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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
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Personal: Lives in Around Boulder, CO, Male
Favorite Climbs: Anything new that doen't crumble, and some that does.
Other Interests: Currently injured and not climbing until April 2018 - so, rehabbing a shoulder after rotator and labrum surgery
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad climbs
Trad:  Leads 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
Sport:  Leads 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  Follows 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
More information:
I started climbing as a teen in the Midwest in the 80's... I moved to Boulder County in search of more rock in 1995. The crags around Boulder are now my home away from home. I've gone through periods of time where one particular location or another was my primary area, but as a husband and father, I tend to have a lot less free time now, and so I wander about more. I usually climb trad or solo and like longer routes best, but I also occasionally climb aid or sport.

I once counted and had climbed 800+ routes in Eldorado Canyon (with repeats, it would have been uncountable), 800+ in Boulder Canyon, 600+ in the Flatirons and a few hundred or more each in the SSV, Lumpy Ridge, the South Plate, Vedauvoo and Indian creek. I also like to climb in RMNP and other alpine areas locally and nationally. My favorite road trips are to Joshua Tree - CA(300+ routes), Red Rocks - NV (~200 routes) and my home crag of over a decade ago, Red River Gorge, KY (hundreds, but never counted).
Have loved a few trips to other places - Yosemite and the High Sierra, teh Mammoth/Bishop crags, Tahoe, Truckee, the Bay Area crags, Sedona, Mt Lemon, Cochise, Squamish, City of Rocks, Zion, Snow Canyon, Black Canyon, Unaweep, Colorado National Monument, Conway, Gunks, Devil's Lake, The North Shore (of Superior), Seneca, New River Gorge, T-Wall, Sand Rock, etc...
I've made over to climb in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Norway, Sweden, Mexico and Canada.
These days I'm just looking to see a few more areas while there is time to do it... Next up is ??? I'd love to hit the Elephant's Perch and Switzerland some day.

Out There
The Naked Edge 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
  Nov 25, 2017 - P1-4 with Joseffa today before rapping before dark.
T2 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
  Nov 25, 2017 - Touch and Go to Lower T2 to Naked Edge with Joseffa today.
Touch 'N' Go 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
  Nov 25, 2017 - Touch and Go to Lower T2 to Naked Edge with Joseffa today.
Tagger 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
  Nov 24, 2017 - With Jo today - dry, no problems.
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 54
Ergonomics 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Sunrise Book 5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Original Beckey 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Soren Roof 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
The Middle Finger - History is Tradition 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Incredible Handcrack of the Monument 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Recent Site Contributions View all 11313 Contributions
New Beginnings 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
Porcelain God 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Summit Fever Direct Start 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Summit Fever 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Dozer 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
Watts Left Over starts just to the lower right of this image and goes up and left into the lower section of the corner. After reaching a sloping ledge of sorts, the climb runs up cracks and seams to the left of the actual corner in the top section for a total length of over 100'.  Bacon Bits is the wide crack on the left in the center of this image.  An unknown party hits it just after we descended... and the sun came out.  At least someone got some sun!  The Dark Angel looking a bit ominous on a (wind) stormy approach.  We were happy that it did not rain.  Beta photo. 
Carol's Crack 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
One Way Sunset 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Direct Southwest 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Vision Quest 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
Living On The Edge 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Touch Gold 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Honky Justice 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
The Gift 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
To Skin a Cat 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Your Mother 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Suggests: 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b PG13

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