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Andy Approaching the First Belay
Andy towards the end of the first pitch of Quadratic Equation on Fo. Fi and Bear Canyon in the background. Boulder, Colorado, July 2007.


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rpcgreat shot!


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& love the color of the rock - like some of the stuff at Smith!
Posted Jul 18, 2007 4:19 pm

brentaRe: great shot!


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Thanks! The rock is sandstone of the Fountain formation. The rocks of that formation found around Boulder--Flatirons and Eldo--are "fortified" by a hard potassium feldspar. The color is partly due to Hematite.
Posted Jul 18, 2007 5:32 pm

rpcRe: great shot!


Voted 10/10

that was going to be my guess :)
Posted Jul 18, 2007 5:53 pm

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brentaSubmitted by brenta
on Jul 18, 2007 4:03 pm

Image ID: 313631
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Lat/Lon: 39.97371°N / 105.29145°W
Object Title: Andy Approaching the First Belay

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing