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Stewart Johnson

climber
lake forest
Dec 20, 2011 - 06:02pm PT
hey thanks for the great shots!
Walleye

climber
The Hot Kiss on the end of a Wet Fist
Dec 20, 2011 - 06:15pm PT
Thickly veiled as in snail-eye inducing as opposed to snails-eye inducing.
JMC

climber
the swamp
Dec 20, 2011 - 06:42pm PT
Really cool - some rarely seen/climbed formations there.
Was it 1995 that was the monster year on the eastside? (Bridgeport flooded out). 2-3 pitches formed on the N. side of Lee Vining, Leversee and Andy Selters (though maybe not together) got on that thing. There was all kinds of ice madness down in Whitney Portal too, good times.
mctwisted

Social climber
paradise
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 20, 2011 - 08:47pm PT
yeh, i remember leversee's voice whenever he talked about that thing, sounded real serious like, and in total awe, wason might have been there with him too. i look up there every summer when im cragging in that amphitheater, and try to imagine what it would look like, but its so overhanging and with the roofs its hard to picture (might be something like that wicked yabo tooth). wouldnt it be cool if someone had a shot of that thing (with those guys on it)???

Riley Wyna

Trad climber
A crack near you
Dec 20, 2011 - 09:17pm PT
Wtf!
Amazing
10b4me

Boulder climber
Happy Boulders
Dec 20, 2011 - 10:25pm PT
Dan, I think that's the same guys on that Drug Dome route. been there all day
McKenzie Long

climber
Dec 20, 2011 - 10:38pm PT
Hey that is me belaying in the red jacket on Drug Dome! Crazy! And we were the second party, not on there all day.
tom Carter

Social climber
Dec 20, 2011 - 10:41pm PT
Tell us! How did it go?

Dan, did Walt have a go at Illilouette?
T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Dec 20, 2011 - 10:54pm PT
Wanted to crosspost PeteC's Clouds Rest info from the Drug Dome thread if that's ok. http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.php?topic_id=1697908&msg=1698491#msg1698491
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Dec 20, 2011 - 11:16pm PT
mctwisted is everywhere....watching.
fosburg

climber
Dec 21, 2011 - 06:47am PT
Walt and I climbed Illilouette Falls around 90/91. Sorry, no pictures.
David Wilson

climber
CA
Dec 21, 2011 - 07:55am PT
dan, on that ice you're talking about on the north side of lee vining canyon, i remember andy telling me that was a crazy formation with lots of overhanging chandelier ice. either he or his partner took a pretty big fall as i recall. i'll email andy and see if we can get a report.
Vitaliy M.

Mountain climber
San Francisco
Dec 21, 2011 - 08:26am PT
Is that what people refer to as candlestick? or something..
gimmeslack

Trad climber
VA
Dec 21, 2011 - 08:38am PT
Dunno why this is full of html tags, but looks like a good link.
http://www.iceclimb.com/CA_area.data

Searching for Candlestick does indeed mention it on N side.
mctwisted

Social climber
paradise
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 21, 2011 - 05:24pm PT
heres a few shots from today, pretty sure drug dome had 5 parties climb it today! (and greg you did have the correct beta with the raps being on crystal meth) widows tears is liking this weather and getting thicker, artist bowl looks in, and the strand is hanging in and getting thicker
drug dome midday
drug dome midday
Credit: mctwisted
Credit: mctwisted
tears
tears
Credit: mctwisted
lower part of the tears
lower part of the tears
Credit: mctwisted
after googling widows tears to try to find a shot of mark chapman and kevin worrall on the fa, i stumbled across shots of nidivers crew up there doing some wild looking mixed climbing to get up to the fat ice, pretty sick looking stuff the mixed climbers are doing nowadays! makes me rethink if something might be climbable or not
tom Carter

Social climber
Dec 21, 2011 - 05:32pm PT
Fosburg

So.... tell us a Water Ice and Walt story about it!

Hasn't seen many attempts?

Have you had a look up there Dan?

Cool coverage of the phenomenon - Thanks!
mctwisted

Social climber
paradise
Topic Author's Reply - Dec 22, 2011 - 05:50am PT
15 degrees here in e.p. at 2000' this morning!
YosemiteSteve

Trad climber
CA
Dec 22, 2011 - 06:45am PT
35 in Yosemite Valley at 6:30 a.m. this morning, the warmest morning in weeks. I'm under Yosemite Falls, and there are some strange Pohono winds blowing, too, which can make it warmer.
Wade Icey

Trad climber
www.alohashirtrescue.com
Dec 22, 2011 - 08:44am PT
skating on stilts
YosemiteSteve

Trad climber
CA
Dec 22, 2011 - 08:46am PT
42 at 8:30 in Yosemite Valley, very breezy & strangely warm.
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