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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Main Cliff : Peanut Man (5.12a)
By: sthomas When: Nov 14, 2016

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Comments: Reclimbed this for the first time since the 2nd hold broke yesterday. It definitely changes the sequence clipping that bolt and moving through the bulge. You now have to use some much smaller feet on the slopers.

While harder, I think it's still 12a, just a bit stiffer now.

Location: New Hampshire : *Cathedral Ledge : The Central Wall : Abrakadabra (5.11b)
By: sthomas When: Jun 18, 2013

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Comments: I kind of thought the climbing above the bolt, while excellent, was a little run out, with definite ledge-fall potential if you blow it before getting the gear in. At least PG-13 for the crux moves.

Location: Massachusetts : Rose Ledge : Tennessee (5.10-)
By: sthomas When: Apr 8, 2013

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Comments: Climbed this yesterday with a couple people shorter than myself. We didn't believe the "consensus 5.9 to 5.11" before, but afterwards came to the same conclusion. Wingspan of 5'11" or greater, it's 5.9. Wingspan of 5'9" or less, it's at least 5.11.

Location: New Hampshire : *Whitehorse Ledge : 6. Echo Roof : Future Shock (5.11a/b)
By: sthomas When: Nov 25, 2012

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Video of Futureshock send.

Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Triple Corners : Triple Corners Left : Drilldo (5.12b)
By: sthomas When: Nov 13, 2011

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Comments: Got on this thing today. Really fun with a wide range of climbing in its relatively short length. FIguring out the upper slab took quite a bit of exploring but there are just enough holds up there for it to go.

Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Military Wall : Moonbeam (5.9)
By: sthomas When: May 10, 2011

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Comments: It's a blood pressure cuff. Get up there and stick your arm through it to see if you are sufficiently warmed up.

It's also a touch loose, so be gentle.

Location: New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : Mt. Willard (Ice) : East Face - Lower : Left Hand Monkey Wrench (WI3)
By: sthomas When: Jun 15, 2010

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Comments: Did this last season. Enjoyable, but short.

Quick word of warning: the chandelier that can form on the left side tends to be fragile. It got hit by a small chunk of ice dislodged by a climber above and basically exploded, hitting a pair of climbers racking up underneath it with a pair of microwaved sized blocks (they were fine, just called it a day after that incident).

I recommend waiting on the right end of the climb to avoid falling ice.

Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Orange Crush : Orangahang (5.12a/b) : Photo
By: sthomas When: Apr 23, 2010

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Comments: a) nice shot
b) what knot is that???

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