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My Favorite Climbs

Climbs that are just plain awesome in some way. I've listed suggested ratings that I climbed the routes under, which may differ from the official route rating based on variation taken, snow cover, disagreement, etc.

Alaska
  • West Buttress (Denali) (AK 2, 50o snow/ice, Knife Edge, Easy Glacier Travel, 18 days)

California

Yosemite
  • The Grack (5.6)
  • La Cosita, Left (5.7)
  • Bishops Terrace (5.8)
  • Churchbowl Terrace (5.8)
  • Ejesta (5.8)
  • La Cosita, Right (5.9)
  • Bongs Away, Center (5.10a)
  • Sherrie's Crack (5.10c)
  • Generator Crack (5.10c)
  • Lazy Bum (P1 & 2) (5.10d)
  • Five and Dime (5.10d)
  • Circuit Breaker (5.11b)
  • Snake Dike (Half Dome) (III, 5.7)
  • S-N Traverse (Matthes Crest) (III, 5.7)

Lover's Leap
  • The Groove (5.8)

Joshua Tree
  • Bat Crack (5.5)
  • The Waterchute (5.10b)

High Sierra
  • East Ridge (Mt Russell) (cl. 3)
  • North Face (Mt Ritter) (50 deg snow, c. 3) (May ascent)
  • Rock Route (Clyde Minaret) (cl. 4)
  • East Ridge (Mt Humphreys) (IV, 5.5, 50o snow) (Winter ascent)
  • Palisade Crest (III, 5.8) (DNF, need to return to finish the IV 5.8 route)
  • East Ridge (Carl Heller) (IV, 5.6, 60o snow) (Winter ascent)

Mt Shasta
  • Casaval Ridge (cl. 2, 50o snow)
  • Sargents Ridge (cl. 3-4, 50o snow)(Winter ascent)
  • Whitney Glacier Icefalls (AI1-2, Moderate Glacier Travel)(Winter ascent)
  • Hotlum Glacier w/ Left Headwall Exit  (AI2/WI3, Moderate Glacier Travel)(Late Fall, DNF)

Colorado

Cragging
  • Ouray Ice Park (WI3-4)
  • Bastille Crack (5.7+)(El Dorado Canyon)

Utah

Cragging
  • Outside Corner (5.7) (JHCOB Wall)
  • Bushwack Crack (5.8)
  • The Coffin (5.9+, 2P) 
  • Great White Icicle (WI3, 4P)

Mountaineering
  • Everest Ridge (Mt Timpanogos) (III, cl. 4, 50o snow, Heavy Cornicing)
  • S Ridge (Mt Superior) (II-III, 5.3, 50o snow)
  • N Ridge (Pfeifferhorn) (III, 5.6, 50o snow)

Wyoming

Devils Tower
  • Durrance Route (II, 5.7-5.8, 3-7P)
  • Soler (II, 5.9, 2P)

Mountaineering
  • Upper Exum Ridge (Grand Teton) (III, 5.4)