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Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Black Velvet Wall : Prince of Darkness (5.10c) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Jan 20, 2014

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Comments: You should send it to DMM...


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Geology Tour Road : Virgin Islands Area : Star Wars Rock : Between a Rock and a Hard P... (5.10b)
By: Chris Owen When: Jan 16, 2014

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Comments: Is it Indian?


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Geology Tour Road : Virgin Islands Area : Star Wars Rock : ... : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Jan 16, 2014

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Comments: That pyramid shaped boulder in front looks like it came out of the recess at the bottom - cool.


Location: CA : High Sierra : Incredible Hulk : Red Dihedral (aka "Yggdrasi... (5.10) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Jan 6, 2014

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Comments: In the dark for me :-(


Location: NH : Rumney : Venus Wall : Venus Envy (5.10a) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Jan 1, 2014

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Comments: Not stainless, but surface corrosion of carbon steel is not an issue for overall strength.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Jumbo Rock Area : Conan's Corridor : Spiderman (5.10a) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: Wish those had been around when I first climbed it (the big cam I mean).


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Phobos/Diemos Cliff : Phobos (5.9+) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: One of the moons of Mars.


Location: CA : High Sierra : Checkered Demon
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: Messed up my Subaru Outback on the approach road once, a long time ago. Now I have a Land Rover and no worries.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Cardinal Pinnacle : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: Taken on 12/27/13.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : Alabama Hills : The Cattle Pocket : Sunday Matinee Wall
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 30, 2013

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Comments: I only did four routes here, but three of them had very odd conclusions; it seemed like I'd clip the final anchors then pull another move. So, while I understand that the anchors are placed optimally to allow the rope to run, I felt kinda robbed at the end.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : Alabama Hills : The Cattle Pocket : ... : Sand Trap (5.9)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 28, 2013

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Comments: Hard to know where the crux is, perhaps the flake moves at the top?


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : Alabama Hills : The Cattle Pocket : ... : Ranger of the North (5.6)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 28, 2013

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Comments: I agree with Susan. Tricky at the top.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : Alabama Hills : The Cattle Pocket : ... : Clearing The Trail (5.9)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 28, 2013

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Comments: Not 5.9 unless today I was completely off form. More like 5.10b or c for me considering how much I flailed.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Rock : EBGB Block Area : ... : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 15, 2013

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Comments: Center stage.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Nabisco Canyon : Pinky Piranha (V3)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 14, 2013

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Comments: Thanks for posting.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Nabisco Canyon : Scurf (5.12a)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 14, 2013

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Comments: After the open moves on pretty good jugs there's a pretty darn tough move on small holds - a huge handrail broke off here about 15 years ago. After pulling that move energy reserves are key to completing the route.

Reardon used to solo this one - pretty stunning.


Location: CA : High Sierra : Mt. Darwin : North Face (Steep Snow)
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 13, 2013

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Comments: Here for approach info.


Location: CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 11, 2013

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Comments: Home to Vector Analysis.


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Columbia Mountains : ... : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Dec 6, 2013

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Comments: Must've been a sight to see.


Location: NH : Rumney : Waimea : Technosurfing (5.12b) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 30, 2013

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Comments: Hands of a climber - vital, tense...

Guy Kirkus - Hands of a Climber.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Rock : Echo Rock - West Face : ... : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 29, 2013

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Comments: Tony Tennessee on his second lead (he did Mental Physics that same day in the morning).


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 2nd Meat Wall : Humble Pie (5.12+) : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 29, 2013

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Comments: Yes indeed, one of mood, and commitment - the essence of climbing.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Wonderland of Rocks : Nomad Dome : Willard (5.7)
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 29, 2013

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Comments: OMG Chris! Well bolted? There are some big run outs on this one, namely to the first bolt, and then there's a tricky bulge move just before the last bolt, blow that one and you're in for a ride. I recommend, as stated previously, taking some small cams with you to protect the opening sequence up Last Angry Arab and across to the first bolt, and for the long final runout to the last bolt, that last bolt should probably been placed just below the bulge, but a small cam will fit there so never mind... more >>


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Wonderland of Rocks : Nomad Dome
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 29, 2013

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Comments: OMG Steve! There's no way these are sport routes. Trail to the dome was well trodden and also cairned at critical spots - so, easy to follow for the careful. I headed east too early, up a drainage but it wasn't that bad, returning I followed the trail all the way to the main Wonderland trail.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Wonderland of Rocks : Nomad Dome : Photo
By: Chris Owen When: Nov 29, 2013

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Comments: That's not the line I took on Willard, I stepped left after the second bolt and climbed the blunt arete on good holds, then stepped back right to the third bolt.


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