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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
Last Visit: 2 hours ago
Contact Charles Vernon

Point Rank: # 255
Total Points: 2,581

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3



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Personal: Lives in Tucson, AZ, 41 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Southern Arete, Abracadaver, Baboquivari, the Diamond, Wolf's Head and Tooth
Other Interests: yes
Personal/Favorite web site: http://www.climbaz.com/Backcountry/backcountry.html
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR climbs none specified
More information:
Moved to Tucson in 2008. I've been climbing since the early nineties and like all types of rock climbing, but my first love is long backcountry routes of any difficulty. Southern AZ hasn't disappointed.
Photo Albums by Charles Vernon    
Out There
Lollipop Guild 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
  Sep 3, 2017 - clean lead w/C, J, Deborah
Flexible Flyer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Sep 3, 2017 - follow P1 & TR 11 version of dead precedents w/some falls
...And Toto Too 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Sep 3, 2017 - clean lead. think i've done this around a dozen times now. previous time on gear?
Shanashee 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
  Aug 27, 2017 - w/greg. hung on 2nd bolt before committing to the biggest runnout. what a journey!
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Freestone (Geek Towers, Left) 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Positive Vibrations 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Spook Book 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
The Don Juan Wall 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Steck-Salathe 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Direct North Buttress (DNB) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Yellow Jacket 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Falconlore 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Motor City 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Town Without Pity 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Watcher of the Skies 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
higher on P5, nearing the crux, photo by Kurt Johnson  starting pitch 5, photo by Kurt Johnson  up high on the route with the birds, photo by Kurt Johnson  low on pitch two, photo by Kurt Johnson  Good view of the final, spectacular arête of Full Circle. Taken from the "grand traverse" ledge. 
King Cat 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Lightning Bolt Cracks 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Iron Messiah 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Fat City Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
J-Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Please Close Lid 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Suggests: 5.13c/d 8b 31 X 31 E8 7a X
English Breakfast Crack 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
The Scientist 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Climb Of The Century 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Death and Transfiguration 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
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