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pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2009 - 10:45pm PT
the future is
Credit: pyro

good times!

Credit: pyro
pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 22, 2009 - 08:35am PT
BBA~thank's for posting the picture of the climbers on Boulder one!
guyman

Trad climber
Moorpark, CA.
Oct 22, 2009 - 09:04am PT
BBA good shots. You take em?

The one legged man is sort of famous, I can't remember his name. I did see a old LA Times article about him, he was climbing, leading, "Finger Tip" at Taquitz.

I love the "White Dude" graffiti, wish we could preserve some of it. After the last fire we found some: "Ken" "Don" "John" "1970" .......

Sewellymon

climber
.....in a single wide......
Oct 22, 2009 - 10:54am PT
Guy- my armchair mtn'eer brain recalls Ray Gorin being the one-legged climber? BBA?

Also like the extra grubby clothes on the future Patagonia CEO. A late 50's way of saying "f*K the man!" versus 60's version of long hair, 90's tattoos, '00's piercings. maybe also the result of making pitons on a forge...

and da'fuca shout out to 3 little PIGS. i used to run a dozen laps to simulate climbing a full pitch of .10a. now i'd be lucky to struggle up it w a TR geeebus.
guyman

Trad climber
Moorpark, CA.
Oct 22, 2009 - 11:30am PT
Swelley..

Good memory, but it's Jim Gorin with the one leg.

I found a Sierra Club historical persons site.

Jim had a comment that he could climb better with one leg cause he did not have the extra weight hanging on him. Ha Ha aha .....

Ray is his bro, both were long time climbers, Sierra Club members.

Right above there listings is one for "K. Goodykuntz" now that is a name I seem to remember from BITD.
Ksolem

Trad climber
Monrovia, California
Oct 22, 2009 - 12:30pm PT
Y'all remember when Chelsea was a regular...?

Chelsea Griffie booting up
Chelsea Griffie booting up
Credit: Ksolem

There's some good top outs at Stoney..

This is either power glide or just to the right. Guyman or G_gnome too...
This is either power glide or just to the right. Guyman or G_gnome took it.
Credit: Ksolem

I'll be seeing you guys out there pretty soon, btw...
Maybe next week. Tuesday.
pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 22, 2009 - 04:02pm PT
Kris thank's for reminding me of Chelsea! I remember when she was climbing around Stoney! she was so nice to me. what a cool climber chick!
thanks for the pictures.
JNB

Big Wall climber
Northridge
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:08pm PT
I will be at Stoney Tomorrow. Getting Back in shape after getting my life back.

Juan
JNB

Big Wall climber
Northridge
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:12pm PT


Back in the Day when I was climbing solid 5.11.

1988.

Notice the fancy cool Lycra.

Juan
x15x15

climber
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:39pm PT
sweeeeeeeeeet!!! great thread. can't believe i now long for stoney. last time there was exactly 10 years ago with an ol' buddy. and afterwards we went and watched his chick strip at one of the many spots... damn, that was one wierd evening after that!

but, until this thread, i did not miss the place. i'm going home soon.
JNB

Big Wall climber
Northridge
Oct 22, 2009 - 04:57pm PT


My 2nd Month of climbing

Check out the sticky shoes!
pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 23, 2009 - 08:31am PT
Jeff nice picture's. keep em coming!
Ksolem

Trad climber
Monrovia, California
Oct 23, 2009 - 09:14am PT
I thought hard about posting these pictures, but decided it would be ok.

It was a sad but very special day when climbers and friends came to Stoney Point from all over the place to remember their friend, mentor, The Master, Bob Kamps.

A Stoney Point master, Jeff Johnson. Jeff just crushed the place.
A Stoney Point master, Jeff Johnson. Jeff just crushed the place.
Credit: Kris Solem

Paul Anderson. Another super strong climber with about +6 ape index to...
Paul Anderson. Another super strong climber with about +6 ape index too.
Credit: Kris Solem
Jan in front, Pete crankin'
Jan in front, Pete crankin'
Credit: Kris Solem
'Nuff said...
'Nuff said...
Credit: Kris Solem
A bizzarre moment. Keesee, Rachel McCollum, Laeger, Yoho and Eve Laege...
A bizzarre moment. Keesee, Rachel McCollum, Laeger, Yoho and Eve Laeger
Credit: Kris Solem
The back row, left to right, Dave Rearick, Vern Clevenger, Mark Powell...
The back row, left to right, Dave Rearick, Vern Clevenger, Mark Powell, Don Lauria, TM Herbert, Mike Sherrick and Andy Lichtman. In front are Beverly Woolsey (formerly Mrs Powell) and the former Mrs. Rearick., Judith Chase.
Credit: Kris Solem

May 24, 2005.
Batrock

Trad climber
Burbank
Oct 23, 2009 - 09:59am PT
Juan,

You got any pictures of Mommas Boy? I always like setting up shop doing laps on the Iguana on days that I cut high school classes.
Fat Dad

Trad climber
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 23, 2009 - 10:26am PT
Wow, that last photo is quite the role call. Lots of hard climbing stretched among them.

Is Beverly (Woolsey) where the 'Mama Woolsey' route name originated?
G_Gnome

Trad climber
In the mountains... somewhere...
Oct 23, 2009 - 12:04pm PT
Yep, she would be That Momma, Woolsey.

Funny note about Papa Woolsey, Chris Wegoner was new to Josh and had started bolting that face when Powell showed up and booted him off as too inexperienced to deserve such a fine line.
guyman

Trad climber
Moorpark, CA.
Oct 23, 2009 - 12:08pm PT
Yes.

Good shots Kris. What I remember most about that day, was when a falcon keep swooping down close to the climbers. I have never seen a falcon before or since at Stoney.

I think it was a sign.
Ksolem

Trad climber
Monrovia, California
Oct 23, 2009 - 12:23pm PT
Yes, I remember that bird. Came through right at the end - a very beautiful flight.

I know we're all in the same boat: still can't go to Stoney Point without having fond memories of Bob Kamps. He was there when I made my first visit in January 1992 I think. He saw a new face and gave us the tour. I made the mistake of telling him I climbed in the Gunks, so he saved Hot Tuna for last.

Few things in climbing measure up to being artfully sandbagged by the best.
pyro

Big Wall climber
Calabasas
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 23, 2009 - 02:10pm PT
thanks kris for the pics and feel free to post anything about the Point.
yes that was a sad day! I miss Bobby and his cool climber style!
10b4me

Ice climber
the reticient boulder at the Happies
Oct 23, 2009 - 03:47pm PT
brings back some good memories
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