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Piton removed from Bat Outta Hell at Pilot Mountai...

Piton removed from Bat Outta Hell at Pilot Mountain, NC.

Fixed Hardware: Bolts & Anc... : Before You Clip That Fixed ... : Post

Sep 19, 2014

Rigid Friends 2

Rigid Friends 2

csproul : for sale

Aug 4, 2014

Rigid Friends

Rigid Friends

csproul : for sale

Aug 4, 2014

Black Diamond hexes

Black Diamond hexes

csproul : for sale

Aug 4, 2014

Trango Cinch

Trango Cinch

csproul : for sale

Aug 4, 2014

Soloist

Soloist

csproul : for sale

Aug 4, 2014

Holyland outdoor shop

Holyland outdoor shop

Climbing Gear Discussion : Buying Gear in Nepal : Post

Apr 22, 2014

Cold day at Smug's

Cold day at Smug's

csproul : profile photo

Jan 29, 2014

Fixe Alien cam lobe remains retracted and will not...

Fixe Alien cam lobe remains retracted and will not open up.

Climbing Gear Discussion : Fixe Alien spring maintenan...

Jan 21, 2014

Bat Outta Hell pin

Bat Outta Hell pin

General Climbing : Those Ol' Pitons... : Post

Jun 25, 2013

not safe

not safe

Climbing Gear Discussion : Convert Quickdraws to Dogbo... : Post

Jun 24, 2013

safe

safe

Climbing Gear Discussion : Convert Quickdraws to Dogbo... : Post

Jun 24, 2013

El Cap Hual bag 2

El Cap Hual bag 2

csproul : profile photo

May 30, 2012

El Cap haul bag

El Cap haul bag

csproul : profile photo

May 30, 2012

Summit of Wolf's Head with Pingora in the backgrou...

Summit of Wolf's Head with Pingora in the background

csproul : profile photo

Jan 25, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Hawksbill Mtn : Main Wall : Lost in Space (5.10b) : Photo
By: csproul When: Nov 3, 2014

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Comments: Love this route. Can be done as one long pitch from the ground.


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : Bishop Area : Buttermilk Country : Buttermilks Main : ... : Photo
By: csproul When: Oct 31, 2014

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Comments: I like the blur. It gives it a depth that emphasizes how big the boulder really is compared to the climber.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap : Lower Buttress : Sinbad-Herbert (5.10d) : Photo
By: csproul When: Aug 27, 2014

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Comments: Great picture. Just did this pitch last week and it's fantastic.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Daff Dome, Main Area : Blown Away (5.9 PG13)
By: csproul When: Aug 3, 2014

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Comments: Couple of notes:
The belay at end of P3 only has one bolt, but there is a gear placement right next to it.
There is a newish looking pin in the crux of P4. It is nice to have since the gear below is just ok and you make a move to get up to the good placements in the dihedral.
I didn't see the bolts at the top of P4 but there was a great horizontal crack at the top of the dihedral.

This a fantastic route and I think the crux is still the start of West crack. There isn't really anything harder... more >>


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach : Durrance (5.7) : Photo
By: csproul When: Mar 26, 2014

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Comments: Love this photo. The look, the colors. Brilliant.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Church Bowl : Black is Brown (5.9)
By: csproul When: Feb 24, 2014

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Comments: I'm not sure where people are getting that this is sandbagged unless they went off-route. After you make the awkward step-over (just past a pin), it's 5.8 face climbing to a crack all the way up. I did get confused for a minute and think that this route stepped back left into the crack above the step-over and the Reid topo makes it look like you might. I tried these moves and they were harder, at least 5.9, but I quickly realized that this was wrong. The Super topo draws it a bit more accurately... more >>


Location: Karl Hassler : Around here : Photo
By: csproul When: Nov 5, 2012

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Comments: Looks like Johny Quest direct.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome : Regular Northwest Face of H... (5.12a/b)
By: csproul When: Sep 11, 2012

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Comments: Spring still running as of 9/5/12 despite the dry summer. We didn't think it would be and carried 50 lbs of water up the slabs, which was brutal and hot. Had the route to ourselves. Simply an amazing and humbling experience that reminds me that I need to be in better shape!


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : The Glass Menagerie (5.13a PG13)
By: csproul When: Aug 13, 2012

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Comments: Up and left from the top there is a trail that puts you in the gulley between the N face and Hidden Wall. I have not been on it in a year, but there was a real trail at that time.


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : Invisible Airwaves (5.10c A2)
By: csproul When: Aug 13, 2012

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Comments: "Crux" traverse is hardest move but is over very quickly. The initial power lieback up the crack above is kind of cruxy too. I cleaned P2 and can't imagine how it would go completely clean unless there was some fixed heads just below the bolt(which there were not). It is a very thin seam before the bolt that wouldn't take cam hooks. He ended up leapfrogging the two tomahawks that we had. to get to the bolt and the one fixed head above the bolt. I'd love to see how folks get through this section ... more >>


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