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Photo Caption Location Date
Mike Endicott dancing with the quartz, May 3, 2015...

Mike Endicott dancing with the quartz, May 3, 2015.

CO : Lyons : ... : Quartz Dancer (5.11b/c)

May 3, 2015

Mike Endicott farther up the shallow dihedral.

Mike Endicott farther up the shallow dihedral.

CO : Lyons : ... : Quartz Dancer (5.11b/c)

May 3, 2015

Mike Endicott searching for gear placements, May 3...

Mike Endicott searching for gear placements, May 3, 2015.

CO : Lyons : ... : Quartz Dancer (5.11b/c)

May 3, 2015

Mike Endicott making the crux reach, May 3, 2015.

Mike Endicott making the crux reach, May 3, 2015.

CO : Lyons : ... : Quartz Dancer (5.11b/c)

May 3, 2015

David Light leading high on the first pitch, 30 Ja...

David Light leading high on the first pitch, 30 Jan. 2015. Note quartz dike near bottom. Someone please crop out my finger, but not the rope. Eds. cropped as requested.

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Milk the Quartz for Pints (5.9-)

Feb 10, 2015

David Light leading pitch three, 30 Jan. 2015.

David Light leading pitch three, 30 Jan. 2015.

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Milk the Quartz for Pints (5.9-)

Feb 5, 2015

David Light approaches the start of Milk the Quart...

David Light approaches the start of Milk the Quartz for Pints, at the base of the Annex, 30 Jan. 2015.

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Milk the Quartz for Pints (5.9-)

Feb 5, 2015

The upper half of Stoner Slab appears to be the cl...

The upper half of Stoner Slab appears to be the clean, light-colored slab in the center of the photo. The lower half appears to be composed of darker (more-lichened) rock. In this perspective, Eagle R

CO : Boulder Canyon : Stoner Slab

Feb 5, 2015

In the right portion of this pic, Creeping Obscuri...

In the right portion of this pic, Creeping Obscurity climbs a shallow, left-facing double dihedral up to the righthand of two tiny Douglas firs. Continue upward in search of pro, while trying to avoid

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Creeping Obscurity (5.7)

Feb 5, 2015

This topo is taken from p. 267 of Rossiter's 2000 ...

This topo is taken from p. 267 of Rossiter's 2000 Eldo guidebook. The Dalke/Ament variation to pitch two climbs the right-facing dihedral above the number 47. Our variation to the third pitch follows

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Variation to Third Pitch of... (5.9+)

Sep 25, 2014

Forced out of the upper, narrower section, 10/10/8...

Forced out of the upper, narrower section, 10/10/81.

CO : South Platte : ... : If Sheep Had Heels and Toes (5.9)

Jul 2, 2014

George Bracksieck grateful for his heels and toes,...

George Bracksieck grateful for his heels and toes, 10/10/81.

CO : South Platte : ... : If Sheep Had Heels and Toes (5.9)

Jul 2, 2014

Steve Sarns belaying George Bracksieck on If Sheep...

Steve Sarns belaying George Bracksieck on If Sheep Had Heels and Toes, 10/10/81.

CO : South Platte : ... : If Sheep Had Heels and Toes (5.9)

Jul 2, 2014

George Bracksieck leading If Sheep Had Heels and T...

George Bracksieck leading If Sheep Had Heels and Toes, 10/10/81.

CO : South Platte : ... : If Sheep Had Heels and Toes (5.9)

Jul 2, 2014

GB at the first bolt of Armed Forces, at the best ...

GB at the first bolt of Armed Forces, at the best start for Army (after doing the fifth-class approach). Climb straight up overhanging huecos and jugs for about ten feet, and traverse right, passing A

CO : Flatirons : ... : Army (5.10b)

Mar 19, 2014

GB moving right, to the bottom of Army's obvious r...

GB moving right, to the bottom of Army's obvious right-leaning handcrack. The yellow (white-looking) sling above me is hanging from AF's third bolt.

CO : Flatirons : ... : Army (5.10b)

Mar 19, 2014

Mike Endicott follows Ear Rings.

Mike Endicott follows Ear Rings.

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Ear Rings (5.10a)

Nov 1, 2013

Overhanging Face (5.12?) is on the left face of th...

Overhanging Face (5.12?) is on the left face of the leftmost fin. Overhanging Left-Leaning Arete (11a) lies on the front of the leftmost fin. Ear Rings (10a) climbs the left edge of the east face of

CO : Boulder Canyon : Fin Land

Nov 1, 2013

Left Dihedral is the obvious, left-facing dihedral...

Left Dihedral is the obvious, left-facing dihedral on the left side of Left Hand Rock.

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Left Dihedral (5.9)

Oct 5, 2013

This pic was taken on Aug. 26, 2013, from near the...

This pic was taken on Aug. 26, 2013, from near the base of the single bolted route at the bottom of the west side of the outcrop, looking down toward South Boulder Creek and the railroad tracks. From

CO : Coal Creek Canyon : ... : Shaft

Oct 4, 2013

GB at the crux, Aug. 1977.

GB at the crux, Aug. 1977.

CO : Lyons : ... : Poor Man's Wingate (5.9+)

Sep 9, 2013

GB wearing EBs and placing a wire on P.1, Aug. 197...

GB wearing EBs and placing a wire on P.1, Aug. 1977.

CO : Lyons : ... : Poor Man's Wingate (5.9+)

Sep 9, 2013

Claire Carren at the base of Poor Man's Wingate, A...

Claire Carren at the base of Poor Man's Wingate, Aug. 1977. The second pitch appears foreshortened and is taller than it appears in this pic.

CO : Lyons : ... : Poor Man's Wingate (5.9+)

Sep 9, 2013

In 1978, George Bracksieck is pictured successfull...

In 1978, George Bracksieck is pictured successfully freeing p.2 of what later became known as "Roadrunner." Photo by Steve Sarns.

CO : Golden : ... : Roadrunner (5.11-)

Aug 27, 2013

GB leading "Quiche on a Leash," in March...

GB leading "Quiche on a Leash," in March 1978.

CO : Flatirons : ... : Quiche on a Leash (5.10c)

Aug 27, 2013

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