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Alexei Drummond

@alexeidrummond
New Zealand • Sport climber
25
red pointed
22
flashed
289
successful ascents
3,807m
distance climbed

About me

I started outdoor climbing in January 2019. My first lead climbing outdoors was in March 2019. Every lead outdoor climb I have ever done is on this profile. I am very new to climbing, but very keen

My personal aim was to climb grade 25 before the first day of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Olympics were postponed because of COVID-19 but I still wanted to reach the goal. Luckily I did by managing to climb my first 25 on 4th July 2020

Approach to logging ascent types:

(1) Onsight - if I haven't seen anything about the climb that could help me climb it, and I climb it at first asking with no gear pre-placed.

(2) Flash - I know something about the climb, usually because I just watched my partner onsight it. Usually the gear is on, as my partner typically doesn't remove the gear until we are finished climbing the route.

(3) Red point - If I didn't onsight or flash, then red point is a clean climb of the route, whether or not the gear is on. The rope might be pre-clipped into the first quickdraw for safety reasons. I don't distinguish between red point and "pink point".

(4) Hangdog - if I climbed to the top of the route, but rested on the rope (either by falling or calling a take). The only other aid I would use and call it a hangdog is pulling myself up the rope a bit after a hang. This means I will have always placed all quickdraws from a clipping stance, and I would have attained the clipping stance by climbing unaided from the last clipped bolt or earlier. If I have to use other aid (like holding a dogbone, or standing in a sling) then I do not count it as a hangdog.

(5) Working - if I wasn't trying to climb the route and was just working the moves. Or if I topped it out, but I needed to use aid other than hanging and pulling up on the rope (see hangdog).

(6) Attempt - I was trying to get to the top, but I failed or retreated.

Atypical

Notable ascents

By style By type Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Sport Red point
75 25 Mutation in my Genes 4 days ago
Flash
88 22 J.E.M. 8 months ago
Tick
2 22 Carpe Diem 7 months ago
Onsight
78 21 Jimmy The Torn Piece of Paper 9 months ago
Boulder Send
17 V4 Eros 5 weeks ago
Flash
23 V3 52 5 weeks ago
V3 22 Relapse 5 weeks ago
V3 11 5 weeks ago
By area Diff. band Ascents Hardest ascent
Froggatt Edge
92 24 L.A.D 7 weeks ago
Maungarei Springs
53 24 Dochawiyogicojalime 4 weeks ago
Frog Pond
44 25 Mutation in my Genes 4 days ago
Mangaokewa
32 21 When Cavers go Climbing 10 months ago
Britten Crags
32 24 Where Angels Fear To Tread 6 weeks ago

Climber Performance Rating (CPR) Timelines

For help understanding the CPR timeline chart see the CPR timeline explained article.

Sport timeline (ascents)

Boulder timeline (ascents)

grade pyramids

Sport 259 ascents

25 2
24 6
23 14
22 14
21 15
20 30
19 27
18 43
17 42
16 32
15 19
14 13
13 1
12 1
  Onsight   Flash   Red point   Other

Grades: Australian Ewbanks

Boulder 37 ascents

V4 2
V3 7
V2 8
V1 7
V0+ 1
V0 8
V0-
VB+
VB 1
VB- 3
  Flash   Send   Other

Grades: Bouldering Vermin V-scale

Trad 1 ascent

18 1
  Flash   Other

Grades: Australian Ewbanks

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