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Michael Hitzel

Phoenix, AZ
30 years old · Male

Member Since
Oct 16, 2014
Last Visit: 58 mins ago
20 Points
Point Rank: #21,880 Details

Michael is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Anytime I don't work
Likes Sport, Tr
Leads Follows
Trad 3rd 5.9
Sport 5.10d 5.11d
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 259
Zee Tree
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 788
Munginella
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 237
Hobbit Book
Trad 4 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 251
Braille Book
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 63
North Face Center (Ecclesiastes)
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
Cirque of the Towers Traverse
Trad, Alpine 20 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Zee Tree Yosemite NP > Tuolumne Meadows > Pywiack Dome
 259
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Munginella Yosemite NP > … > Five Open Books > First Tier
 788
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Hobbit Book Yosemite NP > … > Mariuolumne Dome > W Face
 237
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
Braille Book Yosemite NP > … > P. Cathedral Area > 5. Higher Cathedral Rock
 251
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
North Face Center (Ecclesia… Wind River Range > Cirque of the T… > Mitchell Peak
 63
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Cirque of the Towers Traverse Wind River Range > Cirque of the T… > Pingora
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 20 pitches

Ticks View All 152

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 79
Hobo Joe
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Different day, still suck. hung on last bolt
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 125
Off the Couch
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Fun :)
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 145
Clean Slate
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Onsight.
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 1,107
Corrugation Corner
May 31, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Fun day for me, maybe not so much for Monica... Traverse out of the chimney was airy!
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 61
Divided Sky
May 30, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Took Jonny and Katie on their first multi pitch ever!
Sport 4 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 309
Original Route
Apr 13, 2022 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Stellar Climb with Nathan. Led him up it to get my climbing head back in check. Fourth Pitch has amazing stemming between three pillars of beautiful sandstone that vortex you up to the summit. The fall across to the true summit was as good as climbing gets. Hung on the crux bolt and fell two pieces up on pitch two.
Trad 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hobo Joe Northern Arizona > … > Main Wall > 1. N End
 79
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Different day, still suck. hung on last bolt
Off the Couch Northern Arizona > … > Main Wall > 2. Middle Area
 125
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Fun :)
Clean Slate Northern Arizona > … > Main Wall > 2. Middle Area
 145
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Jul 9, 2022 · Lead / Onsight.
Corrugation Corner Lake Tahoe > … > Main Formation > Main Wall
 1,107
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
May 31, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Fun day for me, maybe not so much for Monica... Traverse out of the chimney was airy!
Divided Sky Lake Tahoe > … > Meyers Area > Meyers Multipitch
 61
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport 4 pitches
May 30, 2022 · Lead / Onsight. Took Jonny and Katie on their first multi pitch ever!
Original Route Northern Arizona > … > Cathedral Rock… > Mace
 309
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 5 pitches
Apr 13, 2022 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Stellar Climb with Nathan. Led him up it to get my climbing head back in check. Fourth Pitch has amazing stemming between three pillars of beautiful sandstone that vortex you up to the summit. The fall across to the true summit was as good as climbing gets. Hung on the crux bolt and fell two pieces up on pitch two.

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 10 5 3
Last Year 51 39 13
5 Years 243 134 64
All Time 268 152 75

Where Michael Climbs

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