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Rock Climbing Photo: Alpine starts are absolutely imperative on walls.
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By John Ross
From: Wasatch Front, UT
Sep 18, 2008
Too funny! =)

"An 'Alpine Start' is a start that happens in the early morning ranging from 11:00 PM on long routes to not long before sunrise for shorter routes or faster parties. An "Alpine Start" must begin in the dark."
By Benjamin Chapman
From: Small Town, USA
Jan 25, 2013
John...thanks for the clarification. Bryan was making an attempt to be sarcastic, but obviously not everyone gets sarcasm.
By Mark Lewis
From: Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 18, 2013
I picked up on the sarcasm. The pic made me chuckle, good stuff!
By Alex Bury
From: Ojai, CA
Dec 4, 2015
'Crack of noon' start.
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Alpine starts are absolutely imperative on walls.

Submitted By: Bryan Gartland on Feb 27, 2007
On this route:
South Face (5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 )
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