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Chris Dickson

Telluride, CO
28 years old · Male

Member Since
May 11, 2011
Last Visit: Mar 7, 2019
306 Points
Point Rank: #2,871 Details

Likes Trad
Leads Follows
Trad 5.11a 5.12a
Sport 5.11d 5.12a
Aid C2 C2
Ice WI4 WI6
Favorite Climbs
Alpine granite, Wyoming limestone, desert sandstone, and towers of all sorts.
Other Interests
Backcountry Skiing, Outdoor Education, Film and Photography, NOLS, new routing!
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Comments View All 30

Aug 13, 2018
It goes at 5.11 and is AWESOME. View Comment
Aug 13, 2018
This route is worth it for the roof pitch alone, but the two pitches that follow are also high-quality clim… View Comment
May 24, 2018
I was pretty dubious when Mike brought me out to this thing, but it actually climbs really well. P1 is ledg… View Comment
Aug 28, 2017
This route takes an interesting line up the NE corner of Ambush and climbs some really great pitches along… View Comment
Sep 9, 2016
This is my new favorite route in the Black. The second pitch of Cloak and Dagger is maybe the best pitch I&… View Comment
Sep 2, 2016
As always, Steph, nicely done! It is possible to continue climbing up and right for another 5.7 pitch throu… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 66

Regional > Wyoming, Montana, Dakotas
Reply: Grand Traverse
Aug 22, 2018 Here is my trip report from doing it with one night at the Lower Saddle a few summers ago. http://themountainsare-calling.blogspot.com/2015/09/the-summer-fling-final-date.htmlI… View Message
Partners > Utah Partners
Moab/Creek Partner 5/15 - 5/18
May 14, 2018 Heading solo to the desert for a week and looking for a partner! I'd be psyched to chase shade down in the Creek, crag closer to Moab, and/or get in a tower or two. I climb 10s… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Kid-friendly climbing near Telluride
Sep 25, 2017 This is probably too late at this point, but Society Turn (the sandstone wall just above the roundabout on Highway 145) has easy to setup topropes in the 5.0-5.5 range that sta… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
FS: OR Cirque Pant, Arcteryx Revy Shirt
May 18, 2017 Ah the perils of online shopping.... I bought both of these recently only to find out that they don't fit. But you can benefit from my misfortune!OUTDOOR RESEARCH Cirque Pant&n… View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Spring Cleaning Sale! BD and OR Jackets, Guide…
May 6, 2017 BUMP for updated thread! View Message
Gear > FOR SALE / FOR FREE / WANT TO BUY
Reply: FS: Spring Cleaning Sale! BD and OR Jackets, Guide…
Apr 30, 2017 Post has been updated and PMs have been sent! View Message

Route Scores View All 81

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 78
Choke Cherry Eyes
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 19
Sunshine Daydream
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 162
Gunsmoke
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 70
Black Elk
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Arsenault-Bouchard
Trad, Alpine 16 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 98
Jupiter Crack
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Choke Cherry Eyes Lander Area > … > Aspen Glade > Cowboy King Wall
Avg:  78
Chris:
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Sunshine Daydream Grand Teton NP > Death Canyon > Cathedral Buttress
Avg:  19
Chris:
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11-
Gunsmoke Moab Area > … > Long Canyon > Maverick Buttress
Avg:  162
Chris:
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Black Elk Wind River Range > Cirque of the T… > Warbonnet Peak
Avg:  70
Chris:
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Arsenault-Bouchard Wind River Range > E Fork Valley > Misc - needs to be or…
Avg:  3
Chris:
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 16 pitches
Jupiter Crack Moab Area > Indian Creek > Sparks Wall
Avg:  98
Chris:
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad