Sierra partners wanted - Palisades & more
Posted by axisofevil on Jun 1, 2009
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Location: California, United States
City or Place: Burbank
Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Categories: Hiking, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Social
Partner Status: Need Partners
I'm looking to finish 14'ers so like to do Polemonium, Tbolt & Starlight; and Shasta. I'd also be up for other adventures - classic alpine routes or off the beaten track. Mainly I want to meet a few new friends / partners, see some new places, and have fun. I can possibly drive from LA ( Burbank ). Please excuse my silly photo - its not really me.
To give a sense of experience, here's stuff I've done. Please let me know yours as well.
Ranier - Kautz Cleaver Mid March
Denali - West Rib & West Buttress attempt ( didnt summit )
Tetons - East Ridge 22 hrs, Teewinot
Yosemite - Middle Cathedral East Buttress ( IV 10a )
- Skull Queen on Washington Column ( V A3)
Langley ( solo bushwhack dayhike )
Whitney East Face
Muir ( dayhike )
Middle Pal 2x, 1 solo
North Pal from west, Chimney
Sill - Swiss Arete
Temple Crag - Moon Goddess
Catskills ( NY ) - all 35 peaks, many solo, many winter & bushwhack. Good for general mountain,
Trad - Gunks to 11a ( long ago )
Ice climbing - East Coast ( long ago ) various WI 3+ , Mt Washington
Rock ( Comfortable 3rd class , lead 5.9 trad ). Lived / Climbed at Gunks for 7 years.
Canyoneering - Zion
Backcountry Skiing ( skills in progress )
Avalanche Class ( Washington State, 90's )
Have informally 'led' trips in the Sierra with my gang of less-experienced friends
"The blind climber talks about gear because he can't see the mountains."
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