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Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road : Skylight (WI4+ M4-5) : Photo
By: Jay Eggleston When: 3 days ago

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Comments: That's not the Skylight.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : Labby (5.9-)
By: Jay Eggleston When: 4 days ago

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Comments: Like many of the routes here, this one felt easier than what it is rated. The route is fun, but I thought the crux was a few moves near the "hump". Maybe I did not do the moves like the FA team. I did, however, like the route.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : Bicolored Python Rock Snake (5.9)
By: Jay Eggleston When: 4 days ago

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Comments: I thought this felt easier than the route, "Labby", to the left, which is given 5.9-. The route is fun though and is worth doing if you are at the wall.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : Tortoise Scute (5.7)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 21, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route and is not difficult for a 5.7. The route gets you high up on the side of the canyon. This would be a good route for new 5.7 leaders. It is safely bolted and not very sustained.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : First Armadillo (5.8)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 21, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route, but it is just barely 5.8 in difficulty. There may be one 5.8 move, but there are not multiple 5.8 moves.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : Yellow Dog Dingo (5.7)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 20, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun climb, and it is bolted very well. It seemed more like 5.6 than 5.7 to me. There are great holds in all the steep sections.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Cats vs. Dogs Wall : Fleas and Ticks (5.9)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 11, 2014

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Comments: The overhang near the bottom is the hardest part. Going directly straight up is the best way to surmount it. Left or right is more difficult. The route is a fun addition to the wall. I only used a 0.3 Camalot, but more gear can be placed.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Vanishing Point : Rock Doc (5.10b/c)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route! There is a great finger lock and nut placement above the last bolt. There is a great finger pocket in the same area as well.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Jessica's Block : Jessica's Route (5.9-)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route. It is too bad it is so short. The hardest part consists of maybe 1 5.9 move. A good, quick warm-up!


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Vanishing Point : Standback (5.10c/d)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: The clips are not "tenuous" on this. The holds are small and not obvious at times, but if you find them all, the climb is very doable. It felt about 11a to me.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Vanishing Point : Alpine-Moe (5.9)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: If you don't want to use the bolts with quicklinks to descend, it is an easy downclimb in the gully to the north.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Vanishing Point : Werner's Legacy (5.8)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route and is worth doing, but it felt easier than 5.8 to me. I think it is a 5.7, but it is worth doing if you are in the area.


Location: CO : Boulder : Upper Dream Canyon : Jessica's Block : Sister Sweetly (5.11d)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 8, 2014

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Comments: This is correctly described here as having 3 bolts. The Bob D'Antonio guidebook says it has 4 bolts.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Like a Wonk (5.9)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: We combined the two pitches, and it worked out well. There was not much rope drag. It saves some time.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Canine Corner (5.10b)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: The top on this is interesting. Going out to the arÍte on the right is the easiest way, but going direct works too.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Beer Dog (5.10b)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: This is the easiest of the three routes that share the same start. If you do all three you dial in the crux by doing it three times.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Hound's Tooth (5.10b)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: This is a good route. It is certainly the most physical near the top. The hold here is a big jug, but the feet are not very good.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Sports Wall : Rufus' Roof Variation aka C... (5.10)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 27, 2014

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Comments: This is called "Climbing Sports" in the new guide by Kevin Capps and Matt Lloyd.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : East Side of Tunnel 1 : Unnamed Tunnel 1 Highball (V2) : Photo
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 21, 2014

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Comments: The blue line is called "Graffiti Face" in the new Clear Creek guide by Kevin Capps. He calls it 10c for difficulty, but I think it is much harder, maybe hard 5.11.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Sports Wall : Photo
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 20, 2014

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Comments: The left anchor is for the Changing Corners Dihedral. The right anchor is for the Beginner Sports route.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : East Colfax : Earth First (5.9+)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: We did not find any loose rock today. We did the First Planet finish, and I think it is easier than the other finish (which I did in the past).


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : East Colfax : Another Earth (5.11a)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: We did not find any loose rock on the route, but the un-level belay is no fun.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : East Colfax : Planet Earth (5.11a)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: The crux is actually at the second bolt. One of my taller partners made it look easy, he called it 5.9. Me and another shorter partner thought it truly was 11a for difficulty,


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : East Colfax : Aurora Sports Park (5.11b)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun route! The jug at the crux, on the overhanging wall, is amazing! The holds above are not as obvious, and the next bolt is committing to clip. If you can climb the grade and are at East Colfax, you should do it.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Dog House : Black Dog (5.9+)
By: Jay Eggleston When: Oct 26, 2014

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Comments: The rap rings look good now. The crux on this would be easier, and less risky, if you are tall. The crux is one move but not very easy.


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