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Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Stoked Bowl
By: Monty When: Dec 20, 2012

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Comments: I'm all about it. Thanks for the info!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Power Wall : Unknown OW splitter R of el... (5.11)
By: Monty When: Nov 30, 2012

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Comments: This route is awesome, and may be one of the best unknown routes I've done in the creek.
I took (all BD's) 1 ea .3, #1, #2; (2)#4, (3)#4.5, (2)New #5's and (2)Old #5. I found the old(green) 5 to be key as a new 5 is tipped and #6 will not fit.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Anarchy Wall : Anarchitect (5.12d) : Photo
By: Monty When: Nov 22, 2012

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Comments: You mean the left the toe cam I'm doing?


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of Justice
By: Monty When: Oct 27, 2012

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Comments: Should be in the sun in the AM, but being the steep nature of the crag I don't know how much it actually receives.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The New River Wall : Love Your Enemies (5.12a/b)
By: Monty When: Oct 16, 2012

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Comments: Sounds maybe like a loose nut on the bolt that had backed off until it finally got pulled off... One of the draw backs to fixed draws is people rarely check the condition of the bolt before climbing further. No good regardless.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : ... : Photo
By: Monty When: Oct 15, 2012

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Comments: Nice pants, Matt! I can hear the conversation now.

Rob: "Hey Matt, can I take photo's of you in Eldo tomorrow?"
Matt: "Sure, man."
Rob: "Cool. Just make sure you wear some colors that pop!"
Matt: "Oh, I have just the thing."


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : The Armory : The Overhangover (5.13a)
By: Monty When: Oct 4, 2012

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Comments: Nice work, and thanks for the new line!


Location: CO : South Platte : West Creek : Thunder Ridge : The Brown Wall : Bust 'er Hymen (5.11 PG13)
By: Monty When: Sep 22, 2012

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Comments: Thanks, Glen!


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus : MaxiLash (5.11a)
By: Monty When: Sep 19, 2012

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Comments: Bring a large nut and a couple smaller pieces for the anchor (0.4, 0.75, #1).


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Sharkstooth : Photo
By: Monty When: Sep 10, 2012

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Comments: Booty! (Lame)


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : Northwest Corner (5.11a)
By: Monty When: Sep 10, 2012

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Comments: While cleaning the crux pitch, my partner effortlessly pulled out the pin that "protected" the crux. Luckily, great gear abounds!


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Creek Side : Psychotic Love (5.10 R)
By: Monty When: Sep 6, 2012

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Comments: Did you find any pins on your route? When I was bolting Fools Gold I looked over to the left (probably further left than your line) and saw some ancient looking pins. I love that section of Creek Side.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : High Wire Crag : Photo
By: Monty When: Aug 27, 2012

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Comments: I was there the day that happened! Dude thought somebody stole his car until he saw the tire poking out.


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Blair (overview) : Upper Blair : The Heap : Call Me Barney (5.11c)
By: Monty When: Aug 20, 2012

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Comments: Powerful, sporty, and awesome!
It sounds silly, but a 0.75, 5ft off the ground in the horizontal helps a lot in protecting the start. It keeps your nuts from zippering and your belayer from flying up.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Turkey Rock : Vanishing Point (5.10d) : Photo
By: Monty When: Aug 11, 2012

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Comments: 9 is the new 10.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Primo Wall : Sucking My Will to Live (5.12c)
By: Monty When: Jul 24, 2012

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Comments: Branching out of the southeast, I love it!
Thanks, guys!


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Holdout : Pipeline (5.12a)
By: Monty When: Jul 22, 2012

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Comments: Really great face route! The crux might be keeping your focus for the routes entirety. Stiff for the grade.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Mt. Evans : The Black Wall : Road Warrior (5.10) : Photo
By: Monty When: Jul 14, 2012

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Comments: Climbing Road Warrior on Friday the 13th... Wow!


Location: WI : Willow River State Park : Genesis Effect (5.12d)
By: Monty When: Jun 22, 2012

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Comments: I would say couch time is is a good benchmark 12c. This is a notch below that at 12b/c. Great movement on HUGE holds.


Location: NC : Looking Glass Rock : North Side : Cornflake Crack (5.11a)
By: Monty When: May 25, 2012

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Comments: Shoot-dang this route is good, man. Varied and interesting the whole way. It was a little wet and dirty yesterday but that only made it that much more fun. Certainly rivals wunsch's dihedral in Colorado as the best 11 crack climb I've done.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Spiney Ridge : Quoting Yoda (5.11d)
By: Monty When: May 1, 2012

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Comments: Filed?


Location: TN : Deep Creek : Unknown 5 (5.10b)
By: Monty When: Apr 16, 2012

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Comments: I really enjoyed this line and was by far my favorite at the Tea and Crumpets Wall.


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall East : Points O' Contact (5.10c)
By: Monty When: Mar 27, 2012

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Comments: One more rope drag tip! You can place a .5 size piece with a runner in the flake to the left of the roof. This keeps your rope well away from the crack at the lip.


Location: CO : South Platte : Goose Creek/Molly Gulch Cam... : Helen's Dome : Comment : Photo
By: Monty When: Mar 22, 2012

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Comments: Roughin' it.


Location: NC : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress : Breakfast of Champions (5.10d)
By: Monty When: Mar 12, 2012

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Comments: Definitely agree about the doubles. I just tied into both ends of my rope then untied from one end at the anchor. Also blowing the upper mantle would not be a good idea. Awesome pitch!


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