Craig's Favorites

Favorite Offwidths

Vedauwoo, Wyoming
Lucille, 13a (?), second ascent, onsight, Vedauwoo, WY
Squat, 12b, second ascent, Vedauwoo, WY

Chamonix, France
Thai Boxing, 12c, FA with Stevie Haston

Long Canyon, Utah
Ralph, 12b, FA with Kennan Harvey and Dave Anderson
The Mayor, 12a, FA with Topher Donahue
Done Lubin', 11, FA with Jimmie Dunn
Sidewinder, 11, FA with Thor Keiser
Dragon's Lair, 11, FA with Greg Murphy
Slither & Scream, 11, FA with Sari Schmetterer

Indian Creek, Utah
Dentist's Chair, 11d, FA
Tooth Fairy, 10+, FA with Kevin Chase

River Road, UT
Sorcerer's Crossing, 12a, FA first ascent, with Jeff Achey

Potash Road, Utah
Offwidths Are Beautiful, 10, FA, with George Hurley, Earl Wiggens, Katy Cassidy and Sari Schmetterer

Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah
Trench Warfare, 12d, second ascent

Greyrock, Colorado
Go Spuds Go, 12a, FA

Escalante Canyon
Texas Finger Crack, 11, FA, led by Chuck Grossman
Death Do Us Part, 11, FA led by Chuck Grossman

New River Gorge, West Virginia
Meadowmorphisis, 12a, FA
Bubonic Plague, 12a, FA

Favorite Long Free Climbs and Wall Routes

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
The Diamond
D7, first one-day winter ascent with Topher Donahue
Pervertical Sanctuary, IV 10+, with Silvia Luebben, and others
Curving Vine, IV 11, with Jim Brink
D7, IV, 11d, with Cameron Cross
D Minor 7, IV 11, with Rolando Garibotti
Black Dagger, V 11a, with Silvia Luebben
Yellow Wall, IV 11a, with Chuck Grossman
Casual Route, IV 10a, with Steph Davis, and others
Obelisk, IV, 11c, with Mia Axon


also fond of:
Mount Meeker
Longs Peak
Hallets Peak
Black Lake Ice
Petit Grepon
The Sabre

Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado
Air Voyage, V 12a, with Cameron Cross and Silvia Luebben
Paint it Black to Hallucinogen Wall, VI A3+, with Kennan Harvey and Steph Davis
Astrodog, V 11+, with Jeff Achey
Scenic Cruise, V 10+, with Silvia Luebben and various others
Goss-Logan, V 11-, with Lizz Grenard
Escape Artist, III 11, and Journey Home, IV 10, same day, with Topher Donahue

Mount Evans

Road Warrior IV 5.10+ offwidth, with Silvia Luebben
Good Evans, IV 5.11a, with Silvia Luebben

Yosemite Valley
El Capitan
The Shield VI 10 A3, with Silvia Luebben
Excalibur VI 11 A4-, with Chris McNamara
Salathe Wall, VI 10 A2+, with Paul Midkiff
The Nose, VI 10 A2, led all, with Lizz Grenard
The Nose, VI 10 A2, one day, with Derek Hersey
West Face, VI 11 A0, with Robert Warren
Zodiac, VI A3, with Silvia Luebben
Half Dome
Regular Northwest Face, VI 10 A1, 6 hours, with Jose Pereyda
Leaning Tower
West Face V 7 A2, with Silvia Luebben
Washington Column
Astroman, V 11, with Cameron Cross
Yosemite Falls
Lost Arrow Chimney, V 10 A0, with Lizz Grenard
Middle Cathedral Rock
Direct North Buttress, V 10, with Bill Feiges
Kor-Beck, V 9, with Laurelyn Parcell
Stoner's Highway, V 5.10, with Brian Parsons
East Buttress, IV 9 A1, with Bill McCullough
Regular North Face, V 11, with Mark Beardsley
The Sentinal
Steck-Salathe, V 9, with Paul Midkiff

Favorite Cragging Areas

Colorado: Eldorado Canyon, Cynical Pinnacle, Turkey Rock, Boulder Canyon, Lumpy Ridge, Horsetooth Reservoir, Buttonrock Reservoir, Flatirons, Mickey Mouse Wall, Clear Creek Canyon, Poudre Canyon, Combat Rock, Lady Moon, Creedmore Crags, Escalante Canyon, Unaweep Canyon
Utah: Little Cottonwood Canyon, Long Canyon, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Tombstone Wall, Indian Creek, Moki Canyon, Zion Canyon
Wyoming: Vedauwoo, Fremont Canyon, Devil's Tower, Big Horns, Ten Sleep Canyon, Tetons, Wind Rivers.
California: Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Lover's Leap, Tahquitz, Suicide
Nevada: Red Rocks, Mount Charleston
Oregon: Smith Rock
Idaho: Sawtooths, City of Rocks
Texas: Hueco Tanks
Arizona: Paradise Forks
Wisconsin: Devil's Lake
Maine: Acadia National Park, Mount Katahdin
New York: The Gunks, Adirondacks, West Point
Kentucky: Red River Gorge
Tennessee: Buzzard Point, Laurel Creek Falls, Tennessee Wall, Obed River
West Virginia: New River Gorge, Seneca Rocks
Puerto Rico: Ciales, Bayamon, Cayey, Mona Island
Cuba: Vinales, Juruco
Canada: Lake Louise, Alberta
Mexico: El Potrero Chico
France; Calanques, Verdon Gorge, Chamonix and Fountainbleu
Italy: Pilier Lomasti, Finale, Corno Stella, Sardinia
China: White River, Yangshuo