West Ridge Climber's Log

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Kara

Kara - Oct 27, 2007 3:00 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

3-lead pitches then simul climbed  Sucess!

Fantastic day. The climb was everything I've ever heard about. This was my second attempt, the first being several years ago and we took the wrong west gully down off the plateau, that we were about 3-hours late to the base, and with intentions of pitching it all out, I decided to bail.

This time, was better! I lead the first and third pitches, and my partner lead the second, and all the subsequent simul climbing pitches. Was a true climb. So great to see folks soloing it.

forjan

forjan - Sep 17, 2007 1:59 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

Part of North Ridge/West Ridge linkup  Sucess!

Soloed with Michelle and Deron. Climbed the west ridge in 1 hour 20 min. Fun times as the Spanish Borat came out!

fossana

fossana - Sep 17, 2007 12:23 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

linkup w/ n ridge  Sucess!

Soloed w/ Deron & Miguel. Expected it to be a bit more dicey, but it was fun none the less.

mybackyard

mybackyard - Sep 16, 2007 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007

solo linkup with North Ridge  Sucess!

Solo'd with fossana and forjan "animal style" after a fun solo climb on the North Ridge. Passed two roped up parties. Learned a new word; "tourons"

Carbo

Carbo - Aug 13, 2007 9:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2007

West Ridge  Sucess!

Long and fun route. Amazing viewing down the Southwest face.

MichaelJ

MichaelJ - Jul 31, 2007 12:11 am Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2007

fun but too short  Sucess!

Soloed the ridge in approach shoes at a very leisurely pace in 90 minutes. The 5th class section was enjoyable but much too short for the slogging/climbing ratio. Lost at least an hour by screwing up the approach and spent the better part of an hour kicking back on the summit; 8 hours car to car.

Shano

Shano - Oct 5, 2006 10:35 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2006

nice  Sucess!

Great rock, fantastic exposure, great route. 5hrs from Sawmill to summit via W. Ridge. Screwed up the approach (again) which cost me at least an hour. Still a killer morning out.

awagher

awagher - Sep 5, 2006 4:17 pm Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2006

WhoooHoo  Sucess!

Long day out (14.5 hours). Great climbing ONCE YOU GET TO THE RIDGE! Miguel Forjan lead 3 pitches and we simul soloed the rest (at times 3 abreast). 25 climbers summited via the West Ridge today.

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