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Doug Nidever high up on "Hobnail Boots" on the Bard-Harrington Wall in Lee Vining Canyon. 12-21-2003 Photo by Mike Ostby.

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Digglercool leader shot

Diggler

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Looks fun! What is this- WI3 or 4? Thanks for the nice shot!
Posted Jan 7, 2004 5:24 pm

mdostbyRe: cool leader shot

mdostby

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I'm pretty sure "Hobnail Boots" is WI4+

I think they were on pitch 4 and had one more short pitch to the top. That route is STEEP. They were probably four or five hundred feet up in this shot. We did a 5 pitch route WI3+ on the Bard-Harrington Wall that hasn't been in since 1997. Lots of fun!!!
Posted Jan 7, 2004 11:12 pm

forjanRe: cool leader shot

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Man, Doug Nidever makes it look easy. Great shot, Mike!
Posted Jan 12, 2004 11:43 pm

bearoldRe: cool leader shot

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Was this part of Doug's 2-day seminar?
Posted Jan 23, 2004 5:16 pm

mdostbyRe: cool leader shot

mdostby

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That weekend Doug was privately guiding a client on some harder lines. We had a different instructor, working for Doug, as a part of his 2-day seminar. The first day we reviewed skills and technique and the second day we did a very fun 5-pitch route. This was Miguel's second time with Doug's company and it was my first. I highly recommend his 2-day seminar, you'll get much more out of it than you think.
Posted Jan 25, 2004 2:02 pm

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mdostbySubmitted by mdostby
on Dec 23, 2003 7:21 pm

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