ElCap Report 10/25/09


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Crestline CA
Topic Author's Original Post - Oct 26, 2009 - 12:17am PT
Denise Umstot

Princess of the El Cap Bridge!
Oct 26, 2009 - 12:26am PT
Tom, The fall light is killer on the Captain! Great to see you! Wish I could have spent more time visiting but I had rock to climb :) Hope to see you soon in SD.

The princess of the El Cap Bridge!

Big Wall climber
From Back to Big Wall Baby
Oct 26, 2009 - 12:29am PT
Tom, although it was a short visit this time and yes the valley plague seem to find my way. I am glad we got up there. The fall colors are great and some pretty good climbing too. Winter is just around the corner but, then once again spring and like you we shall return.

Tacoma, Toyota
Oct 26, 2009 - 12:51am PT
The amount of freight those guys have on the NA is nuts! Getting that load across Cyclops will be fun. The Horror!

A friends backyard with the neighbors wifi
Oct 26, 2009 - 01:06am PT
Great photos Tom! That was me and a buddy on Lunar Eclipse. It is a fantastic route, amazing rock (as in beautiful, not necessarily quality). We were having a blast up there and were sad to turn around, unfortunately we ran out of anchor bolts and the sh#t we were finding at anchors was quite a joke (and all original).

We will be back, it wasn't a bail, just a temporary retreat and resupply!

Crestline CA
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 26, 2009 - 11:32am PT
cool...let me know when you go back on it... the photos are amazing!!
Good luck!
'Pass the Pitons' Pete

Big Wall climber
like Ontario, Canada, eh?
Oct 26, 2009 - 11:55am PT
Good work on the LE bolts then, lads. I soloed that route in the years before I learned how to replace bolts, so apologies for not replacing any. You should have a go at Bad Seed next - Bill Russel's 5/16" buttonheads are still AOK.

Trad climber
The state of confusion
Oct 26, 2009 - 01:27pm PT
Bump it for those 'bailers,' who'll be back in a flash,
to flash LE!!!!!

GO GUYS!!!!!!
Ottawa Doug

Social climber
Ottawa, Canada
Oct 26, 2009 - 07:06pm PT
Thanks a ton Tom. Great job on Muir Chris. Can't wait to see the Lunar guys back up there.


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