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Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 1, 2012 - 10:01pm PT
Hey Mooser it looked like you had Diedre all to yourselves?? That's the Squamish equivalent to being the only party on Snake Dike!!!
mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Oct 2, 2012 - 09:36am PT
It felt like we had it to ourselves, though there were two parties ahead of us (which slowed us down some, but hey...what's not to love about hanging around in that place??), and one party about two pitches behind us.

We did Exasperator after Diedre, and meant to do Rock On the next morning. Unfortunately, the forecast was 80% for rain, so we opted to do a bunch of single pitch stuff at Smoke Bluffs from which we could bail more quickly. Also fun!

And I don't know how you guys feel about the Squamish Select guide, but from my vantage point, it's one of the nicest guidebooks on my shelf. Really well done.
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Oct 2, 2012 - 11:20am PT
Where in the world is RYAND!

If you're out there, please regale us with stories and photos of your trip to Uhmerika, with pictures please and anecdotes involving close calls with the state troopers and dangerous mantels at the top of massive highballs and long Tuolumne solos and topless California babes with ice cold refreshments.



RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 2, 2012 - 12:00pm PT
Hi Luke, just got in the other night. Have a shlt load of photos & will put up a TR soon as there is no need to taint this thread with tales of moss free granite. Nice to see the weather has been awesome for you guys. Ugggghhhhhh back to reality.
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 2, 2012 - 01:02pm PT
Nice to hear from you Ryan! Sounds like you had lots of fun. Looking forward to your tr.

Remember, reality is what you make of it! ;)
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 2, 2012 - 01:17pm PT
good point Mike, thanks.
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Oct 2, 2012 - 04:35pm PT
Big mike you are so wise. You are like a lanky Buddha with scraggly hair. :D
guido

Trad climber
Santa Cruz/New Zealand/South Pacific
Oct 3, 2012 - 11:27pm PT
What would Baldwin and Cooper think?
Credit: guido
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 4, 2012 - 12:30am PT
They thought, "Darn that wall looks cool, and no one's climbed it yet?"
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 4, 2012 - 02:30am PT
I'm sure they wouldn't have much concern so long as people don't start fly boarding at the spit.

Cool photo!
Tami

Social climber
Canada
Oct 4, 2012 - 02:37am PT
What would Baldwin and Cooper think?


..............that the wind was comin' up the sound from the south meaning a weather change might be in the offing ?

:-)
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Oct 4, 2012 - 10:12am PT
What would Baldwin and Cooper think?
"Add another bolt"
Oplopanax

Mountain climber
The Deep Woods
Oct 4, 2012 - 03:06pm PT
"Let's stay up here another day so the tourists spend some more money".
TheSoloClimber

Trad climber
Vancouver
Oct 4, 2012 - 03:17pm PT
"Too runout. Downclimbing".
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 4, 2012 - 04:27pm PT
"Let's stay up here another day so the tourists spend some more money".

LOL good one!!

Took a few pics last weekend on Genesis 10a, the old murrin classic.






Rick on the scariest part of the climb... ;)





Such a beautiful thin crack with excellent face holds.



One stout 10a......
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Oct 4, 2012 - 04:58pm PT
Sick photos mike!

Genesis is rad
Big Mike

Trad climber
BC
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 4, 2012 - 05:19pm PT
Thanks buddy! When are you headed to the valley?
thekidcormier

Gym climber
squamish, b.c.
Oct 4, 2012 - 05:26pm PT
Not sure if I'm gonna go, might go to sasquacchuwan instead
RyanD

climber
Squamish
Oct 4, 2012 - 09:33pm PT
Nice photos! That's a great zone, met Luke & Nathan there once so I hold it dear to my heart, speaking of- it sounds like you have quite the dilemma there over where to go Luke???
Jim Brennan

Trad climber
Vancouver Canada
Oct 4, 2012 - 09:48pm PT
Luke,

You're going to Sascratchyerbum instead of the Valley ?
Ghost is from Sascratchyerbum, that's why he's so prickly.
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