Soloing the upper part of the MR

Miguel Forjan soloing the upper part of Whitney's MR under neve conditions in mid-March. The slope angle felt like 50 degrees: March 18, 2007 (Photo: Rick Kent).


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Deb - Mar 20, 2007 11:17 pm - Voted 10/10

F'ing Awesome!

Good deal Miguel! Looks like a beautiful day.


lingana - Mar 21, 2007 12:12 am - Hasn't voted

Great Shot !

Hey Miguel !
Unfortunately, we could not capture the last 500 ft in any of our photos (busy and scared climbing)....but this is a very good photo...give you a good sense of inclination...
I would say, it was more than 50 deg...

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Feb 13, 2012 10:45 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great Shot !

That slope is consistent in its grade at 40 degrees. No way it is even close to 50. Slope angles are always deceiving.

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