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Starting 2nd pitch. 11 Dec '11. Photo: Adam Therneau.


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Location: WI : Necedah (Petenwell Bluff) : Photo (Copy)
By: Kris Gorny When: Jul 10, 2010

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Comments: Thx guys!!


Location: MN : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Jun 30, 2010

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Comments: Hi yak, I appreciate your concerns but I am against censorship at Mountain Project (besides the obvious: obscenities, etc.). This photo shows someone who was more scrambling around than climbing in the park -- Chris happened to walk by and snap the picture. If you go to Goosberry on the busy weekend, you'll see plenty of tourists walking/scrambling on the ledgy rocks by the falls. I don't know the guy in the picture but he is hardly a climber (basketball shoes, no chalkbag, no harness).

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Location: MN : Lake County Road 6 Area (No... : Section 13
By: Kris Gorny When: Jun 24, 2010

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Comments: Nick -- if you know the directions and are willing to provide them, I could re-assign this to you. Let me know.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall : Barnburner (5.10d)
By: Kris Gorny When: Jun 19, 2010

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Comments: The chunk is still there. Looking at it (with its sharp edges) it has always been difficult to imagine nobody got hurt!


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall : Pretty in Pink (5.10a)
By: Kris Gorny When: May 26, 2010

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Comments: Why don't you come up for some climbing then? It's only a 3hr drive from where you are and there's Harbour Bar as a bonus.


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore...
By: Kris Gorny When: May 26, 2010

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Comments: Ryan, back in the day, you mean even before 90's and 80's ? I'd also suggest this debate is kept between climbers only -- without involving the park officials.


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Driving in Duluth (5.11b R) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: May 26, 2010

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Comments: Hi Zach, see here, here, here, here, here, and here (think I'm running out of "here"'s ? :)). Or check out this great picture featured in Climbing. This issue, keeps coming back like a vampire. I would like to caution that debating this self-imposed rule should be kept entirely within the climbing community.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Perfect Crimb Area : Advanced Birding (5.11+) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: May 24, 2010

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Comments: Thx, guys!


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall : Pretty in Pink (5.10a)
By: Kris Gorny When: May 21, 2010

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Comments: This is a surprisingly good route with decent moves and very little traffic (because of the trad start). In my opinion maybe slightly harder overall than Jump Start and definitely more consistent.


Location: Chris treggE : Random : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: May 21, 2010

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Comments: Darn, you look young, Chris. You've been taking supplements or something?


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Baboquivari Peak : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: May 20, 2010

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Comments: Sweet indeed.


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Annadonia Area : Looking for Lust (5.9)
By: Kris Gorny When: May 19, 2010

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Comments: Sorry BBourgeois, but I disagree. As much as I do appreciate replacing the crappy anchors, I still think the choice of the new anchor location is pretty poor given the ledge directly below it. I also won't bring the hammer to modify one of the best routes at RW to accommodate the arbitrary anchor placement. With time though, and enough people being lowered, a groove will probably form in the rock and there won't be a problem. Slow lowering may be sufficient to avoid the risk of rope damage. Anot... more >>


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Annadonia Area : ESP (5.11d)
By: Kris Gorny When: May 17, 2010

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Comments: Now I'm curious about this monstrocity...


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Perfect Crimb Area : Advanced Birding (5.11+) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: May 10, 2010

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Comments: Not an easy thing to do :) This isn't Smith and its postcard-like aesthetics.


Location: WI : Grandad's Bluff : Adidas Wall : A.D.I.D.A.S. (5.8) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Mar 31, 2010

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Comments: Thx, Travis. Hope all's well in WV!


Location: MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Winter Wall : Vias, aka Godzilla (5.12c)
By: Kris Gorny When: Mar 24, 2010

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Comments: Glenn -- Randy's post could be moved to the route description?


Location: WI : Wyalusing ice : The Main Route (WI3+) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Feb 8, 2010

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Comments: Hey Burt -- thanks for the comment!

From the road we saw two guys climb the flow to the left (Quarry Monster?). There were two thinner flows to the right that looked little thinner than in your picture from last year. Not quite in (?). Next time we're there, I'd definitely like to walk in to check them out.


Location: WY : Grand Teton National Park : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Nov 25, 2009

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Comments: This is an amazing shot, Andy. Did you have it printed in the poster format? Sure looks that way.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - West Rampart : Prospect Point Rampart : Great Chimney Area : ... : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Oct 15, 2009

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Comments: Thx guys! John, just remember that stealing the camera means you'll have to haul that beast.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - West Rampart : Prospect Point Rampart : Great Chimney Area : ... : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Oct 15, 2009

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Comments: Jay, this was shot from across the Lake, from under the Birthday Rocks.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Oct 15, 2009

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Comments: Thanks Burt. This is taken with Singh-Ray Gold-n-Blue polarizer filter and I have yet to figure out how to use this thing right. It confuses the heck out of the white balance on my camera.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Oct 14, 2009

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Comments: You're supposed to have shoes for this kinda work. Otherwise, you can tweak your big toe cranking on these crimps.


Location: WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - West Rampart : Prospect Point Rampart : Great Chimney Area : ... : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Sep 23, 2009

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Comments: Uhmm...ok, gentlemen, I see you promote the more manly, testosterone loaded colors, such as yellow
...or purple ... not that there's anything wrong with that :)


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Poseidon Adventure (5.11d PG13) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Sep 8, 2009

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Comments: Yeah, I'm glad they showed up :)


Location: MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head : Poseidon Adventure (5.11d PG13) : Photo
By: Kris Gorny When: Sep 8, 2009

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Comments: Thanks much, Burt!


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