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drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
Dec 1, 2014 - 06:40am PT
Credit: drljefe
NutAgain!

Trad climber
South Pasadena, CA
Dec 1, 2014 - 08:23am PT
On Saturday, wifey and I made it out to Echo Cliffs in the Santa Monica mountains. Beautiful approach hike, fun climbing. We did a couple of things past Easy Street, but didn't have a guide for it. Loose!

Echo Cliffs
Echo Cliffs
Credit: NutAgain!
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 1, 2014 - 12:29pm PT
Jefe that rock looks so good.
johnkelley

climber
Anchorage Alaska
Dec 1, 2014 - 01:41pm PT
Credit: johnkelley

West Face of Rhino (IV WI4 M4) last Saturday morning
LearningTrad

Trad climber
Dec 5, 2014 - 08:54am PT
Not today, but most recent outing. Pine creek is so nice! Jfmr was fun, getting better with my small cams. This is my partner rapping the fun roof section.

Credit: LearningTrad
Bad Climber

climber
Dec 7, 2014 - 09:37am PT
Got out to High Desert, CA, yesterday--the Dead Zone. Once you battle through the trash/graffiti belt, the climbing areas above are nice. For once we had a party of three, so we could get some decent photos. Karen took this nice one of yours truly on "Tell Me a Story" 10c. Hard for us! Fun climbing, great day, thanks for the pic, Karen!

Tell Me a Story 10c, The Dead Zone, High Desert, CA Dec. 2014
Tell Me a Story 10c, The Dead Zone, High Desert, CA Dec. 2014
Credit: Bad Climber

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moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Dec 7, 2014 - 09:54am PT
Credit: moosedrool
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Dec 7, 2014 - 07:43pm PT
A very thin and exceptionaly mean Le Promenade. The lower pitches were very poorly protected and when we finally got to the upper protectable pitches we realized we forgot the long screws...
I did a lot of praying today and I did not even lead anything... The Rat is fat and happy now:)
Alden Pellet haveing a look @ a lean and exceptionaly mean Le Promenad...
Alden Pellet haveing a look @ a lean and exceptionaly mean Le Promenade
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The gear on the 1st two pitches sucked. Most of the belays were 10s an...
The gear on the 1st two pitches sucked. Most of the belays were 10s and a few 13s. Threaded off @ the end of the day on threads made with 13s.....
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The really stupid pitch;&#41;
The really stupid pitch;)
Credit: tradmanclimbs
A Mean and poorly protected P2 =5+R/X
A Mean and poorly protected P2 =5+R/X
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The super steep but protectable final pillar
The super steep but protectable final pillar
Credit: tradmanclimbs
Sunset @ The lake
Sunset @ The lake
Credit: tradmanclimbs
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 7, 2014 - 08:08pm PT
Climbed in Nemo in temps that were in the mid 50's while doing some Christmas Tree Hunting with the family.
Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Credit: mike m
Much of the upcoming week is supposed to be in the upper 50's. I guess the polar vortex is over and climate change is back or is it global warming.
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Dec 7, 2014 - 08:13pm PT
we had real winter temps today...
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 7, 2014 - 08:40pm PT
Looks sketchy hard trad. Be careful. You know it will get fatter. You guys have had to wait a while this year, aye?
T H

Boulder climber
extraordinaire
Dec 7, 2014 - 09:54pm PT


mike m: Just winch that boulder at the base out of the way wink wink
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2541347/White-Rastafarian-Boulder
thebravecowboy

climber
walking, resin-stained, towards the goal
Dec 7, 2014 - 10:52pm PT
nice work Jefe and Mike and Nick!

You guys are insane. And I dig it!



tennis shoes and the crystals and the pegmatites and the slabs and the...
tennis shoes and the crystals and the pegmatites and the slabs and the wind and the blue sky burning lungs 8 miles rocky trail. it had been too long.
Credit: thebravecowboy

Oh yeah, I did a new-to-me steep slabber dabber finish on the next-to-the-tip-top, over-the-big-drop fracture system just beneath the last real up pitch.
MisterE

Gym climber
Bishop, CA
Dec 7, 2014 - 11:00pm PT
Dudes, I was 12 feet out on a sketchy move, no gear - I hung this marginal undercling...reached up for the clean move - then the whole thing shifted to two points of contact... I was almost off in full gear with a ground-fall potential!





I was able to down-climb the 16' ladder 4 rungs before the whole thing blew.

I landed like a cat and grabbed the ladder before it smashed into the $3000 heating unit.

I then had to get back up and send the pitch. I gripped the sill better the next time.

It was epic.
thebravecowboy

climber
walking, resin-stained, towards the goal
Dec 7, 2014 - 11:29pm PT
One thing i like less than aid ladders is alumina ladders.
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Dec 8, 2014 - 08:21am PT
Mike, It wasen't my fault! Alden emailed me sat night and asked me if i wanted to go to the lake. I figured it was mostly out and that we would get on some of the easier shorter climbs that would be in grade 5 condition but nothing too committed and Alden would be happy and I could go home with everything intact. Heck maybe nothings in and we will end up soloing a nice easy 2+ gully in NH. Heck I will even pack my Quarks in case we bail on the hard stuff and do a gully. How bad can it be? Of course I was telling myself blatant lies...

We get there Sunday morning it is 13f and the wind is whipping up whitecaps on the lake. Alden never even slows down by the south end where the more normal climbs are. He heads right for the ampetheater. We get out of the car and wonder where all the climbers are? Alden tells me not to worry about a rack as he has it covered. Note to self. (allways bring extra screws when Alden says he has the rack!)

To make a long story short we ended up on the Prom which is one of the bigger more serious routes in the north east. Alden had a very hungry rat to feed....Pitch one had some pretty thin hard climbing on it over a stubby belay. P 2 was lean, mean and probobly X with the possibility of takeing the whole buisness to the deck.
Alden getting into the buisness on P2 5+Xish early season Le Promenade
Alden getting into the buisness on P2 5+Xish early season Le Promenade
Credit: tradmanclimbs
The sun was hitting the hanging belay and melting the screws out and the pitch itself was 5+ with half driven stubbies. We did not have enough screws and the ones we did have were mostly 10cm and a few 13's and only 2 16s so we had to do it in 4 pitches and I ended up at at least one hanging belay that was all stubbies. the last pitch was fat and overhanging
me desperatly clawing my way to the top as the sun sets. insanly pumpe...
me desperatly clawing my way to the top as the sun sets. insanly pumped.....
Credit: tradmanclimbs
but Alden forgot the longer screws. We had the 16s in the belay at the top and had to make our threads for the 1st rap with 13's the whole climb was wicked hard, wicked scary and lots of fun. The only pitch I could have possibly led (if I was in mid season shape) was the 1st pitch. of course there is a coupple hundred ft of Alpine grade 2 to get to the base which naturally needed to be reversed in the dark at the end of the day..
mike m

Trad climber
black hills
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 8, 2014 - 08:42am PT
Sounds like a great day.

Edit: At least the short ones go in quick.
WyoRockMan

climber
Flank of the Big Horns
Dec 8, 2014 - 08:46am PT
V-Threads made with 13s?!?!?!?!


Gack!
tradmanclimbs

Ice climber
Pomfert VT
Dec 8, 2014 - 08:53am PT
Alden says you can do it with 10's........ I am haveing a bit of a PTSD even just thinking of that..
WyoRockMan

climber
Flank of the Big Horns
Dec 8, 2014 - 08:55am PT
Alden says you can do it with 10's

Alden says HE can do it with 10's.

Fixed that for ya! :)
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