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Member Since: Sep 7, 2009
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Point Rank: # 2,831
Total Points: 196
Last Year: 44
Last 30 Days: 2
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

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All 571 | Routes 7 | Areas 1 | Photos 19 | Page Improvements | Comments 16 | Posts 28 | Stars 465 | Ratings 35

Contributed Comments


Location: NH : Rumney : The Prudential : Horned Behavior (5.12b)
By: Phil S When: 3 days ago

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Comments: I'll give this the noncommittal slash grade. None of the moves are all that difficult alone. There's even a no-hands rest that basically splits it into 2 mini-routes. And yet the final move was seemingly designed to bout many an aspirant. It's just hard to tag a number onto it.

Grade aside, this route is fantastic and very unique. I've never climbed a pitch quite like it. Great movement, technical, powerful, etc, etc, etc.

Location: NH : Rumney : Venus Wall : Venus on a Halfshell (5.12c)
By: Phil S When: May 10, 2015

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Comments: I hadn't tried this prior to the break. I ended up hitting the shark's tooth with the L hand. After some trouble, I was able to do the move consistently after dialing in the foot/body position. Still, I think it ended up being the hardest move on the route for me.

Location: NH : Rumney : Bonsai : Bonsai Bulge (5.11c)
By: Phil S When: Mar 23, 2015

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Comments: I may be alone here, but I found this to be a very enjoyable line. Fun, powerful movement and really cool holds. Recommended if you catch it dry!

Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Rumney Ice Climbs : Triple Corners : K9 (WI4)
By: Phil S When: Mar 2, 2015

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Comments: Yup, I'm not sure how it typically forms but it was definitely not R when I did it. Really fun pitch, one of my favorites from this season.

Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Rumney Ice Climbs : Triple Corners : K9 (WI4)
By: Phil S When: Feb 7, 2015

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Comments: There is a piton to the left of the ice, about 20-25' up.

Location: NH : Rumney : Pulse Wall : Pulse (5.11d)
By: Phil S When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: Rumney is packed with diminutive routes, so it would be a shame to knock off a star just because of its height. 4 stars to me...especially if you don't use the top out beta pictured.

Location: NH : Greens Cliff : The Northeastern Crags : Steady Yeti (5.11)
By: Phil S When: Oct 10, 2014

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Comments: Looks awesome! I need to get out to Greens asap

Location: NH : Rumney : The Prudential : Machine Head (5.11c/d) : Photo
By: Phil S When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: Awesome!

Location: NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : Black Jack Boulders : Spragueasorus Boulder (aka ... : Pyramid Power (V8)
By: Phil S When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: At 5' 8", matching my foot on the start hold wasn't too problematic. I could definitely see that move being really tough for taller folks though. What a fantastic set of moves.

Location: NH : Waterville Valley : Bald Knob : Yellowjacket Area : Yellowjacket Boulderfield : ... : Skeksis General (V2+)
By: Phil S When: Apr 17, 2014

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Comments: That move is also incredibly fun!

Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Solar Collector/Gold Coast : Rebar (5.11a) : Photo
By: Phil S When: Apr 16, 2014

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Comments: You could say that about more than a few lines at this cliff....ah, gold coast!

Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Pendergrass-Murray Recreati... : Solar Collector/Gold Coast : Rebar (5.11a) : Photo
By: Phil S When: Dec 8, 2013

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Comments: Correct, nice pic!

Location: Climbing Photos & Videos : Great climbing pictures you... : Post : Photo
By: Phil S When: Apr 28, 2013

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Comments: Thank you! That it is!

Location: TN : Stone Fort (aka Little Rock... : Manute Bol (V5)
By: Phil S When: Nov 4, 2012

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Comments: I think the difficulty and overall experience of this problem are hugely dependent on body type. But to anyone who enjoys a boulder problem with truly cerebral movement, don't think twice- DO IT! (and figure out the beta for yourself, it makes the experience that much better)

Location: WY : Ten Sleep Canyon : Downtown : The Cigar : The Gravy Train (5.12b)
By: Phil S When: Jul 30, 2012

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Comments: This route is incredible!!! It is an excellent AM summertime route because the Cigar provides ample shade in the morning while other sectors are too hot. The upper crux has some of the coolest moves I've ever done and doesn't let up until the chains are clipped (or in my case, even after- my clipping hold broke as soon as I clipped the anchors!). This route felt pretty tough for the grade but I don't have enough experience with routes of this difficulty so I can't say one way or another. Thanks ... more >>

Location: KY : Red River Gorge : Muir Valley : Great Arch, The : Lip Service (5.11c) : Photo
By: Phil S When: Jun 11, 2011

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Comments: I love the move getting established on that rest, very unique for RRG

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