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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Left Double Feature Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Miracle Mile Boulder

Too short, but a couple fun moves.

Nov 24, 2008

Lesbian Lust

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Zsa Zsa Gabor Memorial Boul...

Same (fun) move over and over and over.

Nov 24, 2008

Light Sabre

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Star Wars Rock

Lead clean! My hardest trad lead to date!

Nov 24, 2008

Orphan

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

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

UG. A mighty struggle up this one. Not one of my better moments.

Nov 24, 2008

Scientific Americans

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : White Cliffs of Dover - Lef...

A bit unclear which way to go after pillar, some scary moves on runout.

Nov 5, 2008

Tossed Green

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hound Rock

Placed a piece right where my hand needed to go, otherwise, I think I could have done it clean.

Nov 5, 2008

Popular Mechanics

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : White Cliffs of Dover - Lef...

Love this climb. Fun finger locks.

Nov 5, 2008

Jane Pauley

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Left Hand of Darkness - E. ...

Kinda fun.

Nov 5, 2008

Norm

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dairy Queen Wall - Left Sid...

Fun opening undercling.

Sep 29, 2008

No Calculators Allowed

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Thin Wall

Tried to protect crux, should have just moved fast through it. Not as hard as I was expecting. Fun!

Sep 29, 2008

Leap Erickson

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dairy Queen Wall - Left Sid...

Woo! Dicey and fun, very thin. My feet got tired!

Sep 29, 2008

Wet Pigeon

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Atlantis Wall - Right

Kind of boring and surprisingly dirty for a climb on a popular wall.

Sep 22, 2008

Minotaur

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Minotaur Wall

Fun top-out moves up to and past the 'horns.'

Sep 22, 2008

Looney Tunes

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rock Hudson

Can't protect chimney, but it's not too hard.

Sep 22, 2008

At Your Pleasure

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Walt's Rocks

Covered in ants!

Apr 8, 2008

Watanobe Wall

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Watanobe Wall

Getting out of the undercling section was tough, but fun!

Mar 17, 2008

Campfire Girl

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Campfire Crag - North Face

I thought this looked easier than it is it takes some figuring out. Fun.

Jan 22, 2008

The Mikado

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Feudal Wall (Right Side)

Fun. A few good jams.

Jan 22, 2008

Lion Tamer

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Big Top

Great patina, fun face moves. Loves me some J-Tree friction!

Jan 22, 2008

Enforcer, The

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hitman Rock

The dihedral was tough! Good hands past that.

Nov 19, 2007

Beck's Bet

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rock Garden Valley - Left S...

Nothing to write home about, but fun. A couple spots made me think.

Nov 19, 2007

Fender Bender

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Reggie Dome

Got skeezed going past second bolt. Terribly windy.

Oct 22, 2007

Thumbs Down Left

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Star Wars Rock

Offwidth start, to awkward crack. Burly!

Oct 22, 2007

Through the Hole and Up The Wall

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Star Wars Rock

Silly!

Oct 22, 2007

SW Corner

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Headstone Rock

Great exposure and view of sunset!

Oct 22, 2007

Gargoyle

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Zippy Rock

Gritty. Tough anchor, sketchy downclimb, wish I'd brought more 1s and 3s.

Sep 24, 2007

New Toy

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Stirrup Rock - North Face

Didn't run into any climbers all weekend until we came all the way out here!

Sep 24, 2007

Where Two Deserts Meet

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Bovine Dome

Sharp!

Sep 24, 2007

Life's a Bitch and then You Marry One

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dissolution Rock

Didn't use too much crack technique on this, jugs abound....

Sep 24, 2007

Lazy Day

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Horror Rock

Tricky move past the dog leg, fun.

Sep 24, 2007

Planet X

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Planet X Pinnacle

A lizard stayed one foot ahead of me all the way up!

Sep 24, 2007

Buttermilk Face 2

V3 6A (1 p) 

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Buttermilk Boulder

Suck in those hips! I couldn't quite reach the lip and had to stick a horrible sloper to make it!

Aug 14, 2007

The Rail

V1 5 (1 p) 

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Lookout Tower Area

Great crack to mantle madness, heel hook essential.

Aug 14, 2007

Buttermilk Face 3

V1 5 (1 p) 

CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Buttermilk Boulder

Fun rocking onto foot necessary.

Aug 14, 2007

Nurn's Romp

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...

Tricky fun start, cool moves up into and over the buldge, then JAM!

Mar 12, 2007

The Flake

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

I am out of shape. I was breathing hard for the off-width/chimney!

Mar 12, 2007

Beck's Bear

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Playhouse Rock

Best climb on this wall I did.

Feb 12, 2007

I'm So Embarrassed For You

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Playhouse Rock

Okay.

Feb 12, 2007

Curtain Call

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Playhouse Rock

Sketch move well above a small nut. Exciting.

Feb 12, 2007

False Classic Corner (aka The Case Of The Missing Nolina)

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Cockroach Crag

My helmet got a bit stuck under the roof.

Feb 12, 2007

As the Wind Blows

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ginger's Face

Beautiful view from the top!

Feb 12, 2007

White Lightning

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Fun. Pretty straightforward.

Sep 26, 2006

Funky Dung

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

I have never been more skeezed on a climb. Didn't bring big enough gear.

Sep 26, 2006

Feltonian Physics

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

WACKY! You get everything on this climb! Fun.

Sep 26, 2006

The Flue

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Chimney Rock - East Face

AG. Leaning crack. Got a bit skeezed, but it was fun.

Sep 26, 2006

Count on Your Fingers

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Thin Wall

Last climb on a hot J-Tree day. Fun.

Sep 5, 2006

Cakewalk

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Freeway Wall

Fun!

Sep 5, 2006

Stick to What

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock - West Face

I almost backed off this route, and then suddenly I was headed for that distant second bolt...

Sep 5, 2006

Freeway

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Freeway Wall

Chute of doom! Runout, thank the good lord I made it.

Sep 5, 2006

Overhang Bypass

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

Pumpy second pitch, but fun. Had to hang on a piece. Would protect differently next time.

Aug 26, 2006

The Bong

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - North Face

Erin's first J-tree climb. FUN! Sketchy downclimb, though.

Aug 26, 2006

Fool's Gold

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Conan's Corridor

High-step face moves, to weird stemming to double cracks, more weird stemming. Fun.

Apr 17, 2006

Gem

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Conan's Corridor

Feet slipped once, but jam held. Sewed it up, think I'm a little wary after my fall last weekend....

Apr 17, 2006

Overseer

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Took two big lead falls on this one at crux, still, super fun.

Apr 10, 2006

Profundity

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

Super slimey on a warm day. Harder for shorter me, but fun classic J-tree friction.

Mar 27, 2006

Lickety Splits

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : East Wall (Diamond Dogs Are...

Fun. Once you place last piece, slab to anchors. Run out, but no problem.

Mar 27, 2006

Exorcist

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : East Wall Inner (Exorcist A...

Polished! Fell at start on a nut (which took forever to get out), but no trouble after that.

Mar 27, 2006

Coyote In the Bushes

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Feudal Wall (Left Side)

Lead, no falls. A bit dicy to the first bolt, fun but short.

Feb 20, 2006

Driving Limitations

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Billboard Buttress

Lead, no falls. Run out between last bolt and anchor. Hanging belay.

Feb 20, 2006

Taken for Granite

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rattlesnake Buttress

I love the hike just as much as the climb, so pretty! Awesome hand jams. Lead, no falls.

Feb 20, 2006

Plain But Good Hearted

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : King Otto's Castle

I got sort of skeezed leading this, protection is ok, and there is one exposed committing move.

Feb 20, 2006

200 Motels

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rattlesnake Buttress

Gorgeous hike to get there. Finger crack to hands. Lead, no falls.

Feb 19, 2006

Kundalini-Linguini-Weenie

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Campfire Crag - South Face

Careful with the feet, sequency. No too many hands. Lead, no falls.

Feb 19, 2006

Palmreader

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Palmreader Wall

My first Indian Cove lead. Short and sweet.

Feb 18, 2006

Silent Scream (aka Shock the Monkey)

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Pixie Rock

Lead, no falls. Placed an alien in the horizontal below the second bolt. Scary, but fun.

Feb 18, 2006

Leonids

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (3 p) 

CA : San Diego County : ... : Left Wall

Super fun sport route! Lead the last two pitches, Steph lead the first pitch. Hot day, no shade.

Feb 11, 2006

Bambi meets Godzilla

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock- East Face

Lead, but fell up top on (big suprise) hard curving hand crack. Long, weird climb.

Feb 4, 2006

Eff Eight

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Mounds

ARG!! Lead, but fell. Curving hand crack!

Feb 4, 2006

The Swift

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Lost Horse Wall - Right Sid...

Adventures in route finding, up and down. Lead all pitches.

Feb 4, 2006

Funny Bone

5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Snickers - North Face

Lead, no falls. Good jugs to pull on, not a lot of fancy footwork. Pretty lichen.

Feb 4, 2006

Walk on the Wild Side

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West...

Lead. Go right towards flake! Best place to sit and chill (and/or nap) at the top.

Feb 4, 2006

Cryptic

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Headstone Rock

Lead, no falls. Cool arete moves and a fun rap down.

Feb 4, 2006

Hands Off

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Lead, no falls. Cool moves!

Jan 22, 2006

Papa Woolsey

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - Southeast Face

Lead, no falls. Thin. After last bolt go left (not right!!!)

Jan 22, 2006

Buissonier

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - Southeast Face

Lead, no falls. Keep gear on the left side!

Jan 22, 2006

Dogleg

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Direct start is a bitch. Pumpy, long, awesome climb. Lead no falls.

Jan 22, 2006

M & Ms Plain

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Little Rock Candy Mountain

Lead, no falls. Go right at the taco pinch, mabye a 5.9- only one hard spot.

Jan 22, 2006

Stichter Quits

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Echo Rock - West Face

Adam said 'there are only four bolts, but they're where you need them.' Lead. Skipped a bolt...woops.

Jan 22, 2006

Stemski

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Whispering Wall

Lead, no falls. Really wacky climb, lots of fun goofy moves.

Jan 15, 2006

Catch A Falling Star

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Cap Rock - Southeast Face

Lead, no falls. Placed a bunch of active tri-cams on lead. Cool!

Jan 14, 2006

The Eye

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Cyclops Rock

Lead. Want to free solo it....

Jan 7, 2006

Aiguille de Joshua Tree (aka The Finger of Hercules)

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a X (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Aiguille de Joshua Tree

Steph and I could NOT resist the urge to climb this 5.6X. Thankfully we didn't fall to our deaths.

Dec 18, 2005

Mr. Misty Kiss

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dairy Queen Wall - Right Si...

One of my first trad leads! Fun!

Dec 4, 2005

Dr. Suess Vogel

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Mount Grossvogel

Lead the first pitch, bad gear placements, scary walk-off. Steph lead second pitch.

Nov 6, 2005

Granny Goose

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Left Hand of Darkness - E. ...

My first lead! I pink pointed this fun route as Michael Reardon lapped me soloing Uncle Fester.

Nov 6, 2005

Roboranger

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Mount Grossvogel

Lead the first pitch, Steph lead second. Scary walk-off.

Nov 6, 2005

Frosty Cone

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Dairy Queen Wall - Right Si...

Lead. Sort of dull, probably even more dull for my follower.

Nov 4, 2005