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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Wolfman Jack

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Wolfman Jack Wall

I led P2

3 days ago

The Promised Land

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Devil's Chimney Cliff

The real thing.

4 days ago

Venus Flytrap

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Wolfman Jack Wall

2nd Alex

4 days ago

Dark Power

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Phantom Zawn

Led P1. A bit of a jibber on the traverse.

5 days ago

Quatermass

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Deep Zawn

I led P3.

Sep 9, 2014

The Indy 500

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : First Buttress South

2nd Alex.

Sep 7, 2014

Destiny

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : St Patrick's Buttress

Led P2. A real battle. Exhausted by the top!

Sep 7, 2014

New Horizons II

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Wall (aka "The Ramp")

Felt pretty steady

Aug 20, 2014

Dragon

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Exploding Galaxy Wall

Very soft... an acquired taste!

Aug 20, 2014

Gubia

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Tier

Darn close to getting the onsight. 2nd go.

Jul 18, 2014

Bikini Amber

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Upper Tier

Flash. Soft for 12a but I'll take it

Jul 18, 2014

Valley of the Blind

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Lion Rock

Loving the steep stuff at the moment!

Jul 15, 2014

Comes the Dervish

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Vivian Quarry

Jun 28, 2014

Almost Me

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Main Wall

First of the grade, awesome route!

Jun 22, 2014

Great Western

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : North West Face

4* for sure, pumpy and exposed (for grit :p)

May 26, 2014

Islands in the City

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : The Wave

I had a bit of a history with this one.

May 20, 2014

Good 'Jab'

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Crawl Area

3rd tie-in. Grovel to start and awkward 4th clip.

May 14, 2014

Latest Craze

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Crawl Area

Great route! 2nd RP.

May 9, 2014

Tide Rising

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Brean Down

First 12c! 4th RP, not so bad once I had the moves wired.

Nov 22, 2013

Still Waters Run Deep

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : High Rock

First 12b!

Oct 15, 2013

Speed Freak

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Freaky Wall

Second 12a, first RP.

Oct 12, 2013

Rave Party

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Heart Leaf Bluff

First 12a! Great exposure.

Oct 6, 2013

Albatros

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Europe : Germany : ... : Gernerfels

Had a couple of goes, but got too pumped

Jul 20, 2013

Central Trinity

Mod. Snow (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Clogwyn y Garnedd (the Trin...

A good day out, perhaps the last weekend of the season

Mar 2, 2013

Point Five Gully

WI4 (6 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Fat ice. Unfortunately quite cut up, but that doesn't detract from the situation

Feb 24, 2013

Tower Ridge

WI2 M2 Mod. Snow (6 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Awesome conditions. Soloed most of the way, only roping up for Tower gap

Feb 23, 2013

Orion Direct

WI3+ (8 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

Amazing exposure on that traverse. Good conditions made it feel easier than expected

Feb 22, 2013

Zero Gully

WI3 R (7 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Ben Nevis

A long day. Pitched it out in 7, topped out in the dark

Feb 2, 2013

The Screen

WI3 (2 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Cwm Idwal

As 2 pitches: me p1, Steve p2. Belayed in a waterfall, rather cold!

Jan 20, 2013

Amptrax

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (8 p) 

Europe : Spain : ... : Apmtrax Area

surprisingly we were the only party on the route. Great conditions, not too hot

Dec 21, 2012

Crescent Arete

V2 5+ (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Plantation Bouldering

Perfect. High, too

Oct 27, 2012

Suspension Bridge Arete

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Suspension Bridge Buttress

Sep 3, 2011

Hell Gates

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Suspension Bridge Buttress

Sep 3, 2011

Gronk

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

Europe : United Kingdom : ... : Sea Walls

Succeeded on the second attempt. Got gronked the first time

Aug 31, 2011

The Quiet Buddhist

V3 6A (1 p) 

Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Pond Cave

Jun 11, 2011

Moby Grape

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (6 p) 

NH : Cannon Cliff : 4. Moby Grape Area

Jun 7, 2011

Open Casket

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

TN : The Tennessee Wall : T-Wall West

Awesome. Enough said

May 30, 2011

White Gold

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

AL : Sand Rock : Sun Wall

Damn this was hard! The hand-jamming section defeated me a few times, but got it in the end

May 26, 2011

Comfortably Numb

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

AL : Sand Rock : The Pinnacle

Scary first half on the thin slab... Nice juggy climbing up top!

May 26, 2011

The Wave

V2 5+ (1 p) 

Rhode Island : Lincoln Woods : Great Slab / Wave Boulder

Mar 26, 2011

First Fall

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : ... : The Sanctuary

Not my first, but I did fall. First broken hold...

Mar 17, 2011

Pulling Pockets

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)

Mar 17, 2011

Crazy Fingers

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)

Mar 17, 2011

AWOL

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Roadside Crag (CLOSED)

Mar 17, 2011

Arachnid

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : Tower Rock

Approximate date

Mar 17, 2011

Double Cross

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - West Face

Jan 7, 2011

Hands Off

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Wall - Left Side

Jan 7, 2011

Patagucci

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Patagonia Pile - West Face

First trad lead!

Jan 4, 2011

Synchilla Burgers

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Patagonia Pile - West Face

Jan 4, 2011

Toe Jam

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - East Face

Followed this - first climb in J Tree

Jan 3, 2011

Glory Jean's

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NH : Rumney : The Parking Lot Wall

First ever lead! Toproped it first

Sep 6, 2010