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Trad climber
Topic Author's Original Post - Mar 11, 2009 - 12:51pm PT
Thought I would pass this along...didn't think it was possible anymore


Trad climber
Mar 11, 2009 - 12:53pm PT
WHOA. . . very cool. Thanks for postin' up!



Tacoma, Toyota
Mar 11, 2009 - 02:33pm PT
Bump for AWESOME picture. thanks for that.

Trad climber
Nor Cal
Mar 11, 2009 - 02:49pm PT
Very cool

Social climber
Truckee, CA
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:03pm PT
Chris McNamara

SuperTopo staff member
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:05pm PT

here is the photo


Trad climber
here to eternity
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:07pm PT
That's amazing. Who knew?


Boulder climber
San Jose, California
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:17pm PT
is that real??

Trad climber
Santa Clara, Ca.
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:18pm PT
purdy kewl!

Not only cool to see Half Dome like that but it's just f*#king good picture.

The contrast of the foreground and the Sierras, the color seperation, and the general compostion of the photo with the Silo in the foreground.

very sweet picture, nice job to the photographer! Jerry and Jody would be proud.
Toker Villain

Big Wall climber
Toquerville, Utah
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:20pm PT
With the thread title I thought, "oh no, another buttplug".

Social climber
Flatland, Ca
Mar 11, 2009 - 03:23pm PT
nice find....

Could this be the start of a new hobby? Finding a place to see something from far away, plotting it on a map, and taking pictures?

Trad climber
Topic Author's Reply - Mar 11, 2009 - 03:53pm PT
thanks Chris...couldn't pull that part off!!

Mountain climber
Mar 11, 2009 - 06:04pm PT
very nice...how much?

Timid TopRope

Social climber
Paradise, CA
Mar 11, 2009 - 06:40pm PT
Wow! thought it was fake until I read the tr/beta on flicker.
the Fet

Knackered climber
A bivy sack in the secret campground
Mar 11, 2009 - 06:51pm PT
The best thing is the Dingus flame war with the photog on summitpost.

Mar 11, 2009 - 08:44pm PT
as a kid in the mid sixties there was a gig on the am radio that i woke up to which was a report from a ranger on the top of mt.diablo in the east bay. usually typical ranger stuff like blue jays or boy scout sightings but a storm cleared out one morning and his voice telegraphed the exitement about the view like never before. had to go. 90cc motorcycle across the bay. shasta and lassen to the north but the view into yosemite was a zoomer with shine. a fabulous gash in a a range as broad as your arm span and crowding the central valley into a strip. that memory helped sooth my impatience about the duration of the crossing from coast to crags in later years. the view from mt. hamilton is right up the slot. gotta pick your day, or rather let it pick you
Lynne Leichtfuss

Social climber
valley center, ca
Mar 11, 2009 - 11:03pm PT
Chris, Thanks for the magic of making it happen. lrl

dangling off a wind turbine in a town near you
Mar 11, 2009 - 11:20pm PT

Oakland: what's not to love?
Mar 12, 2009 - 12:31am PT

Here's an impressive shot, especially if you've ever topped out on Temple and wanted to keep going up Gayley and beyond:



Mountain climber
Monrovia, CA
Mar 12, 2009 - 12:34am PT
Am I the only one who thinks this is 'shopped'?
Besides the obvious, having flown into the valley this
looks exactly as it would appear from about 7500' and
certainly not the aspect you would see from way down below.
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