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Location: Utah > Saint George > Utah Hills > The Diamond > Second Cousin (5.11b)
By: Weston L When: Nov 13, 2017

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Comments: Pretty sure this is closer to 115' not 90'


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Charleston > Echo Cliffs > North Echo Cliff > ... > Bat Boy (5.11b)
By: Weston L When: Sep 24, 2017

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Comments: Crux clip is tough if you are short and hanging your own draws. Brilliant climbing.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Charleston > Echo Cliffs > North Echo Cliff > ... > Click and Clack (5.9)
By: Weston L When: Sep 24, 2017

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Comments: There is a block/ledge on this thing that I would tread lightly on. Attempts to trundle were unsuccessful but I suspect it won't be a permanent piece of the wall - just a matter of whether we are talking on a glacial time scale or human.

Other than that, fun warmup.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Charleston > Echo Cliffs > North Echo Cliff > Sonar Wall
By: Weston L When: Sep 24, 2017

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Comments: This is a truly wonderful cliff that is destined for popularity. Great routes in a cool setting across a spectrum of grades. Great work, Mike!!


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Calico Basin > The Fox Area > The Fox (5.10+)
By: Weston L When: Aug 17, 2017

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Comments: Whoever chopped the anchor bolts on this thing did a very poor job. Why bother chopping if you aren't going to patch and fill?


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Calico Basin > Burns Wall > Hand Drilled Heaven (5.11b)
By: Weston L When: Apr 10, 2017

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Comments: The stacked washer and rusty chain anchor on this route has been replaced.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Calico Basin > Burns Wall > Turkey Trot (5.10c)
By: Weston L When: Apr 10, 2017

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Comments: The stacked washer and rusty chain anchor on this route has been replaced.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Potosi > West Side > Sleepy Hollow
By: Weston L When: Mar 21, 2017

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Comments: Superb area, huge thanks to all of the FA teams...

Regarding the road in, we drove in today in my partners subaru forester with minimal drama. Would not want anything less. Careful driving is key but nothing super gnarly as of today. Road conditions are always subject to change. In the forester it took us about 30 mins from the A-frame.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Potosi > West Side > Sleepy Hollow > ... > 80 Feet of Heat (5.11b)
By: Weston L When: Mar 21, 2017

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Comments: Superb climb...final three bolts didn't feel any harder than the lower cruxes.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Mount Potosi > West Side > Sleepy Hollow > ... > Ichabod's Icicles (5.10a)
By: Weston L When: Mar 21, 2017

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Comments: Good route with great movement, should clean up to be awesome in time.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Black Velvet Canyon > Whiskey Peak > Triassic Sands (5.10)
By: Weston L When: Mar 16, 2017

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Comments: A couple of things regarding weekend bandit's 80 meter rope rap beta...

1. The rap from top of 4 to top of 3 is casual.

2. The rap from top of 3 to top of 2 is a legitimate rope stretcher. Make sure you have a true, full 80 meter rope...and be prepared for a very, very slim margin for error in a highly exposed position. TIE KNOTS IN THE END OF YOUR ROPE. Stretch gets you there and not much more. Be ready to grab the ends when the second person is done rapping, I would im... more >>


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Lone Pine Area > Alabama Hills > Cattle Pocket and Corridors... > ... > Gettin' Western (5.10b)
By: Weston L When: Feb 27, 2017

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Comments: this thing definitely felt broken to me this past weekend. obvious feature had fallen off near maybe the 4th bolt? 5th bolt? I'm 5'7 and the climb felt miles harder than anything else of the grade on the Eastside I have climbed.


Location: Arizona > Northern Arizona > The Arizona Strip > Lime Kiln Canyon > The Grail > Last Supper (5.11a/b)
By: Weston L When: Feb 12, 2017

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Comments: Dislodged a torso-sized block on the route today that was part of the crux sequence. Multiple holds were flexing on the route. I'm not sure if the recent rain had impacted how the holds were mortared into the wall or whatnot, but climbing with extreme care and having the belayer wear a helmet would be wise.


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Parcher's Bluff > Horatio Hornslinger (5.10a)
By: Weston L When: Feb 7, 2017

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Comments: Great route that looks improbable for the grade, but both gear and features appear when needed.


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Parcher's Bluff > Parcher's Prow (5.6)
By: Weston L When: Feb 7, 2017

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Comments: Good route for the grade with potential to be great once and if it cleans up a bit (somewhat flaky).


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Parcher's Bluff > Robert Fonda Wasn't Here (5.10b)
By: Weston L When: Feb 7, 2017

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Comments: Fun route with great movement!


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Parcher's Bluff > Thirstin' Howl (5.10d)
By: Weston L When: Feb 7, 2017

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Comments: Great route, maybe best at the cliff. Bring your catcher's mitt to catch that baseball hold.


Location: Arizona > Northern Arizona > The Arizona Strip > Lime Kiln Canyon > The Back Walls > Freezerburn (5.11b)
By: Weston L When: Feb 5, 2017

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Comments: The length is way off on this pitch, as well as those to the left of it. These pitches are closer to 90-100', not 50'.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Calico Basin > Sunny and Steep > Edward Silverhands (5.10a)
By: Weston L When: Jan 8, 2017

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Comments: Randy - According to Handren's guide, if the route you are referring to is on the East face of the boulder (4 bolts), it is Golden Nugget, 5.11d.


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Pine Creek Canyon > Stick Gully > Photo
By: Weston L When: Jan 5, 2017

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Comments: Dave, what this was coming down from?


Location: Arizona > Northern Arizona > The Arizona Strip > Lime Kiln Canyon > The Sacred Trust > Office Party (5.10a)
By: Weston L When: Nov 8, 2016

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Comments: Really fun romp with a few short bits that might be 5.10. Easy to link pitches and as stated above, this is the perfect route to get warmed up to/acclimated to the area.


Location: Arizona > Northern Arizona > The Arizona Strip > Lime Kiln Canyon > The Sacred Trust > Simple Truths (5.10c)
By: Weston L When: Nov 8, 2016

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Comments: Great climbing, if a bit sharp on the upper pitches. My partner and I both thought this to be fully 10c.

The undercling pitch is wild!


Location: Nevada > Southern Nevada > Red Rock > Second Pullout > Sweet Pain Wall > Pain Relief (5.9+)
By: Weston L When: Jun 10, 2016

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Comments: Super fun route that serves as a great warmup for the wall. That being said...no way this thing is 5.10


Location: California > Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Pine Creek Canyon > OJ Buttress > Jersey Tan (5.11a)
By: Weston L When: May 22, 2016

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Comments: A fantastic rock climb with a super sweet finish. It's all there, but beta intensive. Fully agree with Jeff's 5.11a assessment as well.


Location: California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Washington Column > Astroman (5.11c) > Photo
By: Weston L When: May 7, 2016

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Comments: RIP buddy...


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