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Chaiten Volcano goes off!

Chaiten Volcano goes off!

Southern California : Slideshow in Pasadena! Pata...

May 19, 2014

Althea and the Valle Correntoso

Althea and the Valle Correntoso

Southern California : Slideshow in Pasadena! Pata...

May 19, 2014

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Location: UT : Zion National Park : Emerald Pools : Cracking the Emerald (5.10 C1+)
By: velvet When: Mar 23, 2015

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Comments: Like lots of the folks here, we just climbed the first 4 pitches, free-ing them at about 11c/d. Amazing route!!

P1: Start in a L facing little corner/bowl. Hard thin moves off the deck, the sand and crumbling holds don't make it any easier. Bolted belay. 11b-ish?

P2: Glory splitter, mostly lowish angle #1's. Also the sharpest sandstone I've ever experienced. Is that hard black/green stuff a form of calcite?? Bolted belay 5.10

P3: Easy crack climbing to an amazing roof move. Still plent... more >>

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Slideshow in Pasadena! Patagonian Bigwall...TODAY!Southern CaliforniavelvetMay 19, 2014

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Cracking the Emerald 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C1+

UT : Zion National Park : Emerald Pools

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