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Hollow Man

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

In one OS w Deb, great!

Sep 27, 2014

Handcrack-a-rete

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

OS w Deb in two (skipped P3)

Sep 27, 2014

Planetary Pull

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

OS w Deb, good

Sep 27, 2014

Lost in Time

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

P2 only OS

Sep 27, 2014

Bitty Buttress

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Bitty Buttress

All clean in 3 w Deb. P1, P2/3, P4.

Sep 20, 2014

Cold Fusion

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Wall

OS with plenty of gear placements, fun shorty

Sep 20, 2014

Over the Hill

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Rincon - L of Center Route

Led P1, fell once at lower crux, got the rest clean. Followed pfwein on P2

Sep 16, 2014

Faulty Logic

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Rincon - L of Center Route

Led OS with pfwein

Sep 16, 2014

Days of Heaven

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (3 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Rock Of Ages

Led P1 clean, followed P2 clean, led P3 with trouble at the crux. With pfwein.

Sep 14, 2014

Cussin' Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

Led w Deb in 2. 630 start. Polished!

Sep 3, 2014

Captain Beyond

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (5 p) 

CO : Boulder : ... : Mickey Mouse Wall

w/pfwein. Lead p1,3,5. P4 and P5 not clean. Beyond fun

Aug 30, 2014

Bushwack Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS in 2 w Deb. Excellent P1 going left around the flake. G rated gem

Aug 24, 2014

Chockstone

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

Led P1 only, twice. First attempt fell at crux, second attempt got the RP.

Aug 24, 2014

Purple Haze

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

Led P1/2 combo as described here clean w Deb. We then climbed a grungy second pitch to the upper rap tree (per Levin Guide)

Aug 24, 2014

Ice Nine

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS w Deb per Levin's guide at 5.7+, seems appropriate for the committing traverse move onto arete

Aug 24, 2014

The Nose

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (7 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

Led short P1, 5.9 splitter variant P3, and full 70m P5 to rap off. Pfwein took the crux, I botched the 10b following. Great route

Aug 16, 2014

Positively Fourth Street

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb getting a clean follow. Direct finish. Really nice climbing and gear.

Aug 15, 2014

Lunar Avenue

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb. Interesting and can be sewn up

Aug 15, 2014

Dr. Michael Solar

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb, good but short

Aug 15, 2014

Duh Dihedral

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

Clean and rap

Aug 11, 2014

Duh Dihedral

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

Rope solo OS after work, 5.6+++ with some questionable gear and rock, but nice a climb!

Aug 11, 2014

Eye of the Potato

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

TR solo OS. Pretty easy for the grade at Eldo

Aug 10, 2014

Don't Peel

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

Rope solo OS (lead half w Mountain Jam)

Aug 10, 2014

Mountain Jam

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

OS rope solo (cleaning half) - one good move, the rest is pretty bad

Aug 10, 2014

Purple Haze

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS rope solo of P1 as described here

Aug 10, 2014

Mesca-Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

Clean and rap

Aug 9, 2014

Verschneidung

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part A - Versc...

Clean of P2

Aug 9, 2014

Verschneidung

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part A - Versc...

FS P1, rope solo P2, all OS. Downpour! Fun times

Aug 9, 2014

Mesca-Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

Rope solo OS. First rope solo lead on rock! I like it, but the gri gri is sub-optimal

Aug 9, 2014

Sidetrack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (6 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

OS in 5 w Sarah. Led P1/2, 5. Tied w Loose Ends for fav at Lumpy. 8hrs CTC

Aug 6, 2014

Backflip

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

In 4 clean pitches to the summit w Deb. P4 used a 5.7 off width and lichen covered face.

Aug 3, 2014

Cosmosis

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Bell Buttress - Main Crag

TR of P1 after lead, OS lead of P2 at 5.9. Great route! With Deb. Walk off descent in dark

Jul 31, 2014

Cosmosis

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Bell Buttress - Main Crag

OS p1, good gear and great climbing

Jul 31, 2014

Chihuahua Enchilada

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

TROS of arête from bottom, 5.8+?

Jul 29, 2014

Mosquito Burrito

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

TROS of face to left, 5.10b?

Jul 29, 2014

Mosquito Burrito

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

Cleaned after Deb led OS

Jul 29, 2014

Turnkorner

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (7 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

In 4 clean pitches OS w pfwien. I led 1/2 and 6/7 w direct finish. 8.5hrs car to car. Awesome!

Jul 26, 2014

Northwest Corner

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock

OS in 1 w Deb, direct arête finish. Best on the Cob so far

Jul 23, 2014

Kiener's Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Easy Snow (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Upper East Face

Day trip combo with Kor's Door, north face cable rap and Camel descent. W Debbie

Jul 20, 2014

Kor's Door

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lower East Face

OS w Deb in 3, Hornsby Finish. Great rock/gear-some 5.9 for sure. Summit via Kieners/NorthRap/Camel descent. Long 15hr:45min day trip.

Jul 20, 2014

Cable Route

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : North Face/Ridge

Rap after KorsDoor/Kieners combo

Jul 20, 2014

Redguard

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (6 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

OS in 4 w Deb, original start/face finish. Last 3 pitches from big ledge are long/discontinuous and not worth repeat.

Jul 19, 2014

Touch 'N' Go

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Tower Two

OS in two with Deb. Great gear, easy 5.9

Jul 18, 2014

Upside The Cranium

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Monkey Skull

OS. Debbie followed clean in the rain

Jul 15, 2014

Hiatus

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book

OS w Deb. Finished P3 in the black groove (8+R) and did a 5.9+ finish P4 to the summit.

Jul 12, 2014

Backflip

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

OS of P1 only, to chains, w Deb. Rained off.

Jul 12, 2014

North Face Left

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock

OS w Deb. Pro more than adequate. Direct finish on P2 up nice 8+ crack

Jul 8, 2014

Climb of the Ancient Mariner

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookend

OS w Deb. Nice climb. Runouts are a bit spicy, but on 5.8+ face

Jul 5, 2014

Men in Tights

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

OS, good stuff, w Deb

Jul 1, 2014

Men in Tights

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

Lap

Jul 1, 2014

Little John's Big Stick

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

On TR clean, pillar holds only, nice

Jul 1, 2014

Maid Marian

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

RP, true to arête is 10a? w Deb

Jul 1, 2014

Tony Bubb's Little Stick

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

RP without pillar

Jul 1, 2014

Crucifix

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Jon attempted. Deb clean follow

Jun 29, 2014

The Steeple

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Lap to clean

Jun 29, 2014

The Steeple

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Deb Jon and Jen lapped

Jun 29, 2014

Crystal Staircase

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Set this up for Jon and Jen, to the first chains

Jun 29, 2014

Fin Du Monde

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Deb cleaned. Thought this was 5.8 groove route to left

Jun 29, 2014

Out to Lunge

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - W Face

OS in 2 to summit w Deb, rain showers and sun. Nice route, poorly protected start but it's easy.

Jun 27, 2014

Beetle Bailey

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

OS with Deb, after Baileys Overhang. Nice combo!

Jun 24, 2014

Bailey's Overhang

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

OS with Deb, combined with Beetle Bailey above. Worth repeat

Jun 24, 2014

Anthill Direct

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (5 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

OS w Deb. Nice position, good gear, original start, direct finish, combined p3/4 - too much drag

Jun 22, 2014

Curb Service

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

RP, backed of initial moves on first attempt. w Deb

Jun 20, 2014

Splitting Hares

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

OS, bolts only, w Deb. good!

Jun 20, 2014

Dry Run

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

Deb led

Jun 20, 2014

Happy Ending

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

OS with Deb

Jun 20, 2014

Lucky Strikes Again

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

OS w Deb, nice steep finish

Jun 16, 2014

Pri-Moe

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

Fail. Climbed into the slot, then backed off despite good gear. Lame

Jun 16, 2014

Runaway

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

OS w Deb. Belayed her from mid anchor. 30m route from base ledges. Worth repeating

Jun 16, 2014

Camel Toe

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (6 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : McGregor Slab

OS w Deb in 5 to summit. Casual and fun, worth repeating. 3.5hrs CTC

Jun 14, 2014

Voodoo

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - W Face

P1 only with Deb, two moves and two pieces

Jun 13, 2014

Breakfast in Bed

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - W Face

OS with Deb, nice and steep, well protected

Jun 13, 2014

J-Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : J-Crack Slab Area

OS through P2, then bailed off just before downpour. W Deb who only got P1. Need to come back

Jun 8, 2014

Hair City

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - W Face

Lead super fun P2 linked from West Arête. Deb led P3.

Jun 4, 2014

West Arete

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - W Face

OS w Deb using Chimney on P2, link to Hair City's overhang for P3. Deb led final P4. Great fun

Jun 3, 2014

Lean Into It

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Dance Hall of the Dead

OS w Deb, felt like eldo 8

May 31, 2014

Watusi Afterworld

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Dance Hall of the Dead

OS w Deb, okay

May 31, 2014

Grateful Head

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Dance Hall of the Dead

OS w Deb, best of the crag

May 31, 2014

Unnamed thin hands through bulge

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Dance Hall of the Dead

Led with aid, Deb cleaned

May 31, 2014

Morning Glory

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : San Luis Valley : ... : Penitente - Entrance Area

OS, did stem off right wall briefly

May 26, 2014

The Bastille Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

Swung leads with Deb in 3. Finished under the stars without headlamps. Great fun!

May 20, 2014

The Green Spur

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

OS* swinging 5 leads with Deb. all original route. Great! *stepped on the P2 pin

May 18, 2014

Sunshine Dihedral

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Monkey Skull

Led with Deb, very wet at the crux, weighted a #1, need to come back for RP

May 17, 2014

Casual Corner

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Monkey Skull

OS with Deb, great warmup for Sunshine Dihedral

May 17, 2014

March of Dimes

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

TROS P1 with Deb at dark

May 9, 2014

Werk Supp

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

w Deb. Rained off after P1

May 9, 2014

Green Slab Direct

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

OS w Deb. Right traverse variant on P3. 4 pitches total

May 4, 2014

Greenback

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

OS with Deb

Apr 26, 2014

Griffon

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

OS w Deb

Apr 26, 2014

Where's Vaino?

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

First trad lead of the year. With Deb, weighted each bomber placement

Apr 26, 2014

Cutthroat

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

Led, fell at last move

Apr 26, 2014

Greenback

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

TR lap after lead

Apr 26, 2014

Cutthroat

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Trout Rock

RP w Deb

Apr 26, 2014

Canine Corner

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

OS w Debbie, first outdoor rock of the year

Apr 20, 2014

Beer Dog

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

OS w Debbie

Apr 20, 2014

Hound's Tooth

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

OS w Debbie

Apr 20, 2014

Leave No Trace

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

Some hang time on this go

Apr 20, 2014

Botonga

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

OS w Debbie

Apr 20, 2014

Like a Wonk

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Lower Tier

OS w Debbie, both right and left variants

Apr 20, 2014

Slalom Skiing

WI5 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Chaos Creek

Dec 26, 2013 Tick for TR of Speed Skating pillar right of this

Jan 1, 2014

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