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RyderS Stroud

Liming, Yunnan Province, CN
27 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 7, 2011
Last Visit: Jun 18, 2019
1,465 Points
Point Rank: #607 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.12b 5.12d
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
pretending to be 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!


Comments View All 41

Jun 16, 2019
Climbed 6.15.19 - Lots of simuling for a few really good pitches. While some of the sections after the i… View Comment
Jun 13, 2019
Did the route on 6.12.2019. Super hot weather in the Cascades this year, but the route is still in. There w… View Comment
Mar 19, 2019
Probably the best .10+ in Liming, a title that used to belong to Wind of the Valley until this route showed… View Comment
Mar 17, 2019
For those interested: if you choose the adventurous top-out pitch of Soul's, you DO NOT have to do the long… View Comment
Sep 25, 2018
A great route. This route the right amount of hard climbing to make the day feel full-value but not too muc… View Comment
Sep 24, 2018
Classic line. A bit silly to have the boat cord through the bolt ladder above the Sword pitch. The bolts ar… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 24

Regional > Pacific Northwest
Technical Rescue Course Recommendations
Apr 25, 2019 Hey MP Internet,Looking for recommendations on technical rope rescue courses in the Seattle/Cascades area this summer. There seems to be a lot of providers, so I was hoping som… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: How often do you carry triple cams?
Sep 24, 2018 Triples are awesome when I'm redlining near/at my limit. For harder granite stuff, I like tripling .3-.5s.  I sometimes even sneak a couple of offsets in there. It is so n… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Climbing in other languages
Dec 7, 2017 Some of the ones I can remember easily are below. Some of the literal translations are not how a Chinese person would conceptualize it (native speakers tend to group characters… View Message
Regional > Pacific Northwest
Reply: WaPass Partner
Jun 30, 2016 Yeah, man. I'm here most of the summer. Just looking to get out on the rock after plans having changed so much to keep me off of climbing. Get in touch if you can: 6179801568.… View Message
Regional > Pacific Northwest
WaPass Partner
Jun 29, 2016 Anyone around? Driving up to WaPass from Redmond. 6.29 or 6.30, depending on if folks are around. Who wants to get out there? Was thinking Wine Spires, Liberty Bell group... an… View Message
Regional > Pacific Northwest
Summer Alpine?
May 4, 2016 Hey folks, This is probably a long shot, but l'll be looking for a partner in the PacNW to for some alpine rock for July and August. Dirtbagging for chunks of time would be t… View Message

Route Scores View All 39

5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Southern Man
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b A0
 1
Elephant Riders
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 1
Siege of the House Lizards–Saura…
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c C2
 1
Siege of the House Lizards
Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 1
100 Years of Centipedes
Trad 2 pitches
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c
 1
The Viper
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Southern Man Northwest Region > … > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
Avg:  14
RyderS:
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Elephant Riders China > … > Dinner Wall > Cretaceous area
Avg:  1
RyderS:
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b A0 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.12b/c A0
Siege of the House Lizards–… China > … > Keketuohai > Wudu Wall
Avg:  1
RyderS:
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
5.11+
Siege of the House Lizards China > … > Keketuohai > Wudu Wall
Avg:  1
RyderS:
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c C2 Trad, Aid 4 pitches
5.11 C2
100 Years of Centipedes China > … > Keketuohai > Wudu Wall
Avg:  1
RyderS:
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
5.11-
The Viper China > … > Keketuohai > Wudu Wall
Avg:  1
RyderS:
5.13a/b 8a 29 IX+ 29 E7 6c Trad 2 pitches
5.13a/b