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Member Since: Apr 17, 2006
Last Visit: 6 days ago
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Point Rank: # 6,297
Total Points: 90

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Approach Trails = 4
Page Improvements = 3

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RalphE is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Random, I.
Personal: Lives in Boulder, CO, 52 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: I can't think of a harder question... the ones that leave a lasting memory – those are the climbs that make you think and the climbs in beautiful places. I love Eldo for the place and community as much as I love the climbing.
Other Interests: Photography, flyfishing, easy biking, sour beer, more climbing
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  Follows 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sport:  Leads 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Follows 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Boulders:   V1 5  
Aid:  Leads C4  Follows C0
Ice:  Leads WI6  Follows WI6
Mixed:  Leads M7  Follows M7
More information:
Hi, I started climbing in 1988. I strive to climb a little of everything and be a well-rounded climber... which is to say I've never excelled at any one type. Generally shying away from the rock gym helps avoid tendon injuries. In recent years, I made some of my goals climbing a few destinations around the world, and of course some good Eldo routes and some sweet ice routes. Not doing any testpieces lately, but looking forward to some weekend warrioring and nights around the campspot shooting the breeze with buddies.
Photo Albums by RalphE    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 3
The Big Splash 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Oct 17, 2008 - Created via the removal of a couple flakes. Readily done as a single pitch.
Subterranean Homesick Blues 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
  Oct 17, 2008 - Only noticed & did P1, it felt like .10c on the first move & .10a otherwise. Pretty nice.
Fantasy Ridge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
  Jun 22, 2008 - Not three stars by any stretch of the imagination. One 5.9 move, and 2.5 pitches long.
Two Jews Blues 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Recent Site Contributions View all 44 Contributions
2014-01-18.  Grivel 360s:  Old style on the left, new on the right.  A couple guys caught in the act on the .11- variation.  Email me if you know who they are, as the 21MP original makes a tack-sharp large print. (all rights reserved).  Third Stage, May 2008.  Wadsworth Blvd., May 2008. 
M6 Corner WI4+ M6
Jack The Ripper 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Subterranean Homesick Blues 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Fantasy Ridge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
The Big Splash 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Burning Chrome 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R  Suggests: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jack The Ripper 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X  Suggests: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Fantasy Ridge 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  Suggests: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
The Big Splash 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c

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