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Location: Oregon : Willamette Valley : Flagstone : North Wall : Joy Luck Club (5.12a)
By: twellman When: Sep 22, 2013

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Comments: This is one excellent sport climb. Hard almost all of the way, multiple cruxes and rests, super well bolted, and great to project. Get on it if you're up there!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Apocalypse Walls : Apocalypse Later (5.11c/d)
By: twellman When: Sep 22, 2013

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Comments: Ed, it should be noted that: (a) several of the people who gave this route 4 stars have climbed all over Rumney, and well beyond, and still consider this a great route; and (b) despite all of your long-winded complaints, you didn't even vote on the quality of the route. Fortunately, you only get one vote. Maybe you are mad that your own routes aren't getting higher star ratings?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Photo
By: twellman When: Sep 21, 2013

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Comments: looks high on the hill... any good looking lines on it?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Orange Crush : Tin Man (5.13a)
By: twellman When: Aug 27, 2013

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Comments: It seems the Tin Man is now missing his "heart"... how fitting.


Location: Idaho : City of Rocks : Transformer Corridor : Short Circuit (5.10a)
By: twellman When: Aug 16, 2013

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Comments: Crazy opening move (wouldn't want to miss... you'd certainly come back down onto the boulder) and fun easier climbing to the top.


Location: Idaho : City of Rocks : Elephant Rock : Elephant Rock - East : The Pygmies Got Stoned (5.10a) : Photo
By: twellman When: Aug 16, 2013

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Comments: Actually, dead on... the bolts are all a big reach out left to clip. It is a bit of a joke.


Location: Wyoming : Ten Sleep Canyon : Valhalla : Superratic Pillar : Great White Behemoth (5.12b)
By: twellman When: Aug 15, 2013

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Comments: Probably was a bit more perfect (and easier) in its earlier days... a bit polished now. Wonderful climbing nonetheless!


Location: Wyoming : Ten Sleep Canyon : Home Alone : Always Keep it Loaded (5.12a) : Photo
By: twellman When: Aug 13, 2013

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Comments: This photo, and the one in the guide, make it seem like the route is overhung. Not true! It climbs more like a steep slab, never quite making it to vertical.


Location: Wyoming : Ten Sleep Canyon : Wall of Denial : Zombie Leprachauns (5.11d)
By: twellman When: Aug 13, 2013

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Comments: Very fun route, will get better with more traffic. Though probably not 5.12 overall, there is a whole lot of 5.11 climbing on this one!


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Buffalo Pit
By: twellman When: Aug 11, 2013

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Comments: I've seen that route too, all lonely out there.... it'd not the 11d (not in the book at all), looks more like 5.9 or 5.10.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Infinity Wall
By: twellman When: Aug 10, 2013

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Comments: Hey Lee. A friend of mine and I put up that slab last fall. We used the bolts from the crack anchor to clean/bolt it, and were planning to come back and put in an anchor, but forgot about it. I'll go out sometime in the near future and take care of it. It's probably about 5.6, short but nice edgy slab climbing. It will be a good way to get up there to set up a toprope on the cracks. I'll add it to MP after we finish it.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney
By: twellman When: May 17, 2013

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Comments: Anyone know if you can use the America the Beautiful national parks pass for parking at Rumney? Maybe you just leave the card on your dashboard?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Crow's Nest : Scuttlebutt (5.6)
By: twellman When: Apr 21, 2013

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Comments: Lee, I think it would be appropriate to remove the PG13 rating, given the super safe bolting of the climb. Wouldn't want anyone to miss out on scuttling their butt up this one because of a false sense of danger.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Infinity Wall
By: twellman When: Mar 1, 2013

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Comments: I found the infinity wall this past summer by continuing out past the bakery for about 10 minutes, passing a few small crags without much potential on the way. When we got to the wall, we said, hmm this looks cool, let's put our stuff down here and go find the infinity wall. After about 30 minutes aimlessly searching, we found our way back and then realized that it was actually the infinity wall. So, in conclusion, it is not as impressive as its name may imply. Marks description is good, and it ... more >>


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Waimea : Technosurfing (5.12b) : Photo
By: twellman When: Dec 18, 2012

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Comments: haha nice lee. thought i saw some blue smears last time i was up there. was this the FSA?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Jimmy Cliff : Photo
By: twellman When: Dec 2, 2012

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Comments: Probly LeCours Heli-Tours, LLC.

It's funny how the clippity slab is almost exactly 45 degrees. I'm almost tempted to get out my protractor to confirm this.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Orange Crush : Predator (5.13b)
By: twellman When: Nov 13, 2012

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Comments: Ha Lee clearly it was the clothes holding you back. If you take your pants off, you'll probly send China Beach next weekend.... if you can find someone to belay you.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Northwest Territories : Primitive Times (5.8)
By: twellman When: Oct 18, 2012

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Comments: I think this could be a nice climb if it were thoroughly cleaned and retrobolted. The corner certainly is a nice feature, and the reason it's so dirty is because no one climbs it, being a non-splitter trad route at Rumney. Anyone else have an opinion on this?


Location: New Hampshire : *Cathedral Ledge : Airation Buttress : Airation (5.11a) : Photo
By: twellman When: Oct 16, 2012

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Comments: Kevin, how did you mislabel yourself as someone else?

Seeing your fingers in those locks makes me want to go climb this again...


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Armed and Dangerous Area (M... : Fish Corner (5.10b V1- R)
By: twellman When: Sep 23, 2012

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Comments: I also think this is deserving of a lower, stick-clippable bolt. The corner is quite fun, and I think the reason no one climbs it is because all the bolts are after the crux!

Mark, does the bolt need to be a glue-in?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall
By: twellman When: Sep 11, 2012

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Comments: Thanks for the info Mark. Is it the cut-leaf toothwort, the same one they put up the fence near Flesh for? I think it would be helpful for someone with good knowledge of the rare plants in the area to put some of that info (and photos if possible) here on MP. Most people, including myself, wouldn't know the difference between rare plants and weeds. Maybe we could work that out with someone from the forest service.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall
By: twellman When: Sep 11, 2012

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Comments: Does anyone know what the deal is with the anchors on top of the tallish section of cliff that is straight up from the bathrooms, very close to the parking lot, about 200 feet left of the Meadows Flow ice climbs? Looks like some pretty dirty chossy rock... maybe they're also for ice climbing?


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : Armed and Dangerous Area (M... : Flying Squirrel (5.11a)
By: twellman When: Sep 9, 2012

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Comments: This route is fun fun fun. The initial swinging boulder problem is very unique climbing!

I am taller (6') and obviously that makes grabbing the first holds easier, but getting your feet up and under you is easier for shorties! I thought 11a was a fair grade, it is a bouldery opening sequence.


Location: New Hampshire : *Rumney : The Meadows
By: twellman When: Sep 5, 2012

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Comments: Haha I just noticed that the quick clip in the picture is only rated at 11 kN. I guess the number decreases as the clip gets worn. Fixe has some pretty impressive technology these days!


Location: New Hampshire : WM: North Conway : Humphrey's Ledge : The Geriatric Walls : Cold Feet (5.10 R)
By: twellman When: Sep 3, 2012

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Comments: Seems like that could just as easily make the gear worse... but I hope it does get better so I can lead it next time I'm there!


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