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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
8,952 Dec 04, 2012 41
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
8,726 Jun 30, 2014 73
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
8,619 Nov 11, 2013 69
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
8,550 Nov 23, 2013 79
Crisis in Yosemite - My fall of a lifetime - Click for details
 Crisis in Yosemite - My fall of a lifetime
In late September, 2011 I took a 170-footer off of the Washington Column in Yosemite. This is my account of the experience that went terribly wrong. Fall climbing season...

by TBair
8,495 Sep 19, 2014 122
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
8,481 Jul 31, 2014 110
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
8,442 Oct 29, 2014 138
Sandra and Big Mike's Formerly **LIVE** Facelift Odyssey!!!
by Big Mike
8,374 Oct 29, 2014 241
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
8,332 Apr 13, 2014 50
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
8,041 Apr 23, 2014 54
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
8,038 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
7,889 Feb 07, 2014 58
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
7,763 Dec 01, 2013 97
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
7,672 Dec 05, 2011 36
Hey Coz, Sure would like to hear the story of Southern Belle
by Prod
7,656 Oct 21, 2014 190
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
7,645 Dec 14, 2013 57
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
7,585 Jan 23, 2013 99
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
7,581 Aug 26, 2011 44
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
7,575 Dec 03, 2012 57
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
7,563 May 09, 2014 39
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