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Member Since
Feb 23, 2010
Last Visit: Jun 7, 2019
505 Points
Point Rank: #1,858 Details

Likes Trad, Sport
Favorite Climbs
Too many to recall.
Other Interests
Livin' large!
More Info
I love the crisp smell of the pine tree forests on Lemmon during the summer. I love the embrace of the riparian humidity in the canyons of Arizona, and the simplicity of being away from the unnatural noise, straight lines, and general craziness of the city. From the time I could walk, I have been hiking, camping, swimming, skiing, biking, etc, and I haven't stopped since. As for climbing, I started on the sandstone cliffs of northeast Ohio. I was hooked from the first time I untied my figure eight knot. I prefer climbing big rocks, but the exact genre of climbing doesn't really matter to me - bouldering, sport, or trad - get me on the rock, and I’ll be happy.

Comments View All 108

Nov 25, 2016
Best route on the wall, in my opinion. This thing has five-star movement, high-quality rock, and stretches… View Comment
May 31, 2016
DO NOT walk down the gravel service road past the "No Trespassing" signage! If the rangers keep seeing clim… View Comment
Feb 23, 2016
I'm also not sure where the 5.11 grade came from. This thing is nails hard! I would say that it's a solid m… View Comment
May 30, 2015
Looks cool! View Comment
May 28, 2015
Great shot! Gotta love the aspens! View Comment
Jul 7, 2014
If you can climb the grade, this one shouldn't be missed! There are several different ways to do the crux d… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 188

General > Beginning Climbers
Reply: How do you know you are hopelessly hooked on climb…
Aug 3, 2017 I have a PERFECT .4 placement right under my car radio!!! Such perfect fingers!!!  View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Free t-nutted plywood Tempe, AZ
Jun 19, 2017 Anyone show interest yet? View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: My rope is kinking severely when lowering a climbe…
Mar 4, 2017 Never lower through rap rings when they are apart from one another. Even one lower can FUCK your rope into a cluster of coils. There is something you can do to improve it and g… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: Training for a .12a send
Mar 2, 2017 It's all about building up the pyramid. At this point, you want to get a BUNCH of 11a sends under your belt, then a bunch of 11b's, several 11c's, a couple 11d's, and then you'… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Cochise First Timers
Feb 11, 2017 Additionally, about the camping: you can camp at the trailhead for the Sheepshead. There are a few trees which make it a great spot. You also don't have to drive in the morning… View Message
Regional > Arizona & New Mexico
Reply: Cochise First Timers
Feb 11, 2017 Ditto on the new guidebook ( I would spend two climbing on and around the Sheepshead and two days at the end of the road areas (Whale dome, Warpaint Dome,… View Message

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