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Nick Drake is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weeknights.
Personal: Lives in Newcastle, WA, 36 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: NR Stuart, Rattletail, Outer Space, anything at Darrington
Other Interests: Splitboarding
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Follows 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Follows 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Ice:  Leads WI2  Follows WI5
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Out There
Northwest Corner (a.k.a. Boving-Pollack Route) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Aug 20, 2017 - Led all. Natalie's brc grad climb. Tried the left hip in beta on corner, worked great until it didn't. One 4 and walking a 5 worked great
Street Cleaner  5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Aug 12, 2017 - A bit dirty and first bolt not confidence inspiring. Interesting climbing though
Sweet and Sticky 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Aug 12, 2017 - Fun 9! Would be great for new leaders if it wasn't for the run. Can sling a non inspiring horn
Violent Phlegms 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
  Aug 12, 2017 - Hang at both cruxes, lower crux use lower right foot.
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Stairway to Heaven 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Wicked Gravity 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Chocolate Bunnies from Hell 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Angel's Crest 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
The Grand Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c A0
Borderline 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Mile High Club 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lee's crack 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Cro-Magnon/Caveman 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c X
Altamont 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Snag Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
The second to last pitch is stellar. I was blown out from leading the first five pitches of borderline linking into angels and gave this lead to my partner. That was a mistake.  Draws hung above showing the exit from Strip Clip  Getting out of the steep into the finish. Anchor is out left and a bit tricky to see from the ground, bring an extra draw if you plan to clean on the lower.  Rope up on bust the move  Half ropes are nice to cut back on drag for the 9+ pitch 
The Bone 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Canary 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
West Ridge 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Southwest Rib 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Senior Citizens in Space 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bust the Move 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
canine patrol 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Violent Phlegms 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The West Face 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Heaven's Gate 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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