Iconic climbing photos

Search
Go

Discussion Topic

Return to Forum List
Post a Reply
Messages 201 - 220 of total 272 in this topic << First  |  < Previous  |  Show All  |  Next >  |  Last >>
Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Mar 25, 2008 - 04:36pm PT
Fletcher wrote:
"Was that Half Dome team representing the Sharks or the Jets????"

Here, perhaps I can assist your decision:





Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Mar 25, 2008 - 04:40pm PT
These boys look pretty formidable too:

rick d

Social climber
tucson, az
Mar 25, 2008 - 04:48pm PT
Buhl looks pretty big for an infant.

he was born in 1924.
Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Mar 25, 2008 - 04:59pm PT
Yes I was wondering that myself.
That's from an article on Albert Ellingwood, from Climbing number 70; I didn't see any mention of Buhl in it, so I'm thinking that's a Coloradan or American of the same name.
Michael Hjorth

Trad climber
Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar 26, 2008 - 04:44am PT
And Albert Ellingwood is looking like an ancestor to the Huber Bros...

I am searching the net in vain for the barechested Comici photo (have to scan it when I get back home). For now I have these:

Emilio Comici, 1901-1940:




Michael
bachar

Gym climber
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Mar 26, 2008 - 09:59am PT
Comici...wow

Nice pics. Dude had some style too. Check them shooz! and pants!
Gene

climber
Mar 26, 2008 - 10:27am PT
Emilio Comici film.

http://www.videopoli.com/youtube/Emilio-comici__6u69RdfqytM.html

Enjoy.
SteveW

Trad climber
Denver, CO
Mar 26, 2008 - 10:37am PT
Tar
I know it's not the Hermann Buhl of
Nanga Parbat fame. No relation to him either.
I can't remember where I read it, but if I find
it I'll put it in the link.
WanderlustMD

Trad climber
Lanham MD
Mar 26, 2008 - 10:42am PT
Those are great shots of Comici. Talk about getting the rope behind your leg!
Those guys were heroes.
Michael Hjorth

Trad climber
Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar 26, 2008 - 05:55pm PT
Gene,

Great Comici film!
I like the comment after running out a pitch:

"The most important thing in climbing is the mutual security...!"

I am not sure, though, that his dynamic footwork would earn him style points today.

Michael
SteveW

Trad climber
Denver, CO
Mar 26, 2008 - 06:33pm PT
Tar
This article was in the current issue of the Trail & Timberline, from the Colorado Mountain Club

G_Gnome

Trad climber
In the mountains... somewhere...
Mar 26, 2008 - 07:52pm PT
Wow! Thanks for the Comici stuff Michael. He sure had style and grace. Looked like a little dude. Too bad he died at such a young age.
scuffy b

climber
up the coast from Woodson
Mar 26, 2008 - 08:09pm PT
some interesting belaying there, to someone who often uses a hip
belay without anchor.
Tarbuster

climber
right here, right now
Mar 26, 2008 - 10:44pm PT
Nice detective work on that Herman Buhl stuff there Steve.

Michael! Those Comici images are top-notch and very iconic to be sure. Super fun.
Jingy

Social climber
Flatland, Ca
Mar 27, 2008 - 10:39am PT
Looking at that photo of the guy in the white sox, converse style shoes, with the rope secured to the waist...

How did climbing become the great fun it is today on the shoulders of that for safty?

Great photos... Keep 'em comin!

Did I hear Facelift?
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
Sep 20, 2008 - 05:47pm PT
Chris Jones and Joe Faint retreating from Hetch Hetchy, Galen Rowell photo



Nancy Feagin sending 5.11 on Half Dome, Galen Rowell photo

Michael Hjorth

Trad climber
Copenhagen, Denmark
Jan 15, 2009 - 01:52am PT
Arne Næss, iconic Norwegian climber and thinker described above, died Tuesday at the age of 96.
He was the uncle of Arne Næss, the shippingman, Everestclimber and former husband of Diana Ross.

1930, Oslo


2008, Oslo


Michael
Reilly

Mountain climber
Monrovia, CA
Jan 15, 2009 - 02:42am PT
Takk Michael, plus didn't he do the first route on the Troll Wall-the ridge to the left?
Michael Hjorth

Trad climber
Copenhagen, Denmark
Jan 15, 2009 - 03:18am PT
Hi Reilly,

No.
Trollryggen was climbed in 1958 by the almost-as-iconic Arne Randers Heen (53) and Ralf Høibakk (21).

I fail to remember any specific rockclimbs pioneered by Næss. But the two first ascents on Tirish Mir in Hindu Kush stand out.

Troll Wall with Trollryggen (72 piches!) on the left.


This summer Trollryggen was reclimbed by first ascentionist Ralf Høibakk at the age of 71, a 50y anniversary, together with Odd Eliassen and Stein P. Aasheim:

Høibakk (left) and Eliassen
Photo: Stein P. Aasheim
MisterE

Trad climber
Raising Arizona
Jan 15, 2009 - 03:34am PT
Nice bump.

The perfect place for Steve and his Lucky Goes To the Creamery ascent:

Messages 201 - 220 of total 272 in this topic << First  |  < Previous  |  Show All  |  Next >  |  Last >>
Return to Forum List
Post a Reply
 
Our Guidebooks
Check 'em out!
SuperTopo Guidebooks


Try a free sample topo!

 
SuperTopo on the Web

Review Categories
Recent Route Beta
Recent Gear Reviews