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My partner Jimmy on the summit of Huandoy Norte (6395m) in the Cordillera Blanca after we climbed a new variation on the North Face. I was 18 years old at the time (June 2009).
My partner Jimmy on the summit of Huandoy Norte (6...
In a snow fluting above the difficulties of the rockband on Huandoy Norte. Hard runout climbing to reach this point.
In a snow fluting above the difficulties of the ro...
Unreal bivy on Huandoy Norte below the overhanging summit cornice. Artesonraju looks small in the distance.
Unreal bivy on Huandoy Norte below the overhanging...
The North Face of Huandoy Norte. Original route variation, TD+ WI4 M5 5.9 1000m  <br /> <br />The third highest peak in the Blanca at 6395m. We climbed on the right side of the face just left of the rock rib through the steep fluting, covering previously climbed terrain, and then completed a new variation directly through the rock band at the top. This peak is rarely attempted, but one of the finest I've ever laid eyes on.
The North Face of Huandoy Norte. Original route va...
Another perspective on the North Face, it's pretty damn big and steep.
BETA PHOTO: Another perspective on the North Face, it's pretty...
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Myself on the third pitch of Rasta Wall
Myself on the third pitch of Rasta Wall
Joe leading off the fourth pitch belay on Rasta Wall, Fisher Towers
Joe leading off the fourth pitch belay on Rasta Wa...
Myself jugging on the headwall of Desert Shield, Zion
Myself jugging on the headwall of Desert Shield, Z...
Joe, Dave, and myself after a Thanksgiving ascent of Desert Shield, Zion
Joe, Dave, and myself after a Thanksgiving ascent ...