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Apr 20, 2003
Last Visit: Jun 3, 2018
80 Points
Point Rank: #7,474 Details

Likes Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Sport 5.12b 5.12b
Boulders V7
Favorite Climbs
Shelf Road - Skinwalker, Ejection Seat
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Feb 27, 2018
FA: Rich Aschert. View Comment
Nov 7, 2017
The question has come up at a number of places as to why there are bolts on the Hulk Boulder. Simple. Most… View Comment
Jan 16, 2017
Has this gone with a stand start from the front, using just the face mank... not grabbing the left hand buc… View Comment
Nov 16, 2015
I went up there with MVH a week or two after after he put this up. He wanted me to give it a go to see what… View Comment
Apr 13, 2015
FA: Richard Aschert. View Comment
Feb 24, 2015
I belayed Dave when he made the FA. He didn't use the crack. I'll defer to the truth of the top statement… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 6

Regional > Colorado
Reply: New campground at Shelf Road
Apr 29, 2013 First go to and see what they've done in the past and the way Mark and his organization think, so you can present your idea in a way that will be most effective...… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: New campground at Shelf Road
Apr 28, 2013 Have you contacted Mark Hesse? If not, he can be invaluable, if this is a project that is of interest to the Rocky Mountain Field Institute. View Message
Partners > Colorado Partners
La Junta/ Arkansas Valley area bouldering partner needed
May 1, 2012 Yep, there is bouldering near Rocky Ford and La Junta... a lot of it. This is a Dakota sandstone area with quality from brittle choss to black steel patina. If you want to hit… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Shelf Road gets its first 5.14!
Mar 21, 2011 There are few things more satisfying to see than someone squeezing everything possible from himself and doing something excellent, at great toil and without relent. Perhaps one… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Colorado Thief caught in the act at Smith
Dec 30, 2010 He doesn't need to be beaten... He doesn't need to be killed... His vehicle doesn't need to be vandalized... There is only one thing that needs to be done to him in the mean… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: No Hard Climbing at Shelf Road
Feb 7, 2009 In relativity to the forefront standards of climbing, Shelf is not among the harder areas in the world or even the USA, but you need to reflect on the historic placement of She… View Message