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Oct 22, 2017
This is the kind of 5.9R that you should feel comfortable free-soloing hard 5.9. At least, the way my part… View Comment
Sep 6, 2017
Climbed there last week and did not spot any nesting cormorants, but HOLY COW was there a lot of shit on th… View Comment
Jun 26, 2017
Enjoyable hands and fists crack, with interesting variation. I'd bring a #4 if you have it. View Comment
Mar 22, 2017
As a budding 5.10 leader, I found the first pitch protected fine with doubles of C4s. I'd climb it wit… View Comment
Mar 16, 2017
I found the last pitch quite runout and very different character from the first two pitches. You go from s… View Comment
Mar 10, 2017
There's a rogue mixed line to the left of Solar Flare now that helps with the rappel. Also, I climbed… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 71

General > Sport Climbing
Reply: Explain "multi-pitch sport" to me?
Nov 3, 2017 If you like long pitches, linking multipitch sport with long slings is super chill.  Every time I do a full-70 rope stretcher on gear I end up trying to ration my pro at t… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Trango Cinch replacement?
Oct 18, 2017 Yeah I bought one from campsaver 20 days ago and they just said it's gonna be a while, so I cancelled my order. View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Duckfoot crack climbing?
Oct 18, 2017 Bump, just cause I'm still curious.  Any insight from pigeon-toed people?  No fellow duck-footers out there? View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Trango Cinch replacement?
Oct 18, 2017 I lost my Cinch somewhere in Yosemite and want to replace it.  I mostly use it for backing up jumaring on aid climbs, and to back up rope soloing on micro-traxion.  A… View Message
General > General Climbing
Duckfoot crack climbing?
Oct 10, 2017 I'm severely duckfooted and find it really hard to jam finger cracks.  A former ankle injury doesn't help my flexibility.Any other duckfooters out there with any tips on h… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Failed Gym Lead Test
Sep 27, 2017 Haha, I think nkane speaks the truth.To conclude our story, I clipped left to right because I perceived the direction of travel towards those rightward jugs.  The next two… View Message

Route Scores View All 121

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 47
Golden Needles
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 443
Mental Physics
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 228
Lucky Streaks
Trad 6 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 189
Mr. Natural
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 541
Triassic Sands
Trad 6 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 312
Wholesome Fullback
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Golden Needles Yosemite NP > … > k. Cascade Area > Cascade Falls - Left
Avg:  47
bmdhacks:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
5.8
Mental Physics Joshua Tree NP > … > W Wonderland Va… > Lenticular Dome
Avg:  443
bmdhacks:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Lucky Streaks Yosemite NP > … > Fairview Dome > W Face
Avg:  228
bmdhacks:
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 6 pitches
5.10c
Mr. Natural Yosemite NP > … > Glacier Point A… > GPA - Right Side
Avg:  189
bmdhacks:
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Triassic Sands Southern Nevada > … > Whiskey Peak > N Face
Avg:  541
bmdhacks:
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 6 pitches
Wholesome Fullback Southern Nevada > … > Whiskey Peak > N Face
Avg:  312
bmdhacks:
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 2 pitches