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Nov 20, 2013
Also can be done with hands in crack, feet on face only; and can be done one-handed. View Comment
Nov 20, 2013
can be done strictly, no touching anything on either edge - considerably harder. View Comment
Nov 20, 2013
very thin face and smear; the difficulty varies with the temperature and humidity. View Comment
Nov 20, 2013
interesting problems all the way up, and has variant finishes; for even more fun, continue up and right thr… View Comment
Nov 20, 2013
Base is underwater much of the year, but it is still a good destination. Many years ago I called this "Crys… View Comment
Nov 20, 2013
proper technique quickly reduces this to a 5.8, though a very nice one. undercling, sidecling, layback as p… View Comment

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Regional > Southern States
Reply: Leading at Great Falls in VA
Jun 27, 2013 Your identification of the rock type is correct, but your implication that large chunks might fall off at any time is not. In thirty years of leading, toproping and bouldering… View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Leading at Great Falls in VA
Mar 29, 2013 Kirby - I agree - I've always trusted my placements at Seneca to a high degree. But of course the conformation of the rock lends itself to stuff falling off. I've been to Old… View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Leading at Great Falls in VA
Mar 26, 2013 Actually, Great Falls has excellent texture, but only in places not heavily climbed or water-polished. View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Leading at Great Falls in VA
Mar 26, 2013 I posted an extensive photo-essay on this very topic in August on my own blog: davefiddleswithcameras.blog… My own bottom line is this: The rock is no worse than Seneca… View Message