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Rock Climbing Photo: On Peak 11,300 in the Ruth

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Location: UT : Echo Canyon : Bear Hollow : Clint Eastwood Wall : Josie Wales (5.10c)
By: tsuji When: Sep 29, 2016

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Comments: Drilled pockets? c'mon guys

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Sundial : Eleventh Hour (5.8)
By: tsuji When: Jul 10, 2016

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Comments: Not sure if I just got spoiled climbing in RMNP but this climb was pretty disappointing. The Third pitch was good, the rest were bad.

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Lone Peak Cirque : Summit Wall : Triple Overhangs (5.10a)
By: tsuji When: Jun 27, 2016

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Comments: The crux pitch was amazing, the other pitches were unremarkable.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower : North Chimney (5.9)
By: tsuji When: Apr 24, 2016

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Comments: ^ I used a 5, the party in front of me used a 6. Either one will work fine.

Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Little Eiger : The Decider (5.10a/b)
By: tsuji When: Oct 2, 2015

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Comments: Climbed it yesterday, and someone bailed off a quicklink halfway up the route. I tried to get it off, but it was on there pretty good. If someone wants to bring a wrench up there, that would be great. Also, I know it's been beaten to death, but please don't be the guy bailing off quicklinks, it's a pain in the ass for everyone else.

Location: WY : Wind River Range : Baptiste Lake : Mount Hooker : Hook, Line, and Sinker, aka... (5.12 PG13)
By: tsuji When: Aug 26, 2015

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Comments: We added bolts to the belays at the top of pitches one and three. Also added a bolt to the traverse on P4 (on Whit's suggestion).

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Glacier Gorge : Arrowhead : Airhead (5.11+)
By: tsuji When: Jul 13, 2015

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Comments: The crux pitch is one of the best in the park. If it were a couple pitches taller or closer to a trailhead, it would be a top five classic route.

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Otis Peak : Zowie : South Face (5.8+)
By: tsuji When: Jul 7, 2015

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Comments: This climb seemed like a pick your own adventure type deal. I ended up below the summit block and climbed a pretty cool 5.7-8 handcrack/corner past a nest of webbing and then up the finger crack.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : The Titan : Finger of Fate (5.8 A2)
By: tsuji When: Mar 16, 2015

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Comments: Thought I would add my 2 cents after climbing the route. No need for a hammer, however, I found tri cams were really useful. We brought doubles from green alien to #4 camalots plus a #5. Offsets would have been nice but we got by without them. Someone posted to bring a #6 camalot, we brought one and I didn't use it at all. I'm about 6' and was able to climb the last pitch without a cheater stick, all clips were easily reachable except for the last one which I got with two ... more >>

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : The Bridger Jacks : Vision Quest (5.10d PG13) : Photo
By: tsuji When: Aug 18, 2014

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Comments: The good ol' days

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : The Diamond : ... : Photo
By: tsuji When: Nov 26, 2013

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Comments: Nice, man, good work! That looks like a pretty wild belay!

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : The Diamond : ... : Photo
By: tsuji When: Nov 24, 2013

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Comments: I did, were you guys on the route that day?

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Hallett Peak : Culp-Bossier (5.8+)
By: tsuji When: Jul 13, 2013

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Comments: Hey Brett, I was on the route on 7/3, and it was pretty dry. Maybe it rained the night before you got on it?

Location: CA : Central Coast : Pinnacles National Park : East Side : Discovery Wall : Lithium (5.11b)
By: tsuji When: May 27, 2013

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Comments: Climbed this with Adam, once you're above the last bolt the route trends slightly right on the better looking holds. I went left at first and got into an area where it was clear people had been pulling off chunks of rock. Not a great place to be when you're going to hit the deck if a hold breaks.

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : The Diamond : Casual Route (5.10a)
By: tsuji When: Apr 17, 2013

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Comments: ^Joseph,

There are no eyebolts on this route. There is a nest of webbing at the end of the third pitch traverse, but that's the only fixed anchor I can remember. If you've done much climbing, you shouldn't have trouble building an anchor at the end of any of the pitches.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Island In The Sky : Standing Rock : The Regular Route (5.11c)
By: tsuji When: Apr 8, 2013

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Comments: Pretty sweet route. On the approach the fixed rope is currently there for the descent and in decent shape. I tried combining the last two pitches using a single rope and got stopped by some heinous rope drag. It might have worked with double ropes but I would advise against it with only a single. Also, the summit register was gone, maybe the next party could bring up a spare nalgene?

Location: CA : San Francisco Bay Area : Castle Rock Area : Waterfall Cliff : Convulsions (5.11b)
By: tsuji When: Mar 30, 2013

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Comments: Didn't realize the bolts end after the roof and ended up climbing quite a ways with no pro. Bring some small cams!

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Royal Arches : Serenity Crack (5.10d PG13)
By: tsuji When: Feb 21, 2013

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Comments: If you're trying to get from 3 to 1 with two 60's be careful! The anchor is right at the end of the 60's and it wouldn't be hard to go off the ends of the ropes if you forgot to tie knots.

Location: CA : Tahoe : West Shore : Eagle Creek Canyon : Eagle Lake Buttress : Wind Tree (5.9)
By: tsuji When: Dec 10, 2012

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Comments: Good views, not very good climbing for the approach

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column : Astroman (5.11c)
By: tsuji When: Nov 1, 2012

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Comments: Climbed this one a couple days ago and didn't notice anything too loose at the bottom of changing corners. The loose flake on the pitch after the enduro is still there though. It makes an interesting, almost metallic sound when you hit it.

Location: CA : High Sierra : 12 - Shepherd Pass : Mt. Tyndall : North Rib (3rd)
By: tsuji When: Sep 9, 2012

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Comments: Not a bad scramble. Obvious, fun line to the top

Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : Photo
By: tsuji When: Jul 14, 2012

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Comments: Not at all

Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part C - Pony ... : Pony Express (5.11c)
By: tsuji When: Jun 8, 2012

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Comments: Climbed this today and no wasps. Pretty cool line!

Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Elephant Buttresses : Third Buttress : Wingtip (5.10c PG13)
By: tsuji When: May 8, 2012

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Comments: Climbed this today and did not have a #6 BD like Tommy recommended. It would have been nice to have right off the deck!

Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Bear Lake Trailheads : Emerald Lake / Tyndall Gorg... : ... : Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 (M5+)
By: tsuji When: May 7, 2012

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Comments: Climbed this yesterday. The infamous snow mushroom forced us around to the right into some tough terrain. Topped out before two which made us think that this isn't quite a grade IV route.

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