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Member Since: Jan 20, 2008
Last Visit: Sep 3, 2009
Contact Josh Giblin

Point Rank: # 15,069
Total Points: 20

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Routes = 10
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Where has Josh Giblin been climbing?

Josh Giblin is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekends - Spring Summer Fall.
Personal: Lives in Philadelphia, PA, 44 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Long trad climbs
Other Interests: Woodworking, Cooking, Ultimate, Child Rearing
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Likes to climb: Trad climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
More information:
I learned to climb at the Gunks over five years ago. From my partners, I have learned to lead responsibly and climb clean, but I don't mind pushing my boundaries. Onsight? Flash? Redpoint? Not my language. Think quiet, but supportive, leader and follower. Joy comes from the feel of the rock and the partnership, not the tick mark.

My favorite climbs at the Gunks have taken me above the first pitch where the crowds thin and one's connection to the environment become stronger. I have been fortunate to make it to Vegas a couple times (Purblind Pillar, Tunnel Vision, Geronimo), Boulder (Kor's Flake, Rewritten) and the Dacks, but only 3 hrs separates me from the Gunks, so that is where I tend to end up most.

Some of my Gunks favorites include CCK, Westward Ha!, Miss Bailey, Alley Oop, Morning After, Bloody Bush, Grease Gun Groove, Three Doves...followed by Coxing Kill dip & Egg's Nest dine!

Photo Albums by Josh Giblin    
Rock Climbing Photo: Gunks, CCK, P3 on a spectacular day.

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Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 1
Kor's Flake 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Apr 14, 2009
Whitney Gilman Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Northeast Ridge of the Pinnacle 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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All smiles before taking over the lead on the long, unprotected and exposed off-width on Kor's Flake...exciting!  Unidentified cicada on Overhanging Finger, V5  Signing the register atop Windy Peak, Red Rocks  Gunks, CCK, P3 on a spectacular day. 
Kor's Flake 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b

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