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Member Since: Mar 6, 2002
Last Visit: Aug 1, 2014
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Total Points: 273
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 398 | Routes | Areas | Photos 53 | Page Improvements | Comments 8 | Posts 331 | Stars 4 | Ratings 2

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Location: CO : South Platte : Buffalo Creek : Skinner Mountain : Central Corner (5.10a)
By: Shane Neal When: Jun 25, 2009

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Comments: Vey nice crack. Great pro, super view, beautiful summit view. A must do.


Location: CO : South Platte : Elevenmile Canyon : Spray Wall : Randy Speaks Farsi (5.11a)
By: Shane Neal When: Jun 9, 2009

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Comments: Great climb. Known as 10+ in the original guide- and I agree(climbed it many times through the years). This is not an .11a It takes sequence, strength and a bit of endurance- but definitley just a hard .10 A must do. So is Dan speaks Darly- now thats an .11


Location: CO : South Platte : West Creek : Thunder Ridge
By: Shane Neal When: Jun 8, 2009

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Comments: T-Ridge is amazing. The area, the post burn atmosphere, the amazing routes and rock all make it a great place to climb. Thanks Kev and Glen for the best Platte weekend ever! Not to mention all the hard work and cost you two and others have put into this gem over the years- you dudez rock! Especially for OLD dudz! ;)

For everyone else- please, just respect it. TRidge is a unique and amazing area. The long hard hike will deter the crowds and this is NOT a sport stop by any means. You ne... more >>


Location: CO : South Platte : West Creek : Thunder Ridge : The For Real Canyon : Is This For Real? (5.10)
By: Shane Neal When: Jun 8, 2009

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Comments: Awesome climb. Great eye by the route setters. The left start keeps it a cruisin' 10, right makes it hard 10 if not more. Good pro- bring small stuff or nuts. Best advice- better to get to the anchors than burn looking for pro. At top, pull on to the anchor ledge is traditionally from the left- however, I found a right exit as well pulling on a nice sm. chicken head. Both are excellent choices.

As noted- T-Ridge is not for the sport bolted aficiando. With great pride and effort, this area was e... more >>


Location: AZ : Central Arizona : Phoenix Areas : Superstition Mountains : Zonerland : Photo
By: Shane Neal When: Jun 3, 2009

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Comments: Nice pic. What is that rock in the background? I really want to climb it. What is the best time of year in the Superstitions?


Location: CO : Estes Park Valley : Big Thompson Canyon : Beige Tube Area / The Narro... : Iron John/Little Tree area : Ironjohn (5.10d)
By: Shane Neal When: May 2, 2009

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Comments: For the record- I didn't submit this- not sure how I got credit. Anyhow, I'd climb it- every route doesn't have to be a perfect world class outing. It looks fun, and I relate to having routes close to home.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head
By: Shane Neal When: Jul 10, 2008

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Comments: I believe the raptor closure is on Devils Head proper- the trad climbing destination in Hubbels book. Aka- the Dariush of Balanat. A great must do 5.9+. Closed March 1st to July 31st. The sport area has no closure that I am aware of.... Have fun!!


Location: CO : San Luis Valley : Penitente Canyon : Penitente - Entrance Area : Mr. Breeze (5.2)
By: Shane Neal When: Mar 6, 2002

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Comments: This was my first ever outdoor lead. Even at that stage it was almost too easy to mess with. However, if you have someone in your party who has never led before, this route is a great way to get them started.