Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Scooby Snacks


Member Since: Jul 8, 2012
Last Visit: 1 day ago
Contact Tyler W


Point Rank: # 3,132
Total Points: 155
Last Year: 5
Last 30 Days: 1
0 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



Where has Tyler W been climbing?










Contributions


All 473 | Routes 8 | Areas 1 | Photos 7 | Page Improvements | Comments 25 | Posts 74 | Stars 209 | Ratings 149

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Bouldering : 5 Mile Boulders : Caress (V6-7)
By: Tyler W When: 1 day ago

view comment >>
Comments: This feels closer to V2/V3 max for LCC standards.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Pentapitch Area : Pentapitch (5.8)
By: Tyler W When: Jul 26, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: Took a few big running slab whips on Pearls Before Swine before I realized the route actually goes to the left...next time.


Location: UT : Saint George : Black Rocks : Sunny Side : Gravitational Attraction (5.11a/b)
By: Tyler W When: Nov 21, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: I'm guessing a hold broke for the direct start...traversing in felt 11a for St. George, if only for the crimp crux at the anchors.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Little Cottonwood Canyon : Bouldering : Cabbage Patch : Fat Albert Gang (V3)
By: Tyler W When: Nov 11, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Classic at the grade. I don't think it's harder than V3.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Ferguson Canyon
By: Tyler W When: Nov 3, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: How late in the year does it generally stay climbable?


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : S-Curves : S-Curve - The Pile : Dog Pile (5.10b)
By: Tyler W When: Aug 10, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: I think with the right sequence this isn't any harder than 10c. Climb above the fourth bolt to better holds to clip from.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Storm Mountain Picnic Area : Storm Mountain Island : Captain Jack (5.7)
By: Tyler W When: Aug 3, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Your comment does nothing to address the fact that my partner and I thought the route had fewer opportunities for protection than the description leads climbers to believe. You guys can continue to think whatever you want. TNB's article has nothing to do with this situation. I came entirely prepared for a mixed climb and ready to use some "ingenuity" with pro placements. There just aren't weaknesses in the rock for a long ways, and that should either be bolted or rated as R.

To anyone pla... more >>


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Storm Mountain Picnic Area : Storm Mountain Island : Captain Jack (5.7)
By: Tyler W When: Jul 24, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: I did have a rack, myself and my second couldn't find any gear placements for very long runout stretches. I expected there to be adequate pro since the description didn't mention otherwise.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Storm Mountain Picnic Area : Storm Mountain Island : Captain Jack (5.7)
By: Tyler W When: Jul 21, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Two huge run outs after the bolts of about 20-25 ft. each. There should be another bolt on this climb to make up for the lack of pro or change the safety rating.


Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Road : Maple Corridor : EIS (5.10b)
By: Tyler W When: Jun 4, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Not sure if a hold broke off or something, but clipping the 4th?/5th? bolt is extremely difficult. At least .10c/d.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Parley's Canyon : Iron Curtain Wall : Perestroika (5.10c)
By: Tyler W When: Jun 4, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Fantastic route! As with every other route on this wall, I wish the first bolt was a little lower, since the lower sections on most of these routes are the thinnest parts. From the first to the second bolt is a great balancey crux up to the ledge, and then a crazy mantle onto the ledge followed by awkward high feet to reach the next bolt. After that, unfortunately easy climbing.

Favorite route on the wall.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Division Wall : Physical Therapy (5.9)
By: Tyler W When: May 10, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Very fun .9, perfect warm-up for the other Division climbs.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Division Wall : Deep End (5.11a)
By: Tyler W When: May 10, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: SUPER fun route from beginning to end, milk the rests but move fast through good holds with solid feet. Great for lapping.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Division Wall : Black Hole (5.10a)
By: Tyler W When: May 10, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Fun route, unfortunately the holds through the thin middle section are pretty wet right now. Bring a towel or you'll have to use some pretty bad holds to get through that section (or cheat over left to the crack).


Location: UT : Saint George : Moe's Valley : Device Ignitor Boulder : Device Ignitor Right (V3)
By: Tyler W When: Mar 17, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: ^^^ Seconded.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Apostasy (5.10a)
By: Tyler W When: Mar 16, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Perfect warm-up for the other climbs in the area.


Location: UT : Saint George : Turtle Wall : Banana Dance (5.11d)
By: Tyler W When: Mar 16, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Amazing route! Hard moves in the beginning section to the third bolt and clipping those tiny anchor chains was an enormous pain.


Location: UT : Saint George : Chuckawalla Wall : Tombstone Bullets (5.10c)
By: Tyler W When: Mar 16, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: Crux is at the top before the anchors. Really not a hard climb, use the no-hands rest 15 ft from the top and you're golden.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Challenge Buttress : North and West Faces : Winky and Waxman Go Bolting (5.11b)
By: Tyler W When: Jan 23, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: There's absolutely a V2 move on this route (you just have to make sure not to go right). Very contrived but enjoyable. Essentially just a highball.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : Big Cottonwood Canyon : Challenge Buttress : North and West Faces : Hollow Man (5.9)
By: Tyler W When: Dec 2, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Very slippery holds...not sure I'd call it a "classic" as the guidebooks do. Interesting route though.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Hard Rock : Stoic Calculus (5.8)
By: Tyler W When: Oct 21, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Agreed. It would really be great if someone put in another bolt lower on this route, especially considering it's kind of a beginner area in the canyon.


Location: UT : Wasatch Range : American Fork Canyon : Escape Buttress : Jug for Joy (5.10b)
By: Tyler W When: Oct 21, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Just be careful through the first two bolts where decking is possible. Otherwise a really awesome route.


Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Left Fork : Orangutan Wall : Turbo Fly (5.8)
By: Tyler W When: Sep 9, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Great 5.8, long and steep with a couple tricky sections. Fantastic footholds.


Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Road : Schoolroom Area : Chocolate Doobie (5.7)
By: Tyler W When: Sep 9, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: First climb in Maple, seems like 5.8. Much harder than all of the 5.7's next to it. Small, hard to find holds.


Location: UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Road : Schoolroom Area : Hot 4 Teacher (5.8)
By: Tyler W When: Sep 9, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Super fun route, big holds with a nice 5.8 crux.