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Playing Hooky from Work: A Solo Ascent of Geochronology Wall (I, C2, cl.3) - Click for details
 Playing Hooky from Work: A Solo Ascent of Geochronology Wall (I, C2, cl.3)
On August 30, 2011, I had a carpe diem moment. I had just acquired my first set of aid hooks and was desperately wanting to push myself in a crash course on hooking. Hoo...

by PellucidWombat
44,827 Jan 18, 2017 71
Superbalance (Polar Sun Spire, Baffin Island, April-May 2012) - Click for details
 Superbalance (Polar Sun Spire, Baffin Island, April-May 2012)
You can say that Zodiac is a piece of cake, but I was so proud, when I alone topped out in October 2006. I felt a certain calm contentment after my first climb in Yo thinking ...

by Regan
33,690 Jul 25, 2018 183
Death on the NW Face of Half Dome
by howie doin'
31,424 Oct 23, 2011 73
working of the first free ascent of Mescalito - Click for details
 working of the first free ascent of Mescalito
first a public service announcement: take your poop down from el cap. Here are many ideas on the subject of managing your poop on the forum or you can just buy a Metolius...

by Chris McNamara
28,114 Sep 19, 2018 76
Not your typical Trip Report, RNWF of Half Dome - Click for details
 Not your typical Trip Report, RNWF of Half Dome
[photoid=420836]So I pretty much don’t even really know where to begin. This whole event and how it unfolded for us I still can’t even quite put into words. I guess I can star...

by Bivi Brothers
25,022 Sep 19, 2016 142
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
24,008 Jul 23, 2017 14
The Shield, 10/10, A Trip Report by John Fine and Mark Hudon - Click for details
 The Shield, 10/10, A Trip Report by John Fine and Mark Hudon
John and I each wrote our own feelings of the route. We've combined them here along with our photos and videos. edited by Pete Zabrok Mark: BIMD – meaning Back ...

by Mark Hudon
22,009 Mar 07, 2016 88
Half Dome with my daughter - Click for details
 Half Dome with my daughter
A fun time with my 12yo daughter on her first big wall (RNWF): http://www.jimherson.com/climbing/tr/halfdome-kara.html -Jim ...

by Jim Herson
21,643 Dec 19, 2014 181
Mt Watkins near onsite free by Tommy Caldwell - Click for details
 Mt Watkins near onsite free by Tommy Caldwell
Tommy Caldwell texted me that he was in the Valley and psyched to climb. He had just finished his work for the season on Free Mescalito (he'll be back in the fall w...

by Chris McNamara
20,110 Jun 11, 2015 49
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
20,107 Aug 14, 2016 100
Lurking Fear solo - My first time up the Captain - Click for details
 Lurking Fear solo - My first time up the Captain
Seems like everyone’s in the Valley right now, which made me both jealous and psyched. Which led to finally managing to write up my trip report from last year. Better late tha...

by Jane Gallwey
19,902 Mar 23, 2016 140
Grape Race-Tribal Rite, Solo. 6/10, Trip Report - Click for details
 Grape Race-Tribal Rite, Solo. 6/10, Trip Report
I was having a bad day. The wall was so steep that the bottom of the gear rack hung eighteen inches away from the rock, and the two quarter-inch anchor bolts to which everyth...

by Mark Hudon
19,752 Feb 13, 2017 162
West Fork Ruth Glacier, Mt. Huntington East Ridge - Click for details
 West Fork Ruth Glacier, Mt. Huntington East Ridge
Trip: West Fork Ruth - Huntington E. Ridge Date: 4/1/1980 Trip Report: The 1980 West Fork Expedition The concept My first two expeditions to the Al...

by Alpinista55
18,781 May 13, 2014 110
Yosemite Falls - The Middle Tier - Click for details
 Yosemite Falls - The Middle Tier
These are photos from a 2006 trip down the Inner Falls in Yosemite. Below is an overview of the route. We did it in late October, when the falls were dry: We decided...

by M. Volland
18,623 Oct 19, 2014 66
Half Dome - Regular Route - Big Backpack Strategy - Click for details
 Half Dome - Regular Route - Big Backpack Strategy
Part photo documentary, part mega beta pack, part Big Backpack Strategy handbook. Our goal was to climb Half Dome in two days without hauling. What to do? We went with...

by Danholio
18,049 Nov 13, 2017 61
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
17,718 Mar 24, 2016 143
Donini, Lowe, Kennedy, Lowe - Latok 1
by survival
17,616 Oct 12, 2016 69
West Face of Starr King - Hidden Gem of Yosemite - Click for details
 West Face of Starr King - Hidden Gem of Yosemite
One of the best climbs in the Sierra that sees relatively few ascents each year is right there in plain sight, visible from the Glacier Point road. Some consider it a Sierra c...

by qigongclimber
17,479 May 31, 2016 74
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
16,980 Nov 04, 2017 59
Hans and Alex Crush The Nose Speed Record with Photos - Click for details
 Hans and Alex Crush The Nose Speed Record with Photos
I wanted to post this in a trip report so it doesn't get missed in a thread. Congrats Hans and Alex, you guys CRUSHED it!! That was way better than I expected. I th...

by the Fet
16,824 Jun 29, 2012 62
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