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By: slim When: 3 days ago

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Comments: cool photo - do you remember where it was taken?


Location: Oregon : Photo
By: slim When: Feb 16, 2017

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Comments: wow, awesome photo. it took me a bit to see it, and i didn't really realize that i saw it - i just felt a cold shiver...


Location: North America : Canada : British Columbia : Fraser Valley Area : Harrison Bluffs, Harrison H... : ... : Crack Of Dawn (5.11+)
By: slim When: Feb 6, 2017

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Comments: dru mentions an original bluffs guide. was/is there a guide to this general area, and/or other areas in this region?


Location: Agjohns : Profile Pictures : Photo
By: slim When: Jan 31, 2017

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Comments: sweet pic, this isn't grand plan is it? or maybe critic's choice?


Location: Washington : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Photo
By: slim When: Jan 27, 2017

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Comments: those monster foot muscles are well coordinated with those monster calf muscles. i can't imagine climbing most of the routes at index barefooted. they always seem sooo foot intensive.


Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Not Like Any Other Desert S... (5.12-)
By: slim When: Jan 19, 2017

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Comments: I thought this was a Robert Warren route called Left Dihedral that went to the top and walked off to the left(?).


Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 18, 2017

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Comments: I don't see why you are upset with me about it. I think my responses have been pretty straightforward, even-handed, and factual.


Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 18, 2017

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Comments: Umm, I have actually been friends with Rob for almost 25 years and have a lot of respect for him. Thus, when I get a bunch of emails from fired up folks, it is a bit awkward....

I don't really think that asking somebody to remove the bolts from a sensitive area to be a big battlecry or anything. I also don't really think that asking folks to remove bolts they have added to previously existing lines to be that un-reasonable.

As you have noted, the main pa... more >>


Location: Colorado : Grand Junction Area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Eye for an Eye (5.10)
By: slim When: Jan 16, 2017

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Comments: I don't think it is unreasonable to do a small amount of investigating before posting routes as FAs, particularly at areas with a fairly long climbing history. I think the main thing that people are getting agitated about is posting some of the other routes that are on private property.

I don't think it is unrealistic to expect that a sponsored climber with a significant presence do a small amount of homework before claiming FAs, posting routes that are ... more >>


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.


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