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Areas = 15
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Orange Marmalade

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (2)

Sport, 1 pitch, 45'

CO : Shelf Road : The Gym

Jan 25, 2014

Everybodys Slave

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (7)

Sport

NV : Red Rock : ... : Sonic Youth Cliff

May 13, 2011

Peckerwood

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (3)

Sport, 1 pitch, 45'

CO : Denver South : ... : C-Section

Jan 17, 2011

Yellow Dot

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (12)

Sport, 1 pitch, 80'

CO : South Platte : ... : Chicken Head Ranch

Sep 4, 2010

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
These signs assure your on the right path to the c...

These signs assure your on the right path to the crag.

CO : South Platte : ... : Thunder Ridge

May 13, 2013

These signs assure your on the right path to the c...

These signs assure your on the right path to the crag.

CO : South Platte : ... : Thunder Ridge

May 13, 2013

Patrick entering the fun.

Patrick entering the fun.

CO : South Platte : ... : Line-of-Sight (5.12-)

May 23, 2011

K- feeling out the good holds.

K- feeling out the good holds.

CO : South Platte : ... : Crosshairs (5.12c)

May 23, 2011

The line

The line

NV : Red Rock : ... : Sound of Power (5.12c)

May 13, 2011

Route goes up Right Black Streak, One with the big...

Route goes up Right Black Streak, One with the big "L" on it. Sonic Youth just Left of this climb

NV : Red Rock : ... : Everybodys Slave (5.11d)

May 13, 2011

The Ejection Seat.

The Ejection Seat.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : The Ejection Seat (5.12b/c)

Mar 27, 2011

On the route.

On the route.

CO : South Platte : ... : Wishbone Dihedral (5.11b)

Sep 22, 2010

Kevin getting started up arete.

Kevin getting started up arete.

CO : South Platte : ... : Yellow Dot (5.12b)

Sep 4, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Devil's Gate Sector : Devil's Gate
By: Garrett Bales When: Jun 4, 2015

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Comments: Yep, that's one of the reasons I never put it up on MP.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Devil's Gate Sector : Devil's Gate
By: Garrett Bales When: Jun 1, 2015

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Comments: Since someone finally put this on MP, shouldn't you give directions on how to get there? I've been there several times, and the directions provided confuse me. Crag's pretty old now, so you might as well tell the hordes how to get there.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Gym : Orange Marmalade (5.12a)
By: Garrett Bales When: Feb 5, 2015

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Comments: Hopefully the bolts were realigned? Might be a good route if so?


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Albion Basin : Devil's Castle : ... : Photo
By: Garrett Bales When: Nov 19, 2014

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Comments: Its clearly the collar (bottom) piece from a plastic soda lid twist cap super glued to the wall.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Dinosaur Rock : Jurassic Park (5.13)
By: Garrett Bales When: Jun 17, 2014

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Comments: Do we really want to start posting link ups on the site? Could get out of control....


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Lower Dream Canyon : Berlin Wall : Interrogation (5.12c/d)
By: Garrett Bales When: Mar 10, 2014

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Comments: The top crux seemed contrived. The hard right out of the seam didn't make sense as leaving the seam is very difficult and exits the natural weakness that continues straight up. Good route though.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Lower Dream Canyon : Berlin Wall : Waterboarding (5.12)
By: Garrett Bales When: Mar 10, 2014

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Comments: The bolt line is poor at the beginning, to far to the right. The logical line trends up the left side. The rock is pretty bad quality for half the climb. The climb is worth doing but be careful of the rock at the beginning.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Apple Strudel (5.12a)
By: Garrett Bales When: Feb 28, 2014

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Comments: Mandatory stick clip or don't fall it will hurt. Third bolt is hard to clip for short peeps. Good route. The bashy is kinda a joke should be replaced, easy ground I guess Eldo people would say.


Location: CO : Gunnison : The Point, Powderhorn, Colo...
By: Garrett Bales When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Several bolts at this place have wobbled for many years (over 10 years ago) and def. need replacing. The rock is also very questionable in several places. Fun place we climbed for years, but be mindful if you go.


Location: CO : Gunnison : God's Crag : Creamy Salmon Wall : Black Velvet (5.12b)
By: Garrett Bales When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Has anyone sent this thing lately? I'm wondering if a hold broke. The crux is fairly tough, I'm curious if the grade is still around mid-12?


Location: CO : Gunnison : God's Crag
By: Garrett Bales When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: The locals call this place 'Tick Rock' for a reason. Expect thick ticks on the hike in till June.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Midnight Rock : Photo
By: Garrett Bales When: Apr 7, 2013

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Comments: This wall is west-facing, receiving afternoon sun.


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