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Playing Hooky from Work: A Solo Ascent of Geochronology Wall (I, C2, cl.3) - Click for details
 Playing Hooky from Work: A Solo Ascent of Geochronology Wall (I, C2, cl.3)
On August 30, 2011, I had a carpe diem moment. I had just acquired my first set of aid hooks and was desperately wanting to push myself in a crash course on hooking. Hoo...

by PellucidWombat
42,258 Sep 12, 2014 73
Death on the NW Face of Half Dome
by howie doin'
28,022 Oct 23, 2011 73
working of the first free ascent of Mescalito - Click for details
 working of the first free ascent of Mescalito
first a public service announcement: take your poop down from el cap. Here are many ideas on the subject of managing your poop on the forum or you can just buy a Metoliu...

by Chris McNamara
20,922 Apr 27, 2012 71
Superbalance (Polar Sun Spire, Baffin Island, April-May 2012) - Click for details
 Superbalance (Polar Sun Spire, Baffin Island, April-May 2012)
You can say that Zodiac is a piece of cake, but I was so proud, when I alone topped out in October 2006. I felt a certain calm contentment after my first climb in Yo thinking ...

by Regan
19,735 Apr 13, 2015 178
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
18,074 Dec 19, 2014 181
The Shield, 10/10, A Trip Report by John Fine and Mark Hudon - Click for details
 The Shield, 10/10, A Trip Report by John Fine and Mark Hudon
John and I each wrote our own feelings of the route. We've combined them here along with our photos and videos. edited by Pete Zabrok Mark: BIMD – meaning Back ...

by Mark Hudon
17,068 Apr 08, 2015 88
Mt Watkins near onsite free by Tommy Caldwell - Click for details
 Mt Watkins near onsite free by Tommy Caldwell
Tommy Caldwell texted me that he was in the Valley and psyched to climb. He had just finished his work for the season on Free Mescalito (he'll be back in the fall w...

by Chris McNamara
15,752 Jun 11, 2015 49
Lurking Fear solo - My first time up the Captain - Click for details
 Lurking Fear solo - My first time up the Captain
Seems like everyone’s in the Valley right now, which made me both jealous and psyched. Which led to finally managing to write up my trip report from last year. Better late tha...

by Jane Gallwey
15,729 Jul 01, 2015 139
Grape Race-Tribal Rite, Solo. 6/10, Trip Report - Click for details
 Grape Race-Tribal Rite, Solo. 6/10, Trip Report
I was having a bad day. The wall was so steep that the bottom of the gear rack hung eighteen inches away from the rock, and the two quarter-inch anchor bolts to which everyth...

by Mark Hudon
15,444 Jan 05, 2015 161
Buttermilk Bigwall Bouldering Expedition - Click for details
 Buttermilk Bigwall Bouldering Expedition
I will admit that at times I have been accused of making fun of the small (very small) but growing subculture of the grand sport of climbing known as bouldering....

by climbski2
14,002 May 02, 2013 24
West Fork Ruth Glacier, Mt. Huntington East Ridge - Click for details
 West Fork Ruth Glacier, Mt. Huntington East Ridge
Trip: West Fork Ruth - Huntington E. Ridge Date: 4/1/1980 Trip Report: The 1980 West Fork Expedition The concept My first two expeditions to the Al...

by Alpinista55
13,773 May 13, 2014 110
Yosemite Falls - The Middle Tier - Click for details
 Yosemite Falls - The Middle Tier
These are photos from a 2006 trip down the Inner Falls in Yosemite. Below is an overview of the route. We did it in late October, when the falls were dry: We decided...

by M. Volland
13,641 Oct 19, 2014 66
Half Dome - Regular Route - Big Backpack Strategy - Click for details
 Half Dome - Regular Route - Big Backpack Strategy
Part photo documentary, part mega beta pack, part Big Backpack Strategy handbook. Our goal was to climb Half Dome in two days without hauling. What to do? We went with...

by Danholio
13,484 Jun 09, 2015 57
West Face of Starr King - Hidden Gem of Yosemite - Click for details
 West Face of Starr King - Hidden Gem of Yosemite
One of the best climbs in the Sierra that sees relatively few ascents each year is right there in plain sight, visible from the Glacier Point road. Some consider it a Sierra c...

by qigongclimber
13,279 Dec 05, 2014 72
Hans and Alex Crush The Nose Speed Record with Photos - Click for details
 Hans and Alex Crush The Nose Speed Record with Photos
I wanted to post this in a trip report so it doesn't get missed in a thread. Congrats Hans and Alex, you guys CRUSHED it!! That was way better than I expected. I th...

by the Fet
12,972 Jun 29, 2012 62
Max Jones and Mark Hudon climb the South Seas on El Cap. OCT 2011 - Click for details
 Max Jones and Mark Hudon climb the South Seas on El Cap. OCT 2011
You never know when your life is going to change. Everyday you wake up and make decisions and those decisions lead to other decisions. You may have plans for the day but...

by Mark Hudon
12,636 Sep 07, 2013 148
A Laywoman's Account of Astroman - Click for details
 A Laywoman's Account of Astroman
This climb was equal parts sweat, blood and manic enthusiasm. What began with a, ‘WE WILL BE ON THE TRAIL AT 5AM SHARP TOMORROW’ pep talk ended in a post 6am start. My clock...

by tahoe523
12,404 Mar 04, 2014 96
The Kid Flunks Grade VI; Photo Essay - Click for details
 The Kid Flunks Grade VI; Photo Essay
-Me and the Protection -A Junk Show in the MAking -Doug leading pitch 3 -Me sewing up pitch 4 -Top of pitch 4; Tom Evans Photo - www.elcapre...

by thekidcormier
12,076 Jun 05, 2013 295
Iron Hawk - Solo* - Click for details
 Iron Hawk - Solo*
*Almost. My trip reports can now be found at ElCapPanos.com...

by Mark Hudon
11,938 Mar 12, 2014 123
My Up And Down Life, Disaster Master - Click for details
 My Up And Down Life, Disaster Master
STICKS & STONES PART ONE: 2004 by Paul David Humphrey It occurred to me the other day that I can't outrun my hangups. I can't hide from myself forever. The issues w...

by Disaster Master
11,808 Jun 09, 2015 97
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