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Kris Solem climbing the route, 11-30-08. Photo by Michael Ybarra.


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Contributed Routes

Name Rating Type Location Date

Mt. Harrington, North Ridge

4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b (3)

Trad

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 7, 2011

Prow of Cobra

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 (1)

Trad, 7 pitches

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 4, 2011

Despairadoes

5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 (1)

Trad, 8 pitches, 900'

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

From Afar

5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 (1)

Trad, 2 pitches, 300'

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

The Hoosegow

5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b (1)

Trad, 1 pitch, 100'

CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Upper Dodge City

Feb 9, 2009

Contributed Areas

Name Location Date

The Gorge of Despair

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP

Feb 3, 2011

Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Trapper Dome, Dogtooth Peak behind. Telephoto image perspective-shrunk depth of field.

Trapper Dome, Dogtooth Peak behind. Telephoto image perspective-shrunk depth of field.

CA : Southern Sierra : ... : Trapper Dome

Sep 13, 2014

Liquid Jesus, Church Dome, CA <br /> <br />Guy Keesee, photo

Liquid Jesus, Church Dome, CA Guy Keesee, photo

CA : Southern Sierra : ... : Liquid Jesus (5.11a)

Jun 14, 2011

Harrington Pass features several small tarns. The Sierra Crest is seen in the distance. <br /> <br />Guy Keesee photo, 1992.

Harrington Pass features several small tarns. The Sierra Crest is seen in the distance. Guy Keesee photo, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Getting There

Feb 4, 2011

After topping out on From Afar we were rewarded with this great view of Tehipite Dome and the wilderness beyond. <br /> <br />Guy Keesee, photo, 1992.

After topping out on From Afar we were rewarded with this great view of Tehipite Dome and the wilderness beyond. Guy Keesee, photo, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : From Afar (5.11c PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Here is a view few have or will see, looking up into the Gorge of Despair from the base of Tehipite Dome. The Cobra Turret is way up on the skyline. <br /> <br />From the photographer's notes: <br /> <br />"The Gorge of Despair photographed from the top of Silver Spray falls at the base of Tehipite Dome. Middle Fork of The Kings River, Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP, California, USA. July 1987. Kodachrome 64." <br /> <br />Photo by Van Miller <br /> <br />

Here is a view few have or will see, looking up into the Gorge of Despair from the base of Tehipite Dome. The Cobra Turret is way up on the skyline. From the photographer's notes: "The Gorge of

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem starting up the fabulous Prow of Cobra, first climbed in 1979 by Gary Valle and Phil Warrender. <br /> <br />Guy Keesee photo, 1992.

Kris Solem starting up the fabulous Prow of Cobra, first climbed in 1979 by Gary Valle and Phil Warrender. Guy Keesee photo, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

Kris booting up for the FA of Despairadoes, Tehipite Dome below. <br /> <br />Red tights? Check. <br />Nikon shades? Check. <br />Wild times in high places? Priceless! <br /> <br />Guy Keesee photo, 7-96.

Kris booting up for the FA of Despairadoes, Tehipite Dome below. Red tights? Check. Nikon shades? Check. Wild times in high places? Priceless! Guy Keesee photo, 7-96.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem and Chelsea Griffie on top. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, July 1996.

Kris Solem and Chelsea Griffie on top. Photo by Guy Keesee, July 1996.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Climbing History

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem and Chelsea Griffie on pitch two. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1996.

Kris Solem and Chelsea Griffie on pitch two. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1996.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Climbing History

Feb 3, 2011

Despairadoes, East Face of The Silver Turret. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee.

Despairadoes, East Face of The Silver Turret. Photo by Guy Keesee.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Despairadoes (5.12a PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Guy Keesee following P1 of From Afar. <br /> <br />Photo by Kris Solem, 1992.

Guy Keesee following P1 of From Afar. Photo by Kris Solem, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : From Afar (5.11c PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem climbing the fantastic crack on P1, FA of From Afar. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992. <br />

Kris Solem climbing the fantastic crack on P1, FA of From Afar. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : From Afar (5.11c PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem drilling on a hook. FA of From Afar. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

Kris Solem drilling on a hook. FA of From Afar. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : From Afar (5.11c PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Guy Keesee on the summit ridge of The Cobra, The Silver Turret is seen behind. <br /> <br />Photo by kris Solem, 1992.

Guy Keesee on the summit ridge of The Cobra, The Silver Turret is seen behind. Photo by kris Solem, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Climbing History

Feb 3, 2011

From Afar

From Afar

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : From Afar (5.11c PG13)

Feb 3, 2011

Guy Keesee on the approach. The East Face of Mt. Harrington and Harrington Pass are ahead. <br /> <br />Photo by Kris Solem, 1992.

Guy Keesee on the approach. The East Face of Mt. Harrington and Harrington Pass are ahead. Photo by Kris Solem, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : Getting There

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem rapping off The Cobra, El Comandante, El Coporale and Tehipite Dome behind. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

Kris Solem rapping off The Cobra, El Comandante, El Coporale and Tehipite Dome behind. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : ... : The Formations

Feb 3, 2011

Kris Solem leading on the North Buttress of The Silver Turret. We got stormed off later in the day. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

Kris Solem leading on the North Buttress of The Silver Turret. We got stormed off later in the day. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

Tehipite Dome at sunrise, seen from camp under The Silver Turret. <br /> <br />Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

Tehipite Dome at sunrise, seen from camp under The Silver Turret. Photo by Guy Keesee, 1992.

CA : Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP : The Gorge of Despair

Feb 3, 2011

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