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Ven Popov

Pittsburgh, PA
Male

Member Since
Jun 15, 2016
Last Visit: 15 hours ago
42 Points
Point Rank: #11,162 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10a 3rd
Sport 5.11b 3rd
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5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 4
Piton Crack
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Onsight. lead the entire thing in one pitch. top se tion was harder but definitely not 5.10b as the guidebook suggests. 5.9 tops maybe 5.8
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Killer Bee Sting
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Flash. still great. begining 5.9 section felt easier than last year
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 4
Bleed the Freak
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. couldn't get to the third bolt, rock was slightly wet, so I just went around to the left and traversed back to it. easier climbing above but gear is tricky - need plenty of microcams. did it clean except for the third bolt
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 2
Ring Around the Rosie
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. I love slab but rock was dirty and moist and there was little friction
Trad
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 2
Nightwing
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Flash.
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 34
Beam Me Up Scotty
Mar 24, 2019 · Lead / Onsight. book rates it at 5.6, but it does feel more like 5.7. fun lead
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Piton Crack Locust Grove > Green Wall
 4
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Onsight. lead the entire thing in one pitch. top se tion was harder but definitely not 5.10b as the guidebook suggests. 5.9 tops maybe 5.8
Killer Bee Sting Locust Grove > Bee Sting Wall
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Flash. still great. begining 5.9 section felt easier than last year
Bleed the Freak Locust Grove > Green Wall
 4
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. couldn't get to the third bolt, rock was slightly wet, so I just went around to the left and traversed back to it. easier climbing above but gear is tricky - need plenty of microcams. did it clean except for the third bolt
Ring Around the Rosie Locust Grove > TimBarb Buttress
 2
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Fell/Hung. I love slab but rock was dirty and moist and there was little friction
Nightwing Locust Grove > TimBarb Buttress
 2
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
Apr 6, 2019 · Lead / Flash.
Beam Me Up Scotty New River Gorge > … > Fern Buttress > 9) Star Trek Wall
 34
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Mar 24, 2019 · Lead / Onsight. book rates it at 5.6, but it does feel more like 5.7. fun lead

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 43 30 8
Last Year 213 170 44
5 Years 302 248 68
All Time 302 248 68

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