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Grade Route Gear style Crag Quality Climber Date
Mon 18th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout The Shield
5.12c Staycation Sport 27m, 12 Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 18th Jun 2018
5.11b No Love Sport 26m, 11 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Mon 18th Jun 2018
Thu 14th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Cougar Canyon Made in the Shade
5.11a Kokopelli

Extremely fun, a good route!

Sport 12m Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Thu 14th Jun 2018
Thu 14th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Cougar Canyon Crowbar
5.11a Surface Tension.

Super good route!!!! One of the best 11a’s for sure. The hanging slab was lush

Sport 22m Canmore Mega Classic James Blackhall
Thu 14th Jun 2018
Thu 14th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Cougar Canyon Chameleon.
5.11a A Cold Shoulder

11a rest day! Cool pinches and sidepulls

Sport 9m, 5 Canmore Good James Blackhall
Thu 14th Jun 2018
Tue 12th Jun 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Rainbow Wall
5.11a Delicate Sound of Thunder

Warm up, but kept going for the extension.

Sport 18m, 8 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Tue 12th Jun 2018
5.11d Power Of Dreams

Bolting more to The right and went for the redpoint! Very technical and complex crux on the big bulge. Ticked the holds and have a good clue what to do. Solid 11d was my sequence

Sport 38m, 17 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Tue 12th Jun 2018
Sun 10th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.10b Funky Bunch Sport 13m, 7 Canmore James Blackhall
Sun 10th Jun 2018
5.11b The Midget Sport 12m, 4 Canmore Good James Blackhall
Sun 10th Jun 2018
5.12b Bug's Life

Climbing - “the thirst ya can’t quench”!

Sport 25m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Sun 10th Jun 2018
Sun 10th Jun 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.11a Venturi

Lots of slab climbing with a definite balancey crux in the crack! Hard 11-

Sport 30m Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Sun 10th Jun 2018
Fri 8th Jun 2018 - Banff
Ravens Crag Main Arena (Steep Wall)
5.13a Fun Club

Excellent climbing on cool rock. Has cleaned up abit through the winter ! Did all the moves today and draws are on. Excited on this one. Psyched

Sport 30m Banff Classic James Blackhall
Fri 8th Jun 2018
5.11d Telltale Heart P1

Last time I am climbing this for the season. 15th time warm up?

Sport 12m, 4 Banff Very Good James Blackhall
Fri 8th Jun 2018
Mon 4th Jun 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Mind Games Wall
5.11c Edge Grinder

Powerful and pumpy. Best of the 5.11’s at BF

Sport 20m Banff Classic James Blackhall
Mon 4th Jun 2018
5.11b Frappuccino

Warm up. Technical and balancey

Sport 18m, 7 Banff Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 4th Jun 2018
Mon 4th Jun 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Punk Wall
5.12b Carnal Prayer Mat

This route is in a league of its on. I’ll never forget SCREAMING, not knowing what to do on the cool Run out/Crux my first go and whipping. Then second go absolutely ripping my finger, whipping on the wrong holds. Cool scar to remember this route. There will only be one Carnal Prayer Mat. 4th go!

Sport 30m, 12 Banff Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 4th Jun 2018
Sun 3rd Jun 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Punk Wall
5.12b Carnal Prayer Mat

3goes in total! Fell mid crux up high. Dialed the body positions and feels way easier using the correct holds haha. Lots and lots of options for all sections

Sport 30m, 12 Banff Mega Classic James Blackhall
Sun 3rd Jun 2018
Sun 3rd Jun 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Rainbow Wall
5.11d Power Of Dreams (The Power Of Dreams)

I actually onsighted/flashed all the way through the crux to the 3rd last bolt and ripped a big pinch off and took a pearler. 11C I think it is but needs another session to clean

Sport 38m, 17 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Sun 3rd Jun 2018
5.11a Delicate Sound of Thunder Sport 18m, 8 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Sun 3rd Jun 2018
Mon 28th May 2018 - Banff
Ravens Crag Solid Wall
5.12d Overlooking Paradise

12 goes in total to send the last 5.12 at Ravens. Very powerful boltering with a few cheeky rests to work out. An awesome little climb and well worth more POSITIVE attention of traffic.

- with Nico
Sport 13m, 7 Banff Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 28th May 2018
Sun 27th May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Punk Wall
5.12b Carnal Prayer Mat

Draws up. Only tried it once and had to go. That run out was insane. I’d say this is the best 12b in the valley that I’ve tried and I’ve been on a few!

Sport 30m, 12 Banff Mega Classic James Blackhall
Sun 27th May 2018
Sun 27th May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Mind Games Wall
5.11b Tree Enema

Cool warm up

Sport Banff Very Good James Blackhall
Sun 27th May 2018
Sun 27th May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Rainbow Wall
5.11a Delicate Sound of Thunder

Warm up. Tried a few bolts above of the next pitch....wow!!!!!!

Sport 18m, 8 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Sun 27th May 2018
Wed 23rd May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Punk Wall
5.13b Free Hookup

All the moves. A v7 into great corner climbing

Sport Banff Very Good James Blackhall
Wed 23rd May 2018
Wed 23rd May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Rainbow Wall
5.11a Delicate Sound of Thunder

Warm up

Sport 18m, 8 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Wed 23rd May 2018
Tue 22nd May 2018 - Banff
Black Feather Canyon Rainbow Wall
5.12c Minniewanker

So many broken. Holds.

The telltale sign was when there was a large tick mark on the upper crux, and the hold was completely gone

Sport 26m, 8 Banff Good James Blackhall
Tue 22nd May 2018
5.11a Delicate Sound of Thunder

I swore in -20C ripping skin off my knuckles tightening bolts; I lost a battery in the creek; post holed through metres of snow in January, and we froze a ton on the wall....but it was all worth it 100% to bring this first pitch to life. One of my better creations and just a ton of fun. Enjoy friends!!

- with nico
Sport 18m, 8 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Tue 22nd May 2018
Mon 21st May 2018 - Lake Louise
Outhouse Area
5.11a Wicked Gravity

Warm up. 4th time onsighting it hahaha

Sport 22m, 8 Lake Louise Classic James Blackhall
Mon 21st May 2018
Mon 21st May 2018 - Lake Louise
Air Voyage Wall
5.13a Jason Lives

All the moves done. Very syked on this one. I do the static beta for the finish

Sport 16m, 7 Lake Louise Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 21st May 2018
Sun 20th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Echo Cave
5.12d Destination Unknown

Draws up! Love this route

Sport 16m, 8 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Sun 20th May 2018
Sun 20th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.12c Last Call

Waited to try this at the end of the day in the shade, after visiting all the higher walls first. Didn’t expect it to go first go, pumped, from climbing all day. Sensational technica climbing. A must do at the Hideaway.

- with kris
Sport 24m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Sun 20th May 2018
Mon 14th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.11a Willie Nelson

No chalk at all. Onsighted the 11d variation though after warming up on this

Sport Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Mon 14th May 2018
5.11d Willy Wonka Sport Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 14th May 2018
5.12c Last Call

The crux at the 5th bolt is just amazing. Powerful sloppered edges

Sport 24m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Mon 14th May 2018
Sun 13th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.12c Last Call

Left the draws on, fell on the last move of the crux 2nd go. Next time

Sport 24m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Sun 13th May 2018
Sun 13th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.11b Frosty Flake

Warm up putting the draws on for the girls

Sport 12m Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Sun 13th May 2018
5.11d The Wedge

Tried this my first season climbing four years ago

Sport 15m, 7 Canmore Good James Blackhall
Sun 13th May 2018
Wed 9th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.12c Respected Silence

A super classy “boltering” line! I thoroughly enjoyed the powerful sequences

Sport 16m, 8 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Wed 9th May 2018
Mon 7th May 2018 - Kananaskis Country
Barrier Mountain Yellow Wall
5.11c Why won’t She sleep with me? Sport 17m Kananaskis Country Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 7th May 2018
5.10b Rainbow Bridge Trad 30m Kananaskis Country James Blackhall
Mon 7th May 2018
5.11a Beautiful Rainbow Mixed 40m, 14 Kananaskis Country Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 7th May 2018
5.12a Requiem Sport 25m, 9 Kananaskis Country Classic James Blackhall
Mon 7th May 2018
Mon 7th May 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.12c Respected Silence

Fell on the late move back n my second go. Next visit for sure

Sport 16m, 8 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Mon 7th May 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Sal de mi
5.10d Sal di Mi Sport 30m Jilotepec Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Mecanica
5.11d Soy un cacahuate

Very cool climb on bubble pockets. Pity the burly roof is all glued holds. First flash from nico. Locals say 12a? No way it is.

Sport 17m Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
los encinos
5.12b Chachita

I love climbing long. 2nd go

Sport 20m Jilotepec Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Las Hadas
5.11b El Aracran Sport 20m Jilotepec Good James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
5.11a Serpientes y escaleras Sport 20m Jilotepec Good James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
5.12c exitada

My favourite of the crag! No drilled holds either. Very classic and beautiful movement

Sport 20m, 10 Jilotepec Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Sal de mi
5.12a El Nicho

A awesome long boulder.

Sport 20m Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Mon 30th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
El Circo
5.11d La Mujer Peluda Sport 30m, 8 Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
5.11a El Motociclista en la Esfera de la Muerte Sport 30m, 10 Jilotepec Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 30th Apr 2018
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Las Hadas
5.11c Gula

The classic 11+ of the crag. Technica, with sustained climbing and small boulder problems

Sport 25m Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
5.11d Pipeta puto

Awesome boulder problems on pebbles, separated by sneaky active rests. Height dependant and hard to read with classic shitty Jilo Bolting!

Sport 15m Jilotepec Good James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Sal de mi
5.12b La Gallina negra

2nd go! A balancey slab, into a steep wave. A long power draining boulder problem on tiny crimps. My foot blew off mid crux and I locked off those tiny crimps like they owed me money.

Sport 22m Jilotepec Mega Classic James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Las Hadas
5.12d Endiablada

The project! 3 shots so far

Sport 23m, 11 Jilotepec Mega Classic James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
El Circo
5.11a El Carrito de Bomberos

So fun! Warm up

Sport 30m, 9 Jilotepec Very Good James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Sun 22nd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Ay Nanita
5.12a El Chalenque

2nd go! I hesitated on the tiny pebble over the bulge on the flash. Excellent route and a must do of the crag! (Especially waking up every morning and seeing it haha)

Sport 20m, 10 Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Sun 22nd Apr 2018
Thu 19th Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Ay Nanita
5.11b El Hombre del Costal

Sustained and fun

Sport 20m, 9 Jilotepec James Blackhall
Thu 19th Apr 2018
5.11c El Chahustle

Big move start!!

Sport 20m, 9 Jilotepec James Blackhall
Thu 19th Apr 2018
5.12d El Nahual

Onsighted up to the crux. It’s drilled and hard!

Sport 20m, 10 Jilotepec James Blackhall
Thu 19th Apr 2018
Wed 11th Apr 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.12c Respected Silence

Amazing climb. A boulderers dream 12C. Best 12C I’ve tried so far

Sport 16m, 8 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Wed 11th Apr 2018
5.12b Bug's Life

Fell at the 2nd last draw. Endraunce is coming!

Sport 25m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Wed 11th Apr 2018
Wed 11th Apr 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.11d Spring Fever

A really classy route. Great climbing up the corner to a very thin and smeary Crux over the bulge. Is it possible to dab in sport climbing?

Sport 22m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Wed 11th Apr 2018
Tue 3rd Apr 2018 - Jilotepec
Las Hadas
5.12c exitada Sport 20m, 10 Jilotepec Classic James Blackhall
Tue 3rd Apr 2018
Tue 3rd Apr 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.12c Keeping it Gucci

I dont regret much in life, except getting a tattoo with my ex Gf that I had to annoyingly laser off. Today I regret nothing (-3C). A v4 into a v5 with no rest. Very reachy for me. Keeping it Gucci means keeping it REAL! (A laugh at people who actually take that seriously). Stay Fun.

Sport 20m, 8 Canmore Good James Blackhall
Tue 3rd Apr 2018
Wed 25th Apr 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.12a Waiting for the Sun

Easy for grade start. I think the 11d roof up top is the best part

Sport 24m, 10 Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Wed 25th Apr 2018
Mon 26th Mar 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.12c Keeping it Gucci

Hard boulder problem for sure. A v4 into a v5 with no rest then 10b climbing above. I’m think 5.12c but we will see as the process unfolds. Syked

Sport 20m, 8 Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Mon 26th Mar 2018
Mon 26th Mar 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.11d Spring Fever

WE WENT SPORT CLIMBING !!!! And it’s was freezing!!!!! Fell mid crux over the cool bulge. Not 11d with holds that small and far apart. 12a Baby. Left my draws there, bailed and went indoor climbing haha

Sport 22m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Mon 26th Mar 2018
Wed 14th Mar 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.12b Bug's Life

A couple of fitness and beta burns. A winter of bouldering has been great for the bouldery moves, but the fact it’s a pumpy route left me stumped haha. High point to the rest at the 3rd last clip. My draws are up

- with pete, nico, loucas, greg, marcus
Sport 25m, 10 Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Wed 14th Mar 2018
Mon 26th Feb 2018 - White Rock Conservation Area
Slab Land
V6 Hyperextension Boulder White Rock Conservation Area James Blackhall
Mon 26th Feb 2018
V7 Que onda guero? Boulder White Rock Conservation Area James Blackhall
Mon 26th Feb 2018
V5 Grand adage Boulder White Rock Conservation Area James Blackhall
Mon 26th Feb 2018
V5 Arabesque Left Boulder 4m White Rock Conservation Area James Blackhall
Mon 26th Feb 2018
Mon 26th Feb 2018 - White Rock Conservation Area
SuperHard Wall Warm-up slabs
V7 Gift of the Gab

Need a project for April when I’m back.

Boulder 3m White Rock Conservation Area James Blackhall
Mon 26th Feb 2018
Sat 10th Feb 2018 - Kangaroo Point
Right Main Wall
24 Punks in the Gin Sport 17m, 5 Kangaroo Point Classic James Blackhall
Sat 10th Feb 2018
Sun 4th Feb 2018 - Canmore
Bataan The Slab
5.11d Crank Call Sport Canmore James Blackhall
Sun 4th Feb 2018
5.12b Give the People What They Want Sport 15m Canmore James Blackhall
Sun 4th Feb 2018
Sun 4th Feb 2018 - Canmore
Bataan The Pacific Theatre
5.12c Leaning in the Wind Sport Canmore Classic James Blackhall
Sun 4th Feb 2018
Thu 1st Feb 2018 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Lookout Atlantis Wall
5.12d Romancing the Stone Sport 25m Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12d Living the Dream Sport 25m Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12c Burn One Down P1 Sport 19m, 10 Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12c Better way Sport 27m, 7 Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12c Atlantis Sport 23m, 11 Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12b My Two Bits Sport 25m, 11 Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
5.12b Bug's Life Sport 25m, 10 Canmore James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
Thu 1st Feb 2018 - Banff
Ravens Crag Solid Wall
5.13a City In The Sea

Training in winter for you.

Sport 13m, 7 Banff Classic James Blackhall
Thu 1st Feb 2018
Tue 16th Jan 2018 - El Salto; C.d.G.
El Salto Animas Wall
5.12c Unga Bunga Sport El Salto; C.d.G. Mega Classic James Blackhall
Tue 16th Jan 2018
5.13a El Camino del Chino Sport 25m El Salto; C.d.G. Mega Classic James Blackhall
Tue 16th Jan 2018
Sun 19th Nov 2017 - El Salto; C.d.G.
El Salto Animas Wall
5.12d Tufa Luna Sport 22m, 10 El Salto; C.d.G. James Blackhall
Sun 19th Nov 2017
Mon 30th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.12b The Diamond

One of the best 5.12s -no question about it. A Mega classic/classy line with extremely technical climbing. Perfect, slightly hungover, bluebird day.

Sport 17m, 7 Canmore Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 30th Oct 2017
Sat 28th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.11a Hidden

Ew scary friction climbing

Sport 30m Canmore Don't Bother James Blackhall
Sat 28th Oct 2017
5.11b Frosty Flake

Warm up. Really fun. Retro flash

Sport 12m Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Sat 28th Oct 2017
Fri 20th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.11c Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots

Tried it my first year climbing. Retro flash

Sport 19m Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Fri 20th Oct 2017
Mon 16th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.11a Gone But Not Forgotten

One move wonder at the 3rd/4th bolt. Fun warm Up

Sport 18m, 7 Canmore Good James Blackhall
Mon 16th Oct 2017
Tue 10th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.11c Waiting for the Sun alt.

11c/d. Very cool climbing the whole way with very cold fingers today

- with Nico
Sport Canmore Very Good James Blackhall
Tue 10th Oct 2017
Tue 10th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.12b The Diamond

1 go today. High point to the traverse

Sport 17m, 7 Canmore Mega Classic James Blackhall
Tue 10th Oct 2017
Tue 10th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - left
5.11b Welcome Mat

Wasn't a big fan of the weirdness. Not very flowy. Good rock nonetheless

Sport Canmore Average James Blackhall
Tue 10th Oct 2017
Mon 9th Oct 2017 - Canmore
Echo Canyon The Hideaway The Hideaway - right
5.12b The Diamond

Exceptional movement! Mega classic. 1 go and ran home so cold. I couldn't believe how cool the grips were

Sport 17m, 7 Canmore Mega Classic James Blackhall
Mon 9th Oct 2017
5.10a Buffy Against the Vampires Sport 27m Canmore Good James Blackhall
Mon 9th Oct 2017

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