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Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Arch Rock : Entrance Exam (5.9)
By: Rob Dillon When: Apr 11, 2010

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Comments: Knee pads!


Location: CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Suicide Rock : Buttress of Cracks : Buttress of Cracks - Left S... : ... : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Apr 10, 2010

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Comments: If anyone sees me in these socks I'll never hear the end of it...


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Fin Wall : No Beggin' (5.8-)
By: Rob Dillon When: Apr 10, 2010

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Comments: Wow, I wrote that comment 4 years ago and now have zero recollection of the route in question. My new assessment: unmemorable.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Reed's Pinnacle Area : Reed's Pinnacle Left (5.10a)
By: Rob Dillon When: Apr 4, 2010

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Comments: Nice to know what you can leave on the ground, Alexey- thanks.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Sister Superior Group : Jah Man (5.10) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Apr 1, 2010

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Comments: Obviously training for Texas Flake.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Wheeler-Newsome Wall : Wing Nut (5.11c) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Mar 24, 2010

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Comments: "...still got mine!"

By this you mean the harness...not sure about the rest ;)


Location: TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall East : Surf's Up (5.11c/d)
By: Rob Dillon When: Mar 21, 2010

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Comments: What was it that RR said in the old guide?

'A perfect route for the faint of heart...a bolt at your nose for every crux'

or something like that.

Worked for me :)


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Cookie Cliff : Butterfingers (5.11a)
By: Rob Dillon When: Mar 14, 2010

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Comments: "Probably easier on TR when you don't have to fiddle with gear"

!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Parkline Slab : Stonequest (5.8+ R)
By: Rob Dillon When: Feb 21, 2010

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Comments: Great stances every 200'! Unfortunately, route was put up on 50m ropes. What would it take?....


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : This and That Cliff
By: Rob Dillon When: Jan 26, 2010

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Comments: The best way to get to Cramming is to take the trail to Tips and walk the base from there- the alleged eastern trail is more of a shoe-filling dirt escalator through poison oak on a steep, eroding hillside. Other than that, it's great!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Finger Lickin' Area : Pinky Paralysis (5.11c)
By: Rob Dillon When: Jan 24, 2010

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Comments: Well shit, it sounds like 5.9 + now...


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Cookie Cliff : Butterballs (5.11c) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Dec 18, 2009

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Comments: Apparently all you need are large nuts...


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Finger Lickin' Area : Pinky Paralysis (5.11c)
By: Rob Dillon When: Dec 17, 2009

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Comments: Vastly easier than Butterballs, if that helps yer psyche any.

[unless you have big swollen kielbasas sprouting from your palms]


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Finger Lickin' Area : Pinky Paralysis (5.11c)
By: Rob Dillon When: Dec 6, 2009

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Comments: It tapers down as you climb it; bring 'em all.

With a 70 and some long slings for the start I think it's a reasonable half-rope pitch.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Cookie Cliff : The Cookie-Center (5.9)
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 7, 2009

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Comments: It does appear that some of it comes straight outta Reid.

But man, the guy's got an eye with that camera!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Cookie Cliff : The Cookie-Center (5.9)
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 5, 2009

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Comments: Lemme get this straight:

"pro to 2.5"

"right-leaning offwidth"


Fortunately this discrepancy is obvious enough from the base...


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan Base Routes : Ahab (5.10a) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 5, 2009

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Comments: Extra credit for slippers.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Tusher Canyon : Monitor and Merrimac Buttes : Monitor Butte, The Plunge (5.7 A2)
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 5, 2009

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Comments: Did you pull it, or what?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Eagle Creek Area
By: Rob Dillon When: Oct 29, 2009

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Comments: Maybe we were off route, but the Pinnacle is west of the creekbed.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Finger Lickin' Area
By: Rob Dillon When: Oct 29, 2009

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Comments: If you've never seen poison oak before, get someone to show you before you head up for this one.


Location: NM : Albuquerque Area Climbing : Foothills Bouldering : U-Mound : Warmup Boulders (AKA Brett ... : ... : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Oct 4, 2009

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Comments: Spot!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R... : After Six (5.6) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 24, 2009

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Comments: It's easier if you just tilt it back.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Schultz's Ridge : Demon's Delight (5.11a PG13)
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 21, 2009

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Comments: If one were to bring, say, 4x #1 Camalots along, one would have both pro for the second pitch and for the anchor at its top. Without this things get a little scrappy, especially since the belay is pretty much fully hanging.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Elephant Rock : Hotline (5.12a)
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 5, 2009

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Comments: Thanks Josh T. for taking care of those last 3 bolts- they're bomber now.

Then go check out the relics at the top of the chimney.


Does anyone really think that traverse is .12a?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : The Rostrum : The North Face (5.11c) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Aug 26, 2009

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Comments: This is pretty much what it's all about.
Nice shot.


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