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Member Since: Jul 3, 2001
Last Visit: Jan 6, 2018
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Name Rating Location
Direct West Face a/k/a Western Skyline Trad, 1 pitch, 135'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Flatirons > North > Third Flatiron
Get Smart Trad, 1 pitch, 100'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Security Risk Massif > Upper Security Risk
Pony Express Trad, 2 pitches5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > The West Ridge > West Ridge - part C - Pony ...
Jabba Trad, Alpine, 1 pitch, 110'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Alpine Rock > Mt. Evans > Lincoln Lake Slabs
Wine and Roses Trad, 1 pitch, 60'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Boulder Canyon > Animal World
Book of Job Trad, 6 pitches, 700', Grade III5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > ... > Higher Cathedral Rock
Sinestra Trad5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Original Meat Wall
The Eighth Route Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 5 pitches, 900', Grade IIIWI3- M3+ Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > RMNP - Mixed/Ice > Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
Dead Men Chipping Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 175'WI4+ R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > St. Vrain ice > East of Peak to Peak - S. S...
Vrain Strain Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 195'WI5 M5 R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > St. Vrain ice > East of Peak to Peak - S. S...
The Talisman Trad, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, Grade IVWI5-6 M6 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Ouray (Ice/Mixed) > Camp Bird Road
Corner Pump Station Trad, 3 pitches5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > The Book > The Pages Wall Area
Killer Pillar Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitchWI5-6 M5+ R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Ouray (Ice/Mixed) > Camp Bird Road
Skylight Trad, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, Grade IIWI4+ M4-5 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Ouray (Ice/Mixed) > Camp Bird Road
Good Evans Trad, Alpine, Grade II5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Colorado > Alpine Rock > Mt. Evans > The Black Wall
Mean Green Trad, Ice, Alpine, 7 pitches, 900', Grade IVWI5 Wyoming > Cody > South Fork Shoshone (Ice)
Tarantula Trad, 1 pitch, 100'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > The Bookend
East Face Gully aka Silk Road Mixed, Ice, 5 pitches, 600', Grade IIIWI3 M5 R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Flatirons
Womb with a View Trad, Mixed, Ice, 5 pitches, Grade IIIWI5 M6 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > RMNP - Mixed/Ice > ... > Loch Vale & uphill
Crescent Arch Trad, 1 pitch, 150'5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > Crescent Wall
Death and Transfiguration Trad, 1 pitch, 75'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Flatirons > North > Green Mountain Pinnacle
Hot Licks Trad, 4 pitches, 500'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > The Bookend
The Thang aka Frigid Inseminator Trad, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 70'WI5+ M5+ R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Vail Ice > Rigid Designator Amphitheat...
The Fang Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 130', Grade IIWI5-6 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Vail Ice > Rigid Designator Amphitheat...
Kidnapper Van Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 770', Grade III5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Colorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > ... > McHenry's Peak
Dragon's Tongue Trad, Sport, Mixed, Ice, 1 pitch, 65'WI5+ M7 PG13 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Vail Ice > Spiral Staircase area
Fist Fight Trad, 1 pitch, 120'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > Twin Owls
Northwest Face Mixed, Ice, 10 pitches, 2000', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 M4+ Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Indian Peaks & James Peak W... > Apache Peak
Spectreman Trad, 1 pitch, 70'5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Wyoming > Vedauwoo > Blair (overview) > ... > The Heap
Lichen Lung Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Wyoming > Vedauwoo > Ice Box (later renamed by s...
Mud in Your Eye Trad, 1 pitch, 60'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Wyoming > Vedauwoo > Ice Box (later renamed by s...
Dynamometer Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 90'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > The Fin
The Scenic Cruise Trad, 13 pitches, Grade V5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Colorado > Gunnison > Black Canyon of the Gunniso... > ... > North Chasm View Wall
Face Out Boulder, 10'V5 6C Colorado > Boulder > Flagstaff > King Conquerer
Mickey Mouse Nailup Trad, 2 pitches5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5aColorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower One
The Martyr Trad, 2 pitches, 300'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Colorado > Colorado Springs > Old Stage Road > Saint Peter's Overlook
The Brown Palace Sport, 6 pitches, 450', Grade II5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Big Thompson Canyon > ... > Mary's Bust - main buttress
Equinox Trad, 4 pitches, 400', Grade II5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Colorado > South Platte > Cathedral Spires Area > Sunshine Wall
Bush Pilot Boulder, AlpineV11 8A Colorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > ... > Bush Pilot Boulder
Jules Verne Trad, 6 pitches, 700'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5cColorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower Two
Whorehouse Hoses Ice, 3 pitches, 600', Grade IIIWI4-5 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Silverton > Eureka
Stairway to Heaven Trad, Ice, 7 pitches, 1200', Grade IIIWI4 Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Silverton > Eureka
Mr. Gone Trad, 3 pitches, 550', Grade II5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5aColorado > Fort Collins > Poudre Canyon > ... > Southeast Face
Alaskarado Mixed, 4 pitches, 800', Grade IIIM5 R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > RMNP - Mixed/Ice > ... > Loch Vale & uphill
Cowboys and Indians Trad, Alpine, Grade IV5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > ... > Chiefshead Northeast Face
Royal Flush Sport, 8 pitches, 1500', Grade III5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Colorado > 10 Mile Canyon > Mount Royal (near Frisco)
Chain of Command Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 110'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > Sundance Buttress
Chouinard-Herbert Trad, 15 pitches, 1400', Grade V5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Sentinel Rock
Steck-Salathe Trad, 15 pitches5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California > Yosemite National Park > Yosemite Valley > Sentinel Rock
Peer Review Sport, 1 pitch, 100'5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Colorado > Golden > Clear Creek Canyon > The Highlands aka Highlande...
Between The Sheets Trad, 2 pitches5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Colorado > Lumpy Ridge > The Bookmark
West Overhang Trad, 2 pitches5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado > Flatirons > South > The Maiden
Alien Hot Rod Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Lyons > St. Vrain Canyons > ... > Area 51
Sublime Buttress Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1000', Grade IV5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5cColorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > Cathedral Wall
Parallel Universe Trad, 3 pitches, 250'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Deville 3
Xenomorph Trad, 3 pitches, Grade II5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Deville 3
No Respite Trad, Grade II5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Deville 3
Deville 3 Trad, 2 pitches, Grade II5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Deville 3
Take Me to Your Leader Sport, 1 pitch, 90'5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Wizard's Gate
Merlin's Magic Corner Trad, 1 pitch, 90'5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Wizard's Gate
DH-20 (an unknown 5.10 Crack) Trad, 1 pitch, 140'5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Colorado > South Platte > Devil's Head > Devil's Head Rock
Wunsch's Dihedral Trad, 4 pitches, Grade III5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Colorado > South Platte > Cathedral Spires Area > Cynical Pinnacle
Field's Chimney Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 4 pitches, 600', Grade IIIWI5 M6+ Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > RMNP - Mixed/Ice > Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
Regroovable Sport, 1 pitch5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Shelf Road > Sand Gulch > Contest Wall
Ames Ice Hose Trad, Mixed, Ice, 3 pitches, 520', Grade IIIWI5 M6 R Colorado > CO Ice & Mixed > Telluride > Ames Wall
Roadrunner Trad, 2 pitches, 105'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Golden > Clear Creek Canyon > Wall of the '90s
Bad Girls Get Spanked Sport, TR, 1 pitch5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Boulder Canyon > The Bowling Alley > Main Crag
Silver Bullet Trad, 1 pitch, 80'5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Colorado > Golden > North Table Mountain/Golden... > The Quarry Wall
Frank's Wild Years Trad, 1 pitch, 80'5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Colorado > Golden > North Table Mountain/Golden... > The Quarry Wall
Lifestream Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 230'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Boulder > Eldorado Mountain > Mickey Mouse Wall
Vulgar Display of Power Trad, 2 pitches, 170'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Big Thompson Canyon > ... > The Temple of Tao
The Temple Trad, 1 pitch, 110'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Big Thompson Canyon > ... > Skull Rock
Eastern Roofs Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 550', Grade II5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Colorado > Alpine Rock > RMNP - Rock > Aiguille de Fleur
The Fracture Trad, 1 pitch5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b California > Lake Tahoe > Highway 50 Corridor > ... > Sugarloaf, East Face
Tombstone Trad, 1 pitch5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Eldorado Canyon SP > Hawk-Eagle Ridge
Wiggins II Trad, 150'5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Cliffs of Insanity
Presbyterian Dental Floss Trad, 1 pitch, 50'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b California > Joshua Tree National Park > Sheep Pass Area > ... > Theoretical Boulder
Pigpen Boulder, 10'V4 6B California > Joshua Tree National Park > *Joshua Tree Bouldering* > ... > Pigpen Boulder
Eternity Road Trad, 90'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Oceania > New Zealand > North Island > ... > Whekenui Wall
Broken Tooth Trad, 100'5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Broken Tooth
Cymbals Of The Sun Trad, 6 pitches, 600', Grade III5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Utah > Wasatch Range > Bell's Canyon > Middle Bell Tower
Butcher Knife Trad, 4 pitches, 400', Grade III5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Utah > Wasatch Range > Bell's Canyon > Middle Bell Tower
Gunsmoke Boulder, 80'V3 6A California > Joshua Tree National Park > *Joshua Tree Bouldering* > ... > Gunsmoke Wall
Roseanne Trad, 4 pitches, 600', Grade II5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5aCalifornia > Yosemite National Park > Tuolumne Meadows > Fairview Dome
feather buttress Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000', Grade IV5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5bWyoming > Wind River Range > Cirque of the Towers > Warbonnet Peak
Jolly Rancher Trad5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Pistol Whipped
Wiggins I Trad, 1 pitch, 110'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Cliffs of Insanity
Fear No Evil Trad, 4 pitches5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5aCalifornia > Lake Tahoe > Highway 50 Corridor > ... > East Wall
The Oculus Trad, 1 pitch, 200'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Colorado > Lyons > St. Vrain Canyons > ... > The Pantheon
Southeast Face Trad, Alpine, 18 pitches, 2000', Grade V5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b North America > Canada > Northwest Territories > ... > Lotus Flower Tower
The Big Steep Trad, 3 pitches, 300', Grade II5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > The Upper Great Face
North Face Trad, 2 pitches, 220'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Colorado > Estes Park Valley > CO Hwy 7 & Tributaries > ... > Sharksfin
Violet Blue Sport, 3 pitches, 220'5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Colorado > Estes Park Valley > Big Thompson Canyon > ... > Mary's Bust - main buttress
Acrophobia Trad, 1 pitch, 110'5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Colorado > Lyons > St. Vrain Canyons > ... > The Acrophile
Fatted Calf Trad, 1 pitch, 70'5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Utah > Moab Area > Indian Creek > Sacred Cow Wall
Bishop Crack Trad, 2 pitches, 130'5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Colorado > South Platte > Cathedral Spires Area > The Bishop
Neurosurgeon Trad, 1 pitch, 70'5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6aColorado > Lyons > St. Vrain Canyons > ... > River Wall II
Monstrosity Sport, 1 pitch, 80'5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Colorado > Fort Collins > Poudre Canyon > ... > Mineshaft Wall
Tracks are for Kids Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 60'5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Colorado > Flatirons > Central > Dinosaur Rock

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