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Member Since: Jul 3, 2001
Last Visit: Jan 6, 2018
Contact Ross Swanson

Point Rank: # 411
Total Points: 1,780

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



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Ross Swanson is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people.
Personal: Lives in Pinewood Springs, 61 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
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Photo Albums by Ross Swanson    
Rock Climbing Photo: Ross at Hand Cracker in Eldorado

personal
15 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Taken by JimY 25SEP06

Misc
10 photos
Rock Climbing Photo: Kenny Mtn Popes Hill

Kenny Mtn
19 photos
Out There
North Face (which actually faces NE) 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3
  Dec 2, 2017 - w/ James
Get Smart 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
  Oct 14, 2017 - w/ GeorgeB stopped to put pro in at the crux, should have just kept moving
Double Exposure 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Sep 13, 2017 - w/GeorgeB
Positively Fourth Street 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
  Sep 9, 2017 - w/Aaron& James
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Direct West Face a/k/a Western Skyline 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Get Smart 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Pony Express 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Jabba 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Wine and Roses 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
Book of Job 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Holeistic 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Northwest Arete 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Under the Knife 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Dirt Nap 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Unknown Right Arete 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
The obvious slot is your destination, climbing first the right hand side then the left.
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 <br />The bush in pic center hides a nice dihedral on P1. The second rap was off  the tree (white bark) near yellow and orange lichen. The belay for P2 was near the top of this tree on the right.  Sunburst pic of Greg DeSantis, 2009 08 10.  Blast off, James Finn getting ready.  Conditions 2DEC17 James Finn leading.  The crack takes good gear. 
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
The Road Goes Ever On 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b R
Alien Hot Rod 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
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
Athlete's Feat 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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