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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
7,169 Aug 28, 2016 70
Summer in Tuolumne - Click for details
 Summer in Tuolumne
Does it get any better than summer in Tuolumne? I feel very blessed to have spent a couple of weeks there this year - climbing with partners old and new - exploring new ...

by Ed H
989 Aug 28, 2016 28
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
683 Aug 28, 2016 18
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
1,713 Aug 24, 2016 29
Sport Chalet - the Emotional Rollercoaster
by Stonemaster Farm Team
783 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
1,247 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
1,308 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
2,847 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
8,473 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
12,281 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
1,193 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
10,907 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
5,927 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
1,738 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
6,054 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
6,925 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
13,639 Aug 14, 2016 121
Grand Teton Unroped - Click for details
 Grand Teton Unroped
Believe it or not, Grand Teton is easily climbed without gear. Most of the pitches described in the guidebooks as “5.7” or “5.8” would barely pass as a 5.4 if they were in l...

by Unlucky
14,021 Aug 14, 2016 100
Bugs and the Canadian Rockies - a lazy man's TR
by Nanobody
602 Aug 14, 2016 15
Illilouette Drainage: rising from the ashes - Click for details
 Illilouette Drainage: rising from the ashes
Our childhood Yosemite missions always stuck to the same basic format: Start in the high country, spend a few days winding down in elevation, zip up the Half Dome cable...

by pswitz
1,448 Aug 12, 2016 18
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