5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b (24)
Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 1500'
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Pagoda Mountain
Finley Helmuth hanging out at the Den.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Bear's Den
Eli on the FA of "Smokey" (M8+), Bear's Den.
Eli Helmuth : Bear's Den RMNP
Buster Jesik about to bust a move through the final crux of Condones.
CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Condones (5.12b)
This photo includes the rap route on the west face of Notchtop.
Colorado : New Rap Route on Notchtop B... : Post
Colorado : Dragon's Tail : Post
pig tattoos rock!
Eli Helmuth : photos I didn't take...
Start of P2.
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Storm Riders (5.10- R)
Looking up at the complete North Buttress of Pagoda from below. The dark band where the route starts just above can be seen here.
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : North Buttress (5.7)
Chris Weidner on the initial crux sequence of Camino Real
CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : El Camino Real (5.12c)
Lynn Hill at the first bolt on Wigglin. Screamin' climbs the orange face 15' left of the Wigglin' crack.
CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Screamin' Eagles (5.12b)
One of the premier alpine spires in the USA. Weekdays and early starts will avoid the crowds. Or do the uncrowded SW variation. Or the Saber next door. PREMIUM!
CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Petit Grepon
The "crux" mixed section on P2 in typical mid-winter condtions (5.1-2). This route is usually melted out by mid to late April.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Martha (5.6 WI2+ M2-3)
The Southeast Face of Flattop from Emerald Lake. I have seen the Dragontails described as AI3M3? They should be rated 45degree snow, 4th class in "normal conditions. Skied the right one yester
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Flattop Mountain - S side
Normal descent is shown in green. There can be potential avalanche danger getting to the base of the route, between the two tiers, and at the top of the last pitch. Buyer beware!
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : All Mixed Up (WI4 R)
An overview of the "All Mixed" Up wall.
The slopes leading up to W. Gully often are loaded with avi danger. Hug the side to avoid trouble! Going far climbers' right from the top would be the most dangerous descent option due to avi condit
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Black Lake - West Gully (WI4)
Gettin' on the ice.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : New Beginnings (WI5- M6)
Dale on the FA. This was his "guide try-out" for CMS. He passed with flying colors!
The direct start to the Smear of Fear in Nov. 2002. Levitation was helpful.
CO : CO Ice & Mixed : ... : Smear of Fear (WI5 M6 R)
Lynn Hill cranking on the bottom half of the Little Twin Owls Finger Crack.
CO : Lumpy Ridge : ... : Finger Crack (5.11a)
Dale Remsberg on the first Ascent of New Beginnings.