Ryan Strickland

Adventure, Climbing, Photography, and Science

Climbing Resume

A summary of my climbing achievements, ability, and a list of bigger routes that I have led or co-led. Updated April 2018.

Technical Ability

  • Onsight Trad Leads: 5.9-5.10+
  • Best Redpoint: 5.11a
  • Aid: C/A4 (granite), C3 (sandstone)

Grade III

  • Inti Watana 5.10, Aeolian Wall, Mt. Wilson. Red Rock, Nevada. (11/2017)
  • Mithril Dihedral 5.9+, Mt. Russell. Sierra Nevada, California. (7/2017)
  • East Buttress 5.7, Mt. Whitney. Sierra Nevada, California. (7/2017)
  • Red Dihedral (Yggdrasil) 5.10, Incredible Hulk. Sierra Nevada, California. (7/2016)
  • North Ridge 5.6, Lone Pine Peak. Sierra Nevada, California (6/2016)
  • Full Matthes Crest Traverse 5.8, Tuolumne. Sierra Nevada, California (7/2013)
  • South Face 5.8, Charlotte Dome. Sierra Nevada, California. (6/2012)

Grade IV/V

  • Touchstone Wall C2+ 5.10, Cerberus Gendarme. Zion National Park, Utah. (11/2014)
  • Spaceshot C2 5.7 (solo), Leaning Wall. Zion National Park, Utah (3/2014)
  • Moonlight Buttress C1 5.8. Zion National Park, Utah (4/2013)
  • West Face C2 5.7, Leaning Tower. Yosemite National Park, California (5/2012)

Grade VI

  • Muir Wall C4 5.8, El Capitan. Yosemite National Park, California (6/2015)
  • Zodiac C3 5.7, El Capitan. Yosemite National Park, California (6/2014)

Other Achievements

  • Link-up of Open Book 5.9, Whodunit 5.9, Serpentine 5.9, and Flower of High Rank 5.9 at Tahquitz and Suicide. (6/2017)
  • Led 27 pitches in a day in Joshua Tree from 5.8-5.10b; all were onsight. (12/2013)
  • Link-up of Full Matthes Crest Traverse and SE Buttress of Cathedral Peak. (8/2013)
  • First ascents on formations around Tahquitz, up to 5.10.

Locations

  • California
    • Tahquitz and Suicide
    • Joshua Tree National Park
    • Yosemite Valley and Tuolumne Meadows
    • High Sierra
    • Owens River Gorge
  • Nevada
    • Red Rock Canyon
  • Utah
    • Zion National Park
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Stronghold
  • Arkansas
    • Sam’s Throne
    • Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

 

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