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Location: WA : Okanogan : Burge Mountain (Tonasket) : 1) Western Front : Upper Wall
By: Jon Nelson When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: James Moore kindly supplied the information and sub-area suggestion.


Location: WA : Southwest Cascades : Pinto Rock : East Face : Riding Bareback (5.8)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 31, 2014

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Comments: Bizarre rock formation. How solid is it?

Also, where is the location of the route?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome : Snake Dike (5.7 R) : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 31, 2014

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Comments: Is that upward arc near the bottom a lens effect?


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Wall Lower Cliffs : ... : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 30, 2014

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Comments: Note the hand-made harness and EB climbing shoes.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Dana's Arch (5.11 A3)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: A pleasingly petite pumpy pitch of perfectly pure pin-scar pulling?


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : Condor Buttress : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: The "small turnout" is about the third one on the left. Upon starting the trail, note a large, right-facing boulder-face on the left.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Young Cynics (5.12d)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: I tried some of the moves just below and over the roof -- very thin cranking below the roof, pumpy slopers just above.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Sideshow (5.10d)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 29, 2014

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Comments: Very fun route, especially the last few moves.
Compared to the other moderate on the wall, The Black Flag..., this route has more rests and seems slightly easier.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Lower Lump Area : ... : Smiley Kylee (5.8)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 28, 2014

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Comments: Fixed the length - thanks Mike.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Lookout Point Area : ... : An Act of Strange Boar (5.11a)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 22, 2014

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Comments: Hi Chris,
I was hoping to add a bolt to the start of the traverse crack, cleaning off an easier start, and giving it a try again, maybe later this week.

Last time, I had the same experience as you. Fantastic finishing moves. Glad you like it. But no, I haven't heard of anyone else trying it.


Location: WA : Northwest Region : North Cascades : Boston Basin : Aiguille de l'M : South Ridge (5.6)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: Thanks Chris for posting.

I put the info in your comment into the Description.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Good Girls Like Bad Boys (5.12a)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 19, 2014

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Comments: I think Tom got distracted. Hold on...


Location: WA : Northwest Region : Darrington : Three O'clock Rock : Till Broad Daylight, pitch ... (5.8)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 14, 2014

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Comments: The third pitch is really nice climbing, but has old, rusty 1/4" bolts.
The anchor at the top of this pitch has 4 old, rusty, and loose 1/4" bolts. The 4th pitch looks fantastic (I didn't do it, being freaked by the belay bolts...), but also appears to have old 1/4" bolts.

As mentioned above, the first two (or one full-length) pitches have nice 3/8" stainless bolts. Very fun.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : ... : Waterway (5.7 A3-)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jul 5, 2014

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Comments: Thanks Mikey, I added your topo here.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 25, 2014

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Comments: Oh geez Sean, that sounds really bad. Sorry to hear it. And I wish there was some way you could get the cams back.

I haven't heard about Index being 'rough around the edges', just a little different. There were the squatters camped out indefinitely across from the parking lot for awhile, and Andy DeKlerk mentioned some strange things in the woods awhile back, but I haven't experienced anything rough or impolite about the climbers.

But it certainly wouldn't hurt for all of us to be extra-welc... more >>


Location: WA : Okanogan : Pasayten Wilderness : Bauerman Ridge : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 25, 2014

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Comments: It looks like El Capitan in front of the peak.


Location: WA : Northwest Region : North Cascades : Washington Pass : South Early Winters Spire : ... : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 24, 2014

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Comments: Extra points if the photo was taken while climbing...

Nice looking pitch!


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : BBDD
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 21, 2014

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Comments: So, what should the name of this crag be

1) BBDD,

2) Blob Below Domestic Dome,

3) Ty's Butt-ress,

or

4) Something else?

Is it definitely going to be named 1) or 2) in the next published guidebook, and if so, which is it? I understand 1) is an acronym for 2), but one should still decide whether it is the full name or the acronym that gets listed.

Also, are the posted route names the same ones given by the guy who first cleaned the lines?

I'll make the changes if people can agree...


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Middle Town Walls : Mid Wall
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 20, 2014

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Comments: Thanks Geoff, I updated the approach description above.


Location: WA : Northwest Region : Cumberland Crags : 7 Mile Rock : Twitterpated (5.9) : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: I was wondering more about the yellow line for Twitterpated, which goes off the right edge of the image.

As this shows more of Snugglefuk, should I move the image over to that route? Or, if you prefer, I may be able to copy the image over.

Thanks for posting! It motivates me to visit this area.


Location: WA : Northwest Region : Cumberland Crags : 7 Mile Rock : Twitterpated (5.9) : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: I guess Twitterpated is the one on the right?

Where is the start in relation to the dashed line?

Looks like nice rock!


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Skykomish Valley : Index : Upper Town Wall : Left of Earwax
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 14, 2014

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Comments: Sportfishing looks great, particularly the top.

I've never heard of anyone doing it though. Next time I visit the area, and it's dry, I'd like to give it a shot.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : North Bend & Vicinity : Exit 38: Deception Crags & ... : We Did Rock : Bad Choo Choo (5.10+)
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 13, 2014

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Comments: Got it Rustin, thanks, I made the change.


Location: WA : Okanogan : Pasayten Wilderness : Mt Remmel : NW Ridge (5.2) : Photo
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 12, 2014

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Comments: Looks like some steep, clean slab on the lower right part of the ridge.


Location: WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : North Bend & Vicinity : Exit 32 / Little Si : World Wall
By: Jon Nelson When: Jun 11, 2014

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Comments: Thanks Kevin, I just added in your directions.


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