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North Face (which actually faces NE)

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 (5 p) 

Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > ... > Notchtop & vicinity

Lead / Redpoint. w/ James

Dec 2, 2017

Get Smart

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > ... > Upper Security Risk

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/ GeorgeB stopped to put pro in at the crux, should have just kept moving

Oct 14, 2017

Double Exposure

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > ... > Lincoln Lake Slabs

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Sep 13, 2017

Sister Morphine

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

Lead / Onsight. w/James & Aaron

Sep 9, 2017

Iron Horse

5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c (2 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part C - Pony ...

TR. w/James & Aaron

Sep 9, 2017

Positively Fourth Street

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part D - Xanad...

Lead / Redpoint. w/Aaron& James

Sep 9, 2017

Loose Bolt Slab

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > ... > Lincoln Lake Slabs

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Sep 3, 2017

Dan Hare's Route

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (2 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > ... > Lincoln Lake Slabs

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Sep 3, 2017

Golden Slab

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Alpine Rock > ... > Lincoln Lake Slabs

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Sep 3, 2017

Oxygen Masks and Float Cushions

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Stewardess Convention Crag

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Aug 27, 2017

Flight Attendant

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Stewardess Convention Crag

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Aug 27, 2017

Eagle Snacks

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Eagle Rock

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB & MikeE 1st pitch of route going up wall.

Aug 27, 2017

Aviatrix

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a R (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Stewardess Convention Crag

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Aug 27, 2017

ELO

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > South Formation

Follow. Follow James

Aug 15, 2017

Dreaming in Color

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > South Formation

Lead / Redpoint. w/James both pitches

Aug 13, 2017

Northwest Arete

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Tombstone

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/ MikeE hang after clipping crux bolt

Aug 12, 2017

Hatchet Job

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Mortuary

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB & MikeE

Aug 6, 2017

Under the Knife

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Mortuary

TR. w/GeorgeB & MikeE

Aug 5, 2017

The Coroner

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Mortuary

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/GeorgeB

Jul 30, 2017

The Crypt

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Mortuary

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jul 30, 2017

Unknown Right Crack

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Scarpa Pizzo

Lead / Onsight. w/MikeE and GeorgeB

Jul 3, 2017

SuckyWahkyMuckyFucky

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (3 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Scarpa Pizzo

Lead / Onsight. Lead P1 & P3. w/MikeE and GeorgeB

Jun 18, 2017

Unknown Right Arete

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Scarpa Pizzo

Lead / Onsight. W/MikeE & GeorgeB

Jun 11, 2017

Super Squeeze

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (2 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > The Dome

Lead / Fell/Hung. down climbed then abandoned after trying umph! 0 for 2, then did the traverse 2 owl.

Feb 18, 2017

The Owl

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > The Dome

Lead / Redpoint. w/Jason after abandoned attempt on umph I traversed to Owl under roof ~10ish

Feb 18, 2017

Gorilla's Delight

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > The Dome

2 pitches. Lead / Fell/Hung. w/Jason, Got it 2nd try

Feb 18, 2017

Melancholy Man

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Animal World

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/James+Aaron

Feb 5, 2017

Is It Ready Yet...Moe

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Animal World

Lead / Flash. w/James & his friend Aaron

Feb 5, 2017

Lazy Day

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Animal World

Lead / Flash. w/James+Aaron

Feb 5, 2017

Couch Potato

5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Mine Hole Crag

Lead / Flash. w/James+Aaron

Feb 5, 2017

Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Mine Hole Crag

Lead / Flash. w/James+Aaron, left hand up at crux near top

Feb 5, 2017

Cyberchondrial Paranoia

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Upper Infirmary Slabs

Follow.

Jan 29, 2017

Panic in the Gray Room

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Upper Infirmary Slabs

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/ Kevin, Lew, & Crystal

Jan 29, 2017

Community Service (formerly Little Flatiron Left aka West Buttress)

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Upper Infirmary Slabs

Follow. w/ Kevin

Jan 29, 2017

High Exposure

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (2 p) 

New York > The Gunks > ... > i. High E

Lead / Onsight. w/?? way way back in 1980's

Dec 1, 2016

Directississima

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

New York > The Gunks > ... > i. High E

Lead / Onsight. w/ToddM probably back in 1980's

Dec 1, 2016

Winter Dreams / Gene and George's Excellent Adventure

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (3 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > December Wall

Lead / Redpoint. w/Aaron, I lead P1, still good.

Nov 21, 2016

The Road Goes Ever On

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > December Wall

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/Aaron P2 after 1st bolt reach right. At crux go left & up. Don't do P1 as described in guide

Nov 21, 2016

Caesar's

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > December Wall

Follow. w/Aaron only P1

Nov 20, 2016

Sunshine Dihedral

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Follow. w/Aaron always an intimidating climb

Nov 12, 2016

Fever Dance

5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Lead / Onsight. w/Aaron placed gear in loose flake, top of flake moves.

Nov 12, 2016

Upside The Cranium

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Lead / Redpoint. w/Aaron, a very nice climb

Nov 12, 2016

Casual Corner

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Lead / Onsight. w/Aaron

Nov 12, 2016

Fringe Dweller

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Lead / Onsight. w/Aaron step right to arete

Nov 12, 2016

Ripple

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Monkey Skull

Follow. w/Aaron, in first 2 bolts the crux was good and very doable, but the climbing soon backs off

Nov 12, 2016

Petticoat

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Throne

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Oct 30, 2016

Magnum P.I.

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 (3 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Throne

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Oct 30, 2016

White Shores

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs

Lead / Onsight. w/Tom take Yellow and green camolot

Oct 10, 2016

Gravity's Rainbow

5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs

Lead / Onsight. w/Tom Yeeeessss!

Oct 9, 2016

Sweatin' to the Oldies

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 (4 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs

Lead / Onsight. w/Tom A stout climb, @ P1 bolts: traverse to ramp then go up. P3 crux is a pumper.

Oct 9, 2016

Fogline

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Sentinel

Lead / Onsight. w/MikeE his left arm was rebuilt

Oct 2, 2016

Eye Sockets Look Down on Chess Board Metals

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Sentinel

Lead / Onsight. w/MikeE

Oct 2, 2016

The Naugahide Stool (originally submitted as Slab Arete)

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Pile

Lead / Onsight. w/MikeE go left at OH

Oct 2, 2016

Touch and Go

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Second Tier

Lead / Onsight. w/Rich & Russ

Sep 25, 2016

Scoop Up a Little Sky

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Second Tier

Lead / Onsight. w/Rich & Russ

Sep 25, 2016

Dynamite

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b R (1 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > Mary's Bust - main buttress

Lead / Onsight. w/Rich

Sep 25, 2016

The Broadmoor

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (6 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > Mary's Bust - main buttress

Lead / Onsight. w/Rich on my B-Day did P6 10d os

Sep 25, 2016

Autopilot

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Lower Tier

Lead / Onsight. w/Rich

Sep 18, 2016

The Big Steep

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (3 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > The Upper Great Face

Lead / Onsight. w/TonyRoberts P3 is best pitch.

Sep 4, 2016

The Golden Monkey

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R (2 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > The Upper Great Face

Lead / Onsight. Crux was between bolts 1 & 2. lead both pitches. w/James

Aug 28, 2016

ELO

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > South Formation

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jul 16, 2016

Temperature Inversion

5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Northwest Formation

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB beta: at crux match feet then stem right and move right & up with hard climbing to chains.

Jul 16, 2016

Arch Dihedral

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > South Formation

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jul 16, 2016

Electric Sky

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > South Formation

TR. crappy

Jul 16, 2016

Hot Wheels

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Northwest Formation

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jul 16, 2016

Bury the Hatchet

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Pantheon

Lead / Onsight. w/George went left at 2nd to last bolt

Jun 25, 2016

Stem Cell Research

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Pantheon

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jun 25, 2016

Maximus

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Pantheon

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB @roof go to outside left with green alien.

Jun 25, 2016

Handcrack-a-rete

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Coliseum

Follow. W/ToddM & Tommy

Jun 20, 2016

Planetary Pull

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Coliseum

Lead / Onsight. w/ToddM & Tommy

Jun 20, 2016

Ionic Column

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Coliseum

Follow. w/ToddM & Tommy

Jun 20, 2016

C'est La Vrie

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Arch of Titus

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB wow scary & slipery. Needs a bolt for the ow/chimney.

Jun 19, 2016

Pre-Op

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Arch of Titus

Follow. Follow GeorgeB nice climb! great ending

Jun 19, 2016

Triple Bypass

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Arch of Titus

Lead / Fell/Hung. w/GeorgeB took 4-5 falls at crux to figure it out, high step right hand under cling at tip then dyno.

Jun 19, 2016

Drop Your Cool, Tom Foolery

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Roadside Rock

Lead / Fell/Hung. Fell on 10c but OS the 9 variation. w/GeorgeB Easier if shorter since the crux is a mantle problem.

Jun 13, 2016

The Ant

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Ant

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB

Jun 12, 2016

Dierection

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Thinker

Lead / Onsight. w/GeorgeB Yes! Getting back in shape after foot injury, this is a big moral boost.

Jun 12, 2016

Camel Toe

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (6 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > McGregor Slab

Lead / Onsight. w/George Lead P2, George lead P1 & P3

Jun 6, 2016

Rosy Crucifixion

5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13 (3 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > Redgarden - Tower Two

Follow. w/Kent Pease P2 still gave me trouble :-(

May 28, 2016

Long John Wall

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (4 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part B - Long ...

Lead / Onsight. Lead P3 w/James & Jerry

May 21, 2016

Washington Irving

5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part B - Long ...

Follow. w/James & Jerry

May 21, 2016

The Unsaid

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part B - Long ...

Lead / Redpoint. w/ James & Jerry

May 21, 2016

Chianti

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (2 p) 

Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > ... > West Ridge - part B - Long ...

Follow. w/James & Jerry

May 21, 2016

Maternal Damnation

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b (2 p) 

Colorado > Estes Park Valley > ... > Mary's Bust - main buttress

Lead / Fell/Hung. Fell/Hung. w/Estes Friend, I fell injured top of Rfoot, after hold broke.

Jan 16, 2016

Box Chimney

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Journeyman

Follow Bernie on 1st pitch, lead 2nd pitch

May 27, 2015

Journeyman

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a (2 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Journeyman

TR with many falls 1st pitch.

May 17, 2015

Tree Crack

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Journeyman

Follow Bernie on 1st pitch Lead second pitch

May 17, 2015

Apprentice

5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Journeyman

Follow Bernie

May 17, 2015

Quartz Dancer

5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Mushroom Massif

w/George & Mike hang-dog my way up

May 3, 2015

Barnacle

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Fin

Flashed the crux w/ Bernie

Apr 25, 2015

Hammerhead

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Fin

Flash w/Bernie

Apr 25, 2015

Tiburon (submitted as Tiberone)

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Fin

Follow Bernie No Falls

Apr 25, 2015

Feeding Frenzy

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > The Fin

Flash w/ Bernie

Apr 25, 2015

Riding the Tongue, variation on One No-Trump

5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Hideaway Dome

w/ GeorgeB

Apr 5, 2015

Gumbi Parade

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Hideaway Dome

Apr 5, 2015

Parade of Fools

5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Hideaway Dome

os w/ GeorgeB

Feb 8, 2015

Stray Dog

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Stray Dog

w/GeorgeB

Feb 8, 2015

Big Dogs Variation

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > Sweat Loaf aka Big Dogs

Lead / Onsight. w/ Bernie sometime in 2015 or 2014

Jan 1, 2015

Human Disco Ball

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > P. Mosh Wall

w/GeorgeB

Dec 21, 2014

Disco Solitaire

5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (1 p) 

Colorado > Lyons > ... > P. Mosh Wall

w/GeorgeB

Dec 21, 2014

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