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Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Lower Jungle : Upton Sinclair (5.10b)
By: Roy Suggett When: 12 hours ago

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Comments: Hay Stan,

The transition to the arete is tricky but once done then you wonder why you took so long. Here is a pic that shows the start to the move right. mountainproject.com/v/10726669...


Location: UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : Wall Street : Little Tufa's (5.10)
By: Roy Suggett When: 2 days ago

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Comments: Grammatical point, (Noun[edit]. tufa (countable and uncountable, plural tufas) but they named it so they can do whatever. And good for them and us! It is a title that has significance to those that put up the line...we must not judge.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : The Putterman Residence : Three Decades Down (5.11-)
By: Roy Suggett When: 5 days ago

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Comments: Maybe...but the views and camping and lack of crowds all make the VOG one of the best crags ever!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : The Putterman Residence : Three Decades Down (5.11-)
By: Roy Suggett When: 6 days ago

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Comments: Best stone? Hum...try Naked Ladies on the Barricade Wall...good work! Thanks again!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : The Putterman Residence : Demise of the Roaring Twent... (5.11-)
By: Roy Suggett When: 6 days ago

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Comments: This looks fun! Thanks!


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : Pangaea : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Feb 3, 2015

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Comments: So here is the definitive answer from Dr. Jessica Ball who is a volcanologist and has worked in the area: "I suspect it's a particularly symmetrical example of a hackle - a structure that forms where rocks break (or form joints): blogs.agu.org/mountainbeltway/... Some of these can look really ornamental.

I saw the comment about the gas, and I don't think this has anything to do with gas in the ash flow. Gas-related structures are usually things like elutriation pipe... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Tom-Tom Tower Area : Tommy Knocker--Tomfoolery (5.10+)
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 29, 2015

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Comments: Thoughtful and well written! Makes you want to get out to VOG again! Thanks for your work.


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Cannonville Area
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 17, 2015

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Comments: Other than "The Colossus of Cannonville" and Dog-Gone Tower of the above featured formations, none have FAs (as of 1/16/15). The lighter colored towers are in the Cretaceous Perod and are much softer than the red colored towers which are in the Jurasic Period and the Entrada Formations. These are a bit harder and show real promise in terms of sandy and dangerous climbing. The exceptions in the area are the sedimentary pipes found in the Kodachrome Basin Park. They are very doable if it were n... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 9, 2015

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Comments: Thank you for your work! You made me optimistic about humans on this day when that was a tough pull.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla...
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 7, 2015

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Comments: I am conflicted about a guide. I want to make it easy for those who venture up but also want to be "green" and not print something that will need to be updated many times in the near future. The phone app from "Rakkup" may be a solution but it is still awkward to set up. With only 132+ routes in the Jungle, perhaps it should wait?


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Quail Springs Area : Lizard's Landing
By: Roy Suggett When: Jan 6, 2015

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Comments: The walk out here is worth it! It gets shorter as you learn the best lines to take and you often will see sheep on this hike...oh...the climbing is fun too.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : The Cobra : The Cobra (5.11b R)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 28, 2014

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Comments: Well said James!


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Altered States Gully : Betty's Altered Elbow (5.9+) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 11, 2014

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Comments: Great shot A. M.! From this old biologists perspective, I see a nanny and a kid


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Cannonville Area : The Colossus of Cannonville
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 10, 2014

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Comments: Or, contact me, I live only a mile away and can offer free camping, beer and encouragement,


Location: UT : Echo Canyon : The Dry Wall
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 9, 2014

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Comments: We all need to speak/vote our mind and get rid of this arcane and cruel practice! You can get better isolation from old soda bottles. Why be greedy and perpetuate needles suffering for the Chinese where most of the fur is now sent.


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Mt. San Jacinto : Snow Creek (4th AI1-2 Mod. Snow)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 9, 2014

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Comments: On the approach not too far up the canyon there is a two bolt anchor with webbing above a great looking hand crack on good rock climbers right. Any info on this?


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Tom-Tom Tower Area : The Reach Around- Tommy Kno... (5.10 PG13)
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 3, 2014

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Comments: The last comment was articulate, respectful, and based on thoughtful consideration. More folks should take note.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Seven Drunken Sailors : Boracho Grande (5.9) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: Jumping from Sailor 5 back to 4


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Seven Drunken Sailors : Boracho Grande (5.9) : Photo
By: Roy Suggett When: Dec 1, 2014

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Comments: Jumping from Sailor 4 to 5.


Location: UT : Jungle, on the Aquarius Pla... : The Dark Continent Area
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: As of 11/25/14 there are only three names on top of Togo Tower...and I don't believe it! From the edge you can see someone messed with the register. My bet is that Andy knows! So now there may be five names, two of which our mine.


Location: UT : Grand Staircase : Hackberry Canyon : Code Walker (5.9+ C2)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 25, 2014

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Comments: As of 11/25/14 only two parties have submitted...or so I believe.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Echo Rock Area : Echo Rock : Echo Rock - South Face : Swept Away (5.11a)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: One of my favorite all time leads! Back in the day, there were bolts w/o hangers. Had to bolo tie wires and hope for the best.


Location: CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Comic Book Area : Watergate Rock : T-N-T (5.10c)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: It has been fun ever sense they put it up... a quick must do!


Location: CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Dry Falls : Flying Sheep (5.10c/d)
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: This line, like the rest on east facing main wall were put up ground up. If you have been here, you then know, how much the rock evades sharp edges and good stances. This is a fun line put up by Brent Inghram, Kris Solem, and yours truley as one after the other stood and drilled, petaled, and clipped before calling for the next masochist.


Location: UT : Cedar City : Brian Head : The Overlook
By: Roy Suggett When: Nov 9, 2014

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Comments: I you want to mix up your day here there is a fun thing to do provided you have a designated shuttle driver. Have this good human drop you a the Brian Head summit with your Mt. Bikes and then meet you with gear at the Overlook. The trail is pretty good and runs right to the crag in less than an hour. Climb most of the day, then, if still game, ride one of the Bunker Creek trails down to Panguitch Lake and meet at one of the burger joints. Another shuttle driver needed.


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