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A photo of me on Across the Universe taken by the Strandman back in '83.


Member Since: Oct 20, 2012
Last Visit: 14 hours ago
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Point Rank: # 7,518
Total Points: 34
Last Year: 34
Last 30 Days: 1
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Personal: Lives in Natick, MA, Male
Favorite Climbs: Two Cents, Aquamarine, Junco, Lonesome Dove
Other Interests: skiing, soccer, Boston Bruins, emailing the Strandman
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
More information:
I started climbing again in the fall of 2012 after more than 25 years away from the sport (because my son got bitten by the climbing bug), and I feel a bit like Rip Van Winkle waking up after a l-o-n-g sleep. LOTS of changes. "Sport" climbing was only just coming into the scene back in the mid-80's, and it was a Euro thing and frowned on. I climbed quite a bit in New Hampshire, and the only thing that I knew about Rumney was that the town had some great swimming holes. Nobody wore helmets, all climbing ropes were 11 millimeters, climbers wore swami belts, and most of the time, if bolts weren't placed on the lead, the perpetrator would have to face the Spanish Inquisition. The climbing scene is very different now, but not worse. It may even be better . . .
Photo Albums by Nick Grant    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 6
Clusterphobia 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
  Apr 19
Armed and Dangerous, and Off My Medication 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b
  Apr 19
War and Peace 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a
  Nov 18
Hammond Organ 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
  Jul 14
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Sweet Polly Purebred 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Espresso 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Three Easy Pieces 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
F* *king the Dog 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Romancing the Stone 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Milktoast 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
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A photo of me on Across the Universe taken by the Strandman back in '83. 
Lonesome Dove 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a
Junco 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c
Armed and Dangerous, and Off My Medication 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b
Clusterphobia 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
Ten of Spades 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Three Easy Pieces 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c
Espresso 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
F* *king the Dog 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
Know Ethics 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
The Big Angler 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c  Suggests: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b
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