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Total Points: 615
Last Year: 27
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Positive Vibrations

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (12 p) 

CA : High Sierra : ... : Incredible Hulk

Swapped leads w/Blake. ** Onsighting every lead & followed pitch.

Aug 9, 2015

The Grand Wall

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0 (9 p) 

North America : Canada : ... : Grand Wall Area

OS. note to self: Bring more than one #3 & #2.

Aug 4, 2015

Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (5 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (1) Northeast Face

OS with Kat. Could have really used the chalk highway in the crux. Great climbing either way.

Jul 18, 2015

Let it Burn

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (8 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Colchuck Balanced Rock

Onsight. Tons of fun on this one.

Jul 13, 2015

Resuscitation

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

OS. A bit awkward in spots. Powerful climbing.

Jul 9, 2015

The Nose

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 (31 p) 

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : El Capitan

NIAD on my bday. Wooo

Jun 1, 2015

Mantra

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Star Wall

os

May 21, 2015

Neutral Zone

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. couple tricky sequences.

May 21, 2015

Cornercopia

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os YEARS ago. Climbed again recently. Super fun.

Apr 23, 2015

Pure Palm

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Somehow this is much harder than on the road.

Apr 23, 2015

White Trash

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os way back when. great route. Extension is a nice treat.

Apr 23, 2015

Bad Finger

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

Kick ass!

Apr 23, 2015

Gruff

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. I give out way too many ****s down here

Apr 23, 2015

Rim Job

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. better than Gruff IMOP

Apr 23, 2015

Wildfire

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os, barely. Climbed again last weekend and fell :(

Apr 23, 2015

Out Of Darkness

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Fun, but not as fun as Cry of the Poor

Apr 20, 2015

Soft Touch

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Exciting

Apr 20, 2015

Bad Finger Extended (BFE)

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Worthwhile.

Apr 20, 2015

Morning Star

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Star Wall

os. Favorite 5.10 in the Gorge

Apr 13, 2015

Cry of the Poor

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Somehow this manages to stand out among the already classic routes down here.

Apr 13, 2015

Asteroid Dust (Morning Star Extension)

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Star Wall

Im only giving this one star. That's because you have to climb Morning Star to get to this.

Apr 13, 2015

The Pearl

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

os. Cool movement through the rough rock section. Eats nuts like your mom.

Mar 30, 2015

Ground Zero

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

Feels like 10a compared to the 11 just right of it.

Mar 30, 2015

Prometheus

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

Climbed the crux backwards.

Mar 30, 2015

Crack-A-No-Go

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

Hardest part is getting through the hoards of top ropers.

Mar 30, 2015

Crossroads

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

os. Fav sport route in the area.

Mar 30, 2015

Pet Cemetary

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

os. Great movement!

Mar 30, 2015

Last Chance

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

os. favorite stem rig down in the LG

Mar 30, 2015

Master Looney

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Arrington Columns

os. Went sans bolt to keep it trad

Mar 30, 2015

Split Decision

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Very difficult negotiating the upper section with full load of shit in my pants. Great route!

Mar 29, 2015

Neutron Star

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Star Wall

os. If I could get away with upgrading this, I would. Perplexing movement throughout.

Mar 28, 2015

Full Court Press

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

It's sad to see these routes add here by Vern. I miss him.

Mar 25, 2015

Dark Star

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (4) Star Wall

os. Feels like 11b compared to Neutron Star!

Mar 22, 2015

On The Road

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (2) Wildfire Wall

os. Favorite route in the lower gorge

Mar 14, 2015

Gold Rush

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

OR : Central Oregon : ... : The Main Wall

Feels like mid 13 when you lieback it the whole way. Similar if you gaston your way up.

Jul 1, 2012

JR Token

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Central Oregon : ... : The Main Wall

Slightly easier than GoldRush. Def in the 13 range when you factor in 45lbs of gear and gastoning.

Jul 1, 2012

Transworld Depravity

5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a (1 p) 

KY : Red River Gorge : The Motherlode

My fav in the lode.

Nov 11, 2011

To Bolt Or Not To Be

5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

Absolutely amazing.

Jan 29, 2011

Scarface

5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

Great!

Mar 14, 2010

Smooth Boy

5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

So numb for the last few clips. Great!!

Mar 23, 2008

Evil Sister aka Ugly Sister

5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

Fun, cant believe people dont climb this rig.

Feb 18, 2008

Warmnerd

5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : Rat Cave

So hard

Dec 10, 2007

Dorkboat

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : Rat Cave

2nd go. Great line!

Sep 6, 2007

Taco Chips

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

In the Sun during August!!!!

Aug 12, 2007

Aggro Monkey

5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (d) Aggro Gully

Boo yeah 5 goes

Apr 29, 2007

Soul Slinger

V9 7C (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Cave Area

Fucking Great!

Apr 7, 2007

High Plains Drifter

V6-7 7A+ (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Drifter/Smoking Boulder

awesome!

Apr 7, 2007

Gringuita

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Pub Wall

What a shit pile! A little cleaning and some retro action would make this much better

Apr 7, 2007

Enterprise

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Dilithium Crystal

OS - Great Route! A little run out on top.

Apr 7, 2007

Darshan (aka Ripoff)

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Social Platform

OS - Super Fun!

Apr 7, 2007

Catalyst (aka Child Abuse)

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Catwalk Cliff

os. At the time, I thought this was at least a number grade easier than Cruel Sister.

Mar 13, 2007

Torrid Zone

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Left Side

Fun

Mar 10, 2007

Straight Out of Madras

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (uu) Easy's Playhouse

OS. Holds are a lot worse than they look

Mar 10, 2007

The Flat Earth

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

OS, pretty fun. Didn't use the arete.

Mar 8, 2007

Blasphemy

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

Fun Stuff

Nov 20, 2006

Knapping With The Alien

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

UT : Moab Area : ... : Wall Street

OK line. A little thin in some spots

Nov 3, 2006

The Blade

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (f) Cocaine Gully

Freaking awesome!

Oct 30, 2006

Overboard

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Great warm up. Slightly more difficult after a foot broke off in the crux section.

Oct 30, 2006

Crack Babies

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (f) Cocaine Gully

Kick ass!

Oct 30, 2006

Route 4

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

OR : Willamette Valley : Harlan Rock Quarry

This route, like the others here ought to be avoided

Oct 30, 2006

Warm Up

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : Rat Cave

Great Line!

Oct 25, 2006

When Llamas Bolt

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : (3) Phoenix

There are way better 11a's in the park

Oct 18, 2006

Big Boss Man

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (uu) Easy's Playhouse

Fun stuff. Pretty steep for a 12a at Smtih

Oct 18, 2006

Road Face

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Mt. Hood : French's Dome

Worth doing if you've already done the other lines at the dome

Oct 17, 2006

The Dark Side (AKA The Siege)

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Mt. Hood : French's Dome

The Dome's best!

Oct 17, 2006

China Man

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Mt. Hood : French's Dome

Fun stuff, great warm up!

Oct 17, 2006

Burning from the Inside

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Wall In-Between

Needs some cleaning at the top. Otherwise a good short route.

Oct 16, 2006

Challenger

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Yellow Wall

Fun stuff

Oct 13, 2006

Rip Grip

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Yellow Wall

Hardest route I've done at Carver

Oct 13, 2006

Crankenstein

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Mt. Hood : French's Dome

Neat route, it's big brother to right is much better.

Oct 9, 2006

The Quickening

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (d) Aggro Gully

The final 5.10 section packs quite the punch!

Oct 9, 2006

Jake's Astro Van

V5 6C (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Bonzi Boulders

If you want finger cracks, just head over to Dreamscape in the yellow area.

Sep 12, 2006

Pump-O-Rama

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

OR : Mt. Hood : French's Dome

Fun route. More sustained than it is hard.

Aug 22, 2006

Heresy

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

Fun route

Aug 18, 2006

Toxic

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (d) Aggro Gully

Loved it!

Aug 18, 2006

Uncola

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Rockgarden Wall

Great rotue, very pumpy.

Aug 18, 2006

Sea of Holes

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : Rockgarden Wall

A soon to be great!

Aug 18, 2006

Classic Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

OR : Portland & The Gorge : ... : (3) Red Wall

This route sucks! Classic my ass.

Aug 18, 2006

Ring of Fire

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

Most over hyped 11d in the park.

Aug 18, 2006

Cool Ranch Flavor

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Someone pull the bolts of f this thing

Aug 18, 2006

Overboard

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Good change of pace from magic light

Aug 18, 2006

Chain Reaction

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

Strange route

Aug 18, 2006

Heinous Cling

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

Can't say enough good things about this one.

Aug 18, 2006

Latest Rage

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (k) The Dihedrals

Sharp

Aug 18, 2006

Vomit Launch

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (f) Cocaine Gully

Best 11b in the park

Aug 18, 2006

Zebra Seam

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : (g) Morning Glory Wall

Great route!!!!

Aug 18, 2006

Dreamin'

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

OR : Smith Rock : ... : Christian Brothers - East S...

About shit myself on this one!

Aug 18, 2006

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