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Kristian Solem

Monrovia, CA
Male

Member Since
Apr 2, 2004
Last Visit: 21 hours ago
1,055 Points
Point Rank: #2,471 DetailsDrop down

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym, Boulders
Other Interests
Pilates, photography, high fidelity audio, writing.
More Info
I started climbing in the Gunks in 1973, moved to California in '81.


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5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a
 2
Save the Wails
Apr 6, 2024 · Lead / Redpoint. FA with herb Laeger 1997.
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13
 7
Scarface
Dec 9, 2021 · Lead / Redpoint. Summer 1993(?) 1st go I took the flyer getting up to the third bolt. I got geeked, lost my composure, and biffed it. That one cooked me for the day, came back and sent about a week later.
Trad
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 2
The Gold Standard
Aug 27, 2021 · Lead. FA: 09/1990
Sport, Alpine
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 434
Coarse and Buggy
Dec 12, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Must have been around 1990 with Hugh Smith
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 35
The Sowsuckle
Nov 24, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Did this one in 1999. Mayville had told me to do it. I took that as an order. When Patty Miklus, Bruce Bourassa, and I walked up to it I'd never laid eyes on it.
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 2
Top Secret
Nov 13, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Sometime early '90's with Herb Laeger. FWIW Herb liked climbing with double ropes. This will become evident when you do this climb.
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Save the Wails Southern-Wester… > Southern Sierra… > Dome Rock
 2
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Sport
Apr 6, 2024 · Lead / Redpoint. FA with herb Laeger 1997.
Scarface Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (g) W Face > W Face - Left Side
 7
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad
Dec 9, 2021 · Lead / Redpoint. Summer 1993(?) 1st go I took the flyer getting up to the third bolt. I got geeked, lost my composure, and biffed it. That one cooked me for the day, came back and sent about a week later.
The Gold Standard Southern-Wester… > … > Courtright Rese… > Voyager Rock
 2
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, Alpine
Aug 27, 2021 · Lead. FA: 09/1990
Coarse and Buggy Joshua Tree NP > … > Dihedral Rock > Dihedral Rock - E Face
 434
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Dec 12, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Must have been around 1990 with Hugh Smith
The Sowsuckle Joshua Tree NP > … > Dihedral Rock > Dihedral Rock - E Face
 35
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Nov 24, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Did this one in 1999. Mayville had told me to do it. I took that as an order. When Patty Miklus, Bruce Bourassa, and I walked up to it I'd never laid eyes on it.
Top Secret Southern-Wester… > … > S Face > Upper Tier
 2
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Nov 13, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Sometime early '90's with Herb Laeger. FWIW Herb liked climbing with double ropes. This will become evident when you do this climb.

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 2 1 1
Last Year 2 1 1
5 Years 49 20 14
All Time 79 32 24

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