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Member Since: Jan 24, 2006
Last Visit: Dec 23, 2010
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Mission Nearly Impossible (5.12a)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Jan 6, 2010

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Comments: This would be ultra-classic at any sport crag, fun throughout.


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Black Tower (5.12a/b)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Jan 6, 2010

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Comments: My quick summary would be the bottom crack is awkward and not much fun but then you pull onto a really nice face and then do some sweet arete moves back to some sweet face moves at the top. I think it's one of the better climbs (upper portion at least) on the wall but people seem to avoid it for some reason.


Location: Hawaii : Oahu : Mokuleia Wall : Bug Walk (5.10c PG13)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Jan 6, 2010

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Comments: The start is very low angle so it's more about avoiding any loose stuff than the length to the first bolt. Early on it's definitely a bit sketchy but after you get to the nice crack, falls would be clean and it's really fun so don't let the safety rating scare you away although you do want to be careful down low. Watch for some serious bird crap on the last few moves.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Junkyard Area : Junkyard Wall : Reachers of Habit (5.11b)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Sep 21, 2009

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Comments: Wonderful technical climb that is not to be missed.


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Junkyard Area : Junkyard Wall : Rapscallion's Blues (5.10c)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Sep 21, 2009

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Comments: I recall the top moves being wild and wonderful.


Location: CO : Climbing Magazine moves to ...
By: Nathan Toothman When: Apr 18, 2007

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Comments: Boulder is soo cool


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : South and East Faces : TAD (5.7)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Apr 11, 2006

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Comments: First pitch is great, better and longer than it looks from the ground, the offwidth section near the top of the first pitch is short lived as holds on the left open up quickly.

The second pitch is long, sustained and will be memorable. I think the guide book description about this being a "easy" pitch isn't quite correct, hardest 5.6 I've ever done. The last pitch requires a lot of hands/off hands sized gear, we couldn't find many placements for smaller gear. The jams are flaring and less th... more >>


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : South and East Faces : Soler (5.9-)
By: Nathan Toothman When: Apr 11, 2006

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Comments: A memorable climb, don't understimate the length of the first pitch, you can easily run out of gear so either bring a lot or space it out. A climb of the highest quality.

Lots of good features on the right hand side of the dihedral for the first half of the first pitch but it goes away the closer to the anchors you get and gets pumpy, no moves easier than 5.8 but none harder.