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All 347 | Routes 12 | Areas 1 | Photos 5 | Page Improvments | Comments 24 | Posts 57 | Stars 164 | Ratings 84
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Prow Finish

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1)

Trad, 1 pitch, 100'

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

Jul 23, 2011

Dol Guldur

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (10)

Trad, TR, Chipped, 1 pitch, 80'

CT : Central CT : ... : Amphitheater

Oct 12, 2007

White Fandango

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (14)

Trad, 1 pitch, 70'

CT : Central CT : Cathole Mountain

Jul 2, 2007

Jaguar

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (8)

TR, 1 pitch, 70'

CT : Central CT : Cathole Mountain

Jul 2, 2007

Cro-Magnon aka The Tail

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (8)

Trad, 2 pitches, 200'

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak

Mar 15, 2003

Table Top

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (43)

Trad, 1 pitch, 55'

CO : Golden : ... : Table Top Area

Apr 7, 2002

Crawling Up Roseanne's Belly

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (23)

Sport, 1 pitch

CO : Golden : ... : Winterfest Wall

Mar 29, 2002

Crack & Face Route

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (18)

Sport, 1 pitch

CO : Golden : ... : Hot Spot Area

Mar 10, 2002

Crowbar Cowboy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (29)

Sport, 1 pitch

CO : Golden : ... : Hot Spot Area

Mar 10, 2002

F.A.T.A.L.

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (16)

Sport, 1 pitch

CO : Golden : ... : Winter Warmer Area

Feb 23, 2002

Brand New Cadillac

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R (3)

Sport

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Cadillac Crag

Feb 14, 2002

Serrated Jam Crack

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (9)

Trad, 1 pitch, 100'

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak

Jan 1, 2002

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Hot Spot Area

CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden...

Mar 25, 2002

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
anchor chain

anchor chain

Climbing Gear Discussion : 5mm cord, Is it safe for an... : Post

Oct 28, 2012

Sometime around 1990 - not staying between the lines!

Sometime around 1990 - not staying between the lines!

MD : Carderock : The Flake (5.10b)

Apr 11, 2012

butterfly

butterfly

Beginning Climbers : Teams of 3 on a single rope : Post

Jan 11, 2012

J-Tree

J-Tree

David Houston : Joshua Tree

Apr 3, 2011

Left side of photo is an overview of the route with Kirk Petersen at the bottom, the right side is David Houston on the first ascent on the arete below the roof.  Photos by Chris Stewart

Left side of photo is an overview of the route with Kirk Petersen at the bottom, the right side is David Houston on the first ascent on the arete below the roof. Photos by Chris Stewart

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Brand New Cadillac (5.11b/c R)

Feb 26, 2002

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Dream Dome : A Brief History of Time (5.9)
By: David Houston When: Jul 17, 2011

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Comments: Fun route with mixed bolts and gear. We toproped a variation that starts between this and Timeless, goes up the slab to the roof, reach up to the arete and step over the roof at perhaps 5.8+, continue up the arete until you meet up with History, step left and go up the black dish a few feet left of the crux crack of History at maybe 5.10-. This could be bolted as another route but would be a bit of a squeeze job. The logical thing would be for History to finish staight up on the black scoop wi... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Elephant Buttresses : Third Buttress : Standard Route (5.7+)
By: David Houston When: Aug 22, 2010

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Comments: Wow, 5.7+? I found this harder than either Classic Finger Crack (5.9) or Zolar Czakl (5.9+) today. And I am tall and was on a top rope!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower Two : Rosy Crucifixion (5.10a PG13)
By: David Houston When: Aug 8, 2010

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Comments: As of yesterday, we did not see the two fixed wires on the traverse after the bolts mentioned by Hamlet73. I placed a #0 and a #00 C3 after the second bolt, and we felt the traverse was well-protected since I could reach the first bolt. We called P1 5.10a, both of us would say the second pitch is technically harder, maybe 10b. I got suckered into the face holds out right on P2 since the chalk stopped abruptly in the crack, DOH!

We used the Vertigo rappel anchors which worked prett... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Made In The Shade (5.9-)
By: David Houston When: Jul 31, 2010

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Comments: Another great route, Kirk, thanks! I really enjoyed this, especially the middle section. Our 70m rope worked fine but no extra! These long pitches are great, I'm not sure there was a solid 5.9 move, but there is a lot of climbing on this. I counted 21 clips plus the two bolt upper anchor including one clip at the intermediate anchor.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Peanuts Walls : Lower Peanuts : Forbidden Planet (5.11b)
By: David Houston When: Jul 11, 2009

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Comments: BETA WARNING! A left heel hook got me to the second bolt via the long reach to a positive small edge, and then I traversed out right on decent handholds but very thin feet. Moving up to the next four foot wide edge the edge has various better and worse places to grab it which are not obvious from below, at the right end of this horizontal it is a much more positive handhold which will also help you get on your feet on the right. I couldn't put it together today, but I will be back!


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Batso Canal (5.10)
By: David Houston When: Nov 3, 2008

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Comments: Very nicely bolted, thanks Kirk!
The start is very bouldery; I'm sure I could work out a much smoother sequence with repeat ascents. I went too far right, then too far left and made it much harder than it needs to be. Getting on to the climb is the crux!


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Gondolier Arete (5.10-)
By: David Houston When: Nov 3, 2008

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Comments: Very aesthetic line, well bolted. I found it about 5.9+, but I am tall.
Thanks Kirk!


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