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Mt Whitney's summit 14,496'


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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
The Quarry is quickly becoming known as the big wall training ground

The Quarry is quickly becoming known as the big wall training ground

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 20, 2013

Leading P1 of the bolt ladder

Leading P1 of the bolt ladder

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 20, 2013

Nate rapping the bolt ladder. (2/10/2013)

Nate rapping the bolt ladder. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

The Bolt Ladder and Quarry Wall taken from the far left side. (2/10/2013)

The Bolt Ladder and Quarry Wall taken from the far left side. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

A shot showing how far the bolt ladder is to the left side of the Quarry wall. (2/10/2013)

A shot showing how far the bolt ladder is to the left side of the Quarry wall. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

The 2nd anchor is a hanging belay as you can see here, also a good view of the final crux moves of the route. (2/10/2013)

The 2nd anchor is a hanging belay as you can see here, also a good view of the final crux moves of the route. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

An overview showing approximate locations of the bolts and anchors. (2/10/2013)

An overview showing approximate locations of the bolts and anchors. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

A good shot showing an overview of the route with Nate at the 2nd anchor getting ready to rappel. (2/10/2013)

A good shot showing an overview of the route with Nate at the 2nd anchor getting ready to rappel. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

Nate at the final anchor/rapp station. (2/10/2013)

Nate at the final anchor/rapp station. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

The crux of the ladder is moving onto the 2 bolts just before the 2nd and final anchor. You can see Nate here making the reachy move out right to clip the bolts. (2/10/2013)

The crux of the ladder is moving onto the 2 bolts just before the 2nd and final anchor. You can see Nate here making the reachy move out right to clip the bolts. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

The existing shuts just above Nate on his right were actually incorporated in the route. They are rusted but still solid, adding a little bit of spice to the route! (2/10/2013)

The existing shuts just above Nate on his right were actually incorporated in the route. They are rusted but still solid, adding a little bit of spice to the route! (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

Nate starting to bolt the last 1/3 of the route on lead. (2/10/2013)

Nate starting to bolt the last 1/3 of the route on lead. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

Nate working the final 1/3 of the ladder. (2/10/2013)

Nate working the final 1/3 of the ladder. (2/10/2013)

CA : San Diego County : ... : Bolt Ladder (C0)

Feb 12, 2013

The view from the top: Mt San Antonio and the Baldy Bowl.

The view from the top: Mt San Antonio and the Baldy Bowl.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

From just above the small ice fall, pretty low on the couloir still.

From just above the small ice fall, pretty low on the couloir still.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

more rock, less snow

more rock, less snow

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

It got kinda rocky near the top

It got kinda rocky near the top

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

The small ice fall about 100' up the couloir.

The small ice fall about 100' up the couloir.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

Looking down from a nice ledge about 1/2 way up.

Looking down from a nice ledge about 1/2 way up.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 25, 2013

About 1/3 of the way up the couloir.

About 1/3 of the way up the couloir.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 24, 2013

Start of the route and the small ice falls that make it unmistakable.

Start of the route and the small ice falls that make it unmistakable.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 24, 2013

Base of the route, Where Big Butch Wash meets a low angle frozen waterfall.

Base of the route, Where Big Butch Wash meets a low angle frozen waterfall.

CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Lightning Couloir I AI1 X, ... (AI1 Mod. Snow)

Jan 24, 2013

A shot looking up from inside the Bat Cave at one of the many dangerous crevasses to be wary of while setting up TR's from above.

A shot looking up from inside the Bat Cave at one of the many dangerous crevasses to be wary of while setting up TR's from above.

NY : Z-Loft : Bat Cave (5.9 R)

Jan 15, 2013

Another shot from inside the Bat Cave.

Another shot from inside the Bat Cave.

NY : Z-Loft : Bat Cave (5.9 R)

Jan 15, 2013

The top-out and anchor/rapp station for both routes. It's a single fixed pin, but it's bomber I promise.

The top-out and anchor/rapp station for both routes. It's a single fixed pin, but it's bomber I promise.

NY : Z-Loft : Bat Cave (5.9 R)

Jan 15, 2013

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