aqua knobby pitch 2 (steep!)
view of cathedral from pywiak
scott looking like a highway star on the 10b variation
getting angry with it
the snake before the tourists started hucking boondies at him
joel having fun with lazy bum
pitch one of lucky streaks - still some snow at the bottom
wild traverse pitch of lucky streaks
ominous rain clouds worry us as we near the top of lucky streaks
can someone explain how this tree came to be?
planning the tenaya/eichorn link up
endless slabs up eichorn - where is the start?
victory shot at the top of tenaya peak, 2 hours after leaving the car
eichorn is that way!
Hillary falls into the deep suncups
eichorn, looking quite striking
not enough time - we leave eichorn to the boys and head down the slabs to pywiak, not knowing we were walking into a mosquito deathtrap...
the boys return, safe and sound
beernaya rest day
gear sort before leaning tower
blast off for leaning tower
the "exposed 4th class"... my ass.
intimidating start to leaning tower
the haulbag swings free!
hillary gets some air while cleaning
scott swings free!
up to the awhanee by around 2PM, just after the sun hit it.
a little nut tool tuna snack
taking a siesta to avoid the midday heat while the dutch team fixes pitches 5/6
gourmet big wall dinner
scott taking off on pitch 5 around 6:30
looking up at pitches 5-11
hillary leads 7 the next morning
my view for the next 3 hours
dangling in space on pitch 7
pitch 9 roof
hillary getting some massive exposure on pitch 9
finally a ledge!
at our next bivy, pitch 10, round 4:30
start of the chimney rappels
past some massive chockstones
catch up at the clinic house
rest day jaunt up yosemite falls
woah nellie deli - the happiest place on earth
another massive gear sort
direct northwest face of lembert
some serious struggling on galen's crack
hillary getting angry with it
whoops... I thought you weren't ordering the cake...
hot springs bivy