Route Guide - iPhone / Android - Partners - Forum - Photos - Deals - What's New - School of Rock
Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED


Member Since: Nov 22, 2010
Last Visit: 14 hours ago
Contact Wannabe


Point Rank: # 3,189
Total Points: 144
Last Year: 4
Last 30 Days: 0
0 Compliments
How do you get points?
Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



Where has Wannabe been climbing?










Contributions


All 234 | Routes 7 | Areas | Photos 13 | Page Improvments | Comments 9 | Posts 144 | Stars 56 | Ratings 5

Contributed Comments

 

Location: PA : Pond Bank : White Rocks : Photo
By: Wannabe When: Mar 31, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: I think it would be cool to give credit to the guidebook author who put that map together. Is that Stan Schoonover's book?


Location: VA : Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall : Continuance (5.7)
By: Wannabe When: Mar 22, 2014

view comment >>
Comments: I believe you're asking about Fat Bastard:
mountainproject.com/v/fat-bastard/106152649
It has those last two bolts that are easily Z-clipped if you're not careful and a very awkward anchor at the top once you clear the roof.


Location: VA : Great Falls : Echo Rock : Unknown (5.8)
By: Wannabe When: Jun 9, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: There are a couple very comprehensive guides put out by the PATC-MS which are the result of contributions and work by local climbers for local climbers. At least for me it feels a little ungrateful to rip those routes and post them up here. Some of these authors feel they've been taken advantage of by other "big name" guide book authors before.


Location: VA : Great Falls : Echo Rock : Unknown (5.8)
By: Wannabe When: May 28, 2013

view comment >>
Comments: This is not an unknown climb. This is F.I.S.T. and goes at 5.9- when you finish on the finger crack at the top. This is not the Echo Rock area. This area is considered "Cow's Hoof." Check out "Climber's Guide to the Great Falls of the Potomac" Second Edition. It's pretty comprehensive.


Location: VA : Elizabeth Furnace : Talking Headwall : I Love Big Jugs (5.8)
By: Wannabe When: Dec 2, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: The hold at the second bolt came off in my hand today. I don't think it changes the route but it was BIG. Seems like there are more and more chalk X's popping up at the crag these days.


Location: MD : Carderock : Trudie's Terror (5.4)
By: Wannabe When: Sep 16, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: The PATC guide rates this climb at 5.8 which may be a little inflated but it certainly isn't a 5.4. Do you agree with Horst's rating or were you just acknowledging your source to some extent?


Location: Jake Jones : Pictures of stuff. : Photo
By: Wannabe When: Aug 3, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: I think that's the nicest I've seen Talking Headwall look. It is Talking Headwall isn't it?


Location: MD : Carderock : Triple A (5.7)
By: Wannabe When: Apr 12, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: This route was first climbed by Arnold Wexler in 1943. It's original name was Arnold's Arduous Ascent.


Location: MD : Carderock : The Crack (5.3)
By: Wannabe When: Mar 2, 2012

view comment >>
Comments: Timmamok,
My understanding is that Golden Staircase uses the face to the left of the crack. The "grain" of the rock changes a couple times in a short distance up there and its a great climb-- just left of this crack.