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P1 of High Plains Drifter - Squamish, BC


Member Since: May 30, 2012
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



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All 41 | Routes 4 | Areas | Photos 9 | Page Improvements | Comments 7 | Posts 5 | Stars 10 | Ratings 6
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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

The Tiger

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (2)

Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1000'

WA : Northwest Region : ... : m&m wall

Sep 3, 2014

Gone Surfin'

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (2)

Trad, 2 pitches, 200'

North America : Canada : ... : The North Walls

Aug 28, 2014

Public Image

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (2)

Trad, 4 pitches, 400'

North America : Canada : ... : The North Walls

Aug 28, 2014

Chilkoot Pass

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1)

Trad, 2 pitches, 250'

North America : Canada : ... : The North Walls

May 25, 2014

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
This is the start of the route.

This is the start of the route.

NV : Red Rock : ... : Dogma (5.11c)

Nov 4, 2014

Pitch four.

Pitch four.

WA : Northwest Region : ... : The Tiger (5.12-)

Sep 8, 2014

Pitch seven.

Pitch seven.

WA : Northwest Region : ... : The Tiger (5.12-)

Sep 8, 2014

Pitch three.

Pitch three.

WA : Northwest Region : ... : The Tiger (5.12-)

Sep 8, 2014

Pitch one.

Pitch one.

WA : Northwest Region : ... : The Tiger (5.12-)

Sep 8, 2014

The start of P2.

The start of P2.

North America : Canada : ... : Public Image (5.11c)

Aug 28, 2014

The start of P1 after you clip the bolt and down c...

The start of P1 after you clip the bolt and down climb to the start of the hanging slab.

North America : Canada : ... : Chilkoot Pass (5.11+)

May 25, 2014

P1 of Chilkoot Pass.

P1 of Chilkoot Pass.

North America : Canada : ... : Chilkoot Pass (5.11+)

May 25, 2014

P1 of High Plains Drifter - Squamish, BC

P1 of High Plains Drifter - Squamish, BC

Travis McClinchey : Pics

Apr 7, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain : Rites of Passage (5.11+)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Nov 1, 2014

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Comments: We got on this route the other day I thought I'd provide a few comments. It is a good route with a few high quality pitches. However, a few spots are very overgrown and need a scrubbing - mostly P5 and P7. This would drastically improve the quality of experience on the route. It is currently climbable, just not that pleasant for those couple pitches.

We had doubles to 6" with an extra 4" piece and this seemed to work fine.

For any short leaders, be careful on the crux pitch as you're forced ... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : The Watchman : The Vigil (5.11 R)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Oct 21, 2014

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Comments: Awesome route!

For those looking to do this climb, but hesitant because of the 'R' rating, I did not find it as bad as the guidebook and other comments suggests. The crux on the final pitch is at the bolt and thereafter it is maybe 5.10 for a while. Although it is runout, it is not 5.11. This is for both tall and short people.


Location: WA : Northwest Region : North Cascades : Washington Pass : m&m wall : ellen pea (5.11 PG13)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: What a fun route. Pitch three is a real classic!

There is great beta and topos found on Colin Moorehead's website (squamishclimbingsource.com/mm-... and Blake Herrington's Blog (blakeclimbs.blogspot.ca/2014/0....


Location: WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Icicle Creek : Prusik Peak : Der Sportsman (5.11+)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Sep 8, 2014

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Comments: Awesome route! It appears that two new shiny bolts have been added to the 'R' section on pitch two. It is definitely no longer run out.


Location: International : North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : ... : Midnight Run (5.12a/b)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Jul 31, 2014

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Comments: Although the gear can be finicky at a few spots, I disagree with the comment that it is PG13/R. The only time you are more than a body length away from a solid piece, it is sub 5.9 terrain.
It is a fantastic route!


Location: UT : Moab Area : Onion Creek : The Hindu : North Face (5.12a R)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Oct 27, 2013

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Comments: I do not think this route reserves the 'R' rating. I think that 'PG' is more representative of the 11a section described above. Sure, there are several 'R' sections of 5.8 and under, including traverses, but nothing in the 5.11- range.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Fin Wall : Hot Fun Sunday (5.11)
By: Travis McClinchey When: Apr 14, 2013

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Comments: To reiterate... the last ~ 15 to 20 feet is only protectable with BD #4, despite what the guidebook suggests!


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Indian Creek and Desert Towers - April 9th onwardsUtah PartnersTravis McClincheyApr 5, 2013
Indian Creek and Desert Towers - April 9th onwardsUtah PartnersTravis McClincheyApr 5, 2013
April Partners - Somewhere Warm and DrySouthern CaliforniaTravis McClincheyMar 14, 2013
April Partners - Somewhere Warm and DryNevadaTravis McClincheyMar 14, 2013
April Partners - Somewhere Warm and DrySouthern Utah DesertsTravis McClincheyMar 14, 2013
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