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Location: Utah : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Hell Area : El Diablo Wall : White Noise (5.13b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 27, 2017

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Comments: Does anyone have info on the line of bolts that head left from the second bolt of White Noise? They lead over the blocky roof between White Noise and I'll Take Black. Thanks.


Location: Alabama : Little River Canyon : The Concave : Showboaters (5.13b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 3, 2017

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Showboaters starts at 3:15.


Location: Colorado : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : The Quarry Wall : One Night (5.13c)
By: Taylor Roy When: Feb 16, 2017

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Comments: Nice work, Madeline! I am glad you liked it. Is that the second ascent? What do other people think about the grade? It's totally possible that I was wrong about the grade. Compared to the other 13s at The Quarry, One Night took waaaay more effort. So, that's how I arrived at the grade.


Location: Utah : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : The Hideaway
By: Taylor Roy When: Feb 16, 2017

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Comments: We were at Hideaway on Feb 15. Once we were across the river if took us about 30 minutes to slowly hike from the bottom of the drainage to the base of the wall(this included a few stops). Unfortunately, most of the routes were wet- especially the steep sections at the bottom of the wall.

The West face went into the sun around noon and stayed sunny until 4pm. It also seemed much drier than the South face.

The South face gets early morning sun and stayed sunny until 3pm.

It was 47F and we ha... more >>


Location: Utah : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Bouldering : White Pine Boulders : ... : Unknown (V3)
By: Taylor Roy When: Nov 9, 2016

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Comments: I have no time for petty arguments in my life. Especially about rock climbing.

Sorry if this post upset some people. I have tons of respect for the history of LCC and in no way am trying to rewrite that history.

To those who were rude, mean and disrespectful, I hope at some point in your life you learn it's not OK to be that way.

To those who were pleasant, I offer you a sincere thanks.


Location: Utah : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Bouldering : White Pine Boulders : ... : Unknown (V3)
By: Taylor Roy When: Nov 7, 2016

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Comments: This thing required some serious cleaning. Lots of flakey rock and lichen. Seemed very fresh which is why I claimed the FA. If I am mistaken, I will happily change the name and FA info.


Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Bronaugh Wall : Nanotechnology (5.11b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 13, 2016

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Comments: Hi Dustin. Thanks for the correction. I ran out of time this morning and just dashed out a rough draft of the description. I was planning on finishing later today when I had time. Cool route. Any backstory on the name?


Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Drive-By Crag : Thug Life (5.13d)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 12, 2016

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Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Bald Rock Recreational Pres... : Chocolate Factory : Gene Wilder (5.13a)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 12, 2016

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Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Purgatory : Dracula '04 (5.13b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 12, 2016

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Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Tieranny Roofs : Purple People Eater (5.13-)
By: Taylor Roy When: Dec 29, 2015

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Comments: Climber does 13a finish.




Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : South Clear Creek : Solstice Cave : Soho the happy dog (5.12c/d)
By: Taylor Roy When: Dec 3, 2015

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Comments: Very sharp upper crux involves a finger crack with razor edges. Recommend taping left pointer finger below first knuckle. Otherwise awesome route.

Also, beware of the fixed draws. Not sure how long they have been there but they are sun damaged and a bit frayed. Inspect before trusting them.


Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Bald Rock Recreational Pres... : The Motherlode : Madness Cave : Transworld Depravity (5.14a)
By: Taylor Roy When: Nov 16, 2015

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Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Gold Coast Cliffs : The Underworld
By: Taylor Roy When: Nov 11, 2015

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Comments: Wrote a blog about our efforts to find the Underworld. Includes details and pictures on how to find this area.

taylorroy.blogspot.com/b/post-...


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Little Clear Creek : The Hanger : Dysplasia (5.12a)
By: Taylor Roy When: Sep 7, 2015

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Comments: Beware of the huge, chalked up block above the second bolt. It's very hollow sounding, got a crack almost all the way around it and vibrates when you hit it. Just a matter of time before this thing comes off.


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Little Clear Creek : The Hanger : Opportunity Lost (5.10c)
By: Taylor Roy When: Sep 7, 2015

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Comments: Beware of the large block around the second bolt. It's hollow sounding. Tread lightly.


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Lilly Bluff : Rolling Coal (5.12b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Aug 28, 2015

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Comments: Scrubbed the upper part. Still some lichen and moss but much cleaner now. Enjoy!


Location: North Carolina : Linville Gorge : Gold Coast Cliffs : The Underworld
By: Taylor Roy When: Aug 19, 2015

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Comments: Got lost trying to find the underworld. Could anyone provide detailed approach instructions? We parked a Conley Cove and hiked for an hour on the Rock Jock Trail. The only pink marker we saw was about 5 minutes into the hike where Conley Cove Trail intersected with the Rock Jock Trail. Are the markers still up? What milage do you park at for shortcut approach? Landmarks? Assume I know nothing about the names of canyons, trails, etc. Would really like to find this place. Thanks!


Location: North Carolina : Cathey's Creek Crag : The Cave : Shattered Glass (5.12+)
By: Taylor Roy When: Aug 3, 2015

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Comments: Watch out for loose rock in the black band at mid-height. Otherwise, a fun route with a slightly contrived finish. Thanks for putting this up!


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Lilly Bluff : Rolling Coal (5.12b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Jul 27, 2015

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Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : South Clear Creek : The Outer Circle Ampitheatr... : Boo Yah (5.12c)
By: Taylor Roy When: Jul 26, 2015

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Comments: I am 5'8" with a +1" reach and was able to keep my feet on the wall when I did the lateral move. It is a huge move, but you don't need to be 6' tall to do this one. Intense little route!


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Little Clear Creek : The Hanger : The Saint of Auschwitz (5.11c A0)
By: Taylor Roy When: Jun 29, 2015

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Comments: Love the udder hold at the top! Milk it!


Location: Tennessee : Obed & Clear Creek : Little Clear Creek : Cornerstone Block : Centerstone (5.12c)
By: Taylor Roy When: Jun 29, 2015

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Comments: 5.11 to a hard V6 with some big reaches, small edges and a tough last clip. Much harder than Cornerstone.


Location: Kentucky : Red River Gorge : Bald Rock Recreational Pres... : The Motherlode : GMC Wall : Cutthroat (5.13b)
By: Taylor Roy When: Apr 13, 2015

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Comments: Good option after heavy rain. Doesn't seem to have runoff problems.


Location: Tennessee : Dayton Pocket/Laurel Falls ... : Vapor Lock Cave : Red Headed Stepchild (V8-)
By: Taylor Roy When: Feb 22, 2015

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Comments: The second problem in this video.




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