : Photo
By: Rick Carpenter When: Jun 27, 2017

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Comments: Sit start on two small incut slots and move left on slopers along the lip. Continue left until you can make a dead point to a left hand side pull and move up the fin to top out. V5ish perhaps


Location: North Carolina : Bonas Defeat : Photo
By: Rick Carpenter When: Jun 3, 2017

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Comments: "Lower Mandibles" (V9)


Location: North Carolina : Bonas Defeat : Photo
By: Rick Carpenter When: Jun 3, 2017

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Comments: "Walk The Line" (V7)


Location: North Carolina : Bonas Defeat
By: Rick Carpenter When: May 28, 2017

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Comments: The route climbing area is pretty easy to find and the bouldering potential is almost limitless. The lines down here are fantastic and contain some of the best roof climbing in the state. There are plenty of moderate to hard lines established (with plenty of hard projects) which may be posted at some point. Pretty rad location.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Second Stanza (5.8+)
By: Rick Carpenter When: May 25, 2017

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Comments: This is literally a urine soaked turd of a climb covered in bird feces. The only reason anyone should have to be under this one is to start "on misty edge"


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : East Side Boulders : The Poltician (V8)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Dec 22, 2016

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Comments: Would be classic if the start wasn't a bit dumpy. Fun line worth your time though


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : Sundial Crack (5.8-)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 8, 2016

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Comments: If your into eyebrow slab climbing this thing is better than the nose


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : Dum Dee Dum Dum (5.10c PG13)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 7, 2016

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Comments: Rad, either jam or lay it back. Fantastic movement on this one. Not PG13 on the first pitch at least.


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : The Nose (5.8)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 7, 2016

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Comments: Pitch 1: 5.4
Pitch 2: 5.7 (for all of one move)
Pitch 3: 5.7 (Again for only one move)

a fun way to cool down and end the day


Location: North Carolina : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area : Sensemilia Sunset (5.9+ R)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 7, 2016

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Comments: Just go straight up there isn't a real runout off the ground and the pro is good.


Location: North Carolina : The Dump : The Dump (Routes) : Not Too Keen (5.12)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Oct 25, 2015

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Comments: Second Bolt held on by epoxy :/


Location: Southern States : No routes on a small sectio... : Post : Photo
By: Rick Carpenter When: Jan 3, 2015

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Comments: Table rock still has room to grow so it may be fair game for a new route. But I would check with Mike Fischesser or Nate Brown, they seem to have the best or most extensive knowledge of that area. Or maybe even Lynn Willis could help you out there.

Cheers


Location: North Carolina : Rumbling Bald : East Side Boulders : Morning Star (V7)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 23, 2014

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Comments: The start crimps are pretty damn good, the next side pull is pretty shit so just dyno to the big hold and top out on the point


Location: North Carolina : The Dump : The Dump (Routes) : A. C. Green (5.11b)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 17, 2014

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Comments: A whole lot of mellow climbing to get to one real move. Fun one to run up


Location: North Carolina : The Dump : The Dump (Routes) : Project? (5.14)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 17, 2014

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Comments: Are you talking about the line just left of the chimney? If so its every bit 5.9, not 5.11.


Location: North Carolina : Rocky Face Recreational Are... : Section 4 : Crimps and Slopers (5.10b/c)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 16, 2014

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Comments: i'm 5'6" and the first clip was chill.....its well protected w/out the need to stick clip


Location: North Carolina : Rocky Face Recreational Are... : Section 4 : Mr. Aidman's Free (5.11a)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 16, 2014

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Comments: This was .11a prior to trundling choss, now its solid rock and likely .10c


Location: North Carolina : Rocky Face Recreational Are... : Section 4 : Double Roof Ballet (5.11c)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Nov 16, 2014

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Comments: This route is one of the few quality lines here, the moves are fun if you have the ability and there is no dead point at the top. Rad line to get warmed up


Location: North Carolina : Holloway Mountain : Right Face (5.10a)
By: Rick Carpenter When: May 21, 2014

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Comments: Protection is pretty good just don't fall on the first run out


Location: North Carolina : Ship Rock : Main Tier : Welcome to Watauga (5.11a)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Apr 3, 2014

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Comments: The amount of gear stuck on this route is absurd, almost a sport climb if one trusted the pieces.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Hawksbill Mtn : Middle Hawksbill : Green Wall (5.7)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Mar 25, 2014

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Comments: Reminiscent of the red, and definitely link up with hemlock arete


Location: North Carolina : Little Wilson : Code 3 (5.10+)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: Isn't that steep and every hold is a jug, this is .10a/b at best.


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Second Stanza (5.8+)
By: Rick Carpenter When: Aug 2, 2013

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Comments: hahaha yeah this is not 5.8+! Still a fun-ish route, I'd start on mistys edge but why not finish on it as well. Second is a very fun lead w the direct start though.


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