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Member Since: Jan 12, 2012
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Vaporous Apparition

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Hard Rock

Hung on 4th bolt

1 day ago

Suicide Blonde

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Hard Rock

TR'd this. Fun climb, come back and lead.

2 days ago

Tres Amigos

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Elephant Rock - East

Spicy, very fun

3 days ago

Colossus

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Bath Rock - West

OS, lots of fun. Love the big hueco move

3 days ago

Heironimous Bosch

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Elephant Rock - East

TR'd this one after leading TA, fun route, lead it next time.

3 days ago

Cowboy

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Bath Rock - East

Great warmup

3 days ago

Private Idaho

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Bath Rock - West

Very fun climb.

4 days ago

Mercy Street

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Bumble Bee Wall

Wasn't worth the trouble.

Jul 14, 2014

Six Appeal

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Good climb to get pictures of Goodros.

Jul 14, 2014

Goodro's Wall

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

First 5.10 trad lead. Hung once, great climb.

Jul 13, 2014

Venusian Blind

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (13 p) 

CA : High Sierra : Temple Crag

Long, committing and with some great climbing. Never going to forget this one.

Jul 5, 2014

Sasquatch

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Pentapitch Area

Led, hung twice. Overprotected. Incredible climb.

Jun 29, 2014

Pentapitch

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Pentapitch Area

Climbed in 3 pitches, Led p1 and 3. Hung twice on p3.

Jun 28, 2014

Left Ski Track

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : South Face - Left Side

Great climb, led the 2nd and 3rd pitches.

Jun 21, 2014

Southeast Buttress

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (5 p) 

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

Amazing climb. Summited with Anna, Kaitlyn and Scott. Did it in 6 pitches.

Jun 9, 2014

Munginella

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

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

Great 5.6 with a little bit of everything. Did in 2 pitches. Led both.

Jun 2, 2014

Grant's Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Hardest finger crack I've led. Takes good pro.

Jun 1, 2014

Unnamed Thin Crack

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

TR'd this climb. Fell once. I think it would be a fun, safe lead.

Jun 1, 2014

Unnamed Seam

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

TR'd this as well. Very hard for 10c (my opinion). Would be a very scary lead.

Jun 1, 2014

Aid Route

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (2 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led the first pitch. French freed the bolts. Second pitch looked fun but a little hard for me atm.

Jun 1, 2014

Hatchet Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Long pitch, linked this climb with the last pitch of schoolroom. Some good climbing.

May 26, 2014

Physical Therapy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

OS - fun albeit slick climb. Good movement.

May 22, 2014

After The Fall

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Green Adjective Gully

Great climb. Solid jams and pro w/ some spicy movement!

May 22, 2014

Les is More

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

Led this again and fell at the crux at 3rd bolt. Climb left of bolt.

May 22, 2014

Quicklime Girl

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

TR'd- hung once at the crux. Good jugs lead to smaller pockets and a boulder finish.

May 22, 2014

The Atheist

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

TR'd, fell several times. Bouldery start leads to better ground then a difficult finish, with monos.

May 22, 2014

Air Show

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NC : Moore's Wall : ... : Circus Wall

incredibly steep for 5.8+. Led both pitches, traversed right from the open book10 ft and up. Woo!

May 17, 2014

Zoo View

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

NC : Moore's Wall : ... : Circus Wall

Came back and got it. Love the hero jugs. Incredible climb.

May 17, 2014

Hemlock Arete

V4 6B (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : Hemlock Boulder

Got this after several tries

May 15, 2014

Cheap Seats

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The Balcony

OS, felt a little easy

May 15, 2014

Horton's Tree

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Short but sweet splitter.

May 15, 2014

Remote Control

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

hung on the 5th, 6th and 7th bolt. Not a great warmup for me.

May 2, 2014

Les is More

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Division Wall

OS, jams and stemming at the last 2 bolts are great

May 2, 2014

Satan's Corner

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Dihedrals Area

Enjoyed this route, great jams. Broke into 2 pitches, led both. Should be done in a single pitch.

Apr 30, 2014

Beckey's Wall

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Beckey's Wall Area

Led first pitch, great stemming and liebacking

Apr 30, 2014

Callitwhatyouplease

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Led, should move more efficiently. Handled OW section nicely.

Apr 24, 2014

Bushwhack Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Led twice, super dialed

Apr 24, 2014

Crack 3

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Ice Cream Parlor

Fun lead, takes pro better than it appears.

Apr 12, 2014

Left Slab

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Ice Cream Parlor

Nice, sport warmup

Apr 12, 2014

10 TR

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Ice Cream Parlor

Apr 10, 2014

Bloody Elbows

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : River Road Dihedrals

led, overprotected but did not fall

Apr 10, 2014

Parlor Game

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Ice Cream Parlor

Cuiser

Apr 10, 2014

Great Red Book

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

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

Led the 2nd pitch. Very enjoyable, protected very well.

Mar 31, 2014

Bourbon Street

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (7 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Whiskey Peak

Completed in 6 pitches. Led pitch 1,3,4 and 6. Especially enjoyed pitches 1, 2 and 5. Briefly 5.8+

Mar 28, 2014

L3

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Corridor

Seems to be done shedding.

Feb 23, 2014

Idiot Parade (aka Need to Rest)

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Corridor

Fun bouldery sport climb, wish it was longer.

Feb 23, 2014

Lewd, Crude, and Misconstrued

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Corridor

Tricky start, then cruise

Feb 23, 2014

Vagabonds

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Corridor

Fun, well protected lead.

Feb 23, 2014

Dancin' with a God

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Corridor

Fun route

Feb 23, 2014

Birdland

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Brass Wall

Great route

Feb 22, 2014

Crescent Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

Fun route, the OW really chewed me up.

Feb 15, 2014

The Pulpit

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Led pitches 1, 3 and 5. 'Best protected route at stone' doesn't mean much

Oct 19, 2013

Best Seat In The House

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The Balcony

OS, fun lead

Sep 15, 2013

Comic Relief Direct

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : Image Wall

Another good warm-up

Sep 15, 2013

Coco Puffs

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : Image Wall

Good warm-up

Sep 15, 2013

Christian Criminal

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The River Wall

Led, hung once, felt hard but maybe that's because I was weak.

Sep 14, 2013

Monkey Brains

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

TN : Obed & Clear Creek : ... : The River Wall

Led, decent route

Sep 14, 2013

Triple S

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Love this climb. Led it, hung near the top.

Aug 10, 2013

Pleasant Overhangs

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

So much fun. Did alt start with Scott. Led pitches 2 and 3.

Aug 10, 2013

Ecstasy

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South End

Fun route, led the whole way. Got off route on the 3rd pitch.

Aug 10, 2013

Gunsight to South Peak

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

So much fun, definitely sit on the diving board

Aug 10, 2013

Layback

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

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

Led, OS. a few sketchy lieback moves.

Jul 14, 2013

Jaws

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

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

Led, great crack. Hung a few times but sent the bitch!

Jul 14, 2013

Fabulous Groupies

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led, thought it was 5.7 and got a little pumped.

Jul 13, 2013

She got the Bosch, I got Drilled

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led, hung on a couple bolts. Fun, steep, juggy climbing

Jul 13, 2013

Souled Out

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led, crux at roof

Jul 13, 2013

Orange Oswald

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led, hung on a couple bolts

Jul 13, 2013

Hippie Dreams

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led, Good warmup

Jul 13, 2013

Basic Bubba Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

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

Led, first 5.9 trad lead

May 19, 2013

Cave Routes 1 and 2

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Fun stemming and such

May 18, 2013

Mr. Ed

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Hard start followed by good jams. OS lead

May 18, 2013

Dirty Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Fun pitch. Best way to the tree ledge.

Jan 19, 2013

The Great Arch

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

NC : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Classic

Jan 12, 2013

The Prow

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (4 p) 

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater

Great Route to take beginners

Mar 2, 2012

The Daddy

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (5 p) 

NC : Linville Gorge : Amphitheater

Great Climb!!

Mar 1, 2012

The Direct North Ridge w/ Gendarme

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (20 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : Mt Stuart

Followed up this one. Unforgettable!

Jun 21, 2008

Prime Rib of Goat

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (11 p) 

WA : Okanogan : ... : Goat Wall

Swapped leads, tons of fun!

Jun 14, 2008

West Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Mod. Snow (1 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : Forbidden Peak

Exellent route! Swapped leads on the ridge.

Jun 11, 2008

Saber

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Castle Rock

2nd trad lead

Jun 9, 2008

Midway

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Castle Rock

First trad lead!

Jun 9, 2008

Beckey Route (SW Face)

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : Liberty Bell

Too much fun. Must come back and lead it.

Jun 5, 2008

South Arete

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : South Early Winters Spire

Awesome Route, really enjoyed the traverse.

Jun 3, 2008

North Face

Mod. Snow (1 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : Shuksan- North West

Was out of shape. Got my ass kicked. Turned around at the summit pyramid.

Jun 1, 2008

Normal Route

Steep Snow (1 p) 

South America : Bolivia : Illimani Massif

Did route with a guide. Made the summit.

Aug 10, 2007

The Normal Route

Steep Snow (1 p) 

South America : Bolivia : Huayna Potosi

A few days after getting very sick. Surprised myself by reaching the summit

Aug 4, 2007

Coleman Headwall

Steep Snow (1 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : Mt. Baker

Alpine Ascents 7 day course. Turned back at the Roman Nose. Bad weather

Jun 9, 2007

Bumblebee Butress

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

NC : Linville Gorge : North Carolina Wall

2nd mp climb. With a guide. Exciting approach. Couldn't follow first pitch. Bushwhacked out

Apr 21, 2007

The Nose

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

NC : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area

First multi-pitch climb. Followed every pitch. Didn't fall!

Jun 1, 2006