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Member Since: Jan 1, 2001
Last Visit: 18 hours ago
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Point Rank: # 8
Total Points: 21,730

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Areas = 15
Routes = 10
Photos = 5
Page Improvements = 3

Where has Tony B been climbing?

Personal: Lives in Around Boulder, CO, Male
Favorite Climbs: Anything new that doen't crumble, and some that does.
Other Interests: Avoiding injury during travel and sports
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Follows 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Sport:  Leads 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  Follows 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
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, Sedona, Mt Lemon, Cochise, Squamish, Tahoe, Truckee, City of Rocks, Zion, Black Canyon, Unaweep, Colorado National Monument, Conway, Gunks, Devil's Lake, The North Shore (of Superior), Seneca, New River Gorge, T-Wall, Sand Rock, Snow Canyon, the Bay Area crags, etc...
These days I'm just looking to see a few more areas while there is time to do it... Next up is ???

Out There
Tombstone 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
  Apr 23, 2017 - Followed Evan D. today. Bird's nest in the crux jams.
Erickson's Wide Crack 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
  Apr 22, 2017 - Followed Evan D. on this today.
Bold Finger 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
  Apr 22, 2017 - Lead again today with Evan.
Thieves In the Temple 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
  Apr 8, 2017 - OS FA with Stef. Interesting climbing. Good if it cleans up.
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
Jolly Kicks 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
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Thieves In the Temple 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
Dirty Corner (unknown) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Eat My Lichen 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
South Face 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b X
Hey Slick 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
Tony B up in the notch with the rope trailing after the FA of "Thieves In the Temple."  Picture by Stef V.  Joseffa deciphering the last of the harder moves on Metamorphosis P1.  Joseffa follows P1 of Metamorphosis, just below the second bulge.  Jo puzzles out the crux on Diffraction (10a/b), as seen from ground (no zoom). <br /> <br />Photo by Tony B.  Jo puzzles out the crux on Diffraction (10a/b). <br /> <br />Photo by Tony B. 
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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