Tuesday, October 23, 2012

North Peak Center Couloir

North Peak, Center Couloir
North Peak with the left and middle colours.
Jonathan at the base.
on the ice !
and on the first pitch of ice !
Pitch 2
Pitch 2
Pitch 3, beautiful ice ! I have never seen the Central Coulour with ice this clean and good !
The ice got very narrow, then the mud.
Climbing behind the cackstone.
And on top of it !
Doug at the top of the ice.
Yosemite, Arrowhead Arete
Chris on the Arrowhead Spire !
The Arrowhead Spire .
Chris up on the Arrowhead Arete, great views of the Spire below.
Doug belaying Mark and Chris .
Doug on the Arrowhead Arete .
Chris, it's getting dark !
Mark, Doug and Chris looking for the descent .
Tuolumne Meadows with Mark Stepo.
Mark at the start of Cry in Time Again.
Cry in Time Again has great rock and location.
Super climbing on the best of rock.
Mark climbing into the evening light.
Palisade: North Palisade and Polemenium.
At base camp with storm clouds above.
Zack on the route up North Palisade.
Good climbing up to North Pal.
On the Summit !
Doug on top !
Palisades, August 2012
Stormy weather on the hike into our base camp.
Nearing our base camp.
Climbing to the summit (14,003) on Thunderbolt.
There is very good climbing on the traverse from Thunderbolt to Starlight.
The guys nearing Starlight.
Summer 2012 in the Sierra
North Peak, July 2012
Doug in Tuolumne
Happy Feet
Doug on Fairview Dome
Fairview Dome, Plastic Exploding Inevitable

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

North Peak,with Larry Baugher and Ed Nipper, July 2012,

The North Peak snow/ice shots, there is more snow in the center than I have ever seen.
Ed and Larry look down into the snow/ice
3 pitches up the snow/ice
Ed and Larry nearing the top.

TM Greats, Mathes Crest, Cathedral/Eichorn, Tenaya Peak

Mathes Crest has some great pitches, with very feathered rock.
The exposure on Mathes is great !
The amazing vue from the top of Cathedral Peak
Todd on top of Tenaya Peak with Tenaya Lake below.

Mt Humphreys, 13,986, with Gary, June 2012

Mt. Humphreys from the approach.
Gary at the base of the route.
Beautiful climbing on this 4th class route.
The narrow summit ridge.

Tuolumne Meadows with Dean and Payden, June 2012

Payden and Dean on the 1st pitch of Side Dish on Dozier Dome.
Payden nearing the ancnor.
Beauty on the hike down.