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Randisi

Social climber
Dalian, Liaoning
May 21, 2012 - 11:06pm PT
Sigh. Sometimes I do miss the mountains of California. Perhaps even more than bouldering.

By the way, what elevation are these boulders at?
drljefe

climber
El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson
May 22, 2012 - 01:29am PT
Really sick batch of photos RtM.
So nice up there.
kaholatingtong

Trad climber
the green triangle, cali
May 22, 2012 - 01:49am PT
oooh. been up that tram a buncha times and always looked at those boulders but never had shoes or the time. these pics make it look great. next time im down through that area, definitely.

bump for randisis question above. i recall them being higher altitude but i dunno what, and im kinda wondering as such what their season is like?
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 11:52am PT
Tram is pricey, no doubt. There are some perks tho, it would be a bit of a putt to drive to the top of the mountain and back, with the Tram, you park at nearly sea-level in the blistering desert, and 12 minutes later, you're at 9000ft sub-alpine. Saves time, gas, and wear and tear to the sled.

The Lindner crack is above/behind Gluttony, Smoke on the Water is, uhhh, in an undisclosed location (look for me up there, I'll hit you with some clues!)

The rangers act tough, but they actually have alot of pride that the area has such good climbing. Bolting is still illegal, but I don't think they have had problems with bolters in decades.

The boulders are at about 9000ft. Summer is typically the season, but I have climbed there year-round on many years. The only hinderance is snow, when it get thick, its hard to get around. Even when its snowy and the dead of winter, it can still be tee shirt weather.


Now for more pics!
Josh Higgins

Trad climber
San Diego
May 22, 2012 - 12:08pm PT
Thanks for the great pictures. I've been climbing in So Cal for ~13 years and never had the pleasure of wrestling those pebbles. I just did Cactus to Clouds 9 days ago and was ponding why I haven't been up there to boulder yet. I think I need to put it on the list of things to do this summer! I just bought your J-Tree guide, so if the bouldering guide is as good I'll pick one of those up as well!

Josh
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 12:38pm PT
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Damon Corso on Flight of Osirus v6**

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Matt Birch climbing Tree Attack v6**

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some v2 thing

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another shot of Paul on Steep Sharma Arete
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 01:46pm PT
sequence shots of Standing On the Head Of the Dragon v5***

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starting 2 moves in

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double toe hooks!

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Stevenson

Boulder climber
Los Angeles
May 22, 2012 - 01:51pm PT
Rob, when can we expect a guide for black mountain?
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 02:19pm PT
dunno about the Black guide, Ian and Alan are handling that beastie

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Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the Mastadon Boulder!

Ivan Greene posing bigtime on Somewhere in Time, for yet another cover...
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Ivan Greene posing bigtime for the cover of Urban Climber on Somewhere in Time

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some chick in a bikini climbing on Soul Caliber v10***

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Atomic Warhead v5**

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stellar warmups at the Glass Boulder
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DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 03:44pm PT
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Louie Anderson on Sunshine Daydream v4***

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Christina Pilo on the Green Tea Arete v4***

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Lindner eating mushroom on the trail. Can't take him anywhere!

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My gurl climbing her problem called Liquid Amber v7***

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Matt Birch climbing Which Way Jose v9***
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climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 22, 2012 - 09:11pm PT
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Dan Beal on Paper Dragon v10**

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Bridget Enderle on Wooly Mammoth Tusk v4***

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Chris Lindner gunning for the FA of Which Way Jose
Russ Walling

Gym climber
Poofter's Froth, Wyoming
May 22, 2012 - 09:14pm PT
Good stuff Robert! Does Matt Birch still climb?? I thought he was done?













(joke!)
StahlBro

Trad climber
San Diego, CA
May 22, 2012 - 09:16pm PT
Dang, that is some fine pebble wrestling and photography!

Got to get back up there.

Thanks guys.
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 23, 2012 - 11:50am PT
some of the pics are a few years old, I have not heard from Matt in a while. Why would be be done with climbing?

Stahl Bro, you boulder at Tram? You guys are both welcome to come up for a full tour.

and now..



...more pics!
euro-brief-guy

Boulder climber
Auburn, ca
May 23, 2012 - 12:06pm PT
Matt Birch isn't done......he's resting.
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 23, 2012 - 12:14pm PT
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Palm Springs/Coachella Valley from the upper deck of Tram's Mountain Station

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Lisa Rands putting the smackdown on Vanishing Point v9***

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Damo Corso climbing Swamp Thing v7*

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The short but ever-popular Dancing Queen aka: The Cube v5**
plasticmullet

climber
May 23, 2012 - 12:32pm PT
God dam I miss bouldering. RTM, your photos are great and they are bringing back a flood of memories. Your photos depict not only the high quality rock and problems that are present there but the camaraderie of the place. Love the Tram.
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 23, 2012 - 01:57pm PT
Did I mention that Tram has some sweet hiballz

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Aron Couzens at the crux of Shades of the Oldschool v2*** R

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White Flight v3*** R

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Jon McCarty climbing Emerald City v0*** R

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Matt Dooley at the crux of Black Moon v3*** R

Joe Morgan on Tribe Called Conquest Direct, Tram - Miramontes Photogra...
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Joe Morgan at the crux of Tribe Called Conquest Direct v9*** R

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Damo climbing some unnamed face v0** X
RtM

climber
DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 23, 2012 - 02:05pm PT
mullet, doood, where have you been? Come up to Tram bro!


Tram has STEEP!

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Chad Gilbert battling with Love of Basic Cable v9**

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the second half of Love of Basic Cable

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Mark Roth climbing Year of the Cockroach v6***

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The wife on Gluttony

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Aron Couzens on Feels Like A Virgin v3***
RtM

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DHS
Topic Author's Reply - May 23, 2012 - 03:41pm PT
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Standing in a cloud with cream soda trees

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Dan Mills on Illuminatrix v4**
note the wall in the background!

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Bouldering down by the creek

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Don James on the classic Green Hornet v5***
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