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The Kaukulator and the Uprising - Click for details
 The Kaukulator and the Uprising
This is a quick and dirty postscript to the other Rostrum TR from our first go on the route. The day pictured in that TR was Oct 24, perfect conditions, killer fall day....

by le_bruce
643 Dec 18, 2014 24
An Oddyssey to Shangri La (FA and an FFA in a little paradise)
by Vitaliy M.
3,672 Dec 18, 2014 60
Tempest - October 2001 - Click for details
 Tempest - October 2001
this is a very long photographic journey... enjoy… June 1999. Two days had passed since Tom and I were back from Reticent Wall . I was tired and thi...

by Valerio
919 Dec 18, 2014 27
Lessons learned for Big Walls - Click for details
 Lessons learned for Big Walls
THE IDEA It was probably the philandering BASE jumper that planted the seed… before hearing about him climbing up Lurking Fear to BASE jump off the summit for his birthday,...

by birdnerd
1,173 Dec 18, 2014 20
The Rostrummmmmmm - Click for details
 The Rostrummmmmmm
Been s c a r e ddddd of the Rostrum for many years. For the last ten years: le_bruce, you ready for the Rostrum? This summer: le_bruce, you ready for the ...

by le_bruce
1,818 Dec 17, 2014 51
Half Dome with my daughter - Click for details
 Half Dome with my daughter
A fun time with my 12yo daughter on her first big wall (RNWF): http://vocr.sri.com/herson/climbing/tr/halfdome-kara.html -Jim ...

by Jim Herson
16,589 Dec 17, 2014 178
Type 2 Fun on the Shield with Whitemeat! - Click for details
 Type 2 Fun on the Shield with Whitemeat!
Being afraid is relative to the situation you are in. If you are afraid while truly knowing you are in no danger, are you really that gripped? I may have employed the me...

by Jaysen
5,663 Dec 17, 2014 80
Hoffman's Thumb - Mt Hoffman w/ kids (added part 2 & vid, still need to add part 3) - Click for details
 Hoffman's Thumb - Mt Hoffman w/ kids (added part 2 & vid, still need to add part 3)
I still haven't ever seen a topo of the routes, but I was captivated when I saw a report a few weeks back. It was right before Labor Day weekend with the kids, deciding where ...

by NutAgain!
1,355 Dec 17, 2014 23
Above Average Trip Report (The Meadows and Beyond) - Click for details
 Above Average Trip Report (The Meadows and Beyond)
I am an above average climber. Adam is better than me by maybe a grade or two, but together we are nothing more than an above average team. We'll never do the Eiger, we'll ...

by micronut
3,387 Dec 17, 2014 52
Shiprock 1961 - Click for details
 Shiprock 1961
Spring break, March 26, 1961, my friends Milt Hokanson,Dave Wood and I loaded my little Jeep and drove from Salt Lake City to Shiprock, NM. I had read Jack Kerouac's "On t...

by AKTrad
3,099 Dec 16, 2014 47
Castle Rock Spire With Roper and Powell  1962 - Click for details
 Castle Rock Spire With Roper and Powell 1962
CASTLE ROCK SPIRE WITH ROPER AND POWELL 1962 Ever since I first began climbing as a punk kid in Berkeley I have had a fascination with with pinnacles and spires. Seein...

by guido
1,859 Dec 16, 2014 16
My First Wall Climb: An Exercise in Determination - Click for details
 My First Wall Climb: An Exercise in Determination
I began climbing about eight years ago in the SF Bay Area. It was not long after I began climbing that I found myself captivated by the romance of big wall climbing in Yosemit...

by Kreutzer
1,247 Dec 15, 2014 29
Great White North - Angel's Crest full conditions ascent. - Click for details
 Great White North - Angel's Crest full conditions ascent.
Fishboy Photo Angel’s Crest full conditions ascent Per ardua ad astra! November 11, 2012 It all started with a little conversation on “Squamish Photos a...

by Big Mike
4,332 Dec 15, 2014 75
Continental Drifting - Click for details
 Continental Drifting
Psyched after a successful ascent of Zenyatta Mondatta, Callum and I decided to try something a bit more challenging. Continental Drift was first climbed in 1997 by three hard...

by Neil Chelton
6,791 Dec 14, 2014 53
Ho Ho Ho - Click for details
 Ho Ho Ho
So it was 63 degrees at 6:30 this morning. It was 12/13/14 and the plan was to be at the tower at 10:11 on 12/13/14. We got there just in time.Santa needed to get to the nor...

by mike m
666 Dec 14, 2014 23
Searching for Matthew....and making some poor judgements..... - Click for details
 Searching for Matthew....and making some poor judgements.....
Summer in the high Sierra is such a fleeting thing. Seems like if you blink, you miss it. We locals joke that we actually have only two seasons up here....winter....and prepar...

by Cragman
6,859 Dec 13, 2014 77
Travis and His Silent Partner Head to the Desert - Click for details
 Travis and His Silent Partner Head to the Desert
As climbers our pursuits are typically decorated by a number of terrifying moments which we (well most of us) encounter. It usually first starts out, as it did for me,...

by Travis Haussener
2,213 Dec 13, 2014 21
Surgeon General or Tom's Tooth - Click for details
 Surgeon General or Tom's Tooth
"Is this the route on which Ammon’s head was bleeding mixed with some white ooze?" I heard the question, each time I said that I want to climb Surgeon General. “Yes, t...

by Regan
2,753 Dec 13, 2014 41
Matthes Crest in Technicolor:  A Trip Report Brought To You By Instagram - Click for details
 Matthes Crest in Technicolor: A Trip Report Brought To You By Instagram
..................NOTE: All photos for this trip were taken on my lowly iphone. For once I decided not to bring a real camera and just forget about photography and climb. I...

by micronut
4,710 Dec 12, 2014 60
First one here now how do i get there? Exploring in Aysen Patagonia. - Click for details
 First one here now how do i get there? Exploring in Aysen Patagonia.
Climbing, for me, has always been about exploring. That can mean a few meters of virgin rock or an unclimbed peak in some remote corner of the world. Not easy to find virgi...

by donini
1,388 Dec 12, 2014 38
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