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Northcutt Start

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

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

Almost got it this time, one brief rest

Oct 17, 2015

The Bastille Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

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

Led P1 to tr Northcutt Start

Oct 17, 2015

Breakfast in Bed

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Right after 32 hours of travel from India

Oct 17, 2015

Blind Faith

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

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

P1 Redpoint. Followed Peter on P2

Sep 9, 2015

Northcutt Start

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

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

TR, followed the crack to high and came off

Sep 9, 2015

Pre-Op

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Arch of Titus

OS w Prakash

Aug 27, 2015

Post-Op

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

CO : Lyons : ... : Arch of Titus

Tr flash

Aug 27, 2015

Triple Bypass

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : Arch of Titus

Thought this was Arch of Titus. Bailed off a nut below first big roof

Aug 27, 2015

Post-Op

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

CO : Lyons : ... : Arch of Titus

Another clean lap

Aug 27, 2015

Werk Supp

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (2 p) 

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

Led w Peter. Finally did P2! And in the rain

Aug 18, 2015

Dihedral [River Wall] aka Shades of Murky Depths

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : River Wall II

OS with Deb

Aug 15, 2015

Arresting Arete

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : River Wall II

Hang sesh

Aug 15, 2015

Face Off

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Sport Land

Gear lead just right of this w Deb

Jul 31, 2015

Buried Treasure

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Treasure Wall

Led 2 w Deb

Jul 31, 2015

Face Off

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Sport Land

Led w Deb

Jul 30, 2015

Wind Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (4 p) 

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

Led P1 w pfwein

Jul 29, 2015

The Flakes

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

Led w pfwein

Jul 29, 2015

C'est La Morte

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

On TR after leading Flakes. Not a good TR due to swing with rope over sharp flake at top

Jul 29, 2015

Dan's Line

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Bihedral (Upper Tier)

Lead with Deb

Jul 28, 2015

Trick or Treat

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Bihedral (Upper Tier)

Led w Deb. First rock in 10 months

Jul 28, 2015

Hold The Line

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Bihedral (Upper Tier)

Lead

Jul 28, 2015

Group Therapy

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Bihedral (Upper Tier)

Lead with Deb

Jul 28, 2015

Sun Spot

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : The Bihedral (Upper Tier)

Lead

Jul 28, 2015

Pisco Normal Route

Mod. Snow (1 p) 

South America : Peru : ... : Quebrada Llanganuco

with Deb and Prakash

Jul 6, 2015

McHenry's Notch Couloir

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c AI2 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : McHenry's Peak

With Deb and Prakash

Jun 20, 2015

Black Lake - West Gully

WI4 (5 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Glacier Creek Drainage incl...

In two 70m stretchers w Prakash

Mar 7, 2015

Lost in Time

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

P2 only OS

Sep 27, 2014

Hollow Man

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

In one OS w Deb, great!

Sep 27, 2014

Handcrack-a-rete

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

OS w Deb in two (skipped P3)

Sep 27, 2014

Planetary Pull

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Coliseum

OS w Deb, good

Sep 27, 2014

Bitty Buttress

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Bitty Buttress

All clean in 3 w Deb. P1, P2/3, P4.

Sep 20, 2014

Cold Fusion

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Wall

OS with plenty of gear placements, fun shorty

Sep 20, 2014

Over the Hill

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

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

Led P1, fell once at lower crux, got the rest clean. Followed pfwein on P2

Sep 16, 2014

Faulty Logic

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

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

Led OS with pfwein

Sep 16, 2014

Days of Heaven

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (3 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Rock Of Ages

Led P1 clean, followed P2 clean, led P3 with trouble at the crux. With pfwein.

Sep 14, 2014

Cussin' Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

Led w Deb in 2. 630 start. Polished!

Sep 3, 2014

Captain Beyond

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (5 p) 

CO : Boulder : ... : Mickey Mouse Wall

w/pfwein. Lead p1,3,5. P4 and P5 not clean. Beyond fun

Aug 30, 2014

Purple Haze

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

Led P1/2 combo as described here clean w Deb. We then climbed a grungy second pitch to the upper rap tree (per Levin Guide)

Aug 24, 2014

Bushwack Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS in 2 w Deb. Excellent P1 going left around the flake. G rated gem

Aug 24, 2014

Chockstone

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

Led P1 only, twice. First attempt fell at crux, second attempt got the RP.

Aug 24, 2014

Ice Nine

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS w Deb per Levin's guide at 5.7+, seems appropriate for the committing traverse move onto arete

Aug 24, 2014

The Nose

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (7 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

Led short P1, 5.9 splitter variant P3, and full 70m P5 to rap off. Pfwein took the crux, I botched the 10b following. Great route

Aug 16, 2014

Lunar Avenue

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb. Interesting and can be sewn up

Aug 15, 2014

Positively Fourth Street

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb getting a clean follow. Direct finish. Really nice climbing and gear.

Aug 15, 2014

Dr. Michael Solar

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

OS w Deb, good but short

Aug 15, 2014

Duh Dihedral

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

Rope solo OS after work, 5.6+++ with some questionable gear and rock, but nice a climb!

Aug 11, 2014

Duh Dihedral

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

Clean and rap

Aug 11, 2014

Don't Peel

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

Rope solo OS (lead half w Mountain Jam)

Aug 10, 2014

Purple Haze

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

OS rope solo of P1 as described here

Aug 10, 2014

Mountain Jam

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

OS rope solo (cleaning half) - one good move, the rest is pretty bad

Aug 10, 2014

Eye of the Potato

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part F - The P...

TR solo OS. Pretty easy for the grade at Eldo

Aug 10, 2014

Verschneidung Dihedral

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part A - Versc...

Clean of P2

Aug 9, 2014

Mesca-Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

Clean and rap

Aug 9, 2014

Mesca-Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

Rope solo OS. First rope solo lead on rock! I like it, but the gri gri is sub-optimal

Aug 9, 2014

Verschneidung Dihedral

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part A - Versc...

FS P1, rope solo P2, all OS. Downpour! Fun times

Aug 9, 2014

Sidetrack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (6 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

OS in 5 w Sarah. Led P1/2, 5. Tied w Loose Ends for fav at Lumpy. 8hrs CTC

Aug 6, 2014

Backflip

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

In 4 clean pitches to the summit w Deb. P4 used a 5.7 off width and lichen covered face.

Aug 3, 2014

Cosmosis

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Bell Buttress - Main Crag

OS p1, good gear and great climbing

Jul 31, 2014

Cosmosis

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Bell Buttress - Main Crag

TR of P1 after lead, OS lead of P2 at 5.9. Great route! With Deb. Walk off descent in dark

Jul 31, 2014

Chihuahua Enchilada

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

TROS of arête from bottom, 5.8+?

Jul 29, 2014

Mosquito Burrito

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

TROS of face to left, 5.10b?

Jul 29, 2014

Mosquito Burrito

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Crag

Cleaned after Deb led OS

Jul 29, 2014

Turnkorner

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (7 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

In 4 clean pitches OS w pfwien. I led 1/2 and 6/7 w direct finish. 8.5hrs car to car. Awesome!

Jul 26, 2014

Northwest Corner

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock

OS in 1 w Deb, direct arête finish. Best on the Cob so far

Jul 23, 2014

Cable Route

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : North Face/Ridge

Rap after KorsDoor/Kieners combo

Jul 20, 2014

Kor's Door

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lower East Face

OS w Deb in 3, Hornsby Finish. Great rock/gear-some 5.9 for sure. Summit via Kieners/NorthRap/Camel descent. Long 15hr:45min day trip.

Jul 20, 2014

Kiener's Route

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Easy Snow (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...

Day trip combo with Kor's Door, north face cable rap and Camel descent. W Debbie

Jul 20, 2014

Redguard

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (6 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

OS in 4 w Deb, original start/face finish. Last 3 pitches from big ledge are long/discontinuous and not worth repeat.

Jul 19, 2014

Touch 'N' Go

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Tower Two

OS in two with Deb. Great gear, easy 5.9

Jul 18, 2014

Upside The Cranium

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Lyons : ... : The Monkey Skull

OS. Debbie followed clean in the rain

Jul 15, 2014

Hiatus

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book

OS w Deb. Finished P3 in the black groove (8+R) and did a 5.9+ finish P4 to the summit.

Jul 12, 2014

Backflip

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

OS of P1 only, to chains, w Deb. Rained off.

Jul 12, 2014

North Face Left

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock

OS w Deb. Pro more than adequate. Direct finish on P2 up nice 8+ crack

Jul 8, 2014

Climb of the Ancient Mariner

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookend

OS w Deb. Nice climb. Runouts are a bit spicy, but on 5.8+ face

Jul 5, 2014

Men in Tights

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

Lap

Jul 1, 2014

Tony Bubb's Little Stick

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

RP without pillar

Jul 1, 2014

Men in Tights

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

OS, good stuff, w Deb

Jul 1, 2014

Maid Marian

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

RP, true to arête is 10a? w Deb

Jul 1, 2014

Little John's Big Stick

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Sherwood Forest

On TR clean, pillar holds only, nice

Jul 1, 2014

The Steeple

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Deb Jon and Jen lapped

Jun 29, 2014

Crucifix

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Jon attempted. Deb clean follow

Jun 29, 2014

Crystal Staircase

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Set this up for Jon and Jen, to the first chains

Jun 29, 2014

The Steeple

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

Lap to clean

Jun 29, 2014

Fin Du Monde

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : Outer Gates

OS, Deb cleaned. Thought this was 5.8 groove route to left

Jun 29, 2014

Out to Lunge

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (2 p) 

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

OS in 2 to summit w Deb, rain showers and sun. Nice route, poorly protected start but it's easy.

Jun 27, 2014

Beetle Bailey

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

OS with Deb, after Baileys Overhang. Nice combo!

Jun 24, 2014

Bailey's Overhang

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

OS with Deb, combined with Beetle Bailey above. Worth repeat

Jun 24, 2014

Anthill Direct

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (5 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - S Buttress

OS w Deb. Nice position, good gear, original start, direct finish, combined p3/4 - too much drag

Jun 22, 2014

Dry Run

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

Deb led

Jun 20, 2014

Happy Ending

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

OS with Deb

Jun 20, 2014

Splitting Hares

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

OS, bolts only, w Deb. good!

Jun 20, 2014

Curb Service

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Lower Right Side

RP, backed of initial moves on first attempt. w Deb

Jun 20, 2014

Pri-Moe

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

Fail. Climbed into the slot, then backed off despite good gear. Lame

Jun 16, 2014

Lucky Strikes Again

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

OS w Deb, nice steep finish

Jun 16, 2014

Runaway

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

OS w Deb. Belayed her from mid anchor. 30m route from base ledges. Worth repeating

Jun 16, 2014

Camel Toe

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (6 p) 

CO : Estes Park Valley : ... : McGregor Slab

OS w Deb in 5 to summit. Casual and fun, worth repeating. 3.5hrs CTC

Jun 14, 2014

Voodoo

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

P1 only with Deb, two moves and two pieces

Jun 13, 2014

Breakfast in Bed

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

OS with Deb, nice and steep, well protected

Jun 13, 2014

J-Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : J-Crack Slab Area

OS through P2, then bailed off just before downpour. W Deb who only got P1. Need to come back

Jun 8, 2014

Hair City

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R (3 p) 

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

Lead super fun P2 linked from West Arête. Deb led P3.

Jun 4, 2014

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