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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Mushroom Jazz

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1)

Trad, 1 pitch, 65'

AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : Slackline Pillar

May 8, 2012

Hunting for Mushrooms

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2)

Trad, 1 pitch, 65'

AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : ... : Slackline Pillar

May 8, 2012

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Slackline Pillar

AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Stack Rock

May 8, 2012

Stack Rock

AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings

May 7, 2012

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Bowline on a bight, close up.

Bowline on a bight, close up.

Beginning Climbers : Bowline for Master Point Kn... : Post

Aug 13, 2013

Standard cordelette with a Bowline on a bight.

Standard cordelette with a Bowline on a bight.

Beginning Climbers : Bowline for Master Point Kn... : Post

Aug 13, 2013

Standard cordelette with a Figure-8 knot.

Standard cordelette with a Figure-8 knot.

Beginning Climbers : Bowline for Master Point Kn... : Post

Aug 13, 2013

Standard cordelette with overhand.

Standard cordelette with overhand.

Beginning Climbers : Bowline for Master Point Kn... : Post

Aug 13, 2013

TUFA

TUFA

Climbing Gear Discussion : TUFA Climbing : Post

Nov 14, 2012

Hexes

Hexes

Climbing Gear Discussion : Question : old hexes, slung... : Post

Apr 17, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: General Climbing : ID This Hanger? : Photo
By: Allen Corneau When: Sep 18, 2013

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Comments: Bingo.


Location: OK : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : The Narrows : Lichen Wall : Large Corner Girdle (5.6 R)
By: Allen Corneau When: Apr 16, 2013

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Comments: Rap anchor status as of 4/14/13:

Purple/pink cord (which has been there since at least October 2012) is getting old and should probably be replaced sometime soon. Blue 9/16" super-tape was looking relatively good.

Rap ring still looking good, someone had added some camo-colored 5mm cord to back it up. I retied the cord to a doubled loop.


Location: OK : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : The Narrows : Lichen Wall : The Full Monty (5.8)
By: Allen Corneau When: Oct 9, 2012

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Comments: Guess not many folks get on this one... very dirty, lots of lichen, and we were breaking off flakes and chunks of rock left and right.

Also, there is a large, 3-4 foot flake just inside the middle dihedral (about half way up) that is very hollow and it won't be long before that sucker pops out of there, hopefully not taking out the climber or belayer in the process.


Location: OK : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : The Narrows : Lichen Wall : Large Corner Girdle (5.6 R)
By: Allen Corneau When: Oct 9, 2012

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Comments: Climbed this today and cleaned up the rap station (small rock pillar just beyond the trees).

Removed one piece of blue webbing with all sorts of strange knots (referenced by Craig C., perhaps?). Retied some purple cord and newer blue webbing into a uniform system with the rap ring (could use a second one, though).


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Brown Cloud Rocks : Windy Days (5.8)
By: Allen Corneau When: Sep 19, 2012

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Comments: Got to the top and found only one anchor. Didn't realize there were chains just over the edge, so I down-climbed to the anchors on "Pee on Dee", then down-climbed, and back-cleaned all my draws.

I'd recommend changing out the one ring anchor for a standard hanger. That way folks will know to continue up until they get to the chains.


Location: OK : Wichita Wildlife Refuge : Mount Scott : Upper Mount Scott : Atomic Elbow Drop (5.8)
By: Allen Corneau When: May 31, 2012

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Comments: Nice route with some fun moves, but if you fall while leading the middle slabby section you will probably hit the Pile Driver ledge.

One should consider this a "no fall" zone until you get a piece in the black water-stained crack on the right.


Location: AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Stack Rock : Slackline Pillar : Mushroom Jazz (5.10)
By: Allen Corneau When: May 8, 2012

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Comments: Clay Frisbie (FA) calls this 10d, Cole Fennel's book says 9+. Felt like mid to hard 10 moves getting off the ground and again past the first bolt.


Location: AR : Sam's Throne & Surroundings : Stack Rock : Slackline Pillar : Hunting for Mushrooms (5.8)
By: Allen Corneau When: May 8, 2012

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Comments: Anchor status as of 5/6/12: removed faded blue/white cord, red/blue cord looked good/recent so we left it. Added new cord (dark blue/light blue) and tied together as one anchor.


Location: David MacKenzie : NMMC Trad School : Photo
By: Allen Corneau When: May 1, 2012

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Comments: Sorry, but that's a bowline WITH a bight, not a bowline ON a bight.

BOAB has no tail like the one you have your biner clipped to.


Location: Climbing Gear Discussion : Question : old hexes, slung... : Post : Photo
By: Allen Corneau When: Apr 18, 2012

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Comments: Size : Cord length (inches)

11 : 50
10 : 49
9 : 48
8 : 47
7 : 46
6 : 45
5 : 44
4 : 43

Total 372" = 31


Location: TX : Enchanted Rock State Natura... : Main Dome : Photo
By: Allen Corneau When: Nov 10, 2010

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Comments: Warning: This photo has been horizontally transposed.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: cordelette diameter?Trad ClimbingAllen CorneauDec 31, 2013
re: cordelette diameter?Trad ClimbingAllen CorneauDec 26, 2013
re: Edelrid Mega JulClimbing Gear ReviewsAllen CorneauDec 22, 2013
re: New State Park in North Central Texas to open 2014General ClimbingAllen CorneauDec 19, 2013
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