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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
12,040 Oct 13, 2017 128
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
11,826 Apr 23, 2014 54
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
11,804 Dec 20, 2016 139
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
11,720 Aug 18, 2016 83
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
11,592 Jun 10, 2015 41
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
11,578 Apr 16, 2014 38
Half Dome Reggae and El Cap West Face Free In-a-Day - Click for details
 Half Dome Reggae and El Cap West Face Free In-a-Day
What a Long Strange Trip Report It’s Been: Half Dome Regular Northwest Face (the Reggae Route) and El Capitan’s West Face—Both Free in a Day This trip report tell...

by Andy Puhvel
11,358 Apr 29, 2017 79
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
11,351 Jul 23, 2015 35
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
11,326 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
11,221 May 31, 2016 86
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
11,204 Dec 14, 2013 57
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
11,143 Apr 27, 2015 53
Dru Couloir Direct : First Ascent 1977, Tobin Sorenson and Rick Accomazzo - Click for details
 Dru Couloir Direct : First Ascent 1977, Tobin Sorenson and Rick Accomazzo
We were ecstatic when we reached the Breche (the snowy saddle between the Grand and Petit Drus), and I made Tobin stop, so I could get the camera out and snap...

by Rick A
10,930 Jun 02, 2016 65
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
10,857 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
10,787 Dec 05, 2014 58
Zenyatta Mondatta-Solo, June 2011 - Click for details
 Zenyatta Mondatta-Solo, June 2011
I need to thank John Fine and Mike O. for a bit of proofreading and both suggesting that I work harder and make the story more compelling. My life for the last year has been p...

by Mark Hudon
10,682 Oct 29, 2012 84
Climbers save their country! (Yes this is damn on-topic) - Click for details
 Climbers save their country! (Yes this is damn on-topic)
Werner is right. You Americans are stupid. So let this be a wakeup call. Climbing isn't just a hobby. It is the real deal. It is more important than online wanking about polit...

by Ghost
10,604 Jul 25, 2017 129
Teton Grand Slam: 8 Classic Routes and Some Traverses Done Over a 9 Day Climbing Marathon - Click for details
 Teton Grand Slam: 8 Classic Routes and Some Traverses Done Over a 9 Day Climbing Marathon
This September I completed an ambitious and athletic linkup of many of the classic routes in the Tetons with my friend, Steph Abegg. Now for those who don’t know Steph, ...

by PellucidWombat
10,581 Jul 15, 2016 49
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
10,570 Nov 25, 2013 77
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
10,558 Jun 20, 2016 62
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