Topping back out on the ridge

Topping back out on the ridge

Looking back at Mark after he tops out back onto the ridge crest. Still another 45 minutes to go to the summit. January 2010
on Jan 19, 2010 5:36 pm
Image ID: 590527


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Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jan 19, 2010 6:18 pm - Voted 10/10

This looks so beautiful!!!

Great ridge.... great photo... great accomplishment...

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Jan 19, 2010 6:21 pm - Voted 10/10


placing the gear slow you down a lot? I guess it does get slippery on the rock with the snow...


BigRob - Jan 20, 2010 11:11 pm - Voted 10/10

Super Cool

Great Photo. I may be a little on the vain side, but If I were him, I'd have that framed. That's Badass...


Kiefer - Jan 21, 2010 9:10 am - Hasn't voted


Placing gear was ok but flaking the rope out and tieing in slowed us down much more. Wasn't much room to just throw the rope down, as ya know! :o)

I still need to send him my pics but I'll definately add the note to consider an enlargement! ;o)

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Feb 11, 2010 10:33 am - Voted 10/10

Great pic!

And good trip report as well. IMHO, you should be roping up a lot more often.


PAROFES - Jul 13, 2010 6:43 pm - Voted 10/10


a nice place to be and take such great shot!


nothingmaster - Apr 1, 2012 9:36 pm - Voted 10/10


Is the blue rope used for French... Hmm, joint (right word?)? Isn't it too slim?


Kiefer - Nov 30, 2012 1:16 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: ??

Slim for a haul line, sure. But we've always been comfortable with thinner ropes. My ropes tend to run 9-ish. That one I believe was 8.3 and was Mark's.
But yah, I hear you! :o)

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Nov 23, 2012 9:05 pm - Voted 10/10

Tha's a keeper



RobSC - Apr 12, 2013 7:03 pm - Voted 10/10

Great Position!

Looks like you had quite an adventure there.

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