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Member Since: Jan 2, 2007
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Point Rank: # 27
Total Points: 10,064
Last Year: 2,315
Last 30 Days: 160
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

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Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

No one else in the Canyon today. Beautiful.

Oct 12, 2014

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Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Traverse left?? The route goes straight up and right around the bulge.

Oct 6, 2014

K

5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Nice movement, well protected, thoughtful crux.

Sep 28, 2014

I

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun! You're pulling on a pocket on almost every move. Very clean.

Jun 20, 2014

Gorgeous

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mt. Gorgeous

Jeffrey, Pam, and I enjoyed a peaceful ascent away from the crowds.

Jun 24, 2013

Barndoor Arete

V2 5+ (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : X3 Boulder

Definitely requires good core strength and daft footwork to fight the barn door.

Jun 12, 2013

Last Dance

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Saddle Peak

Fun opening move. The routes cleaning up.

May 19, 2013

Xeno Dance

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Saddle Peak

Fun, thoughtful moves. The traverse is cleaning up. Nice and long.

May 19, 2013

Basilisk Fang

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : The Rad Cliff

Ditto....for what Kristi D said.

Mar 26, 2013

Upevil

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Bovine Dome

With Joe, Megan, and Pam. Still a grand adventure.

Feb 20, 2013

And Grooving Was Grooving

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Zippy Rock

Good clean fun. Really enjoyed those creative flared jams in the grooves.

Feb 17, 2013

Casey at the Bat

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Easy Street

A fine winter day at Echo Cliffs. Had the place to ourselves.

Dec 27, 2012

Golden Years

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Easy Street

Fun, well protected

Dec 27, 2012

Babe Ruth

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Easy Street

Fun, well protected. Clean dispite being neglected.

Dec 27, 2012

Wet Bush

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Left Flank

Great route with technical face moves below the overlap.

Dec 9, 2012

Bushwhacked

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Left Flank

Great warm sunny winter morning at Echo Cliffs.

Dec 9, 2012

The Sumac Route

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Left Flank

Great sunny winter, almost too hot.

Dec 9, 2012

Goldline

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Great day. No one on Hyperion Slab.

Nov 10, 2012

Endymion

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

The hangers all spin. This needs a hardware upgrade soon.

Nov 10, 2012

Aenea

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Awesome day. Not another soul on Hyperion Slab.

Nov 10, 2012

Amarillo By Morning

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Pam & Ben. Awesome day and great steep route.

Nov 10, 2012

She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Pam & Ben. Watched the BMX'rs build ramps and jump off boulders.

Nov 10, 2012

Block/Gully Var.

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Saddle Peak

It's a bit confusing to sort out the a the bottom, until you reach the blocks.

Aug 27, 2012

Boneyard

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Fun route to do in the AM before the sun & heat arrive.

Aug 8, 2012

Boneyard

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Great afternoon at Texas Canyon.

Jul 13, 2012

Slotterhouse

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Great moves on warm stone on a late summer evening at Texas Canyon.

Jul 13, 2012

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Super fun thin moves at the top.

Jul 13, 2012

Amarillo By Morning

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Nice climb to complete an afternoon at Texas Canyon, as the sun sets.

Jul 13, 2012

Black Tide

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Left Flank

Sweet line. Nice moves, well protected, clean and shady.

Jun 16, 2012

I

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Wonderful pockets & well protected. Thoughtful crux.

May 6, 2012

Agua Negro

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun moves on pockets of all sizes.

May 6, 2012

She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Fun moves on nice pockets over the bulge to an exiting slab finish.

May 6, 2012

South Bowl

Mod. Snow (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mount San Antonio/ Mt. Bald...

Sophie bagged her 5th ascent. Two laps from Manker Flats, for an 8,000ft day, according to C. Owen.

Mar 31, 2012

South Bowl

Mod. Snow (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mount San Antonio/ Mt. Bald...

Great conditions, ahead of a storm. Sophie's (3-legged wonder dog) 4th ascent & 148th for me.

Mar 24, 2012

Stinger

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : The Grotto

Stinger is a great moderate, with a high crux.

Feb 26, 2012

Orang-O-Tang

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .,

Sweet orange pocketed rock. Cleaning up nicely.

Feb 5, 2012

Amarillo By Morning

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Great day at Texas Canyon. Amarillo by Morning is cleaning up nicely with traffic.

Feb 5, 2012

Hyperion

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Great sunny weather with no other parties at the crag. Some hunters & dirtbikers tearing up the area.

Jan 22, 2012

Tethys

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ".

Linked P1 & P2 for a great long pitch, during a major wind event.

Jan 7, 2012

Amarillo By Morning

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Climbed 'Amarillo' with Cory.

Dec 29, 2011

Yellow Rose of Texas

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Fun moves and an exciting pull over the bulge. Climbed it with Cory. Great adventure. Well protected.

Dec 29, 2011

Endymion

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Nice climb, with a long reach to a large pocket and pull over the bulge. The bolts need replacement.

Dec 29, 2011

Hyperion

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

1st pitch with Mike and Jeffrey. Awesome weather and many parties on Hyperion Slab.

Dec 26, 2011

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Sustained and thoughtful moves. Thin at the top.

Dec 24, 2011

The Green Mile

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Great for running laps. Steep and pumpy on awesome pockets to a crux on small features.

Dec 24, 2011

Spider's Line

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Cold in The Canyon with 40 mph wind gusts. A great adventure on the summit.

Dec 22, 2011

Hyperion

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Awesome weather. Climbed P1 and rapped to the Goldline anchor and down with a single rope.

Dec 18, 2011

Amarillo By Morning

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Fun moves with a sustained sequential crux on beyond vertical rock.

Dec 18, 2011

She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Fun in the sun. Well protected with thoughtful moves. Harder than Goldline & Hyperion.

Dec 18, 2011

Yellow Rose of Texas

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Well protected, mostly moderate moves, except the pull over the left end of the roof. Great route.

Dec 18, 2011

The Green Mile

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Fun. Steep and pumpy on great pockets. Gets thin near the top.

Dec 18, 2011

Boneyard

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ,

Ascents by Chris Savage, Scott, Chris Owen, Pam Neal, and Ben Chapman.

Nov 27, 2011

Baldy Ski Hut

V0- 4- (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mount San Antonio/ Mt. Bald...

Feels more like 5.4

Oct 15, 2011

Acme Top Rope Wall

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun, with numerous user friendly pockets.

Oct 7, 2011

Agua Negro

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun in the sun.

Oct 1, 2011

Tethys

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : ".

Fun 1st pitch, tightened down the nut on the 6th bolt. 2nd pitch is easy, but loose.

Oct 1, 2011

Spider's Line

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Solo. Routes cleaning up a bit. It was misting, so added to the adventure. No one else in the canyon.

Sep 25, 2011

Silent but Deadly

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Pixie Rock

Silent but Deadly is a great route. Clean, steep, & well protected.

Sep 21, 2011

Indirect Action

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : High Desert : ... : Indirect Crag

Great rock. The texture is like wood. The 4th time we've done this fine route.

Sep 18, 2011

T

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun climb. Long and steep on the upper portion. Careful, many large holds come off.

Sep 10, 2011

T

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun climb, thought provoking getting to the large depression and traversing past the double bolts.

Sep 10, 2011

Spider's Line

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Solo. Fun. 1st pitch is steeper & well protected. 2nd pitch is low angle & chossy.

Jul 7, 2011

Goldline

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Roped solo. A very hot day. Take lots of water.

Jul 2, 2011

Lichanvura Trivirgata

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Conan's Corridor

Fun fiction, but grainy. 1st bolt missing and hanger for the 3rd bolt gone.Still felt 5.10a/b on TR.

Jun 26, 2011

Goldline

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Roped Solo. Not too runout. Lots of bolt & anchor possibilities if you meander. Long & fun.

Jun 15, 2011

Agua Negro

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Fun moves on well polished pockets. Loomis did a nice job with the anchor placement.

May 22, 2011

Spider's Line

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : .

Interesting circuitous line. Lots of anchors up there. Could use a little consolidation.

Apr 24, 2011

Aenea

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

Interesting moves. 2nd bolt is too low, and 3rd too high and extremely hard to clip.

Jan 8, 2011

Goldline

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : '

1st pitch anchor upgraded with 2-ring Fixe anchor.

Jan 8, 2011

Prodigal Son

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Hueco Wall

Steep & pumpy. Fun

Jan 3, 2011

Gin Fizz

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Circle Crag

Better as a solo, then the R protection rating is insignificant.

Dec 18, 2010

Linear Fracture Traverse

V2-3 5+ (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Hueco Boulder

Sep 16, 2007

Thin Crack

V0 4 (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : U - Boulder

Great problem.

Oct 9, 2005

Giant Step

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Main Slab

Oct 15, 2000

Kwanku Dai

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Main Slab

FA

Apr 10, 1997

Edge of Doom

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Arid Piles - Northwest Face

Thanks Bob, the bolts looked sketchy back in 1990.

Oct 6, 1990

Sunshine Daydream

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : The Sundeck

Apr 9, 1990

Love at First Bite

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Castle Rock - North Side

Excellent fun!

May 20, 1987

Box Canyon Crack

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Jaime's Rock

FA: Ben Chapman, Jaime Lara, Sue Ann Murray, and Dick Seward

Apr 5, 1986

Turtle Dome Crack

V0 4 (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Turtle Dome

Haney Overhang is so much better

Apr 15, 1985

Triangle Face

V1 5 PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Triangle Boulders

Nice crisp edges

Oct 13, 1983

Isosceles

V1+ 5 X (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Triangle Boulders

Solo.

Oct 13, 1983

Kautz Glacier

WI2-3 (1 p) 

WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Rainier

1st of 16 Mt. Rainier trips. With Dave Tollakson, Rayne Motheral, Geno Echevarria, & Greg Diest.

Jun 23, 1983

Edger Sanction

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Main Slab

May 20, 1983

Black Gnat

V3 6A (1 p) 

CA : Inland Empire : ... : Pink Boulder

Feb 18, 1983

Alf's Arete

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : IRS Wall

great moves with nice exposure at the crux.

Nov 30, -0001