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looking sketchy there...

Social climber
Latitute 33
Oct 20, 2008 - 02:31pm PT
Very nice TR (and good job). Fun read and nice pics. Made my morning a bit better. Thanks.

Big Wall climber
A Token of My Extreme
Oct 20, 2008 - 02:50pm PT
Well done guys!
I loved that route in 1980.
Bump for climbing thread.

Trad climber
san dieco, ca
Oct 20, 2008 - 02:57pm PT
way to go ryan!
good to see you up there enjoying yourself!
ill have to get ahold of you to see where youll be this winter...
mark from socal

Big Wall climber
A place w/o Avitars apparently
Oct 20, 2008 - 03:30pm PT

Lynne Leichtfuss

Social climber
valley center, ca
Oct 20, 2008 - 03:33pm PT
Really Great Pics and Trip Report! Thanks for taking the time to share your very cool adventure. lrl

Big Wall climber
Seattle, WA
Oct 20, 2008 - 03:37pm PT
Good times Ryan, glad to see you guys rocked the Captain! And in good style, a boiling sun to snow trip!

Gym climber
Otto, NC
Oct 20, 2008 - 03:40pm PT

I wish. That looks like the way to do it for sure. Unfortunately I remain a weenie free climber.

Yeah Matt (and Holly), the run-together beta was nice. I didn't feel like my adventure was spoiled (just me), but maybe I've spent enough time cussing at stuck bags and so forth. Ryan's mileage may vary.

Dave's vast trove of hybrids rendered this thing pretty harmless- thanks man!

Oct 20, 2008 - 03:41pm PT
Tried to solo that thing and backed off after the 8th pitch.

I still had a bit of ground grip I guess.
Clint Cummins

Trad climber
SF Bay area, CA
Oct 20, 2008 - 07:25pm PT
Great report and photos - thanks for sharing.

Social climber
san joser
Oct 21, 2008 - 12:20am PT
Great composition of your photos.

On my to-do list for some time. Maybe when I get layed off....

Trad climber
Salt Lake City
Nov 3, 2008 - 05:44pm PT
Nice work boys! Damn Rob, this really brings me back and makes me hungry again! Thanks for the inspiration. This was one of my favorite climbs for so many reasons. Historical significance alone is just awesome. A must do route for anyone in love with El Cap. Thanks for sharing this and let's plan something for the Spring or early Summer?
Cheers my friend,

Lee McGuffey

Nov 3, 2008 - 06:39pm PT
Thanks for the bump. I'd missed this one.

Nice one, hoots.

Not sure why the NA gets occasionally ragged on. Over the years I've heard a few people say how awful the route is. I think it's fantastic, but what do I know.
Don Lauria

Trad climber
Bishop, CA
Nov 3, 2008 - 06:41pm PT
Sounds like it ain't changed much since 1968.

Trad climber
Nov 3, 2008 - 06:48pm PT
gee, Don, you found PBR up there back then too?

great TR. handsomeB, I also dug the nightime shot - just enough exposure on the rock

Trad climber
San Francisco, CA
Nov 3, 2008 - 07:01pm PT
not having to spend the night up there was well worth the weight of the ledge.

Good stuff.
Don Lauria

Trad climber
Bishop, CA
Nov 3, 2008 - 07:21pm PT
We didn't find anything. RR, Yvon, Chuck, and Tom are very neat climbers - tidy.

We brought are own.

Trad climber
Nov 3, 2008 - 07:43pm PT
Great report!
Fantastic photos too. The black rock up there is wild!
Thanks for posting.
The Schmutzvink

The WAY past
Nov 5, 2008 - 01:07am PT
Climbing thread bump. F*ck all those political threads. Yea yea yea it's time for change. Change back to being a Yosemite Rockclimber’s forum.

Gym climber
Otto, NC
Nov 5, 2008 - 10:43am PT

Good to hear from you! I thought about you guys a lot on that one..especially luggin' all that iron around. Leave it on the ground, folks!

Nov 5, 2008 - 10:54am PT
How about that aluminum hanger stamped YC? Hopefully still on the route as it was in, er, '97?

Anybody get to rap the pitch above the Cyclops Eye? Sup-air!
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