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Member Since: Feb 28, 2011
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, 260M

AI1 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

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

Took the Mixed Steps variation because the last +/-200' was bone dry.

Feb 23, 2013

Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, 260M

AI1 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

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

Low snowpack at the top of the route made for a very interesting solo. Luckily no rockfall though.

Jan 13, 2013

Bolt Ladder

C0 (2 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : El Cajon Mountain Quarry

First pitch

May 19, 2012

The Mountaineer's Route

3rd 1- 1 I M 1a Mod. Snow (1 p) 

CA : High Sierra : Mt. Whitney

FUN

Jan 14, 2012

Bat Hooks Gone Wild

C2+ (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : El Cajon Mountain Quarry

Nov 26, 2011

Bishops Terrace

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Church Bowl

Sep 22, 2011

After Six

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Sep 18, 2010

Haley's Comet

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Sep 18, 2010

After Seven

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Sep 18, 2010

Royal Arches

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b (15 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Royal Arches

Made it up to P6.

Sep 17, 2010

Great White Book

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b R (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Stately Pleasure Dome

Jul 24, 2010

Regular Route

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (12 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Fairview Dome

CLASSIC! A repeat I intend to do every time I'm in Tuolumne.

Jul 15, 2010

Crescent Arch

5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a (6 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : DAFF Dome

Very challenging and fun.

Jul 13, 2010

Munginella

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five Open Books

Plenty of variations.

Jun 10, 2010

Regular Route (Higher Cathedral Spire)

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (4 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Higher Cathedral Spire

Had to bail off P3.

Jun 6, 2010

Mariah

5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Not a fan...

May 22, 2010

Manana

5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b (2 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Feb 20, 2010

Skyline Arete

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Jan 23, 2010

Leonids

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (3 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Jan 9, 2010

Hangman's Climb

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Jan 24, 2009

Meteor

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (4 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Jan 10, 2009

Leonids

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (3 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Nov 2, 2008

South Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c R (6 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Stately Pleasure Dome

Aug 22, 2008

As the Crow Flies

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Feb 9, 2008

Skyline Arete

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Oct 14, 2007

Buffalo Brothers

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (2 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Blue Sky Wall

Oct 13, 2007

Nutcracker

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Great route, ugly formation.

Aug 9, 2007

Mission Control

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Apr 28, 2007

Bright Eyes

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (2 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Blue Sky Wall

Apr 14, 2007

Ramp

5.5 4b 13 IV+ MS 4a (4 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Blue Sky Wall

Mar 24, 2007

Chicken Heart

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Mar 17, 2007

The Ramp

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Jan 6, 2007

Vawter's Dihedral

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Very fun.

Dec 16, 2006

Aqualunge

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Dec 16, 2006

The Grack - Center

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (3 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Glacier Point Apron

Lotsa runouts.

Aug 31, 2006

Direct North Buttress (DNB)

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b (17 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Middle Cathedral Rock

Aug 30, 2006

Pine Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : El Capitan Base Routes

Such clean granite.

Aug 30, 2006

After Six

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Aug 29, 2006

After Seven

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

Aug 29, 2006

East Buttress

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b (12 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Lower Cathedral Rock

Aug 28, 2006

Southeast Buttress

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Cathedral Peak

Great views, easy climbing.

May 20, 2006

West Country

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (4 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Stately Pleasure Dome

Fun with good exposure and great protection.

May 19, 2006

Skyline Face

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

May 13, 2006

West Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : DAFF Dome

Fun and quick.

May 7, 2006

The Tower

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Mar 18, 2006

Moby Dick

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : El Capitan Base Routes

Sep 5, 2005

The Ramp

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Sep 4, 2005

Royal Arches

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b (15 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Royal Arches

Very crowded!

Sep 4, 2005

Nutcracker

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Jun 11, 2005

Chicken fart

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Apr 23, 2005

Mighty Monger

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Very fun lead, challenging variation.

Mar 12, 2005

The Trauma

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Feb 26, 2005

Leonids

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (3 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Feb 13, 2005

Robbins Crack

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Robbins Boulder

A San Diego classic!

Feb 12, 2005

The Tower

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Sep 4, 2004

Secret Storm

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a (2 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Camp 4 Wall

Fun!

Aug 15, 2004

Lancelot

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Camp 4 Wall

Loose.

Aug 13, 2004

Five and Dime

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five and Dime Cliff

Hard!

Aug 12, 2004

Keystone Corner

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five and Dime Cliff

Great climb.

Aug 12, 2004

The Owl Bypass

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Owl

Incredible!

Jul 4, 2004

Northwest Buttress

5.3 3+ 10 III VD 3a (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Tenaya Peak

Incredible views!

Jul 3, 2004

The Dike Route

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pywiak Dome

Fun mixed climbing, bolts are spaced a bit far on the faces.

Jul 2, 2004

Turkey Chute

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Limbo Area

Fun features.

Jun 12, 2004

Summit Cave Route

4th 1 2 I M 1b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : Lawson Peak

May 22, 2004

Summit Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : Lawson Peak

May 22, 2004

After Six

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

May 16, 2004

After Seven

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Manure Pile Buttress (aka R...

May 14, 2004

The Owl

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

May 8, 2004

General Dynamics

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

May 8, 2004

The Shoulder

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : The Roof Area

Apr 24, 2004

Skyline Arete

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Apr 24, 2004

Butthole Express

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : The Y Crack Area

Apr 24, 2004

The Y Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : The Y Crack Area

Apr 24, 2004

MTV

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Eagles Peak Area

Apr 24, 2004

Blood and Roses

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : The Prowe Area

Apr 24, 2004

Hairy Airy

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : The Y Crack Area

Apr 24, 2004

Beautiful

5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

Apr 17, 2004

Crack of Dust

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Mar 20, 2004

Fingerrip

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

Feb 28, 2004

The Blocks

5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

May 24, 2003

Khazaddum

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Middle Earth

May 17, 2003

Marranon

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Middle Earth

Pretty fun, but polished

May 17, 2003

The Stairs

5.4 4a 12 IV VD 3c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

May 10, 2003

The Ramp

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Lunch Rock

May 10, 2003

Shadowfax

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Middle Earth

Good intro to cracks I suppose.

Apr 20, 2003

Easy Rider

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Middle Earth

Nice first taste of MG rock quality.

Apr 20, 2003

Suzie's Wild Ride

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Main Wall

A little polished.

Apr 20, 2003

The Nose

5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Jun 23, 2001

Leap of Faith

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

May 26, 2001

Snaggletooth

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13 (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

Still working on a var. to pull the overhang.

Aug 10, 2000

Welcome Mat Boulder

V3 6A (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

Super fun warm-up problem right near the parking area.

Aug 10, 2000

Bat Cave

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

Get spot to relax and spend the day climbing.

Aug 10, 2000

Courtyard Wall

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

The first route I roped up for at this area.

Aug 10, 2000

Mushroom Boulder

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

Very fun to play around on.

Aug 10, 2000

Bow Boulder

5.6 4c 14 V S 4b V2 5+ (1 p) 

NY : Z-Loft

Very fun formation with many variations and close to the parking area/courtyard.

Aug 10, 2000

Billboard

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Jul 10, 1999

Girlish Figure

5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Aug 8, 1998

Rumple Stoneskin

5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Jul 18, 1998

Stepping Stones

5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Jun 20, 1998

Slippery When Wet

5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a PG13 (1 p) 

PA : Rim Rock

Jun 20, 1998