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john strand

southern colo
Male

Member Since
May 22, 2008
Last Visit: Mar 29, 2017
1,640 Points
Point Rank: #485 Details

Favorite Climbs
Crest Jewel,Speed of Life,Unwanted Guests
Other Interests
drinking beer, new routes
More Info
I started climbing around Boston in 1976/77 and rapidly got very involved. First ascents were the best and still are.

I have had some surgeries over the past 1 1/2 years , but I'm ready to hit rock again...

I saved the easy climbs for now !


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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 119
Sliding Board
Trad 9 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Sliding Board Whitehorse Ledge > 7. The Slabs
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 9 pitches

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5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c X
 3
Whack-A-Mole
Nov 13, 2012 · 2nd ascent and maybe third
Trad
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 2
Windjammer
Jul 26, 2011 · very early ascent with Base, Tom C, Dave Rose, Rubin and Harry B
Trad 3 pitches
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 404
Levitation 29
Apr 19, 2011 · nov '88 with Karl Mallmen who OS every pitch (leading 5)
Trad, Sport 9 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 16
Lights in the Forest
Sep 7, 2010 · 3rd or 4th ascent '84
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 121
Hotter Than Hell
Jul 7, 2010 · 3rd ascent 1980, no bolt at the crux then
Trad 2 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 109
Crest Jewel (and Crest Jewel Direct)
Jun 30, 2010 · 10 h c-c back in 83 with Tom C
Trad, Sport 15 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Whack-A-Mole Cathedral Ledge > Beast Alcove and Refu…
 3
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c X Trad
Nov 13, 2012 · 2nd ascent and maybe third
Windjammer WM: Kancamagus… > Painted Walls
 2
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Jul 26, 2011 · very early ascent with Base, Tom C, Dave Rose, Rubin and Harry B
Levitation 29 Southern Nevada > … > 12-Oak Creek Ca… > Eagle Wall
 404
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Sport 9 pitches
Apr 19, 2011 · nov '88 with Karl Mallmen who OS every pitch (leading 5)
Lights in the Forest Cathedral Ledge > Mordor Wall
 16
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Sep 7, 2010 · 3rd or 4th ascent '84
Hotter Than Hell Whitehorse Ledge > 2. S Buttress > Atlantis Area
 121
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Jul 7, 2010 · 3rd ascent 1980, no bolt at the crux then
Crest Jewel (and Crest Jewe… Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > N Dome
 109
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad, Sport 15 pitches
Jun 30, 2010 · 10 h c-c back in 83 with Tom C

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 0 0 0
5 Years 0 0 0
All Time 58 8 8

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