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Half Dome cables with an autistic boy--er, young man - Click for details
 Half Dome cables with an autistic boy--er, young man
Since our first trip to Yosemite in 2005, I've wanted to hike to the summit of Half Dome with my son, Carl. Now 16, Carl is autistic and has never spoken a word. One o...

by Damn this looks high
12,056 May 04, 2015 152
Half Dome Like You're Never Seen it Before - Click for details
 Half Dome Like You're Never Seen it Before
Interactive Half Dome Map App (Make sure to go full screen for the best experience. Zoom in, pan around, turn layers on and off, click photo icons to see image thumbn...

by PellucidWombat
12,012 May 09, 2014 39
A jumarless Nose with my Daughter. - Click for details
 A jumarless Nose with my Daughter.
Good times in the Valley with the kids: http://vocr.sri.com/herson/climbing/tr/niad-kara.html -Jim ...

by Jim Herson
12,008 Mar 15, 2014 123
A search for Matthew Greene - Click for details
 A search for Matthew Greene
With all due respect to the family and friends of Matthew Greene….. The following report is factual, though the fact remains that no one knows where Matthew Greene wen...

by Cragman
11,926 Mar 19, 2015 74
Sandra and Big Mike's EXTREMELY //**LONG**// Facelift Odyssey!!! - Click for details
 Sandra and Big Mike's EXTREMELY //**LONG**// Facelift Odyssey!!!
This tale all started last year with one simple wish. Sandra opined at facelift last year, "I wish i had my car!" To which I replied, "if you want this broken back ...

by Big Mike
11,785 Feb 09, 2015 248
The Bachar-Yerian: A Three Year Obsession Comes to a Close - Click for details
 The Bachar-Yerian: A Three Year Obsession Comes to a Close
I became aware of John Bachar in the winter of 2005/06. I had recently started climbing and bouldered poorly but enthusiastically in a Philadelphia gym a couple of times a we...

by Jon Clark
11,770 Jun 04, 2016 89
South Howser Tower (Beckey-Chouinard) - Click for details
 South Howser Tower (Beckey-Chouinard)
July 31, 2013 Although poor weather in the Bugaboos had changed my plans with Alec for us to stop by Gimli Peak on our way in, the storms had passed and we had a brief...

by PellucidWombat
11,747 Aug 27, 2014 59
Solo on the Muir: via the YOSAR finish - Click for details
 Solo on the Muir: via the YOSAR finish
Time to think is a rarity in the modern world. Busy work schedules and increasing use of technology have worked incessantly to diminish our time for free thought and ...

by POTATO
11,672 Jun 10, 2016 81
How I Learned to Climb the NIAD in 3 Days and 2 Nights - Click for details
 How I Learned to Climb the NIAD in 3 Days and 2 Nights
Warning: zero-beta alert. In fact, there is nothing insightful about this trip report. Our accomplishment is tarnished by the fact that thousands upon thousands before us ha...

by tahoe523
11,614 Jul 08, 2016 73
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
11,245 Aug 18, 2016 83
Pyramid Peak:  Paul Ryan’s “Favorite Fourteener” or Fitness Fable? - Click for details
 Pyramid Peak: Paul Ryan’s “Favorite Fourteener” or Fitness Fable?
I was in Aspen for work recently, when it occurred to me that I might get away and hike something in the high peaks to get some cardiovascular exercise. From near town, ...

by Rick A
11,086 Dec 20, 2016 139
Half Domes RNWF: The day we found that pitch 11/12 was missing - Click for details
 Half Domes RNWF: The day we found that pitch 11/12 was missing
July 5th, Scott Sinner and I woke up at 3:45 am for a car to car ascent of Half Dome's RNWF. This would be my 3rd time up the wall, Scott's first. Arriving to the base of...

by drwb
11,036 Jul 23, 2015 35
The Nose Of El Capitan -Party of three, Leave no trace - Click for details
 The Nose Of El Capitan -Party of three, Leave no trace
Background: Three years ago, I entered Yosemite Valley on a backpacking trip with friends, spotted El Capitan and knew that someday I wanted to climb The Nose. I by no mean...

by JSpencerV
11,026 Apr 23, 2014 54
Falling on the Nose: A Four Month Journey - Click for details
 Falling on the Nose: A Four Month Journey
Sometime at the end of May, my climbing partner, Zach, and I took our first attempt at climbing El Capitan and started up on the Nose. It did not end well. This trip report ...

by MikeDrake
10,936 Jun 10, 2015 41
The Nose in a Day, 10/09 - Click for details
 The Nose in a Day, 10/09
It all started in the Fall of ‘08 when Jay and Jeanette Rennenberg climbed the Nose. I hadn’t been up El Cap since 1979 and was really feeling the longing in my heart. I email...

by Mark Hudon
10,917 Apr 16, 2014 38
A rookie’s solo ascent of the Zodiac - Oct 2012 - Click for details
 A rookie’s solo ascent of the Zodiac - Oct 2012
"Living proof that big wall climbing is 100% persistence.” - Joe Simonsen Day 1… I forgot my pants. -------------------In 2008, I had the privilege of meeting Steve ...

by yellow mzungu
10,879 Nov 15, 2016 124
Pursuit of Bluebonnet Tower and the Lost Crystal Cave, Sawtooths, Idaho. - Click for details
 Pursuit of Bluebonnet Tower and the Lost Crystal Cave, Sawtooths, Idaho.
Pursuit of “Bluebonnet Tower.” (and the search for the “Crystal Cave.”) Glissading firm snow and going “way too fast,” I tripped and did a couple of fast forwar...

by Fritz
10,622 Apr 27, 2015 53
Keeler Needle-  Blood of the Monkey VI, 5.12 -16 pitches F.A. Moser, Ness: May 28, 2012-June 6, 2012 - Click for details
 Keeler Needle- Blood of the Monkey VI, 5.12 -16 pitches F.A. Moser, Ness: May 28, 2012-June 6, 2012
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by Myles Moser
10,586 May 31, 2016 86
Spire 4 - Click for details
 Spire 4
I am showing my son how to post a TR. We will work on it for the next couple of days. We went to far up the wrong way, but we still stopped to look at the Gill arrow. This ...

by mike m
10,488 Feb 15, 2016 135
Mark Hudon is a Liar:  A South Face of The Column Trip Report - Click for details
 Mark Hudon is a Liar: A South Face of The Column Trip Report
It's 9:02 am and I want to vomit. I want to scream like a schoolgirl and pound my torn and sore fists against the belay and shake my head and cry. One stupid, unforgiveable...

by micronut
10,276 Dec 14, 2013 57
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