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The Valley, wet spring of '62. Victory dance with my sister after hearing that Harding sent the Leaning Tower.


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Super D

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Chicago Creek Rock

Followed Angus; nice new anchor, good rock.

Sep 18, 2014

Hand Crack (aka White Lightning)

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

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

Dec 18, 2013

Horse d'Oeuvre (aka Pony Express P1 to Zip Code)

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

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

Dec 4, 2013

Waiting For Columbus

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : Third Flatiron

with Mike Walley

Oct 27, 2013

Northeast Buttress

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (11 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Higher Cathedral Rock

Greg Cameron led all but two pitches.

Sep 30, 2013

Reed's Pinnacle Left

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Reed's Pinnacle Area

Greg Cameron led first two pitches.

Sep 29, 2013

Straw Turkey

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Turkey Rock

Sep 24, 2013

Satyr's Asshole

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Turkey Rock

Finished at Straw Turkey anchor, 34m.

Sep 24, 2013

Wear Cattle

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Sunshine Wall

Wyatt Payne led, I whined only a little cleaning the last piece from the corner.

Sep 22, 2013

Jabba

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lincoln Lake Slabs

Followed Mike Cichon who was surprised the route was so good.

Sep 7, 2013

Marge's Navel

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

OR : Southwest Oregon : Greensprings

via nicely bolted 5.11a finish.

Aug 15, 2013

Double Exposure

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lincoln Lake Slabs

w/ Marsha, hundreds of Columbine on hike, via left finish's wild undercling

Jul 22, 2013

Cima Piccola South Arete Yellow edge

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (11 p) 

Europe : Italy : ... : Tre Cime di Lavaredo

with Dave Kozak, snowy downclimb in rock shoes below the col

Jul 19, 2013

West Buttress

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (3 p) 

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

Led direct start with Jeroen

Jul 16, 2013

Schubert

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (7 p) 

Europe : Italy : ... : Piz Ciavazes

with Dave Kozak

Jul 15, 2013

North Face

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

Europe : Italy : ... : Torre Barancio

With Dave Kozak. We also bagged the 5.11a/b sport pitch under the last rappel.

Jul 8, 2013

Schubert/Friendship Route

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 (7 p) 

Europe : Italy : ... : Piz Chiavezes

with Dave Kozak who showed me the route

Jul 7, 2013

Central Pillar of Frenzy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (5 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Middle Cathedral Rock

Bridwell was right, 5.10a. IMO way harder than Lena's

Jun 15, 2013

Excellent Smithers

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (4 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Center

Only made it to pitch three before the blinding sun hit us.

Jun 14, 2013

Ewe.F.O

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Ibex : ... : Ewe For Real Wall

Note to self: Ewe aint nothin' but a hangdog!

May 2, 2013

Razor Crack

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (1 p) 

OR : Southwest Oregon : Greensprings

With Marsha

Apr 27, 2013

When A Stranger Calls

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Mescalito

With Chip Wilson, Dan Brockway

Apr 18, 2013

Southeast Face of Nelion (17,021')

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (20 p) 

Africa : Kenya : Mt Kenya

Solo, leapfrogging cams, 8mm x 60m rap line.

Feb 1, 2013

Kidogo Kidogo

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

Africa : Kenya : Sangalo Rocks

Free at easy ten; MP won't erase the A1. added 2nd bolt to rap

Jan 31, 2013

Sidewinder

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (2 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Turkey Tail

led by Mike Cichon

Oct 28, 2012

Jabba

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lincoln Lake Slabs

Followed Beth Bennett who onsight flashed.

Jul 15, 2012

Practice Run

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Training Grounds

Compared to City of Rocks, Smith, Toulumne; this humble crag is better.

May 31, 2012

Jungle Love

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Jungle

Worth traveling thousands of miles for.

May 31, 2012

Learning Curve

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Training Grounds

Went right at last bolt, easy dodge makes pitch 5.7ish.

May 31, 2012

Welcome to the Jungle

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Jungle

Best 5.8 pitch ever.

May 31, 2012

Northwest Ridge/Standard Route

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c AI2 Steep Snow (1 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Sir Sanford Group

I wish!

Dec 24, 2011

Braille Book

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (6 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Higher Cathedral Rock

great bike approach from camp 4,with Dan Brockway

Jun 21, 2011

Horse d'Oeuvre (aka Pony Express P1 to Zip Code)

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

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

'Pony Code', best .9 in Eldo!

Mar 15, 2011

Half Dome Crack aka Party Time

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Little Half Dome

with Marsha.

Mar 10, 2011

Moonridge Crack

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Green Meanie Bouldering

with Chris Hodge and Rob Baker

Feb 17, 2011

The Itch

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Durango : ... : Gold Wall

Jan 30, 2011

Rollercoaster

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

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

Glad to be surprised by this new addition to Bath.

Sep 1, 2010

Sinsemilla

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Elephant Rock - East

Sep 1, 2010

School Boys Indirect

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

TX : Barton Creek Greenbelt : New Wall

Why leave cool Colorado to climb this in August? Ivy, born 7/26/2010, in San Antonio.

Aug 4, 2010

Hysteria

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

TX : Barton Creek Greenbelt : New Wall

Too hot! But looking forward to a winter visit.

Aug 4, 2010

Arctic Breeze

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : West Wall

Jul 29, 2010

Steck-Salathe

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (15 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Sentinel Rock

with Ryan Sprackling leading hardest pitches.

Jun 21, 2010

High on Boulder

WI4 (3 p) 

WY : Cody : South Fork Shoshone (Ice)

Dec 28, 2009

The Fat Farm

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Scarface

Nov 25, 2009

Blind Assumption

WI5 M5 (3 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : North Face of Pike's Peak

Nov 11, 2009

3AM Crack

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

With Marsha, Ryan, and Emily

Oct 19, 2009

Bad Rad Duality

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Cleaned it free? Time to get real and lead it!

Oct 19, 2009

Incredible Hand Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Oct 18, 2009

Gorilla

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Acopa JB's made the foot-stuffing fun.

Oct 18, 2009

Wild Works of Fire

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

Led to new anchor

Oct 4, 2009

By Gully

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

Finally got to take my 6 for it's first walk.

Jul 19, 2009

The Grand Wall

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 (9 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Grand Wall Area

I freed all the moves I had to. George freed the rest.

Jun 5, 2009

North Face

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Castleton Tower

Wyatt Payne led. Electrical discharge from summit bolts forced Kor-Ingalls descent.

May 23, 2009

Sea of Holes

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R (2 p) 

TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : Central Wall

Less gnar-gnar than HairCity@Eldo and a little easier.

Feb 5, 2009

Wear Cattle

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Sunshine Wall

John Langston led. Nice to see the excellent new hardware!

Jan 22, 2009

The Peacemaker

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (7 p) 

AZ : Cochise Stronghold : ... : The Sheepshead

Only did first four pitches. We rapped nice anchors to right down another amazing line.

Jan 16, 2009

Dehydration

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Sunny Side (Right End)

a little run on the bulge but fun anyway

Dec 17, 2008

Jump Start

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

NM : New Mexico, other Southern ... : ... : Sunny Side (Right End)

top rope only. I'll be glad to return.

Nov 30, 2008

Cross-trainer

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

NM : Las Cruces Area Climbing : ... : Checkerboard Wall

Nov 29, 2008

Fox Trot

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

TX : Hueco Tanks : ... : Fox Tower

Nov 27, 2008

Bone Collector aka Bone Crusher

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

CO : Golden : The Quarry Wall

Top rope in 1993.

Nov 14, 2008

Nickel Bag

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five and Dime Cliff

Oct 18, 2008

Mockery

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five and Dime Cliff

Morning shade was handy

Oct 16, 2008

Bijou

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five and Dime Cliff

Oct 16, 2008

Gold Dust

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Chapel Wall

Sep 23, 2008

Crying Time Again

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (4 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Northwest Face

Final crux felt hard due to intense toe pain.

Aug 17, 2008

Jabba

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Lincoln Lake Slabs

Followed John Langston who onsight flashed

Jul 15, 2008

Pillar of Society

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CA : Tahoe Vicinity : ... : Lower Buttress

Ten years ago it took several days of dog'n. Worth every second of public humiliation.

Feb 20, 2008

Trouthead

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Golden : ... : Little Eiger

Hard to read, like Super Slab's first pitch? Thanks Drew!

Jan 11, 2008

Leaning Pillar

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Golden : ... : Winterfest Wall

Only 'b' if you flip the right hand from thumbs down to thumbs up before the fifth bolt.

Dec 23, 2007

Original Route

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (5 p) 

AZ : Sedona Area : ... : The Mace

If this is a nine, then Castleton is a seven. See comments for more details on Az decimal sys.

Oct 28, 2007

Nine Gallon Buckets

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (2 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : Morning Glory Wall

Hard for a ten! Home-team advantage really helps.

Sep 9, 2007

Cool Ranch Flavor

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : Morning Glory Wall

It was worth every second of the public humiliation needed to figure out the crux. Great Moves!

Sep 9, 2007

Free Speech

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail

Every year, as often a possible. 50% of trys.

Aug 29, 2007

C'est What?

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail

Every year as often as possible until I croak.

Aug 27, 2007

Orange Man

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Low Profile Dome

with Marsha

Aug 17, 2007

Memo From Lloyd

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Low Profile Dome

Funky anchor rings lack welds.

Aug 15, 2007

Meat Pipe

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Taj Mahal

John Langston let me use his valley giant on this before he led Crumbling Reality

Jun 15, 2007

Marge's Navel

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

OR : Southwest Oregon : Greensprings

with Marsha

Apr 10, 2007

SW Corner

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Headstone Rock

Harder than Toe Jam?

Mar 12, 2007

Butt Luscious

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Upper Wall

About the same as Evangeline in Eldo?

Mar 2, 2007

Chopping Block

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Stumbling Blocks

Great pockets!

Jan 26, 2007

Arete

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : Point Dume

Dolphins passing by made up for the bogus bolts.

Jan 24, 2007

South Face Right

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : Point Dume

Nice steep lead, but scary bolts due to corrosion.

Jan 24, 2007

Nimrod

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : The Grotto

Jan 23, 2007

Big Time

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Castle Rock - South Face

Worth the long drive from CO.

Aug 16, 2005

Poking Holes in the Firmament

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

ID : Castle Rocks : ... : West Buttress - South

Aug 15, 2005

Waiting For Columbus

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : Third Flatiron

with Marsha, snowy trail, and tree shade at belay.

Jan 29, 2005

Wittich Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WY : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

with Marsha, long day, awesome roof.

Aug 12, 2004

Strategic Defense

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : Morning Glory Spire

Needs new bolts!

Jun 20, 2001

The Drilling Fields

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : The Drilling Fields

Jun 12, 2001

Pigs on a Wing

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

ID : City of Rocks : ... : The Drilling Fields

Jun 12, 2001

Lion's Chair

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R (5 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : Morning Glory Wall

first pitch only

Aug 15, 1999

Sunset Boulevard

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

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

my favorite route in Eldo, several times every summer

Oct 18, 1997

Topaz

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (2 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Headstone

Like a good pitch @ City of Rocks, Id.

Sep 6, 1997

Rock Nazi

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Headstone

Aug 31, 1997

Unnamed Fenton Route

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

SD : Custer State Park : ... : Needle's Eye

Led with at least 300 bikers below in a 'traffic jam party'.

Aug 18, 1996

Hound Dog

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

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

(approx date) shortly after it got installed

Jul 14, 1995

Darth Vader's Revenge

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Low Profile Dome

pro to first bolt not that good

Jun 15, 1995

Waiting For Columbus

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : Third Flatiron

Approximate date. My favorite route in the Flatirons.

Nov 6, 1994

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