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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Page Improvements = 3
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Help the Conservancy keep Yosemite clean and beautiful

Help the Conservancy keep Yosemite clean and beautiful

Northern California : Keep it Wild!

Jan 28, 2014

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Rostrum : The North Face (5.11c)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Aug 25, 2014

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Comments: Don't sleep on the first three pitches on this one. A little heads up and pumpy. Found a cam at the base of the route yesterday (8/24). If its yours let me know, I live in El Portal and can get it back to you.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Lee Vining Canyon and Tioga... : Dana Plateau : Third Pillar, Regular Route (5.10a)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: Did this route or something similar July 26th, 2014. Didn't seem to find these pins mentioned in the middle pitches, definately did some 5.10+ climbing on poor, sparse gear with scary fall potential. I believe we were too far right for most of the climb, maybe somewher between Lenticular Limbo and the regular route or just on Lenticular Limbo. Try to stay on route. Also, found some bail gear that looked pretty new, if you think it's yours email me. No snow field traverse necessary at this time, ... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Owl Rock
By: Clayton Knudson When: Mar 27, 2014

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Comments: Anybody know the name of the 5.12 on the steep side of Owl Rock? It's really good if anybody is looking for a steep sport climb. Interesting movement on good holds mostly, second to last or the last bolt is a little loose. I would bring a couple hand sized pieces to get to the first bolt,the mantle to get to the first bolt can be a little sketch.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Oct 8, 2013

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Comments: The NDSU rock climbing club will be through here this weekend (Oct. 12th and 13th) with some new to the outdoors climbers. We are going to do our best to stay spread out but just wanted to throw out a warning to the people planning on coming up for the weekend.


Location: OR : Smith Rock
By: Clayton Knudson When: Aug 2, 2013

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Comments: Going to be around August 5th and 6th in smith rock
. Anybody who wants to can contact me to climb those days. I climb comfortably in the mid tens on trad leads, willing to try a bit harder or climb sport too. Thanks!

Clay


Location: WI : Necedah (Petenwell Bluff)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Mar 30, 2013

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Comments: Up here yesterday climbing a bit yesterday(3/29/13). Approaches are still pretty snowy, icy in the steep spots but passable. Plan on the walk taking longer than you would think right now. The crack I climbed, no idea which one (slightly overhung), was dry. Sport routes are dry and friction is good with the weather. Anyway, place seems pretty good to go but there is still snow, ice and some seepage.


Location: International : Europe : Iceland
By: Clayton Knudson When: Mar 24, 2013

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Comments: going to be in Reykjavik from April 20th to the 28th. Trying to keep the commitment to climb outside every month of the year and would like to know a spot to boulder close to the city. If anybody knows of a place and or info on a gym in the area that would be super helpful. PM me and thanks in advance.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Barker Dam Area : Photo
By: Clayton Knudson When: Jan 28, 2013

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Comments: As an archaeologist i would be psyched if you called it a mortar cup instead. The "Indian girl grinding hole" thing turns out to be offensive in several different ways that have already been noted. Mortar cup is not derogatory to anyone and is easier in the long run. Sorry if that came off as angry or mean. I in no way intended that. Anyway, that's a great picture. I wonder what the rest of the site looked like.

Clay


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Lamb Dome : Little Sheeba (5.10a)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Nov 2, 2012

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Comments: Super good route for beginners in the 5.10 range. Not because its easy, much more because it isn't but protects really well. Solid and sustained with great protection and pretty mellow at the very start to get out of deck range. nuts and small cams both work great remember a 3 for the top that you can't really see from the base of the climb.


Location: WY : Devil's Tower
By: Clayton Knudson When: Aug 15, 2012

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Comments: Anybody want to climb on Saturday with a safe partner. I'm Driving back from Yosemite to Fargo, ND and wanted to squeeze one more day in before heading back to no rock land. Wouldn't want to lead more than around 5.9 or 5.10a on this different rock. (701) 399-9661 or email at Clayton.Knudson@gmail.com


Location: NV : Red Rock : Sandstone Quarry : Stratocaster Area : Unknown (5.10d)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Mar 22, 2012

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Comments: Great pumpy route with good sustained climbing. Definately one of the better 10s I've done in Red Rock


Location: CA : High Desert : New Jack City : Box Canyon East : Sunnyside : Chick Flakey (5.10c)
By: Clayton Knudson When: Feb 2, 2012

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Comments: you can easily go around the first bolt and belay from the giant ledge between bolts one and two. I would not recommend this though, the jug/flake to get through the crux is thin and feels pretty weak. Having the belay at the bottom should help protect, or at least give them a chance to adjust,if it breaks off. Otherwise I thought it was a super fun route.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Climbing VanClimbing Gear DiscussionClayton KnudsonSep 8, 2014
re: 1999 Astro Dirtbag MobileClimbing Gear DiscussionClayton KnudsonJun 26, 2014
re: 1999 Astro Dirtbag MobileClimbing Gear DiscussionClayton KnudsonJun 26, 2014
Want to camp for FREE near Yosemite?Northern CaliforniaClayton KnudsonMay 13, 2014
re: Crag Puppy Basics?General ClimbingClayton KnudsonApr 11, 2014
re: Looking for a Guide in red rocks week of april 5th - 12thNevadaClayton KnudsonMar 13, 2014
re: Looking for Yosemite Bouldering PartnersNorthern CaliforniaClayton KnudsonFeb 25, 2014
Keep it Wild!Northern CaliforniaClayton KnudsonJan 28, 2014
re: Any idea what happened at Jtree accident today?Injuries and AccidentsClayton KnudsonJan 14, 2014
re: Any idea what happened at Jtree accident today?Injuries and AccidentsClayton KnudsonJan 14, 2014
Area Climbing Partners.Arizona & New MexicoClayton KnudsonDec 25, 2013
re: What is the weather like in Bishop during X'mas and New Year? and also looking for a partner...!!Northern CaliforniaClayton KnudsonDec 3, 2013
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