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Rock Climbing Photo: My first trad lead: Bursitis at Logtown Quarry, OH

Member Since: Oct 15, 2010
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Page Improvements = 3
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Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Fern Buttress : Fern Creek Falls : Fall Line (5.12b)
By: MattThomas When: Nov 8, 2015

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Comments: As of today there is a scary tree trunk hanging from the edge of the cliff down to the bolts for this route.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Honeymooner's Area : Crescent Moon (5.7)
By: MattThomas When: Nov 3, 2015

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Comments: Great climb. I thought all the horizontal placements were pretty bad. If leading this again, I would take only a #3, two or three #4s, and two #5s. On lead 30' above your last pro it's comforting to wedge yourself in the crack but climbs easier if you stay on the edge.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Endless Wall : Fern Point : Seventh Sign (5.7)
By: MattThomas When: Sep 22, 2015

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Comments: Fun, moderate alternative to the tenuous sport slabs that surround it. Starts with awkward moves up a corner without great gear. After the corner you gain a series of ledges with trees and good gear. Then you can layback right up the flake or go left up to the tree and large crack. Trees at the top for anchors.

Location: NC : Crowders Mountain : Main Climbing Areas : David's Castle (backside) : Ooga Chocka (5.8)
By: MattThomas When: Apr 6, 2015

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Comments: This is a great route. Very different on lead.

Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Hawksbill Mtn : Main Wall : Lost in Space (5.10b) : Photo
By: MattThomas When: Sep 26, 2014

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Comments: Stoked to see this picture on the front page. Kris and Jay, hope you guys doing well: I was on the Inner Peaks team when you were coaching. Thanks for introducing me to this sport!

Location: NC : Pilot Mountain : Parking Lot : Chicken Bone (5.7+)
By: MattThomas When: Mar 15, 2014

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Comments: Bring 12 draws and a 60 meter rope. Amazing climb.

Location: WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face : Banana (5.6)
By: MattThomas When: Apr 30, 2012

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Comments: As of yesterday that rock is still there, though it seems ready to fall at any moment.

Location: WV : Bozoo
By: MattThomas When: Apr 28, 2012

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Comments: @Curt: You can camp really close to the rocks at the Shanklin's Ferry campground, it's $12 a night. For more info, go here.

Location: OH : Logtown
By: MattThomas When: Aug 18, 2011

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