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Member Since: Dec 14, 2007
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Location: NC : Linville Gorge : Table Rock : Rip Van Winkle (5.7)
By: Victor Ortenberg When: Oct 19, 2010

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Comments: We took an alternative variation to the top.
From the top of the P3 chimney/corner, go over the bulge and then left and belay at the base of a damp 3rd class gully.
Climb the gully and fire for the summit through some delicious 5 star bushwhacking. (5.tree+ 160ft) For extra glory and effect on the tourists wear shorts and a t-shirt ;)


Location: CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Royal Arches : Sons of Yesterday (5.10a/b)
By: Victor Ortenberg When: Apr 11, 2008

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Comments: I just climbed this last weekend and it seems that the pitch description above is a little off.

The easy linking pitch between Serenity and Sons (officially pitch 1 of Sons) ends in a 2 bolt anchor right before the going gets steep again. From there the next pitch is 120' feet to the second tree which has a pin and bolt anchor ritht above. This pitch is sustained 5.9/10a thin hands to fingers and I felt it was overall harder than anything on Serenity Crack. (All the parties we met agreed with t... more >>