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Paria Canyon, UT, Petroglyph


Member Since: Sep 6, 2006
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Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Aug 22, 2013

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Comments: Just returned from this beautiful granite area of crags and sea. Can offer beta.


Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Apr 12, 2013

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Comments: The Altar,Monastary, near Estes Park, CO. Earlied, I ID'd this as 1.4 billion year old granitic intrusion, but now, I think it might be the melted part of an older rock. The crystals are all light and pinkish and large.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Three Doves (5.8+)
By: lin murphy When: Nov 28, 2011

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Comments: before the 2nd pitch pin, I put in a #2 blue master pro cam = green alien. Might have slowed me down.

I also agree that the Gunks are classified as a quartz conglomerate, a sedimentary rather than a metamorphic rock. But, some areas, like around Arrow, seem to be micro crystalline quartz, which suggests metamorphism. I have not researched this, but believe that what may have happened is that the quartz from the sand grains and pebbles went into solution and later precipitated as micro ... more >>


Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : 5. Slabs : Consolation Prize (5.8)
By: lin murphy When: Sep 12, 2011

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Comments: I managed to get off route on the 3rd pitch by going up to an old bolt just up and left of the pin.
Don't do it this way! Up and up with cams in an overlap I cleaned with the nut tool. It is down=climable, but definitely not worth it.

Also, avoid going straight up from the first belay. It looked interesting to climb to the top of the pod and then step right to bolted face. But, there is no pro at the top of the pod, and those hangers are smashed flat.
Finally, I dislodged a rock on the first ... more >>


Location: Phil Persson : Random Climbing/Mountaineer... : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Aug 25, 2009

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Comments: hey, Phil, is that my cam?......just kidding. Lin


Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Jan 9, 2009

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Comments: my climbing-geology website: home.comcast.net/~lin9


Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Jan 4, 2009

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Comments: I have a Bosch and would like to do some new routes. This is in CO.


Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Jan 4, 2009

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Comments: Wild Basin, CO


Location: lin murphy : some climbs : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Jan 4, 2009

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Comments: bouldering at Squamish, B.C.


Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Aug 28, 2008

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Comments: I want to climb with the person who gave us the thin section.I am a geologist too and will be driving from Boulder to Norfolk in Sept. Would love to sample your rock.

Lin in boulder


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Cochise Stronghold : East Stronghold : Stronghold Dome : ... : Photo
By: lin murphy When: Apr 2, 2008

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Comments: East side Cochise Stronghold. Beeline,5.9