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Salathe Wall, July 2014

35 pitches and 3500ft of climbing, it is the longest thing Kelly and  I have climbed. Previously having done The Nose on El Capitan too, we knew that Salathe Wall would be a level up from climbing The Nose, since there is more wide climbing/offwidth in the route and many spicy chimney pitches including the Half Dollar pitch and the Ear. 2,711 more words

Trad Climbing Trips

A First Ascent Story: Kings Canyon NP

My latest adventure started off just like many others with a harmless email. The subject – a first free ascent in Kings Canyon National Park. Without giving it much thought I agreed to the proposition.  881 more words

Rock Climbing