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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: P3 is Wild and Wide so get ready and pray for the ...

P3 is Wild and Wide so get ready and pray for the gods of OW/chimneys...

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Book of Job (5.10)

Oct 26, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Top of P2 wonderful crack/face climbing.

Top of P2 wonderful crack/face climbing.

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Book of Job (5.10)

Oct 26, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Hauling the backpack on P3

Hauling the backpack on P3

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Book of Job (5.10)

Oct 26, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Ari at the first rap station out of polish route.

Ari at the first rap station out of polish route.

CA : High Sierra : ... : The Polish Route (5.10+)

Sep 28, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Ari at the first rap station.

Ari at the first rap station.

Sep 26, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: endless line of climbers (p1 and start of p2)

endless line of climbers (p1 and start of p2)

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : West Crack (5.9)

Sep 10, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: The obvious line ! looks rad !

The obvious line ! looks rad !

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Bombs over Tokyo (1st pitch... (5.10c)

Sep 10, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Traverse Pitch (P1) of Butt Light

Traverse Pitch (P1) of Butt Light

May 15, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: First Pitch start. It will be hard to spot the bol...

First Pitch start. It will be hard to spot the bolt from the bottom.

North America : Canada : ... : The Squamish Buttress (5.10c)

May 11, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: The view when you are starting the hike

The view when you are starting the hike

Apr 17, 2016

Rock Climbing Photo: Getting closer to the West Gully RMNP

Getting closer to the West Gully RMNP

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : RMNP ice climbing

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: West Gully seen rom black slab

West Gully seen rom black slab

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : RMNP ice climbing

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: All Mixed Up...

All Mixed Up...

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : RMNP ice climbing

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: My partner Max, that day we had to say no to the R...

My partner Max, that day we had to say no to the Ribbon

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : Ice climbing Ouray

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: All Body climbing 2 Pitch Skylight Ouray CO

All Body climbing 2 Pitch Skylight Ouray CO

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : Ice climbing Ouray

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: Ouray, Camp bird Road The Ribbon.

Ouray, Camp bird Road The Ribbon.

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : Ice climbing Ouray

Jan 10, 2015

Rock Climbing Photo: devil's lake falling

devil's lake falling

The People of Mountain Proj... : B-Slim : My photos

Aug 5, 2013

Rock Climbing Photo: Start, on the farmer

Start, on the farmer

IL : Jackson Falls : ... : The Farmer (5.12a)

Mar 30, 2013

Contributed Comments

 

Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Cathedral Spires Area : Higher Cathedral Rock : Book of Job (5.10)
By: B-Slim When: Oct 26, 2016

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Comments: This climb is a true 5 stars climb you must get on it.
Protection is great all the way. We have used the double #5.
With a 70M and double rack + triple hand size you should combine p1-p2 and p4-p5 there is no drag at all.
it was funny to pull on the bush on top of p5 :D not sure if that's part of the routes.
The approach/decent is not that clear as it involves some bush walking.


Location: CA : High Sierra : 02 - The Sawtooth Ridge : Incredible Hulk : The Polish Route (5.10+)
By: B-Slim When: Sep 26, 2016

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Comments: This route is fantastic !!
Felt that P1 is very hard for the grade, i would give it at least 5.11 comparing to similar climb like OZ at Drug Dome.

Rap Beta:
As ppls suggested we looked for the rap station 200ft down left walking toward the gully. We did the rap with one 70M (i guess 4 raps). Be careful the last rap does not touch the ground need to down climb couple of steps.
Rock Climbing Photo: Ari at the first rap station.
Ari at the first rap station.



Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : Phobos/Deimos Cliff : Phobos (5.9+)
By: B-Slim When: Sep 6, 2016

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Comments: Decent from the top of the cliff is a pain in the AXX especially if you do a stupid mistake like me and you take your sandals instead of appropriate approach shoes for all the bushwalking.
If you are solid on 10s face moves, no need for any big gear IMHO the OW section is jogy and very secure.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : DAFF Area : Daff Dome West Face : West Crack (5.9)
By: B-Slim When: Sep 6, 2016

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Comments: No need for big cams IMHO one #4 is enough.
Best way to go down is to rap as mention in Supertopo.
With a 70m rope you can do one rappel from the anchor near to the big tree mention in supertopo.


Location: North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : The Chief : ... : St. Vitus' Dance (5.9)
By: B-Slim When: May 16, 2016

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Comments: Totally understand why ppls recommend double of #4 and #3 for the first pitch, but if you are comfortable with the 5.9 hand crack you can run this out pretty easy the crack is perfect size #2 C4 so very solid jam for me plus your feet will sink in.
So if you are short on gear like us don't be hesitant it goes with out double of #3 and #4. We have done it with one #3 and one #4, plus double of #2 and #.75 thought some nuts in the beginning.


Location: North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : The Chief : ... : The Squamish Butt Face (5.9)
By: B-Slim When: May 15, 2016

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Comments:
Rock Climbing Photo: Traverse Pitch (P1) of Butt Light
Traverse Pitch (P1) of Butt Light



Location: North America : Canada : British Columbia : Squamish : The Chief : ... : Photo
By: B-Slim When: May 15, 2016

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Comments: classic mistake of leader who doesn't think about the follower and put a higher piece to avoid potential swing or unpleasant feeling of rope pulling you toward left while the climber has to go upright.


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