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City of Rocks, ID


Member Since: Sep 14, 2008
Last Visit: Feb 8, 2014
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 9 | Routes | Areas | Photos 2 | Page Improvments | Comments 3 | Posts 2 | Stars 1 | Ratings 1

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Run Out 1st Bolt

Run Out 1st Bolt

NV : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

Feb 19, 2013

City of Rocks, ID

City of Rocks, ID

Chris DeSantis : Here n There

Jul 8, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NV : Red Rock : First Pullout : Tuna and Chips Wall : Albacore Man (5.8 R)
By: Chris DeSantis When: Feb 19, 2013

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Comments: sort route but climbs clean. this route shares the same 1st bolt fall hazards as Tuna & Chips.


Location: NV : Red Rock : First Pullout : Tuna and Chips Wall
By: Chris DeSantis When: Feb 19, 2013

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Comments: i lead this route over the weekend and the 1st bolt 40+ feet off the deck certainly presents a potential danger. if any of the holds broke off (thin sandstone does do that from time to time) before the first clip, the fall would take you past the large block that juts out at the base and another small boulder at the landing. it would not be a clean fall!

i did find a shallow, horizontal pocket where you could place a medium TCU to protect before you get to the first bolt. however, after that... more >>


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Beachball Crag
By: Chris DeSantis When: Jul 8, 2012

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Comments: I was just up at Beachball crag and found at least three (3) top-rope anchors had been removed. Why someone would chop anchors at this crag makes absolutely no sense to me. Sure you can set trad-anchors in some places but not everyone has the gear or skill set to do that. I would think we would like to encourage climbing for all people at all levels without getting anyone injured. Besides it is all short, low grade stuff that real climbers wouldn’t bother with but it’s great for new folks or... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
Found: Nut at the base of JHCOB Wall Lost and FoundChris DeSantisSep 10, 2013
re: Auto-Blocking Belay device?Climbing Gear DiscussionChris DeSantisJan 12, 2009

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Second East Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : JHCOB Wall

Contributed Ratings

Name Established Rating Suggested Rating Location

Second East Face

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : JHCOB Wall