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Michael Vaill

San Diego, CA
29 years old · Male

Member Since
Apr 21, 2017
Last Visit: 1 hour ago
23 Points
Point Rank: #19,996 Details

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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.11d 5.11d
Sport 5.11d 5.11d
Other Interests
Mountains, running, science
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5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 21
The Prow
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 1
Slab Happy Pinnacle, Center
Trad 3 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 1
Walk of Life
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
East Corner
Trad 4 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 3
Moving to Montana
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 223
West Face
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Prow Sierra Eastside > Bishop Area > Cardinal Pinnacle
 21
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad 4 pitches
Slab Happy Pinnacle, Center Yosemite NP > … > C. El Cap Picni… > 4. Slab Happy Pinnacle
 1
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Walk of Life Yosemite NP > … > P. Cathedral Area > 6. Middle Cathedral Rock
 1
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
East Corner Yosemite NP > … > P. Cathedral Area > 3. Higher Cathedral S…
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Moving to Montana Canada > … > Chief > Grand Wall Base Area
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad 4 pitches
West Face Yosemite NP > … > Q. Leaning Towe… > Leaning Tower
 223
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 11 pitches

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 340
Regular Route (Higher Cathedral…
Nov 27, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. 5.9++ finger crack to roof, 5.9 face, 5.9 handcrack. Awesome day with Brook!
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 189
Generator Crack
Nov 26, 2021 · TR. Started with right side in and fell out. Went back left side in and made constant progress to the top
Trad, TR
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Cat's Squirrel
Nov 26, 2021 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Made it through the first crux and fell at the lieback. Worked on this move for a bit and got new beta (on video). The sun was hitting it by 11am and it was hot - definitely do this in the shade.
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 21
Cat's Squirrel
Nov 25, 2021 · 3 pitches. TR. 3 laps. Worked out moves and gear. Each lap was progressively worse, not resting between burns
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 59
Desperate Straights
Nov 25, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. Led as one long pitch. Under long variation, then followed the left crack until a roof where I leaned over to the right crack which was very dirty until the top
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 119
Lost Arrow Tip
Nov 23, 2021 · Lead. French freed through pin scars, sent the crack. Aid on P2. Wild day!
Trad, Aid 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Regular Route (Higher Cathe… Yosemite NP > … > P. Cathedral Area > 3. Higher Cathedral S…
 340
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Nov 27, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. 5.9++ finger crack to roof, 5.9 face, 5.9 handcrack. Awesome day with Brook!
Generator Crack Yosemite NP > … > Lower Merced Ri… > Az. Generator Station
 189
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, TR
Nov 26, 2021 · TR. Started with right side in and fell out. Went back left side in and made constant progress to the top
Cat's Squirrel Yosemite NP > … > Lower Merced Ri… > Am. Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Nov 26, 2021 · Lead / Fell/Hung. Made it through the first crux and fell at the lieback. Worked on this move for a bit and got new beta (on video). The sun was hitting it by 11am and it was hot - definitely do this in the shade.
Cat's Squirrel Yosemite NP > … > Lower Merced Ri… > Am. Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 21
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Nov 25, 2021 · 3 pitches. TR. 3 laps. Worked out moves and gear. Each lap was progressively worse, not resting between burns
Desperate Straights Yosemite NP > … > Lower Merced Ri… > Am. Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 59
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Nov 25, 2021 · Lead / Onsight. Led as one long pitch. Under long variation, then followed the left crack until a roof where I leaned over to the right crack which was very dirty until the top
Lost Arrow Tip Yosemite NP > … > E Yosemite Fall… > Lost Arrow Spire
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 2 pitches
Nov 23, 2021 · Lead. French freed through pin scars, sent the crack. Aid on P2. Wild day!

Tick Breakdown
Trad Sport Boulder Ice

Pitches Routes Days Out
90 Days 403 165 57
Last Year 754 330 111
5 Years 1,471 728 264
All Time 1,471 728 264

Where Michael Climbs

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