Climbing Porn from a few days ago...Zion, Touchstone

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Gaar Lausman

Trad climber
behind you
Topic Author's Original Post - Aug 12, 2009 - 04:37pm PT
These are Low Res images..thats why they look grainy





















































Ghost

climber
A long way from where I started
Aug 12, 2009 - 04:42pm PT
Wow!
Port

Trad climber
San Diego
Aug 12, 2009 - 04:56pm PT
sick...
adam d

climber
CA
Aug 12, 2009 - 05:01pm PT
nice! I'd love to see the hi-res shots.
mark miller

Social climber
Reno
Aug 12, 2009 - 05:02pm PT
That route is classic before you even leave the ground, Beautiful steep line and short approach, then you get those stellar crack pitches......
pip the dog

Mountain climber
planet dogboy
Aug 12, 2009 - 05:12pm PT
adam d:
> nice! I'd love to see the hi-res shots.

they'd still be _way_ "grainy"...
~~~

you's guys need more stickers on your helmets.

other than that -- quality route, done well. well done.


^,,^
Chris McNamara

SuperTopo staff member
Aug 12, 2009 - 05:43pm PT
awesome photos, i just added a link to this page http://www.supertopo.com/rock_climbing/route_beta.php?r=zicgtouc
nature

climber
Tucson, AZ
Aug 12, 2009 - 06:17pm PT
pervert!
xtrmecat

Trad climber
Kalispell, Montanagonia
Aug 12, 2009 - 06:27pm PT
I was fortunate enough to get a solo of this in Feb.. Probably a little cooler than your trip. Thought I'd post a couple of shots from the trip myself.



And yes, there are some great cracks that run on for a long ways, kind of dreamy. Gear gobblers they are.



It was my first winter wall, and words cannot begin to explain the grand scale of the beauty of this line, the views, the sounds(ice calving off all times of day and night), and the grip Zion has for grabbing ones soul, probably more so without distractions of conversation or people.




The higher you go, the better the view.



Even the summit has a sureal view, very mellow tones of extreme terrain.



Bob

PS. I did not post to steal your thunder, just to share photos of like interest. Also I only did the mandatory free, nice job cranking on that crack, steep and unrelenting.


Captain...or Skully

Social climber
Boise....
Aug 12, 2009 - 06:47pm PT
That's some seriously good climbing porn, mon.
Thanks for the dose. Psych-city!
WooHoo!!!!!!!!!
good shizz.
Fletcher

Trad climber
a buttery white sand beach... I wish!
Aug 12, 2009 - 06:50pm PT
Wow!
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Aug 12, 2009 - 07:01pm PT
Its alright,... a bit stuffy on the name though.
Gaar Lausman

Trad climber
behind you
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 12, 2009 - 07:07pm PT
Stuffy??? PORN????.....Wait now it comes together
Prod

Trad climber
A place w/o Avitars apparently
Aug 12, 2009 - 07:16pm PT
I was gonna say "WOW", but that was already taken a few times. Not the typical perspective for pics of a leader, you have a nice face, but I gotta ask....

What does your ass look like?

Prod.
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Aug 12, 2009 - 07:49pm PT
I'm more impressed with the photographer, who is obviously free soloing one handed. LOL
Jingy

Social climber
Flatland, Ca
Aug 12, 2009 - 07:54pm PT
Kick A$$ TR, bra!!!


Extra points awarded to the climber climbing crack without the use of aid techniques... (i.e. tape)


Thanks for the glimpses of your trip... must have been a blast!
Zander

Trad climber
Berkeley
Aug 12, 2009 - 08:57pm PT
Sweet!
Double D

climber
Aug 12, 2009 - 08:57pm PT
Great shots! Good job of keeping the rope out of the picts and keeping in close to get the feel of the climb.

le_bruce

climber
Oakland: what's not to love?
Aug 13, 2009 - 12:05pm PT
Great stuff xtremecat and Gaar
Gaar Lausman

Trad climber
behind you
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 14, 2009 - 12:39pm PT
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