Smiladon - Courtright Reservoir

Kris Solem climbing the Smiladon, on the Tiger Wall at Courtright Reservoir, California.


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Dave Daly

Dave Daly - Apr 28, 2006 4:19 pm - Voted 10/10


Even on TR, this route kicked my butt. Right where you're at Kris....just before the funky mantle.


ksolem - Apr 28, 2006 6:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Thanks, Dude..

For me the crux is getting to the jug I have in my hands there...which is why I cut my feet loose in a gesture of pure joy!


Guyzo - Apr 28, 2006 4:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Nice Shot

Yea it's of the Crown Jewels at Courtright for sure.


Michele - Nov 8, 2006 8:25 pm - Hasn't voted

Damn hard!

Even looking at this route has kicked my butt!


ksolem - Nov 8, 2006 11:00 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Damn hard!

Hey Michelle... Whats up. It was nice running into you and Neil at the Alabama Hills there a few weeks ago..

Yeah, gettin' the Smiladon ticked took a few efforts... worth it though.


Michele - Nov 9, 2006 1:47 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Damn hard!

It was nice finally meeting you as well. Since then I've been getting back out on the rock a lot...but from the looks of Smiladon, it will take much more than that to get up that route. Nice climbing!


AJones - Mar 2, 2008 10:32 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice to see

someone else on SP who is old enough to have worn the lycra. Everytime I show my (much younger) wife sport climbing pics of me from the 80's, she laughs her head off. I even have a few pics of me wearing pink lycra, but don't tell anyone...

Great photo by the way - as are all yours; thanks for sharing.


ksolem - Mar 3, 2008 12:16 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice to see

I still climb in tights. I like the feel, just mostly black and gray now so as not to get anyone worked up..

Your photo collection there is awesome...

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