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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower : North Chimney (5.8)
By: Rich C When: Nov 12, 2013

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Comments: despite previous comments and beta on the web, if you do the NC with a single 60m rope you can rappel Kor Ingalls without a problem. Also I feel like a #5 protecting the OW crux is a good idea if you are not a crack climber.


Location: International : North America : Virgin Islands : Virgin Gorda, BVI : Photo
By: Rich C When: Oct 31, 2013

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Comments: AVAILABLE HERE: fixedpin.com/British_Virgin_Is...


Location: International : North America : Virgin Islands : Virgin Gorda, BVI
By: Rich C When: Apr 13, 2013

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Comments: Guidebook includes tons of travel beta and hundreds of problems:
fixedpin.com/British_Virgin_Is...




Location: International : Australia : Mount Arapiles
By: Rich C When: Nov 16, 2012

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Comments: Punks in the Gym FFA!!




Location: OR : Broughton Bluff : (3) Red Wall : Classic Crack (5.9)
By: Rich C When: Nov 11, 2012

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Comments: The first move is a little nervy and that seemed to be the only "slick holds". regardless they are big feet. great finger movement through the middle section. if this was 5 times longer it would be an indian creek mega classic. The routes above it seemed fun too.


Location: OR : Broughton Bluff : (2) Hanging Gardens : Edges and Ledges (5.8)
By: Rich C When: Nov 11, 2012

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Comments: I did this as my first ever basalt climb yesterday (just moved from Colorado). I was impressed in the quality of movement and variety of holds and positions. If you are tall, add a grade and skip the obvious rest on top of the huge ledge. fire straight up the head wall for a fun runout above a bomber #2. I didnt feel greasy and the rock was of fine quality. Lots of high feet!!


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Arena (aka Contender Wa...
By: Rich C When: Apr 8, 2011

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Comments: A. Sucker Punch?, mid 11 climbing to tough dyno to the anchors... easily cheated through. Insecure second clip.

B. Standing Eight Count, easy 11 with GREAT sequence...classic if it was longer.

C. Contender Direct?, easy 11 great holds, great sequence if only it was longer as well.

D. Contender?, lichen/ choss.

E. First Round, mid 10. If you don't overgrip the incut crimps, it's an ok warm up. No real need for gear. Easy top, clean fall.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Left Side : Don't Ask (5.10b)
By: Rich C When: Mar 22, 2011

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Comments: Just wondering if the FA was done on all gear and the bolt was added later by someone else? If so, then why?


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bowling Alley
By: Rich C When: Aug 11, 2008

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Comments: There is now a lot of very very loose rocks/boulders along the approach to the top tier because of the rescue yesterday. BE CAREFUL