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Jennie

Trad climber
Elk Creek, Idaho
Dec 5, 2012 - 11:52pm PT
Probably the Petzoldt Ridge on Grand Teton.

But Direct Exum, Beyer East Face, Irene's Arete, and SW Ridge of Symmetry Spire would be close.
Captain...or Skully

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:04am PT
Grant's crack.
Darwin

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:27am PT
I know you say "one" but I was never really good at reading comprehension.
Right Side of the Hourglass or
Crack of Despair (or was it Doom?) with Matt and Bruce or
Regular Route on Fairview when it was still an adventure climb.

Then there are the ones we wish we had another shot at in our prime, e.g. Peter Left, which then reminds me of Peter Pan that I still might (unlikely) get up again.
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
the crowd MUST BE MOCKED...Mocked I tell you.
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:59am PT
Any of them, with Brutus.
Jaybro

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Dec 6, 2012 - 09:51am PT
Prolly have to go with Astroman.

If we can include ones we haven't climbed (yet), Gabriel
Sioux Juan

Big Wall climber
Costa mesa
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:09am PT
I can't think of one fav. I'd like to repeat............but I can think of 100 at least, I'd love to repeat.........belay slave
east side underground

climber
Hilton crk,ca
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:16am PT
Zodiac
JerryA

Mountain climber
Sacramento,CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 11:56am PT
The Traverse of the Palisades .
10b4me

Boulder climber
Somewhere on 395
Dec 6, 2012 - 11:59am PT
Harry Daley, The Grack, or anything on the Apron. I always enjoyed climbing over there.
Reilly

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:03pm PT
Le Petit Grepon - so easy a caveman could enjoy it!

Credit: Reilly
Darryl Cramer

Social climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:18pm PT
Pinky Paralysis - Yosemite

Or

Bobcat Cringe - Index
The Larry

climber
Moab, UT
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:29pm PT
Don Jaun Wall in the Needles.
this just in

climber
north fork
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:31pm PT
Anything on south eagle beak.
Mark Hudon

Trad climber
Hood River, OR
Dec 6, 2012 - 12:42pm PT
West Face of El Cap.
Dolomite

climber
Anchorage
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:19pm PT
Maybe . . . Hobbit Book. Only done it once. The thing is that what's great about it depends a lot on what is unknown--the runout sections, and finding the start of the thing. In fact, now that I think about it, repeating a climb is profoundly different experience than doing it for the first time..

Lots of climbs I've done I wouldn't repeat. But you have to first do them to know this.
ruppell

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:22pm PT
Now that all that weird frog stuff is left back on the first page I'd have to say Frogshead at the gunks. I've climbed that thing a lot and it still puts a smile on my face every time. I haven't been back in over three years but I can still remember every move on it. Just a true gem. The best part is finishing over the final roof so you can see the frogshead that the climb is named for. I kid you not it looks just like one.
nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:41pm PT
Royal Arches.

It's just plain fun whether I'm in [my version of] good or bad shape, has variety, has the views, would work in good or bad weather with varying amounts of gear.

And as I get older I might value chillin' afterwards in the Ahwanee lobby more.
le_bruce

climber
Oakland, CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 01:59pm PT
I love questions like this. Need to think about it.

The responses so far really make me want to get in shape for the Rostrum. I count about five Rostrum votes. Unless I missed 'em, no Astroman (ed: Jaybro FTW!), no RNWF yet...

Edit: might be Tenaya. Just love that climb.
weezy

climber
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:16pm PT
Myopia, Elephants Perch
nutjob

Gym climber
Berkeley, CA
Dec 6, 2012 - 02:26pm PT
I might change mine to Sun Ribbon Arete to sneak some backpacking/alpine feel into the picture.


This is a hard question, like saying "if you could only feel one way for the rest of your life, how would you like to feel?" I enjoy being happy and ecstatic and blissful, but sometimes it's nice to just be chill and content too. Sometimes I like my cocoon, sometimes I like to fly in the wind on the hairy edge.
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