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kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Nov 26, 2012 - 02:27pm PT
Bitch slap them back.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 26, 2012 - 02:49pm PT
bitch slaps are so eighties mannnn... Now its all about the dueling .;-)

If ya screw the pooch Foot,, youll get the whacked.. stacked,,, and LIME- afied. Yur gear will be distributed amongst the boulderz and yur vehicle set afire. (jk)...

By the way, Bandit crag was the start of a multi pitcher and retroed bolts exist on that first pitch.


in other news,, seeing Sigis name above,, i have news of the perfect Lieback. It seems it was done in the ealry 70s,,73/74 by Rick Sumner and crew. Was brushy back then. So Sigi and Bill may not have done the actual FA as they thought in the later 70s or 80s. And Royal Robbins was doing classes there in the early 70s now and then- he may have done the fa of the west wall route on the Apron..
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Nov 26, 2012 - 04:15pm PT
Bill, Make sure you leave fixed draws on everything you bolt if you want to maximize the supertopo expert bitch slappin.

I walked all the way up to bandit crag and no fixed draws wtf who's in charge up there? below are a few other items which may come in handy on your bolting adventure

supervising supertopians
supervising supertopians
Credit: kennyt
Credit: kennyt
Credit: kennyt
Credit: kennyt
some of these in neon green or orange should do
some of these in neon green or orange should do
Credit: kennyt
Credit: kennyt
Credit: kennyt
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 26, 2012 - 04:45pm PT
snicker^^^^^^...

Yes ALWAYS carry your can o air along,, fits easily and well in a hip pocket -!!!!!!!!!!!!!!;-) ( sheeeesh ive seen everything now!)
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Nov 26, 2012 - 04:51pm PT
Credit: kennyt
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 26, 2012 - 04:54pm PT
Puuufekt^^^^^^should fit between the harness loops and such! quick draw blow jobs!!!

Wonder how long it will take that guy in the vid to realize he has free shyt in his lungs??


Know whats funny to do to partners that havent placed a bolt before??

Give em a STRAW to blow the hole out with...Woiks eeeevery time!;-D

Chim-Chim

climber
Nov 27, 2012 - 11:20am PT
Bill we've been using 3/8" bolts... shorties unless placed in overhanging rock. I like the wedge bolts fro fixe, but they take a bit more care to place. Power bolts are easier. Both kinds are plenty strong as are KennyT's choice of hardware, his are more cost effective. Had a good day made it up YelloowFin... still as good or better than OOTD and better still four pitches long. Dan
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 27, 2012 - 11:59am PT
got topo of Yellow fin?
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Nov 27, 2012 - 12:26pm PT
Credit: kennyt
the czar

climber
meyers, ca.
Nov 27, 2012 - 07:06pm PT
yeah dan, great climb with a great crux and still a fun eggy finish, thanks for gettin me up there. get on it!
kennyt

climber
Woodfords,California
Nov 27, 2012 - 07:54pm PT
What's an "eggy finish"?
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 27, 2012 - 08:38pm PT
slimy? sticky?




mon now,, give us a topo of the yeller fin..

Everyone compares the new found lines to OOTD...hrmfff. Now lets see it!;-)
Chim-Chim

climber
Nov 28, 2012 - 01:56pm PT
Credit: Chim-Chim
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 28, 2012 - 02:01pm PT
well ok,,, but i see at least two diff routes..Got pics??;-D
Jebus H Bomz

climber
Reno, Nuh VAAAA duh
Nov 28, 2012 - 02:01pm PT
Ah, you're being cute. There's some cool looking, obvious lines past Jammin' for Jehovah, I imagine it's up in there somewhere.
Chim-Chim

climber
Nov 28, 2012 - 02:33pm PT
Unfortunately, Yelllowfin lies between Topographic Ocean and Hand of God on the Long left trending slap directly across the gully from Searing for Jesus and Jammin for Jehovah, and I haven't drawn the detils here some narrative info. The first pitch climbs a polished chgimneys to a right facing flake to flair. 5.10b 140ft. The second wanders up on the side way after a short left-facing corner/ramp. A knob tie-off marks the traverse left on to e sideway proper. Follow double crack past around and past some bushes to a stance belay at bolts.5.9 150 ft. Step right and follow easy cracks through a small roof and a stance below a hand crack to finger crack in a flake. This crack lies fifteen feet to the right of the arete leading to giant triangular shaped roofs.(The cf\rack directly to the right of the aret is the last part of the third pitch of Topographic Oceans... the left climb on the topo. Follw the finger crack(crux) to a tips cetion below a bulge, drop down and right then up an easier stemmingh section. The egg shaped summit cap, 5.6x leads to the top I'll look for some photos to post.
Credit: Chim-Chim
. The grey slab can be seen on the second formation from the left. It faces east on host some of the highest quality rock in the canyon.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 28, 2012 - 02:44pm PT
ahhhh thank you, and YEs that rock is tits!

NICE addition to the canyon that is!!



what we REALLY need is a flight through the canyon to photograph it...!
Footloose

Trad climber
Lake Tahoe
Topic Author's Reply - Nov 28, 2012 - 05:18pm PT
what we REALLY need is a flight through the canyon to photograph it...

Woodfords Fortress Google Earth
Woodfords Fortress Google Earth
Credit: Footloose and Google Earth

Ron, Google Earth. It's the source.



Of course the app does a much better job than this pic of course.

Same picture, marked up:

Fortress Area, Woodfords. <br/>
Yellow circle:  Perfect Lieback.  Red Circ...
Fortress Area, Woodfords.
Yellow circle: Perfect Lieback. Red Circles: Routes that recently kicked my ass!! :)
Credit: Footloose

By all means, get Google Earth, if you don't already have it.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
i WASNT ON THE INTERNET during bush years...
Nov 28, 2012 - 05:29pm PT
ive earthed it- and its ok,,, but KNOTT nice LEVEL arial photohwwws.


Footloose

Trad climber
Lake Tahoe
Topic Author's Reply - Nov 28, 2012 - 05:30pm PT
One more, a close up, of an interest of late:
Credit: Footloose

Worthy!
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