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This is the start of the route.  Very easy start o...

This is the start of the route. Very easy start on less than vertical rock. Plentiful holds in the left facing dihedral.

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Unnamed Crack 5.6 (5.6)

Nov 19, 2011

spectra on C4 thumb loop test

spectra on C4 thumb loop test

Climbing Gear Discussion : Partially torn webbing on C... : Post

Oct 14, 2011

Auto-block mode.  I even pull-tested it.

Auto-block mode. I even pull-tested it.

Injuries and Accidents : Turkey Rocks, CO: Belay e... : Post

Oct 10, 2011

The wrong way to set up an ATC Guide for auto-bloc...

The wrong way to set up an ATC Guide for auto-block mode on a top belay

Injuries and Accidents : Turkey Rocks, CO: Belay e... : Post

Oct 10, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Shortoff Mountain : Supercrack (5.11d)
By: Jake Jones When: 4 days ago

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Comments: Never been, but it's awesome that you took the time to do a line that you've done before and upgrade fixed gear and clean up tat. So thanks.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Kaymoor : Rico Suave Buttress : Rico Sauve (5.10a)
By: Jake Jones When: Mar 17, 2015

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Comments: It stays dry when there's a straight downpour- like in the late spring and summer. With misty, wind-driven rain, and with the added water of melting snow runoff, almost everything was wet- even routes like this one that are notoriously dry when everything else is wet. It is a sweet route though.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fern Point : Linear Encounters (5.11a PG13)
By: Jake Jones When: Mar 17, 2015

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Comments: Wasps in a finger pod about 3/4 of the way up on 3/15, between the little tree/rest stance and the bashie. I'm with Sam. I'm not a really proficient 5.11 climber, but the start felt pretty difficult for me, especially right off the ground. I had to layback most of the initial corner because I guess my fingers are so thin, I couldn't get any solid locks. It definitely eases up as you ascend, and the awesome jams and locks as you go up are really rewarding.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : The Mungolian Wall : Big Gulp (5.9)
By: Jake Jones When: Mar 12, 2015

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Comments: I see someone else likes finding and climbing the obscurities at Mungolian. Nice addition Mike.


Location: VA : Manchester Wall : Second Pillar : Crown of Thorns (5.8+ R)
By: Jake Jones When: Mar 10, 2015

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Comments: This one's not R at all IMHO. Good small horizontal right off the ground, a couple of bomber nuts in the middle and one textbook #1 C4 near the top.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Summersville and Gauley Riv... : Summersville Lake : Pirate's Cove : Unnamed SL 7 (5.10a)
By: Jake Jones When: Feb 6, 2015

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Comments: GWB when you say anchor, does that mean a bolted anchor or some other type of fixed gear? Thanks


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : The Mungolian Wall : Blue Angel (5.10d)
By: Jake Jones When: Jan 22, 2015

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Comments: Cool! Thanks for the history!


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Summersville and Gauley Riv... : Summersville Lake : Orange Oswald Wall : Unnamed Crack (5.8)
By: Jake Jones When: Jan 12, 2015

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Comments: This gets a 5.9 in the newest Williams guidebook.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge
By: Jake Jones When: Nov 26, 2014

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Comments: NRG aficionados will probably enjoy this Enormocast episode. Pretty entertaining. enormocast.com/episode-69-live...


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Fern Buttress : Workmen's Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Jake Jones When: Oct 23, 2014

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Comments: Just got on this thing this past weekend. The layback/squeeze chimney (I laid it back) was the hardest and headiest part. I can see how the moves off the ledge could be considered R but they're really not. There's a bomber .4 at your feet, and you crimp a few times to a jug from which you can place a bomber cam in a horizontal. I agree with hitting the ledge though- if you mean the smaller ledge (the one that the pictured climber is standing on), not the one that is formed by the detached bl... more >>


Location: NC : Stone Mountain : Photo
By: Jake Jones When: Oct 22, 2014

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Comments: Yeah. Def. not Block Route because it's below the Arch, not beside it.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fern Point - Party Buttress : Smooth Operator (5.9+)
By: Jake Jones When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: 'Twasn't me! Can't say I'm disappointed though.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Fern Buttress : Workmen's Buttress : ... : Photo
By: Jake Jones When: Oct 16, 2014

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Comments: I thought the R part was at the bottom.


Location: NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face : Mercury's Lead (5.9 R) : Photo
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 30, 2014

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Comments: Pics can be deceiving. The first pitch of this thing is a pretty serious lead. I mean, the whole thing is, but especially the first pitch, and particularly up to the first bolt. I don't doubt that there are people that can "run all over it" but I think they would be few and far between.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fantasy Area : Fantasy (5.8)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 23, 2014

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Comments: I disagree with the last sentence. There are several good 5.9 gear routes along that particular section (from Snake Buttress to Undeserved) of Endless Wall. Just off the top of my head, The Grafenberg Crack is decent, What a Jam is good, and Roy's Lament is also good. Two Step Arete is ok, not classic but definitely worth climbing if you dig that range (I do). Also, don't miss Black and Tan. It's .10a, but it's super good, worth doing, secure stances and small but bomber gear. I'm sure if ... more >>


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Beauty Mountain : Burning Buttress : Burning Calves (5.10b)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 9, 2014

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Comments: Facing the correct direction coming out of the "pod" will make the thin move inconsequential. After that, you're rewarded with great pro of almost any size and much easier moves on good holds to the top. Crux is definitely down low on this one. Fantastic route, maybe the best at Beauty in the 5.10 range.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Kline Wall : The New Reed Route (5.11b)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 9, 2014

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Comments: Slabaneering he says. I might infringe on your copyright on this word from time to time.


Location: NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face : The Purring (5.10c)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 7, 2014

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Comments: Weird, when I looked at this yesterday, none of that info was there. It was blank. Apologies and thanks for the addition.


Location: NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face : The Purring (5.10c)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 6, 2014

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Comments: Where's all the information?


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Summersville and Gauley Riv... : Summersville Lake : Pirate's Cove : As Surely as the Flower Blo... (5.11a R)
By: Jake Jones When: Sep 6, 2014

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Comments: This is the second route with this "do it without a rope or it doesn't count" comment. Let's just drop trou and compare dicks and skip the nonsense. If you're a badass, then people will know, and there's no need for this type of personal hyperbole. There are a few badasses that live in the region, and they're all super humble guys and gals. You could learn a thing or two from them.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Avalon : Third Tier : ... : Photo
By: Jake Jones When: Aug 30, 2014

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Comments: This is the last time that necklace was ever seen. Lost, never to be found again.


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