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Mark Hammond

Eldorado Springs, CO
Male

Member Since
Oct 17, 2006
Last Visit: 17 hours ago
356 Points
Point Rank: #2,543 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Favorite Climbs
desert towers, rainbow wall, Becky-Chouinard, naked edge, scenic cruise, rostrum, fine line, D7, outer space, peak 11.300, ham and eggs, all mixed up, whatever I'm on that day
Other Interests
skiing, music, photography, mtn biking, etc...
More Info
I like it all.


Comments View All 21

Feb 2, 2019
Perfectly named. View Comment
May 31, 2018
Thanks for the heads up on those other "routes". It has been awhile since I did the Vee, so perhaps I'm rea… View Comment
May 26, 2018
Perfect description. If only it existed before I subjected myself to the horror. The worst route I've done… View Comment
Dec 12, 2017
Fun route. Sketchy block just to the right as you pull the 2nd roof. Avoidable, but big enough to kill some… View Comment
Feb 23, 2017
I have to say that I and my partners felt that this was harder than 10a, more like 10c/d. We climbed it aft… View Comment
Feb 23, 2017
The new book lists less bolts on all the routes we did here than what exists. Take several more draws than… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 244

Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: WTB BD Vapor helmet
Jun 15, 2019 Hey Krako, I just sent you pics of mine. View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Let's try this again, FEMALE climbing partner/mentor
Jun 7, 2019 You could call the Colorado Mountain School and request Norie or Mia, they are both great. Check out the website first if you like. Disclaimer: I work for the school (but I'm n… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: sold
Jun 7, 2019 Well, if you would reconsider and sell the green C3 separately, I want it. View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Need to speak to someone in Sedona about condition…
Apr 20, 2019 Awesome guys, thanks for the help! Charles, I know about the basalt but I've got this tower lust thing going on. I'll PM you for Patrick's #.Craig-let me know Tues late afterno… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Need to speak to someone in Sedona about conditions please
Apr 20, 2019 Hey, I'm wondering if someone is willing to give me an update Tues evening about whether Sedona has had rain. I want to climb towers there on Wed-Fri but won't climb on wet san… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: WTB Ocun Crack Gloves Size L
Apr 19, 2019 Hey Bill, I believe mine are the previous generation but very lightly used (too big for me, so I bought the mediums right away). If you don't find what you want, let me know if… View Message

Route Scores View All 47

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 53
Infrared
Trad 4 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 258
The Nightcrawler
Trad, Sport 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow
 17
South West Ridge
Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 68
Hot Flyer
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 47
Myopia
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 60
Direct Beckey
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Infrared Moab Area > River Rd > Big Bend Butte
Avg:  53
Mark:
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 4 pitches
The Nightcrawler Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Brownstone Wall
Avg:  258
Mark:
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport 5 pitches
South West Ridge Interior Alaska… > Denali NP > Peak 11,300
Avg:  17
Mark:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M4 Steep Snow Trad, Mixed, Snow, Alpine
Hot Flyer Boulder > … > Security Risk M… > Upper Security Risk
Avg:  68
Mark:
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Myopia Central Idaho > Sawtooth Range > Elephant's Perch
Avg:  47
Mark:
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Direct Beckey Central Idaho > Sawtooth Range > Elephant's Perch
Avg:  60
Mark:
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11a