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Member Since: Nov 8, 2014
Last Visit: Sep 28, 2017
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Routes = 10
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Where has Max McKinnon been climbing?

Max McKinnon is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekends for outdoor, lunch for inside.
Personal: Lives in San Jose, CA, 28 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Stupendous Man (Pinnacles), Bates Arete (Castle Rock), Pirate's Chest (North Bay Coast)
Other Interests: Guitar, Music, Programming, Tinkering, Skiing/snowboarding, Surfing, Used to be BIG into mountain biking - am still willing to go out but climbing has mostly taken my heart
Personal/Favorite web site:
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  Follows 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
Boulders:   V5 6C  
More information:
Not a member of any climbing funds, but I donated $50 to AccessFund this year. Planning on becoming a member and/or donating again in the future. Really love climbing, seeing and preserving the beautiful environments, and camping out for a climb :D
Photo Albums by Max McKinnon    
Rock Climbing Photo: South Bay Ticklers climbing team

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Southeast Buttress 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  Aug 2, 2016 - Awesome epic climb. I found an atc and lost a quickdraw haha.
Heart of the Sun 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  May 30, 2016 - Someone ran off with my yellow grigri and magneto carabiner after i let them borrow my top rope setup. I was up on another pitch and found out later when it was missing. Please pm me if you were in the party involved. I'm sure it was an accidental mistake
Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
  May 30, 2016 - Absolutely amazing. I led pitch 2. That first overhung was pretty intense. I missed the bigger hold right above the right hand crimp near 1st roof. 11b section further up was damn near impossible. What is the beta at the 2-3 bolt?
Fortune Cookie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  May 28, 2016 - Start harder than 5.9 due to slickness of rock I think.
Amazing Face 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Captain Hook 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Northwest Books 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stupendous Man 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Kibbles and Bits 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Spread Eagle (aka Gritty Kitty) 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Roca Serpiente V2 5+ PG13
Sun Salutation V-easy 3
Inca Arete V4 6B
German Chocolate Cake 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Big move! Maybe only V3 if over 6'  A slab mantle one move wonder. Thinking about the logistics to the nearest hospital makes the mantle more heady.  The Inca Arete!!  Failing a 5.12 roof but getting an excellent picture!  Castle Rock Proper - having fun on the free solo 5.6 to the top 
Mullah 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Rebecca's Sailing 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
SW Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Tufatafoni Traverse V4 6B
Mission Impossible 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
Fortune Cookie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Child of Light 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Heart of the Sun 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
SW Corner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  Suggests: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13

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