Monday, May 26, 2014

City of Rocks

I spent Memorial Day weekend in City of Rocks exploring, camping, and climbing with some of my good friends.  The geology is unique and the climbing is fantastic.



Friday pm:  
Theater of Shadows, 5.7 sport, 4 pitches - Steinfell's Dome (CoR warm-up with Kayte)
*Wheat Thin, 5.7 trad, 1 pitch - Elephant Rock (Kayte and I)
*Columbian Crack, 5.7+ trad, 1 pitch - Elephant Rock (Kayte and I)

Saturday: 
*Intruding Dike, 5.7 trad, 1 pitch, Bloody Fingers Corridor (morning climb w/Heather, Greg, Kayte)
Pure Pleasure, 5.6 trad, 1 pitch, Window Rock (afternoon climb with Ryan, Charlotte, Greg, Kayte)
Juniper Jam, 5.6 trad, 1 pitch, Window Rock (afternoon climb with Ryan, Charlotte, Greg, Kayte)
*Twist and Crawl, 5.8 R trad/sport, 1 pitch, Super Hits - Bloody Fingers (KD, KB, DS, Greg)
Mystery Achievement, 5.7 R sport, 1 pitch, Super Hits - Bloody Fingers (KD, KB, DS, Greg)

Sunday:
Eastside Groove, 5.6 trad, 2 pitches - Bath Rock (early morning climb with Greg and Luke)
Wheat Thin, 5.7 trad, 1 pitch - Elephant Rock (repeat with Luke)
Snack Break, 5.10a trad/sport, 1 pitch - Owl Rock (afternoon climb w/Luke, Hilary, Greg, Dani, Keri, Kayte)
Snack Break Direct, 5.8+ trad/sport, 1 pitch - Owl Rock (Luke, Hilary, Greg, Dani, Keri, Kayte)
Soap on a Rope, 5.7R trad, 1 pitch - Bath Rock (sunset climb with Dani and Kayte)
Cowboy, 5.5 trad, 1 pitch - Bath Rock (night climb with Luke)

Monday am:
*Skyline, 5.8 trad, 1 pitch, Morning Glory Spire (Hilary, Luke, Greg)
Delay of Game, 5.8 sport, 1 pitch, Park Lot Rock - West (Hilary, Luke, Greg)

3 days. 20 pitches. 13 leads. 

* = favorite routes