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Route Log

    2015
  1. May 03, 2015 Mideast Crisis, Washington Column East Face w/ Brian Hamilton. 1.5 days
    Definitely a good one. The pitches above the bivy ledge are outrageous!
  2. Apr 27, 2015 Southwest Face, Liberty Cap w/ Greg Stock, Brian Collins. 1.5 days
    Geologist ascent of Liberty Cap! Brian got stuck in the chimney above the "Bivy for 3". We want to rename it the "Collins Slot"!
  3. Mar 16, 2015 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Erik Sloan. 07h:55mins
  4. Feb 20, 2015 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Erik Sloan. 05h:59mins
    Got to lead every pitch and help Erik do some maintenance. Thanks, Erik for an amazing experience!
  5. Jan 10, 2015 Triple Direct, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Matt Benoit. 10h:30mins
  6. 2014
  7. Aug 21, 2014 Grape Race, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Erik Sloan. 08h:21mins
    So cool to move so fast. A fascinating route that travels up some unique real estate.
  8. Jun 21, 2014 Regular Northwest Face, Half Dome Northwest Face w/ Harrison Forrester. 06h:50mins
    Harrison's first grade VI in a push. Not a bad one!
  9. Jun 09, 2014 Salathe, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Eric Bissel. 10h:07mins
    My first time on the route. The Headwall is, without a doubt, one of the coolest places in Yosemite.
  10. May 01, 2014 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Erik Sloan. 08hours
    Victory lap! A casual 8 hour romp including a sit-down lunch at camp 6 and some anchor maintenance. Viva the Nose!
  11. Apr 17, 2014 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Greg Stock. 2.5 days
    It was Greg's first time on a less steep El Cap route. So much fun for the both of us. The Nose never gets old!
  12. Jan 26, 2014 Skull Queen, Washington Column South Face w/ Ryan Kirtland. 1.5 days
    Ryan's first wall. Perfect weather.
  13. 2013
  14. Sep 26, 2013 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Erik Sloan. 07h:42mins
    Our 2nd time climbing together. Erik provided the strategy to get this done fast! Can't wait to climb it again!
  15. Sep 2013 West Face, El Capitan West Face w/ Jesse Chakrin. 09hours
    Fueled by energy goo and Roctane! So much fun!
  16. Aug 2013 Astroman, Washington Column East Face w/ Jesse McGahey. 05hours
    First time up the Astroman. Nearly onsight. So much fun!
  17. Jul 2013 South Face, Washington Column South Face w/ Eric Sloan. 02h:30mins
    After work jaunt. It was our fist time climbing together!
  18. May 2013 Freerider, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Eric Bissel. 3 days
    Supported Grasshopper on his free ascent. Probably the most fun I have ever had on a wall. So relaxing!
  19. 2012
  20. Oct 2012 Zodiac, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Robin Batha. 2.5 days
    Climbed it to inspect the outcrop of Leaning Tower Granite underneath the white circle. We had some fun climbing too...
  21. Jun 2012 New Dawn, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Brad Potter. 3.5 days
    Climbed it to map the upper dihedrals for the El Cap map. Loads of fun!
  22. May 2012 Muir Wall, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Ryan Hutter. 3 days
    Speedy ascent to ground truth some remote sensing geologic mapping. One of my El Cap favorites!
  23. 2011
  24. Jun 15, 2011 The Shield, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Ned Leblond. 2.5 days
  25. Jun 08, 2011 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Mark Grundon. 12h:30mins
    I cant stop doing this route...simply amazing!
  26. May 10, 2011 Mescalito, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Brad Potter. 3.5 days
  27. 2010
  28. Sep 12, 2010 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Jesse Chakrin. 14h:30mins
    First NIAD....soooo cool!
  29. Jun 05, 2010 Lurking Fear, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Jesse McGahey. 12hours
    Mellow push...ate lunch on Thanksgiving ledge.
  30. Jun 02, 2010 South Face, Mt. Watkins w/ Eric Grove, Harrison Forrester. 2.5 days
    Great time with good bros. Hiked down the back to a food/booze cache at the Snow Creek Cabin.
  31. May 13, 2010 Lost Arrow Direct, Yosemite Falls Wall w/ Robin Batha. 2 days
    Great time with the booming waterfall. One of the cooler routes I have ever done.
  32. May 07, 2010 Virginia, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Andy Esparza. 2.5 days
  33. May 01, 2010 Re-Animator, Washington Column South Face w/ Ned Leblond. 2 days
    Good route...lots and lots of hooking.
  34. Feb 10, 2010 Gold Wall, Ribbon Fall w/ Robin Batha. 2 days
    Hauled a ledge up there for fun, listening to ice fall in the Ribbon Falls Amphitheater.
  35. 2009
  36. Oct 14, 2009 Gold Wall, Ribbon Fall w/ Harrison Forrester. 1 day
    My buddy's first wall, good times in the sun.
  37. Sep 29, 2009 Aquarian Wall, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Mark Grundon. 2 days
    Very grassy, but a cool location. Timbuktu is one of the coolest spots on El Cap.
  38. Sep 15, 2009 Triple Direct, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Robin Batha. 3 days
    First wall with Robin.
  39. Sep 06, 2009 Mideast Crisis, Washington Column East Face 2.5 days
    My only Yosemite solo. Never again....I think i like hanging out with people too much!
  40. Sep 05, 2009 The Prow, Washington Column East Face w/ Ben Fair. 07hours
  41. Jun 30, 2009 Regular Northwest Face, Half Dome Northwest Face w/ Eric Grove. 1 day
  42. May 26, 2009 Lurking Fear, El Capitan Southwest Face w/ Ned Leblond. 1.5 days
    Ned's first wall...
  43. May 19, 2009 Tangerine Trip, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Alex Baker. 2.5 days
  44. Apr 29, 2009 Wet Denin Daydream, Leaning Tower w/ Brendan Harris. 1 day
    Climbed it in a day during a rain storm. Barely got we at all!
  45. Mar 13, 2009 South Face, Washington Column South Face w/ Andy Esparza. 1 day
    Andy's first wall. One long cold march day.
  46. 2008
  47. Sep 28, 2008 The Nose, El Capitan w/ Eric Grove. 3.5 days
    First Nose trip. Really fun times
  48. Jun 29, 2008 Zodiac, El Capitan Southeast Face w/ Jesse McGahey. 2.5 days
    First El Cap Route...Great Times.
  49. Jun 05, 2008 The Prow, Washington Column East Face w/ Eric Grove. 13hours
    First time up the column...good times!
  50. May 13, 2008 West Face, Leaning Tower w/ Eric Grove. 1 day
    First Yosemite big wall top out.

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