|Type:||Trad, 1 pitch, 160', Grade II|
|Consensus:||YDS: 5.10b/c French: 6b Ewbanks: 20 UIAA: VII ZA: 20 British: E2 5b [details]|
|FA:||M. Rangel, Mike Knarzer|
|Submitted By:||manuel rangel on Apr 30, 2006|
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From: Los Alamos, NM
Apr 26, 2010
4/22/06: 4 years 4 days ago
Dave, this is a remembrance posting for you.
I still see you kneeling across the canyon by that pool of water, living and breathing effortlessly and perfectly for the last time. Many seasons have come and gone in Iso since then: desert flowers bloomed, rain fallen, winds played, landscape shadows grown then vanished--all those shifting moments of nature to be forgotten by someone eventually. But the nuances of time, place, and season on that particular day with you is preserved eternally there for me in all its detail of an Arizona canyon springtime on the Rim.
Rest in peace....I'll always wish I could have done more.
Modo abitus non peritus
(Merely departed not wholly perished)
From: Phoenix, AZ
May 2, 2011
rating: 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
|With a bit more traffic this route will clean up nicely and easily be a 3 star fun trad line. It's wandery, but that's part of the fun.|