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Photo Caption Location Date
down into chasm from Red Wall

down into chasm from Red Wall

Dankasaurus : Sick Memes

Jul 23, 2015

N chimney and mills shot

N chimney and mills shot

Dankasaurus : Sick Memes

Jul 23, 2015

CV snow

CV snow

Dankasaurus : Sick Memes

Jul 23, 2015

Not funny.

Not funny.

Dankasaurus : Sick Memes

Jul 7, 2015

c3 going once, going twice

c3 going once, going twice

Dankasaurus : Sick Memes

Sep 29, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : The Zig Zag Boulder : Zig Zag Crack (V1)
By: Dankasaurus When: 2 days ago

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Comments: Haha, truly the Reppy's of Boulder problems, this one really does make you feel good inside. Fun, sustained, tricky top out, bullet stone.


Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : 2. Duet Area etc : Raven Crack (5.9)
By: Dankasaurus When: 2 days ago

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Comments: The money pitch is 4 stars for sure....just make sure the lower crack is dry before you decide it'll be a nice 5.9 lead. More like solid 10 when the lower of the two right angling cracks is wet through the crux after the (awesome) chimney moves. Great gear in the dry upper crack means it stays safe in this condition, just bloody hard at 9


Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : 2. Duet Area etc : Raven Crack (5.9) : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: 2 days ago

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Comments: The problem with Raven Crack I found was that even in mid august, after a dry spell, the critical lower crack near the climber's foot was wet and slimy. This makes the climb way harder than 5.9, IMO. But it's a super awesome line.


Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : 2. Duet Area etc : Raven Crack (5.9)
By: Dankasaurus When: 2 days ago

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Comments: Replaced the super old micro nuts (with rusted and frayed cables) at the terrible tat anchor at the top of the corner. If you rapped this in the past 2-3 years you dodged a bullet, I would have to say.

Added a fresh BD small black nut to the cleaned up nut placement, and fresh 7mm webbing to link the new #10 BD nut under the roof, the micro nut, and the super old rusty Chouinard pin into one super stupid, but redundant and kind of safe, rap anchor for this perfect awesome pitch.


Concu... more >>


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : Lower East Face : ... : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 28, 2015

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Comments: Looks stellar...and maybe he never actually even climbed Alexander's, because as a rock climb...it's wetter than a 28 year old, Connecticut, outdoorsy chick at a Neptune Slide show.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : Desdemona : Northwest Arete (5.9+)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 26, 2015

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Comments: Small hands make this harder.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : Rapids Rock : Guided [Missile] (5.9-)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 21, 2015

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Comments: Missile is the correct spelling for a self powered projectile of the sort I believe the route is sposed to represent.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Kraft Boulders : Warm-up Boulders West (aka ... : Black Warm-up (V-easy) : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 20, 2015

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Comments: And look, no wedding band! Does she take it off even for V-Easy routes?

Will SpencerParkin rate this only 1 star?


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Long's Peak : Chasm View Wall : Red Wall (5.10)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 20, 2015

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Comments: This climb is old school alpine 5.10. A classic Kor route, with decrepit old bolts and pins here and there.

Missing the 5.7 starting dihedral pitch made this climb a bit more interesting. We ended up left of the normal route all the way up to the base of the "death flake" pitch. The climbing mostly 5.8/5.9 or a bit harder. A fun chimney, some mild offwidthing, clean rock...so, no big deal if you miss the obvious corner start like the morons we are.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 8, 2015

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Comments: Where is "In search of Unicorns", the famous 11 on the Tail?

Ratings (difficulty and star) appear to be wrong for that one, if it's in the correct position.


Location: Nick Wilder : Nick's Album : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Jul 6, 2015

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Comments: for sure...love that climb.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Nip and Tuck : Hypotenuse (5.9)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jun 29, 2015

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Comments: Climbed both the corner (lead) and the thin crack on the face (TR). Both could be considered dicey for gear by modern standards. Both lines are super fun.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Happy Hour Crag : Malign (5.7)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jun 27, 2015

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Comments: Good route for new trad leaders. Plentiful gear, and if you bring large passive stuff, you can sink it everywhere. Fun!


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : The Monkey Skull : Upside The Cranium (5.10c)
By: Dankasaurus When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: Recently climbed here, and I'll say this route is a candidate for rebolting. The AMC hangers look mostly OK, but some of the bolts have significant rust.

Since I am ignorant and would hate to damage this perfect route, I'll just post here that it's a candidate for rebolt.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part C - Pony ... : ... : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Mar 19, 2014

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Comments: What would happen here should the leader fall? I love Lefthand and all, but it seems a better belay position could be obtained. What a pill, I know.


Location: CO : Eldorado Canyon SP - FHRC n...
By: Dankasaurus When: Jan 21, 2014

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Comments: However it started, it should be resisted vigorously.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Wind Tower : Wind Tower - SW Face : ... : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Aug 5, 2013

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Comments: "Rambo Redpoint" Robinson.


Location: CO : Call for Donations to help ...
By: Dankasaurus When: Dec 30, 2012

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Comments: So nice to hear that despite the accident, JL is cracking jokes and healing up. Part of the reason, I'm quite sure, that he is healing and in good spirits is because of the physical presence of his daughter, other friends, and family.

All best to John Long, and his family and friends, and all the climbing community in 2013! Be safe, be considerate, and have fun!

P.S. Another thought that could perhaps use its own thread...is there a systematic way to protect the legends of climbing who have g... more >>


Location: AL : Horse Pens 40 : Photo
By: Dankasaurus When: Dec 5, 2012

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Comments: He's trying to get the camera out of the bag before she falls on it. Priorities....


Location: CO : South Platte : Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Cam... : Helen's Dome : Fractured Fairytales (5.7)
By: Dankasaurus When: Nov 19, 2012

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Comments: Done in 3 pitches. A useful approach to the Acid Rock classics....


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