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Member Since
Sep 24, 2007
Last Visit: 18 hours ago
60 Points
Point Rank: #9,294 Details

Favorite Climbs
Salathe Wall, Rostrum, Shune's Buttress, Cloud Tower, lots of stuff in the Sandias
Other Interests
Skiing
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Comments View All 45

Aug 31, 2018
Finish on The Sorcerer instead! View Comment
May 31, 2018
That is an open project that was started in the late 90's. Hard climbing through the roof, and there may be… View Comment
May 18, 2018
Yes, that is the Anvil. You get a good view of the formation from the Watchtower. View Comment
Jul 11, 2017
Good route, and no one around even when the lower walls were crowded. Climbing to the 2nd bolt felt like .1… View Comment
May 4, 2017
This is a decent route with nice movement, but I would not suggest placing cams behind the block at the top… View Comment
Aug 27, 2015
New Mexico ClimberÂ’s Resource and Advocacy Group (NM CRAG) Route Development Guidelines NM CRAG advocate… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 88

Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Sandia - Knife's Edge - Albuquerque conditions
May 14, 2019 Looks good WebcamYour plan sounds fine, not sure about the Uber, but it's on the way to the La Luz trailhead, which is very popular. The road does turn to dirt going to the PL,… View Message
Regional > Northern California
Reply: Intro to Steck-Salathe
May 2, 2019 http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/70191/Steck-SalatheOn the first page "yo" sums it up perfectly! View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: RNWF Half Dome Strategy/Gear
Apr 22, 2019 If you are serious about doing it in a day, don't bring the bivy gear, it will only slow you down. If you have not done the route before, make sure to get the beta on the trave… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: The inevitable permit system
Apr 18, 2019 I don't think it should be but I agree it's inevitable. First come first served (reservation) just like the camping, good luck with that.  I'm glad I had my time on El Cap… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Best trad around Albuquerque?
Mar 29, 2019 I may be biased, but recommending El Rito trad, or driving to Cruces, over climbing in the Sandias is questionable advice. Particularly if the OP is staying in ABQ. At the very… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: DIRTBAG MOBILE - 4x4 CAMPER
Mar 26, 2019 Check out Timbren. Nice rig! View Message