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Location: NM : Taos Area : Dead Cholla Wall : Twisted Feet (5.11a)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jul 22, 2012

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Comments: wow - did not feel 11a to me. I'm sure the heat had something to do with it but today it felt mid-11 or harder. Can't rate it though as I came nowhere close to sending...


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : New Hipster Rock
By: Derek Lawrence When: Apr 26, 2012

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Comments: Heads up! Snakes are out. Stirred up a small rattlesnake on the way down from New Hipster this evening (dusk). Right on the trail as it goes through the brush and over the shoulder near the crag. Watch out....


Location: CO : South Platte : Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Cam... : Helen's Dome
By: Derek Lawrence When: Mar 22, 2012

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Comments: Thanks, Darren - I've tweaked the description some more.... You oughta tag those photos as "beta" photos for this page!


Location: CO : South Platte : Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Cam... : Helen's Dome
By: Derek Lawrence When: Mar 21, 2012

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Comments: I tweaked the description above to add Kent's mileage to the pull-out (and remove that you can pay to park at Molly Gulch CG which isn't there anymore...).
It's been awhile since I've been back there. If anybody has any other beta (e.g. what's the current stream crossing set-up), let me know and I can update the description.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Richter Scale (5.10c) : Photo
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jan 27, 2012

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Comments: Pretty sure it's Crab Nation....


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : Lats Don't Have Feelings (5.11d)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jan 22, 2012

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Comments: 5th and 4th bolts have been replaced. (While the 5th was the one with the rock blown out around it, after seeing how rusted it looked, I went ahead and replaced the 4th as well....)
Big thanks to ASCA for the hardware!!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP
By: Derek Lawrence When: Dec 21, 2011

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Comments: Terry,
This photo seems to have been taken March 2010, and I believe shows the area you're interested in....

mountainproject.com/v/10671596...


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Sand Gulch : Free Form Wall : Partners in Crime (5.11c/d)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Dec 12, 2011

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Comments: Anchors replaced 12/10/11. Big thanks to ASCA for providing the hardware!


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Creek Side : Fool's Gold (5.12+)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jul 19, 2011

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Comments: Good Job, D! I can't believe that arete went at 12+! Looked much, much harder!!


Location: WY : New Lander Guidebook!
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jun 15, 2011

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Comments: "...previously undisclosed limestone crag near Wild Iris..."

North Country???


Location: NM : Gallup Area : Mentmore
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 6, 2011

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Comments: I had a fun time here this week on a business trip. Climbed with a couple cool locals (thanks Craig and Brian). Couple comments

re the anchors
Whats with the anchors at this place? The fact that you cant just lower off and move to another climb (without leaving something) is an inconvenience. But of the 4 climbs i got on here; 2 had anchor bolts placed that forced a cross-loaded biner over a bump/edge when the slings where set for lowering (or tr). One of those had been noted as h... more >>


Location: NM : Gallup Area : Mentmore : Original Side : (03) Bivi Wall/Swallow Wall : Hookymaster General (5.10b)
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 6, 2011

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Comments: A lot of fun! funky anchors on top


Location: NM : Gallup Area : Mentmore : New Side : (02) The Corridor : Cameron's Coming (5.10c)
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 5, 2011

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Comments: Super fun!! Looks harder from below but holds keep appearing. Finishing right of the last bolt as I did may be a bit harder than going left to the flake on left route


Location: NM : Gallup Area : Mentmore : New Side : (02) The Corridor : Butter Toes (5.11a/b)
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 5, 2011

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Comments: Fun route but got on this as my first route here hoping for a warm up (guide said easy climbing to hard move up top - 10c...) NOT 10c but still good


Location: CO : South Platte : Deckers : Little Half Dome : Photo
By: Derek Lawrence When: Apr 14, 2011

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Comments: I've not been on it, but Scott S. called it 11d.

EDIT: I just went to the main page and saw this comment from Scott
"In 2002, I bolted the black streak on right side, .11+/.12-"


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Catslab
By: Derek Lawrence When: Apr 6, 2011

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Comments: The Oxbow Parcel on which Cat Slab sits is still in the planning stages from what I can tell. I found this link to a public meeting announcement for the site plan.
co.clear-creek.co.us/General/O...
There are still two meetings to go if anybody is interested....


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Pink Torpedo (5.9+)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Dec 24, 2010

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Comments: I believe this is a Bob D. and Mike Howard route (put in last spring...).


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of the '90s : Vixen (5.11a)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Oct 1, 2010

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Comments: GEAR ALERT: The hanger on the 4th bolt is bent/flattened. Not sure if someone fell on it when it was twisted, but in its current condition it is hard to clip and its strength/integrity may be compromised....


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Dark Side : Corner Pockets (5.10c)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Sep 28, 2010

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Comments: I'll 2nd the thanks! (I don't go to Shelf for heady and engaging....)


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Photo
By: Derek Lawrence When: Aug 6, 2010

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Comments: Gotta go with Lee here. The anchors shown here are specifically designed to be lowered off of - not rappeled from. Why else do you think there is a gate on the top? As Lee notes, if they wear super quickly due to traffic, consider other anchors (i.e. quicklinks/chain).

Also, considering Lee signed his comment "from safercliffs.org" - a little research shows that "Safer Cliffs Australia is a non-profit voluntary organization of climbers who maintain the safety of rock climbing areas ... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : The Quarry Wall
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 28, 2010

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Comments: Just an FYI - the rattlesnakes are out in force now... Saw 2 babies and 2 adults last night.... Be careful!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Lisa Falls : Lisa Falls Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 12, 2010

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Comments: Because it was rated "Great" by someone...


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road
By: Derek Lawrence When: May 10, 2010

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Comments: 1) what are the chances the campgrounds will be fully booked on Friday eve around 8pm?
2) is there water available?
3) is it still 4$ a night?
4) picnic tables at the sites?

1 - if it was like last weekend there were only a couple of sites still available by 9pm (granted last weekend was the busiest i've seen in years) you should have a decent chance...
2 - No, bring your own
3 - Yes, for now...
4 - Yes

Other tips... bring your own wood unless you don't mind walking a ways to gather dead wood... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Catslab
By: Derek Lawrence When: Mar 4, 2010

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Comments: It's not officially open yet. Read here (Pete Helseth's comment)
mountainproject.com/v/colorado...
Until Clear Creek County Open Space gives the OK, it would probably be best to not climb here.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Creek Side : Macho Borracho (5.12)
By: Derek Lawrence When: Jan 25, 2010

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Comments: Looks awesome! The ice approach looks nice as well - just how cold is it up there though this time of year?


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