Trip report Chronology

2020 trip reports

Full chronological listing of my trip reports in 2020, starting at the most recent, along with links to individual trip reports.

TR #
Summit/Area (LINKS)
Route
State
Area
Rock Type
Partner(s)(List of Partners)
Month Year
452

COCHISE STRONGHOLD

Winter Break 2020/21
  1. WASTE LAND DOME
  2. STRONGHOLD DOME
  3. COCHISE DOME
  4. ROCKFELLOW DOME - CHAY DESA TSAY
  5. END PINNACLE, ROCKFELLOW GROUP
  6. END PINNACLE, ROCKFELLOW GROUP
  7. ROCKFELLOW DOME, ROCKFELLOW GROUP
  8. OWL ROCK
  9. OUT OF TOWNERS' DOME
  10. OUT OF TOWNERS' DOME
  11. WASTE LAND DOME
  12. WASTE LAND DOME
  13. MAYBE PINNACLE, IN THE SHADOWS AREA, ROCKFELLOW GROUP
  14. ENTRANCE DOME
  1. The Waste Land (5.8, 5p)
  2. Beeline (5.9+, 2p)
  3. What's My Line (5.6+ A0 / 5.10, 3-4p)
  4. Inner Passage (aka Interiors) (5.4)
  5. Days of Future Passed (5.10 R, 4p)
  6. Endgame (5.10-, 5p)
  7. The Long, Strange Trip (5.11, 7p)
  8. Nightstalker (5.9, 1p)
  9. Arribas Amoebas (5.10+, 4p)
  10. The Out-of-Towners (5.10+, 3p)
  11. Fire Sermon (5.10-, 4p)
  12. Teenage Wasteland (5.10, 4p)
  13. Magical Realism (5.7+, 1p), Nancy Boys (5.8+, 1p), Uncertainty Principle (5.11, 1p)
  14. Full Circle (5.10, 5p)

AZ

Cochise Stronghold
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Dec2020 / Jan2021
451

LUMPY RIDGE

Fall/Winter 2020
  1. CRESCENT WALL
  1. Milk Run (5.7 X, 2p) + Wintergreen (5.8 X, 1p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Dec2020
(no TRs)

RANDOM WEEKEND CRAGGING

Fall/Winter 2020
  1. SHELF ROAD

  2. KENNY MOUNTAIN

  1. various routes at Sand Gulch and Mural Wall (2.5 days)
  2. various routes (i day)

CO

Shelf Road, Kenny Mtn
Limestone, Granite
Nate Arganbright, Bernard Gillette, Scott Kimball
Nov-Dec2020
450
Recovery trip report for torn ACL + meniscus

CO

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Aug 2020- Aug2021
449
Goldfinger (5.11d, 3p) (+Blown Knee)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
448
Dream of Babylon Burning (5.10, 7p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
447
Warhead (5.10a, 5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
446
Age Axe (5.10b, 6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
445
D1 (5.12a, 7p, ~1200')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
444
Better Than Love (5.9, 7p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
443
Central Ramp (5.8, 6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite & Gneiss
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
442
D7 (5.11c, 5p) + Kiener's Route (3rd/4th to summit)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
441
Blitzen Ridge (5.4)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss
solo
Aug2020
440
  1. The Brown Palace (5.11a, 6p, sport)
  2. The Broadmoor (5.10b, 4p, sport)

CO

Estes Park Area
Granitic
Giles Eperon
Aug2020
438
Casual Route (5.10a, 8p, ~800') + Kiener's Route (3rd/4th to summit)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2020
437
  1. All Two Obvious (5.11d, 8p)
  2. Scimitar + Stone Monkey (5.12a, 5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
(no new TR #)
various routes (2 days)

WY

Vedauwoo
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
436
MUMMY MOUNTAIN to MT. MEEKER (~50 miles, rock up to 5.4, 3.5 days)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
435
  1. The Wasp (5.12d, 1p)
  2. Greensleeves (12b, 1p)
  3. Days of Heaven (5.10d, 200')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
434
Airhead (5.11d, 5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
433
Birds of Fire (5.11a R, 9p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
432
Yellow Wall Pitches 1-4 + Forrest Finish (5.10, 6p, ~800') + Kiener's Route (3rd/4th to summit)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2020
431
THATCHTOP - POWELL - MCHENRYS - CHIEFS HEAD - PAGODA - LONGS - STORM - HALF (~15 miles, up to 5.4, 13 hours)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist & Granite
solo
July2020
430
Sykes' Sickle (5.9+, 7p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright, Cassie Vendegna
July2020
429
Kor Route (5.9 R, 7p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Nate Arganbright
July2020
427
Casual Route (5.10a, 8p, ~800')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
June2020
425
Portal (5.9, 4p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss
Will Starks
June2020
424
Kor's Door (5.9-, 6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
June2020
423
MUMMY MOUNTAIN to POWELL PEAK (~50 miles, 3rd class, 3.5 days)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2020
422439
no TRs for most
  1. various routes at Wizard's Gate, Lower Gerat Face, Crowwsinds, & Upper Great Face (2 days + 5x0.5 days)
  2. various routes (4x0.5 days)
  3. a couple of routes at West End (0.5 day)
  4. various routes (1 day)

CO

Estes Park Area, RMNP
Gneiss & Granite
Nate Arganbright, Nate Mankovitch, Bernard Gillette, Scott Kimball
June-Aug2020
421
The Godfather (5.11b, 5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2020
420
Tourist Tragedy (5.9, 5-8p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Will Starks
June2020
419
various routes (2.5 days)

WY

Fremont Canyon
Granite
Will Starks
June2020
417418

PETIT GREPON 2-ROUTE LINK-UP

  1. PETIT GREPON

  2. PETIT GREPON

  1. Southwest Corner (5.9, 9p)
  2. South Face (5.8, 8p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Will Starks
June2020
416
D7 (5.11c, 5p, 800') + camping overnight in cirque

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2020
413
  1. Nameless Demons (5.10b, 2p, 130')
  2. Center Dihedral (5.10c/d, 2p, 150')
  3. Heavenly Daze (5.12b, 1p, 110')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
May2020
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LUMPY RIDGE

Spring-Summer 2020
  1. THE BOOKEND
  2. THE BOOKMARK
  3. THE BOOKMARK
  4. LEFT BOOK
  5. THE BOOKEND
  6. THE BOOK
  7. THE BOOK
  8. THE PEAR
  9. THE CITADEL
  1. Climb of the Ancient Mariner (5.10a, 3p)
  2. Fantasy Ridge (5.9, 4p)
  3. Sidewinder Pitches 1&2 + Joy and Tribulation Pitch 3 (5.8, 3p)
  4. White Whale (5.7, 3p)
  5. Sorcerer (5.8+, 4p)
  6. Femp w/ The Cavity start and Hemp finish (5.10b, 3p)
  7. Cragging: Endless Crack Pitch 1 (5.9, 1p), Mission Impossible Pitch 1 (10a, 1p), Mission Accomplished (11a, 1p), Fascist Drill in the West (11b, 1p), Road Kill (10b, 1p), Living Dead (11b, 2p), Dead Boy Direct (11d, 1p)
  8. Right Dihedral (5.9, 2p) & Dextrous Digits (5.9+, 1p)
  9. Heart of Norway (5.10c, 2p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright, Cassie Vendegna, Shawn May
May-June2020
403404405407408409

BLACK CANYON OF THE GUNNISON

Spring 2020
  1. GUPPY AMPHITHEATER / BUTTRESS
  2. COMIC RELIEF BUTTRESS
  3. PRACTICE WALL
  4. BLACKJACK TERRACE, SOUTH RIM
  5. ALIMONY WALL, SOUTH RIM
  6. COMIC RELIEF BUTTRESS
  1. The Odyssey (5.10+, 8p, ~1500 ft)
  2. Cloaked Interpretation (5.11-, 6-10p, ~1500 ft)
  3. Buzz Cut (5.9, 4p, ~500 ft)
  4. Blackjack (5.9+, 4-8p, ~1000 ft)
  5. Last Payment (5.11, 4p, ~400 ft)
  6. Escape Artist w/ Lightning Bolt Crack (5.10-/11c, 7-9p, ~1000 ft)

CO

Black Canyon of Gunnison
Gneiss
Nate Arganbright, Michael Cantrell
May2020
402
various routes (1 day)

WY

Vedauwoo
Granite
MC
May2020
400

INDIAN CREEK

Spring Break 2020
various routes (6 days)

UT

Indian Creek
Wingate Sandstone
Mark Thomas, Alex Haeger,Autumn Priestley, Penny
March2020
389397401406
(no TRs for some)
  1. 1st time cragging at North Table Mtn, various routes at Winterfest Wall (1 day)
  2. various routes (several days)
  3. various routes at Cactus Cliff and The Bank (2 days)
  4. 1st time cragging at Combat Rock, various routes (2 days)
  5. various routes (1 day)
  6. 1st time cragging at Palisade Mountain, various routes at Horsehead Rock and Mikey's Island (9 days)
  7. various routes at Happy Hour Crag (1 day)
  8. 1st time cragging at Frying Pan, various routes (1 day)

CO

North Table Mtn, Eldorado Canyon, Shelf Road, Estes Park area, Kenny Mtn, Boulder Canyon, Carbondale area
Basalt, Foundation Arkosic Sandstone, Limestone, Granite, Sandstone
Erika Bannon, Dave Wichman, Tom Wright, Will Starks, Natalie Huey, Joe Trabucco, Nathan Arganbright, Cassie Vendegna, Bernard Gillett, Scott Kimball, Michael Cantrell
Jan-May2020
390391393396
  1. various routes at Brown Wall (1 day)
  2. Hurt Dance (5.10a, 3p)
  3. Lost in Space (5.9, 3-4p) + cragging at base
  4. various routes at Turkey Rock South Face & Leftovers & Turkey Perch (4 days)
  5. Gonzo's Lament (5.9, 4p) + Standard Route Pitches 1-3 (5.11a, 2-3p)
  6. Bishop Offwidth (5.11a, 1-2p) & Bishop Crack (5.12b, 1p)

CO

South Platte
Granite
Nate Mankovitch, Erika Bannon, Natalie Huey, JJ Calhoun, Jon Oulton, Michael Cantrell, Will Starks, Giles Eperon, Tom Wright
Jan-Apr2020
392394395398399

LUMPY RIDGE

Winter 2020
  1. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  2. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  3. THE BOOKEND
  4. THE BOOKMARK
  5. THE BOOKMARK
  1. Sidetrack (5.9, 4-6p)
  2. Kor's Flake (5.7+, 5p)
  3. Hot Licks (5.9, 4p)
  4. Melvin's Wheel (5.8+, 3p)
  5. Backflip (5.9, 3p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Michael Cantrell, Jon Oulton, Will Starks
Feb-Mar2020
388

SEDONA

Winter Break 2019/20
  1. TRUNDLER'S BUTTRESS, EAST TWIN BUTTE
  2. MERRY GO ROUND FLYING BUTTRESS
  3. ERASERHEAD SPIRE
  4. CATHEDRAL ROCKS - MIDDLE MESA
  5. CATHEDRAL ROCKS - NORTH MESA
  6. SUPER CRACK TOWER
  1. Trundler's Club (5.11-, 4p, 350') + Pussy Mind Trick (5.12-, 3p, 350', toproped on rappel)
  2. Arch Enemy (5.11+, 6p, 500')
  3. NE Face "Blue Velvet" (5.11+, 1p, 60') + SE Face (5.10+, 1p, 60', sport)
  4. The Pirate (5.10+, 3p, 300')
  5. Rusty Cage (5.10+, 1p, 70')
  6. The Windows Route (5.10, 3p, 220')

AZ

Sedona
Sandstone
Neil Kauffman
Jan2020
387

MOAB

Winter Break 2019/20
  1. RIVER ROAD
  1. Terma (5.9, 3p) & Spear of Destiny (5.9, 1p)

UT

Moab
Wingate Sandstone
Rob Dillon
Jan2020