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Routes

Name Compliments Rating Type Location

Infinite

Brian in SLC likes it.
Amadeus likes it.

5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a X (1)

Trad, 3 pitches, 300'

ID : City of Rocks : The Clamshell

Abram Arete

Brian in SLC likes it.

5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b (4)

Trad, 12 pitches, 1000'

Europe : Italy : ... : Piz Ciavazes

Photos

Photo Compliments Caption Location
One of the first few ascents of Swoop Gimp or Be D...
Aerili

One of the first few ascents of Swoop Gimp or Be Dust in Zion's. Still plenty of pins at that time. Mid '90's with Jason Jones

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Ya' ever lead something 'back in the day' and thin...
USBRIT

Ya' ever lead something 'back in the day' and think you were really cool - only to figure out later that you were really stupid? And, damn lucky! Automatic Control Theory - Santaquin Canyon, Utah

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Ah! the desert in '74.  Snowing, blizzard conditio...
Jikimika Dinglehoffer Merritt

Ah! the desert in '74. Snowing, blizzard conditions, a rack of pitons, friends that had never climbed before (or ever would again). What could ever go wrong.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Fast, get this pizza home before it gets cold.  Ev...
Caitlin Mac

Fast, get this pizza home before it gets cold. Everybody loves the 'Rock City'.

ID : City of Rocks

Joanne Urioste following the crux pitch on a very ...
Rockwood

Joanne Urioste following the crux pitch on a very early ascent of Levitation 29. Early 80's. State of the art gear and shoes.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Tighten up the right one a little, I plan on 'send...
tenesmus

Tighten up the right one a little, I plan on 'sending' this baby on site! City of Rocks, Sept 2013 with Joe.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Castle Valley, July 24th, 2013
matt evans
Matt Hinely

Castle Valley, July 24th, 2013

ID : Castle Rocks

Top out on Lunar Ecstasy - Zion's.  November 1997 ...
C Miller
bsmoot
Aerili

Top out on Lunar Ecstasy - Zion's. November 1997 A fairly early ascent of this beautiful route. Photo - Brian Smoot

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Hasse-Brandler route from the Comici-Dimai
bsmoot

Hasse-Brandler route from the Comici-Dimai

Climbing Photos & Videos : Great climbing pictures you... : Post

1980  Just lead 'Death and Transfiguration' - 11b,...
bsmoot

1980 Just lead 'Death and Transfiguration' - 11b, Boulder area. RKM, Pat Ament and Cam ? Photo - Mark Ward.

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1971,  I found time for other interest when I was ...
bsmoot
Brian in SLC
Taylor-B.
mtoensing

1971, I found time for other interest when I was 19. The 17 year old future Mrs. Miller

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Look!  My very own book of climbing pictures for m...
Brian in SLC

Look! My very own book of climbing pictures for my 60th birthday.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

Jim Langdon leading and Mark Ward belaying on the ...
Stevie Nacho
bsmoot
TobinPetty
Greg G
Rockwood
skinny legs and all

Jim Langdon leading and Mark Ward belaying on the first ascent of Fallen Arches. Probably '70 A couple of no name Provo boys - that also pulled off an early ascent of the Dihedral Wall on El Cap in

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Fallen Arches (5.13a)

Here's how Moonlight Buttress used to be in the ea...
DannyBoy

Here's how Moonlight Buttress used to be in the early 70's. A full on A3 third pitch with RURP's in sandstone. Look at that rack of pins!

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

An early attempt on the Coffin Roof.  Jonathan Smo...
Brian in SLC
Rockwood
Colby Wayment

An early attempt on the Coffin Roof. Jonathan Smoot belaying.

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Joanne Urioste - Red Rocks.  Been climbing with he...
Brian in SLC

Joanne Urioste - Red Rocks. Been climbing with her for 35 years now. And yeah, we're the same age. Climbed with her in the Red Rocks April 11th, 2014. Yeah!

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Tweedledee and Tweedledum.  Son #2 belays son #1. ...
Leah Philippe
BJ Graham

Tweedledee and Tweedledum. Son #2 belays son #1. What? I don't see any problem.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Upper Breadloaves - West

Three great sport routes:  Built for Comfort, Muff...
Leah Philippe

Three great sport routes: Built for Comfort, Muffin Top and Love Handles - all between the climber and the small bush.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Upper Breadloaves - West

Daddy-daughter date - Ancient Art
Sam Perkins
bsmoot

Daddy-daughter date - Ancient Art

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The approach to the Abram Arete and lower half of ...
Shawn Heath
Rodger Raubach

The approach to the Abram Arete and lower half of the ridge. Typical Sella Pass traffic - 20 or so Lamborghini's in a row.

Europe : Italy : ... : Abram Arete (5.10)

1969 Just out of high school - learning to climb. ...
Jayne Miller
Brian in SLC
Colby Wayment

1969 Just out of high school - learning to climb. What's funny about this picture and the hip belay is that Yvon Chouinard is on the other end of the rope. Yeah, paid him $15.00 for a day of climb

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1974  Kim Miller, Grant Moedl and Larry Conrad.  F...
Leah Philippe

1974 Kim Miller, Grant Moedl and Larry Conrad. First Grade VI, NW Face of Half Dome. Skipped the Grade V, had never used Jumars, only aided on telephone pools, had never hauled, drug up Kelty Packs

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

The great JL pondering avalanche danger in Ouray (...
Taylor-B.

The great JL pondering avalanche danger in Ouray (Camp Bird Mine Road). 1984. Above his head is what would become Bird Brain Boulevard the next year.

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Black Ice Couloir, Summer of '82?  Three ice tools...
bsmoot

Black Ice Couloir, Summer of '82? Three ice tools total, one Salewa screw, one wired stopper and one piton. Perfect rack! Bret Olson wearing shorts and Super Gaiters.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

El Cap Tower in June '75.  Swami belt and Levis!  ...
Rockwood
Rodger Raubach

El Cap Tower in June '75. Swami belt and Levis! With Floyd 'Tex' Bossier.

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Top out on the Nose with wives and friends - June ...
Taylor-B.

Top out on the Nose with wives and friends - June '75

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The perfect walk off from the "Via del Buco&q...
Rodger Raubach

The perfect walk off from the "Via del Buco". Puts you close to the start of another classic called "Via M. Speziale".

Europe : Italy : ... : South-West Face "Via del Bu... (5.5 PG13)

View of the 2nd and 3rd pitch.    Standing below t...
bsmoot
Ben Folsom
Colby Wayment
skinny legs and all

View of the 2nd and 3rd pitch. Standing below the crux runout contemplating how to get to the ledge. Looks easy, doesn't it!

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Infinite (5.11+ X)

Stepping into the groove halfway up the crux pitch...
Colby Wayment

Stepping into the groove halfway up the crux pitch.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Infinite (5.11+ X)

Starting the crux pitch.  Dave Smith belaying from...
Ben Folsom
Colby Wayment

Starting the crux pitch. Dave Smith belaying from pins.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Infinite (5.11+ X)

Overhang on the first pitch.
Ben Folsom
Colby Wayment

Overhang on the first pitch.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Infinite (5.11+ X)

Starting the first pitch off the ground.  Dressed ...
Brian in SLC
sqwirll
Ben Folsom
Matt Schroer
Matthias Holladay
DavisMeschke
skinny legs and all
Mark Byers
Russ Walling
Dan G0D5H411
WyomingSheepRanch
C Miller

Starting the first pitch off the ground. Dressed for success! Oct '76

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Infinite (5.11+ X)

Fans from the Pizzeria in Cortina
bsmoot

Fans from the Pizzeria in Cortina

RKM : Joe in the Dolomites - Sept...

Picture of the Alvera route on Cima Bois (Col Dei ...
Rodger Raubach

Picture of the Alvera route on Cima Bois (Col Dei Bos) from the chair lift to Cinque Torre.

Europe : Italy : ... : Southeast Arete Via Alvera... (5.7+)

1982  Last pitch of Shiprock.  Totally camouflaged...
Rockwood

1982 Last pitch of Shiprock. Totally camouflaged to avoid detection.

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An early ascent of Moses North Face.   Late 70's. ...
USBRIT

An early ascent of Moses North Face. Late 70's. Long before it was called Pale Fire. RKM, Blair Rich, Steve Bowen

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Where we spent 90% of the nights.  Student Eurail ...
Rockwood

Where we spent 90% of the nights. Student Eurail Passes. 1976

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Topless beach at Nice, France.  1976
bsmoot

Topless beach at Nice, France. 1976

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Leslie Miller - Hornli Ridge in '76.  Mismatched g...
Brian in SLC
Rockwood

Leslie Miller - Hornli Ridge in '76. Mismatched gloves repurposed from a garbage can in Zermatt.

RKM : Photos of history and frien...

1976 Leslie Miller near the summit of Sassolungo (...
Shawn Heath
Brian in SLC
Stevie Nacho
Br'er Rabbit

1976 Leslie Miller near the summit of Sassolungo (Langkofel). Dolomites Summer in Europe.

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1976 All the right gear for an ascent of the Hornl...
Shawn Heath
bsmoot

1976 All the right gear for an ascent of the Hornli Ridge - Matterhorn.

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1969 Arnold Woodruff Miller (dad) - age 55.  Belay...
Brian in SLC

1969 Arnold Woodruff Miller (dad) - age 55. Belaying on the Exum Ridge. Between the ages of 55 and 65 he climbed most of the Teton Peaks.

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1968:  Don Decker - who taught me to love climbing...
Jayne Miller

1968: Don Decker - who taught me to love climbing. English Lit professor at Ricks College in Rexburg, ID. Summit of the Grand Teton. Don was later killed soloing in the Tetons - leaving a wi

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Top of the Dorsal Fin on a fine winter day in the ...
Tristan Higbee
Brian in SLC
Ben Folsom
Josh Graham
Greg G
Sir Camsalot
Chris Weidner
Mark Lewis

Top of the Dorsal Fin on a fine winter day in the mid 1970's. Probably Jim Knight in the painter pants. Kim Miller in the bell bottom cords giving a hip belay - tied to a bush.

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : The Dorsal Fin (5.10d)

Kim Miller leading with a fine swiss watch, Mark W...
Spencer Daniels
Brian in SLC
apross
Ben Folsom
grk10vq
Greg G
Rockwood

Kim Miller leading with a fine swiss watch, Mark Ward belaying with long hair and a full beard. Mid 70's Pic may be reversed.

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Mind Blow (5.10d R)

Dave Smith following pitch 2 with limited pro.  Ea...
Ben Folsom
tenesmus

Dave Smith following pitch 2 with limited pro. Early ascent - probably '76. Knickers!

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : S-Matrix (5.10d)

Mark Ward on the first ascent in '76.  Bought a Tu...
Tristan Higbee
Brian in SLC
Ben Folsom
Greg G
bsmoot
Jim Dinan

Mark Ward on the first ascent in '76. Bought a Tube Chalk just for this climb - never used it, still have it!

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : Burner (5.10)

Mark Ward nearly pulling off a free ascent of the ...
Brian in SLC
Ben Folsom
bsmoot
Greg G

Mark Ward nearly pulling off a free ascent of the thin crack crux. Mid 70's

UT : Wasatch Range : ... : S-Crack (5.12a)

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