It sometimes gets tiresome having to drive out to Smith Rock regularly, but good company and high levels of stoke can offset nearly anything. I am finally starting to improve my lead head and outdoor climbing skills. I was able to successfully lead Toxic (5.11b) - Photo taken by me of my friend Chris on Toxic.
After getting Toxic, I spent several days and maybe 10 or so red point attempts getting the route Heresy (5.11c) at Smith Rock. - Photo taken by Chris of me on Heresy
Now I am looking to find my 5.12a project and continue to climb even more routes next season! I've updated my album section with more photos of my trips to Smith Rock. Here is a small selection: