Who is Rob Drysdale? The guy on the plaque on the rock. It amazes me that enough time has passed that many of the climbers pulling down here may have just been establishing their first steps when Rob
AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Priest Draw
Mystical mountain viewed from the southwest.
MN : Rock : ... : Mystical Mountain Zone
Paul Wagner about to finish up
MN : Rock : ... : Rubble Trouble Direct (5.9)
John Groth really pulling down at Hueco Tanks
bob bickford : Bouldering
Gonzo goes to Hueco Tanks and pulls down
Rich Bechler. President of the DLFA
bob bickford : friends and family
MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : ... : Annadonia (5.11b)
Climbers on the 1st and 3rd pitches. the climber on the right is on Way Layed
WY : Devil's Tower : ... : Tulgey Wood (5.10a)
Rob Drysdale aka the "condor" Morrison Co.
At a slide show a non climber asked me if this was a man made structure.
WY : Devil's Tower : ... : El Matador (5.10d)
Paul Wagener Utte Pass Colorado
McCarthy west face variant. A crotch ripping endurance barf at the top affair.
bob bickford : favorite climbs
Tommy Deutchler...Midwest climbing icon and the most hilarious human I've ever met.
Al Grahn....every group needs one dude who occasionally provides the voice of reason.
Robin Bickford just cruised up the thing. I kept telling her to put in more gear but she didn't listen. I guess that's nothing new
SD : Custer State Park : ... : Tricouni Nail/Cerberus
Early lead of Barnburner Crack. Before gyms,powerbars,digital cameras,websites, and even the bolts.
MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing) : ... : Barnburner (5.10d)
The way I see it, Dave Groth is the most prolific Rock climber the Midwest has seen in the last 25 years.
WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Upper Diagonal (5.9)
Probably the best on-sight of my career, Mt. Arapiles Australia. When Henry Barber Free climbed this route in the 70's, it was among the hardest free routes in that country. It is sustained 5.11
Staying to the left assures skeptics that no cheating was done.
WI : Devil's Lake : ... : Cheatah (5.10b)
The Y-Crack wall
WI : Necedah (Petenwell Bluff)
Dave Groth Rebel yell
Dave Groth Rebel Yell
Paul Wagener topping out on Upper Diagonal.
Barnburner Crack before the bolts. This photo is from September of 1988. The belayer is non other than Jim Blakely. As much as I'd like to say I on-sighted this thing, I can't, I'm sure that I had top
MN : Barn Bluff (Red Wing)