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JCM

Seattle, WA
30 years old · Male

Member Since
Jun 9, 2008
Last Visit: 8 hours ago
95 Points
Point Rank: #6,805 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.12c 5.12c
Sport 5.13c 5.13c
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Just for fun, here's a list of places I've climbed (in no particular order). Some of these place I've spent a day at, others I've spent many seasons.

Washington:
Index
Washington Pass
Newhalem
Leavenworth
Darrington
North Bend (Little Si, Exit 38)
Equinox (Shhhh...)
Gold Bar
Mazama
Vantage
Tieton

Colorado:
Rifle
Independence Pass
Shelf
Clear Creek
Eldo
Flatirons
Boulder Canyon
Devil's Head and some Rampart Range obscurities
South Platte: Turkey, Sheeps Nose, 11-Mile, Cathedral Spires, Tarryall obscurities, and more
Staunton
Morrison / Matthew Winters
Castlewood Canyon
North Table Mountain
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

California:
Idyllwild: Tahquitz, Suicide, Black Mountain, County Park, the Palace, etc
Bishop: ORG, Buttermilks, Happies, Pine Creek
Yosemite Valley
Tuolomne Meadows
Lover's Leap
Needles
J-Tree
Castle Rock State Park
Mount Rubidoux

Utah:
Maple Canyon
Indian Creek
Castle Valley
Potash Road
Joe's Valley

Nevada:
Red Rocks
Mt. Charleston

Arizona:
VRG
The Grail

New Mexico:
El Rito

Oregon:
Smith Rock
Trout Creek

Wyoming:
Tensleep
Sinks Canyon
Wild Iris
Tetons
Vedauwoo
Fremont Canyon
Sweetwater

Northeast:
Adirondacks, NY: Keene Valley, Poko, High Peaks (rock and ice)
Gunks, NY
Cannon, NH (rock and ice)
Rumney, NH
Smuggs, VT (ice)
Bristol, VT (ice)
Snake Mountain, VT (ice/mixed)
Bolton, VT (rock and ice)
Deer Leap, VT
Wright Park, VT
Shelburne, VT (ice)

Southeast and Mid Atlantic:
Seneca Rocks, WV
Franklin, WV
Great Falls, VA
Carderock, MD
Rocks State Park, MD
Sugarloaf, MD
Ilchester, MD
Looking Glass, NC
Red River Gorge, KY

International:
Squamish, BC
Horne Lake, BC
El Potrero Chico, Mexico
Leysin, CH
Chamonix, FR


Comments View All 21

May 11, 2019
Based on what his “11a” routes are like, it does lead me to wonder how hard his version of “12b” is. View Comment
Jun 10, 2017
If this route was in Boulder Canyon it would known as the best 5.13 in the canyon. But it is in Index, so i… View Comment
Apr 28, 2017
Despite the very thin appearance, it reasonably well with a couple of small stoppers. You have a comfortabl… View Comment
Apr 28, 2017
I climbed this on the evening of Sunday April 23rd-- last ascent before it fell over? View Comment
Apr 28, 2017
Really good, pumpy crack. No dedicated anchors, so exit right onto the ledge with the Introductory Offer an… View Comment
Apr 9, 2017
Yes, Solo-Aid is still for sale. View Comment

Forum Messages View All 1,888

Regional > Northern California
Reply: Alternatives to Yosemite?
May 22, 2019 Another totally different option: Yosemite’s distant cousin to the north: Squamish. Fly to Seattle or Vancouver. With the storm track pointed at CA all year, conditions i… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Let’s see some non-van builds!
May 20, 2019 I’ve been thinking that for years. A hearse is a vehicle specifically designed to accommodate a human lying down. Seems perfect.  View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Climbing, month by month?
May 19, 2019 To summarize to very coarse scale, the US has great destinations for spring and fall, and on the edges of summer and winter. Unless you are going high alpine, in mid-summer you… View Message
Regional > Midwest
Reply: Climbing Gym Bear Clinton Iowa?
May 19, 2019 I have a giraffe I have trained to stick clip the 4th bolt for me. Can I bring him? He does have an unfortunate habit fo kicking crags dogs, though. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Climbing, month by month?
May 19, 2019 I don't have any secret beta to give regarding January/February. Those months are just hard to do. I agree that Red Rocks as a reliable mid-winter destination is kind of a myth… View Message
Regional > Midwest
Reply: Climbing Gym Bear Clinton Iowa?
May 19, 2019 Bears are generally not allowed in the climbing gym. Although the customs regarding climbing gym bears may differ in Iowa. View Message

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