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Kishen Mangat

Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
Last Visit: Mar 9, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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All 22 | Routes 2 | Areas | Photos 9 | Page Improvements | Comments 8 | Posts | Stars 3 | Ratings

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Location: WY : Wind River Range : Cirque of the Towers : Warbonnet Peak : Black Elk (5.11a)
By: Kishen Mangat When: Jun 30, 2014

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Comments: here is a picture of the first pitch. very straightforward.

the crux 5.8 section of the first pitch
the crux 5.8 section of the first pitch

Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - S Buttress : Crack Variation (5.7 PG13)
By: Kishen Mangat When: Jun 9, 2014

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Comments: This is a fun, moderate exploration of Redgarden South Buttress. The rock is good and unpolished. It appears to be seldom climbed. Some great jamming in both dihedral sections. There is a good rappel anchor once you reach the Lower Ramp. It is well-hidden and hard to see. Crest the edge of the ramp, and look slightly down and right. This well below the Touch 'n' Go anchor.

Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : North Rim Routes : North Chasm View Wall : A Midsummer's Night Dream (5.11a)
By: Kishen Mangat When: May 11, 2014

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Comments: There is a potential direct finish to the rim above the Sex Comedy finish that is cleaning up nicely. We toproped it yesterday. Felt like solid 5.11, and pro would be nominal in the first 30 feet. It would be a burly lead.

Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : North Rim Routes : The Checkerboard Wall : Checkerboard Wall (5.10)
By: Kishen Mangat When: May 11, 2014

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Comments: Climbed this fine route yesterday. The hanger on the pitch 4 retro-bolt has been removed but the bolt is still there. The bolt is unnecessary and detracts from the pitch especially given the route history.

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome : Regular Northwest Face of H... (5.12a/b)
By: Kishen Mangat When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: Not to be captain obvious, but test the fixed gear before aiding on it .. I took a thirty footer after failing to test a fixed stopper on pitch 18 or 19. Don't haul! Do it in a single push. We bivied with space blankets at the base and started at 2am, finished at 8pm. Things got slow in the upper aid pitches when the route came into the sun and water was getting slim. No problems with bears. The water from the spring was clean, cool and plentiful. We did not treat. Long day but amazing!
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Location: CO : Climbing on TV! First Asce...
By: Kishen Mangat When: Nov 4, 2010

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Comments: Congrats, Peter and Nick! You make us proud!

Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : The Pages Wall Area : George's Tree (5.9)
By: Kishen Mangat When: Jul 5, 2004

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Comments: It is possible to do this route in three pitches with a 60M rope. From the ground, continue up then right to the large tree (shared with Osiris) almost 200 feet. Second pitch, work up and right about 165 feet to a sloping ledge. Then top out by working straight up through the upper headwall just under 200 feet. Makes for a long and efficient route.

Location: CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : South Rim Routes
By: Kishen Mangat When: May 28, 2003

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Comments: What is the Poison Ivy beta on the south rim climbs? I've heard it's not as bad as the north rim, but I find it hard to believe.

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