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Mar 20, 2002
Last Visit: Sep 8, 2023
325 Points
Point Rank: #3,668 DetailsDrop down

Likes Trad, Sport, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.8 5.10a
Sport 5.9 5.10b
Ice WI5 WI6
Mixed M4 M6
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Comments View All 76

Oct 29, 2014
How about first reported ascent? You snooze, you lose! :D View Comment
Jan 2, 2014
Regarding the approach, you DEFINITELY don't leave the trail at 8,400'. That is waaay too low unless you w… View Comment
Dec 30, 2013
This climb is generally known to locals and in Roberts' guidebooks as Skyrocket, which makes sense sinc… View Comment
Mar 19, 2012
Couple of notes... although the land grant for Battle Abbey was obtained by Hans Gmoser (founder of what be… View Comment
Jun 19, 2011
As the author of the FHRC application to install the "new" rap anchor, I'd like to plead with/remind people… View Comment
Apr 12, 2011
Definitely not R though you want a #1, 2, and 3 Camalot for the top (if you like lots of gear like I do).… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 684

General > General Climbing
Reply: Will Hollywood EVER get climbing right?
Aug 15, 2022 Glowering wrote: The problem IMO is when it's so unrealistic that it's totally unbelievable and breaks the suspension of disbelief. It's becomes an unintentional comedy at… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Will Hollywood EVER get climbing right?
Aug 8, 2022 Yeah... Free Solo wasn't exactly Hollywood. And yes movies don't have to  be perfect mirrors of reality, but there's a difference between obvious fantasy like superhe… View Message
General > General Climbing
Will Hollywood EVER get climbing right?
Aug 8, 2022 Oh good lord...  Just came across the trailer for this new "film."  I suppose at least they didn't have to cut the rope.  Another movie grossly mis-representing… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Eldo Timed Entry Reservations- coming this summer
Mar 13, 2022 Solution is simply a shuttle system like at Bear Lake in RMNP.  Parking has always been a bit of a cluster in Eldo.  Not sure why they didn’t implement a shuttl… View Message
General > Ice Climbing
Reply: Does the send count if you take on a screw?
Jan 31, 2022 My rules for all types of climbing:1. Don't harm/destroy the resource2. Don't endanger others 2a. or if at all possible negatively impact their experience3. Be honest about wha… View Message
General > Ice Climbing
Reply: Rockfall at Ouray takes out Schoolroom Bridge
Mar 18, 2021 sandrock wrote: Hopefully they can raise the funds to repair it. I suspect that's going to require significant support from the user community (i.e. climbers) as well… View Message

Route Scores View All 152

AI2-3 Steep Snow
 18
Alpamayo French Direct
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
WI5 M6 R
 13
Smear of Fear
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine
WI5
 45
Polar Circus
Ice 9 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 Easy Snow
 44
North Face (which actually faces…
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 5 pitches
WI5-
 160
Rigid Designator
Trad, Ice
WI4
 80
The Ribbon
Trad, Ice 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Alpamayo French Direct S America > … > Cordillera Blanca > Santa Cruz Valley
Avg:  18
Kevin:
AI2-3 Steep Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
AI3-4 Steep Snow
Smear of Fear CO Ice & Mixed > RMNP - Mixed/Ice > Long's Peak/Mt Meeker…
Avg:  13
Kevin:
WI5 M6 R Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine
WI5 M4+ R
Polar Circus N America > … > Icefields Parkway > Weeping Wall Area
Avg:  45
Kevin:
WI5 Ice 9 pitches
North Face (which actually… CO Ice & Mixed > … > Odessa Gorge > Notchtop & vicinity
Avg:  44
Kevin:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 Easy Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 5 pitches
Rigid Designator CO Ice & Mixed > Vail Ice > Rigid Designator Amph…
Avg:  160
Kevin:
WI5- Trad, Ice
The Ribbon CO Ice & Mixed > Ouray (Ice/Mixed) > Camp Bird Rd
Avg:  80
Kevin:
WI4 Trad, Ice 4 pitches
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