This inaugural report chronicles the bail off of South Face (V 5.8 C1) on Washington Column in September. Can you say 'snowstorm'?!?
Here's the video:
Here's the story:
After going up to the Valley in August -for only my 2nd time EVER!?! (Granted, my first trip was in 2009 for eight months - but hey!) Anyway, I finally got back up there in August only to only make it up to the top of the Kor Roof before gassing out. Figuring its always better in the caf; my partner and I BAILED (that's right).
But, the above video has me going BACK! And it was SOLO. Lo and behold the Valley had other plans for me (as I was about to learn).
Here's the pics:
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