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Jonathan Gerst

Tryon, NC
36 years old · Male

Member Since
Nov 5, 2009
Last Visit: Feb 25, 2019
306 Points
Point Rank: #2,804 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10a 5.11a
Sport 5.11a 5.12a
Favorite Climbs
Angel's Crest on the Chief in BC; Middle Cathedral and Tenaya Peak at Yosemite and The Ogre at Castle Crag in CA; The Original Route on Whitesides Mountain and Fathom/Seconds/Groover on Laurel Knob in NC; Any Tom Howard overhanging dihedral (e.g., Crescen
Other Interests
Kayaking, mountain biking, caving, and hydrogeology
More Info
I was Initially taught to climb outdoors at 14 years old as a cub scout at Jump Off Rock over Lake Jocassee (before it was illegal), and I've been a devoted rock climber for over 22 years since then (I turn 36yo in 2018). I prefer multi-pitch trad, but always happy to do whatever brings me closer to vertical life on the rock (boulder, sport, gym, aid, rappel, ice, mountaineer, etc.).  Some of my favorite climbing areas include The Chief, Yosemite, Castle Crags, Smith Rock, Beacon Rock, Laurel

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