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Fat Dad

Los Angeles, CA
Male

Member Since
Nov 9, 2007
Last Visit: 22 mins ago
60 Points
Point Rank: #9,041 Details

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Favorite Climbs
Flower of High Rank (5.9), Figures on a Landscape (5.10b), Airy Interlude (5.10a), The Shield (VI, 5.9, A3)
Other Interests
bouldering, biking, mountaineering
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Comments View All 155

Apr 5, 2019
Classic. View Comment
Mar 21, 2019
Man that looks nice. Makes me wish I was a better snowboarder (or skier). View Comment
Mar 8, 2019
I agree that V3 is high, but nowadays it's closer to V3 than it is V0. Also, I'd say the No Pigs variation… View Comment
Oct 22, 2018
I remember talking to the guy who broke that hanger. Took a nice whipper apparently. View Comment
Feb 1, 2018
Terrific shot. Really captures the setting and the nature of the climbing on that route. View Comment
Dec 17, 2017
A fun problem and agreed that this has a single tricky move, but it's straightforward. If you want a sandb… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 1,749

Regional > Southern California
Reply: Multi-pitch in Joshua Tree
Apr 19, 2019 A good list from Randy (though he wrote the guidebook).  I think Figures is the best multipitch route in the park.  Even though it's "only" .10b, I think it's fairly… View Message
General > Mountaineering
Reply: David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley missing
Apr 19, 2019 Do you know who his dad is?  Look him up. Hint: he was awarded a Piolet D'Or for lifetime achievement.  One, he knows more about and has more experience in the mounta… View Message
General > Mountaineering
Reply: David Lama, Hansjörg Auer and Jess Roskelley missing
Apr 19, 2019 ^^^Jeff Lowe had a similar comment after their trip to Nuptse together.  For Twight it was an existential experience; Lowe said something more to the effect of 'well, it w… View Message
Regional > Southern California
Reply: Needles access, late April
Apr 16, 2019 I never get down to that neck of the woods (Kernville area) so will be absolutely no help whatsoever.  Ask Guy or Ksolem (he wrote the new Needles guide).  I chime in… View Message
Regional > Southern California
Reply: Needles access, late April
Apr 16, 2019 Dome Rock is about 2 miles south of Ponderosa with nominal gain or loss.  The highway is pretty flat but the fire road (forget the number) drops a little bit and is probab… View Message
Regional > Southern California
Reply: Good moderate sport crag within an hour of Venice,…
Apr 15, 2019 Not sure if it has to be a hard 1 hour rule, but either Echo or Malibu Creek would work.  There are other assorted crags here and there (Tick Rock, Blackflower, etc.) but… View Message

Route Scores View All 96

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 694
Serenity Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1
 212
The Moonlight Buttress (Clean Aid)
Trad, Aid 10 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 168
Run For Your Life
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 238
Fear and Loathing, III
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 18
Ciebola
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 225
Lucky Streaks
Trad 6 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Serenity Crack Yosemite NP > … > Royal Arches Area > Royal Arches
Avg:  694
Fat:
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
The Moonlight Buttress (Cle… Zion NP > Moonlight Buttress
Avg:  212
Fat:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 Trad, Aid 10 pitches
Run For Your Life Joshua Tree NP > Real Hidden Valley > Tumbling Rainbow Form…
Avg:  168
Fat:
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad
Fear and Loathing, III Southern Nevada > … > 04-Second Pullo… > Wall of Confusion
Avg:  238
Fat:
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Ciebola Yosemite NP > … > Medlicott Dome > W Face, Right
Avg:  18
Fat:
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Lucky Streaks Yosemite NP > … > Fairview Dome > W Face
Avg:  225
Fat:
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 6 pitches