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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
9,892 Jun 10, 2015 41
Complete Exum Ridge of the Grand Teton (III, 5.7) - Click for details
 Complete Exum Ridge of the Grand Teton (III, 5.7)
August 31, 2012 The weather forecast for today was not a terribly good one - about a 40% POP. Since Steph and I had already done the Upper Exum on different occasions,...

by PellucidWombat
9,802 Jan 23, 2013 15
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
9,799 Jan 15, 2014 90
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
9,766 Apr 16, 2014 38
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
9,729 Jun 03, 2013 77
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
9,692 Dec 01, 2013 97
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
9,558 May 09, 2014 39
PIXEL-PUSHER GEEKS SCALE EL CAP - Click for details
 PIXEL-PUSHER GEEKS SCALE EL CAP
For the past 10+ years, I’ve lived in New York City as a city slicker. My relatively rugged upbringing in rural Lake Arrowhead, CA, has given way to weekly spa massages and a ...

by stratfordnyc
9,451 Nov 25, 2013 77
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
9,363 Jul 23, 2015 35
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
9,348 Jan 26, 2015 31
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
9,300 Apr 27, 2015 53
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
9,232 Nov 11, 2013 69
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
9,201 Oct 29, 2014 138
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
9,180 Dec 05, 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
9,087 Apr 23, 2014 54
Hey Coz, Sure would like to hear the story of Southern Belle
by Prod
9,045 Oct 21, 2014 190
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
9,025 Jul 31, 2014 110
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
9,001 Nov 23, 2013 79
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
8,959 Jul 08, 2015 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
8,893 Aug 19, 2015 129
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