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Bill562


Male, 51 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)

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

Hardest rock lead (trad): 5.8

Hardest rock lead (sport): 5.9

Hardest crack solo 5.9

Hardest face solo 5.10a

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

Hardest ice lead: WI3 (well maybe 2.5)

The most consecutive nights spent in a tent: 23

Highest elevation with skis: 12,500' (need to work on this one)

Completed peak lists: None, but have one CA 14er left

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:
- Shasta ski
- Whitney East Face
- Swiss Arete (Sill)
- Banner East Arete -

Longest time without any income: 10 months

Also member of the California Mountaineering Club




Blog: Blogspot



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My Mountains & Rocks (5)
Bumpari (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 (139)
Areas & Ranges (3)
Joshua Tree National Park (U.S. National Parks)
Cirque of the Towers (Wind River Range)
Mountains & Rocks (117)
Jepson Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Tioga Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Tuolumne Peak (Yosemite National Park)
Pik Lenin (Pamir (Памир))
Puppy Dome (Yosemite National Park)
White Mountain Peak (California County Highpoints)
Mount Morgan (S) (John Muir Wilderness)
University Peak (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)
Charlton Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Mount Carillon (Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP)
Moosedog Tower (Joshua Tree National Park)
Shields Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
San Bernardino East Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Anderson Peak (San Bernardino Mountains)
Mount Morrison/The Great White Fang (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Bolton Brown (Palisades)
Birch Mountain (John Muir Wilderness)
Dragon Peak (John Muir Wilderness)
Kearsarge 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 Spalding (Front Range (CO))
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 Irvine (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Tom (John Muir Wilderness)
Mount Dade (John Muir Wilderness)
El Cajon Mountain (Peninsular Ranges)
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)
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)
San Jacinto Peak (California County Highpoints)
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 Bierstadt (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Sniktau (Front Range (CO))
Mount Oxford (Colorado 14ers)
Mount Tallac (Lake Tahoe Basin)
Half Mountain (Rocky Mountain National Park)
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 (17)
SE Buttress (Cathedral Peak)
The Uneventful (Tahquitz Rock (Lily Rock))
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))
Puppy Dog (Big Rock - Lake Perris)
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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