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My hands after climbing Luxury Liner aka Supercrack. Photo by Jenna Bostock.


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All Mixed Up

WI4 R (4 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Glacier Gorge

Climbed with Bob Chase for my 30th birthday. Fourth pitch was MONEY.

Oct 25, 2013

Boston

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Climbed with Jenna & Jen Aitken.

Aug 5, 2013

Disneyland

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Climbed w/ Brendan

May 27, 2013

Gelsa

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Climbed w/ Brendan

May 27, 2013

Boston

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Climbed w/ Jenna

Apr 22, 2013

Ken's Crack

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Did not feel strong... climbed w/ Martin Z. x2

Apr 17, 2013

High Exposure

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

w/ Brendan Blanchard

Apr 14, 2013

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

w/ Brendan Blanchard

Apr 13, 2013

Rhododendron

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

w/ Brendan Blanchard

Apr 13, 2013

Beginner's Delight

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

w/ Brendan Blanchard

Apr 13, 2013

The Twin Columns

WI3-4 (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : The Twin Columns

Setup a TR and climbed with Anthony Chiaravallo. The left pillar feels like a solid WI4.

Mar 9, 2013

The Playground

WI2-3 (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : The Playground

Climbed a WI3 line with Anthony Chiaravallo, Steph Strauss, and Jenna Bostock.

Mar 9, 2013

Ron's Gully

WI2+ (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

Led. Anthony Chiaravallo

Mar 8, 2013

Ron's Gully

WI2+ (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

TR'd to break down anchors.

Mar 8, 2013

Climax

WI2+ (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

Led it. Took Jenna & Jason Davila climbing here.

Mar 3, 2013

Ice Capades

WI2+ (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

Climbed w/ Martin & Emil.

Jan 27, 2013

Climax

WI2+ (1 p) 

NY : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

Led this - took Martin & Emil out ice climbing for their first time. Great beginner route.

Jan 27, 2013

Gelsa

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Climbed with Anthony Chiaravallo. Great third pitch.

Aug 17, 2012

West Chimney

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

Climbed this up to the Swanson Arete.

Aug 8, 2012

Swanson Arete

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

Climbed with Jenna and Joey via the West Chimney 5.6 start. Great day.

Aug 8, 2012

South Arete

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (2 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : First Flatironette

Climbed with Jenna and Matt Tucker

Aug 6, 2012

Incredible Hand Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Hangdogged the shit out of this after Supercrack. Thanks to Karl Kelley for the belay and quick lead.

Aug 2, 2012

Supercrack of the Desert

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Hangdogged the shit out of this. Thanks to Karl Kelley for the belay.

Aug 2, 2012

Wilson Arch Regular Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Wilson Arch

Night climb with Jenna and Karl & Michelle Kelley & Stephen someone or other.

Aug 2, 2012

Regular Route AKA East Rib

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (3 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Looking Glass Rock

Climbed with Jenna. Led it pretty quick. Met up w/ Karl & Michelle from the Desert Bistro.

Aug 1, 2012

North Ridge

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Mt. Conness

Jenna and I retreated off first tower after climbing up and down glaciers all morning & getting lost.

Jul 24, 2012

North Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Upper Spire

Jenna's first outdoor climb & rappel.

Jul 20, 2012

Knapsack Crack

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Hogsback (north face)

Climbed w/ John Zirinsky.

Jun 24, 2012

North Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Upper Spire

Climbed with John Zirinsky. Second pitch should be 400' longer. Great route. Too short.

Jun 23, 2012

Chouinard's Gully

WI3 (2 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

w/ Brendan Blanchard

Jan 11, 2012

Lions on the Beach

WI4- (1 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

w/ Brendan Blanchard & Stephen Portnoy

Jan 10, 2012

Ford - Stettner Couloir (Ski Descent)

WI2-3 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

Split-boarded up to the Upper Saddle and snowboard down. Fucking hard. W/ Christian Santelices.

Apr 20, 2010

The Bastille Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

I led pitches 2 & 4, Rob led pitches 1,3, & 5... did 5.8 variation at the end

May 6, 2008

Reggae

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Wind Tower - SW Face

Alex led this pitch... it didn't seem like it was all it was hyped up to be...

May 5, 2008

Calypso

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Wind Tower - SW Face

Alex led the first pitch, then we did the Reggae pitch, I led the final easy rope stretching pitch

May 5, 2008

Gambit

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak

Florian Wells led Gambit the 5.10 variation (Ginseng Junkie) to the Tiger Balm Arete finish

Apr 5, 2008

Ginseng Junkie

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : Shirt Tail Peak

Excellent Variation to Gambit - Florian Wells led it - Finished on Tiger Balm Arete

Apr 5, 2008

Seventh Tentacle

WI5 M6 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Rigid Designator Amphitheat...

TR'd after JR's lead

Feb 17, 2008

The Fang

WI5-6 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Rigid Designator Amphitheat...

TR'd - trip w/ Justin Selmanson & Jack Roberts - fucking pumpy. Lesson: Climb More.

Feb 17, 2008

Hidden Falls (main)

WI4 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Hidden Falls

TR'd this and the climb to the left w/ Ross Ledgerwood

Dec 29, 2007

Lincoln Falls Minor

WI4- (2 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Hoosier Pass/Lincoln Fall

good lead, fun.

Nov 25, 2007

Arch

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

Led the first pitch.

Nov 26, 2006

Frog's Head

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

led first pitch. really wanted to do 2nd but partner freaked out and we bailed.

Oct 31, 2006

Disneyland

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

led in one long rope-dragging pitch. partner cried after topping out.

Oct 31, 2006

Rhododendron

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

led

Oct 24, 2006

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Oct 24, 2006

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Psych soloed it.

Sep 29, 2006

Son of Easy O

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

Tendonitis forced me off the top of the 2nd pitch. David Lucander.

May 26, 2006

Little Finger

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Rogers Rock

I led pitches 1 & 3 with David Lucander. Paid teens in beer to drop us off and pick us up via boat.

May 25, 2006

Directissima

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Climbed w/ David Lucander. Led pitches 2 & 4. Favorite climb ever?

May 24, 2006

The Entertainer

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Junkyard Wall

Pink point attempt. Took 20' lead fall. No top out.

May 19, 2006

Chewy

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Long Wall

Fell once but topped out

May 17, 2006

Souled Out

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Led & fell at 2nd crux.

May 17, 2006

Personal Pronoun

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Long Wall

I led and fell at anchors. 25' lead fall. Climbed again and topped out.

May 17, 2006

Orange Oswald

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Worked on TR w/ Christina Austin & Brad Parry.

May 16, 2006

She got the Bosch, I got Drilled

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Followed. Didn't top out.

May 16, 2006

Voodoo Surfing

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Orange Oswald Wall

Top roped.

May 16, 2006

Sand in My Crack (Cuddle Monkey)

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : Rico Suave Buttress

Brian 'Muffin' Dellet led it and I cleaned it.

May 15, 2006

Ingrate

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WV : The New River Gorge : ... : The Long Wall

Led it. Not clean. Barbara Spokas.

May 14, 2006

Standard Route

WI3+ (2 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Standard Route Area

VERY SLUSHY. Led first pitch. Tried to go out onto 2nd but too wet. Bailed. w/ Stas

Mar 15, 2006

Pinnacle Gully

WI3 (3 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

Soloed. Brittle terrible ice. Car to Car 5 hours 45 minutes.

Mar 13, 2006

Multiplication Gully

WI3+ (3 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Wilmington Notch - High Fal...

Onsight solo. Car to car 80 minutes.

Mar 4, 2006

Odell's Gully

WI2-3 (1 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

Onsight solo. -26 degrees Farenheit on the summit. Deprivation Day. 1 liter H20, 1 power bar, 3 GU

Feb 18, 2006

Pinnacle Gully

WI3 (3 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

Soloed Christmas Eve. One of the best climbs of my life.

Dec 24, 2005

Horseman

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Climbed with some kid from rc.com

Nov 23, 2005

P38

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

Climbed with some kid from rockclimbing.com

Nov 23, 2005

Over and Out

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Rincon - L of Center Route

Excellent

Nov 3, 2005

Bunny

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Very easy lead. Thought it was a two pitch 5.4 that I linked into 1 pitch.

Aug 17, 2005

Nosedive

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Peter led. I fell @ crux but topped out. LOVED IT. 6 great routes in 1 day.

Aug 17, 2005

Horseman

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Placed about 5 pieces of pro. Nice lead. Peter cleaned.

Aug 17, 2005

Coronary

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

TR'd after Apoplexy. Thin face moves and some overhang. AMAZING.

Aug 17, 2005

Apoplexy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Peter led. I cleaned. One of my favorite pitches of all time.

Aug 17, 2005

Broken Sling

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Did first pitch. Got my ass handed to me. Out of shape.

Aug 17, 2005

Lakeview

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (8 p) 

NH : Cannon Cliff : 5. Slabs

Brad Parry & I swapped leads. Together we placed 10 pieces of pro in 8 pitches. I led 2, 4, & 8

Aug 10, 2005

Brass Balls

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

NH : Artist's Bluff

I led and linked both pitches at 7:30 PM. Great night climb w/ Brad Parry.

Aug 8, 2005

The West Chimney

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

NH : Hounds Hump Ridge (Eaglet e... : The Eaglet

I led both pitches. Great little spire. Brad Parry followed.

Jul 31, 2005

Vultures

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

NH : Kancamagus Crags : ... : Sundown Ledge--Main Cliff

Brad Parry led. I hang dogged it.

Jul 31, 2005

Central Gully - Rock Climb

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

Brad & I soloed this in our approach shoes then went to the summit.

Jul 30, 2005

Whitney Gilman Ridge

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

NH : Cannon Cliff : 1. Whitney-Gilman Area

Brad Parry linked first pitches into 2. I linked last 2 pitches into 1. We did the 5.8 variation.

Jul 29, 2005

Sleep in the Dry Spot

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NH : Echo Crag : 3. Grunge Wall

Climbed after doing the WG, eating, and going shopping for a bivy sack. Chuck Woodman hooked me up!

Jul 29, 2005

Fred Beckey

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

UT : Zion National Park : ... : South Fork

Soloed then took turns leading it w/ Karl Kreider.

Mar 14, 2005

The Mountaineer's Route

3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Mod. Snow (1 p) 

CA : High Sierra : Mt. Whitney

Winter ascent of Whitney. Got to 13,300 before Karl got hit with AMS and had to bail.

Mar 10, 2005

Central Couloir

WI3 M1 Easy Snow (2 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mt. Webster

I climbed this or Landslide Gully. Not sure.

Feb 20, 2005

Roaring Brook Falls

WI3+ (3 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Giant Mountain

Placed 2 screws on P1. Soloed P2 & P3. Walked off.

Jan 29, 2005

Chouinard's Gully

WI3 (2 p) 

NY : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

Climbed in 2 pitches. Places 2 ice screws in pitch 1. Soloed P2. 4 screws in 5 pitches 2day.

Dec 29, 2004

Shining Rock

WI2 (1 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Mt. Lafayette

I soloed, trailed a rope & TR'd Brad Parry. First Ascent?

Dec 27, 2004

North Gully

WI3 (1 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

Beautiful lead. 75 mph winds in Alpine Garden. Felt like Himalayas. w/ Brad Parry

Dec 4, 2004

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

TR'd. Bouldered a couple V1/V2's. Hugh Herr Roof? Dislocator Roof?

Nov 27, 2004

Hugh Herr Roof

V4 6B (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : Uberfall problems

Thought this was a V1 or V2. Seemed pretty easy. Fun.

Nov 27, 2004

Rhododendron

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Led & setup TR for Karl Kreider.

Nov 27, 2004

Pinnacle Gully

WI3 (3 p) 

NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine

First ice lead. VERY early thin conditions. Led 1st 2 pitches. Brad Parry took last (his 1st lead)

Nov 20, 2004

Baby

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

Loved both pitches. Mike C led.

Nov 6, 2004

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Nov 6, 2004

Rhododendron

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

NY : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Nov 6, 2004

Jump Start

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WV : Franklin Gorge

Led this. Didn't do the jump start - started in the cave. Thought it was easier. 5.7

Oct 10, 2004

Scuttle

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : Lower Slabs

Good hand crack.

Oct 9, 2004

Discrepancy

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : Lower Slabs

Took Dylan Amen & Karl Kreider here for their 1st day of climbing outdoors. Great route. 2x

Oct 9, 2004

Le Gourmet

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (4 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Climbed in sneakers. Lost my climbing shoes last night. Did Le Gourmet to Front C.

May 21, 2004

Front C

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Climbed in sneakers. Lost my climbing shoes last night.

May 21, 2004

Ecstasy

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

WV : Seneca Rocks : South End

Jeremy Morgan led both pitches. Good climb.

May 20, 2004

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