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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : The Whale's Tail

Nov 1, 2014

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

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

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

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

Sinsemilla

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X (1 p) 

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

Sep 1, 2010

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

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

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

Incredible Hand Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Supercrack Buttress

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

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

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

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

Pigs on a Wing

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

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

Jun 12, 2001

The Drilling Fields

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

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