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Twisted By Design

V5 6C (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Thought it was over after the first hard move - boy was I wrong. Decent problem...

Aug 4, 2014

Good Vibrations

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Left Rib aka "Copacabana"

Really technical. Precision footwork, delicate arete to a mantle roof thing. 12b imo...

Jul 24, 2014

Gatineau Special

V6 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Bicep buster - really powerful opening move. Could be V7 elsewhere...

Jun 15, 2014

The Bullfighter's Friend

V3-4 6A+ (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Very nice moves. Not sure which variation I did but both are superb.

Jun 1, 2014

Smooth Shrimp

V5-6 6C+ (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Buttocks/Smooth Shrimp Boul...

Fingers were getting shredded on it but sent at the end of the day. Nice traverse.

May 24, 2014

Go Granny Go

V5 6C (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Grandma Peabody Boulder

One of the best V5's in the country imo. Benchmark for the grade for the area.

May 21, 2014

Iron Man Traverse

V4 6B (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Iron Man Boulder

FINALLY! World's hardest V4. Fuck that heel-hook shit....

May 12, 2014

Cascade Falls

WI3-4 (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Orient Bay (Ice)

Led the right hand side - solid grade 4 this year....

Feb 22, 2014

Howard Carter SDS

V6- 7A (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Tut Boulder

Painful holds. Grit and bear it. I thought it was a pile at first but the moves were actually cool

Nov 20, 2013

Combustion

V7 7A+ PG13 (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : La Bleue

Did it just at the end of the day, totally thrashed. Amazing, proud line....

Oct 12, 2013

Fais-moi mal Johnny

V6 7A R (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Upper Louise

Big, Burly, Bold. Best problem I have done all year...

Sep 29, 2013

The Fastest Gun

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (4 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face

Onsighted the whole way! Led P1, P3 and P4, followed P2. Scary, Sandbagged and Brilliant all in one!

Aug 25, 2013

The Survivalist

V4-5 6B+ R (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

SCARY!......But stoked!

Aug 18, 2013

Malaria

V4-5 6B+ (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Nice line - had to campus the finish

Aug 18, 2013

Pieta di Roma

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under

Should have flashed - used wrong beta

Aug 11, 2013

The Sadomasochist

V7+ 7A+ (1 p) 

VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : Wheaties Boulder

Tried back in 2012 but didn't finish. This time it went. Love this line - it's a real squeezer

Aug 5, 2013

Brutus

V8 7B (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Elizabeth Boulder

First V8 in 5 years! Great line, powerful but I found the beta that worked for me : )

Jul 13, 2013

Louise classique

V6 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Louise Boulder

The best problem at Val David imo.

Jul 13, 2013

Your Wife

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under

Everyone loves Your Wife! No seriously.... Big moves between decent holds.

May 26, 2013

Sausages

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under

Good warm up but rather pumpy given its short length

May 26, 2013

The Price of Business

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Twin Ribs, Down Under

Felt almost a hard as Your Wife

May 26, 2013

Party All the Time

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Fern Point - Party Buttress

Flash - Beautiful! DO THIS LINE....

Apr 13, 2013

Super Sharp Shooter

V6+ 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Old Country

Sent after straining tendon on the last day of climbing for me in 2012. Smiled on my way home

Oct 17, 2012

Life O'Reilly

V6+ 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Central

This line is perfect - every move is subtle, delicate and powerful all in one. Do this line!

Oct 11, 2012

Sibishi

V6 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Bizzaro World

Was a nice day with my wife. I meditated after I sent, contemplating my new life in Canada...

Oct 7, 2012

They Saved Hitler's Brain

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13 (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : B-Movie Wall

Thin, sharp and rather painful in the cold...

Oct 6, 2012

Blood Beach

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : B-Movie Wall

Was supposed to be my warmup but wound up being my project. Very pumpy...

Sep 25, 2012

On The Loose

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : The Spider's Web

Harder than TR for sure. Prepare to feel queezy and cotton-mouthed at the top of this one!

May 19, 2012

TR

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : The Spider's Web

My first 5.10 crack in the Dacks - glad to have done it at the Web. Tricky, pumpy, sustained...

May 19, 2012

The Sting

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Poke-O-Moonshine Main Face

awesome stuff though I was a little jittery on the lead (first lead of the day)

May 13, 2012

Nurse's Aid

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

This is the boldest trad route I have ever led. Had so much focus - almost a zen state.

Apr 29, 2012

Let's Make A Deal

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Thunder Buttress

Last day of our trip to the new. I was so exhausted that I didn't even care that I redpointed it.

Apr 7, 2012

Disturbance

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Genocide Cave

Toprope flashed it. I don't know why I didn't lead it first - probably wasn't expecting to flash

Apr 6, 2012

Feng Shui

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Head Wall

By far the best 12a I have done. Really everyone capable of the grade should do this line...

Apr 4, 2012

Progress

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Carcass Crag

Did it as a warm up

Mar 24, 2012

The Classic One

V5 6C (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : Outbreak Area

Kept switching up my beta - very aesthetic line and movement

Mar 11, 2012

Hot Shot

WI4 (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

My best lead yet I would argue - 6 srews in 50 feet of near vertical. Best of its grade around

Jan 8, 2012

Modern Times

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Perfect indian summer fall day. Awesome exposure coming out the roof! Will do again for sure....

Nov 20, 2011

Beyond

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : 82 Crag

Crimps just keep coming and coming on this one. Feels more like 12c to me but hey it's Vermont!

Oct 16, 2011

Crusty By Nature

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : 82 Crag

May 7, 2011

Positive Thinking

WI5 (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Poke-O-Moonshine

Followed the second crux pitch clean. First pitch my crampons popped off twice!

Jan 15, 2011

Ice Slot

WI4- (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

Sketchy lead - a little more scary than Hot Shot - dodgy dihedral

Jan 8, 2011

Get It On

5.12c/d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Main Cliff Right

This route deserves more traffic. At least as good as Venus. Crimpy, cruxy, sustained and technical

Nov 21, 2010

Worthless Stud

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Carcass Crag

Did it first go on second day tried. Burly roof climbing followed by balancy face moves. Four stars!

Oct 23, 2010

The Kind

V5 6C (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Emerald Lake

Great line with a bold topout. 2nd try, nearly flashed but used wrong beta

Aug 23, 2010

Arms Reduction

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : 82 Crag

HARD! Starting raining at the end, holds were slick. A struggle for sure but well worth it

May 16, 2010

The Politics of Dancing

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : 82 Crag

I did this route as a warm up to Arms Reduction. It was a bit more adventure than I had anticipated

Apr 3, 2010

Standard Route

WI3+ (2 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Standard Route Area

First ice lead ever with Steph Sharp. Superb line...

Dec 19, 2009

Eye of the Cougar

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Bolton Quarry

FA. Psyched!

Oct 14, 2009

Anxious

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Bolton Quarry

Nice to get the FA

Sep 12, 2009

Off Night

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Bolton Quarry

Yikes! Crimpy!

May 16, 2009

The Doggfather

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : 82 Crag

Sooooo Psyched!

Oct 15, 2008

The Cat's Ass

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Bolton Quarry

Felt really good to get it. Humid day if I recall...

Sep 6, 2008

Alternative Power

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

VT : Bolton Area : Carcass Crag

Jul 19, 2008

Captain Fingers

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Apocalypse Walls

Crimpy

Sep 4, 2007

Shock Therapy

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Pulse Wall

Aug 25, 2007

Apocalypse Later

5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Apocalypse Walls

Great line

Aug 7, 2007

Flying Hawaiian

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Waimea

Onsighted. Holy smokes!

Jun 8, 2007

Under the Milky Way

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Long Wall

slick

Mar 14, 2007

The Green Egg (aka "Green Mountain Gringo")

V6- 7A PG13 (1 p) 

VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : Green Cave

Flashed it. Very stoked.

Sep 2, 2006

Kundalini

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Bonsai

Sweet line. Another bouldery rumney classic

Jul 15, 2006

Doja

V7 7A+ (1 p) 

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Forest

May 30, 2006

Hang It Out To Dry

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

WA : Exit 32 / Little Si : World Wall

May 11, 2006

Rainy Day Woman

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

WA : Exit 32 / Little Si : World Wall

Found a nice little rest mid crux. 5.11d for sure

Apr 15, 2006

The Gleaner

V6-7 7A+ (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gleaner Boulder

It all comes down to the drop-knee on this one if I recall

Mar 5, 2006

Atari

V6+ 7A R (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Atari Area

A real struggle to get this as I Got shut down on it my first trip to Bishop. Nice to get it to go.

Mar 4, 2006

Flight Attendant

V4 6B (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Flight Attendant Rock

Did the sit start (V7)

Feb 27, 2006

Flight Attendant (sit)

V7 7A+ (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Flight Attendant Rock

The sit start really makes this line flow better and worth doing. Just my 2 cents

Feb 27, 2006

White Rastafarian

V3 6A R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : White Rastafarian Boulder

Wow is all I can say

Jan 2, 2006

Anubis

V7 7A+ (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Grand Wall Boulders

Not bad for a two-move wonder problem

Jul 23, 2005

Ares God of War

V8 7B (1 p) 

WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : ... : Clearcut

Very aesthetic line

May 10, 2005

Checkerboard

V7-8 7B (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Checkerboard Area

Did this back in 2005 on a spring break trip. Did the stand start not the low start. Amazing!

Mar 23, 2005

High Plains Drifter

V6-7 7A+ (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Drifter/Smoking Boulder

Mar 12, 2005

Soul Slinger

V9 7C (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Cave Area

Mar 23, 2004

Green Wall Center

V6 7A (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Green Wall Boulder

Did it with slimy hands from using suntan lotion

Mar 23, 2004

Slobadon

V5 6C (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Front Boulder

Flashed it way back in the day. Really nice moves on this one...

Nov 8, 2003

Bottom Feeder

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : Waimea

Sep 1, 2003

Change of Heart

V6-7 7A+ (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Drifter/Smoking Boulder

Went quicker than I thought. Pretty much comes down to one move if I recall correctly...

Mar 23, 2003

Disco Diva

V8 7B (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Happy Boulder

Big toss

Jan 1, 2003

Terrorist

V6 7A (1 p) 

NH : Pawtuckaway : ... : The Storm Boulders

Aug 12, 2002

The Impossible Problem

V8 7B (1 p) 

VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : Backyard Boulder

painful but worth it. went on to dial this problem but can't seem to do it these days

Jul 8, 2002

The Dirty Job

V7-8 7B (1 p) 

VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : The Guiness Traverse Boulde...

Screamed like a mf'er to get the FA

Jun 29, 2002

Arrested Development

V5 6C (1 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Forestland Boulders

Long time ago...

Oct 7, 2001

Boomerang

V6 7A (1 p) 

VT : Smugglers Notch : ... : The Asteroid

Thought I had the FA, Bill beat me by a day

Aug 25, 2001

This Monkey's Gone to Heaven

V7+ 7A+ (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Apron Boulders

The end of a long summer I spent in BC. Amazing line - best of it's grade in Squamish.

Aug 16, 2001

The Flingus Cling

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Petrifying Wall

My first 5.12 and a fine one at that

Aug 8, 2001

Lounge Act

V6 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Grand Wall Boulders

We are talking waaaay back when. Really nice line though - me likey crimps...

Apr 14, 2001

Birdie Party

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Seconded the first pitch but led through the roof on gear onsight. Great line, a bit wandery though.

Mar 23, 2001

Thin Fingers

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

Mar 23, 2001

JBMFP

V5 6C (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : JBMF Boulder

Back in the day I sent this.

Jan 2, 2001

Hueco Wall

V6 7A (1 p) 

CA : San Francisco Bay : ... : The Magoos

Dec 25, 2000

Arizona Cowgirl

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

WY : Wild Iris : ... : Rode Hard Wall

waaaaay back when...

Jun 20, 2000