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Matthes Crest? Actually, I prefer Saber Ridge ...
Friday October 14, 2011 1:33am
Big Days Scambling & Soloing around Sequoia NP ...

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Jiggler is a trad climber from SoCal.

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Dick Erb

June Lake, CA
  Oct 14, 2011 - 10:38am PT
Absolutely beautiful!

Social climber
  Oct 14, 2011 - 11:23am PT
Well done.

Mountain climber
The Other Monrovia- CA
  Oct 14, 2011 - 11:46am PT
Nice! I wasn't exactly sure where yous guys went. It appears you finished
on Triple Divide but where did you start?
Oh, and the point of the helmets for soloing? I guess just to attach the camera? :-)

Trad climber
the city
  Oct 14, 2011 - 12:30pm PT
congo rats, enjoyed that vid.

Trad climber
SeKi, California
  Oct 14, 2011 - 12:46pm PT
Nice, I work here in Sequoia and get to marvel in its beauty and smells everyday! Not too many venture in the backcountry these days and its good to see you enjoying the bounty!
selfish man

Gym climber
Austin, TX
  Oct 14, 2011 - 01:15pm PT
Looks incredible. Any info on that ridge? Would like to check it out sometime

Trad climber
Boulder, Co
  Oct 14, 2011 - 01:22pm PT
Here's a link from the aaj from awhile back on the saber ridge-

Trad climber
South Lake Tahoe
  Oct 14, 2011 - 02:31pm PT
The Guy

Trad climber
Portland, OR
  Oct 14, 2011 - 02:42pm PT
Have all the lines on this thing been picked? I'm seeing great things.

Trad climber
Seattle, WA
  Oct 14, 2011 - 05:03pm PT
Looks amazing! Thanks for posting.
selfish man

Gym climber
Austin, TX
  Oct 14, 2011 - 05:33pm PT
thanks for the info. That stuff looks incredible. Will have to check it out next summer.

Social climber
Durango CO
  Oct 14, 2011 - 06:02pm PT
Thanks for the video. Well done and looks fun!

Trad climber
Author's Reply  Oct 15, 2011 - 01:26am PT
Thanks for the comments, this was just Day 1, Saber Ridge to Triple Divide, down the south ridge to the shoulder of Stewart (ran out of time), and back to camp. The following day we explored Hamilton Dome and the adjacent spires, wild place where you just hope you can find a way out. More video to come...
Sonic is on top of the beta with the AAJ link.
Ezra Ellis

Trad climber
North wet, and Da souf
  Oct 16, 2011 - 10:11am PT
Great footage, amazing exposure, NICE!

Trad climber
Boulder, Co
  Oct 23, 2011 - 05:35pm PT
Bump for an awesome Report! Hopefully going to ski out there this winter!

How was the approach?

noriko nakagawa

Trad climber
sin city
  Oct 26, 2011 - 07:58pm PT
Great Sierra eye candy! Looks worthy of the approach. Thanks for posting.

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
  Oct 26, 2011 - 08:24pm PT
Way to go!! Nice film you put together!!


Trad climber
Black Hills, SD
  Aug 23, 2012 - 07:58pm PT
way to leave out any useful beta and just post a video. wouldn't want tamarack lake to fill up with climbers, 15 miles from the road in a place where no climbers go. i mean hell, look at all those lines on angel wings.
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