Vitaliy Rapping Eichorn Pinnacle

Vitaliy M. rapping down from the summit of Eichorn Pinnacle following our climb up the West Face Direct.

Nice of him to be patient while I run off to take pictures eh?

September 2013

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Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Sep 30, 2013 5:10 pm - Voted 10/10

Damn!

This shot looks incredible! Thank you so much for taking this photo of me and a great day!!!!

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Sep 30, 2013 10:32 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Damn!

You planned a great trip. Maybe not Peru, but well worth a butt freezing cold morning. Soon my fingers will be able to feel again I hope!

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Sep 30, 2013 6:18 pm - Voted 10/10

Awesome,...

photo Chad. Perfect framing, composition and timing.

I'm not too surprised to see snow up there in September!
POTD in my book!

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Sep 30, 2013 10:34 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome,...

Ah thanks so much Marc!

I took about 35 photos from various distances. Hoped at least one would come out. Lots of cool poses and then he almost rapped off the summit before I realized it! Could barely whip the camera back out in time.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Oct 1, 2013 1:18 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Awesome,...

I would actually have to agree. This one is POTD type of shot.

andreeacorodeanu

andreeacorodeanu - Oct 1, 2013 4:13 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Awesome,...

Great shoooooooooooot! Love it :D!!!! Awesome, awesome! I want to climb and rapp that too :D!!!!

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Oct 1, 2013 1:27 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Awesome,...

Across from it is another spire called The Panic Pillar. Even though shorter, the climb and the summit are both much more epic. Maybe Chad will post a few photos some time.

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Oct 1, 2013 5:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Awesome,...

You gotta submit that page first. I've nothing to attach them too.

:-)

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Oct 1, 2013 10:41 am - Voted 10/10

wow

Nice capture!

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Oct 1, 2013 5:01 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: wow

Thanks SenadR!

Marcsoltan

Marcsoltan - Oct 1, 2013 10:47 am - Voted 10/10

Okay,...

It's Tuesday and I think it's safe to say POTW.

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Oct 1, 2013 11:01 am - Voted 10/10

Re: Okay,...

I'm thinking same thing.

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Oct 1, 2013 4:04 pm - Voted 10/10

Wonderful!

That's a masterpiece! My compliments!
Cheers!
Vid

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Oct 1, 2013 5:02 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wonderful!

Thanks Vid! It helps when a photographer has a cooperative subject.

Josh Houser

Josh Houser - Oct 2, 2013 12:50 am - Voted 10/10

Instant Classic!

Hands down this is one of your best photos. Great composition and feeling of what it is like to be in the rugged alpine.

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Oct 2, 2013 11:58 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Instant Classic!

A 10 from Josh! :-)))

Thanks Josh. Yes was a great moment. I really like that spot up there. And as the weather gets colder it's great to find the rugged alpine just two miles from the car!

Noondueler

Noondueler - Oct 2, 2013 1:57 am - Voted 10/10

Super clear too!

Still using the Powershot? 'Cause this looks with great detail when blown up.

mrchad9

mrchad9 - Oct 2, 2013 12:02 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Super clear too!

And that's only 60% of the resolution of the original. ;-)

But I didn't drop it down nearly as much as I usually do, as I agree it needs to be blown up to look it's best. Awesome on my desktop right now.

Still the same Powershot. Vitaliy has a better camera than me and at some point maybe I need to step up, but this one is still plugging along with some decent success so far.

Thanks Noondueler!

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