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Gabe McNeely & Ivo Ninov on Virginia - 2005  - Photo: Ammon
Mr Midwest
7:40 - Jacqueline Florine, Steve Schneider & Hans Florine - July, 2001
21:00 - Dave Bengsten, "Al Dude" Swanson, & Steve Gerberding - April, 1996 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Bill Russell & Doug McDonald - August, 1985

Mirage
20:02 - Steve Gerberding, Dave Bengsten & Al Swanson - 1995  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell, Kim Schmitz & Jim Pettigrew - May, 1976

West Face
1:56:16 - Timmy O'Neill & Hans Florine - November, 1999
First Ascent - TM Herbert & Royal Robbins - June, 1967

Realm of the Flying Monkeys
9:59 - Peter Coward & Hans Florine - July, 1999
12:37 - Chandlee Harrell & Greg Murphy - September, 2000  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Steve Bosque & Dan McDevitt - September, 1985

Lurking Fear
3:04:54 - Nick Fowler & Yuji Hirayama - May, 2003
9:20 - Hans Florine (solo) - June , 2000
17:0? - Scott Stowe & Kevin Fosburg - 1990 (First One Day Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Beth Rodden & Tommy Caldwell - June 26, 2000
First Ascent - Dave Bircheff & Jim Pettigrew - May, 1976

Lost World
23:29 - Ivo Ninov & Ammon McNeely - July 7/8, 2009  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Cal Folsom, Dave Anderson & Mike Warburton - April, 1975

West Buttress
13:42 - Chandlee Harrell & Hans Florine - July,2000
18:01 - Steve Schneider & Jeff Schoen - 1998 (First One Day Ascent)
20:08 - Kevin Thaw (solo) - August, 1996  (First One Day Solo Ascent)
First Ascent - Layton Kor & Steve Roper- 1963

For Your Eyes Only (aka: Octopussy)
27:00 - Steve Gerberding, John Harpole & Dave Bengston - May, 1993
First Ascent - Dan & Sue McDevitt - March, 1988

Never Never Land
16:00:02 - Chris McNamara & Ammon McNeely - August 4, 2004 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Bruce Hawkins & Mark Chapman - 1978

Aquarian Wall
23+ - Greg Murphy, Peter Coward & Steve Schneider  - 199? (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell & Kim Schmitz - June, 1971

Horse Chute
20:39 - Ammon McNeely & Chris McNamara - Oct 8, 2004 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Charlie Porter & Hugh Burton - October, 1974
Ammon on Horse Chute  - 2004 - Photo: Chris McNamara
Dihedral Wall
14:06 - Steve Gerberding & Hans Florine - September, 2002
22:05 - Mike Ousley & Chris McNamara - 1999 (First One Day Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Tommy Caldwell - 2002
First Ascent - Ed Cooper, Jim Baldwin & Glenn Denny - November, 1962

Excalibur
39:01 - Steve Schneider, Willie Benegas & Andreas Zeggarts - 199?
First Ascent - Charlie Porter & Hugh Burton - 1975

The Salathe
6:32 - Jim Herson & Chandlee Harrell - July 1999 (free variation on pitch 24 and 32)
14:01 - Rick Cashner & Steve Schneider - 1989  (First One Day Ascent)
23? - Steve Schneider (solo) - 1992  (First One Day Solo Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Todd Skinner & Paul Piana - 1988
First Ascent - Royal Robbins, Chuck Pratt & Tom Frost - September, 1961

Son of Heart
29:24 - Peter Coward, Steve Schneider & Hans Florine - September, 1993
First Ascent - Rick Sylvester & Claude Wreford-Brown - 1971

Sunkist
19:24 - Mark Melvin, Steve Schneider & Hans Florine - July, 99  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent -
Bill Price & Dale Bard - October, 1978

Flight of the Albatross
24:04 - Conrad Anker, Steve Gerberding & Dave Bengston - Early 90's
14:50 - Kelly Simard, Brain McCray & Hans Florine - July, 2001 (6 pitch variation)
First Ascent - John Middendorf & Will Oxx - 1993

Magic Mushroom
20:02 - Tommy Caldwell & Beth Rodden, June 8, 2008  (Muir, Flight of the Albatross & Jolly Roger variations)
55:15 - Ivo Ninov, Kevin Jaramillo & Ammon McNeely, July 4-6th, 2005 (two short bivies)
First Ascent - Hugh Burton & Steve Sutton - May, 1972

The Shield
10:58 - Cedar Wright & Chris McNamara - August, 1999
23:09 - Kevin Fosburg & Rick Lovlace - 1991  (First One Day Ascent)
4 days -  John Middendorf (solo) - 1984
First Ascent - Charlie Porter & Gary Bocarde - 1972

The Muir Wall
19:56 - Nils Davis & Brian McCray & June 2001
23:29 - Chris McNamara & Hans Florine - 1996 (First One Day Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Tommy Caldwell - 2002
First Ascent - Yvon Chouinard & TM Herbert - June, 1965

Triple Direct
6:27 - Chris McNamara & Hans Florine - Dec 17, 2005
23:?? - Ric Cashner & Mike Corbett - 1975  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell & Kim Schmitz - 1969

Grape Race
13:25 - Chris McNamara & Jose Pereyra - June, 1999
23:?? - Steve Schneider & ?  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Charlie Porter & Bev Johnson - May, 1974
McCray on the "Fly or Die" pitch - Lost in America - 2004 - Photo: Ammon
The Nose
2:43:33 - Hans Florine & Yuji Hirayama - July 2, 2008
11:41
- Hans Florine (solo) - July, 2005
15:00 - Jim Bridwell, John Long & Billy Westbay - June 21, 1975  (First One Day Ascent)
23:00 - Steve Schneider (solo) - 1990 (First One Day Solo Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Lynn Hill - 1994
First Ascent - Warren Harding, Wayne Merry & George Whitmore - November, 1958

Tribal Rite
23:33 - Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe & Dave Bengston - March, 1994  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Walter Rosenthal, Tom Carter & Alan Bard - October, 1978

New Dawn
23:50 - Benegas Bros - Mid 90s'  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Yvon Chouinard, Chuck Pratt, Dennis Hennek & Chris Jones; (complete route) Charlie Porter - 1972

The Reticent Wall
34:57 - Dean Potter, Ammon McNeely & Ivo Ninov - July 12-13, 2006
First Ascent - Steve Gerberding, Scott Stowe & Lori Reddel - November, 1995

Wall of Early Morning Light
23:43 - Brian McCray & Ammon McNeely - September, 2004  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Warren Harding & Dean Caldwell - 1970

Mescalito

23:28 -
Dean Potter, Jose Pereyra & and Russ Mitrovich -  October, 1998 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Charlie Porter, Hugh Burton, Steve Sutton & Chris Nelson - October, 1973

Pacific Ocean Wall
33:02 - Ammon McNeely & Ivo Ninov - May, 2004
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell, Bill Westbay, Jay Fiske & Fred East - May, 1975

Wyoming Sheep Ranch
29:31 - Eric George, Russell Mitrovich & Sean "Stanley" Leary -  October, 1999
First Ascent - Rob Slater & John Barbella - August, 1984

North American Wall
9:36 - Tim O'Neill & Miles Smart -  Sept 14, 1999
21:48 - Mark Melvin, Conrad Anker, & Hans Florine - 1996  (First One Day Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Alex & Thomas Huber - 1998
First Ascent - Tom Frost, Yvon Chouinard, Royal Robbins & Chuck Pratt - October, 1964

New Jersey Turnpike
14:00:02 - Ammon McNeely & Brian McCray - September, 2002
16:09 - Hans Florine, Heather Baer, & Steve Schneider - July, 2001  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Bruce Hawkins, Ron Kauk, Dale Bard & Hugh Burton - April, 1977

Atlantic Ocean Wall
23:38 - Brian McCray & Ammon McNeely - August 04, 2004 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - John Middendorf & John Barbella - August, 1985

Native son
23:53 - Ivo Ninov & Ammon McNeely -  May 15, 2006  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Walt Shipley & Troy Johnson - August, 1987

Iron Hawk
30:42 - Cedar Wright & Ammon McNeely - May, 2004
First Ascent - Dale Bard & Ron Kauk - September, 1978

Scorched Earth
36:?? - Scott Vinsic, Dan Oppenhiem & Aaron Jones - July, 2005 (variation on 10th pitch)
First Ascent - Randy Leavitt & Rob Slater - August, 1987

Aurora
23:55 - Miles Smart & Brian McCray -  July, 1998 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Peter Mayfield & Greg Child - September, 1981

Tangerine Trip
10:24 - Cedar Wright & Ammon McNeely - July, 2002
18:34
- Steve Gerberding, Jay Smith & Scott Stowe - August, 1991  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Charlie Porter & John-Paul de St. Croix - 1973

Virginia
17:24  -
Ammon McNeely, Gabriel McNeely & Ivo Ninov - July 16, 2005
23:?? - Jamie Mundo, Erik Sloan & Dave Bainbridge - May, 05  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Chuck Clance & Steve Bosque - 1992

Lost in America
18:04
- Brian McCray & Ammon McNeely - August, 2004
21:31 - Eric George, Russell Metrovich, & Leo Houlding - October, 1999  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Randy Leavitt & Greg Child - 1985

Kaos
27:50 -
Jim Haden, Sean Leary & Eric George - December, 1999
First Ascent - Steve Gerberding & Dave Bengsten - April, 1993
Ammon cleaning on Zenyatta Mondatta - 2005    Photo: Ivo Ninov
Zenyatta Mondatta
22:56 - Ammon McNeely, Ivo Nivov & Kevin Jaramillo - June  27, 2005  (First One Day Ascent)
70:01 or 38:45? - Willie Benegas  (solo) - 1997
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell, Peter Mayfield & Charlie Row - September, 1981

Shortest Straw
17:52 - Russ Metrovich, Eric George & Brett Dodds - September, 1999 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Rick Lovelace (solo) - March, 1990

Zodiac
1:51 - Alex & Thomas Huber - June ,2003
19:? - Ric Cashner, Werner Braun, & Kevin Fosburg - 1989  (First One Day Ascent)
17:52 - Steve Gerberding  (solo) - October, 1993 (First One Day Solo Ascent)
First Free Ascent - Alex & Thomas Huber - 2003
First Ascent - Charlie Porter (solo) - November, 1972

Plastic Surgery Disaster
21:37 - Brian McCray & Ammon McNeely - June, 2001  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Eric Kohl (solo) - June, 1991

Lunar Eclipse
19:58 - Ammon McNeely, Jose Pererya & Chongo - June, 2001
23:24 - Steve Gerberding, "Al Dude" Swanson, & Dave Bengsten - April, 1996  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - John Barbella & Steve Schneider - July, 1982

Born Under a Bad Sign
22:22 - Ammon McNeely, Chris Van Luevan & Erik Walden - October 2, 2001  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Bill Price & Tim Washick - 1979

Bad Seed
19:12 - Wayne Wiloughby, Brian McCray & Hans Florine - September, 1998   (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Bill Russell & Troy Johnson - October, 1988

Eagle's Way
9:08 - Brian McCray & Ammon McNeely - August, 2004
23:51 - Alek Berg  (First One Day Solo Ascent) - August, 2005 
19:38 - Steve Gerberding, Troy Johnson, & Melkonian - July, 1990  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Mark Chapman, Mike Graham & Jim Orey - 1976

On The Waterfront
17:07 - Skyler Detray & Ammon McNeely - July 15, 2009 (First One Day Ascent & 2nd Ascent)
First Ascent - Steve Bosque, Mike Corbett & Gwen Schneider - August, 1986

Pressure Cooker
23:41 - Ammon McNeely & Ivo Ninov - September, 2004 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Eric Kohl (solo) - June, 1990

Get Whacked
12:49 - Ammon McNeely & Brain McCray - June, 2001 (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Eric Kohl (solo) - June, 1992

Water Fall Route
18:28 - Peter Coward, Steve Schneider & Hans Florine - October, 1997  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Darryl Teske & T. Polk - October, 1975

Chinese Water Torture
17:15 - Lance Allred, Steve Schneider & Scott Stowe  - 199?  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Jay Smith & Karl McConachie - July, 1981

Dark Star
20:09 - Scott Cosgrove, Steve Gerberding & "Al  Dude" Swanson - July, 2002  (First One Day Ascent)
First Ascent - Jim Bridwell & Giovonni - 2002 ?
Ammon in the stellar corner of Horse Chute - 2004            Photo: Chris McNamara
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