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Location: MA : Cape Ann : Cavalry Boulder Field aka G... : Cavalry Boulder : The Smiley Problem (V4-5)
By: JChepes When: Nov 11, 2013

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Comments: Natti and I worked on it, and when he got it, he liked V4. Isn't everything on Cape Ann V4? Plenty of local sand around to stuff them bags full! Regardless, great problem that's sunny, high, and usually dry.


Location: MA : Cape Ann : Skull Island Boulders : Old Pen Boulders : Photo
By: JChepes When: Oct 29, 2013

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Comments: The bleak and the beautiful. You get this one yet, Pete?


Location: NH : Rumney : The Northwest Passage : Forty Six and 2 (5.12d)
By: JChepes When: Oct 18, 2013

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Comments: Hooray for TOOL fans! New album 2014!


Location: MA : Cape Ann : Dyke's Pond (Gloucester)
By: JChepes When: Jul 28, 2013

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Comments: Hey Pete, I heard the Gloucester PD wrote you that ticket because they're upset you're cleaning and establishing all these great problems in the area. They want these boulders to remain hidden and covered in lichen for none to enjoy, forever! Stay out of Cape Ann, old man! Hahahaha!


Location: NH : Albany Slabs : The Tao of Dow (5.8+ PG13)
By: JChepes When: Jul 24, 2013

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Comments: I remember using a large nut at the top but no small ones. You do want a tri-cam, black I think, down low, or you will have a run-out. A thread is a hole in the rock which a sling can be passed through and used as pro. The most important thing to remember is the only bolt on the climb, which protects the crux, is crap.
Great climb, but I would not want to test that bolt. Top anchors are new. 60m rope will not get you down. You have to downclimb @10 ft to make it. Fun cliff, just needs som... more >>


Location: MA : Lynn Woods : Hotel Boulders
By: JChepes When: Jul 22, 2013

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Comments: I wish there was place where these blocks could get moved to so they wouldn't be destroyed. An island of misfit boulders for all to enjoy:) Route one was probably a bouldering meca before man and machine wreaked its toll. Pebbles as far as the eye could see. We'll probably get a few more Dunkin Donuts out of it.
Any chance on some last rites, final sesh, Pete?


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : The Mordor Wall : Difficulties be Damned (5.14a)
By: JChepes When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: Awesome! What's next?


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : barrington levy (5.10a)
By: JChepes When: May 21, 2013

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Comments: No sorry needed! Thanks for the work your putting in at the pond. Place is coming along nicely.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : Desperation (5.10c)
By: JChepes When: May 19, 2013

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Comments: I started right under the first bolt. Nice quartz cube for the start. Couple of 5.7 face moves to the first bolt.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : barrington levy (5.10a)
By: JChepes When: May 19, 2013

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Comments: This climb now has a bolt at the start. Looks like it might take some gear. Is it good to go or still waiting for more hardware?


Location: NH : Pawtuckaway
By: JChepes When: May 10, 2013

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Comments: Was there last weekend, 5-4-13 and black flies were swarming. Bring dope. With the wet weather could get worse.


Location: MA : Mormon Hollow
By: JChepes When: Apr 7, 2013

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Comments: Raven Closure till June 15th. Right side of crag, Priaprism Buttress, closed beginning at the 5.7 "warm-up" route. The rest of cliff open.


Location: NH : Pawtuckaway : Blair Woods : Fisherman Boulder (Fundy Bo...
By: JChepes When: Feb 2, 2013

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Comments: Saw someone pull a few moves on it. Way hard and technical. Brett Meyers FA? Slabbin!


Location: MA : Cape Ann : Cavalry Boulder Field aka G... : Concord St. Entrance : The Driven Boulder : Thee Off-width (V4-5)
By: JChepes When: Jan 19, 2013

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Comments: Congratulations on making the cover of Climbing magazine, Mason. Massachusetts represent if you are from this state!


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : Geezer Pleaser (5.13d R)
By: JChepes When: Dec 27, 2012

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Comments: Wow! Almost spilled my coffee watching that video. Nice job!


Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Goodrich Rock Trail
By: JChepes When: Nov 24, 2012

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Comments: Thanks and welcome back Jay! Always thought that a bouldering circuit would make this area complete. Ta Da!!!! Dickey and Sandwich are two fun spots for some "quiet" time if your into that sort of thing. Campton campground also never seems to be that hectic during the season for those of us unfortunate to live in the area. Some great swimming holes too.


Location: MA : Lynn Woods : Stone Tower area : The Gem Boulders
By: JChepes When: Nov 23, 2012

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Comments: These directions start from the tower. I think you walk past The Buttermilker for a ways (45secs), the blocks are somewhere in on your left. Nice problems with a bit of seclusion, possibly contributing to their elusiveness.


Location: MA : Cape Ann : Arrowhead Cliff : One Little Indian (5.10+) : Photo
By: JChepes When: Oct 18, 2012

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Comments: One of my favorites on Cape Ann.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : Trundle Drunk Express (5.11a)
By: JChepes When: Sep 20, 2012

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Comments: Genius:> Beware of trundling drunks with bud lights!

WARNING: Drinking classic american weasel piss may result in an inability to solo successfully.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond
By: JChepes When: Sep 18, 2012

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Comments: SWI-Soloing while intoxicated. Now that sounds like a great idea!


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond
By: JChepes When: Sep 16, 2012

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Comments: Anyone have any info on the new route on the Flywalk? Was really fun and loved the homemade bolts and anchors. Could make for an interesting sporty ice route.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : Desperation (5.10c)
By: JChepes When: Sep 16, 2012

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Comments: Love the homemade bolts.


Location: NH : Stonehouse Pond : The Nose (5.8)
By: JChepes When: Sep 16, 2012

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Comments: Yes! This felt 5.8 to me. Always thought this was 5.6 and was like damn! Beautiful route!


Location: NH : Kancamagus Crags : Sundown Ledge Area : Sundown Ledge--Main Cliff : Agent Orange (5.11b)
By: JChepes When: Sep 10, 2012

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Comments: Also note that cold shut before trad section is spinning and the weld did not look good.


Location: NH : Sandwich Notch : Highlander Wall : The Contender (5.10a)
By: JChepes When: Sep 10, 2012

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Comments: Good one with cool thread.


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