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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Looking down Hully.

Looking down Hully.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hully Gully (WI3+)

Feb 5, 2011

A climber on Hully Gully from a nearby pinnacle.

A climber on Hully Gully from a nearby pinnacle.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hully Gully (WI3+)

Feb 5, 2011

It's right up there! (The alternate route up to th...

It's right up there! (The alternate route up to the base of the first buttress from Stone Lake starts in this area.)

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

Erik climbs Pitch 6.

Erik climbs Pitch 6.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

Where is that 5.4 crack anyway?

Where is that 5.4 crack anyway?

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

Erik on Pitch 3.

Erik on Pitch 3.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

A view of the approach gully from the hike in. The...

A view of the approach gully from the hike in. The black circle shows some awkward (but short) class 4 scrambling. The red circle is where the climb begins at the first buttress.

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

Roach's route up the second buttress: Pitch 3 - Ni...

Roach's route up the second buttress: Pitch 3 - Nice 5.3 ramp! Pitch 4 - Short 5.2 pitch to big ledge (many options) Pitch 5 - Find a crack to climb. Supposedly a 5.4 crack around somewhere. Pitch 6 -

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Southeast Buttress (5.7)

Sep 3, 2008

John jamming the lieback on New Era.

John jamming the lieback on New Era.

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : New Era (5.7)

Jul 31, 2008

John climbing New Era.

John climbing New Era.

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : New Era (5.7)

Jul 31, 2008

Erik following New Era, just before the lieback.

Erik following New Era, just before the lieback.

CO : Colorado Springs : ... : New Era (5.7)

Jul 31, 2008

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock : East Face : ... : Photo
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Jun 26, 2013

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Comments: This is late to reply (two years later), but we knew that we'd have to walk down in the dark (based on the time we started). So we wore headlamps up. Glad we did, too!


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : San Juans : The Needles : Sunlight Spire : Standard Route, Sunlight Sp... (5.10)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Nov 14, 2011

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Comments: Looking at pics, I've often wondered if an ascent of the slab on the south face would be possible. After seeing the Spire in person in August, I'm pretty sure that it would be possible, but protection might be very difficult.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Mt. Meeker : The Flying Buttress (5.9)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Jun 28, 2011

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Comments: We climbed Dreamweaver yesterday and noticed a single rope hanging from the bottom of the Flying Buttress. Looked like a escape? Hope everyone was okay!


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : South Gateway Rock : West Side : West Point Crack (5.8 R)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Mar 17, 2011

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Comments: We climbed this on Sunday. I've climbed the first pitch a bunch of times, but it was fun to finally climb pitches two and three. I thought that the mental crux of the climb was the beginning of the second pitch before you get into the chimney. The squeeze chimney was my favorite part of the climb by far -- almost more like caving than climbing. I thought the third pitch, while short and difficult, was a fun finish to the climb. The hardest part of that pitch was getting the only piece of pro cli... more >>


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : North Gateway Rock : Southwest Face / Finger Fac... : Tidrick's (5.8)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Oct 18, 2010

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Comments: I also wanted to add that a single 70 m rope gets you down to Tourist Gully maybe 15 feet from the very bottom. Very easy to get off the rope here and scramble down (and easier than using a second rope).


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : North Gateway Rock : Southwest Face / Finger Fac... : Tidrick's (5.8)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Oct 18, 2010

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Comments: We climbed this again today. I've always combined pitches 2 & 3, skipped the Son of Tidrick's anchors, and gone directly to the Place in the Sun anchors. I guess that's more like finishing Place in the Sun. I'm curious about the route up from the Sun anchors. Bob's book says "continue up on flexible flakes (5.8)". Has anyone done this ending recently? Care to comment on the pro?


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Keyhole Rock : East Face - 1st Tier : Breeze Crack (5.6)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Aug 1, 2010

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Comments: We climbed this one yesterday. While fun, it is one of the dirtiest routes I have climbed in the Garden. Sand on top of mud on top of sand. Still, probably worth doing.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Garden of the Gods : Kindergarten Rock
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Jul 9, 2009

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Comments: Tonight at the Garden, we noticed a sign below Kindergarten/Gray Rock that referenced the falcon closure. It said that "Angle Tangle" was closed for raptor nesting until August. Two questions:
1) The only reference that I found to Angle Tangle was in Stewart Green's comments about North Gateway. Is the sign in the wrong place?
2) Which climbs on Kindergarten Rock are actually closed during falcon nesting?


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space : The Whale
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Jul 7, 2009

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Comments: I think we might have climbed Outer Reach tonight. It was a touch loose down low, but had some cool moves up a double overlap toward the top. Seven bolts, I believe. Always fun to discover a new route where there wasn't one before.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space : The Whale
By: Nathan Hoobler When: May 21, 2009

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Comments: While exploring the Whale last night, we climbed a route between The Thin Line and Esse Curve. Four bolts and felt 5.9+ ish. It doesn't seem to be in the RRCOS climbing book (at least not my first edition).

Is this a new route or am I directionally challenged? FWIW, the route was fun. A challenge for me, though probably easy for most.


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space : Ripple Wall : Storm Surge (5.10-)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Nov 7, 2008

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Comments: I was just by this climb last weekend, and it still has an interesting (and large!) blood stain all over the rock. A good helmet reminder.


Location: CO : Alpine Rock : Indian Peaks : Haimovi Tower : Southeast Buttress (5.7)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Sep 3, 2008

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Comments: Here's some beta about the tower from our climb last weekend:

Hike In:
The hike up Roaring Fork and over the pass is long and steep, but beautiful. The first mile is steep, then the hiking is more pleasant for a few miles, then a long mile (or two miles!) of steep up hill to the pass. Nice views of Lone Eagle Cirque from the pass.

Approach Gully:
We studied the cliffs for awhile from camp to make sure that we had the right gully. I climbed the gully the night before the climb to make sure it ... more >>


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space : Ripple Wall : South Pipe Route (5.7+)
By: Nathan Hoobler When: Jul 14, 2008

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Comments: Is it possible to rap this with a single 70m rope? I've climbed it before I had a 70m and I've been curious if I could leave the 2nd rope behind...


Location: CO : Colorado Springs : Red Rock Canyon Open Space
By: Nathan Hoobler When: May 13, 2008

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Comments: A few weeks ago we were exploring The Chief and noticed that the bolt hangers seemed to be pulled on both routes (Off to Kiwi Land and Certain Kind of Fool). Just curious why these were pulled? Certain Kind of Fool looked like a nice long route!


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