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Areas = 15
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Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (z) Lower Gorge : West Side : ... : Pure Palm (5.11a)
By: nicktucker When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: This route is awesome!! It seems this routes difficulty is a bit height dependent as I'm 5'11", and I didn't have nearly as hard a time with it as one of my shorter friends. He's 5'4" and undoubtedly a stronger climber than I am.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (m) Smith Rock Group : (1) Northeast Face : Sky Chimney (5.7)
By: nicktucker When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: P1 is a funky chimney that's not very well protected (it has bolts, but if you stay in the chimney, they just create a lot of extra drag). P2 was fun, but the belay station at the top of P2 is turrible! Built anchors with two 1's and a .75, but you're sitting on a kneebar. There's also an old sling up there you could use as a backup.

p3 was definitely the money pitch, and probably the coolest move on the route is pulling into the crack from the tiny belay station. The last belay station is a c... more >>


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : (a) Picnic Lunch Wall : Voyage of the Cowdog (5.8+)
By: nicktucker When: Jun 30, 2015

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Comments: Third pitch is definitely the money pitch! It's also home to the most loose rock on the route, and some of the loose jugs probably affect the grade. You can rap the 2nd pitch, but you'll take a big swing to climber's left if you're not careful. We did it in about 3 hours, 2 weeks ago for my friend's first multi-pitch. Great route to top out to watch the sunset!


Location: TX : Monster Rock
By: nicktucker When: Oct 3, 2012

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Comments: Love the climbing out here, great rock quality, and it's basically in a giant cave so it stays alot cooler than other areas in Austin.


Location: TX : Enchanted Rock State Natura... : Main Dome : News Wall : Walter Funkite (5.4)
By: nicktucker When: Oct 3, 2012

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Comments: Super easy route, and you can set up TR for Sweat if you don't feel like leading it.


Location: TX : Enchanted Rock State Natura... : Echo Canyon : Throne Rock Area : Jack Knife (5.5)
By: nicktucker When: Oct 3, 2012

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Comments: My first trad lead ever, and my buddy roped the gri gri through backwards. It was emotional


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