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Evolution Traverse: How I Owe it All to an Apple - Click for details
 Evolution Traverse: How I Owe it All to an Apple
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go. - T. S. Eliot. My obsession with Evolution Traverse began three years ago whi...

by noriko nakagawa
14,303 Dec 28, 2017 101
Hey Coz, Sure would like to hear the story of Southern Belle
by Prod
14,234 Mar 24, 2016 188
The Reticent Wall - Click for details
 The Reticent Wall
I believe that life is a journey, not a destination. Today’s modern society is structured in a way which makes it easy to live life without any obstacles. Sometimes we need to...

by Neil Chelton
14,025 Aug 20, 2016 50
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
13,974 Jun 02, 2017 74
A Week in Red Rock — A Photo Essay - Click for details
 A Week in Red Rock — A Photo Essay
Steve Molis and I spent a week in Red Rock in mid-March. We were a rather motley crew, since Steve, with a resume including the Diamond on Longs Peak and the Leaning T...

by rgold
13,625 Dec 18, 2013 130
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
13,437 May 04, 2015 152
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
13,258 Oct 10, 2017 76
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
13,143 Dec 27, 2017 62
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
12,963 Oct 13, 2017 128
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
12,918 Feb 09, 2015 248
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
12,878 Feb 27, 2017 82
A jumarless Nose with my Daughter. - Click for details
 A jumarless Nose with my Daughter.
Good times in the Valley with the kids: http://www.jimherson.com/climbing/tr/niad-kara.html -Jim ...

by Jim Herson
12,635 Mar 15, 2014 123
Climbing in the Wadi Rum Desert of Jordan - March 2012 - Click for details
 Climbing in the Wadi Rum Desert of Jordan - March 2012
The wonderful colors of the Wadi Rum in Jordan Ever see a photograph of a place that then becomes an obsession? I saw a photograph of the Bugaboos about 30 yeas a...

by Sierra Ledge Rat
12,487 Nov 17, 2017 72
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
12,478 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
12,300 Jun 10, 2015 41
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
12,295 Dec 20, 2016 139
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
12,161 Apr 16, 2014 38
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
12,086 Aug 18, 2016 83
Matthes Crest - S-N Traverse (III, 5.7) and Full Traverse (IV, 5.8) (Photo TR) - Click for details
 Matthes Crest - S-N Traverse (III, 5.7) and Full Traverse (IV, 5.8) (Photo TR)
Matthes Crest is pure Type 1 fun and a must-do for anyone climbing in the Sierra. The northern section is even better than the more popular southern section, although it is mu...

by PellucidWombat
11,992 Jun 30, 2015 44
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
11,859 May 31, 2016 86
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