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Andrew Hess

Brooklyn, NY
60 years old · Male

Member Since
Aug 20, 2017
Last Visit: 3 hours ago
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Andrew is in the Partner Finder
Best Times to Meet: Summer 2018 I'll be looking to climb most days. Day trips from Brooklyn to the Gunks?
Likes Trad, Tr, Gym, Boulders
Leads Follows
Trad 5.6 5.8
Boulders V4
Favorite Climbs
Gunks, just a few so far.
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Oct 2, 2019
We TR'ed it, using the bolts at the top. When my partner came off the lower crux she swung left and dragged… View Comment
Mar 31, 2019
I only had a #5 so used it on the crack. It worked. View Comment
Sep 20, 2018
We were there the day after it had rained. We noticed after we had started that pitch 3 was completely soak… View Comment

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General > General Climbing
Reply: Biner Gate in our out?
Nov 8, 2020 gtluke wrote: Ha yup. Last September I did a 40 pitch day for my birthday. I'm pretty good at recognizing gunks pitons. Yeah, well, I just turned 60, so I don't… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Biner Gate in our out?
Nov 8, 2020 gtluke, yep, CCK. Good eyes for such a tightly cropped pic.Mark, I've never heard of turning the biner. Interesting idea. I'm talking about the rope-side biner, so the gate ope… View Message
General > General Climbing
Biner Gate in our out?
Nov 8, 2020 One day, while belaying my partner, I noticed that the rope-end biner of her alpine draw was resting perpendicular to the rock face with the gate facing out. I've learned that… View Message
Regional > Northeastern States
Reply: Gunks - something interesting stuck cam
Oct 31, 2020 Well that's good news. I would feel bad knowing that route was forever scarred with one of my cams. Also, knowing it had to be chiseled out settled any doubt in my mind that I… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Great Online Deals of 2020
Oct 9, 2020 gumbie gene wrote: All Adidas/5.10 Anasazi shoes at 65$Any idea why one set of Pinks are $65 and the other $150? View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: 5.14b at age 64
Sep 29, 2020  I just turned 60 and this is exactly what I needed to read. Thanks! View Message

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