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Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon
By: slim When: Jan 13, 2017

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Comments: Recently I have received some emails concerning some "new" routes that went up in Escalante Canyon a week or two ago. These aren't new routes. This is what is known as the Mosquito's nest area, which was documented in the original Desert Rock ('88). Any serious desert climber should have been able to figure this out, but.... All of these routes have been climbed numerous times, with the descent being a rap ... more >>


Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 11, 2017

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Comments: Yeah, I am pretty sure I have climbed this before. Is there a crack on the left side of that flake/block that goes up to an anchor? I can't really remember it all that well though.

If it remotely looks like a crack that is better than 1 star, I pretty much guarantee it has been climbed, particularly in that general area of the canyon.


Location: Utah : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Long Dong Silver Area : Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 22, 2016

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Comments: i am trying to figure out what you are more full of, bullshit or your self. you dont consider a 3 to 1 client to guide ratio on AA to be a horde?? i have seen 9 people, 2 of whom were guides for the same company, at one belay and you call me misinformed? you dont like my opnion? tough shit, you're going to hear it.


Location: Utah : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Long Dong Silver Area : Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 20, 2016

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Comments: i take it that 'uninformed' is the empowered/organicprocess/wellness buzzword of the year. i love how you throw your own opinions out there, then 'respectfully' request that others keep their opinions to themselves.

i find it hilarious that you find guidebooks\photos/etc guilty for bringing hordes to the creek, but somehow the splitter camps, guiding hordes up AA, and other climbing festival crap is unrelated. hmm, ... more >>


Location: Utah : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Long Dong Silver Area : Angel of Death (A3)
By: slim When: Dec 19, 2016

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Comments: hmm, i don't have the knack for purple prose, but bitching about a tiny number of people climbing these towers after the bullshit aac festival is just, well, 'uninformed'....


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Critic's Choice : Just Because (5.11)
By: slim When: Nov 30, 2016

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Comments: updated FA info.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Critic's Choice : Short and Stout (5.9-)
By: slim When: Nov 30, 2016

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Comments: edited route name and FA info.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Scarface : Unnamed 10- (5.10-)
By: slim When: Nov 30, 2016

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Comments: would anybody have any heartburn if i merged this route into the pre-existing unnamed 5.9 route?


Location: Colorado : South Platte : Rampart Range Road : Scorpio Dome : Arcturus (5.11b/c)
By: slim When: Nov 8, 2016

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Comments: Good, challenging route. I think Kerry Gunter may have been one of the FA folks.


Location: Colorado : South Platte : Rampart Range Road : Scorpio Dome : Harvey's Crack (5.10a R)
By: slim When: Nov 7, 2016

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Comments: Good, fun route although the rock quality deteriorates on the last pitch. Descent can be hairy if there is a bunch of ice and snow on it.


Location: Washington : Northwest Region : North Cascades : Washington Pass : Liberty Bell : Liberty Crack (5.11- C2)
By: slim When: Oct 27, 2016

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Comments: your pitch breakdown has me a bit confused. do you have one of the usual pitches split into P2/P3, or maybe P3/P4? i just remember p1 being a fingercrack up to the belay spot under the big roof. p2 being the big roof and a bolted slab to a small ledge. p3 being a slab with some heads up to a nice stance below an 8 to 10a crack? in a nutshell, 3 hard pitches instead of 4 (?)


Location: Colorado : Dumont vicinity : Mill Creek Crag : Honey Pot (5.9)
By: slim When: Sep 23, 2016

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Comments: I remember thinking this would be a lot better as a sport route than a gear route. Good upgrade in my opinion.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Public Service Wall
By: slim When: Sep 21, 2016

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Comments: i have always parked just before the small pond (mud hole would be more accurate) that is on the right side when you are driving in. there is a small shale like hill that leads to a ridge, which goes pretty much straight up to the nice splitter hand crack. really cool wall.


Location: Colorado : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Armory : The Gauntlet (5.12d)
By: slim When: Sep 1, 2016

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Comments: Soooo, have you actually been on this route prior to commenting???


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Linkage (5.10b/c)
By: slim When: Aug 31, 2016

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Comments: i moved the old beta photo to 'unknown 10 left of variety pack'. the current photo shown above is linkage (per karl kelley, who put it up). hopefully that helps organize this area a bit.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Unnamed 5.10 - Left of Vari... (5.10) : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 31, 2016

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Comments: this is actually an 'unknown' route left of variety pack.


Location: Colorado : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 31, 2016

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Comments: What's with the diapers on your hands???


Location: Colorado : Dumont vicinity : Mill Creek Dome : How Can A Monkey Jump Over ... (5.12)
By: slim When: Aug 29, 2016

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Comments: I think you should go ahead and do it, I am pretty sure Richard would be on-board with anything that makes the route better and safer.


Location: Utah : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Unknown long hands into wid... (5.11-)
By: slim When: Aug 16, 2016

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Comments: there was another entry for this route, so i combined them into duncan's entry. hopefully that clears things up a bit.


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Wall Lower Cliffs : ... : Chronic Relief (5.9)
By: slim When: Aug 7, 2016

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Comments: this one is actually still pretty clean. fun route.


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Wall Lower Cliffs : ... : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 7, 2016

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Comments: unfortunately, this is what it looks like currently. all of the routes here, except chronic relief look about the same :(


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Snoqualmie Pass Area : Exit 47 : Fun Forest
By: slim When: Jul 20, 2016

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Comments: i did mystical, maybe a month or so ago and it is all bolts now. good route with some funky planar liebacking...

i also TR'd mars, but IIRC the upper part was insanely dirty, wet, and mossy.


Location: Colorado : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Garden Wall : Cobra (5.12a) : Photo
By: slim When: Jul 20, 2016

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Comments: I remember this one being harder than it looks....


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Middle Town Walls : Mid Wall
By: slim When: Jul 6, 2016

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Comments: geoff, are you talking about the fixed rope maybe 50 feet left of the winky dink cliff?


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Lookout Point Area : ... : Curious Poses (5.10d)
By: slim When: Jun 29, 2016

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Comments: the right hand exit (chimney sort of thing) wasn't bad, probably easy 9'ish if you are used to that sort of thing, but there are several not so great blocks above it, followed by ugly muddy bushwhacking or R/X rated face/arete climbing. this climbing is terrific, but harder than any of the other parts of the route.

overall, this route is infinitely easier than spineless, not too far to the right.


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