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Joseph DeGaetano

Fayetteville, WV but currently living in Bangkok TH.
40 years old · Male

Member Since
May 12, 2008
Last Visit: 4 days ago
515 Points
Point Rank: #1,790 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr
Leads Follows
Trad 5.12c 5.14d
Sport 5.13c 5.14d
Boulders V7
Favorite Climbs
All of them
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Comments View All 44

May 1, 2019
Mark, it's ok to admit to yourself that you haven't sent harder than 5.13- yet. Hahhahaha. View Comment
Mar 4, 2019
Good route and definitely worthy of doing. Perhaps a little more choss and sharp rock when compared to the… View Comment
Jan 6, 2019
Incredible, SUPER STEEP line! A Knee pad will help. A 60 meter just barely gets you down. View Comment
Dec 16, 2018
She's not much to look at (like many of the routes at NPPY), but this one has perhaps the most continuous b… View Comment
Dec 11, 2018
Great route! Be ready for the pump on that first pitch. You might even consider doing a route or two to war… View Comment
Dec 10, 2018
Definitely deserving of its reputation as the best in TH. Similar opinion as others on here; not so bad and… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 63

General > General Climbing
Reply: Giving slack to a falling leader
Feb 14, 2019 Hahhahahahha.  View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Giving slack to a falling leader
Feb 14, 2019 Just don't fall. Problem solved.  View Message
Regional > International
Reply: Trad Climbing in Thailand
Jan 29, 2019 I second Trevor's suggestion. Although there are a few limited trad climbs in TH, I couldn't justify bringing the rack.  View Message
Regional > International
Reply: Thailand in March
Jan 29, 2019 Good climbing within 2 hours of BKK but it's going to be hot and not the ideal season. www.namphapayai is the climber's camp and the perfect place to base out of. View Message
Regional > International
Reply: Crazy Horse near Chiang Mai
Jan 29, 2019 Still closed. Signs posted. Situation is tempermental so please do not climb there.  View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Old Rag Bouldering
Oct 10, 2018 Years ago, shit must have been almost 15 years ago now, a few friends and I climbed a dozen or so of the best looking lines to us in the saddle heading up from the lower parkin… View Message

Route Scores View All 30

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 2
The Beast in Me
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 1
Maximum Leader
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 2
Bubbas in Arapilies
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 1
Harmony
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 2
Are You Experienced?
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
The Forbidden Condom
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Beast in Me New River Gorge > … > Beauty Mountain > 7) Thunder Buttress
Avg:  2
Joseph:
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
5.12a
Maximum Leader New River Gorge > … > Endless Wall > H) Hellbound Area
Avg:  1
Joseph:
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
5.12c
Bubbas in Arapilies New River Gorge > … > Endless Wall > O) Kline Wall
Avg:  2
Joseph:
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
5.12b
Harmony New River Gorge > New River Gorge… > Domino Point
Avg:  1
Joseph:
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
5.11c
Are You Experienced? New River Gorge > … > Bridge Area > 2 Bridge Buttress
Avg:  2
Joseph:
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
5.12c
The Forbidden Condom Thailand > … > Namphapayai Cam… > Phasak River Wall
Avg:  4
Joseph:
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
5.12c