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Manic Nirvana

5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Below The Old New Place

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go of the day, after sending Monsterpiece & Sardonic. Been on it maybe twice in years past.

Dec 15, 2017

Loose Cannon

5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Redpoint. !!! Left finish. Thanks to all who encouraged me even when I didn't believe in myself.

Nov 20, 2017

The Second Coming

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Muralla Grande

Lead / Redpoint. Soaking wet the entire way. Exciting! w/ Will. My 6th time up 2nd Coming, Muralla Grande #19.

Oct 1, 2017

Rusted Route

5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > El Rito > ... > Cellar Wall

Lead / Onsight. Warmed up on this, sandbagging myself with the misconception that it wasn't rated as hard as it was.

Aug 20, 2017

Thief in Time

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > South/East side

Lead / Fell/Hung. Dogged my way up using the arete, which climbs naturally and isn't bad.

Aug 9, 2017

Godzilla Meets Bambi

5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... > ... > Monster Wall

Lead / Redpoint. Hanging draws, after a beer halfway up Werepig. Then had another beer, then sent Chupacabra.

Jul 9, 2017

Mucho Jale

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (2 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Chaos Crag

5 pitches. Lead / Fell/Hung. Ground-up adventure FA. Will found the line, Josh led the roof. Yes it's giant. You should climb it!

Jun 24, 2017

El Farolito

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > El Rito > ... > The Front Porch

Lead / Onsight. Hard to read crux at the end, but got it.

May 27, 2017

Resurrection

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Judas Crag Sector

Lead / Onsight. Probably shoulda fired one of the other 12-'s as well, but was stymied by broken hold & confusion.

Apr 30, 2017

Northwest Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (6 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > The Thumb

Lead / Redpoint. Lots of snow made it slippery & very pretty. (Rika: welcome to the Sandias!) 4th time up NWRidge

Apr 2, 2017

On Beyond Zebra

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > South/East side

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd try of the season, had been on it occasionally prior. Sent Face Off before, but fell on No Exit

Mar 30, 2017

Freeloader Friday

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... > ... > The Sponge

Lead / Redpoint. 1 day, 3rd try. Should have sent it on the 2nd but goofed.

Mar 18, 2017

Question of Balance

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 (5 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Questa Dome

Lead / Fell/Hung. Questa #10! 1st time in winter. Fell at crux again. Snowy approach & descent. w/ Michelle

Mar 4, 2017

Trailer Park Girls

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Grotto Right (West Side)

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go of the day after a foot crumbled on1st try, had TRed it once 7 years ago

Oct 8, 2016

Stoker

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > El Rito > ... > Rad Wall

Lead / Redpoint. Hanging draws, after 5 unfocused sessions over 3 yrs. Almost wanted to fall so I could work it more!

Oct 2, 2016

Thunderbird

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (6 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Muralla Grande

Lead / Onsight. Led p1,3,5. Perfect fall day with golden aspens. With Sky, who also sent. Muralla Grande #18

Oct 1, 2016

Boarding Pass

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Runway (Lower Tier)

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, previous try was 6 years earlier

Sep 17, 2016

Turbulence

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Runway (Lower Tier)

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, previous try a year earlier

Sep 17, 2016

No Exit

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > South/East side

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go of the day after finding the right footholds, various previous tries. Tough crux for me!

May 18, 2016

Adam Ant (aka Nuclear Ant Farm)

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Below The Old New Place

Lead / Redpoint. RPed 12 different 5.12s in ~10 hours. Adam Ant was #12. 1 fall all day. w/ Josh & Chris

May 8, 2016

Bananas on Acid

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Socorro Area > ... > Major Wall

Lead / Onsight. Perhaps cheated to Banana Peel, sent it again 7 months later going fully straight up.

Apr 16, 2016

Sequestered

5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Questa Dome

Lead / Fell/Hung. Spooky enough for Halloween. Falls at the 2 hardest spots. Questa's finest! w/ Jesse

Oct 31, 2015

Shear Strength

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Colorado > San Luis Valley > ... > Penitente - Inner Canyon

Lead / Onsight. Shady side of Penitente, on a warm day.

Oct 3, 2015

Curfew

5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Bush Shark Area

Lead / Fell/Hung. Bolt-to-bolt on the hardest part, sent the rest of Big T. w/ Miranda

Sep 27, 2015

Live to Pull

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Onsight. After failing to OS 2 other 5.12s earlier in the day.

Sep 6, 2015

The Right Stuff

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Runway (Lower Tier)

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, had tried it a week earlier. Small holds.

Aug 30, 2015

Crystal Therapy

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > 1. Bat Cave

Lead / Redpoint. I suppose I can't call it an OS since I tried, and couldn't do, the start a few years earlier.

Jun 13, 2015

Beastmaster

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > 45° Boulder

Lead / Redpoint. They still call me a 'trad' climber, but I just sent the steepest 5.12 at the Dungeon! Join MY club.

May 20, 2015

Isengard

5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... > ... > Upper Wall

TR. And fell. Just ticking so as not to be a poser. It still needs a 2nd ascent. Get it.

Apr 19, 2015

Buck Up

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (2 p) 

New Mexico > Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... > ... > Upper Wall

Lead / Onsight. My partner told me it was 11b before I started, which probably made me more confident.

Apr 19, 2015

Lichening The Serpent

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Observatory Wall (Upper Tie...

Lead / Onsight. Sneaky and cool climbing, with a great vantage point.

Mar 22, 2015

The West Ridge

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

New Mexico > Organ Mountains > ... > The Wedge

Lead / Onsight. Tooth Fairy to the Wedge link-up. Holy fuck that last pitch was windy. w/ Jesse

Feb 21, 2015

Neanderthal

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Solar Cave

Lead / Redpoint. Sent to no hands (low anchor). Fucked up the finish, but had got it earlier. Judge me as you will.

Feb 8, 2015

India

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (6 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > The Crestones

Lead / Onsight. India to Crestone Peak to Crestone Needle, from Colony Lakes high camp. w/ Josh P.

Sep 20, 2014

Techtonics

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Mosaic Rock

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, with 1 try a few years earlier. Intimidating, but safe enough.

Jul 13, 2014

Evil Alchemist

5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Redpoint. On the 14th day of trying this spring. I'm not a 5.13a climber. Now I lap this thing.

Jun 18, 2014

Siege Warfare

5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Redpoint. On 2nd Dungeon visit this year. Crimps are big for White Rock-- crybabies oughtta climb there more.

Mar 7, 2014

Parallel Universe

5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a (4 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Pino Wall

Lead / Fell/Hung. 1 fall, at crux. Should'a had it. Can't believe it's this warm in the winter. w/ Sky

Feb 22, 2014

The Sorcerer

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13 (4 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Torreon

Lead / Fell/Hung. Hung a bunch following p4, the rest clean, led p1,p3. Snowy approach. w/ Josh. Torreon #10

Jan 20, 2014

Clovis Hunter

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Solar Cave

Lead / Redpoint. On 1st day at Solar Cave this fall. A few tries in previous seasons. Burly yet casual.

Oct 26, 2013

Tupper-Where

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Onsight. 9th route of the day, after digging my stuck car out of the sand

Sep 21, 2013

Moat Pump

5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Main Wall

Lead / Redpoint. Found better beta at crux and immediately sent. Didn't pre-clip, but start is harder and lower now.

Aug 18, 2013

Holding Pattern

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Santa Fe Area > ... > Runway (Lower Tier)

Lead / Onsight. We left home headed for Questa, but came here instead due to weather.

Jul 13, 2013

Family Man

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Fire Wall and Upper Tier

Lead / Onsight. 10th climb (of 12, all 10d or harder) at Comales that day.

Jul 7, 2013

The Second Coming

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Muralla Grande

Solo. 5.9 variations. Linked w/ Candle, Cake & Thumb. Locked my keys in my car. Muralla Grande #16.

Jun 5, 2013

Trash Compactor

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Trash Tower

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, previous try was a few years earlier. It's soft, but whatever.

Nov 22, 2012

Chupacabra

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

New Mexico > Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... > ... > Monster Wall

Lead / Redpoint. After getting encouraged to give it another try on this wonderful climb.

Sep 16, 2012

Holthouse to Hell

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (2 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Mosaic Rock

Lead / Redpoint. Direct start. 2nd or 3rd go, both a few years earlier. Proudest climb at TP.

May 12, 2012

Another Pretty Face

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (2 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Questa Dome

Lead / Redpoint. Led p1, Josh led p2. Rapped off due to snow/wind. Had led p2 w/ falls twice before. St Pats Day.

Mar 17, 2012

Rainbow Dancer

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R (9 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Shield

1 pitch. Lead / Onsight. Pitch 1 only, followed by life-changing epic. Scars fade, but will probably never be fully erased.

Sep 23, 2011

No Sketching

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... > ... > Chilly Willy Wall

Lead / Onsight. My hardest OS, if original 12b grade is legit.

Sep 18, 2011

Put In Pump

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > River Wall

Lead / Onsight. Hot day. (All the Nat'l Forests were closed for fire risk.)

Jul 22, 2011

Voodoo Child

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (6 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Torreon

Lead / Fell/Hung. 2nd time. Led both crux pitches, 1 fall, w/ Calita. Doug & Florian on MM. Sandias closed next day.

Jun 19, 2011

Unrelenting Nines

5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > The Playground

Lead / Redpoint. My last obvious classic trad lead to do at WR.

Feb 26, 2011

Face Off

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > South/East side

Lead / Redpoint. My 1st 5.12 at White Rock

Aug 24, 2010

Aerial Boundaries

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (6 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Alioth

Lead / Fell/Hung. I tried to lead crux but couldn't do it. Good thing Jason could! Got it on TR.

Aug 7, 2010

Walking the Plank (aka The Buzz)

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > El Rito > ... > Pirate's Wall

Lead / Onsight. Didn't give up as the pump kicked in on this long climb. Date approx.

Jun 1, 2010

Questar

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c PG13 (4 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Questa Dome

Lead / Fell/Hung. 1 fall. w/ Josh. Did QoB w/ 11+ variations to p1 & p4 right after. Date approx.

May 30, 2010

Capulin Classic

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... > ... > Main Cliff

TR. 1st climb at Capulin. No names, no grades. Followed Josh. Then I led Perk Up. Date approx.

May 7, 2010

Pegasus

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Jemez Mountains and Jemez V... > ... > Monster Wall

Lead / Redpoint. New beta for the crux got my 1st 5.12 (date approx). Years later: entire hard cider just past b3.

May 1, 2010

Regular Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C0 (1 p) 

New Mexico > New Mexico Navajolands > Ship Rock

Lead / Onsight. Life keeps taking turns for the worse ever since summiting the 'dirty bird'. The curse is real.

Apr 23, 2010

Sinewave (aka S Crack)

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Old New Place

Lead / Redpoint. After a ground fall from crux on an earlier attempt. Right crack finish. Date approx.

Apr 1, 2010

Len's Roof

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > South/East side

Lead / Redpoint. Belayed by Arno Ilgner after seeing his "Rock Warrior's Way" talk the pvs evening.

Mar 12, 2010

Techweenie

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > ... > Mosaic Rock

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, had tried a couple years earlier. (date approx). One of the best 5.11 sport climbs in NM.

Oct 1, 2009

Top Hat

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... > Eagle Canyon

Lead / Onsight. Lots of thin climbing- felt like I was up there forever. Date approx.

Aug 1, 2009

Grendel

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Enchanted Tower > ... > North (Left) Face

Lead / Onsight. Already did at least 8 climbs that day. After, got shut down by Once Upon a Time. Date approx.

Jun 1, 2009

Sleeping Beauty

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Enchanted Tower > Sleeping Beauty Wall

Lead / Onsight. Worked for it in hot temps. Psyched! Date approx.

Jun 1, 2009

Open Mouth Syndrome (OMS)

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

New Mexico > Cochiti Mesa & Surrounding ... > ... > North Cliffband

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, with a try 1 year earlier. My hardest send at Cochiti.

May 2, 2009

Little Yellow Jacket

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (5 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Muralla Grande

Lead / Onsight. Led p1,3,5. My 1st 3 5.11 RPs in the Sandias. Sent Rapture after lunch. w/ Josh. Approx date.

May 1, 2008

Route 16

5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Los Alamos & White Rock > ... > Old New Place

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go. 1st 5.11 trad send. Had TRed 1 yr prior. Date approx.

Mar 1, 2008

Twisted Feet

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

New Mexico > Taos Area > Dead Cholla Wall

Lead / Redpoint. 2nd go, had TRed it a year earlier

Feb 16, 2008

Science Friction (to Left Eyebrow)

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (9 p) 

New Mexico > Organ Mountains > ... > Sugarloaf

Lead / Onsight. Jason led the crux. My 2nd Sugarloaf climb.

Feb 9, 2008

Slipping Into Darkness

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (10 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > Shield

Lead / Onsight. Led roof crux, followed thin crack crux. Odyssey finish. w/ Jason

Oct 24, 2007

Ellingwood Ledges

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > The Crestones

Lead / Onsight. Ledges start. Had wanted to climb this classic for a long time. Tiring! w/ Court. Date approx.

Jul 1, 2007

Northwest Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (6 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > The Thumb

Solo. 27th birthday. Solo'd Estrellita & Occasional Freshman on the way back to the Crest

May 25, 2007

Southwest Ridge

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (10 p) 

New Mexico > Sandia Mountains > ... > The Needle

Lead / Onsight. Mistakenly approached from Tombstone. Done before the T-storm came. w/ Steve. Date approx.

Jul 1, 2004

Little Bear-Blanca Traverse

5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c (1 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > Blanca Peak

Solo. Light snow. NW Face Little Bear->Blanca. Almost died on Little Bear (loose block). Date approx.

Oct 1, 2001

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