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Possible 5.14c FA By Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson[1.  Not to be confused with his brother Mike who just recently repeated Mission Impossible], writing on his blog about the FA of a potential 5.14c in Colorado’s Clear Creek Canyon called Siberian Express:

I’m calling the route Siberian Express.  Based on my maintenance training I can confidently say that I was in top shape when I did it.  The weather likely extended the outcome somewhat, but considering my fitness and the twelve days required, I suspect it’s the hardest route I’ve climbed and warrants a 5.14c rating.  More importantly, it’s a great route.

Mark also did the FA of Double Stout at Clear Creek back in January at a proposed grade of 5.14a.

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3rd Ascent Of Mission Impossible By Mark Anderson

Rock & Ice has the story on Mark Anderson’s 3rd ascent of Daniel Woods’ Mission Impossible (5.14c-ish) at Clear Creek Canyon, CO:

A self-proclaimed “weekend warrior,” the 36-year-old Anderson supervises a team of computer engineers and fathers two kids with his wife Kate while not pulling down at the crag.

“I love climbing, but I also love other things life has to offer,” he says. “Living in Colorado, where there is so much convenient access to rock makes it possible to balance my climbing passion with a fulfilling family life and career.”

Awesome.

UpdateNice post from Mark himself  on his blog

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5.14c Repeats By Spannuth & Zachariash

A pair of climbers continue their rapid rise up the grading scale

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Mark Anderson Adds First 5.14 To Shelf Road

Mark Anderson recently added the first 5.14 to Colorado’s Shelf Road when he did the first ascent of Apogee Pending.  Check out this interview Anderson did with Splitter Choss to learn more about how Anderson juggles work and a family while still finding time to put up new routes.

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News & Notes – 3/16/2010

News & Notes – 3/16/2010

News & Notes from Alex Honnold, Natasha Barnes, GP Salvo, Dean Potter, Yvon Chouinard and more…

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News & Notes – 3/26/2007

Here are a few news & notes from the past week: As I mentioned earlier, Paul Robinson had a pretty good day at the Buttermilks when he sent 2 v14’s in one day. Dave Graham redpointed Ali Baba (.14c) and now has his eyes set on the .14d linkup of Ali Baba and Hulk. Mike […]

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