Good times in the Sierras 5.9 and easier?


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dee ee

Mountain climber
citizen of planet Earth
Sep 3, 2010 - 10:07am PT
Yesss. I forgot about the Smokestack and Charlotte Dome.

Watch out for the face licking deer near Charlotte.

Trad climber
The Illuminati
Nov 2, 2010 - 10:42pm PT
bumping the first thread for rlf

Trad climber
The Illuminati -- S.P.E.C.T.R.E. Division
Feb 16, 2011 - 01:04am PT

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Old Climbers' Home (Adopted)
Feb 16, 2011 - 02:17pm PT
West Arete of Mount Winchell, old SKOOL 5.8 or Brutus "4.d"

Shhhhhh....its a secret.

Biggest Little City, NV
Feb 16, 2011 - 03:38pm PT
So much rock climbing psyche, and so much snow right now...

and school.

With due time and due patience....

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Sep 7, 2012 - 06:16pm PT
EC, is Silver Lining, The Fin, a 5.9 a route to be done by modern 5.11+ climbers? Or would it be a sack-shriveling experience for a modest 5.9 leader?

For reference, I thought I was a 'solid' 5.9 climber when I hopped on Piece de Resistance on Moro Rock in Sequioa/Kings years ago. I led the first 3 pitches, and the 5.9 stuff on that scared the bujesus out of me with mind-hurtful runouts at the limit of my climbing ability on crumbling chicken heads. I still have some specific moments burned into my brain. We bailed because the topo said the next pitch was the scary one. It would be tough to do The Fin approach and get part way up and bail in similar circumstances. Any guidance?

climber a single wide......
Feb 13, 2013 - 01:11pm PT
a re-visit to the 1st thread on ST.

a more innocent time....

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East Coast US
Apr 3, 2013 - 06:19am PT
a more innocent time...

6 days before 9/11
Delhi Dog

Good Question...
Apr 23, 2013 - 08:28pm PT
First thread bump.

So many
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