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Ven Popov

Pittsburgh, PA
Male

Member Since
Jun 15, 2016
Last Visit: 2 days ago
97 Points
Point Rank: #7,507 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10a 3rd
Sport 5.11b 3rd
Ice WI4 WI5
Mixed M1 M6
Favorite Climbs
Black Dike, NH; Pinnacle Gully, NH; East Ridge of Wolf's Head, WY; Northeast Face of Pingora, WY; Soler, Seneca Rocks, WV; Black & Tan, New River Gorge, WV; Wiessner Face, Devil's Lake, WI.
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R
 1,057
Direct Route
Trad 10 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 312
Southwest Rib
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow
 33
Torment-Forbidden Traverse
Trad, Snow, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 50
Northeast Buttress
Trad, Alpine 25 pitches
AI2-3 Steep Snow
 4
Artesonraju North Ridge
Ice, Snow, Alpine 4 pitches
WI2 Steep Snow
 14
Alpamayo French Direct
Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Direct Route Boulder > … > North > First Flatiron
 1,057
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R Trad 10 pitches
Southwest Rib Northwest Region > … > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
 312
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Torment-Forbidden Traverse Northwest Region > … > Boston Basin > Mt Torment
 33
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Steep Snow Trad, Snow, Alpine
Northeast Buttress Canada > … > Western Chilliw… > Mt Slesse
 50
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 25 pitches
Artesonraju North Ridge Peru > Cordillera Blanca > Santa Cruz Valley
 4
AI2-3 Steep Snow Ice, Snow, Alpine 4 pitches
Alpamayo French Direct Peru > Cordillera Blanca > Santa Cruz Valley
 14
WI2 Steep Snow Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine 8 pitches

Ticks View All 389

5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 13
NW Face
Jul 26, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Will. Epic 19:21h C2C day. Met Nick and Kyle en route and had a blast. Simuled and soloed most of the route. Double rack is an overkill for this route. Single rack with double 0.5-1 ideal, maybe not even. Sharkfin col approach, west Ridge descent.
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 74
West Ridge
Jul 17, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. One day link-up of West Ridge of Paisano + North Face of Burgundy. 14:30h car-to-car.
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 52
North Face
Jul 17, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. One day link-up of West Ridge of Paisano + North Face of Burgundy. 14:30h car-to-car.
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 56
South Buttress
Jul 11, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. The climbing wasn't very interesting, but the whole thing felt adventurous, so 3 stars. 8:22h c2c
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 55
Rapple Grapple
Jul 10, 2020 · 3 pitches. Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. We climbed this because of a line on the Becky Route. Fun!
Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 312
Southwest Rib
Jul 10, 2020 · 4 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Pitched first 5, combined slab + bearhug in one pitch worked well. SImuled the rest. With Mason
Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
NW Face Northwest Region > … > Boston Basin > Forbidden Peak
 13
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Jul 26, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Will. Epic 19:21h C2C day. Met Nick and Kyle en route and had a blast. Simuled and soloed most of the route. Double rack is an overkill for this route. Single rack with double 0.5-1 ideal, maybe not even. Sharkfin col approach, west Ridge descent.
West Ridge Northwest Region > … > Silver Star & c… > Paisano Pinnacle
 74
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Jul 17, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. One day link-up of West Ridge of Paisano + North Face of Burgundy. 14:30h car-to-car.
North Face Northwest Region > … > Silver Star & c… > Burgundy Spire
 52
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Jul 17, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. One day link-up of West Ridge of Paisano + North Face of Burgundy. 14:30h car-to-car.
South Buttress Northwest Region > … > Washington Pass > Cutthroat Peak
 56
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Jul 11, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. The climbing wasn't very interesting, but the whole thing felt adventurous, so 3 stars. 8:22h c2c
Rapple Grapple Northwest Region > … > Washington Pass > Liberty Bell
 55
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 4 pitches
Jul 10, 2020 · 3 pitches. Lead / Onsight. W/ Mason. We climbed this because of a line on the Becky Route. Fun!
Southwest Rib Northwest Region > … > Washington Pass > S Early Winters Spire
 312
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 7 pitches
Jul 10, 2020 · 4 pitches. Lead / Onsight. Pitched first 5, combined slab + bearhug in one pitch worked well. SImuled the rest. With Mason

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 88 21 10
Last Year 238 95 38
5 Years 626 389 120
All Time 626 389 120

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