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by relic
Wed Sep 07, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress
Replies: 26
Views: 8953

Re: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress

Nighttime cleaning session was a success. It is good to go, nice and clean.
by relic
Mon Sep 05, 2011 12:53 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress
Replies: 26
Views: 8953

Re: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress

Thanks for posting our topo Dave. If you want to download the topo http://www.quickdrawpublications.com/Free%20Downloads/Squamish%20Buttress%20Variation%20Topo.jpg EDIT: Just a heads up...We are gonna clean it up Tuesday Sept 6th around 7pm, when there should not be anyone up there. There should not...
by relic
Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:42 am
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress
Replies: 26
Views: 8953

Re: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress

It is way more fun and definitely more sustained than the one move 5.9 face climbing pitch it avoids. Thanks Nathan, I'm glad you enjoyed it.
by relic
Thu Sep 01, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: New Routes / Cleaning / Trail Updates
Topic: New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress
Replies: 26
Views: 8953

New 5.9 Variation on Squamish Buttress

Walk up the forest trail that leads to the original 5.9 face climbing pitch. Instead of waiting in line there, you may now climb a new 5.9 variation that starts up a triple tiered arete 20m to the left. Climb up, and balance onto a bolt protected ledge that leads to an arete. Fun climbing up the are...
by relic
Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: A Grim Reaper and additional info question
Replies: 35
Views: 27252

Re:

The Reaper was first repeated by Eric Weinstein and Scott Flavelle in 1976. Eric had tried several times previously, taking some long pendulum falls on the third pitch. When they did it, he led the third pitch, Scott the fourth. I'm not sure (yet) who did the third ascent, but the appearance of sti...
by relic
Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Squamish Climbing Forum
Topic: Fixed line for Broadway descent?
Replies: 77
Views: 20544

Re: Fixed line for Broadway descent?

Apart from the quality of the rope, does the thing actually work? That is, does it actually make it simpler/safer for an inexperienced climber to negotiate that part, as opposed say to being belayed? I could not believe it when I saw someone had set up a fixed line. For myself, I always stay high w...
by relic
Thu Jun 02, 2011 5:53 pm
Forum: Find A Partner
Topic: LF Partner Trad, Multipitch, Sport, Bouldering
Replies: 2
Views: 927

LF Partner Trad, Multipitch, Sport, Bouldering

Hey Squamish Climbers I am looking for partners to go cragging or do long routes with. I live in Vancouver and am available to climb in Squamish any Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday which are my days off. Potentially, I can zip up for an evening weekend climb, but I usually have a partner already for...