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Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to... : ... : Photo
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 26, 2015

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Comments: It's not.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : T-Zero West Face aka Finger... (5.5)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: Historic? Maybe.
Fun? Yes, but Classic? No way.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : T-Zero West Face aka Finger... (5.5)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: This is a duplicate route entry. As if this area isn't confusing enough...

mountainproject.com/v/t-zero-w...


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : SE Face aka Southeast Arete... (5.3)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 23, 2015

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Comments: mountainproject.com/v/first-pi...

Isn't this the same route?


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : The Monastery : Outer Gates : CCD (5.1)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 20, 2015

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Comments: Time for a new anchor. Studs wiggle in the hole.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Front Porch : Tiptoe Slab (5.3 R)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 14, 2015

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Comments: If you belay at the first gear/ledge at 120 feet, you can reach the top from here with a 70. So, no more than 360 feet total....
Rap tree?
Rap tree?

You might not want to use this tree anymore. It's very dead and barely holding a big, loose rock.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Overture : South Ridge / Overture (5.2)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 9, 2015

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Comments: Made it in one pitch with a 70 (barely).


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Dinosaur Rock : East Face/Dinosaur Rock (5.4)
By: Mark Roth When: Jun 9, 2015

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Comments: Isn't this the same route as Rug Munchers?
We followed the left-facing dihedral/water groove. When the corner ended, we crossed the red rock to the left. We belayed at the ledge below the water groove/slot that Guy mentions. It looked fun, but it was way easier to step back right and up the left-facing flakes.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Schmoe's Nose : Photo
By: Mark Roth When: May 31, 2015

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Comments: That obvious crack is the easy downclimb to the rap anchor.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : The Hobo : East Face/Hobo (4th)
By: Mark Roth When: May 25, 2015

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Comments: 4th class I guess. Much easier than Hillbilly and no problem downclimbing.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : March Madness (5.9)
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 23, 2015

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Comments: I guess so....


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Leave No Trace (5.11a)
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 22, 2015

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Comments: If you clip the last bolt on Botonga, a #2 Camalot will protect the runout to it....


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : Where's Ron (5.10c)
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 22, 2015

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Comments: Fun. Be gentle with the undercling flake near the crux. It's helpful, but if someone yards on it, it's gone.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Lower Tier : March Madness (5.9)
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 22, 2015

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Comments: A small cam (#0.5 c4?) would be helpfull to reach the first bolt. It's a little scary without. Also, there are no rings at the anchor.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Willy B : ... : Photo
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 16, 2015

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Comments: By heading out left early and not placing gear in the dihedral, you can avoid enough rope drag to make the top in one pitch....


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : Central : Tangen Towers : East Face/Upper Tangen Towe... (5.4)
By: Mark Roth When: Apr 12, 2015

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Comments: The belay flake/ledge is only about 70 feet up, but a 70m rope reaches the top from there.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Hillbilly Rocks : Hillbilly Rock 3 : Jethro (5.10d)
By: Mark Roth When: Mar 19, 2015

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Comments: I'm not a fan of stick clips, but this one is a good candidate….


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Cats vs. Dogs Wall : Fleas and Ticks (5.9)
By: Mark Roth When: Mar 13, 2015

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Comments: Tod, very true about the block. I jumped up and down on it, and it wouldn't go, but if you stay on the bolt line, you won't disturb it. It would certainly be bad to be there if it ever fell. I'll try to take care of it soon....


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Highway 50 Corridor : Lover's Leap : East Wall : ... : Photo
By: Mark Roth When: Mar 5, 2015

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Comments: Yes, he has just finished the "run out" section. The gear is mostly good on the whole climb...


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Other Critters : Yellow Dog Dingo (5.7)
By: Mark Roth When: Jan 18, 2015

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Comments: I was annoyed you can't quite link any of the rappels with one rope, you have to do all 3 (if you want the ends to reach), but with two 70s, you can reach all the way down from the top....


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Mine Hole Crag : Bulge (5.10)
By: Mark Roth When: Oct 17, 2014

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Comments: One of these routes had a loose anchor bolt when I climbed it. I think it was this one. Loose stud. Did you notice, Leo?


Location: CO : Boulder : Flagstaff : Tree Slab
By: Mark Roth When: Oct 16, 2014

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Comments: Someone must have loved this boulder!?!? In the beginning of September, it became their final resting place as their ashes where scattered around on the ledge above the slab. Bits of bone continue to trickle down on the holds....
Just a heads up if that sort of thing makes you squeamish.
Anyway, rest in peace my fellow Tree Slab aficionado, whoever you were.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Cats vs. Dogs Wall : Stray Cat (5.8)
By: Mark Roth When: Oct 15, 2014

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Comments: There is now a 2nd pitch accessible from this anchor… Top Dawg.


Location: CO : Golden : Lover's Leap on Beaver Broo... : Butt Over Buttress (5.10+)
By: Mark Roth When: Sep 14, 2014

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Comments: Begs to be brushed.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Hawk-Eagle Ridge : Russian Arete (5.8 R)
By: Mark Roth When: Aug 13, 2014

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Comments: This route doesn't look like much from a distance, but it packs a lot of cool climbing with wild position into a short distance. The gear is pretty bad, if you blow it on the arete you will probably deck. It wouldn't be as scary if it was brushed a little.... Even clean, it would still be scary and awesome!


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