To celebrate my 31st birthday, my plan was to climb 31 climbs at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway: 10 V3s, 10 V4s, 10 V5-V6s, and at least one climb harder than that. After significant planning and preparation, here’s the result. Thanks to all my friends who came out, took video, and supported me.

I do not own the rights to the music in this video (but do have permission from Captain Monk).

Gotan Project - Epoca
The Black Seeds - Sit There
Manu Chao - Malegria
Captain Monk - Los Angeles (

Serena Gingold
Erick Sturm
Kevin Grant
Yelena Sheftelevich
Gerry Della Rocca

Trailside Tango V3 0:14
Tourist Remover V4 0:41
The Bonn Scott Memorial Face Problem V4 0:59
Malcomb V6 1:26
Slitherin V5 2:04
Unnamed V5 (House boulder) 2:49
Kingdom in a Princess V6 3:15
Butt Dragon Traverse V3 3:33
Fists of Fury V8 4:02
Mortal Kombat V5 4:42
Karate Chop V4 5:14
Crouching Tiger V7 5:29
Snake Eyes V4 5:57
The Cube V5 6:18
Unnamed V4 (Cube boulder) 6:58
Persistence of Time V6 7:28
Unnamed V3 (Greasefire boulder, west face) 8:09
Imperfect Circle V5 8:34
Greasefire V6 8:57
Unnamed V3 (Greasefire boulder, east face) 9:40
Patina Line V3 9:57
Square Dance V4 10:24
Act of Contrivance V4 10:46
Humpin’ the Whale V5 11:16
The Crusty Crab V3 11:44
Humpin’ the Walrus V4 12:21
Bitch Slap V6 12:43
La Boucha de Boogie V4 13:03
Busta Move V4 13:25
Paul’s Cock V3 13:50
Paul Rocks V4 14:08

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