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Member Since: Jan 10, 2012
Last Visit: 9 hours ago
Contact James Xu

Point Rank: # 4,370
Total Points: 155

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



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James Xu is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: DTC anytime..
Personal: Lives in 2005 Ford E-150, 23 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: creek splitters, el cap
Other Interests: highlining, whitewater, jam sessions
Personal/Favorite web site: http://https://www.couchsurfing.com/people/james-xu-3
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Sport:  Leads 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Boulders:   V8 7B  
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Photo Albums by James Xu    
Rock Climbing Photo: Old Man gap highline!

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Out There
Field of Dreams 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
  Feb 23, 2018 - fun windy day, some big run outs and really engaging climbing. First time on top of flatiron!
Spice Box 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Feb 20, 2018 - saw a couple base jumpers in the morning, no bees :)
Ghastly Rubberfat 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Feb 20, 2018 - dead bee on a hold
Donamatrix 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Feb 20, 2018
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Monkeyfinger 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Namaste 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Tatooine 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Eureka 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Heel-A Monster 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
The Center of Singularity 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
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Ringtail 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
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Read a note on the bulletin before we left Indian Creek detailing a large rockfall at a crag our group visited a week before, only to realize it happened on something we climbed. We immediately knew exactly which rock it was.
 <br />Picture on right is of Eric Santos leading the OW corner with the block that came loose still on the wall. It sat right below the anchor nearly 120’ up right above the belayer and nearby climbs. Some witnesses said that miraculously no one was injured when it went.  pulling over the lip <br />photo: Todd Bukowski  traversing left <br />pc: Todd Bukowski   running it out on ringtail. <br />draws are hung on planet ron, but we didn't clip them.. in fact we cleaned them on lead!  chalking up before the last mantle below the anchors. namesake pumping hard in the background. 
Castles in the Sand 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Jupiter Crack 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Lightning Bolt Cracks 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
The Nose 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
Old School Executioner 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
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Galactic Hitchhiker 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c  Suggests: 5.13- 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
Alpine Follies Hangover 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Sacred Space 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Suggests: 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R
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