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  1. [TR] North Sister - E Buttress 12/28/2019

    Nice ... gotta love early winter and low snow 4x4 approaches.
  2. With all that extra time ya should have done a lap on Sandy Glacier Headwall. I mean after all it is really a face in to itself. But then you would have had to call yer mom around midnight. She might have complained but you had an easy out - better than calling at midnight to pick you up from Timberline than the pokey. That said nice job. I am guess around 11k vertical for the day which is a good day's outing. Now get back to those books.
  3. DB Cooper already has the goods ...
  4. Fall/self rescue/aided rescue on Cannon Mtn

    Good on the guy, ya gotta do what needs to be done. As for the PLB I have carried one for about 7 years now. I figure it is the tool of last resort.
  5. Just look at the inner boot and the wear (or lack there of). They can be replaced but they degrade with usage.
  6. Booty discussion

    There is climbing culture and there are civil laws ... one might to read up on the later before spewing about the former.
  7. Old Everest Expedition Article

    The Japanese did the complete NE Ridge in 1995 with sherpa support and fixed ropes.
  8. Beta on Via Ferratas in the Dolomites

    Yes. The easier the route, the more butt sniffing. The more historic the route, the more butt sniffing. The more scenic the route, the more butt sniffing. We rented a car in Milano and drove like mad Italians. Definitely makes the trip more optimal. Look up the places I mentioned. Two are towns one is a park with huts.
  9. Beta on Via Ferratas in the Dolomites

    One certainly does not need a guide but for some one certainly needs to get up early. Otherwise you will spend the day butt sniffing (i.e. being behind people). What are you going to have for transportation ? Having a vehicle is not an absolute but is certainly more efficient. I have done routes around Moena, Corvara In Badia, and Tres Cima.
  10. Alpine wilderness honeymoon recovery

    Or grounds for an annulment.
  11. Best place to resole rock shoes

    FWIW I used Komito for several years. But Steve slowed down quite a bit in the past couple of years - he is well into his seventies and is a one person operation. The last time I had shoes to him he got so far behind that he had given up on the usual FIFO system and went to who was calling and wanting their shoes.
  12. The process is being followed. In these types of cases there is no requirement that the FS put such a change out to public comment. That is because there is an issue, safety that needs to be addressed. Such actions are quire common. I have seen this occur at other trailheads, they get slightly overcrowded but there are no issues, but then get really overcrowded and something has to change. What should be looked at is how best accommodate the large number of people. Does that mean operating a shuttle? Expanding the parking? That does require public involvement.
  13. Best place to resole rock shoes

    If they are Sportiva shoes I send them to Rock and Resole as they have the Sportiva lasts so the shoes come back great.
  14. Nice sleuthing and good conclusion to the snow pack.
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