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by nicke
Mon Jan 06, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Lost & Found
Topic: FOUND: Anchor at Penny Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 917

FOUND: Anchor at Penny Lane

Found a sling and some biners on the anchor of Crime of the Century, yesterday evening (Jan. 5).

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by nicke
Wed Sep 12, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Squamish's stiffest routes...
Replies: 39
Views: 24810

Re: Squamish's stiffest routes...

The climb mentioned above on the Milkman Wall is The Weak Link, and I agree that it's a total sandbag. A few others that come to mind as at least not being soft: • Rufus (11c) • Wild Turkey (11a) • U-Wall (12a) - in particular pitch 3 • Dancing with the Village Idiot (10c) • Flight Simulator (12a) •...
by nicke
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:37 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Soloing Uncle Ben's with Merci Me to start
Replies: 26
Views: 7123

Re: Soloing Uncle Ben's with Merci Me to start

My recollection is that while it's certainly convenient to step out of the aiders here and there on the last few pitches, there's nothing approaching mandatory 5.10. I'd imagine that if you make it through Merci Me, you'll be fine with the mandatory free climbing above. That said, Merci Me could be ...
by nicke
Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Climbing Photos and Videos
Topic: Pic of the day!
Replies: 203
Views: 64449

Re: Pic of the day!

Jesse's photo looks like the last pitch of Powaqqatsi?
by nicke
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: 5.10 crack testpieces
Replies: 33
Views: 14595

Re: 5.10 crack testpieces

A few slightly more obscure, stout 5.10s - all worth checking out: • Popeye (I've seen a few strong climbers fall off the first move) • Desperate Dan • Mr. O'Clock (The Weak Link is pretty exciting for 5.10 too, but it's got a couple bolts) • The Full Pitch in Time • Backwoods Beebop • Token Brits +...