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My Up And Down Life, Disaster Master - Click for details
 My Up And Down Life, Disaster Master
STICKS & STONES PART ONE: 2004 by Paul David Humphrey It occurred to me the other day that I can't outrun my hangups. I can't hide from myself forever. The issues w...

by Disaster Master
9,801 Feb 09, 2014 93
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
9,711 Dec 18, 2013 130
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
9,118 Jun 03, 2013 77
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
9,096 Jun 06, 2014 146
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
8,999 Mar 12, 2014 99
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
8,900 Apr 02, 2014 45
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
8,879 Nov 25, 2013 77
Donini, Lowe, Kennedy, Lowe - Latok 1
by survival
8,708 Mar 27, 2014 65
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
8,698 Dec 04, 2012 41
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
8,665 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
8,650 Apr 16, 2014 38
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
8,407 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
8,308 Nov 23, 2013 79
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
8,299 Jun 30, 2014 73
The Fire Inside (a year in the life of a life of climbing)
by Riley Wyna
8,258 Jan 23, 2013 107
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
8,014 Apr 13, 2014 50
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
7,796 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
7,732 Feb 07, 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
7,687 Apr 23, 2014 54
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
7,572 Dec 05, 2011 36
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