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Location: WA : Northwest Region : Bellingham Area : The Bat Caves
By: Charles Porter When: Jul 11, 2012

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Comments: The caves are just the gaps between large boulders that fell off the cliff. They are very fun to explore though. Some of them go pretty deep. The Oyster Dome is the top of the cliff in the picture. It's named that because you can see the oyster farm in the water below. There are some bolts at the top but I don't know about the climb yet. I saw 2 guys attempt to go up once but they quickly became stuck and turned back. There are some campsites up there. You cannot park or camp at the overlook but... more >>


Location: WA : Northwest Region : Bellingham Area : Big Rock : Photo
By: Charles Porter When: Jul 11, 2012

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Comments: Oh, and to the left of the pic are 2 more bolts. And behind the camera further left is a short line bolted.


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Phoenix Areas
By: Charles Porter When: Jul 6, 2012

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Comments: I spent about 6 months in the area and didn't get to do any real climbing. Being new to the sport I decided not to go climbing by myself in the desert, but to explore all I could instead. I'll be going back with my climbing buddy Brian some time soon. Here are just some of the pics I got on my trip.

Parts of the hills look promising.
Parts of the hills look promising.


That is one strange tree.
That is one strange tree.


This was taken East of Casa Grande.
This was taken East of Casa Grande.


I thought this looked cool.
I thought this looked cool.


The following pics are from Papago Park in East Phoenix. I took a friend and his family to try some low level bouldering because t... more >>


Location: WA : Photo
By: Charles Porter When: Jul 6, 2012

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Comments: Where was this taken?


Location: WA : Photo
By: Charles Porter When: Jul 6, 2012

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Comments: There is an old abandoned prison mine there at Deception pass. A friend and I hiked to it last summer.
Here is the Cliff with the mine. A very important ...
Here is the Cliff with the mine. A very important thing to note is the current in the water. If you fall in you wont be found again.


The read star is where we came to the cliff by hik...
The read star is where we came to the cliff by hiking through a field. The arrows show our route. The green star is just below the mine entrance.


I added this one because I love these trees.
I added this one because I love these trees.



This is looking up so what looks like a ton of han...
This is looking up so what looks like a ton of hand holds are actually upside down.


After an accident the mine was blocked off. With t...
After an accident the mine was blocked off. With the proper precautions to make sure no one falls in the water this is a very cool place to go.


Cool
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