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Member Since: Feb 18, 2006
Last Visit: 3 days ago
Contact Matthew Fienup


Point Rank: # 48
Total Points: 7,297
Last Year: 405
Last 30 Days: 18
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
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Where has Matthew Fienup been climbing?










Personal: Lives in Ventura, CA
Favorite Climbs: ANYTHING in the Needles! Also, Anti-Jello Crack at Dome Rock. My favorite sites on the Central Coast are easily Wheeler Gorge and the Fortress.
Other Interests: Photojournalism (graduated Summa cum Laude from Brooks Institute of Photography), Environmental Economics & Applied Econometrics (M.A. Economics, PhD in progress)
Personal/Favorite web site: http://www.earthworksclimbing.blogspot.com
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport climbs none specified
More information:
Professional climbing guide of more than 10 years. Owner of Earthworks, a Santa Barbara-based climbing school. For additional credentials, please visit Earthworks Climbing School

Photo Albums by Matthew Fienup    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 4
T-Crack 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Apr 19 - SO, SO GOOD!! I got some terrific beta, making the final section (above the mantel) MUCH easier.
Permanent Income Hypothesis 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Mar 20 - WOW!! The aesthetics of this line never cease to amaze me...and the route has really cleaned up
Blue In Green 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  Jul 29 - I really enjoyed this climb. Nice movement with an excellent position on the wall.
Coarse and Buggy 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
  Apr 30 - Single best pitch that I've done in the park! Absolutely AMAZING!!
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 10
Bird of Fire 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Illusion Dweller 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Line 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Mithril Dihedral 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Figures on a Landscape (aka Monkey on My Back) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Firewater Chimney 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Recent Site Contributions View all 1997 Contributions
King Snake Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Tender Flakes of Mercy 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
The Great Steps of Cheops 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Stolen From Mike 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Cupcakes & Champagne 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Tim Beccue belays sister Alyssa on Economique (5.10a), at Wheeler Gorge.  Andy nears the top of Ezra (5.9), at Wheeler Gorge.  Andy climbs Ezra (5.9), at Wheeler Gorge.   At least 2-chapters of development represented in this photo.  Getting close to the crag. 
Heart and Sole 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Walk on the Wild Side 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Le Fissure King V3 6A
The Rapture 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
White Punks on Dope 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Jane's Addiction 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Silver Lining 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Roadside Distraction 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Western Airlines 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Coarse and Buggy 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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