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Rock Climbing Photo: Jon Graham nears the anchor on the Central Pillar ...
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By bbrock
From: Al
Jul 17, 2007
This picture should be on the cover of a magazine. Send it in.
By colin tuck
From: Moab
Feb 17, 2009
palms... sweating... profusely
By Matthew Fienup
From: Ventura, CA
Dec 4, 2009
As an interesting footnote to this image...
On the day of the climb, standing at the base, I had a debate with myself. Should I bring the SLR and the heavy glass? Or should I stash that 5 pounds of gear and settle for the point-and-shoot (which at that time, was just 5 MP).

I had never climbed the route, and although I was not planning to lead the first pitch squeeze, I new that I would be leading much of the route above. After several minutes of internal back-and-forth, I stashed the SLR and took the point-and-shoot. Big, BIG mistake. There is no other single image that I would rather have taken with better equipment.

Now, I NEVER leave the SLR. When I returned to climb the Central Pillar I even led the first pitch squeeze with the big camera on my body.
By Ano
Jun 6, 2012
It looks really steep when you flip it upside down like this.
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Jon Graham nears the anchor on the Central Pillar of Frenzy's CLASSIC second pitch.

Submitted By: Matthew Fienup on Oct 5, 2006
On this route:
Central Pillar of Frenzy (5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a )
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