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Rock Climbing Photo: Cranking through some moves on Poseidens.

Member Since: Jan 26, 2013
Last Visit: Oct 4, 2015
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3
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Paul K. is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: 7:00PM -11:00PM most days depending what I.
Personal: Lives in West Fargo, ND, 29 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: (Mine Mine Mine, HCR AK), (Chinese Freedom, Red Wing MN), (Advanced Birding, Red Wing MN), (Posidens Adventure, Palasaide Head MN)
Other Interests: Gaming, Route Setting, Movies, Biking, Outdoor Stuff
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 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sport:  Leads 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Follows 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Boulders:   V5 6C  
More information:
I'm mostly a sport and gym climber, not a whole lot of multi pitch experience. I've done some trad, but not too much. Probably do more in the future.
Photo Albums by Paul K.    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 29
Kelly's Arete 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
  Oct 4 - Remember the beta and endure through the tiring sequence.
Climb Or Die 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
  Oct 4 - Not so bad when you know the beta. Powerful moves!
Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1
  Mar 20 - Don't do it, or extend the anchors really far to belay the second. Also use last link for rapping
Kor-Ingalls Route 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Mar 18 - bring a #5 and maybe a #6 too. lots of squeeze chimneys on this beast. The hike was strenuous.
Mine Mine Mine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Love Slave 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Fear and Loathing, III 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Orbital Mechanics V8 7B
Orb Weaver V7 7A+
Recent Site Contributions View all 94 Contributions
Door Prize 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
doing the direct finish.  Don't bother moving right, you'll end up with lots of rope drag and the holds are good pulling through the roof.  Good enough where I down climbed it because I was pumped and needed to shake out.  Move left towards the arĂȘte, which I'm about to do in this picture.  You'll end up going toward the shrub in the picture.  I don't think the other way would be much harder in difficulty, just harder to place gear.  Wedged in the chimney about to place some pro.  I probably over protected the chimney because I though I was moving a lot farther than I actually was.  I managed to fight through the chimney and am about to pull the roof.  I found the holds at the roof to be quite nice, but then again I'm more of a sport climber and crack grades seem 2 full grades harder to me.  Getting into the thick of it right off the deck.  You can maintain a hand jam for most of the chimney, but it puts you in awkward positions either feeling like you're stuck or your feet will blow.  With a little work you can probably master the start, but for me I worked about as hard getting up this chimney as I did hiking in with all my trad gear. 
Advanced Birding 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
Orb Weaver V7 7A+
Orbital Mechanics V8 7B
Fat Hand 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Taliban soup 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Mine Mine Mine 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Work Ethic 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Poseidon Adventure 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13  Suggests: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Advanced Birding 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Chinese Freedom 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

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