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Member Since: Nov 12, 2009
Last Visit: 6 days ago
Contact Michael R

Point Rank: # 27,129
Total Points: 4
Last Year: 3
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
Comments = 1

Where has Michael R been climbing?

Personal: Lives in Vail Valley, CO, 41 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Alpine Rock and Snow, Local Crags
Other Interests: Skiing, Mountaineering, Backpacking, Biking
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a  Follows 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Sport:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Boulders:   V2 5+  
More information:
My favorite routes are alpine rock/scrambling and alpine snow routes (couloirs). I live up in the Vail area and climb a lot of the 5.8/9 range routes in the area after work, there are some enjoyable fun climbs without a "scene" - just the way I like it! The options are rather limited though, and occasionally I head to the front range or Glenwood Springs area to climb with friends. Most of the local stuff I have climbed I don't even know the names or ratings of, I am just out there having fun. Mostly I stick to 5.8/9 climbs and maybe some "easier" .10s (if someone else leads).
Photo Albums by Michael R    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 99
Little Robots in Your Pants 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
  Aug 21 - With Rachael.
Night School 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Aug 21 - With Rachael.
Delicate Sound of Thunder 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Jul 10 - With Rachael.
Stop Making Sense 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Jul 10 - With Rachael
Recent Site Contributions View all 37 Contributions
Crestone Traverse 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b
East Face/Dallas Peak 5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
Ripsaw Ridge 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Squid Kid 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
East Face North Side/Seal Rock 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Otto's Route 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Suggests: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

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