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Matthew Fienup

Ventura, CA
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Member Since
Feb 18, 2006
Last Visit: 1 day ago
7,198 Points
Point Rank: #59 Details

Likes Trad, Sport
Favorite Climbs
ANYTHING in the Needles or on Dome Rock! My favorite sites on the Central Coast are Rattlesnake Canyon, Wheeler Gorge and the Fortress.
Other Interests
Photojournalism (graduated Summa cum Laude from Brooks Institute of Photography), Environmental Economics (PhD)
Personal / Fav Site
More Info
Professional climbing guide of more than 10 years. Owner of Earthworks, a Santa Barbara-based climbing school. For additional credentials, please visit Earthworks Climbing School


Ticks View All 4

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 48
T-Crack
Apr 19, 2009 · SO, SO GOOD!! I got some terrific beta, making the final section (above the mantel) MUCH easier.
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
Permanent Income Hypothesis
Mar 20, 2009 · WOW!! The aesthetics of this line never cease to amaze me...and the route has really cleaned up
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 16
Blue In Green
Jul 29, 2008 · I really enjoyed this climb. Nice movement with an excellent position on the wall.
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 234
Coarse and Buggy
Apr 30, 2006 · Single best pitch that I've done in the park! Absolutely AMAZING!!
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
T-Crack Central Coast > … > Gibraltar Area > Gibraltar Rock
 48
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Apr 19, 2009 · SO, SO GOOD!! I got some terrific beta, making the final section (above the mantel) MUCH easier.
Permanent Income Hypothesis Central Coast > … > Fortress > Right Side Gully
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Mar 20, 2009 · WOW!! The aesthetics of this line never cease to amaze me...and the route has really cleaned up
Blue In Green Central Coast > … > Fortress > Central Gully
 16
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Sport
Jul 29, 2008 · I really enjoyed this climb. Nice movement with an excellent position on the wall.
Coarse and Buggy Joshua Tree NP > Rdside Rocks > Dihedral Rock
 234
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Apr 30, 2006 · Single best pitch that I've done in the park! Absolutely AMAZING!!

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 0 0 0
5 Years 0 0 0
All Time 4 4 4

Where Matthew Climbs