Monday, August 3, 2020

Half EVO

The Evolution Crest
Mt Darwin, Mt Mendel, Peak 13,360
We climbed the ridgeline from right to left.

Lamarck Col

 Deputy high over Evolution Basin

Baller hand crack on Peak 13,360

Ramble on to Mt Mendel

 Granite Planet

Dep engages a downclimb along the ridge

 Summit of Mt Mendel
looking east to the Owens Valley

 Cruising between Mendel and Darwin

 The wild summit block of Mt Darwin

On top of Darwin after the summit block boulder problem

Darwin to Mt Haeckel
This section is the most classic ridge climbing of the traverse.
Big exposure, black diorite knobs, and golden granite!

Deputy, you're entering a world of pain.

Rapping off Darwin

 Ridge running to Peak 13,332

 Dep taking in Evolution Basin
Mt Goddard dominates the background on the left

 Looking back at the wild south side of Darwin

 Happy Cowboy!

Peak 13,332

Summit of Peak 13,332

Lake below Mt. Haeckel

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Calm before the Storm

Robitussin Tower, Spring Canyon UT

TBow wriggles up Robitussin

Sip sippin' on some Sizzurp

 Tip of Robitussin over the Green River

Spring Canyon

Geekin' on Tussin


Andrey's Tower, Four Arch Canyon

'The Russians Are Coming'
another sandbag Jimmy Dunn route

Tbow rallies up Andrey's

Looking east to Arches NP from Andrey's

Pitons in Love

Summit of Andrey's

Vena Cava Tower

Ben squiggles up Vena Cava

Ben on Vena Cava
(TBow photo)

TBow topping out Vena Cava

 Latte Da props ☕

 The Green River from Vena Cava Tower

Rapping off Vena Cava

Vena Cava Tower high over the Green River

TBow leads up 'The Tool'

A pleasant hand crack on 'The Tool'

TBow and Ben on 'The Tool'

Escaping from the Tool at dusk

Horsethief Tower

Finding buried treasure on Pitch 1 of 'River Pirates'

Starting up 'River Pirates'
(TBow photo)

TBow sets sail

A tremendous trundle

Ben scopin' for booty over the Green

Pillaging on 'River Pirates'

Sailing high on the Green River