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CThornton

Boise
25 years old · Male

Member Since
Sep 5, 2015
Last Visit: Sep 29, 2019
66 Points
Point Rank: #9,949 Details

CThornton is in the Partner Finder
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Likes Trad, Sport
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10d 5.11b
Sport 5.11b 5.11c
Favorite Climbs
The Sawtooths, Squamish, City of Rocks, Smith, It's all good!
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Comments View All 10

Nov 29, 2017
Pretty testy for a V0! Shorter folks may find this one a bit challenging/ego bruising. View Comment
Oct 9, 2017
One of the bolts for this anchor is sticking at least 1cm out of the hole. You can back up that bolt with a… View Comment
Sep 4, 2017
If you want to tunnel though and climb the summit block in one pitch, you can use a constriction between bl… View Comment
Apr 14, 2017
One of the easiest climbs at the cliffs, but worth doing. Great for beginners. View Comment
Jan 7, 2017
The wedged blocks 3/4 up seem solid enough but are kinda spooky. A helmet for the belayer would be wise. Ve… View Comment
Oct 29, 2016
Well protected, fun moves, and great rock! Don't miss out on this one if you're at the tall cliffs. View Comment

Forum Messages View All 20

Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Metolious ultralight master cams
May 16, 2018 I like em but they're not perfect. the 4 (red) and 8 (purple) are a little floppy, and you definitely notice the lack of range relative to camalots toward the larger sizes. The… View Message
General > Beginning Climbers
Reply: Shoe Stretch and Fit
Nov 8, 2017 +1 on the Katakis. Easily my favorite shoe and surprisingly good at basically every style of climbing while remaining really comfy. They also don't stretch much at all.  View Message
General > Trad Climbing
Reply: Alpine Draws
Sep 15, 2017 I really like the Trango Phase biners for both alpine draws and racking cams. only 30g each and easy to find on sale for ~$5 and they come in a bunch of colors. They're fairly… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Define Alpine Climbing
Aug 22, 2017 If you're climbing a long and committing route on the diamond or above tree line in general, I would call that alpine rock climbing. Seems like your partner is thinking of snow… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Miura VS or Miura XX
Jul 29, 2017 They'll both be excellent for it IMO. Basically it comes down to whether you want laces or velcro. I personally like the katanas just a little more than the miuras, but I'… View Message
General > Big Wall and Aid Climbing
Reply: Cleaning brass nuts in sandstone
Jul 26, 2017 Using the sides of a heavier cam like a BD #3 to hammer on the end of the nut tool can be handy for stuck nuts. I've heard spitting on stuck gear in desert sandstone can make i… View Message

Route Scores View All 229

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 480
Godzilla
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 12
Burning Inside
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 165
Crazy Wynona
Sport
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 172
Japanese Gardens
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 166
Short Circuit
Trad, Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 277
Lost Arrow
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Godzilla Central-W Casca… > … > Lower Town Wall > Main Wall, left side
Avg:  480
CThornton:
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
5.9+
Burning Inside Ten Sleep Canyon > Valhalla > Ministry Wall
Avg:  12
CThornton:
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
5.11b
Crazy Wynona Ten Sleep Canyon > French Cattle R… > Back Forty
Avg:  165
CThornton:
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
5.11c/d
Japanese Gardens Central-W Casca… > … > Lower Town Wall > Main Wall, left side
Avg:  172
CThornton:
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Short Circuit S Idaho > City of Rocks > Transformer Corridor
Avg:  166
CThornton:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Sport
5.10a
Lost Arrow S Idaho > City of Rocks > Lost Arrow Spire
Avg:  277
CThornton:
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 2 pitches
5.7 R