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steveA

Trad climber
bedford,massachusetts
Aug 16, 2012 - 12:09pm PT
I certainly enjoyed life last week when I hiked up the Grand Teton via the upper Exum Ridge-sans rope car to car in 12 hours. Not a record but I'm 66 and straight from Boston. It was one of my best days in the mountains.

After that, my wife and I joined Jim and Angela Donini and 3 other couples for a week in the Wind Rivers. Great trip!!
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 16, 2012 - 03:55pm PT
Tiki-jer - GREAT times. :)

DMT - A California native, I learned to ski at Sugarbowl. I remember growing up with Yosemite and Tahoe as my playgrounds and backyards. Still gets me giddy like a little girl, even (esp) at the age of 40! (PS... let me know how the first day of school went for your beautiful girl)

Anastasia ... Best miracle, EVER. As a mother, I too feel so blessed. :)

Steve A ... GO BIG!!!!

Leggs, that summit shot is so cool! I imagined myself there this morning. The ominous clouds are incredible.

Good thread and definitely NOT OT. :)

Thanks, Jody!! This has been quite a year, with very special, loyal friends to share the highlights, and esp the low lights.
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 17, 2012 - 06:55pm PT
Ahhhh, Venice, again...

Summer 2012 <br/>
Venice Beach
Summer 2012
Venice Beach
Credit: Leggs

Peaceful...
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Aug 20, 2012 - 04:14pm PT
Speaking of Venice Beach, from this past Saturday...

Life is carnival, in the city by the sea.
Life is carnival, in the city by the sea.
Credit: Dingus Milktoast

DMT
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 11:37am PT
Damn you, Man!! :)

I intended to fly out Labor Day, but decided later in September for another return would be better ... less people... warmer water.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Aug 21, 2012 - 11:42am PT
Cheers (after 2 bloody marys lol)

Its nutritional, you see...
Its nutritional, you see...
Credit: Dingus Milktoast

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Yep gotta enjoy the moments we can, in the sun or otherwise. Keep on rockin Leggs.

DMT

Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 11:45am PT
And to get our day started off right, here is a fantastic sunset from the desert...

Gatespass, atop my boulder Saturday...  <br/>
 <br/>
photo by Kean
Gatespass, atop my boulder Saturday...

photo by Kean
Credit: Leggs

Last night, the sunset and surrounding storms were AMAZING to watch roll in ... my friend thought we'd get hit by lightening. (I know Gatespass like the back of my hand... no worries!!)

karodrinker

Trad climber
San Jose, CA
Aug 21, 2012 - 11:45am PT
DMT, when I worked at Sugar Bowl, we would do those "Lake Runs" from the top of Donner Peak all the time. One day I decided going left down the face of donner peak would be a fun idea... scared myself silly and ended up dropping a 40 footer before traversing back right to the ridge. Good Times!
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Aug 21, 2012 - 11:46am PT
Dig those shoulders!

-not you Ding, though your shoulders are very nice too...


I only bouldered at Gateway pass once, but I did get one of those sunsets....
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 11:48am PT
Yep gotta enjoy the moments we can, in the sun or otherwise. Keep on rockin Leggs.

You know it.

(I guess my invite to the beach got lost in the mail, dude?) :)
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 11:53am PT
I only bouldered at Gateway pass once, but I did get one of those sunsets....

The sunsets are the best... Gatespass is one of my favorite places in Tucson. So happy I discovered it with climbing friends so long ago.

~peace to you
Jeremy

Social climber
Albuquerque, NM
Aug 21, 2012 - 12:00pm PT
Not so much lately...but thanks for the nice pics!
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Aug 21, 2012 - 12:18pm PT
Maybe you'll see this guy...!



DMT
Cosmiccragsman

Trad climber
AKA Dwain, from Apple Valley, Ca. and Vegas!
Aug 21, 2012 - 12:28pm PT
Hey Dingus;
Was this pic taken at the Sidewalk Cafe?

Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Aug 21, 2012 - 12:30pm PT
Figtree, according to the receipt.

Cheers
DMT
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 12:45pm PT
The Figtree is amazing.

Credit: Leggs

FANTASTIC OJ!
FANTASTIC OJ!
Credit: Leggs
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Aug 21, 2012 - 12:46pm PT
LOL that's the place. Great omelet. Ok bloody mary (not the one in the pic)

DMT
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 21, 2012 - 12:57pm PT
OK... Mimosa... and it was awesome.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Aug 21, 2012 - 05:28pm PT
Woo-freekin'-Hoo! I put a shoe on for the first time in over two weeks!
And it wasn't because of my inate laziness.

Relativity baby!
Leggs

Sport climber
A true CA girl, who landed in the desert...
Topic Author's Reply - Aug 22, 2012 - 01:09am PT
^^Excellent news!!
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