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Rock Climbing Photo: Limestone cavern

Member Since: Dec 29, 2011
Last Visit: 17 hours ago
Contact Nicholas Ryan Valoff

Point Rank: # 6,350
Total Points: 66
Last Year: 7
Last 30 Days: 0
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

Where has Nicholas Ryan Valoff been climbing?

Nicholas Ryan Valoff



All 188 | Routes 2 | Areas | Photos 8 | Page Improvements | Comments 7 | Posts 1 | Stars 122 | Ratings 48

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Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Pistol Whipped : Cocked (5.11-)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: 17 hours ago

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Comments: This route is very, very sandy. Bring a kitchen scrub brush up for the send, half a dozen friends to toprope it and it might clean up. It's cool route, but with the amount of water and grime that runs down it I worry it might never get the traffic it needs.

Location: CO : Durango : East Animas : Jabba Buttress : Better Eat Yo Wheaties (5.13a)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: Jan 20, 2015

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Comments: Gave a burn on this rig yesterday. Can't decide if using the halfway shakeout to the left of the third bolt is contrived. It seems sort of necessary for the sequence to flow, and even if you opt to go straight up, through very sandy crimps, this hold becomes a foot. Which hold broke?

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Donnelly Canyon : Let 'er Buck (5.12b)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: Jan 6, 2015

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Comments: A totally inspiring looking feature, this is, simply put, some of the best arete climbing I have ever experienced. Most of the climbing is pretty technical, I found myself unlocking each sequence move by move, consistently engaged the entire time. Highly recommend this one, and unlike most of the climbs at Donnelly, there probably won't be a line for this rig during peak season!

Location: CO : Durango : X Rock : Elementary Wall
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: May 29, 2013

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Comments: Found an anchor setup here today. Message me the build, and it's yours.

Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Fernando (5.11b)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: Apr 3, 2013

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Comments: Last move felt really hard for me (and for 11b) and I'm 5'10. Great line regardless.

Location: CO : Pagosa Springs : Piedra River : Piedra River - Lower West : Rave Mode (5.8)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: Sep 19, 2012

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Comments: I tried to get to the base of this route recently and found that it was very unpleasant. It looks like someone perhaps decommissioned the downstream approach.

Location: CO : Durango : Sailing Hawks : Pocket Change Boulder : Under the Sea (V5+)
By: Nicholas Ryan Valoff When: Jan 22, 2012

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Comments: Correct me once. shame on me.
Correct me twice, and you're breaking the second posting guideline.
I hope you have better things to do than try and guilt trip someone online. As a climber, I know you probably don't.
I deleted the irrelevant information. SORRY for the confusion.

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