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Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing at Frog Buttress


Member Since: Jan 22, 2010
Last Visit: Mar 2, 2016
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Point Rank: # 3,324
Total Points: 195
Last Year: 10
Last 30 Days: 0
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1



Where has kachoong been climbing?










kachoong is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in The Outback, Texas, 43 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: none specified
Other Interests: Photography, SCUBA
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Ice:  Leads WI4  Follows WI5
Mixed:  Leads M3  Follows M6
More information:
Have been climbing for 19 years and I'm originally from Australia, having moved to Texas seven years ago. Prior to this year, I've been a tri-annual climber, compared to my early years of constant climbing, and so I'm not as strong as I used to be. This year I've made some decent gains and climbed a lot more, especially now that I've moved to Austin. I can usually keep a good head-game and rely on my experience often when it comes to long days and committing to run-out routes. Getting better on the steep overhanging routes. Always willing to climb, when time allows, but until I move closer to the mountains I will be predominantly the weekend warrior.
Photo Albums by kachoong    
Rock Climbing Photo: High on Cornerstone Rib, Crater Bluff in the Warru...

Pics
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Out There
Aquatic Anxiety 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
  Nov 12 - Climbed on TR. Short crux. Found it easier than Texas Crude cuz I have no endurance.
Texas Crude 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Nov 12 - Did on TR. Pumpy hands all the way. Rested a ton! One day I'll have it!
Amazon Boulder 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Nov 5 - Onsight. Tricky to first bolt.
South American Crack 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Nov 5 - Very nice crack climbing. Had to rest once. Need more endurance.
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 34
The Barb 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Syke's Sickle 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Culp-Bossier 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Direct South Ridge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Southwest Corner 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Southwest Corner 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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TJ Swan 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Knuckle Duster 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Close To The Top 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
AREAS
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What's the crack?  The new back yard wall.  which belay?  Rope UIAA fall counter  View from up on Peacemaker, Sheepshead, Cochise Stronghold. 
Fear of Flying 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Texas Crude 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Remission 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Maranatha 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Eat 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Aquatic Anxiety 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hound Dog 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Prototype 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Maranatha 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Water Ballet 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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