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Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Roof Routes : ... : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 16, 2008

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Comments: Come on! get it!!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Roof Routes : Scary Canary (5.12b/c R)
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 7, 2008

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Comments: Nice one Steven! Wow, this route has seen some action lately.


Location: CO : South Platte : Big Rock Candy Mountain : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 5, 2008

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Comments: Yes, excellent photo with great route beta.


Location: denise 911 : moab : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 5, 2008

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Comments: Holy crap! I think I did that crossing back in December in my Subaru. The water was really low then.


Location: CO : South Platte : Big Rock Candy Mountain : Childhood's End (5.12- R)
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 5, 2008

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Comments: What an incredible route! Slab climbing at it's best. You'll have to suck it up on some sections with HUGE runouts hoping that crystal you're standing on doesn't break. The STEEP slab above the crux is some of the most continuous climbing you'll ever do that just goes on forever. The final 300ft or so is a great simul-climb. Don't expect to find many bolts. True adventurous South Platte climbing.


Location: CO : South Platte : Big Rock Candy Mountain
By: Rob Kepley When: Jun 5, 2008

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Comments: The drive in on the east side via Metberry Gulch is in pretty good shape now. A standard 4x4 will do fine (except Subarus, sorry). We actually saw a couple of stock trucks all the way down at the river. We drove in as far as we could with a small 2WD truck and went the rest of the way on a motorcycle (see picture in photo section for a good laugh).


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Roof Routes : Scary Canary (5.12b/c R)
By: Rob Kepley When: May 30, 2008

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Comments: Freakin' amazing route! The 2nd pitch went down this morning on my 3rd attempt. Hank, I agree with you about the 10+ sections. It's one of those climbs where the cruxes come low, but you can't celebrate yet because you may get smacked in the face near the end.

The second pitch is one of the most unique climbs in Eldo. Last week after getting thru the crux corner I was shut down when I pulled around the corner slapping the tiny edges with pumped forearms(ahhhh). If you climb 12- in Eldo, ge... more >>


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Dark Side : Levels of the Game (5.12a)
By: Rob Kepley When: May 17, 2008

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Comments: This route seemed a bit stiff for a 12a. Very aesthetic climbing though on great rock.


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Lumpy Ridge : The Book : Isis Buttress : Dead Boy Direct (5.11+)
By: Rob Kepley When: Apr 30, 2008

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Comments: Excellent for sure! The start is quite tricky but soon eases up. Get ready for some strenous laybacking with poor feet up top. Protects really well.


Location: j fassett : krispy cream : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Feb 16, 2008

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Comments: Total Classic! I grew up near the KK headquarters back in NC.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Kloof Alcove : Sequential (5.12a)
By: Rob Kepley When: Feb 4, 2008

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Comments: Super fun route that gets steeper the higher you climb. Great gear throughout. This is not your typical Eldo route and is probably a good first 12 for everyone.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : The Bihedral Area : The Bihedral (Upper Tier) : Bihedral Arete (5.10a)
By: Rob Kepley When: Jan 9, 2008

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Comments: Fun route with cool moves on first pitch.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Battle of the Bulge Buttres... : Black Corner (5.11)
By: Rob Kepley When: Dec 31, 2007

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Comments: Yeah, I like this route more then Battle of the Bulge. The start is really fun going thru the small roofs. Once thru the roofs it's tight hands all the way with one flared section about half way up. Take lots of #1 camalots.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Heavy Weather (5.12a/b)
By: Rob Kepley When: Dec 31, 2007

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Comments: Very continuous at the grade with few good rests. Doesn't really let up until you clip the chains. Quite a bit harder than its neighbor Unusual Weather. Quality climb.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Bank : Unusual Weather (5.11b/c)
By: Rob Kepley When: Dec 31, 2007

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Comments: High quality route on nice wall. Continuous movement up an ever steepening wall with a couple rests. One of the best routes at the bank. Would be a good warm-up for Heavy Weather.


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Blob Rock Area : Blob Rock : ... : Ginseng Rush (5.12a)
By: Rob Kepley When: Dec 21, 2007

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Comments: Really powerful climbing for most of the route. Quite a bit harder than JC next door. Small gear at the top not a bad idea, I didn't have any. Must have been one heck of a ride back in the day with only 2 bolts! yikes!


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Blob Rock Area : Blob Rock : ... : Jolt Cola (5.12-)
By: Rob Kepley When: Dec 21, 2007

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Comments: One of the better routes in BC. Ridiculously hard onsight for the grade. Once you figure it out though it flows really well.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Kloof Alcove : Kloof (5.10+)
By: Rob Kepley When: Nov 15, 2007

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Comments: I agree with Greg on this one. T2 is a bit harder. No stopper moves, just a jug haul with one hard move near the top. Fun climb though with cool moves and great gear.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One : Yellow Fellow (5.11c/d PG13)
By: Rob Kepley When: Oct 4, 2007

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Comments: Really sweet climb. Nice crisp edging on a beautiful wall. Unfortunately I had just led the crux pitch of the Wisdom, so I was a little wasted when I arrived at the crux. Initiating the crux roof/bulge is not really obvious. It was also really hot and sunny that day and I kept greasing off. I plan to go back when it's cooler and try it again. I think it's bolted just about right too. Keeps you on your toes. Solid 3 stars! Nice one guys...


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part A - Versc... : Wishbone (5.11b/c PG13)
By: Rob Kepley When: Oct 4, 2007

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Comments: Chris, I left a comment about Yellow Fellow, go check it out.

Wishbone is fine the way it is.... Yes, the fall would be big, but clean.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part D - Xanad... : Foxtrot (5.11d PG13)
By: Rob Kepley When: Oct 1, 2007

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Comments: Mega classic, Mega good! I feel this route doesn't deserve an R. It has plenty of great gear throughout. Just be careful with your feet coming off the ledge at the start. I've never been a big fan of the "PG13" tacked on behind a grade. I feel R and X are plenty.

The gear just before the crux is solid and really easy to place. One of the best Eldo has to offer. 5 STARS!!!


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part D - Xanad... : ... : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Sep 24, 2007

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Comments: Send it home dude!


Location: Spinalflow : Rock Canyon, Provo, UT : Photo
By: Rob Kepley When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: What in gods name is that?!! Freaky


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The West Ridge : West Ridge - part D - Xanad... : Parallels (5.11b)
By: Rob Kepley When: Sep 19, 2007

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Comments: Parallels is like Foxtrots mean little step brother. Although they look similar from the ground they climb quite different. Parallels has awkward strenuous gear stances but doesn't quite pack the punch of Foxtrot. Body position is critical. Don't under estimate it though because I feel it is more continuous at the grade and doesn't let up as soon as Foxtrot does. Although harder to place, the gear is bomber throughout.



Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Holdout : Eleven Cent Moon (5.11d)
By: Rob Kepley When: Sep 13, 2007

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Comments: I did this back in the summer of 2001 with my buddy Scott Miller. Excellent climbing with a thrilling finish. Footwork is key.


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