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Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Unnamed (5.10+)
By: slim When: May 30, 2014

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Comments: yeah, i couldn't really tell either. maybe we'll leave both entries up, and hopefully some folks will climb in that area and add some info. between the guidebooks being vague and not too many people climbing that far left it is a bit of a mystery.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 4X4 : Unnamed (5.10+)
By: slim When: May 28, 2014

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Comments: this sounds like it might be a duplicate route post with the route to the left(?). starts off with a slightly left leaning grippy .75 camalot splitter on the right wall, meets up with the corner about 50 feet up or so(?). when i did it there was a mangled .75 camalot fixed in there, but that was a while ago.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Rock Canyon : The Appendage : The Bulge (5.11b)
By: slim When: May 27, 2014

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Comments: quartzite is metamorphosed sandstone. really slick limestone is just really slick limestone.


Location: CO : South Platte : Rampart Range Road : Jackson Creek : The Taj Mahal : Taj Mixed Climb (5.10d)
By: slim When: May 20, 2014

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Comments: I remember this one being pretty hard and very sustained. Really good route.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Peg Leg Wall : Best For Your Stick (5.10c)
By: slim When: May 11, 2014

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Comments: Note that photo on page 91 in the blue Shelf Road Rock Book has a snafu with the numbers. In the photo, the line shown as #12 is Best For Your Stick. The route on the left side of the arete (shown as #11) is Sex Wax, 11a.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Peg Leg Wall
By: slim When: May 11, 2014

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Comments: Here is some additional info to help you find the trail: head west along the road in the bottom of The Bank, past the marked trail for the Piggy Bank. A few hundred yards later, there will be a section of road that is adjacent to a cool, little section of the creekbed that has a wall of white rock along it. Maybe a 100 yards past this, there are small cairns on both sides of the road that mark the trail to Peg Leg. The cairns are in a pretty non-descript piece of the road, and the trail is fain... more >>


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : Givler's Dome : Bo Derek (5.10a)
By: slim When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: IIRC, you can get in a good orange hb offset brass and pretty much have a TR at the crux. bolt is completely unnecessary here.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Vault : The Gem (5.12c) : Photo
By: slim When: May 4, 2014

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Comments: I really like this photo - the look on his face really describes this section.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Vault : The Gem (5.12c)
By: slim When: May 4, 2014

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Comments: Wow, what a route. The lower section is fairly temperature/humidity dependent - you want cool and dry for this section. The upper crux, even more so. Clipping the 4th bolt is really intense. From the ground, it doesn't look like much, but when you get up there, you will see what I mean. The climbing through this section is brilliant, and it seems like this 8 foot section is more like 20 feet. The last crux, God help you if you aren't tall with a good reach. You will need to go full beast mode he... more >>


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Gym : Lockdown (5.12c)
By: slim When: May 4, 2014

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Comments: I really liked this route. Easy climbing up to about the 4th bolt, then one or 2 really hard moves, followed by endless fun 9/10a climbing. You will want to be properly warmed up for the crux as it is pretty tendon intensive.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : The Gym : The Real Deal (5.12a)
By: slim When: May 4, 2014

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Comments: Good route that is a bit easier (in some ways) than the surrounding 12a's but makes up for it in other ways.... Getting to the 3rd bolt is a little bit in your grill. Top part isn't hard but isn't super casual considering the bolt spacing and occasional friable rock.


Location: CO : South Platte : Turkey Rocks : Turkey Tail : Turkey Turd (5.11c) : Photo
By: slim When: Apr 25, 2014

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Comments: Yeah, looks like The Turd. Direct goes out the right side of the elevator shaft to the climber's left. Great photo though - The Turd would be heinous with old shoes and old gear.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Original Meat Wall : Meat Hooks (5.10+)
By: slim When: Apr 10, 2014

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Comments: hmmm, i wonder if the pillar has shifted some? the last time i did it, maybe 2010(?) you could get a #4 C4 in a slight pod about midway up (crushed in there and not very deep). also you could get a #4 up near the very top. the main dihedral was all super tight 3.5 camalot (4 friend), or really tipped out #3 camalots (3.5 friends).

super route, either way!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Photo
By: slim When: Apr 8, 2014

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Comments: hmm, that's an interesting guess. the flake on the right looks like the one of SF. my guess would have been ham on rye.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Island In The Sky : Bird's View Butte / Crow's ... : Photo
By: slim When: Mar 30, 2014

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Comments: great photo.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cat Wall : Unnamed 19 (5.10+)
By: slim When: Mar 23, 2014

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Comments: i am slowly trying to go through all of the walls and clean up some of the routes. unfortunately i have been buried at work for a while, and it will be like that for another month or two. i have been saving cat wall for last (been trying to pick the low hanging fruit first).


Location: Sergeant Dick Richardson : Go@ThrottleUp : Photo
By: slim When: Mar 13, 2014

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Comments: as in, undergarment protection?


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : The Good Red Road (5.12a)
By: slim When: Feb 26, 2014

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Comments: This is a pretty fun route, definitely worth doing if you are in the area and have ticked some of the nearby classics. The crux is indeed pretty bouldery, with kind of a power/body position blend. The lower climbing has mixed rock quality but is actually pretty fun.


Location: CO : Canon City : Shelf Road : Cactus Cliff : The French Are Here (5.12c)
By: slim When: Feb 26, 2014

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Comments: Fantastic route. The climbing is super fun. I've seen probably a dozen people do it, and it seemed like everybody found a different way to get through the crux. If it seems like you are deadending, take a step back and try some other things. You will be pleasantly surprised.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : A Piece of Work (5.11-)
By: slim When: Feb 26, 2014

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Comments: This is a really fun route. The name is 'a piece of work'.


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : West Face : Carol's Crack (5.11a) : Photo
By: slim When: Feb 20, 2014

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Comments: let's not be offensive peter....


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Escalante Canyon : Interiors Wall Area : Everything in Between Varia... (5.11)
By: slim When: Feb 18, 2014

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Comments: This is a good route and is pretty representative of Escalante climbing. The finish is probably more exciting for the follower than the leader, so keep that in mind.

Too bad the variation immediately to the left fell down, as it was quite good also.


Location: OR : Central Oregon : Smith Rock : The Dihedrals : Last Waltz (5.12c)
By: slim When: Feb 14, 2014

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Comments: i think peter just wants to know what his name was....


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Photo
By: slim When: Feb 13, 2014

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Comments: whew, luckily they are splitters. splinters hurt my hands!


Location: WY : Devil's Tower : North Face & Northwest Corn... : Psychic Turbulance (5.11b)
By: slim When: Feb 12, 2014

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Comments: i did it memorial day weekend 2003 (not too recently). it had some scruffiness then too. i think it just doesn't get done much, which is a pity, as it is a really good route.


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