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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
11,111 Feb 09, 2015 248
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
11,075 Mar 19, 2015 74
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
10,808 May 09, 2014 39
Hey Coz, Sure would like to hear the story of Southern Belle
by Prod
10,768 Mar 24, 2016 188
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
10,665 Jul 23, 2015 35
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
10,532 Sep 11, 2015 72
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
10,503 Jan 15, 2014 90
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
10,436 Jun 10, 2015 41
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
10,355 Mar 07, 2016 82
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
10,317 Apr 16, 2014 38
North West Regular on Half Dome goes (updated) - Click for details
 North West Regular on Half Dome goes (updated)
On monday Aug 31 2015 matt and I set off to the base of half dome to try our hand at north west regular. We brought supplies for 5 days. A little iron and left the bolts and h...

by alexsaunders
10,302 Apr 09, 2016 51
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
10,176 Jun 03, 2013 77
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
10,119 Apr 23, 2014 54
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
10,014 Apr 27, 2015 53
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
9,949 Feb 15, 2016 135
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
9,911 Oct 29, 2014 138
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
9,836 Nov 25, 2013 77
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
9,821 Aug 27, 2014 59
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
9,816 Jan 26, 2015 31
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
9,740 Dec 05, 2014 58
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