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Member Since: Jun 26, 2017
Last Visit: 2 days ago
Contact Frank LaForge

Point Rank: # 14,458
Total Points: 20

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



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Frank LaForge is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekends, evenings.
Personal: Lives in Incline Village, NV, 41 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: 5.7-5.8 stuff at Lover's Leap
Other Interests: Lotsa backcountry skiing/ski mountaineering
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Sport:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Follows 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 55
Pappy Smear 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Dec 9, 2017
RP 4 Me 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Dec 9, 2017
Indian Springs 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Dec 9, 2017
Captain Cheese Dog 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Dec 9, 2017
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 30
East Buttress 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A0
Regular Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
South Face Route 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
After Seven 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
After Six 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Selaginella 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Not particularly steep, but icy and consequential.  MP says 45-50 degrees, but I don't think it was that steep. Maybe 45 at best but mostly 40-ish mellowing out toward 35 at the bottom of the apron.  Handsome Mt. Darwin in early May 2017.  The fun way down. 
North Face 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Haystack 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
SE Glacier
Mendenhall Couloir Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
Southeast Buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
RATINGS<< VIEW ALL 6
Royal Arches 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Southeast Buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Suggests: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
The Grack - Center 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Suggests: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Eagle Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Suggests: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a  Suggests: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
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