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Tom Lausch

Madison WI
32 years old · Male

Member Since
Apr 10, 2012
Last Visit: Apr 24, 2019
170 Points
Point Rank: #4,521 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr
Leads Follows
Trad 5.9 5.11a
Sport 5.10c 5.11a
Aid C2 C2
Favorite Climbs
Curving Crack, Via Apia, Frictiony Face Panty Waist
Other Interests
Finding ways to shorten the approach.
More Info
"It is considered bad form to engineer a route to a standard above it's natural difficulty. For example, 5.9 routes should feature climbing attainable for a typical 5.9 leader. Engineering a 5.9 with such meager pro that only a 5.12 climber would dare try it is vain and cowardly. Save the 5.12 run-out for 5.12 routes, where the clientele can handle the action. Scaring the novice is amateurish."


Ticks View All 267

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 51
Turk's Head Ridge
Oct 12, 2014 · Lead 2,3,5,6
Trad 7 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 51
Turk's Head Ridge
Aug 17, 2014 · Lead
Trad 7 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 51
Turk's Head Ridge
Jul 29, 2014 · Got to 4th pitch. Bailed due to rain
Trad 7 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 116
Berkeley
Jul 28, 2014 · 2nd John Lead
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 60
Lower Diagonal
Jul 28, 2014 · TR
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 41
The Pillar
Jul 9, 2014 · TR
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Turk's Head Ridge Devil's Lake > W Bluff 03 - Cl… > Turk's Head
 51
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 7 pitches
Oct 12, 2014 · Lead 2,3,5,6
Turk's Head Ridge Devil's Lake > W Bluff 03 - Cl… > Turk's Head
 51
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 7 pitches
Aug 17, 2014 · Lead
Turk's Head Ridge Devil's Lake > W Bluff 03 - Cl… > Turk's Head
 51
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 7 pitches
Jul 29, 2014 · Got to 4th pitch. Bailed due to rain
Berkeley Devil's Lake > E Bluff 04 - E… > 07: Brinton's Buttress
 116
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Jul 28, 2014 · 2nd John Lead
Lower Diagonal Devil's Lake > E Bluff 04 - E… > 05: Pedestal Buttress
 60
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Jul 28, 2014 · TR
The Pillar Devil's Lake > E Bluff 07 - Ra… > 7.1.1 - Railroad Amph…
 41
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Jul 9, 2014 · TR

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 0 0 0
Last Year 0 0 0
5 Years 31 13 6
All Time 318 267 89

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