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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Here's Dave at the top of his  problem, Seul Avec ...

Here's Dave at the top of his problem, Seul Avec Dieux, pretending that his right hand is on a hold. Photo by Violetta Asscherick.

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Seul Avec Dieu (V8)

Jun 21, 2003

Here's a silly photo of me on the ridiculously har...

Here's a silly photo of me on the ridiculously hard V6, Irreducibly Complex. I'm just starting the hard part. Photo by Dave Asscherick

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Irreducibly Complex (V6)

Jun 21, 2003

Here's Dave staring down the top of  4 on 6. If yo...

Here's Dave staring down the top of 4 on 6. If you're shorter than 5'11" (which Dave is), you have to jump from this position. Photo taken by Violetta Asscherick

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : 4on6 (V5)

Jun 21, 2003

Me in the middle of Seul Avec Dieux,  right before...

Me in the middle of Seul Avec Dieux, right before the comitting part. Photo taken by Dave Asscherick.

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Seul Avec Dieu (V8)

Jun 20, 2003

I couldn't help it. Look at those tights!  This is...

I couldn't help it. Look at those tights! This is Nate, a long time ago, entering the crux of Crucifixion.

SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : Crucifixion (5.12a)

Jan 10, 2003

Dave on the first ascent of the  Muscle Corner, ci...

Dave on the first ascent of the Muscle Corner, circa 1993/4. Before pads!

SD : Rock Maze : ... : Muscle Corner (V5)

Jan 8, 2003

Wall of Oz viewed from the picnic area used for pa...

Wall of Oz viewed from the picnic area used for parking

SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Wall Of Oz

Jan 8, 2003

Me entering the crux on I'm Melting.  Photo by Jen...

Me entering the crux on I'm Melting. Photo by Jen Nielsen

SD : Spearfish Canyon : ... : I'm Melting (5.13a)

Dec 16, 2002

Contributed Comments

 

Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Blue Sky : Pheromone Wall : Flight of the Bumblebee (5.12d)
By: Greg Parker When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: Thanks for the kind words, Cawasaki! I'm glad the route has served as a source of inspiration for you. I felt the same way :-) Lee's new variation sounds awesome. Maybe some day I'll be in a position to give it a go...


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Blue Sky : Iron Horse Wall : Heavy Metal Machine (5.13b/c)
By: Greg Parker When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: Wow. Nice job, Lee. I gave it some goes one afternoon (a loooong time ago) and couldn't figure it out. The bottom was brick hard!


Location: SD : Iron Mountain : Turtle Dome Boulders : Overly Hung Boulder : Plow King (V7)
By: Greg Parker When: Nov 5, 2014

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Comments: This problem has been around for a while, but I'm not sure who got the FA. I think I did it like 16-18 years ago?? God, I'm old...


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Thunderhead : Reigning Pussies and Bitche... (5.11d)
By: Greg Parker When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: Terrible name...


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Blue Sky : Pheromone Wall : Flight Stimulator (5.13a)
By: Greg Parker When: Aug 17, 2014

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Comments: Sweet!! I've often wondered about this line… Nice work!


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Big Picture Gully : Big Picture Wall : First Blood (5.12c) : Photo
By: Greg Parker When: May 30, 2014

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Comments: I think Walters is right. First Blood doesn't have this much tan rock.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The Blackjack Pots : Colorado-Minnesota Block : ... : Photo
By: Greg Parker When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: On my old topo, I had the slab to the right listed as the "scab project". There was a sketchy, thin, scab-looking flake near the top blank section. I could never get myself to really pull on it. Maybe it's gone now...


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : The Blackjack Pots : Colorado-Minnesota Block : V4 (V4)
By: Greg Parker When: Apr 13, 2014

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Comments: I think I may have gotten the FA of this. Fun problem. Great holds.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Hydra-Crack Boulder : Ode To Violetta (V5)
By: Greg Parker When: Nov 8, 2013

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Comments: Mine was first :)


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Thunderhead
By: Greg Parker When: Sep 18, 2013

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Comments: Thanks for the link Brent. That was cool! Too bad they got the name of the 2nd route wrong... It actually looks like he climbs a hybrid of Derecho and Deluge. I'm not sure how Chris ended up doing Derecho, so that could be the way I guess. Very cool regardless.


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : The Mohican : Purgatory : Mephistopheles (5.13a)
By: Greg Parker When: Sep 1, 2013

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Comments: Sounds all f'd up. Too bad about the anchors. One of my favorite sequences was up there...


Location: SD : Spearfish Canyon : Blue Sky : Lord Of The Flies Wall : Black Slabbath (5.12a)
By: Greg Parker When: Aug 11, 2013

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Comments: That made my day! Thanks Brent!


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Trash Can Boulders
By: Greg Parker When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: Mike Olsen actually added dots AFTER many of these were sent by Dave A., Eric Sutton, myself....


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Trash Can Boulders : Photo
By: Greg Parker When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: These get really thin at the top. Never topped out.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Trash Can Boulders : Photo
By: Greg Parker When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: The blue line is Eric's Flashy Oddity V6. First sent by Eric Sutton. It actually goes straight up (not to the right as the line depicts). The yellow route is a line that I thought we did first in 1995 called Five Alive (there was five of us there climbing) V4. Red line is a really good easy warm-up, V0+.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Chopping Block : Trash Can Boulders : Photo
By: Greg Parker When: Jul 1, 2013

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Comments: The red line is a problem that Dave and I put in called Heavy Breathing V5-6. I don't remember who did it first. Starts really low with some powerful moves on slopers.


Location: SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : Mount Baldy / "old baldy" : Old Baldy Frontside : Seams Easy Boulder : Seams Easy (V5-6)
By: Greg Parker When: Apr 15, 2013

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Comments: The original sit start makes it a 5-move wonder... Start low with two bad crimps, make a hard move to a right hand gaston in the seam feature, left hand intermediate crimp, hard move up with the left hand (to the hold I have in the picture), right hand intermediate (the one in the picture), jump to the lip with your right, and then belly flop over. Packs a punch in its 8 feet.


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