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The start of pitch 3 of Ecstasy

Member Since: Sep 13, 2010
Last Visit: 4 hours ago
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Where has Nick Nystrom been climbing?

Nick Nystrom is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekends, sometimes weekdays (with planning).
Personal: Lives in Pittsburgh, PA, Male
Favorite Climbs: Commitment and Royal Arches (Yosemite Valley), Cathedral Peak and West Country (Tuolumne), Golden Escalator and The Upheaval (NRG), Ecstasy (Seneca), Birdland (Red Rock), Bear's Reach (Lover's Leap), Thin Air (Cathedral Ledge), Dappled Mare (Joshua Tree),
Other Interests: none specified
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Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  Follows 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c
More information:
I'm looking for partners both locally to (Seneca, the New River Gorge, maybe the Pittsburgh gym) and occasionally in the west (Tuolumne and throughout the Sierra, Red Rock, ...).

The main things I look for in a partner are enthusiasm and a good attitude. Pulling hard has its place and can be fun, but there's a lot more to climbing than pushing grades.

I'm solid, safe, experienced, and I'm equally open to experienced and newer climbers. I climb both trad and sport, and I can supply ropes, rack, and draws.

If you've read this far, shoot me a note and maybe we can climb together ;^)

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Tele-vision 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a
  Nov 14 - Interesting moves on pitch 1 and then cruiser chimneys and face.
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Golden Escalator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13
There's one short rap on the descent from Angel Food Wall that can be done to bypass a bit of down-climbing.  Sherri on the final pitch of Tele-vision / Tunnel Vision  After pitch 4 of Tele-vision, the route joins Tunnel Vision by goes up the chimney then left  Pitch 3 goes up and left past the bolt, follows the crack for a while (solid trad placements), then eventually the next bolt appears up and left  The quirky anchor atop pitch 1 of Tele-vision 
Golden Escalator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13
Tele-vision 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a
Tele-vision 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a