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Challenger

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 (4 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Challenger Wall

Lead / Onsight. P1 - P3.

Mar 4, 2016

The Soft Parade

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Pond

Jan 31, 2016

Couples Fear Factor

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

AZ : Central Arizona : ... : Tufa City

Jan 30, 2016

Boving Reflection

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Primitive Buttress

A great short route, well worth walking out to. os

Dec 8, 2015

Prime Meridian

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Cave area

Such a cool feature! Way more fun without the grass.

Dec 6, 2015

The Funky Dan

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Pillars area

Crux was a double knee-bar struggle but nailed it. Awesome route! Technical and physical.

Dec 5, 2015

Ding Dong's Crack

5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Cave area

To the top! Amazing pitch start to finish. Second ascent.

Nov 26, 2015

The Gift

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Crux is tough and insecure. Great line. 2

Nov 21, 2015

Flight of the Locusts

5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Great, sustained pitch. 2nd try rp to first anchor.

Nov 21, 2015

Hieroglyphic

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Tricky start. Awesome corner up top. os

Nov 21, 2015

Wing and a Prayer Project

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Fun route with wonderful variety. os

Nov 17, 2015

Brazen Hussie

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Nice warm-up. os

Nov 17, 2015

Da-Nile

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Multiple crux testpiece! os

Nov 12, 2015

Sahara

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Good moderate. os.

Nov 5, 2015

The Sphinx

5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

5 star pitch. Linked up to second anchor for a warm up. Beautiful topout. os.

Nov 5, 2015

Akhum-Rah

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : The Guardian

Beautiful climb - 5 star Liming classic. I fought through the start. os

Nov 5, 2015

Don't Be A Pussy

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Pillars area

Super chill with a valley giant. os

Oct 24, 2015

Throw Your Legs Around My Shoulders and Let Me Wear You Like A Feedbag

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

Asia : China : ... : Censored Wall

Started the trip off well with this one! os.

Oct 23, 2015

Abraxes Left

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Abraxas Wall

start left move right for the 3* line

Oct 5, 2015

Krack Pipe

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Abraxas Wall

Best to go to 2nd anchor.

Oct 5, 2015

Dost Mitra

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Namaste Wall

Pretty damn good but if Namaste is 4 stars this is two. Rock isn't bad. os

Sep 21, 2015

Made to be Broken

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13 (5 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Carbuncle Buttress

Reachy and stout!

Sep 11, 2015

Farm

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Isolated Climbs

Good steep hand jams! os

Aug 25, 2015

West Face

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

Good 'ol burlfest! Led P1 and P3. os.

Aug 21, 2015

Sorcerer's Apprentice Right

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Super fun desert climbing! Led the whole route os.

Aug 20, 2015

Pervertical Sanctuary

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (6 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Diamond

To the summit w Wade!

Aug 9, 2015

Southwest Corner

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (8 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Saber

With Wade. Awesome route!

Jul 11, 2015

Namaste

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Namaste Wall

First go! Spent more time resting on my knees than climbing.

Jun 7, 2015

Variety Pack

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : 4X4

More fun than I've ever had at the creek - this thing is a voyage! So good. rp 2nd try

Mar 27, 2015

Tube Steaks Tomorrow

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : 2nd Meat Wall

os warm up

Mar 26, 2015

At Your Cervix

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : 2nd Meat Wall

Pumpy lieback with good rests. os

Mar 26, 2015

T-Bones Tonight

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : 2nd Meat Wall

Supurb steep, beautiful corner! os

Mar 26, 2015

Clearlight

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Big Bend Butte

Super memorable desert fun!

Mar 23, 2015

The Omen

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (6 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Sub Peak of Meridian Tower

led P1, P3, and P4+5 megaptich. Wanted more .4s! Sweet line. os.

Mar 18, 2015

Adventure Punks

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (5 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Challenger Wall

Swung odds. P3,4&5 were amazing! Climbed crack on left for P1 at 5.8 grunge or so and safe.

Mar 17, 2015

Fiddler on the Roof

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (7 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Black Velvet Wall

This thing is wild!

Mar 15, 2015

Voice from the Dust

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (8 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Moroni

first four pitches - awesome!

Jan 23, 2015

Two Pump Chump

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (2 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

Jan 19, 2015

Motavation

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

Jan 19, 2015

Team Hilti

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

Jan 19, 2015

Juggalo

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

Jan 19, 2015

Treasure of the Sierra Madre

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (7 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

w Jesse in 4 pitches. Great climbing!

Jan 19, 2015

Space Boyz

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (11 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : La Selva (Jungle Wall)

2015 Cruised it w Wade. os, Sweet crux!

Jan 19, 2015

Gringo Disco

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : The Scrutinizer

os. Beautifully sustained!

Jan 19, 2015

Don Quixote

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Lower Virgin

Stayed in the corner - so good! 2nd try.

Jan 14, 2015

Time Wave Zero

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (23 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Time Wave Buttress

What a bolt clipping voyage! Good times w Wade!

Jan 12, 2015

Snott Girlz

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (7 p) 

North America : Mexico : ... : Mota Wall

First 2 pitches at Potrero! os follow 1 led 2

Dec 29, 2014

Go Sparky Go

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Sparks Wall

One of the coolest sequences in Indian Creek - short but sweet.

Dec 7, 2014

Ruins Crack

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Battle of the Bulge Buttres...

os. I didn't use chalk. Made me feel fine with climbing it.

Dec 6, 2014

Puma

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Cat Wall

rp. 2nd try

Dec 5, 2014

Mad Dog

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Cat Wall

sweet! rp

Dec 5, 2014

The Original Route

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (14 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : The Rainbow Wall

Whoa!

Nov 30, 2014

Cloud Tower

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (6 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Cloud Tower

Five great pitches!

Nov 28, 2014

Monkeyfinger

5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b (9 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Temple of Sinawava

Monkeyfinger pitch is super rad!

Nov 25, 2014

Tatooine

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (15 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Kinesava

This adventure was full of success and failure. The climb - pure success - phenomenal.

Nov 20, 2014

Tricks of the Trade

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b C2 (19 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Isaac

Car to car in 13 hrs w/ 10 hrs on the rock. What a riot!

Nov 17, 2014

The Headache

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Headache Area

os. led all pitches. Amanda's first crack!

Nov 15, 2014

Tricks of the Trade

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b C2 (19 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Isaac

Retreated at pendulum. Have to return to finish. Wild and unique!

Nov 13, 2014

Sheer Lunacy (Free)

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (8 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress

Amazing route! Have to return for a clean ascent. Primo and crux pitches with falls and hangs.

Nov 12, 2014

Locksmith Dihedral

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (8 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Gatekeeper Wall

os. led P1, P3. Stopped after P4.

Nov 11, 2014

Holy Roller

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (5 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Spry

os. Led P1 and P3. Only need doubles with triple .5s.

Nov 10, 2014

Astrolizard

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (7 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : Middle Fork of Taylor

FFA! Led P1, P2, P5, P7.

Nov 5, 2014

Hesitation Blues

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (2 p) 

WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

rp combined pitches. third attempt. Great route!

Oct 20, 2014

Middle Parallel Space

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

WY : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

os. Felt like I was cheating with the hand crack and chimney

Oct 20, 2014

Citadel Crack

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WY : Vedauwoo : Citadel Crag

os. cool!

Oct 19, 2014

Black Sun

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

Better than KI!

Oct 14, 2014

Nagasaki

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Fin Wall

One of the best Creek routes at the grade!

Oct 13, 2014

Double Trouble

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Fin Wall

Awesome!

Oct 13, 2014

FF1

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Fin Wall

os

Oct 13, 2014

Lobotomy

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Cliffs of Insanity

os to chains then couldn't clip the rope my hand was cramping so bad - clipped in directly w/ sling

Oct 11, 2014

M.C.'s Hammer

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Cliffs of Insanity

os. great warm-up!

Oct 11, 2014

The Inhabitants

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Way Rambo

os. Cool start!

Oct 3, 2014

Way Rambo

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Way Rambo

Second rp.

Oct 3, 2014

North Ridge

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (5 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Monster Tower

P2 crux was silty and desperate. Great day w allies on Washer climbing side by side!

Sep 23, 2014

The Regular Route

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (4 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Standing Rock

Wild! Thanks everyone for helping us make it happen! Led P2 and P4 clean. One pt of aid on P3.

Sep 22, 2014

Sims-Hesse-Hanning Route

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Charlie Horse Needle

Three pitches w Wade and Jim. Led P3. Had to fire the crux on a second go. Great route!

Sep 20, 2014

Double Cracks

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : King on the Throne - West

os. Insecure start. Cool pitch!

Sep 17, 2014

Abortions on Parade

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Decadent Wall

os

Sep 16, 2014

Donini's Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

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

os

Sep 16, 2014

Interceptor

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Upper Broadloaves - North

os. Rowdy pitch!

Sep 14, 2014

Bloody Fingers

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Super Hits - Bloody Fingers

os

Sep 14, 2014

Funky Bolt

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Parking Lot Rock - East

os.

Sep 12, 2014

Thin Slice

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Parking Lot Rock - Northeas...

os

Sep 12, 2014

Minor Dihedral

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (10 p) 

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Haystack Mountain

Amazing line. Slabs felt hard. GGT descent is great.

Jul 28, 2014

Northeast Face

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (12 p) 

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Pingora

Beautiful route. Classically crowded.

Jul 25, 2014

Rites of Passage

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (9 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain

Wild! Climbed in 5 pitches. Amazing day.

Jun 3, 2014

Plan B

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (8 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Mt. Moroni

Good steep fun!

Jun 2, 2014

Class Act

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (2 p) 

UT : Moab Area : State Highway 313

Rad roadside route! Bomber green bigbro placement on P2.

May 29, 2014

Russian Arete

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (6 p) 

CO : Gunnison : ... : Aretes

I like Russian things! Великолепный маршрут - прекрасный день! Я был в восторге!

May 19, 2014

Thicker than Water

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Day Canyon Cragging Routes

os. Awesome! Incredible Hulk, shirt tearing ascent!

May 2, 2014

Fine Jade

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (5 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : The Rectory

linked w/ North Face. 3 pitches - led 2nd through sugar pitch.

May 1, 2014

North Face

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

linked w/ Fine Jade. led 2&3.

May 1, 2014

Primrose Dihedrals

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (7 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Moses

The middle of the Ear was a struggle, must break into layback next time.

Mar 29, 2014

Dunn Route

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (5 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Moses

Old school flavor!

Mar 28, 2014

Shune's Buttress

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (8 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain

5 pitches. Led 200 foot wide megapitch, did not send headwall crux - a beauty I'm happy to return to!

Mar 24, 2014

The Megamahedral

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 (7 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : The Minotaur

Megafun!

Mar 22, 2014

Smashmouth

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (4 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : The Confluence

os. led 1&3. after the Germans snatched Shunes from us.

Mar 21, 2014

Sinestra

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Original Meat Wall

os. At 5'7' only one point on to make the crack switch. Favorite handcrack at the creek!

Mar 9, 2014

Meat Hooks

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Original Meat Wall

os. 5.9 fists forever w/ a burly roof pull.

Mar 9, 2014

Upper Diagonal

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Pedestal Buttress

os. difficult getting familar with the lack of friction.

Oct 26, 2013

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