Connor Herson


Quick Info

Nationality: US
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Trad (Worked): E11
Social Media

Contributors: remus

Quick Info

Nationality: US
Hardest Sport (Worked): 9a
Hardest Trad (Worked): E11
Social Media
Contributors: remus

Podcasts


Pics + Vids

The Crack of Destiny (E9)
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Added at 16:08 on 09 August 2023
Meltdown (E11)
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Added at 19:11 on 26 November 2023
Blackbeard's Tears (E10)
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Added at 07:11 on 30 November 2023
Cobra Crack (E9)
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Added at 19:12 on 04 December 2023
Cobra Crack (E9)
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Added at 16:08 on 09 August 2023
Empath (9a)
Added at 13:04 on 17 April 2023
Empath (9a)
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Added at 06:06 on 12 June 2022
Blackbeard's Tears (E10)
Added at 17:02 on 13 February 2024

Ascents

8 recorded ascents.

Year Climb Grade Style Ascent Date
2018 The Nose 8b+ Lead | worked 2018
2019
2020
2021 Empath 9a Lead | worked Jun 2021
2022 Empath 9a Lead | repeat Jun 2022

Connor had previously climbed the route on the bolts but decided to come back and do it on trad gear. This ascent is extremely impressive and makes it one of the hardest trad ascents at the time (alongside routes like Tribe and The Recovery Drink).

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/CerdpkSPGoL/

[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5NPJcKznpw

2023 The Crack of Destiny E9 Lead | worked 2023
Tainted Love aka Northern Soul E8 Lead | worked 2023
Belayed by Brent Barghahn.
Cobra Crack E9 Lead | worked 1st Jul 2023
Blackbeard's Tears E10 Lead | worked Aug 2023
Meltdown E11 Lead | worked 23rd Nov 2023
Fifth ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/C0Hcwqkujq2/

Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Empath 9a Lead | worked Jun 2021 9a
Empath 9a Lead | repeat Jun 2022

Connor had previously climbed the route on the bolts but decided to come back and do it on trad gear. This ascent is extremely impressive and makes it one of the hardest trad ascents at the time (alongside routes like Tribe and The Recovery Drink).

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/CerdpkSPGoL/

[2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5NPJcKznpw

The Nose 8b+ Lead | worked 2018
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Meltdown E11 Lead | worked 23rd Nov 2023
Fifth ascent.

References

[1] https://www.instagram.com/p/C0Hcwqkujq2/

Blackbeard's Tears E10 Lead | worked Aug 2023
The Crack of Destiny E9 Lead | worked 2023
Cobra Crack E9 Lead | worked 1st Jul 2023
Tainted Love aka Northern Soul E8 Lead | worked 2023
Belayed by Brent Barghahn.
Climb Grade Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade