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May 5, 2008
Last Visit: Jul 21, 2018
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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.9 5.10a
Sport 5.11a 5.11d
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Comments View All 66

Dec 25, 2014
can confirm, single 70m rope will get you down just fine. Felt like the '10d' roof was pretty sandbagged,… View Comment
Dec 25, 2014
P2 can be done two ways. Left at what I would call very technical and thin crimpfest with no feet 11++, or… View Comment
May 18, 2013
Fun area for some quality crack climbing. Note that the only anchors in the area are on top of Grass Crack… View Comment
Dec 22, 2012
Still cleaning up, we pulled a melon-sized chunk off down low, and it was raining pebbles the whole time we… View Comment
Dec 22, 2012
The dihedral is super chossy, pulled a baseball chunk out of it. Not straightforward, pumpy, hardest 10 I'… View Comment
Oct 7, 2012
just like to reiterate that the 'path' in the book connecting silent pillar with the rest of the subgorge v… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 199

General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Belay devices for multipitch
Oct 3, 2016 look up the 'pulley effect'. Its very real if a bit difficult to visualize: How much weight is on the top draw after a lead fall has come to rest where the belayer was pulled… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Belay devices for multipitch
Oct 3, 2016 Mustard:. Redirect is fine and dandy most of the time but realize that you are putting twice the force on the anchor if your follower falls (shouldn't be an issue but it's wort… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Belay devices for multipitch
Oct 3, 2016 I'm surprised no one has mentioned the mammut smart in more than a cursory way. Imho it does it all pretty flawlessly. Autoblock on lead belay, guide mode, rap on two ropes w… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Keeping your climbing shoes from stinking
Mar 5, 2015 wear socks. Breaks the first rule of climbing, but your shoes will never smell. If you get the super low profile black ones you can almost pretend like people won't notice, b… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Petzl Grillon
May 8, 2014 yeah, I'd avoid using it as a grigri to lead belay. Toprope, belaying up a second, maybe, but that lack of a spring is gonna make it a serious pain in the ass for anyone used… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Synthetic shoes that don't smell like death itself…
Apr 1, 2014 Wear socks while you climb. Stank solved. Looks funny but works great. View Message

Route Scores View All 428

5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 101
Rawhide
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 919
Bishops Terrace
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,073
Dark Shadows
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1
 214
The Moonlight Buttress (Clean Aid)
Trad, Aid 10 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13
 372
Rosy Crucifixion
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 365
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rawhide Sonora Pass Hig… > Table Mountain > Grotto
Avg:  101
Phill:
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Bishops Terrace Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > Church Bowl
Avg:  919
Phill:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Dark Shadows Southern Nevada > … > Mescalito > Dark Shadows Wall
Avg:  1,073
Phill:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Moonlight Buttress (Cle… Zion NP > Moonlight Buttress
Avg:  214
Phill:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 Trad, Aid 10 pitches
Rosy Crucifixion Boulder > … > Redgarden Wall > Redgarden - Tower Two
Avg:  372
Phill:
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
5.10b/c PG13
Reed's Pinnacle-Direct Route Yosemite NP > … > p. Reed's Pinna… > Reed's Pinnacle
Avg:  365
Phill:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches