Comments: I really like this photo. The timeless and natural lack of detail in the fall/winter landscape, overcast sky and neutral colored rock subtly funnel attention to the climber who, in his own attire and gear rack of the day, really captures how simple and humble climbing is or can be. To me, it speaks 1000 words to how much it really is just you and the rock up there. Peaceful in the solidarity of what Reardon referred to as the 8 foot eggshell. But also how human that our mind is capable of grand ... more >>
Comments: Aside from UPenn Security - try to be vigilant of people on Walnut St bridge as well. Had someone walking over Walnut St bridge alert PHL Police circa 2003 while we were working up the stone pillars...that was an interesting conversation to say the least.. things have changed and developed significantly in this area since then. Oh, and the freight trains do run on this elevated track actively so.. climb safe!