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Member Since: Jul 21, 2006
Last Visit: Jan 19, 2018
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Point Rank: # 11,202
Total Points: 35

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

Where has taimi been climbing?

taimi is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekends for the winter.
Personal: Lives in Longmont, CO, 56 years old, Female
Favorite Climbs: LOVE offwidth--a high grovel factor makes me very happy. But classic cracks and smooth faces also have their appeal...
Other Interests: flamenco; hiking; archaeology; gardening
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sport:  Leads 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Follows 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Boulders:   V0 4  
Aid:  Leads C1  Follows C3
More information:
School is back in session, and unfortunately, I'm pretty dedicated to making sure my students actually learn something. So for the winter: it's weekends and holidays for me. Luckily, this is Colorado, where snow today means Nothing about climbing conditions tomorrow! I'm looking forward to climbing. Or hiking. Or back country skiing (I'm not very good at all). Would love to do some ice this winter or a couple easy winter ascents. Outdoors is a fine, fine place to be any time of year.
Photo Albums by taimi    
Out There
RECENT TICKS - Show on map<< VIEW ALL 49
Baldwin's Chimney 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
  Aug 6, 2008 - With Brian Scoggins--a Delightful chimney
Tennis Shoe Tango 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  Jul 20, 2008 - With Bee Wallace
Icarus 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
  Jul 4, 2008 - w/Mark F. All but last pitch is fun 5.5 or less--the last pitch is worth everything!
Kim 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
  May 31, 2008 - This crack takes tricams Really Well--I nearly had to leave one behind. Thanks to climber73!
Crack of Fear 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Organ Pipes 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Summer Breeze 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Darkness 'til Dawn 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Anthill Direct 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c R
Handjacker 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Recent Site Contributions View all 90 Contributions
As we came off Walt's Wall, we saw Craig (Luebben) and Dave (uh-oh...) with a class at the base. They had been rained on, as well, and lay out their ropes to dry. The sinuous ropes on the rock made cool patterns.  Rob Kelman, walking back to the bolts at the top of Walt's Wall. Because of the wet rock, we did rope up for the section.  The view from the base of Hassler's Hatbox Route--beautiful clouds, beautiful place.  A perfect belay spot.  On this beautiful day, the Bastille reminded me of an anthill. Because it's in the shade most of the day, the North Face attracts a lot of climbers on a hot day. 
Ruper 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Direct Route 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
Long John Wall 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
West Buttress 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Rewritten 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
C'est La Vie 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  Suggests: 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Tough Situation 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Fantasia 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
The Bastille Crack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Suggests: 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Baldwin's Chimney 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c  Suggests: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

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