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An Offwidth Roof Problem over in Moderate Mecca


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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

The Groove

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (138)

Trad, 2 pitches, 475'

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Lower Buttress

Oct 4, 2006

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

Lyell Canyon / Donahue Pass

CA : Yosemite National Park

Oct 5, 2006

Stinson Beach

CA : San Francisco Bay : Mickey's Beach

Oct 5, 2006

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Side Effects on the back side of red springs

Side Effects on the back side of red springs

NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin

Jan 9, 2009

Pull'n the lip of Vera's roof problem.  <br />Heck I went back four months later and tried to do this line I blew it four times. Funny how there are times you can't send things that ought to be easy for you.

Pull'n the lip of Vera's roof problem. Heck I went back four months later and tried to do this line I blew it four times. Funny how there are times you can't send things that ought to be easy for you

NV : Red Rock : ... : Vera's Roof (5.9 V0)

Oct 7, 2006

An Offwidth Roof Problem over in Moderate Mecca

An Offwidth Roof Problem over in Moderate Mecca

NV : Red Rock : ... : Vera's Roof (5.9 V0)

Oct 7, 2006

Monie work'n the traverse. Not bad for her first time outdoors.

Monie work'n the traverse. Not bad for her first time outdoors.

CA : San Francisco Bay : ... : Stinson Beach

Oct 5, 2006

Unknown boulder, but has some nice routes ranging from v1 thru v5. A crash pad is needed in areas and a spotter is desirable as a spill even from 6' feet high will result in a nasty injury on the south side of the boulder.

Unknown boulder, but has some nice routes ranging from v1 thru v5. A crash pad is needed in areas and a spotter is desirable as a spill even from 6' feet high will result in a nasty injury on the sout

CA : San Francisco Bay : ... : Stinson Beach

Oct 5, 2006

Rogers & Electra Peaks to the left of Mt Lyell Glacier. Some nice looking walls with sweet striations as well as high elevation to contend with. This picture was taken from 10,989 ft.

Rogers & Electra Peaks to the left of Mt Lyell Glacier. Some nice looking walls with sweet striations as well as high elevation to contend with. This picture was taken from 10,989 ft.

CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows

Aug 6, 2006

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap : Hogsback : Hogwild : Just Acquaintances (5.6)
By: Greg Gibson When: Jun 19, 2014

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Comments: The last time I got on this route it sucked as it was early in the spring and things were full of dirt. I ended up bailing on the route as it was very chossy and I didn't trust my feet to be able to do the crux.

Definitly, one of the roughest 5.6 climbs I've ever been on.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Photo
By: Greg Gibson When: Jun 19, 2014

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Comments: Climbed on Side Effects on 2nd of Jan. 2013. Had an amazing time. The lower section leading to the roof is a 10a with a under cling move thats kind of fun then get scrunchy stuff traversing to the right.From there it is a high mantle type move with nothing but crap for a slope to pull yourself up and over. If you don't stick it prepare for a nasty whipper. I TR'ed it and my falls freaked the heck of people as you swing 20-30 out off the face. Once you clear the over hanging mantle, it cruises ... more >>


Location: NV : Red Rock : Icebox Canyon : Photo
By: Greg Gibson When: Feb 21, 2010

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Comments: That is buffalo wall and there are two aid climbs both rated A3 Buffalo wall & Tatanka.

Funny that the hardman of the sport haven't tried to free these. Then again, it takes a hell of a lot of work to get back in to the base of these.

Love this area


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Photo
By: Greg Gibson When: Nov 12, 2009

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Comments: Great picture. I can't remember where this is at but love the area.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap
By: Greg Gibson When: Aug 9, 2009

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Comments: I was there about two week ago. Weather was in the 90's so tried to climb in the shade.

I certainly felt the elevation, after not doing much cardio in a while.

I'll be going back to climb in late september when the weather cools off.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Icebox Canyon : Buffalo Wall
By: Greg Gibson When: Jun 10, 2009

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Comments: Gents, It is also said that none of these routes have ever been freed. Lets see any of the proclaimed hardmen free this area.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Photo
By: Greg Gibson When: Jan 9, 2009

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Comments: the route known on this feature is Side Effects. Located on the back side of Red Springs


Location: NV : Red Rock : Calico Basin : Cannibal Crag : You Are What You Eat (5.4)
By: Greg Gibson When: Oct 22, 2008

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Comments: found the route hard to lead but good rock for sandstone.

I love this formation with all the routes on it.

This is a great area to take a noob out to learn to place gear while still being on the deck.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap : Lower Buttress : The Groove (5.8 PG13)
By: Greg Gibson When: Oct 4, 2006

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Comments: This follows a crack/corner. There are pretty big dikes which you mantle. Some strectchy moves. Bolts at top of first pitch. Second pitch is short and real easy but little to no protection.

Gear up the Mid size c-4's


Location: NV : Red Rock : Willow Spring : Ragged Edges Area : Ragged Edges (5.8)
By: Greg Gibson When: Sep 29, 2006

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Comments: Climbed this last March and used a few c-4's as well as tried out Trango's mid-range Maxcams to supplement my rack. Liked the fact that the Max Cams fit in areas that my C-4's didn't fit as well.

Sweet route with interesting rock


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Lyell Canyon / Donahue Pass
By: Greg Gibson When: Aug 6, 2006

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Comments: I just got back from the end of Lyell Canyon around Donahue Pass. I was wondering if any one else has considered climbing much in the area.

There are some just beautiful walls up there.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: In search of a partner for Napa Valley climbing (Friday, Nov. 6 and Sat, Nov. 7)Northern CaliforniaGreg GibsonNov 6, 2009
In Need of RR Partner on Nov 16NevadaGreg GibsonNov 6, 2009
Looking for Climbing partner's @ Lover's Leap and around South Lake Tahoe Northern California PartnersGreg GibsonJul 23, 2009
re: Truckee Area Partner NeededNorthern California PartnersGreg GibsonJul 23, 2009
Come check out Rockzilla in NapaNorthern CaliforniaGreg GibsonMay 13, 2009
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