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Last Visit: Oct 19, 2014
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Chiller Pillar

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Whiteface

Couple 'a TR laps…very fun!

Mar 23, 2014

Positive Reinforcement

WI3-4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

Followed Kevin for some laps, did the outstanding second pitch...

Mar 23, 2014

The Cascade

WI2+ (3 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Cascade Pass

Great conditions…simul climbed with the old man, less than 3 hrs car to car

Mar 8, 2014

Shoestring Gully

WI2 (6 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : Mt. Webster - Winter Ice &

Simul climbed with the old man...good climb

Dec 31, 2013

Little Finger

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Rogers Rock

Followed Mike. Best slab climb in the Adirondacks? The waves were scary and fun on the way back

Sep 21, 2013

Regular Route

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (8 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond Slab

Swapped leads with Mike Y. Fun time as usual.

Sep 8, 2013

Bozeman Bullet

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Main Cliff

Followed Mike

Sep 8, 2013

Shipton's Voyage

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Shipton's Arete

Led with Mike Y. Cool climb!

Sep 7, 2013

China Groove

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Shipton's Arete

Followed Mike

Sep 7, 2013

No Picnic

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Shipton's Arete

Top rope...wicked fun face climbing!

Sep 7, 2013

Syke's Sickle

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (7 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Spearhead

Followed Slimeon...fell at crux and impatiently pulled gear to get through move. Blah

Aug 16, 2013

Fire Widow aka Gypsies in the Palace

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Ironsides

Followed Slimeon. Got it clean first try.

Aug 15, 2013

Keyhole Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : North Face/Ridge

Followed Slimeon up. Roped up for 5 pitches. Fresh snow and ice gave it a very alpine feel. Summit!

Aug 14, 2013

Direct South Ridge

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (7 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Notchtop

Followed Slimeon up the original 5.8 south ridge. Awesome climb...good rock, great exposure

Aug 12, 2013

Culp-Bossier

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (8 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Hallett Peak

Followed Slimeon. Amazing face and crack climbing, slightly marred by some SHITTY belays.

Aug 9, 2013

Kor's Flake

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

Followed Slimeon. Awesome exposure and cracks on P4!!!!

Aug 6, 2013

Silhouette

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Followed Simon...fun climb

Jul 14, 2013

Never Never Land

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Followed Simon. One fall at the very top reaching for the jug. Amazing face climbing!

Jul 14, 2013

Alley Oop

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Followed Slimeon, cool roof move.

Jul 14, 2013

Absurdland

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Followed Simon

Jul 14, 2013

Gory Thumb

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

Followed Simon...loved this climb

Jul 14, 2013

Grand Central

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Followed Simon, great climb

Jul 13, 2013

Horseman

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Followed Tony, very fun face climbing up top

Jul 13, 2013

Monkey

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Sharp Bridge Campground

A few TR laps. Great climb.

Jun 30, 2013

Not Tell Wife, Okay?

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Sharp Bridge Campground

Couple a laps on a hot, wet day

Jun 30, 2013

Rumble Strips

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Sharp Bridge Campground

Couple of laps. Great liebacking.

Jun 30, 2013

Sharp Bridge

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Sharp Bridge Campground

Good climb...TR laps. Beware loose flakes.

Jun 30, 2013

Kerr Route

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Noonmark Mountain

Couple TR laps while waiting for storms to pass

Jun 29, 2013

Wiessner Route

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Noonmark Mountain

Few top rope laps in some storms. Very fun!!

Jun 29, 2013

Dick's Prick

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : l. Sleepy Hollow

'Salright

Jun 16, 2013

Casa Emilio

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : l. Sleepy Hollow

Simon soloed and belayed me on a clean rope...probably climbed in 4 minutes. Wicked nice

Jun 16, 2013

Art's Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : l. Sleepy Hollow

Sweet climb...followed Simon

Jun 16, 2013

Credibility Gap

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Wicked cool 'roof' move!

Jun 16, 2013

Gelsa

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Cruised up Mon. night to finish out a long weekend at the gunks

May 13, 2013

Roseland

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : b. Gelsa to Moe (closure)

Followed Simon on p1. Great corner with a pumpy traverse

May 13, 2013

Tequila Mockingbird

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Followed Simon and Melissa...wandery but good climbing.

May 12, 2013

Snooky's Return

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

Top Rope pitch one at night...one of my favorite pitches

May 12, 2013

Westward Ha!

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : Millbrook

Followed Slimeon...gained a new appreciation for lichen that day.

Apr 8, 2013

The Cascade

WI2+ (3 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Cascade Pass

'simul-climbed' with Kevin. Great day, great ice, broke trail for a couple parties.

Mar 23, 2013

Multiplication Gully

WI3+ (3 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Wilmington Notch - High Fal...

Led p1 then we bailed. Dinner plate bombs were not fun to climb on

Mar 23, 2013

Three Flows

WI3-4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Cascade Pass

Followed V, wet and soft, cool spot

Mar 11, 2013

Central Pillar of Pitchoff

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : North Face of Pitchoff

Followed V up left and right sides, then to top. Crowded as usual but fun time

Mar 9, 2013

Harlot

WI3+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : North Face of Pitchoff

Led...slushy and fun

Mar 9, 2013

Crystal Ice Tower

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

followed V on some laps after getting into town

Mar 8, 2013

Immigrant Song

WI3+ M2+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Southeast Slopes

Followed Simon...really fun!

Feb 24, 2013

Avalanche Mountain Gully

WI4- (2 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Avalanche Lake/Pass

Cold as balls but very fun.

Feb 17, 2013

Screw and Climaxe

WI3+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : North Face of Pitchoff

climbed with Simon and Kevin, great climb

Feb 16, 2013

Moss Ghyl

WI3+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : North Face of Pitchoff

Followed Kevin, led the 'steep headwall' above the snow ledge

Feb 16, 2013

Cinema Gully

WI2 (3 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : South Face - Lower

Led 2nd pitch, crappy belays, cold wind, good times!

Jan 21, 2013

Standard Route

WI3+ (2 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Standard Route Area

Led 1st pitch in the morning glow, very nice.

Jan 20, 2013

Hobbit Couloir

WI4+ (1 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Followed Simon, great climb!!!!!!

Jan 20, 2013

Smear

WI3-4 (1 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Followed Slimon, fun climb

Jan 20, 2013

Dracula

WI4+ (1 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Dropline Area

Followed Slimon, fun stuff great stemming

Jan 19, 2013

Haggis and Cold Toast

WI3+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

with simon and melissa, good times as usual

Jan 6, 2013

Roaring Brook Falls

WI3+ (3 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Giant Mountain

5 people to the top in 1.5 hours. great climb

Jan 6, 2013

Chouinard's Gully

WI3 (2 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

led both pitches...easy and fun

Jan 6, 2013

Hot Shot

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

with Simon and Melissa

Jan 5, 2013

Crystal Ice Tower

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

pegged out but still good

Jan 5, 2013

Lions on the Beach

WI4- (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

followed slimeon

Jan 5, 2013

Rule of the Bone

WI3+ (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond and Chapel Pond...

Followed Slimeon. Fun but WAY too short

Jan 5, 2013

Pinnacle Gully

WI3 (3 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Huntington Ravine - Winter ...

Swung leads with the old man...wicked nice day

Dec 20, 2012

Hooters

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Owls Head Mountain

Led, wish it were longer!

Nov 18, 2012

Something Interesting

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Followed Simon on p1...Dangler attempt thwarted!

Nov 4, 2012

Asphodel

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

led...fun climb

Nov 4, 2012

Finger Locks or Cedar Box

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

led

Nov 4, 2012

Hyjek's Horror

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

Followed Simon...great climb!

Nov 4, 2012

The Brat Direct

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

followed Simon at night...tricky!

Nov 4, 2012

Rhododendron

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Led...fun crack

Nov 3, 2012

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

TR'd...tricky start

Nov 3, 2012

Jackie

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

Followed Simon

Nov 3, 2012

Directissima

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Followed Simon...wicked fun

Nov 2, 2012

Bonnie's Roof

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Followed Simon thru direct finish at night...wild!

Nov 2, 2012

High Exposure

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

did money pitch from directissima...fun!

Nov 2, 2012

Afternoon Delight

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Beer Walls

led

Oct 28, 2012

Frosted Mug

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Beer Walls

followed simon...great corner

Oct 28, 2012

Joey Baggadonuts

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Beer Walls

followed slimeon

Oct 28, 2012

Hard Times

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (4 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Moss Cliff

Followed Simon, awesome climb!

Oct 27, 2012

Modern Times

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Followed Simon...wild!

Sep 23, 2012

Three Doves

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Followed Simon...very fun climbing

Sep 23, 2012

V-3

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth

followed Simon...hung below the v. Led p2 (wicked dirty/wet not worth it)

Sep 23, 2012

Blueberry Ledges

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

followed Simon at night

Sep 23, 2012

Suzie A

V1 5 (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : Suzie A Boulders

Sep 22, 2012

Lazy Mazie

V1- 5- (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : Steel Bridge Boulders

Sep 22, 2012

Shit or Go Blind

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

followed simon...fun

Sep 21, 2012

The Spring (P1)

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : j. The Yellow Wall (Airy Ar...

Followed Simon on p1...awesome climbing

Sep 21, 2012

Double Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : j. The Yellow Wall (Airy Ar...

Followed Simon at night. Pumpy

Sep 21, 2012

Three Pines

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

followed simon at night...fun

Sep 9, 2012

Ursula

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

fun

Sep 9, 2012

Frog's Head

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

followed simon and melissa

Sep 7, 2012

Boston

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. The Uberfall

Sep 7, 2012

Arrow

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

wicked fun

Aug 26, 2012

Yellow Ridge

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

very fun...jugs bunny!

Aug 26, 2012

Strictly From Nowhere

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

another fun gunks roof

Aug 26, 2012

Beginner's Delight

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

always a fun one

Aug 26, 2012

Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK)

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

lives up to the hype...good!

Aug 25, 2012

Ants' Line

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

TR...pumpy!

Aug 25, 2012

Crackatoa

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Stewarts Ledge

TR. Deserves some stars...fun!

Aug 18, 2012

The Entertainer

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Stewarts Ledge

tr...nowhere near as good as the 9+ to the left

Aug 18, 2012

Hyjek's Horror

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

TR'd...very fun climbing. If only it were 3x longer!

Aug 5, 2012

Finger Locks or Cedar Box

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

led...fun crack!

Aug 5, 2012

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