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Cranny

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Led. Tricky but good pro. Steep & intimidating, but good stances for placing pro. Intimidating exit!

Nov 27, 2010

Right Sawdust Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

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

Led. Solid jamming, but strenuous to place pro!

Nov 27, 2010

Left Sawdust Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

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

TR'ed after climb Right SDC. Thin, but not too sustained to play on. Good 5.10c intro.

Nov 27, 2010

Bat Crack

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

1 pitch. I like the OW! 1st pitch is the most interesting.

Nov 26, 2010

Mike's Books

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

5.8 direct start is fun, but a spotter is helpful! I like the wide nature of the route.

Nov 26, 2010

Pinacle Stand

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

Led 1st Pitch. Felt like 5.7. Haven't done 2nd pitch.

Nov 25, 2010

Crescent Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

First 5.7 OW lead. Led both pitches & did a linkup w/ more.

Nov 3, 2010

Crescent Crack Direct Variation

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

Followed & linked with Final Link. Hard with a pack on!

Nov 3, 2010

Final Link

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Crescent Crack Buttress

Followed. Nice way to end Crescent & link up with the Coffin.

Nov 3, 2010

The Coffin

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Coffin Buttress

Followed. Beautiful cruiser finger crack.

Nov 3, 2010

Rightside Variation

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Coffin Buttress

Followed. Definitely harder than the standard route.

Nov 3, 2010

Pentapitch

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Pentapitch Area

Led all pitches. The last one is thin!

Nov 2, 2010

Sasquatch

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Pentapitch Area

Fun crack. Harder than the Coffin, but still just a 5.9

Nov 2, 2010

Hatchet Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Awkward. OW-ish.

Oct 29, 2010

Bushwhack Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Schoolroom Area

Led as a C1 climb. Then led it for real. Sweet fingers.

Oct 29, 2010

Penthouse Cracks

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

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

TR'ed all lines. Got spanked on the .10a lieback. Everything else was easy & fun (sans the .11a start)

Oct 10, 2010

Swan Slab Squeeze

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Not too hard, even for wide. TR'ed. Now to lead it. Can place pro 2/3 up.

Oct 10, 2010

Unnamed Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

TR'ed. Crux is transitioning to wide section. Now to lead as a boulder problem.

Oct 10, 2010

Snake Dike

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R (8 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Half Dome

Led all pitches. Barely 5.7, and the best protected 5.7 slab I've ever climbed. Runouts aren't too bad if you pay attention.

Oct 2, 2010

Green Eggs and Ham

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Western Front

Fun TR.

Sep 26, 2010

March of Dimes

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Western Front

Fun TR.

Sep 26, 2010

Deadheads Delight

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Western Front

Fun TR.

Sep 26, 2010

Ace in the Hole

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Western Front

Fun TR.

Sep 26, 2010

North Face North Couloir (right couloir)

AI2 Steep Snow (6 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : North Peak

Fun ice lead of 3 brittle pitches and cl. 4 scramble to the summit.

Sep 25, 2010

Puppy Crack

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Puppy Dome

Easy lead. Fun hands-fingers.

Sep 11, 2010

Northwest Books

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Northwest Face

Led 1st pitch. Slick granite, but the squeeze was fine, even with a pack on.

Sep 11, 2010

North Arête

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (4 p) 

California : Sierra Eastside : ... : North Arete

Easy lead. Crystal pitch was fun. Staying true to the ridge for the scramble off adds some interest.

Sep 10, 2010

Matthes Crest Traverse - South to North

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Matthes Crest

Led 1st 3 Pitches, simul-climbed until last pitch. 5.7 variation was really sandbagged!

Sep 4, 2010

Nurdle

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pat and Jack Pinnacle

Followed Kenneth up both pitches.

Aug 29, 2010

Sherrie's Crack

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pat and Jack Pinnacle

TRed. Got the crux clean & fell from carelessness at the slightly wider part above. Doh! Fun climb!

Aug 29, 2010

Southeast Buttress

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (5 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Cathedral Peak

Interesting w/ wind & snow. 5.6 chimney was interesting with a pack! Led all pitches w/ 5.7 variations.

Aug 28, 2010

Northeast Ridge

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : Bear Creek Spire

Belayed the 1st & last pitch, simul-climbed the rest. Did a 5.5 variation in the beginning.

Aug 22, 2010

Aqua Knobby

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (4 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pywiak Dome

Led the 5.6R 1st pitch & 5.8 3rd pitch. Thrilling!

Aug 1, 2010

Northwest Buttress

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (14 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Tenaya Peak

Simul-climbed the route, & was belayed leading the 5.7 direct finish.

Jul 31, 2010

Knapsack Crack

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

California : Lake Tahoe : ... : North Face

Easy lead. Barely placed any pro!

Jun 26, 2010

Thunderbolt to Sill Traverse

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : Thunderbolt Peak

via N Couloir of Thunderbolt as a nice neve climb.

Jun 20, 2010

U-Notch Couloir

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 M1 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : North Palisade

The last peak of a very long day as Steph Abegg and I made a good effort at a Palisade traverse. We descended the E Couloir of the U-Notch in the dark.

Jun 20, 2010

La Cosita, Left

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : El Capitan Base Routes

Followed. A fun, steep route! Also TR'ed the 5.9 OW to the left - interesting & hard moves.

May 9, 2010

Pine Line

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Yosemite National Park : ... : El Capitan Base Routes

My first 5.7 lead in Yosemite.

May 9, 2010

Hanging Flake

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

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

Over before you know it. Good for practicing pro placements.

May 8, 2010

Oak Tree Flake

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

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

Easy lead - it seemed more worthwhile to run it out rather than place more pro.

May 8, 2010

Claude's Delight

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

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

Followed. Now to lead it!

May 8, 2010

Lena's Lieback

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

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

TR'ed. A little slick but still pretty solid. Now to lead it!

May 8, 2010

Swan Slab Chimney

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

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

Led. A little awkward, but not too bad.

May 7, 2010

Thrill Hammer

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

California : Central Coast : ... : Tourist Trap

TR

Dec 19, 2009

Nipple Jam

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Central Coast : ... : Tourist Trap

Led

Dec 19, 2009

Subterranean Tango

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R (1 p) 

California : Central Coast : ... : Monolith

TRed

Dec 19, 2009

Plaque Arete Right

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Plaque Rock

TRed. Fun, but too short! (Dates uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Right of the Plaque

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a V3 6A R (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Plaque Rock

TR'ed with takes. The crimpers are sharp and painful! (Dates uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Finger Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : South Formation

Followed. Mock-led & cleaned on down-climb. Good Finger crack. (Date uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Slabby

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : South Formation

TR'ed. Felt more like 5.7. (Date uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Offwidth Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Pinnacle Rock

TRed. Good intro to OW/chimneys, but really no harder than 5.6. Dirty. (Date uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Bucket Prow

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : San Francisco Bay Area : ... : Pinnacle Rock

Fun TR. (Date Uncertain)

Oct 3, 2009

Belly Roll

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

Led. Fun!

Aug 12, 2007

Double Chin

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a1. The Uberfall - left

Led. Toughest lead to date. Exposure was spooky.

Aug 12, 2007

Classic

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

TRed. Nate led.

Aug 12, 2007

High Exposure

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : i. High E

Followed. Head got stuck turning the roof!

Jul 27, 2007

Ken's Crack

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a2. The Uberfall - right

TRed.

Jul 7, 2007

Beginner's Delight

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame...

Led P1 as my first Gunks climb. Followed P2 & P3.

Jun 24, 2007

Laurel

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a2. The Uberfall - right

TRed. Giulio Leucci led.

Jun 24, 2007

The Great White Icicle

WI3 (4 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Great White Icicle Area

Followed. The pitches had extremely varied ice & climbing techniques. Bolt anchors all the way.

Dec 30, 2006

Lisa Falls Left

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress

TR'ed with Joel Wilson.

Aug 19, 2006

Sweet Spot

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress

TR'ed with Joel Wilson. Thin face.

Aug 19, 2006

Sweep Left

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress

TR'ed with Joel and finally figured out an elegant way to do the crux!

Aug 19, 2006

First East Face

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : JHCOB Wall

Followed Peter Golden. Steep! A little loose. Bring thin stuff or else the pro is PG13 to R on the last pitch.

Jun 24, 2006

Ingraham Glacier-Disappointment Cleaver Route

Mod. Snow (1 p) 

Washington : Southwest Cascades : Mount Rainier

Undergrad graduation climb!

May 21, 2006

U-Notch Couloir

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 M1 Mod. Snow (1 p) 

California : High Sierra : ... : North Palisade

Ascended via the U-Notch/West Chute with fresh snow in the chimney! Leading that pitch was cold and snowy as spindrift kept blowing up the E Couloir of the U-Notch. Led with gloves and boots on. Our rope was too short to rappel, so we descended Clyde's Va

Sep 30, 2005

Pioneer Route

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C0 (3 p) 

Oregon : Smith Rock : (s) Monkey Face

Led P1. Followed the rest. My first aid climb! Did it with Dirk, w/ the aid in the dark.

Sep 2, 2005

The Cottonwood Traverse

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

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

Better done in reverse from the city. We did this fast enough to get back to town for an evening BBQ - def not a Grade IV.

Jul 23, 2005

Upper Exum Ridge

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (12 p) 

Wyoming : Grand Teton National Park : Grand Teton

Car-to-car. Led half of the pitches. Joe Bullough led the other half.

Jul 16, 2005

The West Slabs

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (10 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : The West Slabs

Oct 2, 2004 Led all pitches. Brenton followed. Nice to finally do this one! A bit runout, but mellow. Lots of ways to go.

Jun 4, 2005

Beginner's Three

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

First JTree trad lead.

Mar 28, 2005

Upper Right Ski Track

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

2nd trad lead in JTree

Mar 28, 2005

Northwest Chimney

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R (1 p) 

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

From what I remember, the rock is loose & cruddy, runout, and not terribly fun compared to others.

Mar 28, 2005

Fryer Flyers

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ken Black Memorial Dome

Eh.

Mar 28, 2005

Poodlesby

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Mar 28, 2005

Feltonian Physics

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Watch out for the accidental head-jam in the bombay chimney at the top!

Mar 28, 2005

Coyote Bait

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hemingway Buttress (East Fa...

Fun variation to Feltoneon.

Mar 28, 2005

Buissonier

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Strenuous.

Mar 28, 2005

Double Start

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - West Face

Followed.

Mar 28, 2005

Hex Marks the Poot

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Astro Dome - East Fac...

Followed. OW 5.7 1st pitch. 5.8 2nd pitch.

Mar 28, 2005

Overhang Bypass

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Intersection Rock

Followed. Thrilling finish.

Mar 28, 2005

Stichter Quits

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Followed. Fun features.

Mar 28, 2005

Double Cross

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Old Woman - West Face

Followed. Fun crack!

Mar 28, 2005

Mama Woolsey

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R (1 p) 

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

TR'ed after topping out on Buissonier.

Mar 28, 2005

Papa Woolsey

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

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

TR'ed after topping out on Buissonier.

Mar 28, 2005

Geurt's Ridge

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (10 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : South Summit

Led all pitches. Mostly exposed cl.3-4. Crux part is thin on thin gear! Partner fell here & I finished. Good winter climb.

Mar 5, 2005

South Ridge

Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c (1 p) 

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

Led. Best done in winter! 1/2 day if you move reasonably fast.

Feb 27, 2005

Outer Darkness

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Watchtower Main

Led? (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Inner Light

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Watchtower Main

TR'ed. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Lefty

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress

Followed. It was OK. A nice undercling, but short and a little brushy at the end.(Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Reservoir Ridge

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (3 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Reservoir Ridge

My first trad lead! Joyous nut & hex placements mixed with bolts. With Brenton. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Fat Man's Misery

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

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

Fun chimney! (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

The Flake

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Led. Brenton followed. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Layback Crack

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Led. One of my first! (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Storm Mountain Stupor

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Led. One of my first. With Brenton. The roof was notable. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Lenny's Route

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

TR'ed after leading Nice little Crack. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

Nice Little Crack

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Led. One of my 1st. With Brenton. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

La Creme De Shorts

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Storm Mountain Island

Fun TR! Definitely strenuous.

Oct 2, 2004

Lisa Falls Right

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (2 p) 

Utah : Wasatch Range : ... : Lisa Falls Buttress

Followed Alan Stenquist & finished with Left. (Month/day uncertain)

Oct 2, 2004

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