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AaronCassebeer


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Trip Report: How to Fail on El Capitan (The Nose)
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http://theinspiredclimber.com/...el-capitan-the-nose/

Here's a trip report from our first time up El Capitan.

Thanks for looking,
Aaron Cassebeer


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Nice report and good job learning from your mistakes and not giving up.

Now you need to come to Potrero Chico and enjoy climbing big walls with a single rope and a dozen draws.


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Great account and pictures of your experience! Can't complain about you choice of celebratory brew at the top either.


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Congratulations, and thanks for a great read. There seems to be a really fine balance between bringing enough to deal with the unexpected and bringing so much that you're significantly impacting your odds of finishing the route.


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Great write up, and good info.

From your article;
In reply to:
Instead of focusing on reaching the summit, we planned for the worst… and failed miserably.

Reads like you didn't fail at planning for the worst, you succeeded at your worst.
Wink

Thanks for the TR.


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Nice read. Thanks!


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AaronCassebeer wrote:
http://theinspiredclimber.com/...el-capitan-the-nose/

Here's a trip report from our first time up El Capitan.

Thanks for looking,
Aaron Cassebeer

well done. thanks for sharing that. sounds like good advice and I like your chart of the differences.


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Nicely done. Good report and advice.


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Congrats. I hope to do the Nose within the next few years, so the more I can learn from others mistakes, the better. Thanks!

Josh


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Nice report!


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