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Charles Danforth

L'ville, CO
47 years old · Male

Member Since
Aug 20, 2003
Last Visit: Nov 19, 2013
170 Points
Point Rank: #4,504 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr
Leads Follows
Trad 5.7 5.9
Sport 5.8 5.10a
Ice WI1 WI3
Favorite Climbs
Kieners, Dead Dog Clr, White Whale, First Flatiron,
Other Interests
trail running, mountaineering, backpacking, caving
Personal / Fav Site
More Info
Yeah, climbing. I climb stuff occasionally. It's fun. I wish I could do more of it.

Comments View All 78

May 2, 2011
Happened upon this rock on a trail run last week. It's quite easy to find, but here are the GPS coords any… View Comment
Nov 25, 2009
Fantastic route! We found the start of the route pretty easily (apparently, we're above-average bears) and… View Comment
Oct 13, 2009
"Sorry honey, I'd love to clean out the garage but I'm way behind on my botany research." View Comment
Jul 16, 2009
So you're saying we should probably only climb it on toprope, right? View Comment
Jul 6, 2009
Interesting, but a little contrived and grungy with a lot of groveling. The holds on this route are also a… View Comment
Jun 28, 2009
Strange mix of dead easy and a couple of hard (bona fide 5.6, IMHO) moves. Nice view from the anchor ledge… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 230

Regional > Colorado
Reply: 4th of July mine Conditions?
Dec 27, 2010 Ah, so you're the guy that historically tries to drive in and ends up ruining the skiing for the rest of us? =) View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: 4th of July mine Conditions?
Dec 25, 2010 I haven't been up there lately, but I doubt you can drive past the pavement at Eldora. View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Rollins Tunnel ice
Dec 24, 2010 Cool. Thanks everyone. Given the approach, I might not mind the fact that it's short. View Message
Regional > Colorado
Rollins Tunnel ice
Dec 24, 2010 I was up at East Portal/Rollins Tunnel yesterday doing some BC skiing (great conditions, by the way) and again noticed a significant ice flow on the south side of the valley.… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Ice near Francie's Cabin?
Dec 24, 2010 I'd echo what Steve said. It's a wild-ass guess, but the next drainage to the south (Spruce Creek) has some steep cascades and might well have some ice in it. I've only been… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: All Passive in CO
Nov 30, 2010 I learned entirely on passive gear and am probably a better climber because of it. There's nothing nicer than a well-placed hex. That said, I wouldn't give up my cams. They'… View Message