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Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Jungle : Bungle in the Jungle (5.11a)
By: percious When: Apr 19, 2011

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Comments: First ascentionist is the prolific Tod Anderson, Summer, 2009


Location: CT : Central CT : Pinnacle Mountain : A-Frame Wall : Mossad (5.9- R)
By: percious When: Oct 18, 2010

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Comments: The bolt is missing, but if you bring a 1/2 inch long 3/8ths bolt and a hanger you can place it and then do the route. It's a great lead. Be sure to remove your bolt when you are done with it or the route may suffer some vandalism from the person who put the bolt in in the first place (wonder who that is).


Location: Mishel : Devils Head : Photo
By: percious When: Sep 15, 2010

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Comments: The route is "passing the baton" There's only 12 bolts in the route's 45 feet. Watch out for the run outs!


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Arena : Shady Lane : ... : Photo
By: percious When: Sep 13, 2010

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Comments: Definitely a Shady Character!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : Shatek's Ramp-age (5.8)
By: percious When: Jun 27, 2010

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Comments: I could be wrong, but I do not remember seeing a piton when I climbed this. Nevertheless, it protected well.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower
By: percious When: Jun 10, 2010

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Comments: Second line tyrol replaced June 3rd.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Avalon : Second Tier : ... : Supernatural (5.11a)
By: percious When: Jun 10, 2010

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Comments: This climb is not to be missed. Interesting climbing the whole way, and while the bolted crack probably detracts from the climb, most people would just skip it rather than bring one piece of gear, so it seems justified. Interesting moves up top with insecure feet on steep terrain, but it's definitely all there.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Avalon : Second Tier : ... : Tomb of Sorrows (5.9)
By: percious When: Jun 10, 2010

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Comments: I feel like the start is more like 5.7, and the slab above more like 5.4. The only thing that makes the start tough is that you can't really see your feet, but there are huge footholds through that section.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower
By: percious When: Jun 1, 2010

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Comments: The Tyrol for this crag has but one line on it presently. I plan to put in a new static line for this popular crag on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Wall of the '90s : Curvaceous (5.11c/d)
By: percious When: May 10, 2010

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Comments: Thanks to WiledHorse for replacing that bolt. I look forward to climbing this again.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to... : ... : Photo
By: percious When: Feb 9, 2010

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Comments: Way to hog the anchor!


Location: Yellow Pants : My picture : Photo
By: percious When: Feb 2, 2010

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Comments: Caption:

"What the fuck, can't I poop in peace!?"


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Winterfest Wall : Silver Bullet (5.10b/c)
By: percious When: Jan 27, 2010

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Comments: The length of this climb combined with interesting flake pulls at the bottom and an exposed roof near the end make this my favorite 5.10 at Table.

Actually no, it's terrible, must be avoided. Don't even t/h/i/n/k a/b/o/u/t/, I mean bother with this one. Spread your chalk covered, slimy sunblock covered hands elsewhere.


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Winterfest Wall : Interstellar Overdrive (5.11b) : Photo
By: percious When: Jan 27, 2010

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Comments: You look exhausted, better lower off and let me try.


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Winterfest Wall : Bush Loves Detroit (5.8)
By: percious When: Jan 27, 2010

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Comments: Nice line. Bottom climbs like a being in a giant's house and going up the stairs. Set of cams to 3" is all you really need, Save the bigger placements for towards the top.


Location: Derek W : Me : Photo
By: percious When: Jan 27, 2010

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Comments: The route is Kevin spies the line: www.mountainproject.com/v/colorado/golden/north_table_mounta>>>

First lead? Watch the ankle-rope action once you are clipped.

:-)


Location: CA : San Francisco Bay : Mickey's Beach : The Egg : Egg Face (5.9)
By: percious When: Oct 26, 2009

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Comments: Thought provoking clips on lower angle climb. Holds are small, some sloping, but they are all there. 3 Glu-in bolts give the climber confidence to peek over the top, resulting in a beautiful view of the Pacific. Long distances between clips result in missed-clip groundfalls, so It is best to have your whits about you before attempting this climb.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Riviera : Birthday Suit (5.10a)
By: percious When: Aug 13, 2009

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Comments: If manufactured holds are your cup of tea, this will be right up your alley.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Black Velvet Canyon : Whiskey Peak : Triassic Sands (5.10) : Photo
By: percious When: Aug 3, 2009

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Comments: Why is that first draw unclipped? rope drag issues?


Location: John Hegyes : Random Images : Photo
By: percious When: Jul 24, 2009

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Comments: Obviously there is no need for a bolt here with the cam placement in that seam below. Freaking sportos.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : First Flatiron : Yellow Brick Road (5.7 R)
By: percious When: Jul 24, 2009

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Comments: I disagree with the authors assessment of gear at the crux. I saw at least 2 cam placements for pulling the crux roofs, which aren't all that bad anyway. Just watch for loose rock while approaching the roofs.
You *can* get some gear in the puzzle pieces, but the rock there is questionable at best, so be solid in the grade if you are looking to lead it.

Pucker up if you are solo and onsight on this route tho, the roof pulls are cryptic, the hands are a bit smeary on the second, but if you get ... more >>


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Headstone : Topaz (5.10d) : Photo
By: percious When: Jul 20, 2009

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Comments: Pants match routename? :)


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Headstone
By: percious When: Jul 20, 2009

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Comments: Well worth the long approach. Look for a small cairn just past the Zinn overlook on the left. This is a good crag on those hot days. Parts of it are shaded most of the day, and it is a few thousand feet up above the parking lot (providing some alittudinal relief from the heat).


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Headstone : Remote Control (5.10a)
By: percious When: Jul 20, 2009

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Comments: Thanks to Tzilla for fixing up that rap anchor. This is a not-to-be missed climb. A great warm up for hardmen, rapping the last anchors will deposit you directly at the "fun" stuff. This climb has an eye-opening start (10a), followed by some terrific 5.9 slab climbing, a roof (10a), and an awkward dihedral that you could off-width for 20 feet, so you desire. (a bit of everything?) P2 has stellar position, with a cryptic crux including an exposed leftward step into space. I think P2 is a bi... more >>


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : The Headstone : Scratchy Face (5.10d)
By: percious When: Jul 20, 2009

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Comments: Agree, a sandbag at 5.10b. I actually find the blank face preceding the overhang to be the crux. Head right to easier climbing.... Straight up thru here probably goes at 11+. The overhang turns at 10b. This climb is well bolted, so if you are comfortable on 5.10 and wanting to push it a bit, hop on.


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