Photo Essay - Zodiac


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Social climber
Prescott, AZ
Mar 6, 2008 - 08:15am PT

Trad climber
Mar 6, 2008 - 09:38am PT
Thanks for the bump Mziebell.
Finn has been trying to talk me into doing some aid. Never have. If I keep looking at these killer TR's, just might happen. I could smell the granite.


Mar 18, 2008 - 11:42pm PT
Lemme know what's up, Cracko...

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Captain...or Skully

Social climber
Mar 19, 2008 - 12:33am PT
Groove...That was My 1st El Cap rt. I still think it has some really beautiful features. Thx all!

Trad climber
San Francisco, CA
May 27, 2008 - 09:19pm PT

because this is one of the best photo TR's of big wall climbing on this site!

Trad climber
Somewhere, CA
May 28, 2008 - 02:14pm PT
Some of the finest climbing photography I've ever seen. Well done. Your composition is so much better than the typical gratuitous posed stuff. Brings back the memories...

Trad climber
Boulder Colorado
May 28, 2008 - 04:04pm PT
awesome - those pics hit like a ton-o-bricks...


Trad climber
Quartz Hill, California
Apr 13, 2009 - 02:15pm PT
Sorry, but done with all the recent OT "bitchfests", so bumping my own thread !!


Trad climber
The High And Lonely
Apr 13, 2009 - 02:29pm PT
great tr. photographer did you guys right!

Big Wall climber
Apr 13, 2009 - 02:38pm PT
Too many damn photos!!! This thread almost crashed my computer - it was *actually* smoking as I pulled the plug from the back of it. Now that it's cooled down and restarted, the OS won't load, and I'm certain it erased all the files on my drive and my monitor will no longer power on. I hope my car's OK. It was in the garage, after all, when I clicked the link to this thread... You'll be getting a visit from the NSA and Homeland Security soon, buddy!

Nice TR! :)

Trad climber
The 7th Pin Scar on Serentiy Crack
Apr 13, 2009 - 02:55pm PT
Thanks so much!! Those are great photos that really capture the true character of that climb!

Zodiac was my first wall - I did it the summer after finishing high school back in 1994. Those photos bring back so many parts of the route that I'd long since forgotten - the scary blank sections, the wonderful discovery of a #1 cam placement, the learning to use hooks, careful scrutiny of a fixed copper head (hmm... do I trust this thing?), all that great stuff!


Trad climber
Quartz Hill, California
Apr 13, 2009 - 03:21pm PT

As "edgy" as I am these days, your post made me laugh!! I guess that is the value of all these Fing "OT" posts on ST these days! Thanks


Trad climber
CA Central Coast
Apr 14, 2009 - 11:20am PT
Right on I scored and found a great thread to start my day...loved how the pictures told the tale. Nice work!

Trad climber
May 27, 2009 - 01:29am PT
Nice pictures.

Big Wall climber
total Disarray
May 27, 2009 - 08:12am PT
Good stuff, Bubba.....Thanks

May 27, 2009 - 11:39am PT
How awesome sh#t like this gets quickly relegated to the back pages is a mystery to me. Currently the top post is "Clash of Civilizations" post number 423 or so....F&$X@!!! we can read the F&$X@ news that clash sh#t with Arab and Israeli Iraqi news is all over it. You can
t take a dump without seeing it on the bathroom wall. Never see this kind of quality on the regular news and rarely even here though.....

Thanks for the bump, can't believe I missed it first go round!
Double D

May 27, 2009 - 11:54am PT
Wow, great photos! They really give the "feel" of what it's like up there. Hats off to Corey!

May 27, 2009 - 01:01pm PT

What a great mix of perspectives, could taste the grit.
Thanks for the bump.

East Coast US
May 27, 2009 - 03:27pm PT
Another bump.

What's this monkey business? Looks like an A5 move.

Thanks for posting this awesome trip report.
Roger Breedlove

Cleveland Heights, Ohio
May 27, 2009 - 05:44pm PT
Besides the one Gunkie posted above, this is one of my favorites:

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