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Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon
By: Tristan B When: Mar 2, 2014

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Comments: Ben, why are you even trying to go to a sandstone crag in the rain?


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Twin Peaks : Swagrocrag : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Mar 1, 2014

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Comments: Take the fun diagonal crack to a small belay ledge. Sling and flake and hang out. Then send your partner up the twin cracks and out of view to a fun ridge line scramble.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Twin Peaks : Swagrocrag : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Mar 1, 2014

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Comments: And we bagged the first winter ascent too!!!


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Mount Harwood : Consolation Couloir (AI2 Steep Snow PG13)
By: Tristan B When: Feb 14, 2014

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Comments: Was Ruth Mendenhall having an affair with Mr. Raccoon while Jon was out bagging peaks?


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Jan 30, 2014

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Comments: Does the forest service actually do anything productive anymore or just close stuff and tell us what we can't do?


Location: CA : Sierra Eastside : June Lake Area : June Lakes Bouldering : Bachar Boulders : ... : Problem D (V0-)
By: Tristan B When: Jan 3, 2014

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Comments: Did a fun variation and stemmed between D and E and topped out over the boulder wedged in the crack.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Dec 27, 2013

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Comments: Were they using it as a back up for rappelling? Or just as an ascender? I've ascended like 180ft using a shoulder length dyneema as a prussic and had no problems to unstick a rope. I can see it getting hot rapping with it but not as an emergency ascender.


Location: CO : Boulder : Flatirons : North : Gregory Canyon (including T... : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Nov 27, 2013

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Comments: Dyneema isn't going to melt when used as a prussic.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Independence Monument : Otto's Route (5.8+)
By: Tristan B When: Nov 16, 2013

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Comments: I brought a second rope but left it at the top of the first pitch and rapped everything with a single 60m and then one double rope from the top of the first. Also I didn't have any tricams, but I found a nice spot for a BD #2 in one of the holes on the last pitch.


Location: CO : Grand Junction area : Colorado National Monument : Monument Canyon : Elephant Head (5.7)
By: Tristan B When: Oct 25, 2013

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Comments: I just lead the undercling crack and then clipped the second bolt and then went to the top. We TRed the true line, and it's a little chossy getting to first bolt.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Horse Flats : Top Rope Wall
By: Tristan B When: Oct 21, 2013

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Comments: Really someone put pink tape/flags up to mark the trail? Stuff like this gets places shut down, you already can't park in the campground to climb.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Crystal Lake Boulders : Trench Run (5.7) : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Aug 26, 2013

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Comments: There looks likes there's a fun line to the left of this one like a 5.9-5.10. Since there's bolts at the top it'd be easy to try it.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Crystal Lake Boulders : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Aug 26, 2013

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Comments: I finally got around to putting a bolt in. I top roped all of the problems and led the crack on the back side. Fun little spot.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Eagle Rock : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Aug 26, 2013

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Comments: Nice! Stoked to see people enjoying this.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Eagle Rock
By: Tristan B When: Aug 20, 2013

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Comments: I bolted this route like a year ago so you can climb it without hopping a fence. It's a little chossy, but I've climbed worse at Texas Canyon.

The route also has a belay station half way up so you can multipitch it. Also since its like 120ff tall you only need 1 60m rope.

Basically nothing special but fun to do if you live near by and want to climb something new of get a lap in after work.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Texas Canyon : The Elephant Head (& Hyperi... : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Jun 29, 2013

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Comments: Damn! That's how short that thing was! So sketchy. Thanks for putting in some good ones.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Horse Flats : Top Rope Wall : Left Slab Route 2 (5.10+)
By: Tristan B When: May 3, 2013

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Comments: No it's not what it's called. I don't know the name of these 3 routes. They are mentioned in the So Cal bouldering guide but not named. If someone knows them please post up so I can edit it.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Horse Flats : Main Area : ... : Y Crack (V1)
By: Tristan B When: Apr 8, 2013

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Comments: I just saw it in a guide or something rated as V1, but yeah for sure it's pretty easy. No pads or rope in 1968 is pretty badass.


Location: CA : Central Coast : Hwy 33/Ojai : Sespe Gorge (Black Wall) : Tree Root (5.5)
By: Tristan B When: Feb 27, 2013

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Comments: A 60M rope worked perfect to rap down from the bolts next to the tree on the first pitch. I only did 100ft of the second pitch and then rapped down off a big tree.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Tunnel Crag : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Feb 11, 2013

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Comments: No it's Ignorway 10b. Paper Clip is to the left of this one. Paper Clip was missing the 2nd and 3rd bolt, but I replaced them a few months ago.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Santa Monica Mountains : Echo Cliffs : Easy Street : Harvey (5.8)
By: Tristan B When: Feb 5, 2013

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Comments: The first pitch is pretty crappy and loose, but worth doing for the fun second pitch.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Eagle Rock : Far Left (5.8+) : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Jan 24, 2013

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Comments: The midway belay is on a cool big rock sticking out and is big enough for 2 people to hangout at.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Eagle Rock : Far Left (5.8+)
By: Tristan B When: Jan 24, 2013

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Comments: I recently bolted this route. I did it a few times on TR and then apartment complex behind Eagle Rock built a big death fence you'd have to climb over. So instead of dealing with that and trespassing I bolted this line. The rock is chossy, but this line is more solid than some stuff at Texas Canyon or Echo Cliffs. I put a belay station in 1/2 way so you can multipitch it for more fun and so you can rap off with 1 60m rope. All the anchors and bolts are bomber 3/8 except for the very last one whi... more >>


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Horse Flats : Top Rope Wall : ... : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Jan 16, 2013

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Comments: Yep, I don't want to spray the rock. I bought a paint pen that works real good for painting bolts or doing some touchups.


Location: CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Crystal Lake Crag : Fingerbang (5.9+) : Photo
By: Tristan B When: Jan 10, 2013

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Comments: Gangnam Style


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