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.

Mt. Whitney, East Face...with SMI

Walking up to the East Face with Iceberg Lake below.
Demetria on pitch 2, April and Todd at the belay.
The Fresh Air Traverse
Todd on the last pitch.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Carson Peak (10,909) a new route with Dean Rosnau

Dean on the 1st pitch of "Knuckle Heads Delight:
The overhanging corner on pitch 2.

May in the Valley, climbing with Raymond, May 2012

A Spring look at Yosemite, May 2012

Tenaya Lake with spring ice.
Half Dome from Tioga Pass Road
Sentinel Rock.
The Valley in spring colors.

A Spring trip through Yosemite, May 2012

June Lake and Lee Vining Ice, Feb 2012

June Lake Road Side Ice
The Road Side ice was quite good this year.
Lee Vining, Main Wall Ice
The belay cave on the Chouinard Falls.

Lee Vining Ice with Ed Escoto, Feb 2012

This year the ice on the Chouinard Falls had a most interesting belay cave
There was less ice than normal but very good qualitie.
Ed making it look nice.

Tuolumne Meadows, climbing on Lembert Dome July 2011

Dave Lane and Bill Russel on "Cry in Time Again"
Bill Russel
Dave nears the last below
Dave Lane at the last below