The proud North Arete of Bear...

The proud North Arete of Bear Creek Spire, June 11, 2005. Misha and/or Pavel are the dark dots located at the end of the green line on the Arete.

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Misha

Misha - Jun 14, 2005 11:23 am - Voted 10/10

Neat!

Nice capture, Dave. After studying the full-size image I think that your green line points to me belaying Pavel on the fifth pitch. Pavel is leading the chimney above the crux, about 100' up.

Dave K - Jun 14, 2005 12:24 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Neat!

Thanks guys! I was glad I was able to find Misha and Pavel up there. It was beautiful day in the Sierra, as you can see.

myles

myles - Jun 14, 2005 11:41 am - Voted 10/10

Way to go!

That is a great shot of a route I hope to do some day.



Getting people into the picture -- however small they appear -- always lends perspective. Nice job.

Dave K - Jun 14, 2005 12:23 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to go!

Thanks Myles! I knew Misha and Pavel were on that route somewhere but I couldn't see them. So, I put my lens on 12x, took a few shots of the route, and figured I might spot them when I blew up the photo, and sure enough! This photo is shrunk down because of SP photo sizing rules. In the original, they are much more apparent.

rpc

rpc - Jun 14, 2005 12:41 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Way to go!

Totally agree.

Love the shots with climbers in them to give (among other things) a size reference point.

Cool shot David!!

Dave K - Jun 14, 2005 1:57 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Way to go!

Thanks for the comment Radek!

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