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 Jacek Czyz, Quo Vadis, pitch 5, start to crux A4+; photo: Stefan Stefanski/ Szczepan Glogowski

Jacek Czyz, Quo Vadis, pitch 5, start to crux A4+; photo: Stefan Stefanski/ Szczepan Glogowski

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Quo Vadis (5.9+ A4+)

Feb 25, 2010

Quo Vadis topo

Quo Vadis topo

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Quo Vadis (5.9+ A4+)

Feb 25, 2010

Some bomber belay :) on top of King Fisher

Some bomber belay :) on top of King Fisher

UT : Moab Area : ... : Kingfisher

Feb 25, 2010

Me solo on Zenyatta Mondatta fall 1998  just 30min before huge 80' squat

Me solo on Zenyatta Mondatta fall 1998 just 30min before huge 80' squat

CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Zenyatta Mondatta (A3+)

Feb 11, 2010

 My son Maciek trying hard

My son Maciek trying hard

IL : Jackson Falls : ... : Lovely Arete (5.11a)

Feb 11, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: International : Europe : Poland : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Jan 31, 2014

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Comments: Almost true. I nearly decked, but just from half of the wall ;). I go away from Lovers Way (Droga Amantow) together with piece of wood which was used for my precursors. The route terminating at the window in castle wall, just right part of the photo. The time, feeling before and inevitability of the fall was so stressful, I don't remember anything when happened.


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Czarnorzeki Rocks , Skalk... : Kamieniec : ... : Krowi Srodek (5.8-)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Jan 31, 2014

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Comments: 1-st TR ascent (A0) 1980/04/13 Jacek Czyz, (A0 on lead) 1980/05/24 Jacek Czyz, Kazimierz Ruszala, free OS 1981/04/26 Wieslaw Szczepanek


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Czarnorzeki Rocks , Skalk... : Kamieniec : ... : Filar Jaworskiego (5.9)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Jan 31, 2014

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Comments: First ascent (maybe on lead) February 1976 Jacek Jaworski


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : The Shield (5.8 A3 PG13)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Jan 15, 2012

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Comments: My 2c...the Shield finished with Magic Mushroom. Muir going 300' to the right.


Location: UT : Moab Area : Valley of the Gods/Mexican ... : Eagle Plume Tower : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Mar 6, 2010

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Comments: Nice shot
Precisely it is almost north-east face.


Location: IL : Starvard Rock State Park : Starved Rock Ice History (WI4-) : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Mar 3, 2010

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Comments: Even not so long ago (8-10 years) I widely use my 65cm ax/hammer Hummingbird. It was not so easy to import from CAMP to communist Poland at mid 80’. I miss it on my last 12 mounts journey climbing all (ABC) CO 14ers. Many class4/easy5 routes in winter. It will be the best as ax and ice tool in one.


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Uncompahgre Gorge aka Ouray... : Between the Bridges : ... : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Mar 2, 2010

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Comments: Somebody knows?


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Uncompahgre Gorge aka Ouray... : Alcove/Pic of the Vic area ... : ... : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Mar 2, 2010

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Comments: This is Pick O'the Vic, isn't it?


Location: CO : CO Ice & Mixed : Ouray (Ice/Mixed) : Uncompahgre Gorge aka Ouray... : Alcove/Pic of the Vic area ... : ... : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Mar 2, 2010

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Comments: This is Pick O'the Vic, isn't it?


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Muir Wall (5.10 A2) : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 28, 2010

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Comments: The photo show Free Blast instead of first 10 pitches to Mammoth Terraces


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Czarnorzeki Rocks , Skalk... : Przadki : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 27, 2010

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Comments: There was 5 trad routes and another 7 or so sport. :(


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Czarnorzeki Rocks , Skalk... : Kamieniec : ... : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 27, 2010

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Comments: Just to the right of Krowia Droga (on arete) going the hardest route of entire region 5.14a/b


Location: International : Europe : Poland
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 27, 2010

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Comments: Grade
A comparison for some of the free climbing technical rating systems including USA, UIAA and polish’ Kurtyka Grade = Skala Krakowska

www.wspinanie.pl/topo/skale.htm


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Quo Vadis (5.9+ A4+)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 25, 2010

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Comments: Some early publication in English
www.wwwright.com/climbing/news/Yosemite2002.htm
c498469.r69.cf2.rackcdn.com/2003/192_217_lower48_aaj2003.pdf>>> Czyz"
books.google.com/books?id=iL9mfQNfaDMC&pg=PA197&lpg=PA197&dq>>>
www.cmcwebsite.org/newsletter/newsletter-01-01-2003.pdf


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Glacier Point Apron : Galactic Hitchhiker (5.11b)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 25, 2010

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Comments: Me and Jacek Krawczyk climbed this route in about 20 pitches in 4 blocks with some simul climb easy section and stretching 60-meter rope few times. Take us less then 10 h at the 2003 fall. The leader climb OS above The Oasis.

Above The Ramp last quarter of the route we climb in 3-4 pitches as new variation. No bolts or iron. Small and medium cams & stopers. From the Ramp go up and easy traverse right under the slab to the belay tree on the right side of the slab. 2-nd pitch traverse left to s... more >>


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 12, 2010

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Comments: Description is wrong. This is Kamieniec Castle 1km west from Przadki Reserve


Location: International : Europe : Poland : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 12, 2010

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Comments: It is so funny. There is 10-s better or bigger places to climb in Poland then this 14-th century Kamieniec Castle near Krosno. But this place is so special for me because I was start climbing there 30 years ago and put more then hundred new routes.

Some info:
topo.uka.pl/content/english/kamieniec/kamieniec_e.php
targikarpaty.pl/en/exhibitorpage/companyID:45/Kamieniec_Cast>>>
www.8a.nu/Index.aspx?CountryCode=GLOBAL


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Triple Direct (5.9 C1-) : Photo
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 11, 2010

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Comments: Did it 3 times. For me Glowering Spot and transition at Changing Corners (did 2 times) are more tricky and no more safety.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Zenyatta Mondatta (A3+)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 11, 2010

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Comments: Did it solo in 10 days as first Polish solo grade VI and real A4. At 4-th day at the morning (pitch 7) take huge 80' fall (my fault). So I easy down and after that climb 1 pitch per day.

10 years ago me, my friend (did solo too) and Mc from Taco, all rate only one pitch as A4 but everyone different. So I think the best rating is (was?) 5.8 A4- for entire route.


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan : Triple Direct (5.9 C1-)
By: Jacek Czyz When: Feb 11, 2010

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Comments: Definitely the easiest route on the wall, mainly because not sustained and easy to climb in two pushes. But which way C1- if share C2 pitches with Muir and Nose?

If you don't climb free (5.11a) end of the slab on Free Blast it is difficult to aid it. This last section I think is mandatory 5.10/A0.


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