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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : Treasure Wall : Buried Treasure (5.9)
By: Michael Kopinsky When: Aug 27, 2010

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Comments: With the Buried Alive linkup, this was awesome.

As a new leader who has yet to place a single trad piece, I appreciate that this is bolted. Thanks to the FAs.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Levada (5.8+)
By: Michael Kopinsky When: Aug 20, 2010

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Comments: For some reason, this route is killer on the legs. I think it's because all the "resting" stances keep your legs at some kind of angle that strains the muscles. The secret is to keep moving - the longer you stand resting, the more it'll hurt.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Made In The Shade (5.9-)
By: Michael Kopinsky When: Aug 20, 2010

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Comments: The route itself is awesome. Lots of awesome face moves, standing on little edges, very nice route for a new leader.

I climbed this a couple days ago with a relatively new 60m rope, and by the time I had rapped down to the big ledge at about the third bolt, the ends of the rope were still about 6 feet above the ground. I *may* have made it all the way down with rope stretch, but I didn't want to risk it. In the end, I found I could rap down the left side (towards Gondolier Arete) and make it on... more >>


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Canal Zone : Holiday Road (5.8)
By: Michael Kopinsky When: Aug 20, 2010

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Comments: Hardest part is getting a stance to clip the anchors.