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Rock Climbing Photo: Stoked after topping out the roof crux on Sky Dive...


Member Since: Jan 27, 2012
Last Visit: Nov 25, 2016
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Zack Wentz is in the Partner Finder and is open to climbing with new people. Best times to climb: Anytime in the month of June.
Personal: Lives in Bishop, CA, 23 years old, Male
Favorite Climbs: Long moderate multi-pitches, alpine climbs, walls with plenty of exposure, etc
Other Interests: Forest science, music, adventure, ecological restoration, outdoor leadership, cooking, storm chasing
Personal/Favorite web site: none specified
Likes to climb: Trad, Sport, TR, Gym climbs
Trad:  Leads 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Follows 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Sport:  Leads 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  Follows 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Aid:  Leads C1  Follows C1
Ice:  Leads WI3  Follows WI5
More information:
1st year apprentice mountain guide at Sierra Mountain Center based out of Bishop, CA. AMGA SPI certified and Rock Guide course completed. I'm new to the area and am looking at getting on some longer High Sierra climbs, longer free climbs in the Valley or Tuolumne, or learning some basic aid to get experience on some easier big walls in the Valley. Message me if you're interested in climbing together!
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Out There
Crescent Arch 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
  Jul 30, 2016 - Gear tricky on guidebook crux pitch. Otherwise no move harder than 5.9.
Tastes Great 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
  Jul 30, 2016 - Climbed w/ Ryan Huetter
The Raw Deal 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
  Jun 19, 2016 - Lead all pitches clean; mock guided at 1:1 ratio
John Fischer Memorial Route 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
  Jun 19, 2016 - Followed w/ barb mock guiding. First 3 pitches
TO-DO LIST<< VIEW ALL 132
Hold The Line 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wrinkles in Time 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Vitamin V 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Wavy Gravy 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Dutch Oven 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Monkey Bob 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
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Sky Dive 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sacrilege 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Lord of the Drink 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
The Gift 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Jump Start 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Stoked after topping out the roof crux on Sky Dive.  All I need is cams, cams, cams....  Beginning of optional 3rd pitch, described in Steve Levin's book as "an orange open book." Once over the top of the book, traverse right to a chimney (lots of loose rock here) and follow the face to the top (tri-cams could help protect the easy face leading to the summit).  View from the top to the west.  Me contemplating the crux moves. Move to the wide crack to the left for a lieback. The crack will end right at the next bolt. 
Diedre 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Swanson Arete 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
West Overhang 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
West Face Variation 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C0
The Young and the Rackless 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Merry Men 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  Suggests: 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Sidekick 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Suggests: 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Kigijiushi 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Sunshine Breakfast 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Suggests: 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Easy Skankin' (5.10 variation) 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b  Suggests: 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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