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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Courtney retrieving gear from the top portion of t...

Courtney retrieving gear from the top portion of the dihedral.

WY : Vedauwoo : ... : Outer Notch (5.6)

Apr 29, 2007

Here I am at the crux of the "second pitch&qu...

Here I am at the crux of the "second pitch". I linked up the two pitches (was actually doing Friends in High Places). My last piece of pro was a nut placed at my feet in not the best looki

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Purple Haze (5.9)

Apr 29, 2007

The approximate path of Treasure of the Sierra Mad...

The approximate path of Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Small circles indicate the approximate locations of the belays while the larger ones show climbers on the wall.

North America : Mexico : ... : Treasure of the Sierra Madr... (5.10c)

Apr 21, 2007

Me belaying my wife up the second pitch. Notice al...

Me belaying my wife up the second pitch. Notice all of the prickly bushes - many a rope had been stuck in these by a careless climber!

North America : Mexico : ... : Jungle Mountaineering (5.10a)

Apr 21, 2007

Here is my wife rapping off the third pitch.  You ...

Here is my wife rapping off the third pitch. You can see that the tin pavilion is still there in this photo (taken in 2002).

North America : Mexico : ... : Jungle Mountaineering (5.10a)

Apr 21, 2007

Le Do demonstrates how to clip.

Le Do demonstrates how to clip.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Slipper Queen (5.11d)

Feb 8, 2007

As usual, Guy 'posing' on Coloradoddity.  At least...

As usual, Guy 'posing' on Coloradoddity. At least the background is pretty if not the subject.

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Coloradoddity (5.6)

Feb 8, 2007

Colin approaches the top of The Fin.

Colin approaches the top of The Fin.

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Edge of Time (5.9)

Feb 8, 2007

Approaching the Rincon Wall.

Approaching the Rincon Wall.

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Rincon - Center Route & R

Feb 7, 2007

Here I am showing not such good clipping form towa...

Here I am showing not such good clipping form towards the top of Spiney Dan.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Spinney Dan (5.10c)

Feb 7, 2007

Me just above the crux of the route in the wider c...

Me just above the crux of the route in the wider crack.

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Five-Ten Crack (5.10a)

Feb 7, 2007

Mark Calder rapping off Funkademental at the end o...

Mark Calder rapping off Funkademental at the end of the day.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Funkdemental (5.11b)

Feb 7, 2007

Here I am pumping stretching through the crux.  Th...

Here I am pumping stretching through the crux. This route is height dependent and kind of a one move wonder. But still lots of fun.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Are You Experiential? (5.10d)

Feb 7, 2007

Me on the first pitch of Purple Haze (taken by my ...

Me on the first pitch of Purple Haze (taken by my wife). I was actually doing Friends in High Places but thought this was the first pitch to that.

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Purple Haze (5.9)

Feb 7, 2007

Here is my beautiful, 9 months pregnant (literally...

Here is my beautiful, 9 months pregnant (literally), wife on the lower section of this problem.

CO : Fort Collins : ... : 2 Meditative Throws (V4)

Sep 15, 2006

Punching through one of the cruxier sections on Ta...

Punching through one of the cruxier sections on Tabula Rasa.

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Tabula Rasa (5.10c)

Jun 23, 2006

Me at Shelf.

Me at Shelf.

Matt Richardson : Me and the family

Jun 22, 2006

Moving through the crux.

Moving through the crux.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Cumulocrimpus (5.12a)

Jun 22, 2006

Contributed Comments

 

Location: TX : Reimer's Ranch : Dead Cats : Photo
By: Matt Richardson When: Oct 15, 2014

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Comments: And if I recall correctly, Bolted Like Mex lies just in front of that tree to the right...


Location: TX : Reimer's Ranch
By: Matt Richardson When: Oct 15, 2014

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Comments: 30 m should be sufficient for most routes, but that only gets you 50'. Is packing 60 m too much? The hike in is not huge...


Location: TX : Enchanted Rock State Natura...
By: Matt Richardson When: Jun 2, 2014

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Comments: OK, the directions were a fail on my part. My apologies to all who went north from Llano. Send all bills to me via MP.


Location: TX : Barton Creek Greenbelt : New Wall : Meet the Flinstones (5.9)
By: Matt Richardson When: Jun 2, 2014

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Comments: For real??!! What happened?


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Animal Magnetism (5.11c)
By: Matt Richardson When: Jul 23, 2013

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Comments: I agree with Tony's comments concerning - I didn't have much trouble with the lower crux, but the top is more sequency than my tired old self could handle. All the holds are there, so the solid .11 climber shouldn't have much trouble with this. That being said - why all the bolts? It seems pretty protectable throughout most of the climb.


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West : Step Right Up (5.7)
By: Matt Richardson When: Jun 21, 2013

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Comments: Fairly straight-forward, but I found the gear to be a bit manky. I don't know the area that well, but be prepared to throw in some smaller stuff in horizontal, flaring cracks up top that never feels super comfortable.

The top is still quite dirty. Seems that the route hasn't seen much traffic as there is a nice patina of lichen covering the the last 20' or so before the roof.

You will find the anchor at a tree up and around left of the roof. Currently it consists of webbing and some rap rin... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Riviera : Birthday Suit (5.10a)
By: Matt Richardson When: Oct 31, 2011

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Comments: Better than advertised. I think that Percious may not have gotten his route right given the 10d rating and the manufactured hold comment. A couple of cams for the bottom and the crack after the 1st bolt make this a little less sporty.


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