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Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Cactus Garden (5.9 PG13)
By: 20 kN When: Feb 22, 2015

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Comments: All the bolts that were originally placed are still there. There is a hole for a new bolt that we are going to add, the bolt just is not there yet.


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Flower Tower (Variation) (5.10d) : Photo
By: 20 kN When: Feb 2, 2015

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Comments: This photo is wrong. The variation is actually left of the dihedral shown in the photo, not right, so about 10' left of this photo.


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall
By: 20 kN When: Jan 23, 2015

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Comments: The area has been reopened.


As of January 25, 2015, the Moke has been reopened. All climbers are required to sign an electronic waver before climbing at the Moke. You can find the waver here:

hiclimb.org/join.php

Access at this area is fragile, and the area is only open conditionally. The State requires that climbers exercise good stewardship in order for our access to remain.

Please note the following rules:

- Dogs and alcoholic beverages are prohibited by law at the Moke, on t... more >>


Location: Hawaii
By: 20 kN When: Nov 27, 2014

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Comments: Little to none. Oahu hosts over 95% of established roped climbs.


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Photo
By: 20 kN When: Oct 25, 2014

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Comments: Note that some of the grades and technical info on this map is incorrect.


Location: Hawaii
By: 20 kN When: Oct 14, 2014

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Comments: There is no development there mostly due to a lack of rock. If you are a serious climber, the Big Island is not the place for you.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : North Bend & Vicinity : Mount Garfield : Infinite Bliss (5.10c R)
By: 20 kN When: Oct 9, 2014

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Comments: what happened?


Location: Leonard Z : Moonlight Buttress : Photo
By: 20 kN When: Sep 17, 2014

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Comments: Careful ascending a fixed line with the rope running over sharp sandstone there. because there is some distance between the anchor and the end of the cliff (15' it looks like) the rope will stretch and bob around while the climber is ascending it. The sandstone will cut through the rope and it could kill your partner. you have to be super aware of that stuff. Some people put duck tape on the rope and rock where it's unavoidable, and the leader should be standing right next to the rope ensuring i... more >>


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : North Bend & Vicinity : Mount Garfield : Infinite Bliss (5.10c R)
By: 20 kN When: Dec 24, 2013

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Comments: GPS coordinates for the "parking lot."

N47.54604
W121.52151
Elevation: 1174'


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Truckee River Canyon : Big Chief
By: 20 kN When: Jun 9, 2013

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Comments: Parking area GPS coordinates:

N39.24959
W120.19069


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Submarine Driver (5.11a)
By: 20 kN When: Aug 13, 2012

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Comments: It is not the Red Tower of Pain, that is left of this line. This line shares the anchors with Ambulance Driver and starts immediately to the left of Ambulance Driver. It is literally just 3' left of Ambulance Driver. Red Tower of Pain is a steep line that starts up some overhanging choss which leads up to a vertical arette.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of Justice : Hanging Judge (5.11c)
By: 20 kN When: Jul 20, 2012

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Comments: WARNING:

I climbed this line today and noticed a serious safety issue with the fixed quickdraws. All of the fixed draws have aluminum biners and all of the biners have warn groves in the basket. The penetration range is from 25-40%. Keep in mind that the sharp edges produced in these biners can cut your rope in half if you fall and get a hard catch. Even if you do not get a hard catch, you can still get a core shot from warn biners. It has happened in a number of different areas, most notably t... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of Justice : Hanging Judge (5.11c)
By: 20 kN When: Jul 20, 2012

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Comments: WARNING:

All of the fixed draws have aluminum biners and all of the biners have warn groves in the basket. The grove penetration ranges from 25% to 40%. Keep in mind that the sharp edges produced by the groves in these biners can cut your rope in half if you fall and get a hard catch. Even if you do not get a hard catch, you can still get a core shot from warn biners. It has happened in a number of different areas; most notably the RRG. Do not underestimate the danger presented by exc... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of Justice : Officer Friendly (5.11c)
By: 20 kN When: Jul 20, 2012

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Comments: CAUTION:

The second and third bolts on this route are in need of replacement. One of them is severely bent and both of them have been drawn out of the rock excessively. Keep in mind that if you fall on one of these bolts and they fail, you are going to take a free fall onto the slab. So just keep that in mind when climbing the route.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column : The Prow (5.8 C2-3) : Photo
By: 20 kN When: May 13, 2011

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Comments: And the combination pulley itself should be backed up with a quickdraw.