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Point Rank: # 1,385
Total Points: 445
Last Year: 172
Last 30 Days: 4
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 400 | Routes 9 | Areas | Photos 57 | Page Improvements | Comments 70 | Posts 210 | Stars 45 | Ratings 9
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Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Lower Left Wall / Ventilato... : Ego Trip (5.11c)
By: Chris Graham When: Nov 23, 2009

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Comments: I would agree with Tim J about the tricam. When I first did the route I couldn't get the pink or red to work in that pocket, the blue fit really well and I have used that piece exclusively on the first pitch. Some folks just skip the gear placement and run it out to the next bolt, but for the short time it takes to drop a tricam in, I prefer to protect the moves to the third bolt. Great route!!!


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Tourist Overlook : Little Feat (5.9-)
By: Chris Graham When: Nov 13, 2009

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Comments: I found this crack to be very strenuous and getting the gear in above the small roof was tricky. Though very short, the moves off the deck are stout and bouldery. The good thing is that the crux is early, the bad thing is that the crux is early!!! You definitely want to get good gear in before pulling up and over the crux section or you can deck on that ledge. Great locks, great gear and a pumpy route for its length. Better than Lookout, but harder IMHO. Good finish to any of those climbs that e... more >>


Location: NH : Attitash Crag : The Main Area : Trepidation (5.10b)
By: Chris Graham When: Oct 12, 2009

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Comments: Hey Jon!
We are having some fun out there. No crowds, great views, impeccable rock! Such a nice and often overlooked setting.


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Lower Left Wall / Ventilato... : Fun House (5.7)
By: Chris Graham When: Aug 7, 2009

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Comments: I have always loved this route, it was my first 5.7 lead back in the early 80's so I have fond memories. I find it is a great climb to take with less experienced climbers as there is little exposure and big ledges to chill on. It is a blocky route and could easily snap ankles on any part of the climb at any given moment, so early leaders should stay focused when making the moves up...particularly on the second pitch (pooh link-up which most parties do). Still, they are fun moves, it protects wel... more >>


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Thin Air Face : The Saigons (5.8)
By: Chris Graham When: Aug 7, 2009

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Comments: Not really sure why this one only gets 2.5 stars? This is probably my favorite "after work" evening cruises up the Thin Air face. Fun moves, good rock, great protection and an exciting finish all make this a fun outing.


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : Invisible Airwaves (5.10c A2) : Photo
By: Chris Graham When: Jun 17, 2009

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Comments: The traverse to the right after this section is a heart stopper!!! Fortunately in only gets harder after that!!! LOL Great route though...


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Airation Buttress : Airation (5.11a)
By: Chris Graham When: Jun 16, 2009

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Comments: I want to get this one clean this season...it is a beautiful, albeit painful route!


Location: NH : Cathedral Ledge : Photo
By: Chris Graham When: Jun 16, 2009

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Comments: Hey!! That's my wife Kerin carrying my youngest daughter "Lizzy" with the pigtails and my oldest daughter Emma in the yellow in the lower right hand corner. We finished up the Book that day and were topping out over on the right and were catching a ride back with them. Too funny!!!


Location: NH : Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall : Easily Aroused (5.9)
By: Chris Graham When: Apr 26, 2009

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Comments: Not a fan of this one...a bit of a contrived squeeze job IMHO, but definitely gets your attention until the third bolt. I have seen two people deck on this route thinking it was 5.7.


Location: Chris Graham : Grammy on Ice : Photo
By: Chris Graham When: Jun 26, 2008

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Comments: Always steeper than it looks!!!


Location: Chris Graham : Grammy on Ice : Photo
By: Chris Graham When: Jun 26, 2008

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Comments: Topping out on Dracula!


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re: Lost: Julbo Contest glasses, Humphrey's LedgeLost and FoundChris GrahamMay 28, 2014
re: question about cilogear 30L worksack?Climbing Gear DiscussionChris GrahamMay 20, 2014
Lost: Julbo Contest glasses, Humphrey's LedgeLost and FoundChris GrahamMay 20, 2014
re: Tenaya Climbing ShoesClimbing Gear ReviewsChris GrahamApr 26, 2014
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