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Jan 2, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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.
From Raleigh, NC
Joined Nov 7, 2011
262 points
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) zenetopia
Joined Jul 18, 2012
29 points
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
From Granby, CT
Joined Mar 9, 2010
4 points
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.
Mike broad
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Oct 19, 2010
98 points
Jan 2, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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.
Bryan G
From Yosemite
Joined Nov 17, 2007
4,914 points
Jan 2, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Mathematical!

- Climb outside a lot more AKA don't get injured
- Send a legitimate V9
Finn the Human
From The Land of Ooo
Joined Jul 11, 2008
139 points
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
Joined Oct 10, 2010
123 points
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
From Idaho Springs, CO
Joined Dec 12, 2011
5 points
Jan 2, 2013
20-5.13s JJNS
Joined Sep 30, 2008
489 points
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!!
tim beale
From Jacksonville Florida
Joined Dec 19, 2011
0 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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. lucander
From Stone Ridge, NY
Joined Apr 1, 2009
339 points
Jan 3, 2013
finish up some old projects.
FA something
Kegan Minock
From colorado springs
Joined Apr 26, 2010
215 points
Jan 3, 2013
Lose 10 more pounds
Climb 11b sport
Climb in at least two new areas
From Birmingham, AL
Joined Sep 14, 2011
45 points
Jan 3, 2013

Climb as many 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.
ryan albery
From van world
Joined Mar 20, 2009
300 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: blah
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...
Rob Warden, Space Lizard
From Springdale Ut
Joined Dec 19, 2011
113 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: My cool Elly....
Original Route - Rainbow Wall Red Rocks
Intifada - R├Ątikon
From Marbach
Joined Apr 27, 2011
68 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: Who makes the best rice?
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.

From Steele, AL
Joined Jan 12, 2007
1,809 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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
Jason Kaplan
From Glenwood ,Co
Joined Jul 31, 2005
3,607 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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

From Boulder, CO
Joined Aug 30, 2007
243 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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
From West Hartford, CT
Joined Aug 23, 2011
31 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: CoR
When you get older your goals change. I just want to make my elbow work properly so I can climb anything. rging
From Salt Lake City, Ut
Joined Jul 18, 2011
185 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo:
- 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 Bend, OR
Joined Mar 28, 2011
37 points
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.
From Englewood, CO
Joined Feb 19, 2003
272 points
Jan 3, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: uintas
-climb outside as much as possible
-find a consistent climbing partner
-more efficient at placing gear
From utah
Joined May 1, 2010
47 points
Jan 4, 2013
Consistently stay on this beast:

Rock Climbing Photo: 007 in snow
007 in snow
Joined Sep 15, 2012
164 points
Jan 4, 2013
Rock Climbing Photo: 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.
W. Spaller
Joined Nov 8, 2007
114 points

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