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Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Lone Peak Cirque : South Summit Wall : Center Thumb (5.9+)
By: greg t When: Jul 19, 2014

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Comments: Gave the green C3 a mediocre removal attempt with no such luck. Its stuck real nice. It would take some advanced shenanigans to get out. Good luck.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Gargoyle Wall : Gargoyle (5.11c)
By: greg t When: Jul 13, 2014

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Comments: I usually fall more on the approaches than the rock. Whether itís some loose talus or greasing out of my flip flops on some slabby 4th class, usually resulting in spilling my approach beer. Man, climbing outside is tough. Better just stick to Momentum from now on.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress : Sheer Lunacy (5.11 C1)
By: greg t When: Jun 27, 2014

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Comments: When in doubt, Fraid it out


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Black Velvet Wall : Johnny Come Lately (5.10)
By: greg t When: Jun 27, 2014

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Comments: Great route! A bit of a bold onsight


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Electric Avenue : Electric Avenue (5.11d)
By: greg t When: Jun 27, 2014

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Comments: Wow! This could be the best single pitch route Ive ever done


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Electric Avenue : Spot (5.11a)
By: greg t When: Jun 26, 2014

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Comments: Good route, def worth doing. Maybe I was doing it all wrong, but I didnt have to dyno at all ( I'm 5'9" ) and there is a huge jug 6" below the chains.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Long Canyon : Maverick Buttress : Just the Tip! (5.12+)
By: greg t When: May 27, 2014

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Comments: I figured as much. I was just thrown off by the "FA: You." Regardless, an amazing route. Thanks for putting it up.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : The Thumb Area : Coyne Crack (5.11d) : Photo
By: greg t When: May 24, 2014

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Comments: sending!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Long Canyon : Maverick Buttress : Just the Tip! (5.12+)
By: greg t When: May 22, 2014

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Comments: An amazing finish to one of my favorite desert climbs. Varied, challenging, and fun. One of the best out there. I noticed that there is no recorded FA on this page, has this not gone free yet? If not, I just happened to climb it free in one go from the ground to the 2nd anchors clean on 5/18/14. I'd be surprised, but honored to be the first to do so.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Hellgate Cliffs : Tower Two : ... : Photo
By: greg t When: Feb 13, 2014

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Comments: Utah is just too easy to make it look rad


Location: UT : Zion National Park : West Temple : Big Lebowski (5.11a/b PG13)
By: greg t When: Dec 19, 2013

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Comments: I approach isnt that bad if you know where to go.. if not, it can get ugly. For the route.. it redefined the terms dirty, chossy, and death blocks. A memorable outing at best.


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - North : The Weasel Formation : Live Free or Die Tower (5.9 C2)
By: greg t When: Dec 19, 2013

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Comments: Climbed this route in May 2011. I lived in NH for many years, and thought it was fitting to climb this. A good desert adventure. I lead the OW pitch with ease by pulling on a #6 in spots. My partner tried to free it on TR, and being not the best OW / chimney climber nearly puked from exhaustion. Amazing summit view.


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The... : J Crags : Feeding the Rat - Part II (5.9-)
By: greg t When: Nov 25, 2013

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Comments: Ive only gotten on a handful of the routes in the area. Most of which were fun and memorable. I think I stick to my opinion, which is just that, about the rating. On pitch 2, I got 1 good cam right off the belay, then 1 bad cam in the crack 15ftish below the first bolt. The climbing in between the cams isnt too hard, but far and the rock is questionable in sections. A blown hold would result in extreme unpleasantness. In general climbing terms, I think this would support a pg13. I think a 9- vs... more >>


Location: UT : Uinta Mountains : Wall Of Tiers : Panty Shield (5.11 R)
By: greg t When: Jul 3, 2013

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Comments: To avoid the OW start, do the Utahpia start ( which is great climbing ) and traverse left at the ledge after the first 3 bolts. This variation is definitely one of the best routes on the wall.


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Bath Rock : Bath Rock - West : Private Idaho (5.9)
By: greg t When: Jun 27, 2013

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Comments: I'm gonna go against the grain here and say "meh." It looks like a lot more fun than it is. Overall mediocre at best, especially compared to its neighbors Rollercoaster and Colossus, which are way better.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Cerberus Gendarme : Touchstone Wall (5.9 C2) : Photo
By: greg t When: Jun 27, 2013

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Comments: Epic shot!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Tanners Gulch : Booty Wall Area : Gateway Drug (5.12a)
By: greg t When: Jun 26, 2013

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Comments: Long slings for the anchors will greatly reduce the drag for the belayer for the 2nd, or if setting up a TR, which is really easy. about 55 inches from the chains to the edge.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Lone Peak Cirque : South Summit Wall : Center Thumb (5.9+)
By: greg t When: Jun 21, 2013

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Comments: You can link the 1st 2 pitches with a 70m. Super fun route


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Waterfront, The : On the Waterfront (5.12a) : Photo
By: greg t When: Jun 19, 2013

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Comments: shorts and a t-shirt w/ no tape.. ouch


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Window Rock : Window Rock - West : Singapore (5.11a PG13)
By: greg t When: Jun 16, 2013

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Comments: red c3's


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Tanners Gulch : Specter Wall : Apparition (5.11)
By: greg t When: Jun 16, 2013

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Comments: slabby crux, the rest is just about finding the right holds.. which can be well hidden at times.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Tanners Gulch : Booty Wall Area : Pirate Treasure (5.11)
By: greg t When: Jun 16, 2013

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Comments: Definitely a height dependent crux.. I'm 5'9".. whiff


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The... : O Crags (Three Finger Canyo... : Knights-Errant (5.8)
By: greg t When: May 27, 2013

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Comments: The first two pitches are fantastic! The start of the 4th pitch is kind of a sketchy ledge fall situation. I broke off a large hold and bailed. The climbing could be harder now without the hold. I recommend you climb the first two pitches, bring some bail biners, then go solo 1000ft of fun for a well rounded day.


Location: UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : Eastern Reef Area.. AKA The... : J Crags : Feeding the Rat - Part II (5.9-)
By: greg t When: May 27, 2013

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Comments: The first two pitches have some interesting slab moves, but the last two crack pitches are more like hiking up a steep gully. The second pitch sports 1 bolt, that is well placed considering the crux, but getting to the bolt is long way on some debatable rock, and a potential fall would be extremely unpleasant. Overall I wouldn't recommend this climb, but if you do it, make sure to bring some extra webbing for the anchors.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Kung Fu Theater : Enter The Dragon (5.11-)
By: greg t When: Mar 7, 2013

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Comments: This is such a great climb. Amazing position and exposure for a 2 pitch climb. Although the first few moves of pitch 2 are the hardest, I find the real heartbreaker being the awkward mantel at the top of pitch 1.


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