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looking up The Nose, photo from my "how to set"


Member Since: Jan 29, 2009
Last Visit: Dec 26, 2013
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Total Points: 113
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton : Lower Exum Ridge (5.7) : Photo
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2010

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Comments: This was on day 16 or so of doing 20 classics in 20 days. In shot are Christian Santelices and Willie Benegas.


Location: International : Europe : Germany : Elbsandstein
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2010

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Comments: I went here to do a film with Michael Strassman around 1993. We climbed with Bernd Arnold. Bernd belayed me. I was up on something that they SAID was only 5.11, I got scared about half way up and was shaking. I happen to look down and saw that Bernd was putting on belay gloves! miracously I made it to the next bolt. I then asked to be lowered :)


Location: CA : San Francisco Bay : Mount Diablo State Park : Boy Scout Rocks : Lower Tier : Bolt Route (5.11a)
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2010

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Comments: I concur with others, the first 15 ft of climbing is the hardest. And definitely STOUT 5.10. Gee why don't the simply rate it what it is!(5.11c)


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R... : Nutcracker (5.8)
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2010

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Comments: Amazing that the legends of the late seventies and early eighties climbed this in under 9 minutes! I tried and couldn't/haven't.(yet)


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Cove : Echo Cove - South Side : Big Moe (5.11a R)
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2010

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Comments: Great for parents! The kids have plenty of flat space to play at the base, there is 5.5s to 5.9s 100 ft away, AND BEST OF ALL the kids can rope swing on Big Moe's TR ropes in between your laps! enjoy!
kid swing!
kid swing!



Location: Hans Florine : Hans's son at Lovers leap : Photo
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 28, 2010

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Comments: 2008 in Yosemite while taking morning runs up El Capitan.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Hebe (5.14-)
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 28, 2010

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Comments: I remember that the rappeling crowd was regularly visiting the Beaver Wall and it would be highly likely that they would come upon fixed draws and the draws would magically not be fixed and end up with the rappelers. TOO easy for anyone to rappel over this route, if you are on a budget, don't leave gear on the route.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 4 - Windy Point West : ... : Hebe (5.14-)
By: Hans Florine When: Jan 29, 2009

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Comments: This is my favorite route in the world that I never red-pointed. (Yet)

You can put the "-" behind the "5.14", but I think it IS a 5.14.

I remember when Bitter got his ascent, I tracked him down and called him and congratulated him. Fricken awesome send at any age. Whoa this might be serendipity, I'm turning 45 this year, maybe I am experienced enough now to send it!

I found the best temperature on this route was about 61 degrees. Not to hot to melt your fingers and not too cold to cramp you u... more >>