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El Capitan


Yosemite Valley, California USA


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Trip Report: How to Fail on El Capitan (The Nose)
Wednesday January 8, 2014 7:49am
Steve chugging a Sierra Nevada with his hand on El Cap Tree after summ...
Steve chugging a Sierra Nevada with his hand on El Cap Tree after summiting The Nose.
Credit: Aaron Cassebeer

Our first time up El Capitan via the Nose:

http://theinspiredclimber.com/2014/01/08/trip-report-how-to-fail-on-el-capitan-the-nose/

Thanks for looking,
Aaron Cassebeer

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Aaron Cassebeer
About the Author
Aaron Cassebeer is a climber from Mojave, CA.

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donini

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
  Jan 8, 2014 - 10:08am PT
Thanks for sharing...nice pics! Going light is key, don't even bring one portaledge next time.
Batrock

Trad climber
Burbank
  Jan 8, 2014 - 10:13am PT
Bump for a great TR and climbing content. This is what ST is for. Keep the stoke alive!!
Mungeclimber

Trad climber
Nothing creative to say
  Jan 8, 2014 - 10:17am PT
nice
L

climber
California dreamin' on the farside of the world..
  Jan 8, 2014 - 01:18pm PT
Ditto what Batrock wrote.

And awesome photos!
Grippa

Trad climber
Salt Lake City, UT
  Jan 8, 2014 - 08:10pm PT
thanks for showing the masses how to not blow it on the nose in a simplified format.
RyanD

climber
Squamish
  Jan 8, 2014 - 08:35pm PT
Good stuff! Very good info in a non opinionated sort of way based on facts & experience.



Way to redeem!!!
melski

Trad climber
bytheriver
  Jan 12, 2014 - 02:40pm PT
dropping the haul pulley was one of the most common reasons to bail in the old days,,but in the end ya just really gotta want it,,,
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
  Jan 12, 2014 - 03:16pm PT
MELSKI!!!

Thanks for the TR guys!
fat-n-sassy

Social climber
San Francity, CA
  Jan 12, 2014 - 05:02pm PT
thanks!
Ezra Ellis

Trad climber
North wet, and Da souf
  Jan 12, 2014 - 06:27pm PT
Way to persevere!!!!
JEleazarian

Trad climber
Fresno CA
  Jan 13, 2014 - 12:02pm PT
Bump for an excellent TR. I have to admit that your title made me think I could write that TR, since I know how to fail on any route, but you offer excellent advice and lessons. Thanks much.

John
WML

climber
Edge of the Electric Ocean Beneath Red Rock
  Jan 15, 2014 - 12:22pm PT
BBST! Over the negativity and political babble, and stoked on rock climbing and people who are stoked on rock climbing
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