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Matthew Clausen

Madison, WI
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Member Since
Oct 4, 2012
Last Visit: 1 day ago
918 Points
Point Rank: #1,208 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10a 5.11a
Sport 5.11c 5.11c
Aid C2 C2
Ice WI2 WI3
Boulders V5
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Comments View All 24

Oct 23, 2020
Thanks for sharing the advice, Benjamin! I support your recommendation for top roping and I see how this ph… View Comment
Oct 23, 2020
Thanks for sharing the advice, Benjamin! The context for this photo is that I led to this anchor, took the… View Comment
Apr 18, 2018
As of 4/11/2018, there is a rap station at the top of this route. Webbing and rap rings around the tree at… View Comment
Apr 18, 2018
@Mindy Mitchell, I tried to find it in English a couple years ago and had no luck. I tried finding the auth… View Comment
Mar 23, 2017
Guide Book… View Comment
Mar 23, 2017
It is a photo from a decades old book at the hut, home published it looked like. I.e., two-sided print comp… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 19

Partners > Midwest Partners
Reply: Devil's lake partner/mentor
Aug 1, 2020 Hi Jason! Way to get after it!I can climb with you on the 5th at about 5pm, if that works for you. Send me a PM if you're interested and we'll work out details. View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Wet anchor material
Jul 15, 2020 Lindsey Mathewson wrote: I know that all climbing ropes (dry-treated or not) lose dynamic strength when wet. My question though is regarding to wet static material. If you… View Message - the site > Discuss
Reply: Feature Suggestion - Dislike Button
Jul 12, 2020 Nick Wilder wrote: I might actually get rid of the Like button, since it solicits a lot of troll-y shit.I can see where you're coming from. For me, the Like button is my mo… View Message
Regional > Pacific Northwest
Reply: Learning to lead outdoors at exit 38
Jul 9, 2020 Tyrone, best wishes to your wife and to you! I think it's great that you're asking for feedback. I'm pretty sure you can find a COVID safe guide option if you still want to go… View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Placing Cams in Poured Concrete?
Jul 9, 2020 Michael S wrote: I wanted to get decent/better before I connected with a big outdoor group.I totally get that! Felt the same when I started learning trad.I wish I hadn't,… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Texas Quickdraw Chain Free Solo Guy
Jul 6, 2020 Ted Pinson wrote: The gym let you do a lead test on a static rope?!?! "Semi-static" is common in gyms  as well as… View Message