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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Trench Warfare

V5 6C (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Found my own techie beta. Really nice line!

Nov 14, 2014

Ken's Super Slab

V5 6C (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Footwork is key. Super techie but hard to grade because it's a slab.

Nov 9, 2014

Anti-Gravity

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

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

Best of its grade in the area. Lots of attempts but went pretty smooth in the end

Oct 26, 2014

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+ PG13 (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

SCARY!......But stoked!

Aug 18, 2013

Malaria

V4 6B (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Nice line - had to campus the finish

Aug 18, 2013

Malaria Low

V5 6C (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Calabogie Bouldering

Low start is awkward. Nice line though - makes the whole thing go well together

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

Louise classique

V6 7A (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Louise Boulder

The best problem at Val David imo.

Jul 13, 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

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

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

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

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 : ... : Quarantine Area & Outbreak ...

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 (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

Flight Attendant

V4 6B (1 p) 

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

Did the sit start (V7)

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

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

Soul Slinger

V9 7C (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Cave Area

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

Thin Fingers

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

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

Mar 23, 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

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