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Hot Box

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Hot Box

Vaino Kodas on the FA of "Hot Box" (5.11d), Hot Box Cliff, Olmstead Canyon
Submitted by: morcomm on 2014-08-24
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Back Breaker Roof

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Attempting the Back Breaker Roof BITD
Submitted by: morcomm on 2014-08-24
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Mullah" (5.10a)

Upper part of the "Mullah" on Cal Cliff
Submitted by: morcomm on 2014-07-29
Views: 462 | Comments: 0
Mt. Doom

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View of Mt. Doom taken from the Saratoga Gap Trail. The popular "Slab Route" (5.7) goes up the center face.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2006-08-16 | Last Modified: 2007-04-16
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Queen Jane" (5.10d)

Urmas Franosch takes over the lead to complete "Queen Jane" after Morris chickens out on the wide hands finish.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-05-01
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Television Skies" (5.10d)

Climber near the top of "TV Skies" (5.10d), a little traveled, but still excellent clean crack near Ellery Dam spillway.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-05-01
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Stanford University Math Tower (5.12a)

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Stanford University Math Tower (5.12a)

In the good old days, before Stanford U. limited climbing to the Art Building traverse, it was possible to arrange a 5.12a TR on the outside of the Math Building near the central quad.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-28
Views: 1609 | Comments: 0
Foothill Expressway Tunnel

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Foothill Expressway Tunnel

D. Caunt working the glue-on traverse in the railroad tunnel near where Foothill Expressway crosses US 280 in Cupertino, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-28 | Last Modified: 2007-04-24
Views: 1407 | Comments: 0
US 280 Jam Crack

Average Rating = 3.36/5 US 280 Jam Crack

Biking Canada Road and climbing cracks on the US 280 overpass can be combined near Canada College in San Carlos, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-28
Views: 1408 | Votes: 11 | Comments: 3

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Hidden Persausion" (5.10d lb)

Marc Hill leads the FA of "Hidden Persausion" (5.10d), a short lieback at the First Cliff Below the Mining Road, Ellery Lake Dam Spillway, Tioga Pass, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-27 | Last Modified: 2007-04-24
Views: 787 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Ground Burst" (5.10c R/X)

First ascent of "Ground Burst" (5.10c) at the Squealer Slab, Ellery Lake Bowl, Tioga Pass, California. Requires many tiny micro stoppers.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-27
Views: 625 | Comments: 0
Elegant Gypsy (V6)

Average Rating = 3.50/5 Elegant Gypsy (V6)

Scott Cosgrove bouldering "Elegant Gypsy" in back of Camp 4 during the early 80s. What's its rating? Can't remember, so I'll guess V6 until I get a nasty note.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-18
Views: 1819 | Votes: 14 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Ogre's Hand" (V0)

Jam crack out a roof on the side of the Magoo Boulder facing the trail. This is the "ogre's hand".
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-18 | Last Modified: 2007-04-19
Views: 1062 | Votes: 2 | Comments: 4

Average Rating = 2.83/5 "Lean Years" (5.11a thin)

Following the thin crack crux of "Lean Years" (5.11a) in June 1983 using a bowline-on-a-bight. Harnesses are really a form of artificial aid.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 735 | Votes: 6 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Green Dragon" (5.11b)

Following the first pitch of "Green Dragon" (5.11b) in EBs in 1983
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 714 | Comments: 0
Topo:

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Topo: "Lord Caffeine" (5.10d++)

Topo of "Lord Caffeine" (5.10d), a 70-foot right-leaning thin hands crack near the Ivory Tower in Olmstead Canyon, Tuolumne Meadows, YNP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
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Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Church Bowl Tree"

Starting up the pin scar locks at the bottom of the "Church Bowl Tree" route.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 792 | Votes: 3 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Triple Ripple" (5.10d)

"Triple Ripple" (5.10d) is a roof problem with one bolt just to the left of "Gold Mind" (5.9) on the Spillway Crag, Ellery Lake Dam Spillway, Tioga Pass, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 575 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 2.83/5 "Mandric" (5.10b or 5.11b)

Climber top roping "Mandric" at Murphy Creek in Tuolumne Meadows via the 5.11b direct variation.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 605 | Votes: 6 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Gold Mind" (5.9 hands)

Topo showing line (A) of "Gold Mind" (5.9) on the Spillway Crag at the Ellery Lake Dam Spillway. Useful reference point for finding other routes in the area.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15
Views: 838 | Comments: 0
Topo of Lower Murphy Creek Wall

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From left to right: A. Mandric (5.10b* or 5.11b direct start) B.Gettin' In the Groove (5.11d*) C. Penguin Cafe (5.11a*) D. Gortlough RA (5.9) E. Party Time (5.10d flared hands) F. Pinch A Loaf (5.11a*)
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15
Views: 830 | Comments: 0
Platypus Traverse (V4)

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Platypus Traverse (V4)

David Caunt at the V4 crux of the circular traverse of the entire Platypus Rock in the West Addition, CRSP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15 | Last Modified: 2007-04-07
Views: 869 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 4.00/5 "Crow's Feet" (5.10b)

David Yerian leading "Crow's Feet" (5.10b) on the slabs up to the east of the South Face of Daff Dome.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15
Views: 710 | Votes: 2 | Comment: 1

Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Skunk Weed" (5.11c)

Mark Grant using EBs to lead the first pitch (5.11a) of "Skunk Weed" on Lower Brother in April 1983.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15
Views: 725 | Votes: 5 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Skunk Weed" (5.11c)

Mark Grant following the first pitch (5.11a) of Scott Burke's "Skunk Weed in 1983.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15
Views: 883 | Vote: 1 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 3.17/5 "Anathema" (5.10b)

David Yerian leading the thin hands crack "Anathema" (5.10b) at the Cookie Cliff, YNP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-15 | Last Modified: 2007-04-24
Views: 824 | Votes: 6 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 3.53/5 "Midnight Lightning"

Scott Cosgrove on his 8th lap in a row of "Midnight Lightning" in Camp 4, Yosemite Valley, YNP, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14 | Last Modified: 2007-04-24
Views: 1534 | Votes: 19 | Comments: 7
Panorama: Ellery Lake Dam Spillway

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Panorama: Ellery Lake Dam Spillway

Telephoto of Ellery Lake Dam Spillway area: A. Spillway Crag B. First Cliff Band Below the Mining Road C. Second Cliff Band Below the Mining Road ('T.V. Skies' etc.) D. First Cliff Band Above the Mining Road E. Second Cliff Band Above the Mining Road ('Sweet Jane' etc.) F. Chicken Foot Cracks G. To Squealer Slab 1000'
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-17
Views: 800 | Comments: 0
Machine World Traverse

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Machine World Traverse

Scott Cole about to complete the Machine World Traverse at Puppy Dome, Tuolumne Meadows, YNP, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14
Views: 1231 | Vote: 1 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Great Circle" (5.10a)

Shows "Great Circle" (5.10a) being done in two pitches to avoid rope drag at the crux. Can be done in 1 long pitch with a 165 ft rope.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14
Views: 701 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Stone Groove" (5.10b)

Approaching the crux of "Stone Groove" (5.10b) at the Reeds Pinnacle Area, YNP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14 | Last Modified: 2007-04-01
Views: 475 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Church Bowl Tree" - Pitch 1

Climbing the pin scars on the first pitch of "Church Bowl Tree" route (5.10a)
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14
Views: 419 | Votes: 2 | Comments: 0
Fall at upper Buttermilks

Average Rating = 2.80/5 Fall at upper Buttermilks

View looking N.W. at the Upper Buttermilks climbing area.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14
Views: 425 | Votes: 5 | Comment: 1

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "The Tube" (5.11a)

David Yerian beginning the initial 5.10b hand crack at the start of "The Tube" (5.11a), Pat and Jack Pinnacles, YNP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Pyramid Crack" (5.10a)

Scott Cosgrove beginning the obligatory solo of the "Pyramid Crack" (5.10a) at Castle Rock State Park, California "way back when"
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-14 | Last Modified: 2007-04-01
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Mid-Life Crisis" - Pitch 2 (5.10)

Hand drilling Pitch 2 of "Mid-Life Crisis" on the FA in April 1987.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
Views: 540 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Putrefaction" (5.11a)

After the crux roof on the final slab before the belay on "Putrefaction" (5.11a), Castle Rock Falls, CRSP, California
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13 | Last Modified: 2007-03-28
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Putrefaction" (5.11a)

Clipping a bolt to protect the crux roof on "Putrefaction" (5.11a), Castle Rock Falls, CRSP, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13 | Last Modified: 2007-03-28
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Precious Powder" (5.11a)

Climber leading "Precious Powder" (5.11a) near Mirror Lake in Yosemite Valley.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
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Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Mid-Life Crisis" - Pitch 1

About to place the first bolt on Pitch 1 of "Mid-Life Crisis" during the first ascent in April 1987.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
Views: 655 | Vote: 1 | Comment: 1

Average Rating = 3.00/5 "Ellery Arete" (5.11a)

Further up the "Ellery Arete" (5.11a) on the Spillway Crag near Ellery Lake Dam.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
Views: 407 | Vote: 1 | Comments: 2

Average Rating = 3.50/5 "Spillway Arete" (5.10d)

Starting the "Spillway Arete" (5.10d) on the Spillway Crag near the outflow of Ellery Lake Dam.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
Views: 443 | Votes: 2 | Comment: 1
Bouldering the Lower Spillway

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Bouldering the Lower Spillway

David Yerian bouldering a 5.10a up problem on the Lower Spillway of Almaden Dam.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-13
Views: 1382 | Votes: 2 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Upper Left Face / Arete" 5.9

Mike Campana top-roping the Left Face / Arete (5.9) on the upper tier of Handley Rock in Redwood City, California.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-07
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Flintstone West (5.10a)

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Flintstone West (5.10a)

Top-roping on the western most Flinstone Rock along the Saratoga Gap Trail about a mile past the Castle Rock Fall Observation Platform.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-05 | Last Modified: 2007-04-15
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Average Rating = 0.00/5 "Mother Lode" (5.11b)

Ed Thorpe leading his route, "The Mother Lode" (5.11b) on the cliff of the same name.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-03 | Last Modified: 2007-03-14
Views: 1267 | Comments: 0
Western Flintstone

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Western Flintstone

Pic of the most westerly of the Flintstones taken from the Saratoga Gap trail. There is an enormous OW up the right hand side of the largest formation.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-02
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Another of the Flintstone Arete

Average Rating = 0.00/5 Another of the Flintstone Arete

Another pic of the 5.8 arete leading up to the Flinstone Cave on the formation of the same name.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-02 | Last Modified: 2007-04-15
Views: 634 | Comments: 0
Flintstone Arete

Average Rating = 3.00/5 Flintstone Arete

Improbably easy 5.8 arete up the outside of the Flinstones near Goat Rock.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-02 | Last Modified: 2007-04-15
Views: 561 | Vote: 1 | Comments: 0

Average Rating = 3.42/5 "Precious Powder" (5.11a)

Hand drilling a 1/4" hole on the FA of "Precious Powder" (5.11a face) in October 1983.
Submitted by: morcomm on 2005-04-02
Views: 553 | Votes: 19 | Comments: 5
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