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Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Elephant Buttresses : Fourth Buttress : ... : Photo
By: percious When: Sep 25, 2008

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Comments: I would love to see a higher resolution version of this photo. Great aspect.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Elephant Buttresses : First Buttress : Flash Dihedral (Knapp Versi... (5.7)
By: percious When: Sep 25, 2008

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Comments: Very surprised by the 5.7 rating of this climb. No harder than 5.5 IMO. I have done harder 5.4s at the Gunks!


Location: Phil Persson : Random Climbing/Mountaineer... : Photo
By: percious When: Aug 26, 2008

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Comments: You are correct. The route the climber is on is listed here:
www.mountainproject.com/v/colorado/golden/north_table_mounta>>>


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Solaris : Mephistophiles (5.10c)
By: percious When: Aug 14, 2008

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Comments: Nice use of the word "festooned" Tony!


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Avalon : Second Tier : ... : The Magician (5.9)
By: percious When: Aug 14, 2008

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Comments: I think the direct start on this one goes at about .10c . I don't really see the point in bolting only half the route, the addition of two bolts to this route would make it a much safer line. I actually climbed to the horizontal before realizing I needed gear. This was in part because I could see bolts higher up, and also saw the two bolts close together down low, so I figured it was well bolted. I would not be surprised if others made the same mistake.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Happy Hour Crag : Are We Not Men (5.7 PG13)
By: percious When: Jun 26, 2008

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Comments: I also think this is a good lead. I think the bottom part is pretty sustained for 5.7. Not a great climb for the blossoming 5.7 leader.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Happy Hour Crag : The Big Spit (5.9-)
By: percious When: Jun 26, 2008

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Comments: This climb currently has a pile of bird crap just below the crux. I would give it three stars were it not for this.


Location: NM : Santa Fe Area : Diablo Canyon : The Grotto (AKA: The Notch) : Lower Grotto : ... : Photo
By: percious When: Jun 19, 2008

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Comments: This is a wonderful piece of photography. The shadows frame the intensity of the moment perfectly.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Twin Peaks (5.10)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: One of the better routes at this crag. An aspiring 5.10 leader should hop on this one, as it is an easy tick, and the clips are safe.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Minas Tireth (5.10a)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: Sort and suite. Very sequency at the crux.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : The Memory of Trees (5.9)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: Nice route, but a bit of a one move wonder.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Lothlorien (5.8)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: I think this one could be traditionally protected with some lightweight runouts.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Glennevere (5.8+)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: I was surprised to see this climb stopped before pulling through the cracks at the top. I would like to go back and try this one again and top-out.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Twin Cracks Right (5.9-)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: The entire climb can be safely lead without the bolts. The bottom section is easily protected with a large cam for the starting flake (3 or 4) and a yellow and blue Metolius. The crux is well-protected, even if the moves are a bit awkward.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Watermark : Twin Cracks Left (5.9+)
By: percious When: May 31, 2008

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Comments: Clipping the 3 bolts is not required for this climb. A yellow and blue Metolius as well as a large (3 or 4) sized cam protect the lower section.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : Treasure Wall : Buried Treasure (5.9)
By: percious When: May 26, 2008

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Comments: I led this yesterday with a set of cams and stoppers. I feel it is rather well protected. As Tony has stated above, I think this route should be considered for retro-unbolting with the first ascentionist's permission. I think the bolts left of the crack on P2 of Staying Alive are an atrocity. This part of the climb in particular is well protected and does not warrant permanent fixtures. I encourage other 5.9 leaders to lead the route traditionally and weigh in on the issue.

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Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : Creekside : Liquid Therapy (5.10)
By: percious When: May 17, 2008

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Comments: Seems like a 1 move wonder to me. V1 boulder problem is protected by a large, blue, Metolius cam. Enjoy.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : The Garden : Showtime (5.8+)
By: percious When: May 15, 2008

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Comments: We didn't realize about the intermediate rap anchor when we descended this beauty of a climb in the dark.... a 70 meter rope will get you down the the next anchor though... Too bad we only had a 60, and were forced to leave some gear on the tree above the first belay station. Solid 5.8 with some interesting crack climbing. Interesting position once you pull though the crux. This climb is better done when it is still light out.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : The Garden : Just Do It (5.8)
By: percious When: May 15, 2008

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Comments: The last bolt is kind of pointless when the anchor is 2 5.6 moves away.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Tonnere Tower : Creekside : Spirit on the Water (5.9)
By: percious When: May 15, 2008

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Comments: You can place a nut between the second and third bolts if you so desire. This route is quite slick if it is at all wet.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Happy Hour Crag : Cheers aka Thrill of the Ch... (5.10a)
By: percious When: May 15, 2008

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Comments: I have no idea what this horn is that everyone is talking about. I found the last few moves to be the crux, but then I got into the layback and it went really easily. You can sew up the last layback with a blue and yellow tcu if you like. A stopper would also work there.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Crack Corner (5.7)
By: percious When: May 1, 2008

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Comments: Protection: Larger cams near the bottom (2-4 inches) and then one small stopper for the last few feet.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Boulderado : Photo
By: percious When: Apr 30, 2008

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Comments: A. Jam On It, 8, 1p, gear or TR.
B. Ho Hum, 4, 1p, 100', gear or TR.
C. Idle Hands, 6, 1p, gear or TR.
D. Mons, 5, 1p, gear or TR.
E. Fistula, 4, 1p, gear or TR.

To the right on the block:

F. Qs, 9+, 1p, 65', bolts.
G. Jazz On The Mezzanine, 12, 1p, bolts.
H. Hell In A Bucket, 12+, gear or TR.
I. Suite 11, 11, 1p, 60', bolts & gear or TR.


Location: CO : Golden : North Table Mountain/Golden... : Industrial Buttress : Fast Boat to China (5.8)
By: percious When: Apr 27, 2008

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Comments: This route now sports a nice two bolt anchor at the top.


Location: Phil Persson : Random Climbing/Mountaineer... : Photo
By: percious When: Apr 27, 2008

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Comments: This is called Bullet the Brown Cloud.


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