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Ryder Stroud

Liming, Yunnan Province, CN
30 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 7, 2011
Last Visit: 2 days ago
1,465 Points
Point Rank: #792 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.12b 5.12c
Sport 5.13a 5.13a
Aid C2 C3
Ice WI4 WI5
Boulders V5
Favorite Climbs
Mount Stuart, North Ridge (Cascades), Back to the Primitive (Liming, Yunnan, China), The Passenger (Washington Pass), The Hitchhiker (Washington Pass)
Other Interests
learning/speaking Chinese
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Currently living in a van and climbing in west China; semi-based out of Dali, Yunnan. If you're down for exploring new routes and areas out on the frontier, drop me a line!


5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 259
The Original Route
Trad 14 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 36
The Warrior
Trad 7 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 146
Mithril Dihedral
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Mod. Snow X
 7
North East Ridge
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI2 M3
 12
Winter Route
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 M1 Mod. Snow
 32
U-Notch Couloir
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Original Route Southern Nevada > … > 11-Juniper Canyon > Rainbow Wall
 259
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 14 pitches
The Warrior Southern Nevada > … > Cactus Flower T… > Cactus Flower Tower S…
 36
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 7 pitches
Mithril Dihedral High Sierra > 14 - Whitney &… > Mt Russell
 146
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
North East Ridge High Sierra > 13 - Shepherd Pass > Mt Williamson
 7
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Mod. Snow X Trad, Snow, Alpine
Winter Route High Sierra > 14 - Whitney &… > Lone Pine Peak
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI2 M3 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
U-Notch Couloir High Sierra > 09 - Palisades… > N Palisade
 32
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 M1 Mod. Snow Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine

Ticks View All 73

5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 101
The Prophet
Oct 14, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. All holds are pretty good, but the angle is steep. Awesome!
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 178
Rainy Day Woman
Aug 13, 2020 · Essentially three tricky sections separated by excellent rests, with the third section as the crux!
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 107
Cultureshock
Aug 12, 2020 · Lead. Great boulder problem crux. There are definitely hidden ways to save energy below!
Sport
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow
 39
Torment-Forbidden Traverse
Jul 4, 2020 · Epic adventure. Very conditions-dependent for ease-of-send.
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 222
The Direct North Ridge w/ Gendarme
Aug 20, 2019 · Lead. Casual as a 2-day mission. Bivy in the notch if you can carry enough water! Views are excellent!
Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 13
Spiderfly
Aug 1, 2019 · Lead. Interesting little pitch! Fiddling gear requires work in places!
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Prophet Southern Nevada > … > 01-Calico Basin > Alternative Crag
 101
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Oct 14, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. All holds are pretty good, but the angle is steep. Awesome!
Rainy Day Woman Central-W Casca… > … > Exit 32 / Littl… > World Wall
 178
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Aug 13, 2020 · Essentially three tricky sections separated by excellent rests, with the third section as the crux!
Cultureshock Central-W Casca… > … > Deception Crags > Nevermind Wall
 107
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Aug 12, 2020 · Lead. Great boulder problem crux. There are definitely hidden ways to save energy below!
Torment-Forbidden Traverse Northwest Region > … > Boston Basin > Mt Torment
 39
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Jul 4, 2020 · Epic adventure. Very conditions-dependent for ease-of-send.
The Direct North Ridge w/ G… Central-E Casca… > Stuart-Enchantm… > Mt Stuart
 222
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
Aug 20, 2019 · Lead. Casual as a 2-day mission. Bivy in the notch if you can carry enough water! Views are excellent!
Spiderfly Canada > … > Smoke Bluffs > Spiderfly
 13
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Aug 1, 2019 · Lead. Interesting little pitch! Fiddling gear requires work in places!

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 1 1 1
5 Years 105 18 18
All Time 241 73 58

Where Ryder Climbs

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