Skip to Content

The Ripper Traverse

The Ripper Traverse

This photo, of one of the country's most famous boulder problems, was taken by John Gill in 1991. It shows Curt Shannon doing the "Ripper Traverse." This same photo also appears in the book "Master of Rock" Second and Third editions.

Rating:Average Rating = 3.56/5 | Votes: 9 | Comments: 8

Submitted by: curt on 2003-04-11 | Last Modified: 2007-08-14 | Views: 3248

Comment frantik on 2005-05-06
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
Nice claim to fame!!
Comment goob3r on 2006-03-11
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
Did someone post your picture descriptions for you or do you just enjoy referring to yourself in the third person?
Comment 5 out of 5 stars curt on 2006-04-15
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
I have unskilled, low wage people do it for me. Why, do you need a job?
Comment 5 out of 5 stars nfowler50 on 2008-11-17
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
hahaha, curt you sound like a clever guy so I'm gonna bump my 3 star to a 5
Comment moab1 on 2009-03-19
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
It looks to me as if he's holding a pose,saying, "hurrrrrrry take the goddamn picture..I'm just Sayin.. <=)
Comment michaeld16 on 2010-05-07
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
i climbed that famous choss in flip flops, with witness

the most hyped up choss ever

Comment 5 out of 5 stars curt on 2010-05-07
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
Sure you did. Enjoy puberty--you're only young once.
Comment lindajft on 2012-07-12
More PhotosPhoto RatingsPhoto CommentsProfile
Wow, your a badass Curt!