Melissa Kelley

enjoys sport and trad @ 5.7 — has visited and listed 3 crags in 1 country — is a member of Red River Gorge Climbers Confederation and Saint George area

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Grade Total On-sight Flash Red point Top rope Diagram
5.13c 0 0 0 0 0
5.13b 1 0 0 1 0
5.13a 11 0 0 11 0
5.12d 15 1 0 14 0
5.12c 39 2 3 34 0
5.12b 47 5 20 22 0
5.12a 65 16 25 24 0
5.11d 53 12 26 15 0
5.11c 76 24 32 20 0
5.11b 75 23 38 11 3
5.11a 70 30 27 12 1
5.10d 35 14 11 8 2
5.10c 56 19 26 11 0
5.10b 49 17 26 4 2
5.10a 25 13 6 5 1
5.9 48 15 23 8 2
5.8 21 11 5 5 0
5.7 18 4 7 7 0
5.6 6 2 2 1 1
5.5 7 3 4 0 0
Yearly top 10 averages
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Ascent summary chart
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▼ Ascent date Route name Crag name Genre Grade Opinion Rating FA Ascent type Details
2014-10-12 Popcorn Maple Canyon Sport 5.12b
Flash Maybe a little easier than Daddy, but I was still pumped, so once again, sixes.
2014-10-12 Daddy Maple Canyon Sport 5.12b
Flash Onsight. Flash. I don't know...and it doesn't matter, but why do people spew beta when you didn't ask for it? Either way, really fun and I probably needed their help anyway. :) It's cool how it climbs out a relatively steep roof with such massive cobbles!
2014-10-12 The Black Waterfall Maple Canyon Sport 5.11a
On-sight Eww. Maybe because I couldn't feel my hands, but definitely did not dig this one. Maybe 11b? it's hard to tell, based on my unenjoyable experience...
2014-10-12 Sweet Peas Maple Canyon Sport 5.12b 5.11d
On-sight What a brutal ending from such fun, mindless jug climbing before. Really nice though! The grade on this is weird...11d/12a??
2014-10-05 Jesus Freak Maple Canyon Sport 5.12d 5.12c
On-sight So much stinkin' fun! A must do. Reminded me a lot of the Red with the length and pumpy-ness. Tried super hard, made a lot of noise and almost impaled some mouth-opened gawking kids with a wee bit of choss. Yikes, tourists! Wish I could claim it as my first 12d in a day, but it just doesn't feel right. SO fun though!
2014-10-05 Devil's Plaything Maple Canyon Sport 5.11b 5.10d
On-sight watch out for the pigeons!
2014-10-05 Grip Tease Maple Canyon Sport 5.12a
Red point Verrry nice! Would make a nice second warm-up. 2g.
2014-09-24 Something Wild Cannabis Crag, American Fork Canyon, Utah Sport 5.12d
Red point Love the intricacies of this slab! And it's not dicey at all like the book describes, just hang a long draw on bolt 3, and you'll be good! 6g.
2014-09-14 Downtown Brown American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11c
Flash Nice addition to the crag Clay!
2014-09-13 Maple Pickles Maple Canyon Sport 5.11a
2014-09-13 Bolts Not Bitches Maple Canyon Sport 5.12c
Red point Too many bolts, so I'm skipping those bitches! It's all about the right toe/heel hook, banana-nut muffins and coconut water! 3g, 1d.
2014-09-13 Downloader Maple Canyon Sport 5.11a
On-sight watch out for flying pigeons!
2014-09-13 Watermelon Sugar Maple Canyon Sport 5.11c
On-sight Very fun, good movement and nice warm-up! Supposedly harder if you don't go out right to the obvious jugs
2014-09-07 Cobble in the Sky Maple Canyon Sport 5.12c 5.12b
Red point Fell low at the first crux and lowered, and let Pawel hang the draws :) Wise move, I `was able to flash the rest of the route. 2g(ish).
2014-09-07 Primate Grooming Procedures Maple Canyon Sport 5.7
2014-09-07 Don't Feed the Monkeys Maple Canyon Sport 5.7
On-sight Fun, long route
2014-09-07 Lip Venom Maple Canyon Sport 5.11c 5.11a
On-sight Fun! And WAY easier than the 11b at the other end of the crag.
2014-09-07 Angry Inch Maple Canyon Sport 5.11c 5.11b
On-sight Hard for the grade and pumpy!
2014-09-06 In Cobble we trust Maple Canyon Sport 5.11b
On-sight This will be a nice route once the dirt/sand cleans up.
2014-09-01 Al's Diner The Fins Sport 5.13a
Red point Verrry niiicce. Surprised and shocked that I stuck the big move so quickly. 3g.
2014-08-31 Mothership The Fins Sport 5.12c
Red point Nice movement with a thin crux section. Maybe would have done 2nd go, if the crosly foot I stupidly picked hadn't blown. Oh well, nice to do it again - shares anchors with Bushido. 3g.
2014-08-31 Water from Stone The Fins Sport 5.11b
On-sight A little akward, but not awful. Glad I did it, but probably won't do again for a long time. Definitely better warm-ups around.
2014-08-30 Solstice The Fins Sport 5.12b
Flash Good movement on better rock than it looks. Maybe a little soft for a 12b at the Fins?
2014-08-24 Walk the plank The Narrows, Utah Sport 5.11a
On-sight Walk it or jump! Climbs better than it looks
2014-08-24 Reloaded The Narrows, Utah Sport 5.11a 5.10d
Flash Ewww.
2014-08-24 The Eleven The Narrows, Utah Sport 5.11c
On-sight yea! A little spicy for the grade with some bad feet, but the climbing itself is good. Insecure pod, cool transition out and almost feels like tufa climbing to a weird little finish.
2014-08-23 Shadowplay American Fork Canyon Sport 5.12d
Red point Really happy that I got on this one, thought it was brilliant! Powerful start, to easy climbing to a roof to slopers and excitement galore! Oh yea, do be careful of the choss at the start...but don't let it dissuade you from getting on this gem! 2g.
2014-08-22 39 American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11b
2014-08-22 Remote Control American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11a 5.10d
2014-08-22 Rush hourĀ  American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11c 5.11b
On-sight Nice face climbing at the start
2014-08-22 Deep EndĀ  American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11b 5.11a
On-sight So good! A little polished, but it doesn't detract from the climbing. Good movement. Angle is deceptive as the book suggests
2014-08-22 Litmus Test American Fork Canyon Sport 5.11c
On-sight Fun! Really enjoyed the first half (a little runnout, if this grade is around your limit) and the roof move isn't as bad as the book describes.
2014-08-17 Unknown Pleasures American Fork Canyon Sport 5.12b
Flash Oi! Thanks for the beta Pawel, wouldn't have pulled this one out first go otherwise. Nice face climbing~
2014-08-17 Leapin' Lizards American Fork Canyon Sport 5.10b
On-sight Minus the mountaineering choss start, this is an interesting route. It climbs three different features in one and is a lot of fun!
2014-08-16 Princess Di American Fork Canyon Sport 5.12c
Red point quite different from the other route of the same grade at the crag, but really good as well. 4g.
2014-08-13 Thor Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.10b
On-sight oh yea! long with a cool little roof section. for a 5.10 climber this route is sick!
2014-08-13 Captain insano Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.11d
On-sight oh my toesies hurt a wee bit on this one here. took away from me enjoyment, but could tell it'd be fabulous if you weren't an idiot who warmed up in the blazin' sun...just sayin'
2014-08-13 Napoleon's Highchair Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.12a
On-sight Oi! I felt a little short through the crux just as the name suggests...other than the crux though, I thought the climbing on this was very very gooood!
2014-08-12 You got nothin on me Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.10a
On-sight very cool flake/crack feature, again, too bad it isn't longer
2014-08-12 Boy Howdy Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.9
On-sight i love jugs! too bad this one is a shorty
2014-08-11 Wagon wheel of death Ten Sleep / Mondo Beyondo Sport 5.11c
On-sight nice, long route on the left side of slavery wall
2014-08-11 EKV Ten Sleep / Mondo Beyondo Sport 5.12c
Red point flows well, don't underestimate the pump at the top. 3g.
2014-08-11 Happines in Slavery Ten Sleep / Mondo Beyondo Sport 5.12b
Flash yee-haw! Thanks for the beta jonathan! Next one's good, right?
2014-08-09 Schools out Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.10d
On-sight very nice route with steep big holds at the top.
2014-08-09 Number one enemy (aka: Popsicle sandwich) Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.11a
On-sight crack crimbing
2014-08-09 Wired me awake Ten Sleep / Mondo Beyondo Sport 5.11b 5.11a
On-sight Good movement, just sharp
2014-08-08 Slightly Toasted Cracker Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.11d
On-sight Continuous good crimping. I got sandbagged, thinking it was 11b.
2014-08-08 Bovine Blitz Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.11c
On-sight Sharp. How does this thing get four stars in the book? Would be better if it wasn't so sharp
2014-08-08 Crossbow Chaos Theory Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.11a
On-sight Verrrry nice
2014-08-08 Racing Babies Ten Sleep Canyon Sport 5.10c
On-sight Nice juggy climbing leads to some sharp holds towards the top, threader!!
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