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Male, 55 years old

San Diego, California, Obamerica

Power = 31 (Vote Weight = 59.65%)

Occupation: Tech entrepreneur (AKA bum)

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Personal records:

Lowest altitude attained: -1,401' (-427 m) Dead Sea, Israel

Highest altitude attained 23,405' (7134m) Pik Lenin, Kyrgyzstan

Highest sleeping altitude 20,172' (6150m) Pik Lenin Camp 3 (don't ever want to sleep higher)

Lowest elevation with altitude sickness: Mont Blanc, France

Longest day on a mountain: 20 hours, Bear Creek Spire, Sierra Nevada, CA

Hardest rock lead (trad): 5.10b

Hardest rock lead (sport): 5.10a

Hardest crack solo 5.10a

Hardest crack down climb solo 5.9

Hardest face solo 5.11a

Longest fall on rock: 20 ft, Fingertip Traverse (5.3), Tahquitz Rock, CA (yes, I fell on a 5.3)

Longest bouldering fall: 18 ft, Santee Boulders, CA

Longest fall on snow/ice: 250 feet or so, Dana Couloir, Mount Dana, CA (skiing)

Coldest swim (unplanned): Lake Mary, Mammoth Lakes, CA - fell through the ice while crossing the lake on skis

Hardest ice lead: WI3 (well maybe 2.5)

The most consecutive nights spent in a tent: 23

Highest elevation with skis: Mount Shasta (14K)

Running total of unplanned bivouacs: 2

Completed peak lists: CA 14ers

Next major climb (if any): Khan Tengri (7010m), Tien Shan

Other peaks wish list: -Mount Elbrus (note to self: bring skis)
-Grand Teton (Exum route)
-Mt Baker ski
Closer to home:
- Whitney East Face
- Swiss Arete (Sill)
- Banner East Arete
- Humphreys East Arete (incomplete)

Longest time without any income: 10 months

Also member of the California Mountaineering Club

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My Mountains & Rocks (5)
Bumpari Flagged as needing updates (Mountains in Tibet)
Gyaphelri (Mountains in Tibet)
Dirtyface Peak (Washington 2000-ft Prominence Peaks)
Half Mountain (Rocky Mountain National Park)
My Routes (3)
Gyapheri Trail (Gyaphelri)
West Face (Half Mountain)
My Trip Reports (1)
Alone on Whitney (Mount Whitney)

Climber's Logs I've Signed (165)
Areas & Ranges (3)
Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Parks)
Cirque of the Towers (Wind River Range)
Mountains & Rocks (128)
Mount Abbot (John Muir Wilderness)
Ski Mountaineers Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Cloudripper (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Johnson (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Gilbert (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
"Duck Lake Peak" (John Muir Wilderness)
"Pyramid Peak" (Mammoth Lakes) (Mammoth Lakes Basin)
Kearsarge Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Wallace (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Stanford (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Mount Corcoran (John Muir Wilderness)
"False White Mountain" (Yosemite National Park)
Little Charlton Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Mont Blanc (Mont Blanc GROUP)
Mount Starr (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Holly (Tushar Mountains)
Elephants Back (Mokelumne Wilderness)
Waterhouse Peak (Lake Tahoe Basin)
Matthes Crest (Yosemite National Park)
Tenaya Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Mount Conness (Yosemite National Park)
Angels Landing (Zion National Park)
North Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Tioga Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Tuolumne Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Pik Lenin (Pamir (Памир))
White Mountain Peak (California County Highpoints)
Mount Morgan (S) (John Muir Wilderness)
Alta Peak (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Pine Mountain (San Gabriel Mountains)
Middle Palisade (California 14ers)
Mount Winchell (Palisades)
Mount Rainier (Cascade Volcanoes)
Starlight Peak (California 14ers)
Bear Creek Spire (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Williamson (California 14ers)
Temple Crag (John Muir Wilderness)
Pico de Orizaba (Mexican Volcanoes)
La Malinche (Mexican Volcanoes)
Intersection Rock (Joshua Tree National Park)
Cyclops Rock (Joshua Tree National Park)
Mount LeConte (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
North Palisade (California County Highpoints)
Polemonium Peak (California 14ers)
Mount Russell (California 14ers)
Independence Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Thunderbolt Peak (California 14ers)
Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock) (Peninsular Ranges)
Mount Sill (California 14ers)
Mount Muir (California 14ers)
Mount Tyndall (California 14ers)
Mount Irvine (John Muir Wilderness)
Charlton Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Shields Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Anderson Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Mount Bolton Brown (Palisades)
Birch Mountain (John Muir Wilderness)
Dragon Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Tocllaraju (Cordillera Blanca)
Mount Mallory (John Muir Wilderness)
San Bernardino Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Galena Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Wright Mountain (San Gabriel Mountains)
West Baldy (San Gabriel Mountains)
Baden-Powell (San Gabriel Mountains)
Mount Gould (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Mount Dana (Yosemite National Park)
Mount Lamarck (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Mount Goode (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Muriel Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Emerson (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Evans (Colorado 14ers)
Grays Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Torreys Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Jean Peak (Peninsular Ranges)
Mount Mary Austin (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Langley (California 14ers)
Mount Agassiz (Palisades)
Matterhorn Peak (SPS Emblem Peaks)
Mount Tom (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Dade (John Muir Wilderness)
Cuyamaca Peak (Peninsular Ranges)
Stonewall Peak (Peninsular Ranges)
Woodson Mountain (Peninsular Ranges)
Cayambe (Cordillera Oriental (Ecuador))
Pasochoa (Cordillera Oriental (Ecuador))
Cotopaxi (Cordillera Oriental (Ecuador))
Illiniza Norte (Iliniza Norte) (Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador))
Guagua/Rucu Pichincha (Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador))
San Gorgonio (California County Highpoints)
San Jacinto Peak (California County Highpoints)
Lone Pine Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Tahquitz Peak (Peninsular Ranges)
Bumpari (Mountains in Tibet)
Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy) (California County Highpoints)
Gyaphelri (Mountains in Tibet)
Koip Peak (Ansel Adams Wilderness)
La Plata Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Whitney (California County Highpoints)
Cathedral Rock (Red Rocks-Sedona Area)
Humphreys Peak (U.S. State Highpoints)
Longs Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Sherman (Colorado 14ers)
Otis Peak (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Hallett Peak (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Flattop Mountain (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Black Hawk Mountain (Sonora Pass Area)
Mount Hood (Cascade Volcanoes)
Mount Adams (Cascade Volcanoes)
Mount Lady Washington (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Mount Monroe (Presidential Range)
Miriam Peak (Wind River Range)
Dirtyface Peak (Washington 2000-ft Prominence Peaks)
Mount Shasta (California County Highpoints)
Quandary Peak (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Sniktau (Front Range)
Mount Oxford (Colorado 14ers)
Half Mountain (Rocky Mountain National Park)
Black Elk Peak / Harney Peak (U.S. State Highpoints)
Mount Lafayette (Twin & Franconia Ranges)
Mount Washington (Presidential Range)
Lassen Peak (California County Highpoints)
Mount Belford (Colorado 14ers)
Routes (32)
North Arête (Crystal Crag)
Shark's Fin (The Alabama Hills)
Traitor Horn (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
Golden Poodle (Holcomb Valley Pinnacles)
Coyotes At Sunset (Holcomb Valley Pinnacles)
Left ski track (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
The Northeast Face, II, 5.6 (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
The Uneventful (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
Susie's Wild Ride, 5.9 (Mission Gorge, San Diego's Local Crag)
Avalanche Gulch (Mount Shasta)
Serpentine (Suicide Rock)
South Arete (El Cajon Mountain)
Mountaineer's (Mount Whitney)
North Ridge (Lone Pine Peak)
El Whampo (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
Coffin Nail (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
Fingertrip (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
SE Buttress (Cathedral Peak)
The Ramp 5.7 (Mission Gorge, San Diego's Local Crag)
The "Y" Crack (Dixon Lake)
Casaval Ridge (Mount Shasta)
Angel's Fright (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
The Trough (Big Rock - Lake Perris)
Baldy Bowl (Mount San Antonio (Mount Baldy))
Cranny (Joshua Tree National Park)
Walkway (Joshua Tree National Park)
El Cajon Mountain Cragging (El Cajon Mountain)
The Trough (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
Dana Couloir (Mount Dana)
Canyons (1)
Grand Canyon National Park (U.S. National Parks)
Logistical Centers (1)
Yosemite Valley - Logistical Center (Yosemite National Park)

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