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by johnL
Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:51 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Favourite pitch in Squamish - any grade - any style
Replies: 32
Views: 14819

Re: Favourite pitch in Squamish - any grade - any style

Natsdad, As soon as you said that, it makes a lot more sense. If I get up there again I'll try. As bearbreeder has routinely pointed out, I always find the worst possible method of doing any given climb. Steve and j2v, Yeah sounds like you did mere mortals. The arete on the right looked great but th...
by johnL
Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: If Squish is soft, what should get downgraded?
Replies: 6
Views: 2489

Re: If Squish is soft, what should get downgraded?

Based on climbs I`ve done: Murrin Jeff and the Giant Reach (11c --> 11a) Bluffs: Flying Circus (the same grade as Neat and Cool? Really? More like quarryman...5.8) Kangaroo Corner (10c) Jabberwocky (listed at 10a or b...I think i solid 5.8 but I`m a sport climber) Papoose Hairpin direct 4th pitch......
by johnL
Tue Sep 11, 2012 3:10 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Favourite pitch in Squamish - any grade - any style
Replies: 32
Views: 14819

Re: Favourite pitch in Squamish - any grade - any style

Second pitch of sunblessed. (BTW, least favorite pitch is the last pitch of that climb)
by johnL
Thu Aug 02, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Missing Hangers on Feelin' Groovy Anchor
Replies: 2
Views: 802

Re: Missing Hangers on Feelin' Groovy Anchor

I can see how it would work as one pitch, I came very close to just running it out the rest of the way (but chickened out). If I were to do the climb again, I'd do it as a single pitch. And yes, I did secure a nut on one of the studs.
by johnL
Tue Jul 31, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Missing Hangers on Feelin' Groovy Anchor
Replies: 2
Views: 802

Missing Hangers on Feelin' Groovy Anchor

I went up Feelin' Groovy on the Campground Wall last saturday, expecting to find an anchor at the top of the first pitch (as per the guide). I found two bolts without hangers (but not chopped, strangely). I understand why -- there is a perfect place for a gear anchor right there. But others might ma...