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Mercury

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (5 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : K Crags

The runouts on pitches 1 and 2 are very dangerous. Basically soloing. The rest eases significantly

Apr 16, 2011

Nob Job

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b X (2 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Thumb Area

With Lance, a long time ago.

Oct 7, 2009

Sweat Not

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (3 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : I Crags (Uneva Canyon)

With Maura. Oct. 3rd 2003

Oct 3, 2009

Lipstick on a Pig

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Watchtower Proper

Onsight- Climbed in 1 pitch from ground via Beef Jerky.

Sep 19, 2008

Ross Route, The

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

With Maura- Onsight

Sep 13, 2008

Ross Connection, The

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R (2 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

With Maura- Onsight

Sep 13, 2008

House of Cards

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (7 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Coal Pit Buttress

With Maura Hahnenberger.

Aug 24, 2008

Gemini

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Bath Rock - West

Onsight on 7-20-2008

Jul 22, 2008

Planetary Alignment

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : O Crags (Three Finger Canyo...

Sometime in 2005 with Cassi Lanie.

Oct 4, 2007

Impish

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Dock Rock

Have scrambled up this many times.

Oct 2, 2007

West Face

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Three Gossips

Can't remember when, but with Wayne Willoughby and Ryan Nichols.

Oct 2, 2007

The Phallus

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A2+ (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Phallus

In 1998 with Brad Englund and Pete Kean.

Oct 2, 2007

West Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Owl Rock

With Kristen Olson sometime in 1998.

Oct 2, 2007

Primrose Dihedrals

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (7 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Moses

With Mike Cann in 1998.

Oct 2, 2007

Robbins Route

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b A2 R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Mexican Hat

In 1991 with Newel Jensen.

Oct 2, 2007

East Ridge

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : White Knight

With Karen Stars in 2001.

Oct 2, 2007

Zoomerang

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (4 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Bottleneck Peak

With Clay Cahoon in 1999.

Oct 2, 2007

Tippin The Bottle

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (3 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Bottleneck Peak

With Lance Bateman in 2003. Awesome Route!!

Oct 2, 2007

Walden's Room

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : House Of Putterman

With Karen Stars in 2001.

Oct 2, 2007

James Tower AKA The Lightblub

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1 (3 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Lower Buckhorn Wash

With Mark Owen in 2002.

Oct 2, 2007

Free Window Route

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (2 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Echo Pinnacle

In 1998 with Rai Farrely, Jon Webb and Andy Gresh

Oct 2, 2007

Sundevil Chimney

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Titan

With Lance Bateman in 1991.

Oct 2, 2007

In Search Of Suds

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (6 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Washer Woman

In 1998 with Jon Webb, Rai Farrely and Andy Gresh. Again in 2003 with Caroline Beupry.

Oct 2, 2007

North Chimney

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

Have climbed this route many times.

Oct 2, 2007

Jah Man

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (5 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Sister Superior Group

Have climbed this a couple of times. With Kathleen Stone, and also with Mike Cann

Oct 2, 2007

Crazy Little Sister

V-easy 3 (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Sister Superior Group

Can't remember when I did this, but it is any easy boulder problem!!

Oct 2, 2007

Stolen Chimney

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Ancient Art

Have climbed this route many times.

Oct 2, 2007

The Cobra

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Cobra

Probably sometime in 1999 with Jimmy Dunn and Ryan Heffernan

Oct 2, 2007

Colorado Northeast Ridge

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2 (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Kingfisher

With Lance Bateman, 1994 and with Mark Owen, 2000

Oct 2, 2007

Death Of American Democracy

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A4 X (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Kingfisher

With Lance Bateman in 1997.

Oct 2, 2007

Entry Fee

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lizard Rock

Many, Many times with various partners.

Oct 2, 2007

Leapin' Lizards

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lizard Rock

Have climbed this route 3-4 times with various partners.

Oct 2, 2007

Without A Net

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Monitor and Merrimac Buttes

With Karen Stars in 2001

Oct 2, 2007

Karma's Castle in the Air

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : San Rafael Knob

Possible First Free Ascent with Maura Hahnenberger

Sep 30, 2007

Phantom Spire

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : San Rafael Knob

Sep 30, 2007

Come-Up-Pance.

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (3 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : P Crags

Feb 24, 2005

West Face

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Argon Tower

With Erica Kutcher

Oct 9, 2004

Meemohive

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C2 (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Meemohive

With Erica Kutcher.

Oct 8, 2004

The Regular Route

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Standing Rock

With Erica Kutcher.

Oct 6, 2004

The Choss Dispenser

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A2 (2 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lost World Butte

With Erica Kutcher.

Feb 10, 2004

The Wafer

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Aphrodite

With Erica Kutcher. According to the register the 20th ascent of the tower.

Jan 27, 2004

Zenyatta Entrada

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c C2+ (6 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Tower of Babel

Solo clean ascent.

Oct 31, 2003

North Ridge

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (5 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Monster Tower

With Helen Motter.

Oct 28, 2003

The Things We Do For Love

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2 (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Roadside Fling Tower

With Ben Eyring

Oct 9, 2003

The Road Not Taken

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lost World Butte

With Ben Eyring. (Bring 3 very large cams. Or More.)

Oct 3, 2003

Barbs Tower

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Roadside Hoodoos

Oct 15, 2002

Coffin Roof

5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b (1 p) 

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Coffin Buttress

Flash ascent.

Oct 6, 2001

Honeymoon Chimney

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Priest

With Mark Owen in heavy winds.

May 21, 2001

Kor-Ingalls Route

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

Apr 24, 2000

Poseidon Adventure

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Lighthouse Tower

Nov 30, 1999

The Flow

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : River Tower

Dec 9, 1998

Alaska Gold

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A3 (4 p) 

UT : San Rafael Swell : ... : Bottleneck Peak

With Pete Lowney in 1998.

Sep 26, 1998

The Tapeworm

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Echo Tower

With John Slezak. 2-3? nights on the climb.

Dec 9, 1994

Otto's Route

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

CO : Grand Junction Area : ... : Independence Monument

Did this sometime in the early 90's with Newel Jensen

Nov 10, 1990


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