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Member Since: Mar 23, 2013
Last Visit: 4 days ago
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Wei-Li is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Weekdays.
Personal: Lives in Los Angeles, CA, 42 years old, Female
Favorite Climbs: Echo Cliffs, The Fortress, El Cajon
Other Interests: none specified
Personal/Favorite web site:
Likes to climb: Sport climbs
Sport:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Follows 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
More information:
I work for myself so I schedule my work around climbing. I'm married and my husband is not a climber, so I prefer to climb during the weekday when my absence is not as noticeable. Since I have to schedule work around climbing, I plan my calendar a week or two ahead of time; no spontaneous climbing trips.

Safety is my top priority and I ask that my climbing partners be safety oriented and be respectful when I raise safety concerns or back off from a climb when conditions may be unsafe. Helmet is a must and a hand should always be on the brake end of the rope regardless of the belay device used. I took a series of sport lead classes at the Upland Hangar 18 in January 2012 (12 hours of instruction including proper clipping, catching lead falls, and basic self-rescue) and I completed the SCMA Rock Climbing Safety Skills Course (climbing safety and self-rescue) in April 2014.

I began bouldering indoors regularly since 2008, top roping pretty consistently since 2011 both indoors and out, and leading sport outdoors since June 2012 (I try to get out at least one day a week, weather permitting). I usually belay with a Cinch but I am also familiar with using the ATC Guide. I seconded some trad routes between 2013 and 2014.

For sport, I lead confidently in the 5.9 range and I can usually finish a 5.10a lead with a few tries at the crux. I can follow up to 5.11a with assistance from my belayer. I'm always happy to belay a partner on more difficult routes.

Photo Albums by Wei-Li    
Rock Climbing Photo: personal photo

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Out There
Fine Day 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Jan 13, 2018
Sort of Silly 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Jan 13, 2018 - Aided thru crux
Soft Core 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Jan 13, 2018
RyBolski 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
  Jan 13, 2018
Big Bad Wolf 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Man's Best Friend 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Adaptive Expectations 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Capitalism & Freedom 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Consumption Dysfunction 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Invisible Hand 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Bathroom's resident rattle snake.   personal photo  Approaching Bunche Hall from the south. Take a right and walk around the outside of the building to reach the crack on the northeast corner.   Looking northeast at the wall from the west entrance of Bruin Walk.   The crack.  
Pipe Cleaner 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Leonids 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Intellitoys 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Permanent Income Hypothesis 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Balancing Act 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
South of the Trout Farm 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
The Fourth Wise Man 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Morning Glory 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Suggests: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Tee it Up, Cupcake 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Suggests: 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c R
Just the Tip 5.2 3 8 II 8 D 2c  Suggests: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

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