Trip report Chronology

2021 trip reports

Full chronological listing of my trip reports in 2021, 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
508

PARADOX VALLEY AREA

Thanksgiving 2021
  1. ATOMIC ENERGY CRAG
  2. CARPENTER RIDGE: PARADISE WALL
  3. PSYCHO TOWER
  1. Cragging: 9 routes (5..7-5.11, 9p)
  2. Cragging: 4 routes (5.10+-5.11, 4p)
  3. Regular Route aka Psycho-Path (3p, 5.9) + Nameless Face start (1p, 5.11)

CO

Paradox Valley
Sandstone
Nate Arganbright
Nov2021
506
(no TRs for most)
  1. various routes on Redgarden and The Bastille (2 days)
  2. various routes (2 days)
  3. SECOND FLATIRON (Freeway, 4th, 800') + FIRST FLATIRON: (Baker's Way to Direct East Face, 5.6, 800')
  4. various routes (2.5 days)
  5. various routes at Horsehead Rock (0.5 day)
  6. various routes (2.5 days)

CO

Eldorado Canyon, Estes Park area, Golden area, Flatirons, South Platte, Shelf Road
Foundation Arkosic Sandstone, Gneiss, Granite, Conglomerate sandstone, limestone
Will Starks, Nate Arganbright
Oct-Dec2021
505507
(no TRs for some)

LUMPY RIDGE

Fall 2021
  1. THUNDER BUTTRESS
  2. THE BOOK
  3. THE BOOK
  4. THE BOOK
  1. Cragging Single pitch FA on right side, Twenty-Two Ticks Pitch 1 (5.6 R-5.9, 2p)
  2. Osiris (5.7, 5p)
  3. Pear Buttress (5.8+, 4p)
  4. Cragging: Loose Ends Pitch 1 (5.9, 1p), Thinstone (5.9, 1p), George's Tree Pitch 1 (5.9, 1p), The 44 (5.8, 2p), Fat City Pitch 1 (5.8, 1p), Howling at the Wind Pitch 1 (5.9, 1p), Stretch Marks (5.11a, 1p), Pear Buttress Pitch 1 (5.8, 1p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright, Scott Kimball
Oct-Dec2021
504
?-week recovery from COVID-19

CO

-
-
-
Sept-Oct 2021
490491492494496497503
(no TRs for some)

LUMPY RIDGE

Summer 2021
  1. GOLLUM'S ARCH ROCK
  2. TWIN OWLS
  3. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  4. LITTLE TWIN OWLS
  5. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  6. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  7. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  8. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  9. SUNDANCE BUTTRESS
  10. BOOKMARK PINNACLE
  1. Cragging: Gollum's Arch, Frigidaire, Facial Hair (5.7-5.11a, 3p)
  2. Cragging: East Ridge Pitch 1 (5.8, 1p)
  3. Guillotine (5.10c, 5p)
  4. Cragging: Undercling Right, Knee Catcher, Little Twin Owl Crack (5.6-5.11a, 3p)
  5. Progression (5.10c, 5p)
  6. Grapevine (5.8+, 5p)
  7. Slim Pickens (5.10a, 6p)
  8. Bushes (5.8, 4p)
  9. Guillotine (5.10c, 5p)
  10. East Side (5.8+, 2p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July-Sept2021
502
various routes (2 days)

SD

Black Hills, Custer SP
Granite & Pegmatite
Nate Arganbright
Sept2021
501
Casual Route (5.10a, 8p, ~800') + Kiener's Route (3rd/4th to summit)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
Sept2021
500
Solo Flight (4th, ~21 miles, 6,500 ft gain/loss)

CO

Indian Peaks
Granite
solo
Sept2021
499
~11 miles, 1 night

CO

Flat Tops
Basalt
Nate Arganbright
Sept2021
450
Recovery trip report for torn ACL + meniscus

CO

-
-
-
Aug 2020- Aug2021
498
Spear Me the Details (5.11d, 9p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Beckwith
Aug2021
495
D7 Pitches 1&2 + Black Dagger (5.11a, 5p, ~800')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Beckwith
Aug2021
(no TR)

TWIN SISTERS PEAK

trail (7.5 miles round trip, 2400 ft gain)

CO

Estes Park area
Gneiss
solo
Aug2021
493
Left Side (5.8+, 5p) + scramble to top of Mt. Evans (3rd)

CO

Mt. Evans
Granite
Will Starks
Aug2021
489

DEEP LAKE

  1. HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN
  2. HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN
  1. Railroad Tracks (5.8, ~6p)
  2. Grassy Crack (5.7 ,~6p)

WY

Wind Rivers
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2021
488
various routes at Hound Dog Crag (1 day)

WY

Ten Sleep
Limestone & Dolomite
Nate Arganbright
Aug2021
487
various routes (3 days)

WY

Devil's Tower
Phonolite porphyry
Nate Arganbright
Aug2021
486
various routes (1.5 days, 9 summits)

SD

Black Hills, Custer SP
Granite & Pegmatite
Nate Arganbright
July/Aug2021
485
Yellow Wall Pitches 1-4 + Forrest Finish (5.10, 6p, ~800')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Mike Lawson
July2021
484
Ariana (5.12a, 6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Lynn Anderson
July2021
483
South Ridge (5.4)

CO

RMNP
Granite & Gneiss
solo
July2021
(no new TR #)
various routes (2.5 days)

WY

Vedauwoo
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2021
482
Pervertical Sanctuary (5.10d, 6p, ~800')

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
July2021
481
Jackson-Johnson (5.9, 9p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Sam Gerber
July2021
480
  1. Artemis (5.9+, 4p)
  2. Raindance (5.9, 6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2021
479
The Electrode, Static Peak, Mount Richthofen (~20 miles, 1.5 days, 3 summits, up to 3rd class)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2021
(no new TR #)
Astropocket (5.12, 5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Rob Scrivner
July2021
478
Space Walk (5.11a, 4-5p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
July2021
477
"Hackmandy" (5.10+, 5p, second ascent)

CO

RMNP
Granitic Gneiss
Nate Arganbright
July2021
476
Full Metal Jacket (5.10c, 3p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Will Starks
July2021
475
Rainbow Highway (5.10+, 7p, ~800')

CO

Mt. Evans
Granite
Lynn Anderson
July2021
(no TRs for most)
  1. various routes at Lower Great Face & Upper Great Face & The Enclosures (2 days)
  2. Country Club Crack (2p, 5.11c) & Athlete's Feat (4p, 5.11a) at Castle Rock; various routes at Tonnere Tower, Animal World, Cob Rock, Avalon, The Riviera, and Bell Buttress (7.5 days)
  3. Naked Edge (5.11b, 6p); various routes on West Ridge/Rincon, Redgarden, and Bastille (3 days)
  4. a couple of single-pitch routes (x0.5 day)
  5. one route at December Wall (0.25 day)

CO

Estes Park area,Boulder Canyon, Eldorado Canyon, RMNP
Gneiss, Granite, Foundation Arkosic Sandstone
Scott Kimball, Kishen Mangat, Mike Lawson, Nate Arganbright, Bernard Gillett, Paul Bodnar, George Bracksieck, Peter Gonda, Kristen Dillon, Patrik Larsson, Zach Durbin
June-Sept2021
(no new TR #)
various routes (0.5 + 1 day)

WY

Vedauwoo
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June-July2021
(no new TR #)
various routes (3.5 days + 1.5 days)

WY

Fremont Canyon
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June-July2021
474
Good Evans (5.10d, 5p, ~400')

CO

Mt. Evans
Granite
Lynn Anderson
June2021
473
Ripsaw (5.7-5.9, 4-8p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2021
472
Southeast Corner (5.10, 7p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Giles Eperon
June2021
471
Cary Granite (5.11c, 5p, ~400')

CO

Mt. Evans
Granite
Michael Underwood
June2021
470ab
Kimball Route aka "Arganimball" (5.10-, 3p) & "Arganegg" FA (5.10-, 3p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2021
469
"Alien Rollout" (5.9, 6p, first ascent)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2021
468
Camel Toe (5.9+, 5-6p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Scott Kimball
June2021
467
Kor Route (5.9-, 8p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Michael Underwood
June2021
466
Friar's Frontress Pitch 1 (5.9) + Nun's Buttress (5.8, 3p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
June2021
465
South Ridge (sort of) (5.9, 5-8p)

CO

RMNP
Gneiss & Biotite Schist
Nate Arganbright
June2021
(no new TR #)
various routes (2.5 days)

WY

Fremont Canyon
Granite
Nate Arganbright
May2021
454459460464
(no TRs for most)
  1. various routes at Skull Rock, Subskull, Jewel of the Nile Wall, Saddle Tower, 420 Wall, Jungle Wall, World's End (18.5 days)
  2. The Devil's Backbone (5.11c, 3p, sport) & various other routes (3 days)
  3. various routes (0.5 day)
  4. various routes (1.5 days)
  5. various routes (1.5 days)
  6. various routes (1 day)
  7. various routes (1 day)
  8. various routes (1 day)
  9. various routes at Plotinus Wall and The Bihedral and Wall of Winter Warmth (3 days)
  10. various routes (0.5 day)
  11. various routes at Observatory Rock (0.5 day)
  12. various routes at Lower Great Face & Woodstone & Half and Half & Wizard's Gate & The Enclosures & first 8 pitches of Golden Staircase (4.5 days)

CO

Estes Park area, Eldorado Canyon, North Table Mtn, Boulder Canyon
Granite, Granitic,Foundation Arkosic Sandstone, Basalt, Gneiss
Nate Arganbright, Scott Kimball, Bernard Gilette, Giles Eperon, Shawn May, Michael Underwood, Will Starks
Jan-June2021
456abc, 458ab461ab
(no TRs for some)

LUMPY RIDGE

Winter/Spring 2021
  1. TWIN OWLS
  2. CHECKERBOARD ROCK
  3. BATMAN PINNACLE
  4. BATMAN ROCK
  5. SUNSHINE BUTTRESS
  6. OBSERVATORY DOME
  7. THE BOOKEND
  8. THE BOOKEND
  1. Cragging: Yosemite Crack, Cackle Crack, Rooster Tail, Hagakure (5.8-5.12b, 4p)
  2. Crystal Catch (5.9 2p)
  3. Batman Pinnacle (5.6, 2-4p)
  4. Hand Jive (5.9, 2p)
  5. Brown Haired Lady (5.7, 3p)
  6. The Telescope Gate (5.8, 2p)
  7. Orange Julius (5.9, 6p)
  8. Handbook (5.9, 3p)

CO

RMNP
Granite
Nate Arganbright
Jan/Apr/May2021
457
East Flank (snowshoe)

CO

RMNP
-
solo
Mar2021
453455
  1. Buckshot (5.10b, 2p) , Fallen Angel Pitch 1 (5.10a, 1p) , Deception Past (5.10b, 1p)
  2. Queer Bait (5.11a, 3p)

CO

South Platte
Granite
Will Starks, Nate Arganbright
Jan2021
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