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Yosemite Valley, California USA


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Mapping Zodiac - "What's your sign...baby?"

by RP3
Thursday October 25, 2012 3:28pm
A few weerks ago, my girlfriend (Robin Batha) and I climbed Zodiac to contribute to the ongoing El Capitan Mapping Project (see: http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1810189/El-Capitan-Geologic-Mapping-Project);. I had climbed Zodiac 4 years ago with Jesse McGahey as my first El Cap climb. My memory of the climb was clouded with fear and awe at the act of climbing such a spectacular rock. It was very pleasant to come back to Zodiac after gaining much more experience on the big stone and have it feel more relaxing. We giggled our way up it and accomplished the work I needed to do for the mapping.

Here is a quick video TR of our adventure! Enjoy!



P.S. - Let me know if you want to get involved! There is PLENTY more work to be done!

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RP3 is a big wall climber from El Portal/Chapel Hill.

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Hoots

climber
Mammoth Lakes, CA
  Oct 25, 2012 - 03:47pm PT
yeah buddy! 46 hours, sheesh, what took so long? wish i had big ol candy grabbers too...
oh yah, and i found those hooks i thought i lost! woohoo!
m_jones

Trad climber
Carson City, NV
  Oct 25, 2012 - 08:54pm PT
Awesome Roger!! Very cool report.

So very cool. I have picts with the scale to send you from Lost in America.

max
Captain...or Skully

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in the oil patch...Fricken Bakken, that's where
  Oct 25, 2012 - 10:56pm PT
Nicely done. Cool vid, too.
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