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Kristian Solem

Monrovia, CA
66 years old · Male

Member Since
Apr 2, 2004
Last Visit: 50 mins ago
450 Points
Point Rank: #2,354 Details

Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym, Boulders
Favorite Climbs
Esto Power, Carson Kodas (@Courtright res.) / AstroMan (Yosemite) / Spook Book (@The Needles) / Black President (@Joshua Tree)
Other Interests
Pilates, photography, high fidelity audio, writing.
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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
 12
Hang 'Em High
Dec 31, 2069 · Dec 31, 1969 · Bolted on lead with Jan and Herb, but took a few more visits to get the redpoint. Har
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
 7
Carson-Kodas Arete
Sep 14, 2020 · 1 pitch. Lead / Onsight. I did this one a few times. 1st time 1992. It's 1 pitch, not 2. Approach by another route or rap in.
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 4
Smiladon
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. Climbed in 1996. Three tries. Great 1 pitch climb. Not sport.
Sport, TR, Alpine
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 32
The Pirate
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. This one's a bugger. Took some work, finally got it. Very rewarding.
Trad 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A3
 38
Mescalito
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Climbed in October 2002, swung leads with Rob Brown. Great climb.
Trad, Aid 26 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 7
Games Without Frontiers
Sep 1, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. According to Paul Borne it was the second lead. With Jan McCollum 1993.
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Hang 'Em High Joshua Tree NP > … > Split Rocks > Future Games Rock
 12
5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a Trad
Dec 31, 2069 · Dec 31, 1969 · Bolted on lead with Jan and Herb, but took a few more visits to get the redpoint. Har
Carson-Kodas Arete Western Sierra > … > S Face > Upper Tier
 7
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Sep 14, 2020 · 1 pitch. Lead / Onsight. I did this one a few times. 1st time 1992. It's 1 pitch, not 2. Approach by another route or rap in.
Smiladon Western Sierra > Courtright Rese… > Tiger Wall
 4
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, TR, Alpine
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. Climbed in 1996. Three tries. Great 1 pitch climb. Not sport.
The Pirate Tahquitz & Suic… > … > (l) Buttress of… > Buttress of Cracks -…
 32
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad 2 pitches
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. This one's a bugger. Took some work, finally got it. Very rewarding.
Mescalito Yosemite NP > … > B. El Capitan > 3. Southeast Face
 38
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a A3 Trad, Aid 26 pitches
Sep 13, 2020 · Lead / Onsight. Climbed in October 2002, swung leads with Rob Brown. Great climb.
Games Without Frontiers Joshua Tree NP > … > Split Rocks > Future Games Rock
 7
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad
Sep 1, 2020 · Lead / Redpoint. According to Paul Borne it was the second lead. With Jan McCollum 1993.

Tick Breakdown

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 33 7 4
Last Year 33 7 4
5 Years 33 7 4
All Time 57 17 12

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