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By sanz
From Raleigh, NC
Jan 2, 2013
One of my first trad climbs, Ooga Chocka at Crowde...
Inspired by the 2012 highlights thread.

What are your climbing-related goals / resolutions for 2013? Specific or general.

By zenetopia
Jan 2, 2013
I am sure other's will have much harder (better ?) goals, but mine is a tick list of 12 5.12 routes that kicked my ass in 2012 that i think i should have been able to send, also, in august/september will be biking from my house in SLC down to Maple canyon for an 8 day climbing trip (roughly 240 miles round trip)

By KevinF
From Granby, CT
Jan 2, 2013
Climbing related:
-Lose 30 pounds
-Start leading 5.10 trad
-Get better at ice climbing
-Get out at least once a week
-Learn to aid

By michael broad
From Moab, Utah
Jan 2, 2013
1. Get better at bouldering/sport climbing
2. Work weaknesses: Crimps, off-width, splitters
3. Stay inspired, motivated, have fun
4. Hit Potrero Chico for a couple weeks, then back to flagstaff-climb at the waterfall a lot, save $ and go to yosemite early!
- El Cap.

By Bryan G
From Santa Cruz
Jan 2, 2013
Puffy jackets and Happy Boulders
-do a bigwall
-boulder at least one legit V7
-climb at least one solid 5.12
-summit at least one 14k ft peak
-visit at least 3 climbing destinations that I've never been to
-no injuries

A sort of ambitious list, but I think doable. I'm guessing the 5.12 will be the hardest goal since I'm not very good at dedicating time to projecting routes, and I doubt I'll get strong enough to do a 5.12 without working it a bunch.

By Finn the Human
From The Land of Ooo
Jan 2, 2013

- Climb outside a lot more AKA don't get injured
- Send a legitimate V9

By BighornAdams
Jan 2, 2013
-The Nose
-RNWF Half Dome
-Positive Vibrations, Incredible Hulk, Sierras
-Much exploring in the Sierras
-Send 5.12, hopefully trad
-Stay in shape and psyched
-Adventuring with good friends

By Wyowhitewater
From Golden
Jan 2, 2013
2013 is going to be a big year for me a few things on the hit list.

-Getting married to the love of my life and climbing partner
-going to Greece, Climbing and Tourist stuff
-Climbing two more of the 50 classics, Wolf's Head and Pingora
-Maybe Devil's Tower
-Hopefully Climbing trip to City of Rocks and Mapple Canyon
-Hop on the sharp end in Eldo for some classic 9's and maybe 10's

Jan 2, 2013

By tim beale
From Jacksonville Florida
Jan 3, 2013
JasonJNSmith wrote:

Drive back home to Flagstaff (currently living in Jacksonville Fl...chasing tail) so I can climb again and play in the snow!!

By lucander
From Stone Ridge, NY
Jan 3, 2013
Lucander off the GT Ledge on p. 2 of Keep on Strut...
Extend my streak of 8 years with 100+ days of climbing for another year, write a book on race relations in WWII, take a cool summer trip, keep those mortgage payments coming, and not alienate my spouse.

By Kegan Minock
From colorado springs
Jan 3, 2013
finish up some old projects.
FA something

By Siberia
From Birmingham, AL
Jan 3, 2013
Lose 10 more pounds
Climb 11b sport
Climb in at least two new areas

By ryan albery
From Cruisertonfieldville
Jan 3, 2013

Climb as many 5.fun miles as I desire
Discover/invent free and endless clean energy
Bivy on a portaledge on the steeps of the Shield
Sail around the world
True love, great sex; having fun and sharing good times.

By Rob Warden, Space Lizard
From Springdale Ut
Jan 3, 2013
Monkey finger
the organasum
Mean Hi tide
Ejection seat
dire wolf
Moonlight free (hahahahahahahahhahahahahahaha)
sport climb a couple 12s,
climb a few V8's in Moes.
go out and climb, even when its hot.
work on writing that book no one will read...

By Pitty
From Marbach
Jan 3, 2013
My cool Elly....
Original Route - Rainbow Wall Red Rocks
Intifada - Rätikon

From The Briar Patch
Jan 3, 2013
Stray dog found in rural Alabama w severe mange. T...
Keep progressing....
Improve climbing grade difficulty.
Improve climbing grade consistency.
Improve on simplicity in climbing technique.
Train more, live healthier.
More specifically....
Climb more and harder routes locally.
Do more tall granite lines in WNC.
Solo a mini wall.
Revisit the Lone Peak Cirque this Spring.

By Jason Kaplan
From Glenwood ,Co
Jan 3, 2013
avitar pic
-The Titan
-The hallucinogen wall
-El Cap
-redpoint 5.12 sport
- send more 5.11 trad
- Maybe the diamond again and/or the black wall if I'm back on the front range.
- Red Rock again

By Hamlet73
From Boulder, CO
Jan 3, 2013
pic taken in J-tree

- Climb Half Dome (RNWR)

- Climb my second 5.12

- Redpoint grandmother's challenge in Eldo

- Fully recover from shoulder surgery and get back to my strongest climbing ever.

- Turn 40

By superkick
From West Hartford, CT
Jan 3, 2013
Free Solo up hitchcock gully WI3
Get to Peru
-climb Chopicalqui and Hauscaran w/ friends

Climb Liberty or Ptmargin ridge on Rainier

Be able to lead Ice up to WI5

Be able to lead 5.10 trad and 5.12 sport

Learn aid climbing

Get to Indian Creek

By rging
From Salt Lake City, Ut
Jan 3, 2013
When you get older your goals change. I just want to make my elbow work properly so I can climb anything.

By Whippin
From Bend, OR
Jan 3, 2013
- Get out and climb!
- learn basic ice skills
- do some classic mountaineering
- get basic aiding dialed
- keep hacking away at 5.10 trad
- keep hacking away at 5.11 sport
- Epinephrine
- Touchstone
- make it to Yosemite
- do some desert towers

From Englewood, CO
Jan 3, 2013
- Moonlight Buttress (the whole thing this time dang it)
- RNWF Half Dome in a day (need a partner for this one. If anyone is interested hit me up!) - Maybe mid to late Sept.

By Mattberr
From utah
Jan 3, 2013
-climb outside as much as possible
-find a consistent climbing partner
-more efficient at placing gear

Jan 4, 2013
Consistently stay on this beast:

007 in snow
007 in snow

By W. Spaller
Jan 4, 2013
Profile Pic
Solo the Blitzen Ridge

The Black Dagger on the Diamond

Scenic Cruise in the Black Canyon

Any 5.11 at Lumpy (Those Lumpy 11s are freaking hard!)

The Naked Edge

Climb a route on 5 major formations at Lumpy Ridge in a day

Boulder any legit V7

The Ejector Seat at Shelf Road

Make it to Yosemite

Climb the Casual route in 9 hours car to car

Some of these are more realistic than others but it gives me something to strive towards.


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