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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
8,668 Apr 16, 2014 38
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
8,415 Nov 11, 2013 69
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
8,322 Jun 30, 2014 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
8,319 Nov 23, 2013 79
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
8,039 Apr 13, 2014 50
Gold Member II - A Wall of Solid 24 K Granite - Click for details
 Gold Member II - A Wall of Solid 24 K Granite
A week after the South Face of Watkins with Tommy Caldwell, i called up my longest-known climbing partner Mark Melvin. Mark is the guy who first took me up the West Face...

by Chris McNamara
7,800 Oct 18, 2012 30
New Route near Washington Column (A Trip Report) - Click for details
 New Route near Washington Column (A Trip Report)
Me and Coondog had been itchin' to git on some new stone lately. I wuz tired of the ol nine to five down at the baitshop and he just got his self laid off at the puppy chow p...

by micronut
7,757 Feb 07, 2014 58
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
7,699 Apr 23, 2014 54
A long long day on the Snake Dike - Click for details
 A long long day on the Snake Dike
I meant to write this shortly after we got back, but never got around to it. So here it goes... My buddy Mose and I had talked about doing Snake Dike for a long time, but...

by PAUL SOUZA
7,576 Dec 05, 2011 36
Team GREENE.....the search for Matthew continues in the Ritter Range..... - Click for details
 Team GREENE.....the search for Matthew continues in the Ritter Range.....
“Grandchildren are the crown of old men….and the glory of sons, is their fathers.” Proverbs 17:6 My searches for Matthew Greene late last summer were wrough...

by Cragman
7,427 Jul 27, 2014 103
Mt. Sill : Swiss Arete - Click for details
 Mt. Sill : Swiss Arete
I've wanted to climb this route for years .. in 2007 I actually made plans to go in July, but instead broke my foot, and then my neck. That kind of derailed things for a whil...

by rhyang
7,395 Aug 26, 2011 44
Hall of Mirrors rebolting - October 30, 2011 - Click for details
 Hall of Mirrors rebolting - October 30, 2011
Psyched by Alex Honnold's recent 3rd ascent of Hall of Mirrors, and his report on the condition of the bolts, Chris Cantwell wanted to do a rebolting trip, and I jumped at the...

by Clint Cummins
7,359 Jan 23, 2013 99
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
7,346 Dec 14, 2013 57
Half Dome NW Face - The Good, The Bad, and The Obsession With Bivying on Big Sandy - Click for details
 Half Dome NW Face - The Good, The Bad, and The Obsession With Bivying on Big Sandy
Big wall lesson number one and meeting some cool people on the NW Face of Half Dome. It was one of those moments when you’re there at the base of a long route and a mount...

by TripleS_in_EBs
7,344 Dec 03, 2012 57
Zenyatta Mondatta-Solo, June 2011 - Click for details
 Zenyatta Mondatta-Solo, June 2011
I need to thank John Fine and Mike O. for a bit of proofreading and both suggesting that I work harder and make the story more compelling. My life for the last year has been p...

by Mark Hudon
7,251 Oct 29, 2012 84
A Chilly Half Dome With My Daughter - Click for details
 A Chilly Half Dome With My Daughter
The astute reader might be detecting a trend in our choice of routes lately. But at the risk of covering some well-trodden territory, here is our fun, if nippy and long, da...

by Jim Herson
7,212 Nov 11, 2013 51
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
7,124 Dec 01, 2013 97
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
7,058 Apr 08, 2014 122
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
7,032 May 09, 2014 39
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
6,979 Jun 22, 2014 120
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