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Member Since: May 5, 2017
Last Visit: Jan 13, 2018
Contact Collin McKenzie

Point Rank: # 7,005
Total Points: 80

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

Where has Collin McKenzie been climbing?

Collin McKenzie is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in Bethesda, Maryland, 28 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: none specified
Other Interests: none specified
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sport:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Ice:  Leads WI3  Follows WI5
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Photo Albums by Collin McKenzie    
Out There
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Pinnacle Gully WI3
  Jan 28, 2018 - Weather was delightful, sunny, warm, low wind. Approached in t-shirt. Traversing below central gully can be hazardous due to avalanche risk. Jeff and I swung leads. Ice was fat, but crappy. 1st belay on fixed gear (left). 2nd belay could use rock gear (al
Black Dike 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI4-5 M3
  Jan 27, 2018 - Great weather, stout alpine approach. Was decently in, but crappy ice. I lead most of it including all the hardest stuff. Jeff was tired. DMM torque nuts would have been useful. Initial pitch has fixed gear (right) for belyer. Rock traverse had fixed gea
Multiplication Gully WI3+
  Jan 10, 2018 - "Alpine approach" deep snow, bring nuts and tricams for 1st belay, #3 C4 for Chimney. Dual 70m=1rap
Positive Reinforcement WI3-4
  Jan 8, 2018 - Middle line WI4- main flow... (Tried left line WI4+, bailed below unconsolidated pillars.)
Thais Direct 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Pleasant Overhangs 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Green Wall 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Simple J Malarky 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Gebhardt-Duffy 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Prune 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Recent Site Contributions View all 16 Contributions
12/17/17.  Thin, early season conditions on the start (12/17/17).  This was taken a few days (12/16/17) after the first ascent of the season. The ice was extremely fragile with water still running along the surface of the ice in places.  The start, with less ice than usual (12/16/17)  The start was extra spicy in early season conditions (12/18/17). 

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