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Member Since: Aug 20, 2004
Last Visit: Oct 17, 2014
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Pointy Little Devil

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Shakers

Climbed in mist that turned into light rain as I got closer to the top.

Jun 6, 2014

Conn Route

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (2 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Dire Spire

Followed Tregge. No bolt on P2??!

Jun 15, 2013

Garfield Goes To Washington

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : White House Wall

Followed Jay. Beautiful day.

Jun 15, 2013

Evergreen

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Pine Tree Rock

TR. Excellent route. All the holds are there, esp. for tall people.

Jun 14, 2013

Durrance

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach

With Mark K. Linked pitches, direct finish. Off track on descent. That sucked.

Apr 27, 2013

Bowling Alley- aka Durrance approach route

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach

Wasn't too bad.

Apr 27, 2013

Lost Face Overhangs I & II

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Lost Face Area

TR with Tregge. YEAH!

Aug 18, 2012

Cleos Needle-Southwest Rib

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Cleopatra's Needle

Followed Tregge, with Rebekah. Sweet!

Aug 18, 2012

Betty

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

Went straight up after P1 instead of fussing with the chimney stuff. Great climb!

Jul 27, 2012

High Exposure

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Hard for the grade. Greasy after the roof. Great position tho. Wissner was bad ass.

Jul 26, 2012

Bunny

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Climbed to the top but returned to the first belay to communicate better. rapped from there.

Jul 25, 2012

Horseman

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Awesome! Did it in one long pitch. After you turn the corner the moves are amazing.

Jul 25, 2012

Old Man's Route

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (3 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

With Rebekah. After Ecstasy Jr. Was tired didn't summit.

Jul 10, 2012

Ecstasy Junior

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (2 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

With R. Very challenging. Old school grade for sure.

Jul 10, 2012

Second Hand Rose Arete

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Hornets Nest

good

Jun 3, 2012

Conn Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a PG13 (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Sickle

Followed Tregge and Jay. Good fun!

Oct 1, 2011

The Buttonhole

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : The Buttonhole

Great fun, I climbed all over it.

Oct 1, 2011

International Chimney

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R (3 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire Three

Rebekah and I climbed on our 7th Anniversary. Saw Andy, Britton, and X. Lovely!

Sep 11, 2011

Conn Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Aquarium Rock

With Jay and Rebekah. Left my shoes, led in Chaco's. Sucked.

Aug 6, 2011

East Face (Standard)

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (8 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : Third Flatiron

Rebekah and Jason. Led, simul-climbed the last few pitches. Fun!

Aug 5, 2011

Sprire Four

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire Four

Followed Tregge, made it thru the wormhole!

Jun 23, 2011

East Chimney Variation

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Station 13

Followed Tregge. Amazing!

Jun 23, 2011

Spire One East Chimney

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire One

Followed Tregge. Killer squeeze chimney, everything else rocked.

Jun 23, 2011

Hitching Post

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Hitching Post

Led with Jason L and Rebekah. Fun getting back into it.

Jun 12, 2011

Moonlight Rib

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : The Fan

Led with Jason L and Rebekah. Spooky! It's been a while...

Jun 12, 2011

Solar Slab Gully

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (5 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Solar Slab - Lower Tier

Led with Shantan! Fun, harder than 5.3

Oct 27, 2010

Armatron

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Brownstone Wall

Climbed with Jay, Matt and Tregge. Amazing route.

Oct 25, 2010

Great Red Book

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Great Red Book Rock

Led both Pitches with Matt. Exhilerating!

Oct 24, 2010

Solar Slab

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (9 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Solar Slab - Upper Tier

a Blast! Didn't do the whole thing tho...

Oct 23, 2010

God's Own Drunk

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Khayyam Spire

Followed Tregge, Matt, Jay, and Steve. FUn!

Jul 23, 2010

Tee The Ball

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Someone Else's Peg

Climbed with Jason L. I traversed all over the place once I got to the bolts. Very fun.

Jul 5, 2009

Bolts for Bob

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Borneo

Climbed with Brent K. early in the morning. The feldspar is slippery.

Jul 20, 2008

Second Hand Rose Arete

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Hornets Nest

Climbed with Jason L. and Daymon. Led it in my approach shoes.

Jul 20, 2008

Lead Fillings

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Child's Molar

Climbed with Brent K. A fantastic morning.

Jul 20, 2008

East Face

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire Two

Climbed with Jay and Chris. Chris led. Awesome route.

Jun 30, 2008

Durrance

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach

Fantastic October day. Climbed with Jim S. Saw Conrad Anker on the way down. Too Cool.

Oct 28, 2007

Conn Route

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : King Pin

pumpfest. a good route.

Aug 18, 2007

Standard Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Queen Pin

pumpfest. a good climb.

Aug 18, 2007

Upper Exum Ridge

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (12 p) 

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

Mark S. and I. Linked from Lower Exum. Cold, windy, tiring. CTC.

Aug 4, 2007

Lower Exum Ridge

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

Mark S. and I. Cold, windy. Car to car. Tiring.

Aug 4, 2007

Conn Diagonal

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Outer Outlet

Met up w/Daymon. Swapped leads. Lot's o' fun!

Aug 1, 2007

Wiessner Chimney

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Inner Outlet

mark s. led, i followed. we sent a large rock tumbling down the chimney.

Jul 15, 2007

Goldstone's Riddle

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Riddle

climbed with rebekah. neither of us were feeling well, but it was still fun!

Jul 4, 2007

R7 - Throwing Stones

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : The Big Gash

A super hot day, but it was cool in The Big Gash. A tough lead.

Jun 23, 2007

Quickbeam

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Fanghorn Hills

A pretty good climb. I liked it.

May 13, 2007

Enting

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Fanghorn Hills

A great route! Once the seam ends, the holds are huge!

May 13, 2007

Hrum Hroom

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Fanghorn Hills

A fun climb. Enjoyable all the way!

May 13, 2007

Needle's Eye

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Needle's Eye

5.9 A0. Elvis leg and a one-biner quickdraw made me grab the sling at the last bolt. FUN!

Apr 29, 2007

Hitching Post

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Hitching Post

was sweet. really enjoyable climbing. Jeff, Adam, Me.

Apr 29, 2007

Shark's Breath

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Sharks Fin

Good fun. The friction section was sweet.

Apr 15, 2007

Four Little Fishies

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Aquarium Rock

On-sight, baby. The confidence is high now.

Apr 14, 2007

Weird Water

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Middle Marker

Going bolt-to-bolt is cirtainly harder. Heady, but fun.

Mar 18, 2007

Physical Graffiti

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Riding Hood Wall

is good, yes. harder than 5.6.

Feb 16, 2007

Cat in the Hat

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (6 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Mescalito

Feb 15, 2007

Electric Koolaid

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Magic Bus

Feb 14, 2007

Great Red Book

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Great Red Book Rock

Feb 14, 2007

Technicolor Sunrise

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Magic Bus

Feb 14, 2007

Silk Panties

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Panty Wall

Feb 13, 2007

Sacred Undergarment Squeeze Job

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Panty Wall

Feb 13, 2007

Boxer Rebellion

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Panty Wall

Feb 13, 2007

Neon Sunset

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Magic Bus

Feb 13, 2007

Boxcars and Airplanes

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Sharkstooth

A fun little climb. The crux was traversing after the nut placement. (or was there a bolt after?)

Nov 18, 2006

Conn Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Aquarium Rock

A sweet November day! I led and Mike K followed. I learned a lot about anchors. Yar!

Nov 5, 2006

Garfield Goes To Washington

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : White House Wall

Led 5.6 P1 and P2. Mark led P3. A beautiful day, hot really.

Oct 1, 2006

Goldline

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Goldline

Climbed from top rope set up from White Line.

Sep 24, 2006

White Line

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Goldline

Followed Mike K's lead again. Sweet route, really fun.

Sep 24, 2006

Owen Spalding

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

Rebekah and I camped at the meadows. It took us a long time.

Aug 12, 2006

Conn Route

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (2 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Dire Spire

Climbed this with Mark K. I led the P1. Mark got spooked leading P2, so I finished. Crappy bolts.

Jul 18, 2006

Solitaire

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Borneo

woohoo! this was sweet!

Jul 16, 2006

Skin to Win

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Reef 1

sweep the reef 3

Jul 1, 2006

Old Number 8

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Reef 1

sweep the reef 2

Jul 1, 2006

Way Cool Junior

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Reef 1

sweep the reef-1

Jul 1, 2006

Star Dancer

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Middle Marker

not the fist time, but a great time!

May 28, 2006

Dirty Earnie

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Bull Rock

My first flash.

Apr 7, 2006

Gossamer

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Picture Window

totally fun.

Nov 12, 2005

South Tower Conn Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire Four

Followed this with Nopola and his MN friends before his wdding. Hard, but Good Times.

Sep 3, 2005

Kamps Crack (Classic Crack)

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Inner Outlet

My first trad lead. I ran it out. It was fun.

Jun 20, 2005

Goat Skin

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

SD : Mount Rushmore National Mem... : ... : Meat Counter

My first sport lead. It was exciting, I reckon

Apr 23, 2005

Sprire Four

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (2 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Spire Four

Gulley approach. There was still ice in the chimney, and I couldn't fit through the wormhole.

Apr 20, 2005