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Member Since: May 28, 2011
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Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : The Wasteland : Slacker (5.12d)
By: P. Colin McGraw When: May 28, 2011

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Comments: The easiest and certainly most fun way to gain the middle section of this "route" is to dyno from the sloper to the giant jug of a sidepull (from whence you can hang upside down by your foot to rest).

I think the route is a blast!


Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : The Wasteland : The Beast (5.13a)
By: P. Colin McGraw When: May 28, 2011

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Comments: Of note is that the beginning is arguably harder than the original ascent, since a big undercling broke off (while someone hung from hooks trying to reinforce it with glue).


Location: CO : Rifle : Rifle Mountain Park : Ice Cave Walls : Do The Mashed Potato aka Ac... (5.7)
By: P. Colin McGraw When: May 28, 2011

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Comments: Hey, I cleaned this route! I pried some huge loose flakes off with a crowbar.

Anyway, a little history: the City of Rifle's recreation department wanted to start a climbing program around the year 2000, but all the routes in Rifle were too hard for beginners. I worked for them that summer and went around trying to recruit someone to bolt an easier route and along came Herman Gollner (a truly great guy) to volunteer.

He pretty much bolted it pro bono, only charging for the hardware if ... more >>