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Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Way Rambo : Renegades of Funk (5.10)
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 19, 2010

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Comments: FYI from the Closed Course entry:

Further up this corridor one encounters a wavy, podded R-facing flake which we climbed for 100' or so. This has recently sprouted a lower set of anchors (right where it gets wide, funny) and a plaque: "Renegades of Funk, 5.10". Owing to the wing-like look of the feature, we had considered "Bernoulli Effect" as a name, but it was getting late to be sitting around carving on rocks.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Higher Cathedral Rock : Northeast Buttress (5.9+ PG13)
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 5, 2010

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Comments: "By today's standards"

I love it. By this do we mean 'don't put the time in to learn a technique, and then complain about the grade?'

Kids today, grumble, sniff.


The supertopo has way too much detail on the start of this route, and yet fails to include the myriad of variations on the topout. I think this is kinda cool, since it gives folks a reason to go and climb the route again and have a different experience.
The traditional onsight topout entails a lot of yelling back and forth a... more >>


Location: CO : Walnut Brewery - Rocky Moun...
By: Rob Dillon When: Nov 2, 2010

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Comments: I like that: I buy beer, RMR gets money. Folks should be on this like white on rice.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Cathedral Range : Tenaya Peak : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Oct 25, 2010

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Comments: "You gonna eat that?"


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Salathe Wall (5.9 C2) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 28, 2010

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Comments: Dude, wake up! The handcrack, I'm ready! Put me on!



(Uhhhhh)


Location: J. Albers : Shuteye Ridge : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 22, 2010

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Comments: "Double Shot", aka "Welcome to Shuteye"


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Ribbon Falls Area : Gold Wall : The Silent Line (5.10 C1)
By: Rob Dillon When: Sep 2, 2010

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Comments: Bring a 70, and jugs. Link 1 & 2, then leave jugs/aiders at the p2 anchor. Pick them up when you rap. The hanging belay is a crippler!


Location: CO : Buena Vista : Bob's Rock : Groundhog Day (5.13a/b PG13)
By: Rob Dillon When: Aug 24, 2010

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Comments: Whoa. Nice job indeed there, Pops! 'Groundfall Day' is more like it....


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Reynolds Hill : Spatial Relations (5.13-) : Photo
By: Rob Dillon When: Jun 6, 2010

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Comments: Please, please tell me that photo is upside down.

Nice work!


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Schultz's Ridge : Burden of Dreams (5.12a/b PG13)
By: Rob Dillon When: May 23, 2010

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Comments: Wow, I was just looking over at this beauty a couple days ago. Polished golden granite...bolts don't look horribly far apart....got anything more to add on this one?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Finger Lickin' Area
By: Rob Dillon When: May 4, 2010

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Comments: There's a thin, thin crack, and just to the right of that a few feet is Ed's route, which looks a bit more like 2 thin cracks. I have not been on this one but am told that it takes gear and is in the .11+ range.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan Base Routes : Gollum (5.8)
By: Rob Dillon When: May 4, 2010

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Comments: Pro to 5" is more like it Blitzo...you ever seen this thing?


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]


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