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Member Since: Apr 26, 2009
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Page Improvements = 3
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Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Serenity : Eavesdown Docks : Sudden, Yet Inevitable Betr... (5.10a)
By: Austin Baird When: Sep 12, 2013

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Comments: Great climb up through the ninth bolt. At bolt 9, the rock quality gets worse and makes every move slower and more methodical up to the roof. There might be some secret beta for pulling the roof that makes it 10a but I played around up there for about 5 minutes and didn't find anything that felt easier than 10c\d. I thought this felt substantially harder than the 10b right next to it and a little harder than the 10c two routes over.

Location: UT : Uinta Mountains : Ruth Lake : Good Medicine Area : The Legend (5.10c)
By: Austin Baird When: Jun 23, 2013

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Comments: Awesome route!

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Challenge Buttress : North and West Faces : Hollow Man (5.9)
By: Austin Baird When: May 2, 2013

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Comments: One of the links at the top is pretty grooved through (insert rant about not toproping through the chains). I didn't have anything with me or else I would have switched it out myself. If anyone gets the chance to swap out one of the links up top (I think I remember it being a quick link), it would be helpful.

Location: UT : Joe's Valley : Ice : Donorcicle (WI5) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Dec 20, 2012

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Comments: Is there anything you can back that rock up with? Just in case it blows?

Location: NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Jungle Wall : Jungle Wall (5.11b) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Jul 17, 2012

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Comments: Is the bolt spacing like this for most of the route? 15 - 20 feet in between bolts?

Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 3 - Windy Point East : ... : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Apr 25, 2012

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Comments: You mean the clouds?

Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : The Titan : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Mar 28, 2012

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Comments: I think that's leftover haze from a storm - I've never really known the Moab area to have air quality problems.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Horizontal Mambo (5.12d) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Jan 9, 2012

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Comments: Yeah dude. Really. It's a roof and would be a bitch to clean. We don't go to J-Tree and start bitching about your ethics. Show us the same courtesy.

Edit to add: Not that I had anything to do with putting it up; just that I resent your bitching.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Oak Creek Canyon : Upper Painted Bowl : Chicken Lips (5.10a)
By: Austin Baird When: Dec 27, 2011

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Comments: Killis - I've never rebolted a route but I've climbed on enough ASCA bolts in RR to make me feel indebted. If we can work out a schedule, I'll drive down from Provo and help out. Only catch is that we have to climb it afterwards.

Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Geology Tour Road : Jerry's Quarry and Lost Pen... : Jerry's Quarry : ... : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Nov 19, 2011

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Comments: Is wearing two different shoes important beta or is it just a fashion statement?

Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The North Gym : Apogee Pending (5.14a)
By: Austin Baird When: Sep 27, 2011

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Comments: I wish you hadn't given all the beta. You totally ruined my onsight.

Location: CO : South Platte : Big Rock Candy Mountain : Fields of Dreams Growing Wi... (5.11+ R) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Aug 3, 2011

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Comments: Wimp.

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Green Adjective Gully : Fallen Arches (5.13a) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Sep 20, 2010

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Comments: There's one bolt on the whole freaking route. How literate is your part of Pennsylvania?

Location: WY : Fremont Canyon : The Bridge : Easy Day for a Lady (5.9) : Photo
By: Austin Baird When: Jun 10, 2010

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Comments: Is your first placement really 30 feet up? Ballsy.

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Galaxy Area
By: Austin Baird When: May 30, 2010

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Comments: What's the area past Tatooine - the one under the black waterfall? We were up there today and saw a lot of cool-looking routes, but I didn't want to get on anything that hadn't been sent yet. Perin, Crisco, Tristan - are those routes kosher to get on?

And thanks a lot - this is my favorite area in the canyon!

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Carbuncle Buttress : Made to be Broken (5.10+ PG13)
By: Austin Baird When: May 1, 2010

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Comments: What makes this a PG-13?

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : Galaxy Area : Tatooine : Jawa Jam (5.9)
By: Austin Baird When: Apr 26, 2009

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Comments: Amazing climb! Coming out from the corner onto the exposed face is nerve-wracking move. I left a draw up there and went to get it 2 days later but it was gone. Has anyone grabbed a Cypher draw recently?

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