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Location: CT : Western Highlands : Mattatuck State Forest : Junkyard : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 9, 2014

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Comments: Ya nothing worth looking at... I spent sometime hiking back there but its all garbage rock IMO. I also checked out the zone just south of there once and found rocks but nothing that warranted a trip back with shoes.

What I've wanted to check out is: binged.it/1weYtF3. Land is owned by company across the way and south. I spoke to the CEO about access he said they let hunters go on there via waiver. But I never really pursued. From the geology doesn't really look inspiring... Heres anothe... more >>


Location: CT : Western Highlands : Mattatuck State Forest : Junkyard : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 9, 2014

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Comments: Rocks of course... binged.it/1qc7lvH


Location: CT : Western Highlands : Mattatuck State Forest : Junkyard
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: I've explored extensively in the northern portion of the forest and found the rock quality no so good... Awesome to see there's some good rock on the southern portion though it does seem limited.


Location: CT : Western Highlands : Mattatuck State Forest : Junkyard : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: This shot makes this wall and rock quality look really good... I'm surprised honestly beacuse I've come across many cliff back there and none looked as nice rock wise.


Location: CT : Western Highlands : Mattatuck State Forest : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: The friendly answer is so if you see/find this cliff you know you should keep walking to the others that ARE climbable legally. Seem pretty straight forward.


Location: CT : Central Valley : East Peak : Merimere Face : Lightening Strike (5.13-)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 5, 2014

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Comments: Its the arete/edge of the roof. So Thor's goes along the inside of the dihedral/roofs, Lightening Strike ascends the outside corner/lip of roofs, to the right of Thor's Hammer.


Location: PA : Southeastern Lowlands : Birdsboro Quarry : 10. The Wall of Immortals : Magnanimous (5.13a)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Sep 5, 2014

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Comments: So how much of this route is manufactured (drilled pockets, glue etc)? Is the crux natural or drilled? Obv its a quarry so probably all was manufactured... just curious though.


Location: CT
By: Morgan Patterson When: Aug 26, 2014

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Comments: They show up that way because you rated them only one star, but appear based on community ratings... so says Nick.


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Unconquerable Crack (5.10a) : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: Nice send.. gear doesn't look excessive at all.


Location: CT : Eastern Coastal Slope : 9 Wall (Feather Ledges)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: The RMF Picnic was this weekend at Chatfield Hollow...


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Prow Area : Liquid Sky (5.13b) : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: Probably one of my fav shots from the NE.


Location: CT : Western Coastal Slope : West Rock State Park : South Buttress : Ballfield Slabs : 30 Seconds to All Night (5.10)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: Did u go left or right hand up for the crux?


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Caroline (5.9)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: Wow thanks for the backstory and information! Any bit of historical info is great! Especially, since you're the FA and the routes got some interesting and great history.


Location: CT : Western Coastal Slope : West Rock State Park : South Buttress : Ballfield Slabs : 30 Seconds to All Night (5.10)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 25, 2014

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Comments: Did u climb this recently? Like in the summer sun?


Location: CT : Eastern Highlands : Ross Rocks : Party Wall : La Losa (5.8) : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: New England Sarcasm...


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Caroline (5.9)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: Details?


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Golden Age (5.12b)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jul 8, 2014

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Comments: RMF prohibits the placement of any fixed gear. As their by-law is written, a climber could infact drill holes and place removable gear and still be in compliance. None of the routes on this arete have ever been lead... that's the draw.


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Golden Age (5.12b)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 26, 2014

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Comments: So who wants to pitch in some loot?? I'll get the ninja suit ready...


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Golden Age (5.12b)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 23, 2014

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Comments: Ha... already got the FFA haha! U might be able to do it on gear but it'd be R/X probably and drilling holes in that just to place RB's (that aren't meant to hold whippers) seems kinda silly.

Historically everything on this corner has been done on TR and claimed as FA/FFA. Sam Slater & Swan Song, Bill Lutkis and Black Orchid (FA on aid then TR for FFA), KN and Cygnus X. Though to be the first to lead a route on this corner would be pretty impressive.


Location: CT : Central Valley : Ragged Mountain : Main Cliff : Golden Age (5.12b)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: Still... no second ascent??? Come'mon CT who doesn't love a good TR?


Location: CT : Western Coastal Slope : West Rock State Park : South Buttress : Old Quarry Walls : Crackrock Corner (5.9)
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: Anyone been on this rig yet?


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: Awesome


Location: CT : Central Valley : Cathole Mountain : Main Walls : Acid Reign (5.6 X) : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 12, 2014

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Comments: With a pry bar and hammer im sure I could find some solid rock for an anchor. Might just be down a layer ;-) Actually, the bush that has the anchor built through it looks to have some solid rock right behind it.


Location: CT : Central Valley : Cathole Mountain : Main Walls : Acid Reign (5.6 X) : Photo
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 12, 2014

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Location: CT : CT Bouldering : Bald Rock Basin
By: Morgan Patterson When: Jun 5, 2014

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Comments: So anyone done any cool new FAs?


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