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Rock Climbing Photo: Another day at Red Rocks.  Photo by Joanne Urioste


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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: You can climb Gargoyle Gardens (5.7 gear) and then...

You can climb Gargoyle Gardens (5.7 gear) and then continue up High Desert (5.10a gear and bolts) to the top. Makes for a long fun pitch that still lowers with a 70 meter rope.

ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Gargoyle Gardens (5.7)

Jun 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Fun climb.  Hard start.

Fun climb. Hard start.

ID : Castle Rocks : ... : Milk Toast (5.10d)

Jun 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Fun climb, but don't blow the second clip.  Could ...

Fun climb, but don't blow the second clip. Could be an ankle breaker. But I'm an 'Old Man'

ID : Castle Rocks : ... : No Route for Old Men (5.10b/c)

Jun 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: One of the best long, steep, 10a climbs at 'City'....

One of the best long, steep, 10a climbs at 'City'. Several crux's.

ID : City of Rocks : ... : Eagle Crack (5.10a)

Jun 4, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: The famous Mount Cook - New Zealand - from the Her...

The famous Mount Cook - New Zealand - from the Hermitage Lodge. February 2014 with my little buddy.

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Mar 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Yeah, the wind blows over the top.  Wild and wicke...

Yeah, the wind blows over the top. Wild and wicked place to be. And, your a long way from the car. Picture borrowed with permission from Dow Williams - summitpost.org/murchison-falls...

North America : Canada : ... : Murchison Falls (WI4-5)

Mar 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: From the top (near the rap anchor) looking down on...

From the top (near the rap anchor) looking down on the last pitch. This is, or can be, a difficult lead with little communication and a total rope stretcher. Accidents have occurred here. Picture b

North America : Canada : ... : Murchison Falls (WI4-5)

Mar 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Murchison Falls from where you break out of the tr...

Murchison Falls from where you break out of the trees. It's still a long ways off. Picture borrowed with permission from Dow Williams - summitpost.org/murchison-falls...

North America : Canada : ... : Murchison Falls (WI4-5)

Mar 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: 'I can't believe it's raining'.  Flew from SLC to ...

'I can't believe it's raining'. Flew from SLC to Seattle, rented a car and drove through Vancouver to Squamish, spent the night and woke up to a drizzle. Oh well, we have to climb it regardless. We

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Mar 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Lost Angel on Angels Landing.  One of the first fe...

Lost Angel on Angels Landing. One of the first few ascents of this route in 2001. The route is between Prodigal Son and Ball and Chain and goes up the blank bulging wall via beak cracks. We had 18

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Mar 5, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Bret Ruckman and I in the Flatirons, Boulder  1986...

Bret Ruckman and I in the Flatirons, Boulder 1986 Photo by Judy Ruckman

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Bill Boyle on Lovelace in Zion's.  Early '90's.  T...

Bill Boyle on Lovelace in Zion's. Early '90's. The independent Fang Spire behind him. Bill has done more first ascents than I could count. Hundreds in American Fork Canyon alone. Dozens more at Ci

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Brian Smoot after an early ascent of Desert Shield...

Brian Smoot after an early ascent of Desert Shield in Zion's. I've climbed hundreds of routes with Brian over the years. He and I make a great partnership and continue to climb with each other often

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Jason Jones on an ascent of Sheer Lunacy in Zion&#...

Jason Jones on an ascent of Sheer Lunacy in Zion's - May '97 This route is so good, I did it twice.

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Blair 'Charlie' Rich on Spaceshot, Zion's, Oct '98...

Blair 'Charlie' Rich on Spaceshot, Zion's, Oct '98. We've climbed together since '68 in high school. Back then, we were rock and roll stars with our band; Stark Naked and The Car Thieves. Not sur

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: One of the first few ascents of Swoop Gimp or Be D...

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

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Bret Ruckman always had the latest, greatest tools...

Bret Ruckman always had the latest, greatest tools. I was always a generation or two behind. Whiteman Falls - Canada, mid '90's

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: You ever lead something 'back in the day' ...

You 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,

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Jan 24, 2014

Rock Climbing Photo: Bret and Judy Ruckman - road tripping, July 1989. ...

Bret and Judy Ruckman - road tripping, July 1989. City of Rocks, Idaho Some of my best friends. I've climbed with Bret for 28 years - from Valdez, Alaska to El Potrero, Mexico

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Dec 24, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Three generations, on the rocks!  Backyard Boulder...

Three generations, on the rocks! Backyard Boulders - Castle Rock State Park, Idaho 2013

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Dec 18, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: A different year with more ice and bigger crevasse...

A different year with more ice and bigger crevasses. Picture taken from on top of the Friction Pitch - Exum Ridge.

WY : Grand Teton National Park : ... : Middle Teton Glacier Route (5.5 AI2)

Dec 7, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: This spire is spectacular - from any angle.

This spire is spectacular - from any angle.

Europe : Italy : ... : The Thumb (5.6)

Dec 6, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: The Middle Teton Glacier route follows directly up...

The Middle Teton Glacier route follows directly up to the crevasses, left of them and up the narrow, steeper tongue to the col. Typically rock climbing up the skyline to the summit. Picture borrowed

WY : Grand Teton National Park : ... : Middle Teton Glacier Route (5.5 AI2)

Dec 6, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Ah! the desert in '74.  Snowing, blizzard cond...

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??

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Dec 5, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Probably '75.  Top of Castleton Tower via the Kor ...

Probably '75. Top of Castleton Tower via the Kor route. This was pre "50 Classic Climbs" era, so we were the 19th ascent of the tower. Did it the next year and we were in the 50's, a co

The People of Mountain Proj... : RKM : Pictures of history and fri...

Nov 23, 2013

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