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Matthew Clausen

Madison, WI
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Member Since
Oct 4, 2012
Last Visit: 2 days ago
929 Points
Point Rank: #1,306 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym, Boulders
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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 28

Jun 15, 2021
I love the FA story! Worth climbing this route just to honor that. For beta: the first 5 pitches are r… View Comment
Jun 6, 2021
Kathryn Floyd and I completed this on June 5, 2021. Scheduling limitations meant we did this on a 90 degree… View Comment
May 17, 2021
Gokul and I used a 30m, 7.5mm rope. The stretch was just enough for us to reach the bottom of Anthrax and r… View Comment
May 4, 2021
I've just assumed that Ben chose "Chivalrous" to keep with the "Noble/Royal" theme as well as because this… View Comment
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

Forum Messages View All 22

Regional > Midwest
AAC Craggin' Classic at Devils Lake this weekend | Clinic…
Oct 14, 2021 The Craggin' Classic is back! I'm stoked to see almost 300 of you there. Some last minute tickets are still available if you haven't signed up yet.On Saturday, Oct 16, there wi… View Message
Regional > Midwest
Reply: Madison, WI area new climber resources
Jun 7, 2021 I second everything Adam said, with one modification: I strongly recommend Devil's Lake Climbing Guides given what you've outlined. I do work for them a couple times a year, bu… View Message
Regional > Midwest
DL - Found 5/13/2021 - Nut Tool Atop Bucket Brigade
May 15, 2021 PM me if you left your nut tool at the top of Bucket Brigade area.Found it Thursday evening.EDITED to correct the route. Previously this post said Chicken Tonight, which I led… View Message
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
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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

Route Scores View All 109

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 2
Noble Odyssey
Trad 50 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 27
Sewing Machine
Trad, TR
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 112
Full Stop
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 21
Noah Vail
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 74
Lost Face Overhangs I & II
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 3
Þetta eru fíl Guðjón
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Noble Odyssey Baraboo Range > … > Linkups, Contri… > E Bluff Linkups
Avg:  2
Matthew:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 50 pitches
5.8 PG13
Sewing Machine Baraboo Range > … > E Bluff 04 - E… > 09: Many Pines Buttress
Avg:  27
Matthew:
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Full Stop Baraboo Range > … > E Bluff 04 - E… > 08: Two Pines Buttress
Avg:  112
Matthew:
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
5.6
Noah Vail Baraboo Range > … > 1: Prospect Poi… > 05: Lost Face Area
Avg:  21
Matthew:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Lost Face Overhangs I & II Baraboo Range > … > 1: Prospect Poi… > 05: Lost Face Area
Avg:  74
Matthew:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Þetta eru fíl Guðjón Iceland > Hnappavellir > 2 Miðskjól
Avg:  3
Matthew:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
5.8