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Rock Climbing Photo: Me on a belay ledge on Sharkstooth, Colorado, Sept...


Member Since: Aug 20, 2007
Last Visit: Jun 17, 2016
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Point Rank: # 1,185
Total Points: 653
Last Year: 25
Last 30 Days: 0
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
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Ross Purnell is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in Palmyra, 49 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Breakaway Right, Rocks State Park
Other Interests: none specified
Personal/Favorite web site: http://www.flyfisherman.com
Likes to climb: Trad climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Ice:  Leads WI3  Follows WI5
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Photo Albums by Ross Purnell    
Out There
The Bong 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
  Mar 10 - fun and easy.
SW Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  Mar 10 - Loved this sunset climb
Double Cross 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Mar 9 - I had two blue Camalots for this. Three would have been nice. there is tons of gear on this route.
Overhang Bypass 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Mar 9 - the foot holds very polished on pitch 2
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Three Doves 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Oh My God Dihedral 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
South Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Swanson Arete 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Ruper 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gambit 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Peanut Butter 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
First Line 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Strawberry Jam Direct 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
The Curtain WI4
White Line Fever WI2-3
This is the flake above the pitch 1 belay station. The vertical crack is new, and shows how a large chunk of granite has essentially broken from the mountain and is currently maintaining position due to friction. If you put a large camming unit behind this flake and fall on it, the force could easily send this slab crashing onto the belayer below, tree ledge, then the base of several other climbs.  Carson Purnell on the pitch #2 traverse.  Lindsey Enterline following on Josh's Hump.  Jon Enterline just after the crux traverse on Josh's Hump.  Joe Klementovich leading Chia 
West Pole 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Yellow Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Arrow 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Strawberry Jam 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
The Flying Buttress 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Marshall's Madness - Crack of Dawn 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Apoplexy 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Back to the Front 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Annie Oh! 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Suggests: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Climbin' Punishment 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Suggests: 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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