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Michael M

Rockville, MD
34 years old · Male

Member Since
May 2, 2018
Last Visit: 2 days ago
160 Points
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Likes Trad, Sport, Tr, Gym
Leads Follows
Trad 5.10a 5.11b
Sport 5.11a 5.11b
Aid C1 C1
Ice WI2 WI3
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Comments View All 5

Aug 3, 2019
It is now forbidden to rappel to this route. Aside from the risk of sending rocks & debris onto any parties… View Comment
Aug 3, 2019
The Squamish Sport Climbs guidebook by Vissers and McLane lists Zucker Bebe as 31m and says it can be done… View Comment
Jul 2, 2019
Feels harder than a 5.9+ View Comment
Jun 23, 2019
The left side is very polished, especially at the base of the climb. View Comment
Oct 12, 2018
I'd have to agree. This route is difficult for its rating. View Comment

Forum Messages View All 36

Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Sterling hollow block
Jun 14, 2019 I started out using Sterling Hollow Block. It’s great for rappel backups. I now prefer Armor Prus 8mm eye-to-eye slings with a closed friction hitch because they are more… View Message
General > General Climbing
Reply: Yet another bowline question...
Apr 17, 2019 The only bowlines that are stable and secure without a backup knot as well as suitable for lead climbing are Lee's Link and EBSB. I prefer Lee's Link (the first image below).&n… View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Harper's ferry??
Mar 18, 2019 That's not a bad idea. You might be able to get it with a FOIA or MD PIA request.  View Message
Regional > Southern States
Reply: Harper's ferry??
Mar 8, 2019 They gave me the same song and dance months ago as well. I feel there are ulterior motives for keeping Harper's Ferry closed.  View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Taz Lov2 Rope Access Device, Rope Solo?
Mar 1, 2019 One of the manufacturer's technical addenda reads, "Taz authorize exceptionally exceeding the nominal load indicated in the case of rescue only up to 200 kg." http://taz3d.fr/w… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Taz Lov2 Rope Access Device, Rope Solo?
Feb 25, 2019 I have a Taz Lov2 and its a remarkable device, little on the heavy side, but very smooth. Initially bought it for lead soling, but haven't got around to trying it out in that c… View Message

Route Scores View All 10

5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 501
Angel's Crest
Trad 13 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 416
Star Chek
Sport 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1
Black Friday
TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 45
The Gift of the Magi
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 27
Credulous Hedgehog
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Then We'll Take It Higher
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Angel's Crest N America > … > Stawamus Chief > Sheriff's Badge
Avg:  501
Michael:
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 13 pitches
Star Chek N America > … > Gorge > Galaxy Buttress
Avg:  416
Michael:
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 3 pitches
Black Friday Carderock > Outlook Rocks
Avg:  1
Michael:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c TR
5.8
The Gift of the Magi N America > … > Electric Avenue > Electric Avenue E Face
Avg:  45
Michael:
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
5.10a
Credulous Hedgehog N America > … > Electric Avenue > Electric Avenue E Face
Avg:  27
Michael:
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
5.10d
Then We'll Take It Higher N America > … > Electric Avenue > Electric Avenue W Face
Avg:  20
Michael:
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
5.8
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