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Member Since: Jul 26, 2003
Last Visit: Mar 25, 2014
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Point Rank: # 4,531
Total Points: 137
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 39 | Routes 1 | Areas | Photos 23 | Page Improvements | Comments 5 | Posts 2 | Stars 6 | Ratings 2

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Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Little Bear Peak : Northwest Face (4th)
By: Tim Judkins When: Nov 29, 2009

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Comments: Fantastic route! Climbed it in August 2009 when almost completely dry. Despite this being the "less crowded" route, there were no less than 7 climbers near the start when I got there. It's loose, so wear a helmet and be the first one on the route. Rope/gear are unnecessary on this route when it's dry. I found it low 5th class about 60' up for a short stretch, with no good options for pro. The rest was great 4th class. You may be able to keep it all 4th class, but this would require a lot ... more >>


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : Spearhead : North Ridge (5.6)
By: Tim Judkins When: Aug 21, 2005

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Comments: Climbed on 8/20/5. Dr Dan has a great photo below, but it's a bit misleading. His P1 starts as for the classic route, but takes a crack right of the slab. P2-P4 in his picture are the classic route (not harder than 5.5). Our "classic" route is based on Rossiter's guidebook. There seemed to be a lot of variations in the 5.6 range.

I'd give it 3 stars for the setting, length, and rock quality. The moves aren't as aesthetic as you can find 40' off the ground in Eldo, but this route gives you... more >>


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Turkey Perch : Left Handed Jew (5.7+)
By: Tim Judkins When: Jul 24, 2005

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Comments: Great climb. There are placements for smaller (0.5 to 1.0 Camalots) above the crux, but they're sorta hidden on the right of the 10' offwidth stuff. Don't puss out (and flee to Honky Tonk like I did) because of this apparent lack of pro. Pulling the crux was hard 5.7, especially if you're not confident with your fists.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Silverton : Eureka : Stairway to Heaven (WI4)
By: Tim Judkins When: Feb 16, 2004

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Comments: Matt and I approached STH by crossing the drainage on a bridge near the cabin. We headed up from there and traversed northeast-ish to the climb. It may have been a bit quicker, but the normal approach is probably safer in terms of avoiding slides.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Wild Basin : Hidden Falls
By: Tim Judkins When: Jan 2, 2004

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Comments: There is a horse trail that starts from the left side of the road about 100 yards before the ranger's station. There is a small sign for the trail, and it takes you very close to the climb, so you won't have to keep peering through the trees from the main trail. Also, it has a bridge early on, which makes it so you don't have to break trail and cross the creek on ice.