Climbing has been taking up all my time in the last couple years but on rest days I love to skate.
I managed to get out a little with my friends and stack enough footage to put together a short part.
My part starts at 8:40 enjoy.
|Nate on Geronimo v8|
|Obe Wan v9|
|FA of Mr. Yuk v12|
|Nate on Emperor's Lightning v7|
|Alex on Darth Maul, v5 in my book|
|Should have flashed but I will settle for second go|
|I found and cleaned the Rager proj it was hiding in plan site|
|Really cool holds on really good rock|
|I spent a day at Middle Fork at the Booka Boulders. This line Man About Town v8/9|
and The Gong Show v9 are the standout lines of the area. I tried to add a funky
stemming low start to this problem but I couldn't make one of the moves.
|Quantum Mechanics v10|
|Let it be known, that the original Quantum Mechanics was|
done from this start. The v7 start needs to get a different name.
|Davita cruising Giant Man v4|
|Sick proj. Jug start, it climbs up the arete with little crimp|
side pulls to oppose on a 70 degree wall.
|Sweet highball project|
|Davita crushing Kill By Numbers v5|
|Dark Side of the Moon v5 on the Nerf wall|
|Peter finally committing to the top|
|Happy Valley v7 burly|
|The one that got away Blackout v13 next time|
|Super fun Guppy v7|
|Techy Point Break v8|
|Sunny one minute snowing the next. This happened alot|
|They broke up and ruined are road trip crew|
|Last day skin|
|Peter on Fly Boy Arête v5|
| Scanner Darkly|
My girlfriend Davita and I headed down to Bishop for her two week winter vacation. We met up with our travel buddies Peter and Roxana. The goal for the trip was to try Spector v13, which is by the way one of the best lines I have ever see and by far the best in Bishop. The first week we where there sucked. It was way to cold, and we spent most of are time at the Happies where we could climb in direct sunlight from noon to four. It made climbing a tedious task, but I didn't want to leave empty handed. I managed to climb Kill On Sight v12 in a quick session. In this down grade crazed time we live in, I am surprised this one hasn't gotten the axe. Davita killed it crushing Solarium v4. By week two the weather was nice, so we got to work at the Buttermilks. I warmed up to the area climbing Junior Achievement v8, Iron Fly v9, Moonraker v8/9, and Evilution to the lip v10. I surprised myself by climbing Evilution in a couple of goes with about five pads. I could hear them shuffling them around as I climbed and when I dropped from the lip one foot barely missed the pads. We moved over to the Grandma Peabody and I climbed Thunderbird v11 and started trying the sit Direction v13. I did all the moves when I punched a nice hole in my finger on the crux razor crimp that you yard on to make the jump move. I came back some days later and I fell on the last hard move, the match after the jump. Next time. The other climb I got interested in was Scanner Darkly v12. I did the stand v9, did all the moves on the sit from the legit start which is a lot harder and made some good links. I came back on a really hot day and got no were on it. It has a really sharp undercling that the crux revolves around that wrecked my skin on three of my fingers. I couldn't manage to climb it with tape. Next time. Davita climbed her hardest climb outside Go Granny Go v5 after a couple days work. Last was Spector v13, I tried it twice with a cool guy I met named Sander, he got as close as you can get without sticking the crux move (he also sent Scanner). On the last day I got close using a heel hook. Last try I was doing the set up move when I heard a pop, it was the pulley in my palm for my index finger. All in all, I had a good time, but I didn't send any of the hard lines that I really wanted to do. I will have to go back to finish them off.
|Davita crushing Go Granny Go v5|
|Davita killing it|
|Frontside so cool|
|Encore un Fois v11|