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Member Since: Sep 10, 2010
Last Visit: 6 hours ago
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Point Rank: # 398
Total Points: 1,819

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



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Howard is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Flexible.
Personal: Lives in Costa Mesa, CA, 36 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Third Pillar of Dana, Clean and Jerk, alpine
Other Interests: Science, wilderness exploration, backcountry skiing, peakbagging, international travel, trail running.
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Follows 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sport:  Leads 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Boulders:   V7 7A+  
More information:
Dedicated, thoughtful climber always looking for chill, psyched and safe partners for all climbing whether destination or local. Exploring new places is part of the fun.
Bonus points for experienced alpine leaders with equal parts interest in expanding technical/ self-rescue skill set and climbing ability.
But in the end, it's not most about climbing hard but having fun in amazing environments and going home safe and fulfilled.

Out There
Skyline Pillar 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Sep 7, 2017 - W MO
Hi Def 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c
  Sep 7, 2017 - W MO
A Midsummer's Night Seam 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Sep 7, 2017 - W MO
Shoot at Will 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Sep 7, 2017 - W MO
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 21
Military Haircut 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Led by Sheep 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Parcher's Prow 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
El Centro 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
Inconsolable Traverse 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
West Chute 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
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Northeast Arete 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Pitone usato nelle dolomiti? 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Unknown 5.10 on northwest arete/face 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown 5.5 on west face 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Bathroom Break 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
Approach the left side from the scree.  Not quite identifiable from the vantage point yet.  Right side depicts the northwest slabs.  Old rap hardware.  Looking from summit to the east at the east ridge, the cornice was still visible as of August 6.  Looking down the north face.  Looking at the summit 
Great Red Book 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Illusion Dweller 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Flower of High Rank 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Our Father 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Nutcracker 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Pump Up the Volume 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Uncle Fester 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Blackjack 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Grandpa Gander 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Tiptoe To Topanga 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
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