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Member Since: Mar 26, 2007
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Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : The Cave Exit (5.7+)
By: climber73 When: Jun 9, 2007

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Comments: Did the cave exit a few hours ago. Really fun in a weird / unique climbing kind of way and didn't feel harder than 5.7.

The fixed pin is still there.


Location: CO : New Parking Lot at Lumpy Ri...
By: climber73 When: Jun 5, 2007

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Comments: We hiked to Sundance from the new parking lot this weekend. We live at 5000', are fairly acclimatized and in moderately good shape. 1 hour and 15 minutes from the car to the base of Sundance. Nice parking area with higher capacity and beautiful trail between the new and old parking.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Williams/ Sycamore Canyon A... : Paradise Forks : Raindance Buttress : Raindance (5.10)
By: climber73 When: May 29, 2007

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Comments: I really really enjoyed leading this route. Fun climbing and great pro. This was some nice face climbing to mix up a day of mostly pure crack climbing.


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Walt's Wall : Satterfield's Crack (5.8)
By: climber73 When: May 12, 2007

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Comments: This route feels like old school 5.8. I haven't been ejected off a 5.8 in a while and the start of this one got me. I love routes like this!!! A red C3 protects the start very nicely and kept me from ground fall. It is possible to rap with one rope if you catch the rap station about 40' from the ground and 15' to rappeller's left on the way down from the rap station at the top of this route (look for the small sandy ledge). If you do a double rope rap, watch out for the top of the flake ab... more >>


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Walt's Wall : Edwards' Crack (5.7)
By: climber73 When: May 12, 2007

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Comments: Did this route in 1 pitch with a 60 meter rope. I slid gear up the crack for 10+ feet in a few places to save gear. There is a great belay at the top. The only 5.7 on the route was at the very start and at the small roof... but this was also my first route at Vedauwoo.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : Toot (5.10d)
By: climber73 When: May 1, 2007

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Comments: This is a really fun route if you're solid at 5.10. The start is hard but definitely felt like the crux to me.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fern Point : Mellifluous (5.11a)
By: climber73 When: Apr 23, 2007

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Comments: There is a good pee-nut or HB placement in the middle of the crux slab. This really helps to make the climb safer.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Horsetooth Reservoir : Duncan's Ridge : Roof Route (5.10)
By: climber73 When: Apr 23, 2007

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Comments: This is a great TR. The anchor at the top takes a couple of nuts and a #1 Camalot.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book : White Whale (5.7)
By: climber73 When: Apr 23, 2007

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Comments: Fun route! It is possible to do this route in 2 pitches if you go past the tree at the usual P1 belay and keep running to the crack systems at the diagonal about 1/2 way from the tree up to the roof. If I recall correctly the belay took a hand size cam upside down under a flake (#1 or #2 Camalot) and a couple of nuts. We did this with a 60 meter rope, and there was snow on the ground so our starting point was maybe 3 or 4 meters above the ground proper. 1 belay instead of 2 = fas... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Texas Canyon : Texas Tower : South Face (5.11+) : Photo
By: climber73 When: Apr 6, 2007

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Comments: Wow. A legend in action. Thanks for posting!!!


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : The Chamber : Churchill Rejects (5.9+)
By: climber73 When: Apr 4, 2007

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Comments: Nice 5.9. Many bolts for the length of the climb. This is nice considering that the rock may not be 100% bomber in places. Fun route that I'm sure I'll climb many times in the future. Good warmup for the 5.10 and 5.11 climbs nearby.


Location: CO : Fort Collins : Poudre Canyon : The Palace : Mineshaft Wall : Monstrosity (5.10b/c)
By: climber73 When: Apr 4, 2007

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Comments: Pumpy 5.10 for sure!! The rock is pretty good and this is a fun route. Worth the trip across the Poudre.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark : Romulan Territory (5.10a)
By: climber73 When: Mar 29, 2007

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Comments: This route is fantastic!! I dumped half a set of pee-nuts into the crux pitch along with small cams. Well protected, aesthetic, beautiful route.


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