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Member Since: Dec 11, 2008
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Name Rating Location Comments Tick Date

Natural Log Cabin

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

Lead / Redpoint.

Sep 20, 2015

Japanese Gardens

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side

RP of 1st full pitch

Jun 25, 2014

The Passenger

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (7 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : South Early Winters Spire

Jun 22, 2014

Solitude

5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a (5 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Lookout Point

Fun climb and could use some more traffic.

May 31, 2014

Northwest Face Route - Thatchtop or Northeast Gully?

WI3-4 (5 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Loch Vale & uphill

3 stars b/c the ice was fatter than usual w/ NO snow slog

Nov 3, 2012

Philadelphia Flyer

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : The Overlook

Tricky start to fun finish. OS. Yup, still some pack rat crap at the second hold.

Aug 8, 2012

Tell-Tale Heart

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Easter Rock

RP - took a while to build up the endurance for the crux sequence

Jul 31, 2012

Ithaca

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (6 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Arrowhead

Sep 11, 2011

Joy Ride

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Coney Island

Took a number of attempts before the RP - absolutely great route!

Jun 14, 2011

Mr Choad's Wild Ride

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

NV : Red Rock : ... : Sunny and Steep

amazing climbing

Nov 15, 2010

Reptile Tears

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Brown Wall

pumpy finish

Nov 6, 2010

Zorro

5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Brown Wall

start feels harder than 10d, but amazing route altogether

Nov 6, 2010

W.A.S.P. (What About Some Pesticide?)

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Wasp Canyon

Nov 6, 2010

Reptile

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : The Brown Wall

linked with Reptile Tears...absolutely amazing climbing

Nov 6, 2010

Der Sudwand Buttress

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (4 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Fire Tower

Fun exploring

Sep 11, 2010

Sublime Buttress

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c R (7 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Cathedral Wall

Great crux pitch with fun and intriguing pitches to follow. Definitely deserves more traffic.

Aug 15, 2010

Jolt Cola

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Right Gully

1st pitch RP, need to do 2nd pitch

Apr 29, 2010

Orange Crush

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Right Gully

Fun flash. Cool moves, wish it was longer.

Apr 27, 2010

Where Eagles Dare

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : ... : Main Wall

Apr 14, 2010

Brain Freeze

M5+ (8 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Andrews Creek & The Gash

Great mixed line. The chockstone was buried in snow. 6th pitch step was wet so we had to bypass

Apr 10, 2010

Outer Space

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (2 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

Great line

Apr 8, 2010

Northcutt Start

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

Apr 8, 2010

Prince of Darkness

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : West Ridge - part E - top t...

Reachy for me so it was a hard OS

Mar 13, 2010

Center Route

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (3 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Cynical Pinnacle

Feb 27, 2010

Frank's Wild Years

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (1 p) 

CO : Golden : ... : The Quarry Wall

one hang on second go. fun.

Jan 23, 2010

Wunsch's Dihedral

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (4 p) 

CO : South Platte : ... : Cynical Pinnacle

Amazing, need to go back to Cynical Pinnacle

Nov 1, 2009

King of Swords

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Diamond

Agree with description-both the 11d bypass and torture chamber are kitty litter

Aug 16, 2009

D7

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (6 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Diamond

Great climb!

Aug 9, 2009

Casual Route

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (7 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Diamond

Aug 2, 2009

Pervertical Sanctuary

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (6 p) 

CO : Alpine Rock : ... : The Diamond

Aug 1, 2009

Empire of the Fenceless

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Easter Rock

Fun RP

Jul 28, 2009

Dark Star (probably not Right Chimney)

WI3+ M5- (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...

Fun good climbing

Jun 21, 2009

Country Club Crack

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (2 p) 

CO : Boulder Canyon : Castle Rock

Good times! Took a few tries to RP the start

May 12, 2009

Superspar

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (4 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Tower One

Sweet afterwork outing--need to go back to get the roof clean.

Apr 30, 2009

Illusion Dweller

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Sentinel - West Face

Mar 21, 2009

Harpoon

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

NC : Ship Rock : Main Tier

Mar 11, 2009

Boardwalk

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

NC : Ship Rock : Main Tier

Mar 11, 2009

Fruit Loops

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

NC : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress

Mar 10, 2009

Shredded Wheat

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

NC : Rumbling Bald : Cereal Buttress

Thanks Zachary-It rocked!

Mar 10, 2009

Direct Route

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R (10 p) 

CO : Flatirons : ... : First Flatiron

Feb 20, 2009

Pumphouse Falls

WI3-4 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Pumphouse & downhill

Feb 8, 2009

Heaven's Gate

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (4 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Dana's Arch Area

Oct 1, 2008

With Apologies to Walter B

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

Awesome! Thanks Jonah for cleaning it!

Oct 1, 2008

The Guillotine

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (5 p) 

CO : Lumpy Ridge : Sundance Buttress

Got rained off 4th pitch

Sep 20, 2008

Timberjack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Winkie Dinkie Cliff

Sep 1, 2008

Tatoosh

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

Fun lead-cleaned up now

Sep 1, 2008

Gorilla My Dreams

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Winkie Dinkie Cliff

Sep 1, 2008

West Face

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (9 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Colchuck Balanced Rock

Sweet!

Jul 1, 2008

Cunning Stunt

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : The Country

May 1, 2008

Hyperspace

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (7 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Snow Creek Wall

May 1, 2008

Narrow Arrow Overhang

5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b PG13 (2 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

First Pitch A2

Nov 1, 2007

The Yellow Spur

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (6 p) 

CO : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Tower One

Awesome!

Oct 7, 2007

Davis-Holland Route

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Central Wall Area

Oct 1, 2007

Shirley

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

On TR

Oct 1, 2007

Lovin' Arms

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Central Wall Area

Oct 1, 2007

Thin Fingers

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Narrow Arrow and further ri...

RP!

Sep 1, 2007

The West Face

5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c (6 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : North Early Winter Spire

Aug 1, 2007

Rattletale

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Rattletale Wall

Fun!

Jul 1, 2007

Sagittarius

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side

on TR, need RP including 11b roof!

Apr 1, 2007

Cascade Canyon Main Flows

WI4-5 M4-5 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Cascade Creek

Jan 18, 2007

Dingle Dick

M6-7 (1 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Cascade Creek

Jan 18, 2007

Skylight

WI4+ M4-5 (3 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Camp Bird Road

Jan 6, 2007

Whorehouse Hoses

WI4-5 (3 p) 

CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Eureka

Jan 4, 2007

Libra Crack

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Aug 1, 2006

City Park

5.13d 8b 31 X 32 E8 7a (4 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side

2nd pitch

Jul 1, 2006

Upper North Ridge w/Great Gendarme

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (18 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Mt Stuart

Jun 1, 2006

Dana's Arch

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c A3 (4 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Dana's Arch Area

Jun 1, 2006

Celestial Groove

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Pearly Gates

May 1, 2006

GM Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : The Country

May 1, 2006

Heart of the Country

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : The Country

May 1, 2006

SS Ultrabrutal

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : The Country

May 1, 2006

Even Steven

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Notch, cave side (SW)

On TR

Apr 1, 2006

Toxic Shock

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Notch, cave side (SW)

Apr 1, 2006

Godzilla

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side

Nov 1, 2005

Aires

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Nov 1, 2005

Breakfast of Champions

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Nov 1, 2005

Great Northern Slab

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Nov 1, 2005

Roger's Corner

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Great Northern Slab

Nov 1, 2005

Princely Ambitions

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

WA : Index : ... : Main Wall, left side

Oct 1, 2005

East Ridge

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (10 p) 

WY : Wind River Range : ... : Wolfs Head

Oct 1, 2005

Everlasting

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (2 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : East and Northeast Buttress...

Sep 21, 2005

Walt Bailey

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : South and East Faces

Sep 20, 2005

Assembly Line

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

WY : Devil's Tower : East and Northeast Buttress...

Sep 20, 2005

Phone Calls from the Dead

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

WA : Index : ... : The Country

May 1, 2005

Outer Space

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (6 p) 

WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Snow Creek Wall

Aug 1, 2004

Till Broad Daylight

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

WA : Northwest Region : ... : Three O'clock Rock

Jun 1, 2003