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Richard Shore

34 years old · Male

Member Since
Aug 17, 2009
Last Visit: 2 hours ago
7,257 Points
Point Rank: #73 Details

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Favorite Climbs
The big ones. Long, hard, multi-day, preferably cold.
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Some partners I've had the pleasure of sharing a rope with, both past and present:
Adam Kimmerly
Adrienne Kentner
Andy Patterson
Chad Furman
Jack Ziegler
Mark Collar
Erik Harz
Robby Beno
Dennis Morel
Fred Beckey
Tony Becchio
Darren Odgers
Kelly Lindsay
Joe Stern
Joseph Stover
Michael Stearns
Mike Morley
Daniel Luna
Srin Surapanani
Haven Livingston
Nick Rhoads
Bernadette Regan
Michael Lukens
Alfred Kwok
Jordan Lewis
Phil Lamoreaux
Grayson Kemp
Justin Tomlinson
Ball
Phil Bircheff
Galen Vansant
Johnny K
Aaron Reed
Brian Cooper
Kevin Riley
Myles Moser
Amy Ness
Matt Niro
Jason Parks
Jason Stuckey
Peter Pribik
Katie Goodwin
Christopher Orozco
Earl McAlister
Dave Russel
Vitaliy Musiyenko
Josie McKee
Bud Miller
Julian Poush
Brian Prince
Natalie Brechtel
Neil Kauffman
Tony Lewis
Ken Kreis
Andrew Soleman

Summit of Cerro Fitz Roy, after climbing the Afanassieff (Filo Noroeste) VI 5.10 5,200'

Peter Pribik and I climbing high on the west face / Ragni Route on Cerro Torre, Argentine Patagonia. Photo by the New Zealand Alpine Team

Erik Harz and I on P9 of the South Face IV 5.10c R 1,600' of El Gran Trono Blanco, Baja California Norte, Mexico. Photo by Tijuana local Alejandro.

Traversing into the "5.10 Waterfall" pitch on the Original Route (VI 5.10 C3+ 2,000'), SE Face of Mt Proboscis, Cirque of the Unclimbables, Northwest Territories, Canada. Pic: Dave Russell

David Russell following a superb headwall splitter on the Lotus Flower Tower (V 5.11- 2,200'), Cirque of the Unclimbables, Northwest Territories Canada

Natalie Brechtel following P25 of La Presencia de Mi Padre (VI 5.10+ 5,400') on El Monstruo, Valle Cochamo Chile


5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 2
North Buttress
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1 PG13
 2
The One That Got Away
Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 185
The Vampire
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 99
Cooke Book
Trad 4 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
Shadows of the Artichoke
Trad 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 1
West Pillar, Left Side
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Buttress High Sierra > 05 - Convict La… > Piscator Peak
 2
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
The One That Got Away Sequoia & Kings… > Cliff Creek Canyon > Spring Lake Wall
 2
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c C1 PG13 Trad, Aid, Alpine 12 pitches
The Vampire Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (f) W Face Bulg… > Upper Bulge Routes
 185
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
Cooke Book Yosemite NP > … > Daff Dome > W Face
 99
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Shadows of the Artichoke Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Cardinal Pinnacle
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
West Pillar, Left Side Sequoia & Kings… > … > Mt Stewart > W Pillar
 1
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 Steep Snow
 12
Right Mendel Couloir
Jun 14, 2020 · w/TM. Great early season ice conditions. 15 hr C2C push
Ice, Snow, Alpine 9 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI3 Steep Snow
 3
Checkered Demon Couloir
Jun 8, 2020 · Solo w/NB. 5:50 C2C
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 3
The Ordovician Ogopogo
Jun 2, 2020 · 4:00 C2C w/Natalie. WTF?
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
WI4 M2 Steep Snow R
 2
Guilty As Charged
Jan 23, 2020 · So good I did it twice. 9:00 C2C w/Vitaliy Musiyenko
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
WI4 M2 Steep Snow R
 2
Guilty As Charged
Jan 3, 2020 · w/Tad McCrea. 2nd ascent. 11:20 C2C
Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 26
I Can't Believe It's a Girdle
Dec 22, 2019 · OS w/Jason Lakey
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Right Mendel Couloir High Sierra > 08 - Bishop Pas… > Mt Mendel
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b WI3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine 9 pitches
Jun 14, 2020 · w/TM. Great early season ice conditions. 15 hr C2C push
Checkered Demon Couloir High Sierra > 07 - Humphreys… > Checkered Demon
 3
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI3 Steep Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 6 pitches
Jun 8, 2020 · Solo w/NB. 5:50 C2C
The Ordovician Ogopogo High Sierra > 05 - Convict La… > Ordovician Ogopogo
 3
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Jun 2, 2020 · 4:00 C2C w/Natalie. WTF?
Guilty As Charged High Sierra > 05 - Convict La… > Laurel Mountain
 2
WI4 M2 Steep Snow R Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Jan 23, 2020 · So good I did it twice. 9:00 C2C w/Vitaliy Musiyenko
Guilty As Charged High Sierra > 05 - Convict La… > Laurel Mountain
 2
WI4 M2 Steep Snow R Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Jan 3, 2020 · w/Tad McCrea. 2nd ascent. 11:20 C2C
I Can't Believe It's a Girdle Joshua Tree NP > … > E Wonderland Va… > Freak Brothers Dome
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad 4 pitches
Dec 22, 2019 · OS w/Jason Lakey

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 19 3 3
Last Year 81 17 15
5 Years 1,191 249 184
All Time 4,518 2,157 711

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