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Last Visit: 3 days ago
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Aug 6, 2021
The road did really get hammered in the rainstorms, mainly where side drainages belched debris flows over t… View Comment
Jun 6, 2021
As of summer 2021, the approach is in pretty sad shape due to the late February avalanche cycle. Generator… View Comment
Apr 12, 2018
Nice try on the photo PD- taken by Gordon MacNeil with my Pentax when I was shooting B&W: me leading and Ha… View Comment
Feb 4, 2017
Nice job, guys! I've eyed that flat-topped tower for 42 years, and speculated about how a route could b… View Comment
Jul 6, 2015
Another great addition- I started up the lichen-covered crack directly below the upper crack, and then deci… View Comment
Jul 6, 2015
Great new route addition, JS. Fun climbing, interesting moves, and steep fun. Nice work! View Comment

Forum Messages View All 12

Regional > Southern Utah Deserts
Reply: The Jungle; Aquarius Plateau road conditions
Aug 9, 2021 We drove in over Barney Top in my Subaru on Monday (Aug 2), and down the regular Pine Canyon road on Friday the 6th. There's been enough truck traffic that high-clearance vehic… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Paradise Forks/ Volunteer Canyon post-fire conditions?
Jul 12, 2021 I'm wondering if any of your firefighting buddies have offered insight into the post-fire conditions of these two amazing spots. From my reading of the fire maps, Raphael burne… View Message
Regional > Northern Utah & Idaho
Sugar House Park spire
May 19, 2021 Has anybody climbed this thing? View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Alpine Pizza Flagstaff history
Apr 30, 2016 Sorry to hear the folks at the restaurant had lost the historical thread. The top photo is of Scott Baxter on Portal of Paradise Pinnacle, a soft-rock summit on the Navajo Rese… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Granite Mountain Wildfire?
Jun 28, 2013 Further update from the Prescott Daily Courier, based on insight from hotshots on the scene and afterwards: "But several other trees that are special to the rock climbing com… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Granite Mountain Wildfire?
Jun 23, 2013 Sorry to bear bad news, but it looks like the climbing area was fully engulfed early on (before Zach's photos above). I found this image on Flickr Granite Mt fire on Wednesday… View Message

Route Scores View All 20

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 56
Candyland
Trad 5 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 1
Comanche Point Pinnacle
Trad 2 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 14
Beast
Trad 5 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b A0
 5
Southwest Face
Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Beautiful Day
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
 12
Heart of Darkness
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Candyland Central Arizona > … > Granite Mountain > Middle Section
Avg:  56
Larry:
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 5 pitches
5.10
Comanche Point Pinnacle Northern Arizona > Grand Canyon > Comanche Point
Avg:  1
Larry:
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
5.11-
Beast Wasatch Range > … > Bell's Canyon > Bell's Beast
Avg:  14
Larry:
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
Southwest Face Northern Arizona > … > Marg's Draw > King Crimson
Avg:  5
Larry:
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b A0 Trad, Aid 3 pitches
5.12 A0
Beautiful Day Northern Arizona > … > N Side > 5. Tralfamadore Wall
Avg:  5
Larry:
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
5.8+
Heart of Darkness Northern Arizona > … > Paradise Forks > Obsidian Wall
Avg:  12
Larry:
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R Trad
5.9+