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Dec 15, 2011
First move on the Phone Booth

You will never be forgotten by all the Gunks climbers.
Giuseppe Cavallo
Joined Nov 25, 2010
250 points
Dec 15, 2011
pardon me for asking but outside of kraus and weissner i don't know any of the "gunks legends." what was he known for?

rest in peace
T.L. Kushner
Joined May 21, 2009
7 points
Dec 15, 2011
Stray dog found in rural Alabama w severe mange. T...
SHE was known for doing a spot of climbing back in the day.


Also, Bonnie's Roof
From The Briar Patch
Joined Jan 12, 2007
1,789 points
Dec 15, 2011
Lichen head. Me, with my usual weatherbeaten, lich...
She almost made it to 100 and seemed to live life very well. Bon voyage! M Sprague
From New England
Joined Nov 9, 2006
5,784 points
Dec 15, 2011
Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
Spectacular climing career and wonderful woman. A legend who will be much missed. Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,092 points
Dec 15, 2011
The traverse out to the Yellow Ridge on the Dogsti...
Bonnie was right up there with Kraus and Wiessner. More at supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1... rgold
From Poughkeepsie, NY
Joined Feb 15, 2008
328 points
Jan 28, 2012
Nameless boulder on the edge of the Holy Boulders ...
According to Wikipedia: "She married Dick Hirschland, a mountaineer, in 1935. Their honeymoon ascent of the Matterhorn in Switzerland was her first introduction to climbing. She first climbed in the Gunks in 1936 with her husband along with Fritz Wiessner and Hans Kraus." I think that's awesome. Lorenzo Tragen
From Flagstaff, AZ
Joined Jun 23, 2011
174 points

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