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Photo Caption Location Date
The slog up the hill to the base of the Hose.

The slog up the hill to the base of the Hose.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Ames Ice Hose (WI5 M6 R)

Nov 1, 2014

Donkey Trail into the Ames Ice Hose.

Donkey Trail into the Ames Ice Hose.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Ames Ice Hose (WI5 M6 R)

Nov 1, 2014

Ames Ice Hose---1st pitch.

Ames Ice Hose---1st pitch.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Ames Ice Hose (WI5 M6 R)

Nov 1, 2014

Whorehouse---1st pitch.

Whorehouse---1st pitch.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Whorehouse Hoses (WI4-5)

Nov 1, 2014

Whorehouse.

Whorehouse.

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Whorehouse Hoses (WI4-5)

Nov 1, 2014

Ames Ice Hose

Ames Ice Hose

Scott M. McNamara : Text

Nov 1, 2014

One Way Sunset

One Way Sunset

WY : Devil's Tower

Aug 25, 2013

Trying not to get stung at the Stang--- Bee---Wear...

Trying not to get stung at the Stang--- Bee---Wear!

AZ : Southern Arizona : The Mustang

Jan 5, 2013

From John Steiger's, "Climbers Guide to Sabin...

From John Steiger's, "Climbers Guide to Sabino Canyon and Mount Lemmon Highway."

Arizona & New Mexico : History of the Beanfest : Post

May 3, 2012

Highlights

Highlights

Arizona & New Mexico : Proposed policy for fixed a...

Jan 14, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : Prison Camp (Gordon Hirabay...
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Dec 6, 2014

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Comments: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gordon_H...


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Prescott Areas : Sullivan's Canyon : Upper Sullivan's Canyon
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Nov 8, 2014

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Comments: Bee Wear! There may be a hive on the south aspect (that is to say, the north side of the canyon) near Cyclops Eye.


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : Photo
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Oct 21, 2013

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Comments: Thanks! You are right. I fixed it.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Jun 2, 2013

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Comments: Would anyone know if J. Hass's new guidebook [The South Platte - Northern Volume] covers this area?

Thanks!

Scott Mc


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : The Mustang
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Jan 6, 2013

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Comments: High 63 in Tucson and sunny was not nearly cold enough.

The bees were very active as it warmed up. The wall gets amazingly warm---even with snow on the ground on the north aspect of the canyon.

Two (2) new hives along the wall: One (1) small hive near Trad Lads; One (1) big hive before you get to DMBee.

We got in (3) three routes and it got too much---so we left. No one got stung.

You can no longer avoid Beeware and get on the western routes to avoid b... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 2 - Bear Canyon : ... : Chihuahua Power (5.9)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Jan 2, 2013

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Comments: If the offending bolts get removed, will the climb become a Joe “Terror--vecchia" route?


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 2 - Bear Canyon : ... : Chihuahua Power (5.9)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Dec 31, 2012

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Comments: Forgive me for being a total nerd, but the history of this route (as illustrated in the local guide books) is kind of interesting:

Steiger’s guide (1985)--- Route does not exist yet.
Route put up 1987.
Eric’s, A Supplement to .... (1989)—Chihuahua Power (5.9 + R) 3 bolts
Eric’s, Squeezing the Lemmon #1 (1991)—Chihuahua Power (5.9)
Eric’s, Squeezing the Lemmon #2 (2000)—Chihuahua Power 5.9 Originally done with three bolts. [B,C]
Eric’s, Squeezing the Le... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 2 - Bear Canyon : ... : Chihuahua Power (5.9)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Dec 31, 2012

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Comments: I am absolutely opposed to adding fixed anchors to existing mental test pieces.

For me, minority users have as much right to pursue their style of climbing---as we do to pursue sport climbing. Thanks Joe for Red Diamond! Your skills are not forgotten.

Anchors added after the first ascent should usually be immediately removed.

I fear doing that on this climb could create the perfect storm---because of its great popularity and the length of time these added anchors have existed.

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Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : The End of the Road
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Dec 30, 2012

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Comments: These additional directions may be helpful (or take the fun out of finding the crag):

Take Tanque Verde Road east from Le Buzz.

Continue 3.7 miles past Catalina Highway to Soldier Trail.

Turn left on Soldier Trail. Drive about 1 mile north and turn right on Fort Lowell Road.

Fort Lowell Road will change to Camino Ancho as it enters the Palo Verde Ranch development.

Turn left on Camino Remuda.

After 1 mile the road will make a hard left at an artificially aged adobe entry arch ... more >>


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 8 - Summit Crags : ... : Luke Slingwalker (5.7)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Oct 11, 2012

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Comments: The first ascentionist's (Gary Gray, RIP---8/19/91) mom just wrote a book about Gary's death.

Gary died in the North Cascades on the North West Couloir of Mt. Shuksan from a serac.

Roaring Mountain, Shirley Gray 2012.

I believe the route was put up in 1983.


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 7 - Upper Highway : ... : Warm and Free (5.10- PG13)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Jul 2, 2012

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Comments: Thanks for replacing those bolts!

Scott Mc


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalin... : Mount Lemmon (Catalina High... : 1 - Lower Highway : ... : Photo
By: Scott M. McNamara When: May 29, 2012

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Comments: That's great Jimbo!


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed)
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Mar 19, 2012

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Comments: Comfort Inn gets my vote.

ouraycomfortinn.com/

Many climbers stay there and meet up in the mornings in the breakfast room.

One of the owners is a climber. Frequently, she can help you find a partner---if you come up short.

Have Fun,

Scott Mc


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : Tucson Area Bouldering : Gate's Pass
By: Scott M. McNamara When: May 13, 2011

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Comments: math.fullerton.edu/tmcmillen/T...


Location: AZ : Southern Arizona : The Mustang
By: Scott M. McNamara When: Jan 16, 2011

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Comments: We got run off by bees yesterday (1/16/11): five (5) out of six (6) people were stung. The bees were aggressive: “Hold my comb honey, while I teach those guys a lesson.”

Here are some thoughts:

Since Steve's death from bees (not in the Mustang) and another one in Phoenix (Camelback) I have edited this post.

mountainproject.com/v/rip-stev...

It is extemely dangerous to climb anywhere near Africanized bees. These awful deaths underline that fact.
If you look up and ... more >>


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