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Adventure on an unclimbed Sierra tower - Click for details
 Adventure on an unclimbed Sierra tower
I don't know exactly when I first saw this rock, but I draw lines on my Sequoia/Kings Canyon map everywhere I walk so I know I've seen it from several angles. The firs...

by limpingcrab
5,193 Jun 29, 2016 94
North Buttress of Merriam day-hike (Photo TR) - Click for details
 North Buttress of Merriam day-hike (Photo TR)
Although I love to camp and spent the most amount of time in the mountains for as long as possible, at times I do like to push my body, test my limits and see how I perform un...

by Vitaliy M.
3,193 Jun 29, 2016 42
The Rebolting and Rediscovery of Slick Rock Dome, Tahoe - Click for details
 The Rebolting and Rediscovery of Slick Rock Dome, Tahoe
In the land of dikes and cracks at Loverís Leap and the spires at Sugarloaf and Phantom Spires, this fantastic granite dome has been overlooked for decades. Basically hidde...

by Ney Grant
1,648 Jun 29, 2016 50
Mt. Conness SW Face (Harding Route) - Click for details
 Mt. Conness SW Face (Harding Route)
Bellow average snow year helped me out one more time - Hamik and I managed to climb SW Face of Mt. Conness in mid June! Even though this winter brought a bit more precipitatio...

by Vitaliy M.
4,484 Jun 29, 2016 46
A Cell Phone Trip Report, With An Old Friend - Click for details
 A Cell Phone Trip Report, With An Old Friend
This trip report is dedicated to my fellow Survival Instructor, climbing partner and great friend Mark Vojtko, who I first climbed this with 33 years ago. John Ric...

by survival
483 Jun 29, 2016 22
Getting High in Yosemite - Click for details
 Getting High in Yosemite
No Mountains too high, for you to climb All you have to do is have some climbing faith... My expectations for Yosemite are low, very low. I'm talking about my up ...

by Mei
1,097 Jun 28, 2016 25
The Witch and the Warlock: A Needles Climb to Fly Adventure - Click for details
 The Witch and the Warlock: A Needles Climb to Fly Adventure
I've avoided sharing too much here, the ST forum can be quite abrasive and downright ignorant when it comes to wingsuit BASE. Yet I lurk and use the site without contributing ...

by Jiggler
3,475 Jun 28, 2016 56
What comes around...a life trip report - Click for details
 What comes around...a life trip report
So it goes, one goes into the mountains to seek solitude and a little peace of mind, at least that's what this trip was about. A little Background....last September i was fort...

by adikted
1,547 Jun 28, 2016 21
Clyde Minaret- day-hike of SE Face (Direct var. IV 5.9+) - Click for details
 Clyde Minaret- day-hike of SE Face (Direct var. IV 5.9+)
Bryan and I wanted to climb another long route in a day. Since we climbed more than a few '50 Classics' together, we wanted to tick off another one. We started from Agne...

by Vitaliy M.
2,008 Jun 28, 2016 19
The wife's first alpine climb -- Petit Griffon - Click for details
 The wife's first alpine climb -- Petit Griffon
Me - "Do you want to go climb this thing in the little lakes valley? Its a bit like the Dorion tower, but at 13,000 feet" Wife - "Sure, I love that area" Me - ...

by Nanobody
628 Jun 28, 2016 16
Deception-Lovers Leap- 6/26/2016
by Mel-NER
478 Jun 27, 2016 6
Liberty Cap Southwest face - Click for details
 Liberty Cap Southwest face
It had been a while since my buddy Stewart and I had a chance to head out and get on a route, but now that I moved back to the west coast and was close to Yosemite, we figured...

by mountainmatt
459 Jun 27, 2016 11
North Ridge of the Grand Teton (Italian Cracks Variation)(IV, 5.7) (Carryover Day 4) - Click for details
 North Ridge of the Grand Teton (Italian Cracks Variation)(IV, 5.7) (Carryover Day 4)
September 4, 2012 (Carryover Day 4) "The difficulty of this climb is largely determined by recent weather-influenced route conditions; ice will make the c...

by PellucidWombat
7,191 Jun 27, 2016 20
Community of Yosemite Monkeys Rally! (for a paraplegic's dream of climbing a big wall) - Click for details
 Community of Yosemite Monkeys Rally! (for a paraplegic's dream of climbing a big wall)
www.muderlakart.com The arid, Sierra air felt distinctly warm that evening, saturated with the scent of granite and Ponderosa Pine. I chose a more direct, rocky trail ...

by Craig Muderlak
4,279 Jun 26, 2016 50
Black Dike Traverse (II, cl. 3-4, moderate snow) and the Southwest Couloir of Mt Teewinot (II, cl. 4) (Carryout Day 1) - Click for details
 Black Dike Traverse (II, cl. 3-4, moderate snow) and the Southwest Couloir of Mt Teewinot (II, cl. 4) (Carryout Day 1)
September 5, 2012 (Carryout Day 1) Normally today would have been doing the Back Dike Traverse to move base camp from the Lower Saddle to the Teton Glacier, whe...

by PellucidWombat
3,711 Jun 26, 2016 7
The Valhalla Traverse (II, cl. 3-4, falling rock & ice hazard) (Carryover Day 1) - Click for details
 The Valhalla Traverse (II, cl. 3-4, falling rock & ice hazard) (Carryover Day 1)
September 1, 2012 (Carryover Day 1) "This [Valhalla] traverse is a serious undertaking, as even in the driest of conditions one can expect to find ice and we...

by PellucidWombat
4,610 Jun 26, 2016 9
Garnet Canyon Approach and the North Ridge of Middle Teton (II, 5.6) - Click for details
 Garnet Canyon Approach and the North Ridge of Middle Teton (II, 5.6)
August 30, 2012 Garnet Canyon Approach After a straightforward 5.5 hr drive from Salt Lake City, I pulled into the Lupine Meadows parking lot at about 2am, search...

by PellucidWombat
4,918 Jun 26, 2016 12
2016-05 Red Rocks - Bird Hunter Buttress - Click for details
 2016-05 Red Rocks - Bird Hunter Buttress
We could have started an hour earlier to avoid some epicness later on. That is 100% on me! Leaving the trailhead around 7am: Even on big days you can't tota...

by NutAgain!
548 Jun 26, 2016 6
Son of Flip Flop goes Backpacking in Yosemite - Click for details
 Son of Flip Flop goes Backpacking in Yosemite
June 4 My son just turned Seven in May. On the first Saturday of his vacation we started on our excursion. Not just a visit to a cherished place, our Yosemite,bu...

by Flip Flop
798 Jun 25, 2016 28
A Very slow winter ascent of the Nose - Click for details
 A Very slow winter ascent of the Nose
Trip report from a very, very slow winter ascent of the Nose. http://andy-kirkpatrick.com/blog/view/no_better_knot...

by Andy KP
2,484 Jun 25, 2016 15
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