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Member Since: Jan 1, 2008
Last Visit: Sep 24, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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All 32 | Routes | Areas | Photos 16 | Page Improvements | Comments 6 | Posts | Stars 5 | Ratings 5

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Location: CO : South Platte : Cathedral Spires Area : The Bishop : Bishop Crack (5.12c) : Photo
By: DVuono When: Sep 16, 2015

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Comments: That bolt has been there for many years. See my post about the anchor on the main route page.

Location: CO : South Platte : Cathedral Spires Area : The Bishop : Bishop Crack (5.12c)
By: DVuono When: Sep 16, 2015

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Comments: I removed the anchor and hanger last fall/winter, because the entire Bishop Crack widened slightly from a freeze/thaw, and the manky fixed wires, which were already crushed, didn't fit anymore (don't worry the climb barely changed, although a purple C3 doesn't fit at the crux anymore). I personally feel that since Jim, the landowner, was not psyched on anchor in the first place, that it be removed. It's was also junky looking with the old black tat that was there (not to mention unsafe). I didn'... more >>

Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : The Vestibule : Psychatomic (5.12d)
By: DVuono When: Sep 24, 2012

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Comments: Saw the new bolt yesterday. Sick. Thanks, Jonathan.

Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower Two : Rosy Crucifixion (5.10a PG13)
By: DVuono When: Sep 26, 2011

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Comments: Heeeeyyyy Tooooonnnnnyyyyyyy! Aka, hey der Bubb.

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Middle Cathedral Rock : Bircheff-Williams (5.11b)
By: DVuono When: May 10, 2009

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Comments: Yes, we had a similar experience with a bear but managed to scare it away.

Location: CT : Central Valley : East Peak : Amphitheater : Dol Guldur (5.11 PG13)
By: DVuono When: Nov 30, 2008

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Comments: I thought the gear was excellent and would even give the gear rating G. Although you would not want to fall before placing the first piece. But otherwise, the gear was great and not too strenuous to place. Given you knew where each piece went(a bit of a cop out for any purists out there wanting to climb it ground up which would be considerably harder and much more mentally challenging.) I thought this route had the perfect amount of committing moves and runouts above bomber gear and gave a g... more >>

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