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Clint Cummins

Palo Alto, CA

Member Since
Jan 15, 2007
Last Visit: 1 day ago
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6 days ago
True. This overlay was made in 2015 when I was still using MS Paint to show routes on a photo. Dots were… View Comment
May 17, 2021
There is a much better xRez photo which can be zoomed in to Apathy Buttress, and you can easily locate th… View Comment
May 13, 2021
My web page is now at: web.archive.org/web/2019053… View Comment
May 12, 2021
On the first ascent of Snake Dike, Eric Beck did climb out right onto where Snake Dance or Eye in the Sky a… View Comment
Nov 3, 2020
The tree anchor at (4) was pretty dead the last time I was up there (a couple of years ago). It was direc… View Comment
Jul 2, 2020
Sounds like fun! I updated the overlay again, and Bruce updated the description, so I think we have a p… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 363

General > Beginning Climbers
Reply: Need help identifying these vintage carabiners - C…
Jun 13, 2021 https://forums.alpinezone.com/threads/vermonts-climb-high-closes-after-39-years-of-business.89936/  (2011)The oval Climb High biner is fine to use.The other biner has an o… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Possible accidental retrobolt
Jun 9, 2021 Notapplicable wrote: Top roping is just scouting out the line. It's not a FA until you lead or solo it. Congrats on the send!Toprope climbs are sometimes significant challe… View Message
General > Injuries and Accidents
Reply: Avalanche Fatalities Skyladder Mt Andromeda Canadi…
Jun 8, 2021 Amazing to see the ski tracks in the photo which stop above a bit above the origin point,and then boot tracks where the person climbed back up the slope. View Message
Partners > Northern California Partners
Reply: Yosemite Wall Partner for 5/31-6/1 I have an overn…
May 28, 2021 Piton scars sometimes create good nut placements.  Other times they create a flare that is hard to use.Cams work better in cracks with parallel sides and don't usually ben… View Message
Partners > Northern California Partners
Reply: Yosemite Wall Partner for 5/31-6/1 I have an overn…
May 28, 2021 What it means is that hammering pitons / beaks / copperheads tends to enlarge piton scars and break off flakes,which changes the holds for free climbing.Usually after an aid cl… View Message
Partners > Northern California Partners
Reply: Yosemite Wall Partner for 5/31-6/1 I have an overn…
May 28, 2021 Note that Bulging Puke has been freed at 5.13, and you really shouldn't be hammering on a free climb.Lots of other aid climbs to choose from, and most of them don't need a hamm… View Message

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