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Member Since: Jul 3, 2001
Last Visit: 3 days ago
Contact Ross Swanson

Point Rank: # 489
Total Points: 1,395

80 Compliments
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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3

Where has Ross Swanson been climbing?

Ross Swanson is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in Pinewood Springs, 60 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Boulder problems near home
Other Interests: Mtn Bike, 911tt, building flagstone sidewalks & patios
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Sport:  Leads 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Boulders:   V4 6B  
Ice:  Leads WI4  Follows WI4
Mixed:  Leads M3  Follows M3
More information:

Photo Albums by Ross Swanson    
Rock Climbing Photo: Ross at Hand Cracker in Eldorado

15 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Taken by JimY 25SEP06

10 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Kenny Mtn Popes Hill

Kenny Mtn
19 photos
Out There
Gorilla's Delight 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Feb 18, 2017 - w/Jason, Got it 2nd try
The Owl 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
  Feb 18, 2017 - w/Jason after abandoned attempt on umph I traversed to Owl under roof ~10ish
Super Squeeze 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
  Feb 18, 2017 - down climbed then abandoned after trying umph! 0 for 2, then did the traverse 2 owl.
Is It Ready Yet...Moe 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Feb 5, 2017 - w/James & his friend Aaron
Wine and Roses 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Book of Job 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Sinestra 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
The Eighth Route WI3- M3+
Dead Men Chipping WI4+ R
Vrain Strain WI5 M5 R
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Upper Traverse V2 5+
Blue Rose V5 6C
Tomato Traverse V4 6B
Red Eye Dihedral 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Hot Wheels 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
2016 with GeorgeB and MikeE in SSV  Thanks for the belay, Ralph.  Moving up the white part of the crack, thin but good.  Lunge for top, you can let the feet swing out for show-off factor.  After moving up from start and beginning the traverse. Acme handhold is near elbow. 
Hallett Chimney, AI5 M5 M5+
Turnkorner 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Mr. President 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
J-Crack 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
High Plains Drifter 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Alien Hot Rod 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
The Road Goes Ever On 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R
Strawberry Short Cake 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a
The Bruise Collector 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Finger Crack 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a

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