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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

G-string Divas

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2)

Trad, 1 pitch, 85'

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Cragmont

Oct 17, 2014

Bong's Away Center

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2)

Trad, 1 pitch, 100'

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Reed's Pinnacle Area

Apr 21, 2013

Contributed Photos

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Somewhere in the PNW.

Somewhere in the PNW.

Wylie : Profile Pic

Sep 30, 2013

Whitney Portal

Whitney Portal

Wylie : Profile Pic

Sep 5, 2013

Squamish

Squamish

Wylie : Profile Pic

Sep 5, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mount Carmel Tunnel : Cragmont : G-string Divas (5.10)
By: Wylie When: Oct 17, 2014

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Comments: I can't remember the FA names except Varco. The clean and free book has them but I don't own it.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mount Carmel Tunnel : Cragmont : Remnants of a party (5.10)
By: Wylie When: Oct 17, 2014

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Comments: I didn't think the gear is suspect on pitch 1 at all. From the stance before the crux I placed a bomber red alien in front of my face and a bomber red C3 right at the crux. A green c3 would have placed even easier. They were perfect.
- I'd say doubles down to yellow alien and singles below that get it done.
- Nothing smaller than #1 camalot needed after pitch 1
- All the pitches rap with 1 60m rope EXCEPT the 1st pitch! The tails came up about 4 feet short so pay attention and downc... more >>


Location: UT : Zion National Park : The Confluence : Smashmouth (5.11a)
By: Wylie When: Apr 9, 2014

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Comments: Do yourself a favor, link 3 + 4 and don't clip the unnecessary bolt high on P4 for one hell of a pitch!


Location: UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Moroni : Voice from the Dust (5.11b/c)
By: Wylie When: Apr 9, 2014

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Comments: Pitch 6 was my favorite! Long, varied, interesting, and mostly good rock until the final rancid ledge traverse. Pitch 4 face climbing is well bolted 10+ if you use the best holds. The hardest part is figuring out what to grab as there is a plethora of options and it climbs a bit zig zaggy.


Location: UT : Zion National Park : The Minotaur : The Megamahedral (5.11- PG13)
By: Wylie When: Apr 8, 2014

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Comments: Great climb. I even liked the sandy choss filth up high and the sweet summit! First 3 pitches are 5 star. Leave the #5 and #6 at the anchor on top of the 2nd pitch. The 3rd pitch OW protects with smaller stuff. Not trying to be a sandbagger douche but I wouldn't give any of the OW more than 5.10. 10+ for entering the corner on pitch 1 and some of the off fingery sections. Some of the anchor bolts are bomber and some are less than inspiring.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Flagstaff Crags : Mt. Elden : Solitude Canyon : Higher Solitude Canyon
By: Wylie When: Jan 13, 2014

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Comments: Although there aren't many lines up here the good ones are incredible. Perfect beautiful stone, long routes, and great movement. I can't wait to go back.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Flagstaff Crags : Mt. Elden : Oaklands
By: Wylie When: Jan 13, 2014

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Comments: Approach beta: at the junction of Oldham Trail with the fencing and wormhole make sure to GO RIGHT on Oldham, not left. This area has great stone and interesting lines. If you like thin techy crimping and friction climbing you'll love it here.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Flagstaff Crags : Mt. Elden : The One Wall
By: Wylie When: Jan 10, 2014

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Comments: What aspect is this wall?


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall : The Main Amphitheater : Death and Taxes (5.11+)
By: Wylie When: Dec 7, 2013

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Comments: I'll 2nd that doubles are fine, unless you want to sew up the easy slaby climbing down low.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Oak Creek Canyon : The Waterfall : The Left Wall : Fool's Progress (5.11-)
By: Wylie When: Dec 7, 2013

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Comments: A pretty nice warm up when it's cold out. The stem box catches a lot of sun in the morning. Not very sustained, but fun movement in the box up high.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : The Optimator : Jews On Crack (5.11)
By: Wylie When: Nov 5, 2013

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Comments: Oh man, this route is fun, until the mega poop roof. It was full of sand and a huge swath of crap layered very thick. Slick and poopy situation indeed.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Challenger Wall : Adventure Punks (5.10d)
By: Wylie When: Oct 30, 2013

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Comments: No bolt for the R start, then 2 fat shiny bolts next to a splitter that protects perfectly. Strange. I figure the 5th P bolts were put in because no cams were that big back in the day so they were the only pro for the pitch, which would be bold. Kind of a bummer to see new ones there now though.


Location: NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Challenger Wall : Jupiter II (5.11c)
By: Wylie When: Oct 30, 2013

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Comments: Maybe I missed something, but the P2 crux feels like a serious sandbag. Powerful, techy, and reachy as hell (for a 5'8" person). P3 is PG13, as long as the scrappy ornamental gear holds. Some of the best rock I've seen in RR for sure.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 2nd Meat Wall : T-Bones Tonight (5.12-)
By: Wylie When: Oct 1, 2013

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Comments: A fun route no doubt. No way this is 12-. It's like an easier version of King Cat. If king Cat is 11+ then this is 11.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Cat Wall : Puma (5.12-)
By: Wylie When: Oct 1, 2013

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Comments: I remember the rock at the crux being on the soft side. I figured that originally the crack was super thin and over time has been buffed away to provide pretty good thin locks. That would explain the grade changing, but who knows.


Location: AZ : Northern Arizona : Winslow/ Hwy 87 Areas : Winslow Wall : West Side : Slim Shady (5.10)
By: Wylie When: Sep 30, 2013

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Comments: It's nice to have some RP's for the last 10 feet.


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap : Main Wall : Traveler Buttress (5.9)
By: Wylie When: May 13, 2013

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Comments: Beware! My buddy and I were attacked by a Peregrine Falcon while climbing Traveler's Buttress 2 days ago. It started when I turned the corner of the 5.8 arete pitch and continued until we were near the top. The route isn't listed anywhere as part of the spring closure. The bird was very pissed and extremely aggressive bombing in at our heads with it's talons out. It was not a fun experience. You could climb up to the top of the OW crux pitch and rap off the bolts no problem, but I would avoid th... more >>


Location: CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Lover's Leap
By: Wylie When: May 13, 2013

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Comments: Beware! My buddy and I were attacked by a Peregrine Falcon while climbing Traveler's Buttress 2 days ago. It started when I turned the corner of the 5.8 arete pitch and continued until we were near the top. The route isn't listed anywhere as part of the spring closure. The bird was very pissed and extremely aggressive bombing in at our heads with it's talons out. It was not a fun experience. You could climb up to the top of the OW crux pitch and rap off the bolts no problem, but I would av... more >>


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Broken Tooth : Gingivitis (5.10)
By: Wylie When: Apr 23, 2013

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Comments: Worst climb! Come on, it's a great warm up and catches the sun early for those cold days. A little loose rock and weird thuggery makes the clean splitters that much better.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : 2nd Meat Wall : Tube Steaks Tomorrow (5.10+)
By: Wylie When: Apr 23, 2013

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Comments: One of my favorite 10's at the creek. How often do you get to climb purple and green camalot cracks at this grade? Maybe my memory is faulty, but aren't there a couple of sections of .5 BD on this one?


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