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Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Maybird Slide Area : Purple Wall
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 30, 2012

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Comments: Ok climbing that will keep you busy for a day.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Hard Rock : Firstborn (5.10c)
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 22, 2012

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Comments: Just a ton of fun. I think the crux is the bouldery section just above the 5th bolt. If you move out to the right a bit for the last couple of bolts you'll find better holds. Quality rock.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Hard Rock : Many Options (5.10a)
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 22, 2012

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Comments: I like the grades on this wall, nice and stiff. Many Options always gives me troubles at the top, fighting a pump and trying to hold on. Fun stuff!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Hellgate Cliffs : East Hellgate : ... : Devil's Advocate (5.10a)
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 21, 2012

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Comments: Good route, the first pitch is soft even for the grades at the Hellgate. I think if the extension is added it brings the grade a little closer to .10a. Quality rock, fun jams at the top, a must do if you are at the wall regardless of who thinks what about the grade.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Hellgate Cliffs : East Hellgate : ... : Step into the Fire (5.10d)
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 21, 2012

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Comments: I think this is one of the best routes at the east Hellgate. Quality rock, fun moves and rests where you need one. It's too bad it's not longer.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Hellgate Cliffs : East Hellgate : ... : Hellish Inferno (5.11b)
By: D. Durrant When: Sep 21, 2012

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Comments: Really fun climbing. From the second to the fourth bolt is very bouldery, get the sequences right, rest in the middle and push for the top.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Mallorca
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 17, 2012

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Comments: Let me recommend you find one of the may climbing shops on Mallorca and purchase the guide but the Mallorcan Miquel Riera, it is much more comprehensive than the Rockfax guide.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Mallorca : Cala Magraner
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 17, 2012

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Comments: Sounds like more people are visiting Mallorca these days. Maybe more people are finding the gems in the Mediterranean.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Mallorca : Cala Magraner : Asuqui (5.10b)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 17, 2012

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Comments: Two different guides two different names. In the Mallorca guide by Miguel Riera the name is Asuqui.


Location: International : Europe : Italy : Finale Ligure : Rocca di Corno : ... : Dreams (5.7)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 16, 2012

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Comments: Great climbing on very interesting holds. I too like the little handlebar.


Location: International : Europe : Italy : Finale Ligure : Rocca di Corno : ... : Proctolin (5.9+)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 16, 2012

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Comments: Fun climbing that progressively gets harder. I moved out right at the end and thought the finish was hard.


Location: International : Europe : Italy : Sicily : Trapani San Vito Area
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 15, 2012

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Comments: The climbing around San Vito Lo Capo seems to be made for a Mediterranean climbing holiday. About 4 kilometers of beautiful limestone crags stretch from the town of San Vito Lo Capo to Macari, with several other crags with in a few minutes drive. The crags have a beautiful view of the sea and the coastline toward Trapani. Most of the rock has a south westerly aspect (a few crags are in the shade most of the day) so expect to be climbing in the sun. Wind is a major factor in the temperatures on t... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Italy : Sicily
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 15, 2012

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Comments: Sicily is an island of many contrasts. Beautiful, pristine, clean country sides, beaches and towns; except where trash is piled waist high. The nicest, friendliest, hospitable people you could hope for; except for when they are behind the wheel of their cars. Beautiful fine sand beaches and rocky craggy shorelines. Fertile planes and mountains. There is one consistency, the limestone is beautiful and extremely fun to climb. The rock can be vertical and sharp or steep with tuf... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Turkey : Antalya Geyikbayiri
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 30, 2011

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Comments: There are many paths that lead to the climbing at Geyikbayiri, this is the road we traveled. First we flew into Istanbul, a hugely beautiful metropolis that would take weeks to explore. We then caught a flight from Istanbul to Bodrum (the launching point from Turkey to Kalymnos). We rented a car at the BJV Airport and drove along the Aegean / Mediterranean coast to a nice, cheap hotel in Kocegez, about halfway to Antalya. The total drive time from Bodrum airport to Geyikbayiri is about 6 hour... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Greece : Kalymnos : Arhi : Minotauro (5.9)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 20, 2011

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Comments: A short, fun route that sees a lot a traffic. The most moderate route on this section of the "Right Wall".


Location: International : Europe : Greece : Kalymnos : Arhi : Dedalo (5.10b)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 20, 2011

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Comments: The crux is toward the top, however this route is not well bolted and the crux move is getting to and clipping the second to last bolt. Thin holds and, surprisingly, polished foot holds at the crux. The grade seems to be a little stiff compared to the other grades, maybe this route is 10c.


Location: International : Europe : Greece : Kalymnos : Arhi : Orione (5.10a)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 20, 2011

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Comments: Fun straight forward climbing with a wide assortment of holds, from finger jugs to small solution pockets. Well bolted and a great route to get a feel for the climbing on the "Right Wall". If there was a crux it was surmounting the small roof at 3/4 height.


Location: International : Europe : Turkey : Antalya Geyikbayiri : Trabenna West Left : Lila Launabar (5.8)
By: D. Durrant When: Jun 2, 2011

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Comments: Fun. Big holds all the way, steepens at the top. To get to the base of this route, go to Trebenna Middle, continue on through the pillars and holes in the cliff to the starting ledge.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Canary Islands
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 17, 2010

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Comments: It seems that the climbing on Tenerife is the most developed, and with a new guidebook being printed this month, the most documented. Although I have never been to Gran Canaria or Lanzarote, I did find information for climbing on those islands.
There are ferries, and hydrofoils that connect the islands, with very reasonable prices.


Location: UT : Ibex : Corral Crags : Ewe For Real Wall
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: A few years ago I spent Halloween alone at Ibex, which was awesome, and I put a couple of anchors at the top of a route at the JC. The route is around the corner, and to the right of the EWE routes. The route starts in a hand crack for about 20', then up a unprotected prow for about 10 more feet. I TR soloed it, so I didn't get a feel for the grade. Has anybody climbed the thing? The same day I drilled the anchors on the left most route, ewe make it, and tried it a couple of times on TR sol... more >>


Location: UT : Ibex : South Corridor : Scorpion Slab : Scorpion Slab (5.8) : Photo
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: Tim bolted two routes to the right of Scorpion Slab, and I remember both being around 5.9.


Location: UT : Ibex : South Corridor : Scorpion Slab : Scorpion Slab (5.8)
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: I hooked up with Tim one day last October, and climbed a couple of routes he had just finished bolting on the right side of the slab. I remember the routes were slabby at the bottom with nice climbing through the middle portions. The right most route had a ledge just below the top where you could rest before you pulled the last couple of moves. I thought the climbing was fun and both routes seemed to be around 5.9. We also worked another of his projects just to the right of the Scorpion slab,... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Andalucia : Grazalema
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: This is sunny southern Spain, so climbing can be had year round, however summer temps can reach 100 degrees, so spring and fall are best.


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Canary Islands : Isla de Tenerife
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: The information for climbing on the island is incomplete, however we did get enough from the nice guys at Tenerife Outdoor to get going in the right direction. We stayed in a basement apartment in La Orotava that came with a car, and preceded to put almost 3,000 kilometers on the 12 year old Fiat, driving from historical sites, to the beaches, to the bodegons, and of course the climbing areas. The island is beautiful, and the food and wine are outstanding. We found the scuba diving to be grea... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Spain : Andalucia : El Chorro
By: D. Durrant When: Jul 16, 2010

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Comments: Great climbing area with quality, varied climbing for all types of climbers. We stayed in the campground and found the "restaurant", and bar to be a cheap place to eat, drink and talk with other climbers. There is a small climbing shop in El Chorro, and a small grocery store. Note: if you come to El Chorro via train and bus, be aware that there is limited service on the weekends and holidays.


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