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Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : The North Buttress : The Uneventful (5.5) : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: Oct 13, 2013

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Comments: From 10/10.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Suicide Rock : Sunshine Face : Sunshine Face - Right Side : Sundike (5.10a)
By: Tradoholic When: Oct 12, 2013

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Comments: Awesome pitch, very technical.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Suicide Rock : Sunshine Face : Sunshine Face - Right Side : Sundance (5.10b)
By: Tradoholic When: Oct 12, 2013

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Comments: This is one of the best in Idyllwild! Topo is a bit outdated in the vogel book, no pin on p2, new bolt.

SPOILER ALERT!

Traverse directly right at the final bolt on p2, hands on two small black knobs, then breathe for a heady 5.6 runout, no pro after that bolt.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : West Bluff Bouldering : West Bluff North : ... : What does the fox say? (V3-)
By: Tradoholic When: Oct 7, 2013

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Comments: I watched the entire video. There, I admitted it.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : West Face : West Face - Right Side : Fingergrip (5.8)
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 29, 2013

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Comments: A little gardening and no pro coming out of The Jungle, but it shapes up quickly, fun if you've done all the other moderates on the wall.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : *Joshua Tree Bouldering* : Hidden Valley Campground Bo... : HVCG Bouldering Circuit : ... : Lemon (V3)
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 15, 2013

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Comments: Under starred! I found it fun.


Location: WI : Castle Rock South (Fishin' ... : North Wall : Remedy (5.12-)
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 12, 2013

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Comments: Of course JJ, I'm open to all interpretations as long as there's a line of reasoning behind it. Unfortunately lots of folks don't know why they believe what they believe.

Live as you will, argue for fun, climb forever.


Location: WI : Castle Rock South (Fishin' ... : North Wall : Remedy (5.12-)
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: I understand prying may be a "fact of life" but where is the line drawn? My personal rule, stated elsewhere on this intellectual pit of a website is that if you can't take it off by hand, then leave it alone.


Location: WI : Hillbilly Hollow
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: FINALLY a little controversy back in WI! Bolting is lame, chopping is lame. My advice: Man up and PUKE!


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : West Face : West Face - Left Side : Piton Pooper (5.7)
By: Tradoholic When: Sep 9, 2013

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Comments: This route is very "meh". Yea, good 5.7...for about 20ft and that's it. It's really just an alternative finish to the Trough.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - West Rampart : Prospect Point Rampart : Great Chimney Area : ... : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: Aug 30, 2013

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Comments: Ben, what's with all the helmet nazi shit?!!? In WI we don't fall, duh.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : East Bluff Bouldering : East Bluff North : ... : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: Aug 27, 2013

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Comments: This boulder problem looks very run-out.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - West of the Qu... : Vulture Lookout : Magic Mushroom (5.12b/c)
By: Tradoholic When: Aug 7, 2013

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Comments: VINCE EVANS LED THIS THING! THIS MEANS THAT ANY DIRTY OL' SMELLY HIPPY CAN DO IT. SACK UP GENTLEMEN!


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Pine Creek Canyon : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: Aug 7, 2013

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Comments: Dumb people also don't know the difference between "their" and "there". Sorry, couldn't resist this one!


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - Cleo Amphithea... : The Cleo Amphitheater : Colostomy (5.7)
By: Tradoholic When: Jul 27, 2013

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Comments: Hence, the name.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney / Lone Pine Area : Whitney Portal : El Segundo Buttress : Beckey Route (5.9)
By: Tradoholic When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Good route, the slab 4th pitch was a nice cherry, save for the rivet! Replace all bolts, place one next to a crack but don't replace the rivet? I wonder the logic. Regardless, thanks for the new bolts, there's a few spicy moves.


Location: CA : High Sierra : Mt. Whitney : East Buttress (5.7)
By: Tradoholic When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Never really exposed and only a few moves of 5.6 between ledges. Simul'd it but it probably would have been safer to solo. Remember to go right of Pee Wee and more to the left higher up for the easiest pitches.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - East of the Qu... : February Wall : Bread and Jam (5.7+)
By: Tradoholic When: Jun 30, 2013

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Comments: Glad to see you are finding the esoteric stuff Josh!


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : West Bluff Bouldering : West Bluff North : ... : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: May 28, 2013

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Comments: Good to see more new problems from the WI crew!


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : South Bluff Bouldering : Ghost Talus Field : ... : Photo
By: Tradoholic When: May 26, 2013

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Comments: Jay Knows...


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Devil's Lake Bouldering : Steinke Basin Bouldering : Steinke Wall : ... : Jack Bawkwards (5.12+)
By: Tradoholic When: May 26, 2013

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Comments: This needs a ropeless ascent!


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : North Face : Northeast Face West (5.6)
By: Tradoholic When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: Straight forward and worth doing. Finishes the same as NW Farce in a notch with a small overhang.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : South Face : South Face - Left Side : The Innominate (5.9)
By: Tradoholic When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: Looks like this is often over looked, it's about 1.5 pitches and worth a lap, not awkward for me and had some nice exposure. Take P1 past the overhanging part to a nice ledge.


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : West Face : West Face - Right Side : Jensen's Jaunt (5.6)
By: Tradoholic When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: Definitely a fun one, I linked p2 and 3 with a 70m just barely. A #4 C4 will be very helpful for the airy step around. DO IT!


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : The North Buttress : The Uneventful (5.5)
By: Tradoholic When: May 20, 2013

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Comments: Meh, this was pretty straight forward, follow the left side of the gully aiming for the big trees, the gully dissipates, look up and see the left facing dihedral, take it to the big ledge below the bent tree. Avoid the start of the bent tree pitch by going slightly right directly above the tree then back into the dihedral, it's 5.5.
The gully is a fukn minefiled of death blocks, tread carefully, only the bent tree pitch is any fun anyway.


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