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Author Topic: Newly Established and Found Routes (Since the '07 Guidebook)  (Read 2741551 times)
JC w KC redux
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« Reply #1020 on: December 17, 2018, 07:39:49 AM »

Glad I never lead that route...un-safe bolts. I might have to go inspect the route.

Who knew how much of a death trap son of dawn wall was.

You might want to open the window and get some fresh air  Laugh Out Loud
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1021 on: January 01, 2019, 10:32:57 AM »

I added two more routes to the list today:

-  468.8 Swing to the Right  5.6

-  468.9 Can You Spare a Square?  5.3


And I've got three more new routes to add too, but those three are in the new guidebook working text and I'll have to wait to post them here until Ellen updates my hand-written, chicken scratch notes into that list (then I can just copy/paste).
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1022 on: January 02, 2019, 06:42:26 PM »

The amount of time I've been spending on Pinnacles lists, topos, maps and statistics is starting to boggle my mind. In the last week I've field-checked and cleaned/edited three topos to my current standards, written up five new routes (three of which are now done and on this site), worked on three separate parts of the updated/revised East Side text, updated the list of projects, climbed five days and kept track of my own climbs.

Is this a full time job? If so (self-appointed, so I'm not complaining), I kinda like it.

I added one route to the list just now:

-  312.4  Sling the Jockstone  5.11b

Started by Rob and Josh and just finished.

Now, Pinnacles for two more days before it rains. And we'll start the cycle all over  Roll Eyes
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briham89
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« Reply #1023 on: January 02, 2019, 09:04:32 PM »

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-  312.4  Sling the Jockstone  5.11b

That's it?! No harrowing story about our FFA???
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1024 on: January 02, 2019, 09:06:51 PM »


That's it?! No harrowing story about our FFA???


I'd love to see one. My fingers are sore though. You write it?

And it wasn't really harrowing. But I can say that Brian is very strong and very tall - he did a great job. And thanks to Rob and Josh - who aren't getting to Pinns as much as they used to - for letting us give it a go.
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briham89
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« Reply #1025 on: January 02, 2019, 09:12:04 PM »

Good enough. The reach got it done.
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climberdude
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« Reply #1026 on: January 03, 2019, 03:59:13 PM »

Warning, warning, the rating on this route is very height-dependent.
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briham89
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« Reply #1027 on: January 03, 2019, 07:22:33 PM »

VERY  Grin
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« Reply #1028 on: January 03, 2019, 09:05:52 PM »

Sequence is everything on it. Only 11a on toprope. Smiley
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« Reply #1029 on: January 04, 2019, 11:44:20 AM »

Hurt munge ya didn’t let me give it a shot.
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« Reply #1030 on: January 08, 2019, 12:15:57 PM »

I added two routes to the list today:

-  352.33  Inverted Jug  5.9 *

-  351.6  Ribbet and Croak  5.6 R *

And as a further note, there are currently four routes on the “private” list, so we’re already over 1,200 routes at Pinnacles.
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1031 on: March 19, 2019, 04:03:49 PM »

I added a route to the list today:

-  417.9  The Clipper  5.4

Although I didn't give the route any stars, I really enjoyed putting it up. I think the route either loses elevation or stays even in 135 feet of climbing. All with nice exposure and still ending 60 feet above the ground!
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« Reply #1032 on: March 20, 2019, 01:37:37 PM »

interesting
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« Reply #1033 on: March 20, 2019, 06:03:14 PM »

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. I think the route either loses elevation or stays even in 135 feet of climbing. All with nice exposure and still ending 60 feet above the ground!

Like a girdle traverse?
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1034 on: March 20, 2019, 06:04:33 PM »


Like a girdle traverse?


More like a Sierra Nevada ridge-run.
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1035 on: April 11, 2019, 12:43:38 PM »

OK, I just added the first of several new routes that I'm trying to get added before I take off with Katie to Joshua Tree. It's:

432.1  The Raven - North Side  5.10c

Next I'll be posting a correction for the area, fixing some misinformation and explaining a bit about this route.
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« Reply #1036 on: April 11, 2019, 01:16:04 PM »

OK, I just added the first of several new routes that I'm trying to get added before I take off with Katie to Joshua Tree. It's:

432.1  Raven - North Side  5.10c

Next I'll be posting a correction for the area, fixing some misinformation and explaining a bit about this route.

I'm envisioning pad people flocking to The Birds  Laugh Out Loud
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1037 on: April 11, 2019, 01:36:29 PM »


432.1  Raven - North Side  5.10c

I'm envisioning pad people flocking to The Birds  Laugh Out Loud


And probably a murder at this one....
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Brad Young
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« Reply #1038 on: April 11, 2019, 05:47:30 PM »

I added five more routes to the list. All were done over the Masters of Mud weekend:

-  351.3  The Great Escape  5.7 R

-  351.3  Spoof Proof Roof  5.9 **

-  352.943. Conjunction Junction  5.10d

-  370.9. Yellowflower Pinnacle  Class Four

-  407.2  Fifi Wears Lycra  5.9 *

I’ll add three more when I get to them (tomorrow, I hope).

EDIT: I should say that all were finished over that weekend.

And thanks for the look-over, J.C.
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JC w KC redux
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« Reply #1039 on: April 11, 2019, 06:40:25 PM »


Everything looks good.

signed,
 
The editor.

P.S. Still waiting for that check from Chance Inc.  I have an idea! Arf
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