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8 days in City of Rocks: the same old stuff everyone else climbs - Click for details
 8 days in City of Rocks: the same old stuff everyone else climbs
Got a chance to spend 8 days in City of Rocks, my favorite crag in the USA. Lucky me. I used to climb there frequently 25 or 30 years ago but I haven't been back since. I clim...

by yanqui
1,056 Aug 30, 2016 34
6 Days off trail in the High Sierra: Ionian Basin, Tunemah and Martha Lakes, Goddard Creek Canyon - Click for details
 6 Days off trail in the High Sierra: Ionian Basin, Tunemah and Martha Lakes, Goddard Creek Canyon
Some photos from backpacking for 6 days west of Bishop. We started at North Lake and walk over Lamarck Col down to the Muir Trail for a couple miles and then west to Martha La...

by Chris McNamara
1,355 Aug 30, 2016 34
Charlotte Dome's Longest Approach - Click for details
 Charlotte Dome's Longest Approach
It's become a bit of a theme this summer. Climb mega classic, relatively accessible routes via the most annoying approach possible. If remote passes, obscure peaks, un...

by jedster
2,530 Aug 30, 2016 10
Summer in Tuolumne - Click for details
 Summer in Tuolumne
Does it get any better than summer in Tuolumne or the High Sierra? I feel very blessed to have spent a couple of weeks there this year - climbing with partners old and n...

by Ed H
1,148 Aug 30, 2016 29
Pilot Knob - Click for details
 Pilot Knob
The complete report (~200 words), which I did not write, can be read here: http://climber.org/reports/2014/1849.html The pictures: Jay ex...

by Banquo
1,452 Aug 29, 2016 10
1st Ascent "The Arsonist"  Burning up the North Face of Fairview Dome - Click for details
 1st Ascent "The Arsonist" Burning up the North Face of Fairview Dome
This is a route a friend and I put up last summer on the North side of Fairview Dome. Some crude pics and a bit of writing might give somebody something to do. I do hope ...

by bob
7,339 Aug 28, 2016 70
My First Big Wall, RNWF of Half Dome, with a Stranger - Click for details
 My First Big Wall, RNWF of Half Dome, with a Stranger
Today is going to be special. I am on my way to Yosemite to climb Half Dome. It will be my first big wall. And, I will be climbing it with a total stranger. I tried...

by Mei
1,751 Aug 24, 2016 29
Sport Chalet - the Emotional Rollercoaster
by Stonemaster Farm Team
806 Aug 24, 2016 11
Tangerine Trip: A Trip report - Click for details
 Tangerine Trip: A Trip report
October 2015: Due to time constraints Ryan O'Connell and I flew down from Seattle to Sacramento and rented a car. We had always driven down in the past, but since bot...

by Ian Nicholson
1,374 Aug 23, 2016 23
Jungfrau by fair means - Click for details
 Jungfrau by fair means
Three years ago, my soon-to-be wife and I ventured into the Bernese Oberland. After my recent move to Switzerland, I was nearly broke and didn't have much money for the expens...

by el_pirata
1,320 Aug 23, 2016 21
Return to Watchtower Peak, FA Northeast Ridge - Click for details
 Return to Watchtower Peak, FA Northeast Ridge
A return trip. When I first became interested in 5th class peak climbing in the Sierra Nevada, I picked up a copy of R. J. Secor’s 1992 book “The High Sierra: Peaks...

by Banquo
2,859 Aug 22, 2016 33
Direct SE Face of Clyde Minaret (IV, 5.9+) - Click for details
 Direct SE Face of Clyde Minaret (IV, 5.9+)
After a multi-month streak of getting out climbing every weekend, I was feeling a bit tired and pressured to take a weekend off. Since I was not having much luck finding...

by PellucidWombat
8,491 Aug 20, 2016 52
The Reticent Wall - Click for details
 The Reticent Wall
I believe that life is a journey, not a destination. Today’s modern society is structured in a way which makes it easy to live life without any obstacles. Sometimes we need to...

by Neil Chelton
12,300 Aug 20, 2016 50
Emigrant Labor -  A First Ascent Journey through the Emigrant Wilderness - Click for details
 Emigrant Labor - A First Ascent Journey through the Emigrant Wilderness
For years, my friend Damian has been talking about planning a trip together to the Sierra. At first thought peaks such as the Incredible Hulk, Mt. Russell, and Mt. Wh...

by myers1210
1,202 Aug 19, 2016 15
Losing Our Marbles on Obscure Yosemite Offwidth: The Way Kim and I Survived Basketcase - Click for details
 Losing Our Marbles on Obscure Yosemite Offwidth: The Way Kim and I Survived Basketcase
My best offwidth buddy Kim Groebner and I decided to try to use the short weekend I had to try to seek out an ‘obscure Yosemite multipitch offwidth’. All four of those words ...

by christinafreschl
10,921 Aug 18, 2016 83
Into the Gaping Maw, a tale of Basket Case, the Astroman of Offwidth. - Click for details
 Into the Gaping Maw, a tale of Basket Case, the Astroman of Offwidth.
I've learned over the years, that the best adventures you'll ever find yourself getting into, the ones that end up pushing you the furthest beyond your personal expectations, ...

by Salamanizer
5,942 Aug 18, 2016 65
TEHIPITE VALLEY PART II:  the biggest unclimbed wall in California - Click for details
 TEHIPITE VALLEY PART II: the biggest unclimbed wall in California
Well maybe it's not, I don't know. We've been thinking of it that way since our attempt last Summer just to build our excitement and motivation for the inevitable return. ...

by limpingcrab
1,752 Aug 17, 2016 52
Into the womb of the Crack of Doom. - Click for details
 Into the womb of the Crack of Doom.
So the Valley hardman Alexi and I decided we'd take a trip up the Crack of Doom as kind of an easy day as we were fresh from getting a beat down on Windfall the day before. Ha...

by Salamanizer
6,058 Aug 17, 2016 90
CNRoLPP - My First (Accidental) Grade V Climb - Click for details
 CNRoLPP - My First (Accidental) Grade V Climb
Oct 22-23, 2011 Last October, Stefan and I climbed the Complete North Ridge of Lone Pine Peak (CNRoLPP) (V, 5.7) over what turned out to be a 39 hou...

by PellucidWombat
6,934 Aug 16, 2016 48
Iron Hawk - Solo* - Click for details
 Iron Hawk - Solo*
*Almost. My trip reports can now be found at ElCapPanos.com...

by Mark Hudon
13,649 Aug 14, 2016 121
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