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Climbing: October 22-33, 2015 (Yosemite Valley)

(Photo taken from Pat and Jack Pinnacle towards the Rostrum where Thomas and John were climbing) Climbing with Vinnie ...

Crack Climbing for Everyone

At a recent gym climbing session I did a few laps on a hand crack and then belayed my friend up the same crack. He managed to ...

Climbing: September 13-14, 2014 (Tuolumne)

[gallery] September 13-14, 2014: Tuolumne, Yosemite National Park, California, USA Photo above: Monica nearly at the top of ...

Climbing: August 16-17, 2014 (Needles)

[gallery] Photos: John nearly at the top of Yellow Brick Road, Monica's flapper (2), Jay climbing up The Howling. Sometimes you're weak but you want to keep climbing and sometimes it's a good idea to just power through. This time, powering through was the wrong answer. Previously at the Needles, ...

Climbing: August 2-4, 2014 (Needles)

[gallery] August 2-4, 2014. Needles, Sequoia National Forest, California, USA Above, first row: Warlock Needle; second row: Monica and John on top of Our Lady of the Needles, 5.7; third row: our rainy day spent the California Hot Springs. We spent a 3 day weekend at the Needles with Dong and ...

Climbing: July 19-20, 2014 (Sonora Pass)

[gallery] July 19-20, 2014. Road 5N06 off the Sonora Pass Highway 108. Photo above: Jeff climbing Shake and Bake 5.10d on Upper Quarry Crag in the Second Quarry Crags; John on El Diablo Feo 5.8 on Bienvenidos Wall; lovely sunset after the rain. At the risk of giving it all away, all I gotta say ...

Climbing: July 12-13th 2014 (Yosemite Valley)

[gallery] July 12-13th 2014. Yosemite National Park, California, USA Photo above: Monica on End of the Line 5.10c on Lower Cathedral Rock. For this super hot weekend, let’s keep this short. It was hot and I was feeling all out of sorts on Sunday… I would like to blame my raging hormones but I ...