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Member Since: May 29, 2015
Last Visit: Aug 5, 2017
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Routes = 10
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James Klaers is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in Leadville, CO, 27 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Eldo, The Black Canyon, and desert towers
Other Interests: none specified
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Follows 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
Sport:  Leads 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Follows 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
Ice:  Leads WI3  Follows WI4
Mixed:  Leads M5  Follows M7
More information:
I appreciate safety and well practiced ropes skills. I am taking an AMGA Rock Guide Course in Oct 2017. I have plenty of multi pitch and trad experience. I enjoy climbing in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison and consider Eldorado Canyon SP my home destination. I like climbing old classics with stiff ratings (so hopefully I'm never sandbagged elsewhere) and am currently putting efforts up on 5.11's in Eldo. I also enjoy easy moderates and am happy just being outside. I work with Outward Bound in Leadville, CO. and guide around Leadville as well. I am easy going, patient and always down to climb!
Photo Albums by James Klaers    
Out There
Calypso Direct Start 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
  Oct 27, 2017
The Evictor 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b PG13
  Jun 17, 2017 - Hard crux. I wasn't even placing gear either which would add to it. Great pitch!!
Climb Of The Century 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
  Jun 17, 2017
Center Route 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
  Jun 17, 2017
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 10
The Naked Edge 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Culp-Bossier 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Ellingwood Ledges 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kor's Flake 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Kiener's Route 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Easy Snow
Gettysburg Address 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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8.4.2016 Unclipping from the anchor as I begin the second pitch of Ruper (5.8+) in Eldo. So stoked to finally get the opportunity to climb this stellar route. Very enjoyable.  On top of Ancient Art in UT.  
Casual Route 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Werk Supp 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Outer Space 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
West Buttress 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Hair City 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R
The Evictor 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b PG13  Suggests: 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
Warrior's Tears 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Climb Of The Century 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Suggests: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Northcutt Start 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Cloaked Interpretation 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13  Suggests: 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
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