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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

The Vanishing Point

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (2)

Trad, Sport, Alpine, 7 pitches, 850'

MT : Bridger Range : Ainger Lake

Jul 17, 2013

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
This thing is classic!

This thing is classic!

VT : Groton : ... : V2 (V2)

May 22, 2014

Ainger Lake in all it's glory

Ainger Lake in all it's glory

MT : Bridger Range : Ainger Lake

Jul 18, 2013

Frazier Lake Buttress

Frazier Lake Buttress

MT : Bridger Range : Ainger Lake

Jul 18, 2013

Austin Brown.

Austin Brown.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Muscle Beach (5.11a/b)

May 22, 2013

Austin Brown.

Austin Brown.

CO : Shelf Road : ... : Muscle Beach (5.11a/b)

May 22, 2013

Connor Wall on Crystal Ball.

Connor Wall on Crystal Ball.

CO : Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma : ... : Crystal Ball (5.12b)

Apr 6, 2012

Connor Wall on Crystal Ball.

Connor Wall on Crystal Ball.

CO : Keystone a.k.a. Montezuma : ... : Crystal Ball (5.12b)

Apr 6, 2012

Contributed Comments

 

Location: MA : Hokum Rock
By: Matthew Abbott When: May 18, 2014

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Comments: William, this rock has been climbed on for many, many years, so it would be quite surprising to me if all of these routes had not been climbed prior to 2010. The lack of climbers in this area tends to make the rock appear virgin, being dirty and not covered in chalk, but that doesn't mean that these routes have not been climbed. I would think twice about claiming FAs on Hokum Rock.


Location: MT : Bear Canyon : The Prow : Ignition (5.11a/b)
By: Matthew Abbott When: Nov 13, 2013

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Comments: I went to the right side anchor and it felt a bit harder than 11a. Fun climb!


Location: ID : City of Rocks : Morning Glory Spire : Skyline (5.8)
By: Matthew Abbott When: Nov 12, 2013

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Comments: I was unaware that the route broke right at the bulge to follow the left trending under cling and instead I climbed straight up the bulge with micro gear through the seam. It was certainly harder than 5.8, but does anybody know what it goes at?

Great climb!


Location: ID : McCall Area : Slick Rock : Memorial Route (5.8+)
By: Matthew Abbott When: Aug 21, 2013

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Comments: Midnight ascent 08-17-13. Car to car in 5 hours. We did it in 6 pitches with simul-climbing intertwined. Good times.


Location: MT : Bridger Range : Ross Peak : The Fellowship (5.10c PG13)
By: Matthew Abbott When: Jul 8, 2013

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Comments: I second that. And Pitch 4 is 5.8, not 10a. Great route! Highly recommend stretching the rope and combining pitches 8 and 9.

Don't bring any cams, just nuts and wires.


Location: MT : Blackleaf Canyon
By: Matthew Abbott When: Jun 14, 2013

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Comments: Does anybody know where I can find a topo for the area?


Location: VT : Bolton Area : Lower West Bolton : What's up, doc? (5.9 R)
By: Matthew Abbott When: May 24, 2013

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Comments: This route is a blast, great movement.


Location: VT : Bolton Area : Lower West Bolton : Hush, Mama Thrush (5.8)
By: Matthew Abbott When: May 24, 2013

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Comments: Favorite 5.8 in Vermont thus far. Amazing.


Location: MT : Madison River Area : Neat Rock : Standard Route (5.9)
By: Matthew Abbott When: May 24, 2013

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Comments: Climbed this route over the winter but decided to do the Direct Finish. The rock quality and exposure through this finish were great! Highly recommended.


Location: VT : Bolton Area : Lower West Bolton : Tea in the Sahara (5.10b)
By: Matthew Abbott When: Jun 1, 2012

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Comments: Climbed the route yesterday, and man was that upper section after the right facing corner caked in crunchy vegetation. Sure made a thrill getting to the last bolt/ topping out, but entirely worth it. I may rap it next time and brush it down, it would be worth doing. Good times!


Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

Soft in the Middle 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

MT : Gallatin Canyon : Gallatin Tower

Flesh For Lulu 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a

NH : Rumney : ... : Holderness Corner

Wind and Rattlesnakes 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

WY : Wild Iris : ... : Rode Hard Wall

Skyline 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

ID : City of Rocks : Morning Glory Spire

Waimea 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b

NH : Rumney : Waimea

Zorro 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a

WY : Wild Iris : Zorro Area

Tribal Boundaries 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

ID : City of Rocks : Flaming Rock

Too Much Fun 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

ID : City of Rocks : Bumblie Rock

Lonesome Dove 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

NH : Rumney : Jimmy Cliff

North Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : Montezuma Tower

Standard Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R

NH : Whitehorse Ledge : 7. The Slabs

Captain's Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13

VT : Bolton Area : Upper West Bolton

Red Rider 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

WY : Wild Iris : ... : Central (Blooming Rose, Cla...

China Crisis 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

MT : Bozeman Pass : The Training Wall

Autumn 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

KY : Red River Gorge : Long Wall

Bowling for Buicks 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

MT : Gallatin Canyon : Gallatin Tower

Porcelain Wall 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

MT : Natural Bridge and Falls : Porcelain Wall

Enchanted Porkfist 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c

CO : Shelf Road : The Dark Side

The Waltz 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c

MT : Gallatin Canyon : The Waltz Formation

Regular Route 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

ID : McCall Area : Slick Rock

Standard Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

MT : Gallatin Canyon : Gallatin Tower

Muscle Beach 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

CO : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff

I Claudius 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

CO : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff

Monkey in the Middle 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

KY : Red River Gorge : The Zoo

Black Parade 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c

MT : Natural Bridge and Falls : The Foyer

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