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Beer

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Center

TR. Liebacked the flake to the right of the top of the first crack then ascended the knobby face. Fun!

Sep 17, 2017

Beer

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Center

Follow. Followed Nic Risser.

Sep 17, 2017

Super Chicken

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Left

Follow. Followed Nic Risser, who linked P1&2 via L variation.

Sep 17, 2017

The Yawn

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (4 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Left

Follow. Followed Nic Risser. Led P4. Just not feeling it yet for harder leading as I recover.

Sep 16, 2017

East Corner

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : Banner Peak

Lead / Onsight. Led upper pitches. Followed Nash on lower. Looser rock than hoped for made the climb less fun.

Sep 9, 2017

Baldwin's Chimney

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead / Onsight. Placed 1 #2 near the chockstone. Chimneyed above the ramp to make it longer.

Aug 12, 2017

Cornelius

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead / Onsight. Easy warmup lead.

Aug 12, 2017

Slit

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead. The top was tougher than expected!

Aug 12, 2017

Handjacker

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead / Onsight. Fun but short. Crux is above where you can slide the #6, adding some spice.

Aug 12, 2017

TTL

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead / Onsight. Hurt after straining my left pec on Slit. I thought this was TTR! Great climb.

Aug 12, 2017

Easy Jam

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

Wyoming : Vedauwoo : Nautilus

Lead / Onsight. Nice easy warmup. Lead with 2 #3 & 1 #4.

Aug 12, 2017

The Offwidth

V0 4 (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Goldy Area

Led and then TRed this at night for my birthday! Perfect to hang a lantern from the top.

Aug 10, 2017

Flying Dutchman

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : The Sail

TR. TRed clean.

Aug 5, 2017

Bong Bong Firecracker

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : The Sail

Lead / Onsight. Fun! Crux was the thin start.

Aug 5, 2017

South Ridge

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Mt. Superior / Monte Cristo

Solo. Cl. 4 in the summer, as you can easily go around the crux. Fun scramble!

Jul 29, 2017

Perhaps

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Green Adjective Gully

Lead / Onsight. Followed P1, led P2.

Jul 27, 2017

The Green Adjective

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (3 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Green Adjective Gully

TR. TRed 1st pitch.

Jul 27, 2017

Giggles

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Big Willow Cirque

Follow. Led P1, followed Spencer Donovan on the rest.

Jul 23, 2017

Fire Starter

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Burner Buttress

TR. I finally got it this time, but still had to take some. After this I TRed Burner - which was easier.

Jun 9, 2017

Death Flake

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Burner Buttress

Lead / Onsight. Fun! My second post-op 5.8 lead.

Jun 9, 2017

Burner

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Burner Buttress

TR. TRonSight! After grunting on Firestarter, I flew up this thing. This one was more sustained & fun.

Jun 9, 2017

Bushwhack Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

6 pitches. First post-op 5.8 lead. TRed & downclimbed. Followed & then finished P2 Right variation.

Jun 4, 2017

Big Mouth

V1+ 5 (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : 5 Mile Boulders

TRed. Gotta come back and lead this. Short & straightforward OW.

Jun 4, 2017

Mantel Variation

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

TR.

May 28, 2017

Schoolroom Direct Variation

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

TR.

May 28, 2017

Schoolroom

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (5 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Follow. Followed Char up all pitches.

May 28, 2017

Bongeater

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Bongeater Buttress

Ohh so good. I still can't exit this thing gracefully...

May 24, 2017

Handeater

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Bongeater Buttress

TR. Fun, but too short! Crux start is good. Traverse... TBD.

May 24, 2017

Fire Starter

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Burner Buttress

TR. As the night fell upon us and the rain picked up, I yarded on the rope to pass the crux. SAD.

May 24, 2017

Fat Man's Misery

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Five Fingers Area

Lead / Onsight. Straightforward. No chimneying needed.

May 14, 2017

Waltz, The

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Five Fingers Area

Lead / Onsight. Took a direct finish. Wide felt harder than 5.6, even with the chicken-head cheat on the outside.

May 14, 2017

Scumbag Crack

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Five Fingers Area

2 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Lead to the top of Fat Man's Misery. Fun and harder than expected!

May 14, 2017

Tenderloin

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Five Fingers Area

Lead / Onsight. Fun & carefree.

May 14, 2017

Northeast Arete

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (5 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Bridge Mountain

Follow. 13 hrs car to car from Rocky Gap. Followed Charlotte. Heat exhaustion and dehydration got to us!

May 5, 2017

Beginner's Two

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - West Face

Lead / Onsight. I was expecting a chill 5.2 warmup. I got my money's worth, and didn't need coffee to wake up! :-)

May 3, 2017

Buissonier

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - Southeast Face

TR. Great TR on the descent of the S side of the Blob after Beginner's Two. Bring slings to rapp.

May 3, 2017

Rick's Solo

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Potato Head

TR. Tough start! Another crux higher up, but I got it clean. I need to lead this next time.

May 3, 2017

The Trough

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (4 p) 

California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : West Face - Left Side

Follow. Followed Char on all pitches. Great leads, Char!

May 1, 2017

The Guillotine

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : (v) North Face

1 pitch. Follow. Followed Nic. Fun, straightforward squeeze with a tricky exit.

Apr 30, 2017

Flower of High Rank

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : (u) Northeast Buttress

Follow. Followed Nic & Char. Hard on the frostbitten stumps & post-op right ankle/foot! Great size variety.

Apr 30, 2017

Finger Lickin' Good

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : (t) Eagle Pinnacle

TR. Quick TR at the end of the day. Tips! Great sunset views of Tahquitz.

Apr 30, 2017

The Chauvinist

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

California : Tahquitz & Suicide Rocks : ... : South Face - Left Side

Follow. Followed Nic Risser. Steep! First climb at Tahquitz for me.

Apr 29, 2017

Beginner's One

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a R (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - West Face

Follow. Followed Charlotte. Slab is easy (cl. 2-3), protects where it matters.

Apr 28, 2017

Hands Off

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Wall - Left Side

TR. Long & sustained. Easy toprope setup with nice walkon/walkoff. Great shady belay spot at base.

Apr 28, 2017

The Bong

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Blob - North Face

Lead / Onsight. Fun! Short crux. Great way to get back into leading.

Apr 28, 2017

Right Sawdust Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - East Face

3 pitches. TR. Warming back up to crack, ankle post-op. Mock led once.

Apr 27, 2017

Tulip

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. Fun awkward crack start to some thin slab climbing.

Apr 27, 2017

Tiptoe

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. TRed after leading B1.

Apr 27, 2017

Eschar

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. Seems stiff for 5.4, not the best pro either. Fun!

Apr 27, 2017

Walkway

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13 (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. Undercling left to start, face climbed arete high before stepping right to seam. Slant was trivial.

Apr 27, 2017

Baby-Point-Five

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. Fun lieback/undercling start. Interesting slab climbing after.

Apr 27, 2017

B-1

5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

Lead / Onsight. Did direct bombay finish. Fun bombay!

Apr 27, 2017

B-1

5.1 2 6 II 7 MD 2a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

2 pitches. TR. Climbed again. Yayers. Also downclimbed.

Apr 27, 2017

Bimbo

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a X (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

TR. Tough short crux. Cheated. :-P

Apr 27, 2017

Right Sawdust Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - East Face

TR. Warming back up to crack, ankle post-op.

Apr 26, 2017

B-2

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

2 pitches. TR. Also downclimbed this twice.

Apr 26, 2017

B-3

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

Lead / Onsight. First third post-op lead :-P

Apr 26, 2017

Karpkwitz

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

2 pitches. TR. Climbed it 2 different ways for fun.

Apr 26, 2017

B-2

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

2 pitches. Follow. Followed Char up this twice.

Apr 26, 2017

The Trough

5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

Lead / Onsight. Why not? A better warmup than scrambling up the formation.

Apr 26, 2017

B-3

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Trashcan Rock - West Face

4 pitches. TR. TRed again. Downclimbed 3 times for practice, too.

Apr 26, 2017

Little Bear-Blanca Traverse

5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Blanca Peak

Follow. Followed/simuled with Char as she got to lead the whole thing. Fun route with sustained exposure.

Aug 14, 2016

Northwest Face

4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b (2 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Little Bear Peak

Solo. Make sure to not start up the gash. Really exposed at the top! Great way to start the B-B Traverse.

Aug 14, 2016

Crestone Traverse

4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : The Crestones

Solo. So much easier than the NW Butt of Crestone Pk. We soloed this. 2nd easiest 14er traverse.

Aug 13, 2016

Crestone Peak North Buttress

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : The Crestones

Follow. Soloed most of this as straightforward cl. 3. I followed Char as she led spice over the 2nd tower.

Aug 13, 2016

Ellingwood Ledges

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : The Crestones

Lead / Onsight. Led all crux pitches from direct start. I guess exiting left was 5.9, huh? That adds up ;-P

Aug 9, 2016

Northeast Ridge

 (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Maroon Bells

Solo. Downclimbed after the Traverse. Easy to get off route in the top gully.

Jul 30, 2016

Maroon Ridge

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Maroon Bells

Solo. Scrambled/simuled w/ Char. Got off route once & belayed Char. Belayed 2 short sections.

Jul 30, 2016

Holy Cross Couloir

 (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Mount of the Holy Cross

Solo. Nice straightforward snow climb.

Jul 20, 2016

Inwood Arete

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R (1 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : Quandary Peak

Follow. Followed Charlotte R., who took the direct start.

Jul 17, 2016

South Face

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (8 p) 

Colorado : Alpine Rock : ... : Petit Grepon

Follow. Followed Sean Dormer.

Jul 13, 2016

Grant's Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

TRed once, mock led once.

Feb 21, 2016

Unnamed Thin Crack

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

TRed.

Feb 21, 2016

5.6 Chimney Above Grant's

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led.

Feb 21, 2016

Swan Slab Gully

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Did upper two pitches after climbing Penelope's Problem.

Feb 21, 2016

Oak Tree Flake

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led.

Feb 21, 2016

Penelope's Problem

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led.

Feb 21, 2016

Bay Tree Crack

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led. More fun than I remembered!

Feb 20, 2016

Oak Tree Flake

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Followed once. Led once.

Feb 20, 2016

Swan Slab Gully

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led. Wetness made it more interesting.

Feb 20, 2016

Hanging Flake

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led. Then downclimbed and reclimbed

Feb 20, 2016

Pin Scar Seams

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Climbed up and down 4 different lines from the TR we set up above this slab.

Feb 20, 2016

Swan Slab Chimney

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

2 pitches. Solo. Soloed twice.

Feb 20, 2016

Swan Slab Squeeze

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led. Places one 0.3 BD C4 for pro.

Feb 20, 2016

Unnamed Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Swan Slab

Led. Why not?

Feb 20, 2016

The Wallow

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Sandy Corridor

Lead / Onsight. Led. Then followed Charlotte.

Jan 18, 2016

Chrysler Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Sandy Corridor

Failed lead. Downclimbed from the rest stance 1/3 up as the pain in my toe stumps for heel-stump technique was too much. Another day.

Jan 18, 2016

Tuna Cookies

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

TRed & downclimbed.

Jan 17, 2016

Fishbreath

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

Led. TRed Chips Ahoy after.

Jan 17, 2016

Chips and Salsa

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

Followed Charlotte on P1 & P2. Easy walkoff. Great second pitch.

Jan 17, 2016

Tuna and Chips

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

TR. Not as sustained as Albacore Man, to the right.

Jan 17, 2016

Chips Ahoy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

TRed P1 after leading Fishbreath. Fun climb!

Jan 17, 2016

Albacore Man

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Tuna and Chips Wall

TRed. Sunstained. Harder as you get higher. Tough & exposed through the varnish!

Jan 17, 2016

Bigwank

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

TRed. Mock led. Could have led, but amputated toes hurt just enough to dampen lead psych.

Jan 16, 2016

Atman

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

TRed 3 times. Mock led once. Superb physical crack. Only wish it were longer.

Jan 16, 2016

Miniwanka

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

Fun lead. Well protected with good stances. Crux is the low roof, with stemming & good pro.

Jan 16, 2016

Zoroaster

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

Followed Charlotte.

Jan 16, 2016

Bigwank

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

TRed 3 times, all clean.

Jan 14, 2016

Zoroaster

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X (1 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Yin and Yang Cliff

Mock led.

Jan 14, 2016

Cat in the Hat

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (6 p) 

Nevada : Red Rock : ... : Mescalito

Lead P1-2 (watch for drag!). Followed Charlotte on P3. Must go back to finish!

Jan 13, 2016

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