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Member Since: Dec 3, 2007
Last Visit: Oct 2, 2014
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Name Rating Location
Tears of Joy Ice, 2 pitches, 250'WI3+ North America : Canada : Ontario : Orient Bay (Ice)
Obsession Ice, 2 pitches, 180'WI4 North America : Canada : Ontario : Orient Bay (Ice)
Discovery Trad, 5 pitches, Grade II5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b North America : Canada : Ontario : Thunder Bay, Ontario
Overhang Bypass Trad, 2 pitches, 100'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Hidden Valley Campground : Intersection Rock
The Swift Trad, 3 pitches, 400'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Lost Horse Area : ... : Lost Horse Wall - Right Sid...
Loose Lady Trad, 1 pitch, 90'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Real Hidden Valley : ... : Houser Buttress
Quetico Crack Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head
Bluebells Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head
Phantom Crack Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 90'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head
The Flake Trad, TR, 50'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b MN : Ely's Peak (Duluth)
Beginner's Crack Trad, 1 pitch, 50'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b MN : Ely's Peak (Duluth)
Pinnacle Gully Ice, Alpine, 3 pitches, 500', Grade IIIWI3 NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mount Washington & Presiden... : Huntington Ravine
Whitney Gilman Ridge Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600', Grade II5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b NH : Cannon Cliff : 1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Spire 1 Reppy Variation Trad, 4 pitches, 215'5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b SD : Custer State Park : Cathedral Spires : Spire One
East Ridge Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1000', Grade IV5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WY : Wind River Range : Cirque of the Towers : Wolfs Head
Kiener's Route Trad, Snow, Alpine, Grade II5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Easy Snow CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
The Notch Couloir Trad, Snow, Alpine, Grade IIIMod. Snow CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
Dragon's Tail Couloir Trad, Mixed, Ice, AlpineWI2 M2 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : ... : Flattop Mountain - S side
North East Ridge Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1500', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : Bugaboo Spire
Cassin Ridge Ice, Alpine, Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c WI4 AK : Denali National Park : Denali
New Corner Trad, 1 pitch, 50'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a MN : Ely's Peak (Duluth)
Simple Corner Trad, 1 pitch, 50'Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c MN : Ely's Peak (Duluth)
The Nose Trad, Aid, 31 pitches, 3000', Grade VI5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
Dizzy with a Vision Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitchWI5 M7+ CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : ... : Lower Bridge to Scottish Gu...
Jungle Gym Trad, 2 pitches, 100'5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - Potholes Area : ... : Upper Major Mass & Jungle G...
The Great Crack Trad, TR5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI : Devil's Lake : West Bluff - Great Tower (M... : Great Tower
Grand Inquisitor Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 140'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - East Rampart : Bill's Buttress
Birdland Trad, 6 pitches, 600', Grade II5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b NV : Red Rock : Pine Creek Canyon : Brass Wall
The North Face Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 3 pitches, 5300', Grade IVWI3+ Mod. Snow R OR : Mt. Hood
Coatimundi Crack Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 125'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - East Rampart : Bill's Buttress
Fingertrip Trad, 4 pitches, 400'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : ... : West Face - Right Side
Northeast Ridge (Knife-Edge) Trad, Alpine, Grade II CO : Alpine Rock : Capitol Peak
Stairway to Heaven Trad, Ice, 7 pitches, 1200', Grade IIIWI4 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Silverton : Eureka
Bear's Reach Trad, 3 pitches, 400'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Tahoe Vicinity : Highway 50 Corridor : ... : East Wall
Beginners Route Trad, 10 pitches, 1000'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4aNH : Whitehorse Ledge : 7. The Slabs
North Arete Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 1000', Grade III5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : High Sierra : Bear Creek Spire
North Dihedral (aka Just Another BBQ) Trad, Aid, 3 pitches, 500', Grade IV5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A1 UT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - North : ... : El Sombrero
Ahab Trad, 1 pitch, 155'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan Base Routes
West Ridge Trad, Alpine, 1500', Grade III5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : Pigeon Spire
The Armadillo Trad, Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b ME : Katahdin
Cilley-Barber Trad, Ice, 7 pitches, 1000', Grade IVWI4 ME : Katahdin
Coleman Headwall Snow, Alpine, 2000', Grade IVSteep Snow WA : Northwest Region : North Cascades : Mt. Baker
Forget Me Not Trad, 4 pitches, 800', Grade II5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4bUT : San Rafael Swell : San Rafael Swell - South : ... : I Crags (Uneva Canyon)
The Yellow Spur Trad, 6 pitches5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Redgarden Wall : Redgarden - Tower One
The Bastille Crack Trad, 5 pitches, 350'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Bastille : The Bastille - N Face
Stolen Chimney Trad5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b UT : Moab Area : Fisher Towers : Ancient Art
Igor Unchained Trad, 3 pitches5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Witch
Bird Brain Boulevard Trad, Mixed, Ice, 7 pitches, Grade IVWI5 M6 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road
Northwest Buttress Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 1400', Grade II5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : ... : Tenaya Peak
Mother 1 Trad, 1 pitch5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus
Old Number Nine Trad, 60'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b MN : Wolf Ridge ELC Area (North ... : Mystical Mountain Zone
10% Real Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 150'WI5 North America : Canada : Ontario : Orient Bay (Ice)
Casual Route Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, Grade IV5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : ... : The Diamond
The Ribbon Trad, Ice, 4 pitchesWI4 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road
Blitzen Ridge Trad, Alpine5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Ypsilon Mountain
Wild Flower Trad, 3 pitches, 275', Grade II5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : The Bridger Jacks
Regular Route Trad, Aid, 6 pitches, 400', Grade IV5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a C3+ UT : Moab Area : Island In The Sky : Islet In The Sky
Virgin Wool Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 400', Grade III5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a C2+ UT : Moab Area : Arches National Park : Sheep Rock
Kor-Ingalls Route Trad, Grade III5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower
Southeast Face Trad, Alpine, 18 pitches, 2000', Grade V5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c North America : Canada : Northwest Territories : ... : Lotus Flower Tower
North Chimney Trad, 4 pitches, Grade III5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c UT : Moab Area : Castle Valley : Castleton Tower
King's Hand Right Trad, 4 pitches, 400', Grade II5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 UT : Moab Area : Potash Road : ... : King's Hand
In Search Of Suds Trad, 6 pitches, Grade III5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b UT : Moab Area : Island In The Sky : Washer Woman
Romantic Warrior Trad, 9 pitches5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b CA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Warlock
The Moratorium Ice, Alpine, 2 pitches, 400', Grade IIWI4+ WY : Cody : South Fork Shoshone (Ice)
The Main Vein Ice, Alpine, 5 pitches, 900', Grade IIIWI4 PG13 WY : Cody : South Fork Shoshone (Ice)
Otto's Route Trad, Chipped, 5 pitches, 400', Grade II5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CO : Grand Junction Area : Colorado National Monument : Independence Monument
North Face - Chouinard/Beckey/Doody Trad, Snow, Alpine, 12 pitches, 5000', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Mod. Snow North America : Canada : Alberta : ... : Mt. Edith Cavell
East Ridge Trad, Snow, Alpine, 5000', Grade III5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Mod. Snow North America : Canada : Alberta : ... : Mt. Edith Cavell
North Ridge Trad, AlpineEasy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Mt. Conness
Kautz Glacier Ice, Alpine, 9000'WI2-3 WA : Southwest Cascades : Mount Rainier
Absurdland Trad, 1 pitch, 100'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : g. V3 - Middle Earth
Magic Dragon Trad, 10 pitches5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4cCA : Southern Sierra : The Needles / Kern River : ... : The Magician
Hyperbola Trad, 4 pitches, 550'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5aNC : Looking Glass Rock : Nose Area
Parallax Ice, 120'WI5 North America : Canada : Ontario : Orient Bay (Ice)
Northeast Buttress Trad, Alpine, 25 pitches, Grade V5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : Mt. Slesse
Regular Route Trad, 1 pitch, 50'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4aCA : Central Coast : Big Sur : Slate's Spire
Astroman Trad, 10 pitches, 1000', Grade IV5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
The Prow Trad, Aid, 12 pitches, 1200', Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2-3 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
Bird on a Wire Trad, 3 pitches, 230'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Lost Horse Area : ... : Lost Horse Wall - Right Sid...
Snake Dike Trad, 8 pitches, 2000', Grade III5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4bCA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome
Mohling Traverse Trad, Alpine, Grade III5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c CO : Alpine Rock : Indian Peaks : Lone Eagle Peak
Redstone Slabs Ice, 3 pitches, 400', Grade IIIWI5 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Redstone : Narrows, Redstone, McClure ...
Eagle Feather (a.k.a. South Face) Trad, 4 pitches, 350', Grade III5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Eagle Plume Tower
Bachar-Yerian Trad, 4 pitches, 400', Grade III5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6aCA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : ... : Medlicott Dome, Right
The Perfect Crimb Sport, 1 pitch, 45'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : Perfect Crimb Area
Black Jack Crack Trad, Boulder, 1 pitch, 30'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b V2 5+ NH : Rumney : *Rumney Bouldering : ... : The Black Jack Boulder
Thin Air Trad, 4 pitches, 300'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b NH : Cathedral Ledge : Thin Air Face
Blue Sun Trad, 1 pitch, 70'5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a UT : Moab Area : Indian Creek : Way Rambo
Cobble Cruncher Ice, 1 pitch, 120'WI4 UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Ice : The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
Maple Syrup Ice, 1 pitch, 200'WI5-6 R UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Ice : The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
Maple Moon Ice, 200'WI5 UT : Maple Canyon : Maple Canyon Ice : The Box Canyon Ice Climbs
Y Couloir (Right Branch) Trad, Alpine, Grade III CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : Ypsilon Mountain
Upper Diagonal Trad, TR5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a WI : Devil's Lake : East Bluff - East Rampart : Pedestal Buttress
Armatron Trad, 4 pitches, 500'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a NV : Red Rock : Juniper Canyon : Brownstone Wall
Skyline Arete Trad, 6 pitches, 500', Grade II5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b MT : Gallatin Canyon : Skyline Buttress
Blue Condition Ice, 2 pitches, 300', Grade IIIWI5 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : US Highway 550
Escape Artist Trad, 7 pitches, Grade III5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : ... : SOB Gully (skier's left sid...
Journey Home Trad, Grade IV5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CO : Gunnison : Black Canyon of the Gunniso... : ... : North Chasm View Wall
Wilson Arch Regular Route Trad, 1 pitch, 100'5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a UT : Moab Area : 191 South : Wilson Arch
Cable Route Trad, Alpine, Grade III5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c CO : Alpine Rock : RMNP - Rock : ... : North Face/Ridge
Right On Trad, 4 pitches, 350'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 CA : Joshua Tree National Park : Sheep Pass Area : ... : Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West...
The Talisman Trad, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, Grade IVWI6 M6 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Camp Bird Road
Scars and Tripes Forever Trad, 200'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a MN : Tettegouche SP (North Shore... : Palisade Head
The Fang Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 130', Grade IIWI5-6 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Vail Ice : Rigid Designator Amphitheat...
Open Book Trad, 3 pitches, 490'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : Tahquitz Rock : ... : Open Book Area
Rainbow Buttress Trad, 8 pitches, 1200', Grade IV5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c NV : Red Rock : Oak Creek Canyon : Eagle Wall
Wham Ridge Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 2000', Grade III5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3cCO : Alpine Rock : San Juans : ... : Vestal Peak
Regular Route (Higher Cathedral Spire) Trad, 4 pitches, 400'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : ... : Higher Cathedral Spire
Centennial Aid, 4 pitches, 550', Grade IIIA2 WY : Devil's Tower : Durrance Approach
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