Make your own free website on Tripod.com

My First Ascents - Rock Climbs

Home
California Road Trip - UPDATES
Published Work
Seniors / Portraits
Family Portraits
Weddings and Groups
Pricing and Packages
Sierra Climbing + Climbing
Southern Yosemite
Sonora Pass
Local Climbing - Central Coast
Silly Rock/Hwy 166
My Family
Ocean
Mavericks
Nature
Artistic
Travel
Tour de California
Backyard Woody
Top Ten Lists
My First Ascents
66 Classic Climbs
Web Garage - Picture storage

Here they are, the good, the bad, and the ugly...

Tom Slater’s Rock Climbing First Ascents

Year Route Location FA Party

(* = Ground up, on-sight)

5-1993 Black Gold 5.8 Cabrillo Peaks Tom Slater
------------------------------------------------
5-1994 Ghost Upstairs 5.5 Cabrillo Peaks Slater
6-1994 Sage Pickle 5.5 Cerro San Luis Slater, Jeff Gater
6-1994 Orion Arete 5.7 Cerro San Luis Slater, Gater
7-11-94 *Fields of Fire 5.10 Bishop Peak Slater, Gater
7-20-94 *Route Canal 5.10b Bishop Peak Bob Hutchinson, Slater
8-1994 Joe & Tom’s Route 5.8 Bishop Peak Joe Potter, Tom Slater
9-11-94 *Omegaman 5.10a Bishop Peak Tom Slater, Jeff Gater
9-18-94 Sarah’s Breakdown 5.10 (tr) Bishop Peak Tom Slater
9-18-94 Secret Journey 5.8 (tr) Bishop Peak Tom Slater
10-29-94 Tecnu 5.10a Cabrillo Peak Slater
10-29-94 Kryptonite 5.10 (tr) Cabrillo Peaks Tom Slater, Gater
10-29-94 Eclipse 5.7 (tr) Cabrillo Peaks Tom Slater, Gater
10-29-94 Green Groovers 5.4 (tr) Cabrillo Peaks Tom Slater, Gater
11-19-94 Gang Green 5.9 Cerro Romualdo Tom Slater, Gater
11-24-94 Rainbow Ballet 5.7R Cerro Romualdo Tom Slater, Donna Kim
12-16-94 Lightning Crack 5.9 Cerro Romualdo Slater, Kim
12-26-94 Frosted Flakes 5.8 Cerro Romualdo Tom Slater
12-26-94 Officers’ Club 5.10a Cerro Romualdo Tom Slater
------------------------------------------------
3-12-95 Red Arete 5.8 Cerro Romualdo Dave Podhorsky, Slater
3-28-95 Small Arms Fire 5.10a (tr) Cerro Romualdo Podhorsky, Slater
3-1995 Sharpshooter 5.10a (tr) Cerro Romualdo Dave Bevan, Slater
4-1995 Endless Summer 5.11a Cerro Romualdo Slater
4-11-95 *Amputation 5.10a Cerro Romualdo Slater, Podhorsky
4-17-95 Sheer Pleasure 5.10a Cerro Romualdo Slater
4-22-95 *Run-out on a Limb 5.9 Cerro Romualdo Thau, Slater
6-19-95 Asteroids 5.7 Cerro Romualdo Slater, Beth DuFosee
6-19-95 Caveman 5.9 (tr) Cerro Romualdo Slater
7-9-95 Green Thoughts 5.10 (tr) Cerro Romualdo Slater
8-15-95 *Jonah A1 Morro Bay Harbor Slater
8-29-95 Close Encounters 5.9 Cerro Romualdo Slater Brandon Thau
9-03-95 Tom’s Crack 5.9 Pinecrest Lake Slater
9-09-95 Pelican Crack 5.6 Morro Rock Slater, Kim
9-09-95 Breakwater Blues 5.9 Morro Rock Slater
10-8-95 Full Metal Jacket 5.10c Cerro Romualdo Slater
10-15-95 Hollister Express 5.8 Hollister Slater, Kim
10-28-95 *Hanging Ten 5.11b Cerro Romualdo Edwards, Slater
11-5-95 Major Tom 5.11a (tr) Cerro Romualdo Slater, Thau
12-3-95 Clasic Vlasic 5.10a (tr) Cerro San Luis Slater, Thau
12-19-95 *Regular Route 5.5R Big Sur Coast Slater, Kim
------------------------------------------------
2-12-96 *Rainbow Pool’s 5.9 Cerro Romualdo Thau, Slater
5-4-96 Nuggets 5.10 Cabrillo Peaks Slater, Thau
5-19-96 *The Nose 5.3 Cerro Romualdo Slater
8-1996 Fisherman’s Crack 5.8 Relief Reservoir Slater, Scott Pattersen
8-1996 Big Relief 5.5 Relief Reservoir Slater, Scott Pattersen
10-1996 Ancient Sea 5.9 Wagon Caves Slater
10-1996 Holy Moses 5.5 (tr) Wagon Caves Slater
11-1996 Tiny Bubbles 5.9 Wagon Caves Slater
------------------------------------------------
1-1997 Sexy Sirens 5.8 Wagon Caves Slater
1-1997 Babewatch 5.7 Wagon Caves Slater
1-1997 Urchin 5.9 Wagon Caves Slater
1-1997 Submarine Tango 5.8 Wagon Caves Slater
3-1997 Talking Tower 5.8 Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Private Conversations 5.7 Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Balk Talk A0 Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Five-Seven 5.10 Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Amphibian Anarchy 5.10b Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Lizard Conspiracy 5.8+ Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
3-1997 Newtist Colony 5.8 Wagon Caves Slater, Podhorsky
11-02-97 Welcome to Wagon Caves 5.10a Wagon Caves Slater, Bernard
------------------------------------------------
1-08-00 *Lost 5.8 Wagon Caves Thau, Slater
------------------------------------------------
1-01-04 *Thau-Slater 5.5 A0 Twin Rocks Thau, Slater
1-25-04 *Middle Earth A0 5.9 Twin Rocks Thau, Slater
12-22-04 The Big Cheesy 5.6 Big Rocks Slater, Larry Harris
------------------------------------------------
1-22-05 Tres Amigos 5.6 (tr) Wagon Caves Slater, Utterback, Davis
1-29-05 *Precious 5.9X A0 Twin Rocks Thau, Slater
2-13-05 West Side Story 5.10c Bishop Peak Slater, Brian Utterback
3-07-05 *Keep On Truckin’ 5.7 Trailer Park Slater, Utterback
4-13-05 Roll of Thunder 5.9 (tr) Big Rocks Slater, Paul Bernard
4-20-05 Sith 5.9+ Miller’s Crossing Slater, Bernard
4-20-05 The Dark Path 5.9+ (tr) Miller’s Crossing Slater, Bernard
4-23-05 Supernova 5.8+ Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
4-23-05 Cobblestone Cosmos 5.9 (tr) Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
4-30-05 Edgeucation 5.11a Bishop Peak Ken Klis, Slater
5-02-05 Climbing Cowboys 5.9+ Big Rocks Larry Harris, Slater
5-04-05 Dodgeball 5.8 Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-04-05 Deep Impact 5.10a Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-04-05 Call of the Wild 5.10a Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-04-05 Flowers on Venus 5.8+ Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-17-05 Solar Wind 5.4 Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-25-05 Scorpio 5.10d (tr) Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
5-28-05 Celestial Hum 5.10 (tr) Big Rocks Slater, Bernard
6-04-05 Odyssey 5.10b Big Rocks Klis, Slater
6-13-05 Dark Star 5.10b Big Rocks Bernard, Slater
6-15-05 Fade to Black 5.9 (tr) Big Rocks Reeves, Slater
6-17-05 Redneck Spire 5.3 Big Rocks Klis, Slater
6-17-05 Summer Sizzle 5.6 Big Rocks Slater, Klis
6-17-05 Cosmic Beach 5.8 Big Rocks Slater, Klis
6-17-05 Thin Air 5.9 Big Rocks Slater, Klis
6-19-05 Mutton Bustin’ 5.4 Big Rocks Slater, Mike Morely
7-01-05 Jump to Hyperspace 5.10c Miller’s Crossing Slater, Klis
7-01-05 Hyperspace 5.10a Miller’s Crossing Slater, Klis
12-2005 Rattle and Hum 5.6 Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
1-2006 Happy to See Me 5.8 Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
1-2006 Boobs 5.7 (tr) Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
12-2005 *Sketch Book 5.7 Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
------------------------------------------------
1-2006 Missile Command 5.11a Sheep Ranch Slater, Thau
1-2006 Cliff Dweller 5.10c Sheep Ranch Slater
1-2006 Chouinard’s Staircase 5.7 Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
1-2006 Crystal Wave 5.9 Sheep Ranch Slater, Utterback
5-2006 Poseidon Adventure 5.6 (tr) Big Sur Coast Slater, Thau
9-2006 *Iron Eagle 5.7 Burst Rock SPH Slater, Tod Tomlinson
10-2006 Surfer’s Route 5.8 Middle Wall, Kerville Slater, Ed Reeves
------------------------------------------------
4-19-07 The Tempest 5.10c/d Miller’s Crossing Slater, Kristi Hall
4-21-07 Sofa King Good 5.11a P-Wall Bishop Peak Klis, Slater
7-21-07 Rock Lobster 5.9 Shuteye Ridge Slater, Chris Summit
7-26-07 Lowrider 5.9 Shuteye Ridge Slater, Grahm Doe
8-11-07 Cottonmouth 5.9 Shuteye Ridge Slater, Utterback
8-11-07 Fistful of Gravel 5.6 Shuteye Ridge Slater, Utterback
8-12-07 The Underworld 5.9 Shuteye Ridge Slater, Utterback
8-12-07 Shuteye Drifter 5.9 (tr) Shuteye Ridge Slater, Utterback
12-29-07 *Nine Months 5.6 Figueroa Mountain Thau, Slater
12-29-07 Rad Dads 5.8 Figueroa Mountain Thau, Slater
12-29-07 *Frenzy 5.9 Figueroa Mountain Thau, Slater
------------------------------------------------
1-03-08 Landshark 5.6 (solo) Figueroa Mountain Slater
1-03-08 Twin Cracks 5.6 Figueroa Mountain Klis, Slater
1-14-08 Hands Down 5.8 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
1-14-08 Arch Nemesis 5.10 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Tom Hall
1-14-08 A Map to Outerspace 5.8 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
1-14-08 The Hall-way 5.6 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
1-14-08 Cactus Club 5.7 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
1-14-08 Cactus Book 5.7 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
1-14-08 The Simple Life 5.10b Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
1-14-08 Dream Climb 5.9 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
1-21-08 War With Time 5.9 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
1-21-08 White Line 5.6 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
1-21-08 Left Lane 5.3 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
1-21-08 Right Lane 5.7 Figueroa Mountain Slater
1-21-08 Snow Line 5.10b Figueroa Mountain Slater, Hall
2-02-08 Sunset Strip 5.10 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
2-11-08 Pine Cone Alley 5.9 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Kristi Hall
2-02-08 Age of Aquarius 5.10 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Klis
3-01-08 Daddy’s Girl 5.10 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Utterback
3-01-08 Figtitious 5.7 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Utterback
3-01-08 *Picking Figs 5.7 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Utterback
3-01-08 Fat Bad Ass 5.8 Figueroa Mountain Slater, Utterback
7-08 *Garden Party 5.7 Bishop Peak Klis, Slater
7-08 *There & Back Again 5.8 Bishop Peak Slater, Klis
7-08 The Backdoor Bishop Peak (4 pitch link-up: Woofs, Garden Party, Sunnyside, There and Back) Slater, Klis
11-08 See You in Heaven 5.10 Shuteye Ridge Doug Englekirk, Slater (1st TR of Maj. Arch)
12-05-2008 Thief in the Night Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Matt Geyer
12-2008 Trolls Dihedral 5.8 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater
------------------------------------------------
3-09 Cactus Cooler 5.10a Figueroa Mtn. Thau, Slater
3-09 Hot Chocolate Love 5.9+ Figueroa Mtn. Thau, Slater
4-09 Little Hottie 5.10d/.11a Sheep Ranch
4-09 Arkenstone 5.11b Shuteye Ridge Grahm Doe, Tom Slater (Snowmobile)
5-24-2009 Majestic Arch 5.8 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Roger Hayashi, Coriene Kohlen,
5-24-2009 Lucky Number 5.8 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Roger Hayashi, Coriene Kohlen
5-24-2009 Barrel Rider 5.8 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Roger Hayashi, Coriene Kohlen
11-11-09 Sunset Shamen 5.8 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Coby Whitaker
11-11-09 Rainbow Oyster 5.7 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Coby Whitaker, Matt Geyer, Tom Hall
11-11-09 Cosmic Rodeo 5.7 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Coby Whitaker
*11-11-09 Edge of Sleep 5.7 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Coby Whitaker
11-23-09 Sweet Dreams 5.7 Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Grahm Doe, Matt
12-05-09 Memories of Tomorrow 5.9+ Shuteye Ridge Tom Slater, Grahm Doe
*12-31-09 Triple Decker 5.6, Big Rocks, Tom Slater, Coby Whitaker
------------------------------------------------
1-16-10 Owen's Route 5.6, Miller's Crossing, Owen Slater, Tom Slater
1-17-10 Waterfall Pitch 2 5.6, Big Rocks, Tom Slater & Coby Whitaker

Enter supporting content here