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Mar 30, 2006
Last Visit: 14 hours ago
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Likes Trad, Sport, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.0 5.1
Sport 5.2 5.3
Favorite Climbs
the good ones
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Apr 5, 2019
David Boyer, we would love to post some old photos of the Organs & people on the Southwestern Mountaineers… View Comment
Feb 8, 2019
This is the most common start to several routes on the Tooth (usually Tooth Fairy to start). If you don't… View Comment
Jan 27, 2019
No idea, the hanger was replaced today. There was no damage to the bolt. View Comment
Jan 10, 2019
The 1/4" bolt needs to be removed and replaced. It is at least 40 years old. View Comment
Dec 3, 2018
The Circus Finish was yet another of the finishes on Checkerboard. These lines were climbed before Cross-t… View Comment
Dec 3, 2018
The climb from the piton, up with a step right is the old Standard Finish on Checkerboard. The variation l… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 17

Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Diablo Canyon - Styx
Nov 15, 2018 I expect there can be at least one other line above Cold Day in Hell.  I second the comments above:  rap in and place another high anchor, clean during the week with… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Climbing Guide to the Organ Mountains
May 18, 2017 Lee, update Mountain Project posts or e-mail me and I will update the relevant portions.  It is good news that you found these resources. View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Socorro--Found Gear
Feb 9, 2017 Identify the location and the gear for return. Gear is at the Stone Age desk in ABQ. View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Southwestern Mountaineers page on Facebook
Jun 5, 2016 It turns out that there was no method to see friends. Now there is a Friends of Southwestern Mountaineers Facebook page where people can join and find their old adventure part… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Southwestern Mountaineers page on Facebook
May 23, 2016 There is now a page for the SWM on Facebook. It is really just a place where people can post a bit of old information if they can find it. Likes are simply a way for people t… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Dick Ingraham--Organ Mountain Pioneer
Aug 21, 2015 Dick Ingraham, my climbing partner Lee Davis Sadly, Dick Ingraham died on the 11th, aged 92 [August 2015]. I talked to Ingrun [Dick's daughter] and she filled me in on it al… View Message

Route Scores View All 544

5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 19
Gertch's Folly
Trad 7 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 12
Shillelagh
Trad 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 13
The West Ridge
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 29
Tooth Fairy
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 19
Tooth or Consequences
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 10
Science Friction (to Left Eyebrow)
Trad 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Gertch's Folly Las Cruces Area… > … > Low Horns > Gertch
Avg:  19
Karl R.:
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 7 pitches
5.8
Shillelagh Las Cruces Area… > … > High Horns > Wedge
Avg:  12
Karl R.:
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
5.9
The West Ridge Las Cruces Area… > … > High Horns > Wedge
Avg:  13
Karl R.:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
5.7
Tooth Fairy Las Cruces Area… > … > High Horns > Tooth
Avg:  29
Karl R.:
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
5.10a
Tooth or Consequences Las Cruces Area… > … > High Horns > Tooth
Avg:  19
Karl R.:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
5.10a/b
Science Friction (to Left E… Las Cruces Area… > … > Sugarloaf Area > Sugarloaf
Avg:  10
Karl R.:
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 9 pitches