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Rock Climbing Photo: The Needle, Prospect Mtn (not RMNP)Photo by Jay Eg...

Member Since: Jul 19, 2005
Last Visit: Nov 13, 2015
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Where has Rick Witting been climbing?

Personal: Lives in Aurora, CO 80013, 60 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: RMNP, Eldorado, Flatirons, Wilderness Areas
Other Interests: Mountaineering, Skiing, Scuba Diving, Mountain Biking
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sport:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Follows 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Ice:  Leads WI4  Follows WI5
Mixed:  Leads M1  Follows M5
More information:
I'm not the greatest climber, but I sure love to do it. I enjoy moving over rock and ice, but mountaineering is probably my biggest passion. After finishing the Colorado 14ers in 1991, I didn't think I wanted to climb from a list again, but I wasn't getting out as much. I did Rainier, the Grand Teton and Denali, just finished all the named peaks and ranked peaks in Rocky Mtn Nat'l Parkand now I'm working on the named peaks and the ranked peaks in Indian Peaks Wilderness and other Wilderness Areas and California 14ers. I was fortunate to climb Lobuche East in Nepal and at Railay, Thailand in November of 2007 and Mt. Buet in Chomonix near Mt. Blanc in the French Alps in 2010, volcanoes on the North Island, New Zealand. I've been going down to the Ouray Ice Park for the last 18 seasons with a group of friends and I manage to get out on the ice a dozen times a year if I'm lucky. Over the years (about 28), I have been to Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Smith Rock, Shelf, Red Rocks, Tahquitz and most of the local Colorado crags. I suppliment my outdoor rock climbs with weekly sessions in the gym. If I could climb outside every week, I'd never go back in the gym again, but it does help my strength and technique.
Photo Albums by Rick Witting    
Rock Climbing Photo: On Kala Patthar with Everest in the background.  A...

3 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: The Needle, Prospect Mtn (not RMNP)Photo by Jay Eg...

2 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Dragon's Egg RMNP

SW 1030 Pics
6 photos
Out There
Black Gold 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Jun 13
Cornmeal Porridge 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  May 16
The Burning Bush 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  May 16
Irie 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  May 16
This Ain't Naturita, Pilgrim 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
The Perfect 10 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
This Bone's For You 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Baby Beeper 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Stickin' It To The Man 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Cat's Meow 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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