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Mike wand

San Marcos
40 years old · Male

Member Since
Dec 19, 2011
Last Visit: 2 days ago
25 Points
Point Rank: #15,459 Details

Mike is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Weekends for outside, gym during the week
Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.7 5.9
Sport 5.10c 5.10d
Boulders V1
Favorite Climbs
ECM
Other Interests
Hanging out with my wife and daughters. Surfing, Snowboarding, backpacking, camping.
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Forum Messages View All 24

Regional > Southern California
Reply: *Dixon Lake Crag Cleanup!* -- Making a difference,…
Dec 3, 2018 Myself and my two doughters are in.  View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Using gear to build top rope anchors
Sep 4, 2018 When I make a TR anchor with gear I use the same big 9 mm static rope I use to tie to trees and boulders. I use four pieces of gear. I tie a bunny ears knot on two pieces and a… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: What is your favorite Non-Climbing book?
May 1, 2018 Any book written by Thomas Sowell.  View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Best Stowable Summit Pack for Backpack Approaches
Mar 4, 2018 I use the REI Flash 18. It works well as a stuff sack in my big backpack to hold my alpine rack, harness and climbing shoes in it. I then set up camp and use the Flash on the c… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Advice on entry level ropes and draws
Dec 17, 2017 Djinn Axess quickdraws are best for the price.  Any 9.8 70 meter rope and any brand of lockers will do. No need for a PAS, get a double leanth nilon sling. Your partners c… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: figuring gravity at 240+ lbs
Dec 3, 2017 I am 6 feet and 235 lbs and RP 11a in sport grades. In trad am around 9s and 10a.  I like to do long moderates, and not try so hard.  my friends call me the Chris Far… View Message

Route Scores View All 129

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 529
Great Red Book
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 1,242
Southeast Buttress
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 586
Tunnel Vision
Trad 6 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,051
Birdland
Trad 6 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 864
Cat in the Hat
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 237
Leonids
Sport 3 pitches
San Diego > … > Wedge > Left Wall
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Great Red Book Southern Nevada > … > 04-Second Pullo… > Great Red Book Area
Avg:  529
Mike:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
5.8
Southeast Buttress Yosemite NP > … > Cathedral Peak > Southeast Slopes
Avg:  1,242
Mike:
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Tunnel Vision Southern Nevada > … > 06-White Rock S… > Angel Food Wall
Avg:  586
Mike:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Birdland Southern Nevada > … > 10-Pine Creek C… > Brass Wall
Avg:  1,051
Mike:
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 6 pitches
Cat in the Hat Southern Nevada > … > Mescalito > Southeast Buttress
Avg:  864
Mike:
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 6 pitches
Leonids San Diego > … > Wedge > Left Wall
Avg:  237
Mike:
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 3 pitches
5.9