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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
My 11-year old son above Kiener's chimney.

My 11-year old son above Kiener's chimney.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Kiener's Route (5.3 Easy Snow)

Sep 27, 2001

Lamb's Slide

Lamb's Slide

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Kiener's Route (5.3 Easy Snow)

Sep 27, 2001

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CT
By: Brian When: 2 days ago

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Comments: I think including a map help would help? I have to agree with Mike that most people don't know what/where a coastal slope is. I found this map via a search for Connecticut coastal slope.

CT Areas
CT Areas



Location: Rhode Island : Arcadia Management Area : Mt. Tom : Main Wall
By: Brian When: 3 days ago

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Comments: Where in the overhang? Photo: climbri.org/mttom.htm This might have been done before. I can ask some of the oldsters.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : i. High E : High Exposure (5.6) : Photo
By: Brian When: Aug 11, 2015

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Comments: Nice perspective.


Location: NH : WM: Crawford Notch : Stairs Mountain
By: Brian When: Aug 8, 2015

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Comments: Both power drills and (new) fixed protection are prohibited in Wilderness Areas.

climbri.org/WMNFClimbingManage...


Location: NH : *Rumney : The Meadows : No Money Down (Left) : No Money Down (5.10c)
By: Brian When: Aug 3, 2015

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Comments: I just did this again after a long while. "...your ability to jam"...we must do this entirely differently because I don't jam anything, just grab steep jugs and side pulls.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : e. The Mac Wall (Something ... : Something Interesting (5.7+)
By: Brian When: Jul 25, 2015

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Comments: I just did this route again after many years. Like many Gunks routes the rating should be according to height. The Gunks is full of horizontals and if you can reach the next horizontal jug it may feel like 5.7 but it you can't it may feel like 5.10.

So this is an approximation of the rating based on height, according to me, your mileage may vary.
6.2 ft 5.7
5.10 ft 5.8
5.6 ft 5.9
5.2 ft 5.10


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (m) Smith Rock Group : (2) Llama Wall
By: Brian When: Jul 22, 2015

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Comments: Thanks. That's the route. It didn't feel that hard but after all the crimpy climbs I did it might have just felt easier.


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: Brian When: Jul 21, 2015

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Comments: Yeah even the WMCC identifies the climb by name. The group guarding the secret. It seems a bit hypocritical.

flickr.com/photos/wmccpics/set...


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: Brian When: Jul 19, 2015

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Comments: Yeah, climbing at Farley has been a real "eye opener." :-)


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: Brian When: Jul 14, 2015

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Comments: LOL...posting the photo and the grade of the route is okay, but posting the name might make it easier to find? Or people won't climb it if they don't know the route's name? Illogical.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc... (5.8 PG13) : Photo
By: Brian When: Jun 13, 2015

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Comments: There are a million shots from this vantage point and this is one of the best I've seen. Makes me want to climb it at sunset.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Photo
By: Brian When: Jun 12, 2015

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Comments: No Picos de Europa?


Location: CT : Central Valley : Rattlesnake Mountain : Rattlesnake Cliff : Photo
By: Brian When: May 28, 2015

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Comments: It looks like a juvenile rat snake. Google juvenile rat snake and click "Images."
There are lots of full grown (black) rat snakes at Rattlesnake.
Rat Snake
Rat Snake



Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals : Rodney's Chocolate Frosted ... (5.7)
By: Brian When: May 13, 2015

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Comments: You don't need two ropes to get down. One 60m and two raps.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (m) Smith Rock Group : (2) Llama Wall
By: Brian When: May 13, 2015

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Comments: There is a new route on the far right side of the cliff. Tan bolt hangers on the easy side. Anyone know what it is named and rated?


Location: Rhode Island : Comment : Photo
By: Brian When: Apr 28, 2015

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Comments: Or they build a house right on top of one of the few decent cliffs in RI (Diamond Hill).


Location: NH : * NH Ice and Mixed Climbing : Mt. Willard (Ice) : Photo
By: Brian When: Mar 9, 2015

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Comments: Great shot.


Location: Rhode Island : Wolf Hill Quarry
By: Brian When: Feb 25, 2015

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Comments: An ice climbing area only. No worthwhile rock climbing. Very loose with danger of falling rocks.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : i. High E : Bonnie's Roof (5.9) : Photo
By: Brian When: Jan 30, 2015

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Comments: Usually photos are tilted to make them look steeper. This one is actually steeper than it appears in the photo. If you adjust the horizon to be horizontal it will show the true steepness. Nice photo though with the clouds. I love that climb.


Location: Leslie McG : random : Photo
By: Brian When: Jan 1, 2015

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Comments: Cool tights!


Location: MA : Farley Ledge : Photo
By: Brian When: Nov 14, 2014

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Comments: Fun jug fest. Anyone know the name of this climb?


Location: NH : * NH Ice and Mixed Climbing : Mt. Lincoln : Lincoln's Throat (WI3)
By: Brian When: Nov 12, 2014

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Comments: You may want to only do this in early winter conditions. I saw a huge slab avalanche go down this gully. It is an avalanche chute once the snow builds.


Location: CT : Eastern Highlands : Ross Rocks : Table Rock : Invitation to Dinner (5.9 X)
By: Brian When: Oct 30, 2014

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Comments: Yeah, I would call it 5.7ish but I'm constantly accused of sandbagging grades. Most people call the face 5.8. Probably height dependent.


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