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Pleasant Overhangs

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Lead / Onsight.

Jun 27, 2017

SW Corner

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

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

Lead / Redpoint. Loved this sunset climb

Mar 10, 2016

The Bong

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (1 p) 

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

Lead / Onsight. fun and easy.

Mar 10, 2016

Overhang Bypass

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

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

Follow. the foot holds very polished on pitch 2

Mar 9, 2016

Double Cross

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

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

Lead / Onsight. I had two blue Camalots for this. Three would have been nice. there is tons of gear on this route.

Mar 9, 2016

Apoplexy

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

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

So many difficult parts it's hard to say there is a 'crux'

Oct 26, 2014

Yellow Ridge

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge...

Amazing route.

Oct 26, 2014

Maria

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : c. Frog's Head - the Arch

If you haven't done the third pitch, you haven't done Maria

Oct 25, 2014

Arrow

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Loved it (again)

Oct 25, 2014

Moonlight

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

I can't believe I climbed at the Gunks so many years and didn't do this route until now.

Oct 25, 2014

Horseman

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (1 p) 

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

this route never gets old

Oct 24, 2014

Knee Catcher

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : Little Twin Owls

for the love of God why did I do this again?!

Sep 20, 2014

Batman and Robin

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (4 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : Batman Pinnacle

easy breezy. Nice views

Sep 19, 2014

White Whale

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book

yeah baby

Sep 18, 2014

The 37th Cog in Melvin's Wheel aka Melvin's Wheel

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

Major awesome

Sep 18, 2014

The Bastille Crack

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (5 p) 

Colorado : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : The Bastille - N Face

Climbing off the road was never better

Sep 17, 2014

Chucky Cheese

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

Colorado : Gunnison : ... : Second Buttress

Ian Havelick led, I followed. Great rock!

Jun 25, 2014

Pegasus Rock Finish

WI3 M3 (2 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Ben led it. I came up on tope rope

Dec 28, 2013

The Cave Route

WI3+ (1 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

My crampon fell off on lead.

Dec 28, 2013

Chia

WI3+ (1 p) 

New Hampshire : * Ice and Mixed Climbing : ... : Amphitheater Area

Joe led this one

Dec 28, 2013

Osprey

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (2 p) 

Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : h. High Wall

Did it in 2 pitches. Much more comfortable to belay on the flat ledge above the first indent/roof.

Sep 7, 2013

North Face Center

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

Colorado : Boulder Canyon : Cob Rock

Did the last pitch in freezing rain. Scary!

Sep 7, 2012

Shockley's Ceiling

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

love it every time

May 31, 2011

Something Interesting

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

led it, loved it

May 31, 2011

Three Pines

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

with Tanya

May 31, 2011

Higher Stannard

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Ben led it

May 31, 2011

Birdie Party

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Just p1

May 31, 2011

Arrow

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Fell several times on the roof.

May 29, 2011

Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK)

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

Very scary.

May 29, 2011

Limelight

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK

May 29, 2011

Strictly From Nowhere

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

Good stuff

May 28, 2011

Wailing Wall

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

North Carolina : Moore's Wall : The Amphitheater

Apr 24, 2011

Washboard

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

North Carolina : Moore's Wall : Central Wall

Apr 24, 2011

Block Route

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 23, 2011

U Slot

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 23, 2011

The Great Arch

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 22, 2011

Rewritten

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (6 p) 

Colorado : Eldorado Canyon SP : ... : Redgarden - Lumpe to the to...

Don't miss Rebuffat's arete.

Sep 17, 2010

Diagonal

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Combat Rock

One of the best trad lines in the Estes Park area--and that's saying alot.

Sep 16, 2010

Tree Roof

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Combat Rock

Loved it

Sep 16, 2010

Rambo Santa

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Combat Rock

Sep 16, 2010

East Face (Standard)

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (8 p) 

Colorado : Flatirons : ... : Third Flatiron

Sep 15, 2010

Pear Buttress

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (5 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : ... : J-Crack Slab Area

Awesome adventure. A must-do at Lumpy Ridge

Sep 14, 2010

T-Rect

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Left Hand Rock

Sep 13, 2010

Edge of Time

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : The Fin

Sep 13, 2010

Middle Toe

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Dinosaur's Foot

Sep 13, 2010

Index Toe

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado : Estes Park Valley : ... : Dinosaur's Foot

Sep 13, 2010

The 37th Cog in Melvin's Wheel aka Melvin's Wheel

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : The Bookmark

Sep 12, 2010

White Whale

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (4 p) 

Colorado : Lumpy Ridge : Left Book

my traditional warmup climb to start a week at Lumpy

Sep 12, 2010

Osprey

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (2 p) 

Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : h. High Wall

This is the best quality rock at DWG. A fantastic climb, on par with Madam Gs at the Gunks.

Aug 15, 2010

Climbin' Punishment

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar

Tired after a week of climbing, I fell, smashed my helmet and was knocked unconscious.

Jul 4, 2010

Back to the Front

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Led in good style.

Jul 2, 2010

Alcoa Presents

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jul 2, 2010

Lichen or Leave It

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : North Peak, East Face

Stung by nest of hornets on lead. I went back up with a can of Raid and killed them

Jul 1, 2010

Roux

5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a (2 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : North Peak, East Face

Jul 1, 2010

Back to the Front

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

top rope

Jun 30, 2010

Castor

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jun 30, 2010

Frosted Flake

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jun 30, 2010

Pollux

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jun 30, 2010

Conn's East Direct

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jun 30, 2010

Green Wall

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (3 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Seems I like this climb more every time I do it.

Jun 29, 2010

Alcoa Presents

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : ... : Upper Broadway

Jun 28, 2010

Le Gourmet

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c (4 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Jun 28, 2010

Back to the Front

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

top rope

Jun 28, 2010

Old Man's Route

5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c (3 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : South Peak - West Face

Jun 28, 2010

Climbin' Punishment

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (3 p) 

West Virginia : Seneca Rocks : Southern Pillar

Led this line in a single 60 m rope pitch.

Jun 27, 2010

RC Direct

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

May 2, 2010

The Bitch

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

May 2, 2010

Spider Man Indirect

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

May 2, 2010

Something Interesting

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : e. The Mac Wall (Something ...

Fantastic 140-foot p1. Sustained climbing with several cruxes.

Apr 24, 2010

Shockley's Ceiling

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (3 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

Breanna just mastered this one.

Apr 24, 2010

Strictly From Nowhere

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

New York : The Gunks : ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's

Strictly to Shockley linkup-up. The middle traversing 'link' pitch is not great but it's worth it.

Apr 24, 2010

Entrance Crack

5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 12, 2010

Breakaway Right

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Maryland : Rocks State Park : Breakaway Wall

Apr 11, 2010

Strawberry Jam

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Maryland : Rocks State Park : Pinnacle

Apr 11, 2010

First Line

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 (1 p) 

Maryland : Rocks State Park : Pinnacle

Apr 11, 2010

Peanut Butter

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (1 p) 

Maryland : Rocks State Park : Pinnacle

Apr 11, 2010

Breakaway left

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Maryland : Rocks State Park : Breakaway Wall

Apr 11, 2010

U Slot

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 4, 2010

The Great Arch

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a (3 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Best 5.5 in the world.

Apr 4, 2010

Dirty Crack

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

fun climb with Great protection.

Apr 3, 2010

Block Route

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Apr 3, 2010

No Alternative

5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 (3 p) 

North Carolina : Stone Mountain : Stone Mountain South Face

Easy, well-protected first pitch. The second pitch is scary as hell.

Apr 3, 2010

Zoo View

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

North Carolina : Moore's Wall : ... : Circus Wall

Awesome route.

Apr 2, 2010

Wailing Wall

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

North Carolina : Moore's Wall : The Amphitheater

One of the best 5.6s in the East. I would put it up there with High E.

Apr 2, 2010

The Curtain

WI4 (2 p) 

New York : Catskills (Ice) : ... : Stony Clove - West Side

Feb 21, 2010

The Twin Columns

WI3-4 (1 p) 

New York : Catskills (Ice) : ... : The Twin Columns

Feb 13, 2010

Main Gully

WI2-3 (3 p) 

Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : The Narrows

Feb 6, 2010

Dead Deer Gully

WI3 (3 p) 

Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : The Narrows

Feb 6, 2010

Main Flow

WI4 (3 p) 

Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : The Narrows

Probably the best moderate multi-pitch ice route in Pennsylvania

Feb 6, 2010

Chouinard's Gully

WI3 (2 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond

Matt & I swapped leads

Jan 18, 2010

Crystal Ice Tower

WI4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond

Matt did an amazing 2-screw lead.

Jan 17, 2010

Positive Reinforcement

WI3-4 (1 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond Canyon

Did laps as part of Steve House advanced ice climbing clinic

Jan 16, 2010

White Line Fever

WI3+ (2 p) 

New York : Adirondacks : ... : Chapel Pond

I led p2

Jan 16, 2010

The Bitch

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

Leap of Faith

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

Yellow Pages

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

RC Direct

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

Spider Man Indirect

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

Rappel Crack

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

Blazing Saddles

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Wall

Nov 7, 2009

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