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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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All 1055 | Routes 194 | Areas 36 | Photos 303 | Page Improvements | Comments 159 | Posts 74 | Stars 274 | Ratings 15
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Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Riggs' Hill : Riggs' Hill East : Before You Hueco (V4)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Aug 28, 2011

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Comments: Bah that thing is super solid. It is the Junk show around here anyway.


Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : The Painted Wall : The Dragon (5.9 A4 R)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Jul 20, 2011

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Comments: Hey Jack, As it happens, I am friends with Pike, and I remember him telling me to go get on it and that it was not that bad. I saw a Glimmer in his eye and knew better. I still want it though!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Grand View Spire : Relics (5.10 C2)
By: Jesse Zacher When: May 29, 2011

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Comments: Yes, it is on the caprock. It is still removed a ways from the edge because of the in cut below. They are double ring rap hangers. The 30 meters of old line that was wrapped around the pins and the large block that the pins are in has been removed as well.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Grand View Spire : Relics (5.10 C2)
By: Jesse Zacher When: May 27, 2011

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Comments: The rap station at the top has been updated and replaced. Courtesy of the ASCA. A tip: when you rappel try to pass the knot passed the edge at first chance you can unweighted the rope. Otherwise it can be a brutal pull.

The original summit register is still there, and someone has kindly put a new notepad, pencils, and ziplock bags. Thanks!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Gold Star Canyon : Uncle Sam (5.9+ PG13)
By: Jesse Zacher When: May 14, 2011

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Comments: It is hard to discern where this actually is. As has been pointed out by many, bolting is strictly prohibited unless for the repair/ safety of an existing route. I remember there being a short sport climb in the granite of Gold Star Canyon that has been there a while. I hope that this was put up before '92.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Cottontail Tower : West Side Story (5.9 C3)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Apr 8, 2011

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Comments: I would say that after my first comment, I have come to agree and understand the replacement done by Rob and Jason. It was a needed thing. As far as sustainability and longevity in the fishers I think that putting solid bolts is quite appropriate and thank you for taking the time. I am sorry for any comments that detracted from the send. I am in favor of these free climbing efforts and believe they are truly sustainable especially when compared to the gear lists of Jeremy's that include 20-30 p... more >>


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : Cowboy Justice (5.12)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Apr 6, 2011

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Comments: I should practice my reading skills some more.. Thanks for the Catch, Chris.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Zappa Wall
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 26, 2011

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Comments: I will agree with that. When I have some time, I will go through and redo the pictures/ route descriptions.
-Jesse


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Zappa Wall
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 25, 2011

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Comments: I have gone through the route names and eliminated some of the wording that is not purely descriptive.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Zappa Wall
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 25, 2011

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Comments: As the internet, and therefore Mountain Project, is not static or fixed, I am not rewriting anything. I am very aware of the fact that all of these routes have been done and re-done again. My intentions are not to claim any of these route as mine, or to rewrite history as you say. As names and FA parties become available, I will change and update the routes. I do not agree that it is disrespectful. I simply give it a name to differentiate between climbs as having 20-30 "unknowns" would be confu... more >>


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Zappa Wall : Short, Some Hands (5.9+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 25, 2011

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Comments: Anchors have been cleaned up as of 4/13/11 thanks to the ASCA.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Zappa Wall : OW Corner (5.10a)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 25, 2011

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Comments: Anchors have been cleaned up as of 4/13/11 thanks to the ASCA.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 14, 2011

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Comments: Adam Brink: I have posted info about camping, see above. Enjoy!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Other areas
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 12, 2011

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Comments: I will work on creating a way to separate the monument into maybe three section based on location. Confusion is partly how the monument works on you though. Hah.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : Cowboy Justice (5.12)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 12, 2011

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Comments: Although the route is long, there are many rests. I thought that this was more of a 5.11 to 5.11+. Thanks to whoever updated the anchors semi-recently. Anyone know any info about the thing crack with a bolt at the beginning that is to the left of this climb?


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : Junk Corner (5.9)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 9, 2011

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Comments: Yep, that is the one.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : Junk Corner (5.9)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 9, 2011

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Comments: Anchors have been updated. Courtesy ASCA.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : TH Crack (5.8)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 8, 2011

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Comments: Indeed. Be careful of the large blocks at the end!


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : Rednekk Justus (5.10+)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 7, 2011

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Comments: Just did this again after a few years, and the key for me was the thigh jam before the end splitter section.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Cabin Wall : TH Crack (5.8)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Mar 7, 2011

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Comments: Anchors have been repaired on this climb, courtesy of ASCA.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Gateway Vicinity aka The We... : Sewemup Mesa : Roof Crack (5.11)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 14, 2010

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Comments: You probably saw the bolt/sling that is 30 feet past the existing anchor. I had heard that it originally went to there, but not to the top, but they decided to lower anchors to where the good rock ends.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : Doppelgänger (5.11)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 6, 2010

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Comments: Trundle Footage when cleaning and equipping the route:




Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : Upper Mother's Buttress
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 6, 2010

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Comments: The new route, Doppelganger, offers a save direct rap for any of the lines on the Mother's Buttresses. To find the raps, you have to go 60 feet up canyon from the top of Questions and Answers. At a prow, there is a large dead pinyon pine. The anchors are slightly lower than the lip. A 70m rope will work for the first rap, but you need double ropes for the final two.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : Questions and Answers (5.10)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Dec 6, 2010

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Comments: There is a slightly harder variation to the first pitch. Climb original line for 20 feet than step right on the sloping ledge and climb up the slightly broken rock to a bolt and ledge. Then Climb the right dihedral and come up on the right side of the belay ledge.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Unaweep Canyon : Main Canyon: Unaweep Granit... : Mother's Buttress : ... : On Golden Pond (5.10a)
By: Jesse Zacher When: Nov 7, 2010

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Comments: Rap station has been replaced thanks to the ASCA and WCCC. You can now rap straight down to the top of " The Ol' Hucklebuck" and then rap to the ground.


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