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Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Picnic Lunch Wall : Teddy Bear's Picnic (5.10c)
By: another Chad When: Sep 5, 2014

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Comments: "The guidebook I got says to rap with two ropes. Is that unnecessary?


You can get down Teddy Bear's Picnic with one rope but you'll have to make more than one rappel.



Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Trout Creek : The Main Wall : The Space Between (5.10+) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Sep 4, 2014

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Comments: "It's not a TR, it's a second or follow."

Is that right.

Chad


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Rocky Butte : Breakfast Cracks
By: another Chad When: Aug 9, 2014

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Comments: Here's the set up for top-roping several of the Breakfast Cracks classics.

Blackberry Jam
With a 50 foot (give or take) static rope, tie an end around the large fir tree that's 40 feet back from the top of the climb. Pull the rope to the edge of the climb. During this process you'll be attached to the rope with a Grigri. Tie a loop in the end of the rope and attach a locking carabiner to it. Put the center of your climbing rope through the locking carabiner and toss it over the cliff. Ba... more >>


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Carver : Carver Cliff : Wall In-Between : Burning from the Inside (5.11d)
By: another Chad When: Jul 28, 2014

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Comments: Feels harder than Angular Motion.

I replaced the anchor webbing today. The old tat was amazingly well camouflaged with moss and lichen.


Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Ship Rock : West Chimney (5.7 X) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Jul 9, 2014

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Comments: Good god that's ugly!


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Trout Creek : The Northern End : Where's Noah Vibbert (5.11-) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Jun 25, 2014

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Comments: I'd wondered where this (route) name came from. So, where is Noah Vibbert?


Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Red Wall : Breakdown in Paradise (5.10b)
By: another Chad When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: This route looks cool but climbs like crap.

Chad


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Ozone : (7) Heaven's Wall : Stairway to Heaven (5.6)
By: another Chad When: Jun 14, 2014

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Comments: Micah, the anchor bolts at the top of Stairway to Heaven have not been removed (Heaven's Ledge Anchor). The original black Metolius Rap hangers are still there. I talked with Mike bout this. The post above should probably be deleted.

There are bomber placements two feet horizontally from where the first bolt on Stairway to Heaven used to be (C4 #2 or #3).

Chad


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Broughton Bluff : (3) Red Wall : Physical Graffiti (5.10d)
By: another Chad When: Jun 4, 2014

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Comments: Crack boulder problem.

Chad


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Broughton Bluff : (3) Red Wall : Pinhead (5.11d)
By: another Chad When: May 21, 2014

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Comments: Ryan, you can lower to the ground with a 60m rope from the top of Pinhead and have a couple feet to spare. That is if you are getting up there via Sheer Stress. Approaching from Sheer Energy or anything else probably wouldn't work with a 60m.


Chad


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Rocky Butte : Breakfast Cracks : Espresso (5.9) : Photo
By: another Chad When: May 19, 2014

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Comments: Espresso is the hand crack that starts to the left of the rope. Red Zinger is the crack that arches to the right.


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Ozone : (2) Middle Earth : Helm's Deep (5.9)
By: another Chad When: May 13, 2014

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Comments: Great route description. Never have placed gear on it either but if the grade is near your limit then it might be worthwhile.


Chad


Location: NC : The Dump : Voodoo Child (5.11a)
By: another Chad When: May 13, 2014

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Comments: Harder than Vermin.


Chad


Location: OR : Portland & The Gorge : Broughton Bluff : (1) North Face : Dark Tower (5.13) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: Thanks for posting these. Great photos.

Chad


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : The Monument : Desert Gold (5.13a PG13) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Apr 1, 2014

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Comments: perfect


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Ozone : (3) Snake Wall : Opdyke's Crack (5.9+)
By: another Chad When: Mar 29, 2014

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Comments: This is my favorite gear climb at Ozone. Clean & solid, good gear, long, and a decent dose of exposure make for a fun time.

Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Smith Rock Group : Northeast Face : ... : Photo
By: another Chad When: Mar 17, 2014

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Comments: This photo is of The Struggle Within, not Entering Relativity.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Red Wall : Animal Farm (5.10b/c)
By: another Chad When: Mar 17, 2014

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Comments: Fairly fun climbing with the occasional choss.

Chad


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Ozone : (9) New School Wall : Dad's Nuts (5.9)
By: another Chad When: Feb 6, 2014

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Comments: The loose rock on this route is unnerving.


Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Shipwreck Wall : Tsunami (5.12c) : Photo
By: another Chad When: Feb 5, 2014

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Comments: My pleasure. Now if I could only lead it.


Chad


Location: OR : Mt Hood : French's Dome : Yellow Brick Road (5.10b R)
By: another Chad When: Jan 27, 2014

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Comments: Gotcha, thanks. I've been curious about the route.


Chad


Location: OR : Mt Hood : French's Dome : Yellow Brick Road (5.10b R)
By: another Chad When: Jan 27, 2014

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Comments: "I rarely change the grade from what is listed in the local guidebook but I do agree that it doesn't feel like a 10b."


Are you saying it feels harder or easier than 5.10b?


thanks

Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : West Ship River Face : Caffeine Free (5.10c)
By: another Chad When: Dec 23, 2013

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Comments: Feels like a solid 5.10b to me. Caffeine Free is my favorite line of the base routes on this buttress.


Chad


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : Shipwreck Wall : Walking While Intoxicated (5.10b)
By: another Chad When: Dec 23, 2013

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Comments: Awkward. Not much fun.



Chad


Location: OR : Mt Hood : Enola Hill : Opal's Arete (5.12a)
By: another Chad When: Dec 13, 2013

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Comments: This is such an awesome and memorable climb. One of my favorites.

FFA 2004 by Orion Watson & Sonya Kepler


Chad


^Edited to correct Orion's name.


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