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the deeper middle/ring combo pocket.

the deeper middle/ring combo pocket.

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran... : Post

Nov 11, 2013

the shallowest index/middle combo pocket.  the contours of this pocket really distribute the shear stress across your skin, which is a big help in preventing your skin getting it's a$$ kicked.

the shallowest index/middle combo pocket. the contours of this pocket really distribute the shear stress across your skin, which is a big help in preventing your skin getting it's a$$ kicked.

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran... : Post

Nov 11, 2013

the middle-depth index/middle finger combo pocket.

the middle-depth index/middle finger combo pocket.

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran... : Post

Nov 11, 2013

the deepest index/middle combo.

the deepest index/middle combo.

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran... : Post

Nov 11, 2013

sample workout sheet

sample workout sheet

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran...

Nov 11, 2013

my naming convention for the various grips on the RPTC hangboard.

my naming convention for the various grips on the RPTC hangboard.

Training Forum : Initial impressions of Tran...

Nov 11, 2013

hmmm, this purported method of gaining strength in the fingers seems pretty dubious.....

hmmm, this purported method of gaining strength in the fingers seems pretty dubious.....

Training Forum : Hypertrophy phase? : Post

Jul 6, 2012

can't seem to identify a trend here...

can't seem to identify a trend here...

Training Forum : Hypertrophy phase? : Post

Jul 6, 2012

sample workout chart

sample workout chart

Training Forum : Another HYP/hangboard quest... : Post

Jan 25, 2012

tomato, tomotto, kill mike amato.

tomato, tomotto, kill mike amato.

slim : randamonium

Jul 15, 2011

Somewhere near Vedauwoo.

Somewhere near Vedauwoo.

WY : Vedauwoo

Mar 2, 2009

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Unknown OW (5.11+)
By: slim When: 2 days ago

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Comments: any new info for this route?


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Animal World : Piles of Trials (5.12b/c)
By: slim When: 3 days ago

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Comments: Interesting route. For me, the crux ended up actually being at the start of the rightwards traverse (getting into the the good hold at the start without getting tangled up in the rope). The feet through here are tough to see and kind of slippery. The rest of it was pretty sequency, but I didn't really ever dyno (used more lower leg flagging instead). One last compression type of move to get stood up onto the headwall.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Wipeyur Buttress : Morning Thunder (5.12d)
By: slim When: Sep 2, 2014

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Comments: I think 12d is probably fair for this route. Agreed that there aren't any shutdown moves on it, but by the time you get to the crux, you have some wear and tear on you. When I tried it the first time, I thought I would get it really quick, but I kept unraveling at the crux, and it took me more tries than I thought it would. Great route, the climbing is superb on this one.


Location: CO : Golden : Clear Creek Canyon : Creek Side : Playin' Hooky (5.8) : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 28, 2014

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Comments: Also looks like you are clipped through 2 loops of a daisy chain(?).


Location: CO : Boulder : Boulder Canyon : Lower Dream Canyon : Plotinus Wall : ... : Lucid Dreaming (5.12d)
By: slim When: Aug 18, 2014

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Comments: Completely agree w/ JA and KCP.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Chicken Head Ranch : Those Who Crank & Those Who... (5.13b)
By: slim When: Aug 13, 2014

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Comments: Super fun route. The stemming on the lower half is great, and after you have done it a couple times, you can fly right up it and feel like a hero. The boulder problem at the top had one move on it that really took all of my effort - if you sag the slightest bit it just isn't going to happen. After that, if you can throw the rope through the draw, it is just a matter of hanging on for dear life as you clip the anchors. Not sure what to call it grade wise, it isn't my usual style of route (act... more >>


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Peanuts Walls
By: slim When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: Crying about a hold breaking at Eldo, that's some funny shit. Calling Taylor a turd? Not so funny....


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : Rincon : Rincon - Center Route & R : Five-Ten Crack (5.10a)
By: slim When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: I remember this one being pretty well protected for 10a at Eldo, albeit with small gear. You have pretty decent stances, and you can place quite a few good small wires. Maybe go back up and do it again, you might be more relaxed and find more protection opportunities.


Location: WY : Vedauwoo : Holy Saturday : It's OK to Be Humbled (5.11a)
By: slim When: Aug 11, 2014

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Comments: I remember this one being kind of hard a little bit heady (some friable rock). Even the 'easier' sections were kind of funky.


Location: CO : Boulder : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face : ... : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: For the life of me I can't remember that, which is surprising because it looks kind of not well-protected, which is something I usually remember.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Chicken Head Ranch : The Crystal Key (5.12a)
By: slim When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: This is a nice, long pitch with really good climbing. The crux is pretty tough if you aren't proficient at manteling.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Chicken Head Ranch : Colonel Jack's Dixie Chicke... (5.9)
By: slim When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: Fun route with a cool variety of rock features. Well worth doing if you are in the area. The knobs up high are pretty sweet.


Location: CO : South Platte : Devil's Head : Photo
By: slim When: Aug 4, 2014

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Comments: Good photo of 'the crystal key'.


Location: CO : Lyons : St. Vrain Canyons : South Fork of St. Vrain Can... : Trojan Bunny Buttress
By: slim When: Jul 30, 2014

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Comments: Has anybody made it up to the TBB this season? We made a feeble attempt a couple weeks ago. Between my wife being gimpy and me being wimpy the creek crossing didn't look too enticing, so we bailed. Curious to see if anybody has found a good way across - it looks like the creek has changed a lot since I was last there a few years ago.


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