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Rock Climbing Photo: SierraSlacks on her first lead climb. 10 years old...
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By Locker
From: Yucca Valley, CA
Dec 22, 2005
what I would love to know is how Tan did you take that photo from above when you were on the ground belaying???...

CONGRATULATIONS SIERRA!!! Cool watching (FROM ABOVE!!!) you do your first lead...........
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
May 4, 2014
Way to go, Sierra! We watched a young Chris Lindner lead "Robbin's Crack" (5.10a) at Mt. Woodson at age 3+, on trad. gear. It was awesome.
By Fat Dad
From: Los Angeles, CA
Oct 10, 2014
I like dad's expression down below. I think my kids would dig this as well.
By Tan Slacks
From: Joshua tree
Oct 15, 2014
Thanks Fat Dad and Benjamin.

I saw your comments and this post after so long and it still makes me smile. That was 2005 ... Her first lead. She is now leading rock climbing trips through her university in the Sierra's and loves loves loves climbing. she still can't climb harder than me, well yes she can , but it's once to look back at that day every now and then.
By gblauer
From: Wayne, PA
Nov 2, 2014
Can you post a current photo? Would love to see the progression!
By Tan Slacks
From: Joshua tree
Feb 9, 2016
Here ya go gblauer. Here is Sierra years later teaching a stranded climber rescue. She is a seasonal guide now in Yosemite.

Rock Climbing Photo: Sierra Zacks demonstrating a stranded climber resc...
Sierra Zacks demonstrating a stranded climber rescue
By MisterE
From: Bishop, CA
Jun 2, 2016
Great shot, Tan!
By gblauer
From: Wayne, PA
Jul 8, 2016
Thank you so much for sharing the current photo! Wonderful!
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SierraSlacks on her first lead climb. 10 years old and having a blast, as it should be.

Submitted By: Tan Slacks on Dec 22, 2005
On this route:
Baby Steps (5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a )
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