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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
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Personal: Lives in Around Boulder, CO, Male
Favorite Climbs: Anything new that doen't crumble, and some that does.
Other Interests: Avoiding injury during travel and sports
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Follows 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sport:  Leads 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Follows 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
More information:
I started climbing as a teen in the Midwest in the 80's... I moved to Boulder County in search of more rock in 1995. The crags around Boulder are now my home away from home. I've gone through periods of time where one particular location or another was my primary area, but as a husband and father, I tend to have a lot less free time now, and so I wander about more. I usually climb trad or solo and like longer routes best, but I also occasionally climb aid or sport.

I once counted and had climbed 800+ routes in Eldorado Canyon (with repeats, it would have been uncountable), 800+ in Boulder Canyon, 600+ in the Flatirons and a few hundred or more each in the SSV, Lumpy Ridge, the South Plate, Vedauvoo and Indian creek. I also like to climb in RMNP and other alpine areas locally and nationally. My favorite road trips are to Joshua Tree - CA(300+ routes), Red Rocks - NV (~200 routes) and my home crag of over a decade ago, Red River Gorge, KY (hundreds, but never counted).
Have loved a few trips to other places - The High Sierra, Sedona, Mt Lemon, Cochise, Squamish, Tahoe, Truckee, City of Rocks, Zion, Black Canyon, Unaweep, Colorado National Monument, Conway, the Bay Area crags, etc...

Out There
Redtail 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
  Jun 16 - OS attempt fell when went right - bolt was low/left. Got there 2nd try clean.
Morning Glory 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
  Jun 15 - OS to the top w/Joseffa in massive winds.
Make It Hurt 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Jun 14 - OS with Jo. Video fun to be posted later.
Catwalk 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
  Jun 14 - OS w/Jo. Start in seam felt > 5.8 and was poor pro. Jo thought so too.
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 46
Wild Flower 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rim Shot 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Powders of Persuasion 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Hoop Dancer 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c X
Earth Angel 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Tricks of the Trade 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b C2
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Columbine 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Wash Out 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Dogpatch 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The Wizard 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Lime Line 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Leading the top pitch on The Wizard. <br /> <br />Photo by Joseffa M.  Joseffa at the belay above the second pitch as taken from just above the P3 crux.  'The Wizard' follows an interesting path to some good climbing. The slab pitch is in yellow, the 2nd pitch is a rising traverse in red, and the final pitch is in blue. <br /> <br />The rap anchor along the way (as highlighted in pink) at the top of 'The Gibblet' is semi-defunct (old webbing), and we skipped that belay.  It does work into an OW at some point... just before the serious overhang ends.  The flaky overhanging start of Party Of One should give any inexperienced trad leader pause... but for the experienced choss-jockey, it's different and fun! 
Carol's Crack 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
One Way Sunset 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Direct Southwest 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vision Quest 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Living On The Edge 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Touch Gold 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Honky Justice 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
The Gift 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
To Skin a Cat 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Your Mother 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13

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