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Rock Climbing Photo: Maxwell's Balls. Rating to be determined, I put it...
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By ChefMattThaner
From: Lakewood, co
Sep 14, 2013
If you put this route up, then you understand the importance of not blasting it all over MP. Places like this should remain locals only knowledge!
By mike sheridan
From: Golden
Oct 16, 2013
I don't know where you're from, but I grew up able to ride my mtn bike here from my house! I've spent lots of money on anchors here and want people to climb the routes. If they were to only be locals knowledge, you wouldn't even know about it! You're welcome!
By ChefMattThaner
From: Lakewood, co
Nov 3, 2013
Personally I think most of the new bolted routes are 1 star at best. With plenty of 3 star routes to be had, you picked some of the worst ones. Who bolts a route with 5.6 climbing the whole way to a 5.11 finish. If I am climbing a 5.11, I want it to be at least somewhat consistent to the grade. Who wants to climb a 30' 5.6 route with 5 feet of 5.11?? Of course, that is my opinion, and I'm sure you will completely disagree with that. Maybe it's just "not my style" as they say, but my first hike to the falls was over 20 years ago, so I don't think you had anything to do with me finding this place. But thank you anyway... I guess??? I'm so glad you spent all that money on anchors, and I hope this becomes the new Canal Zone and there are more climbers then routes on any given day. I liked this area because it was a decent place to go on a sunny weekend in the summer that isn't scorching hot. Luckily you didn't ruin all the areas like this around here.
By mike sheridan
From: Golden
Nov 5, 2013
Can you even get your feet off the ground on this one?
You sound like a sissy la la pants.
By mike sheridan
From: Golden
Nov 5, 2013
I picked up a full trash bag worth of cans and glass here last weekend, why don't you go do something productive to help the climbing community instead of blasting people on their efforts!
By ChefMattThaner
From: Lakewood, co
Nov 13, 2013
No I can not get my feet off the ground on this route. Its 5.6 start is just waaaaayyyy too hard of a move for me right off the deck, that shit's dangerous!! I could sprain an ankle or something!

Thank you for cleaning up some of the copious amounts of trash I saw last time. I was disturbed by the amount of trash I encountered last time. That being said, at least I was criticizing your work on factual basis, you are really reaching with the accusation that I do not give back to the climbing community.
By Geoff U
From: Centennial, CO
Nov 21, 2016
I have not climbed this route - it does not look classic by any means - but hey now anyone can climb it! Thanks for your efforts, Mike. Non-bolters like myself really appreciate the time and money you put into developing an area so everyone can enjoy it. Those like ChefMattThaner should just not climb here and keep their comments to themselves - nothing productive came out of his criticism.
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Maxwell's Balls.
Rating to be determined, I put it up in Dec. and have only tried it once. Possibly 12a, 3 bolts to anchors.

Submitted By: mike sheridan on Aug 12, 2011
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