Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Polarization in the Cirque of the Unclimbables

Rock and Ice magazine had this article.   I also included The Lotus Flower Tower in the Cirque of the Unclimbables  --  North West Territories in Canada
At the bottom I have a human flight video filmed in New Zealand



Human Flying Video from New Zealand

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Current Updated Personal Climbing Websites

These are the newest climbing news websites that I posted on Summitpost.org

http://homieprater.blogspot.com -- John Prater -- Colorado -- tackling all of Colorado 14000 ers

http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com -- seano -- Norman Clyde Peak

http://www.globalalpine.com/ -- Andrew Wexler -- Canada -- Updated on Mt Blanc

http://www.snwburd.com/bob/trip_photos/ ... dex_t.html -- Bob Burd -- California -- Updated

Re: Personal Websites

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Devil's Crag 1

Devil's Crag 14



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Friday, August 24, 2012

Fred Beckey still climbing at 89 + Updated Website Page

This report was posted in April about legendary climber Fred Beckey still climbing.  He has the most first ascents of any American Climber
Also - a new page on Summitpost's Personal Websites


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=JxUixV7Bq6w   Video - the early days


New Page of Personal Websites on summitpost

First Ascent on Baffin Island - Mt Asgard

http://youtu.be/E_nSYJcDJNQ  --  Cerro Torre video

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Monday, August 20, 2012

Cliff Houses + Mt Baldy Run 2 Top on Labor Day

Would you live on a cliff house
On Labor Day there is a Mt Baldy Run from Manker Flats (8.00 am)





Cathedral Traverse


http://vimeo.com/47661688   --  Awesome video

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Sunday, August 19, 2012

First Split Traverse of Picket Range + High Sierra T/R

The Pickett Range is in the North Cascades of Washington
Also a trip report with pictures from Calicokat from Onion Valley to Whitney Portal

http://blog.firstascent.com/2012/08/17/ ... ett-range/ -- Kyle Miller crew -- First split traverse of Pickett Range

http://calicokat.smugmug.com/Hiking/Sie ... &k=dZmMWQ9 -- calicokat -- California -- High Sierra adventure
 http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com  --  seano  --  Sierra Challenge update
http://cascadeclimbers.com/forum/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=1079324  --  Jack Mountain  --  Alpine Josh  --  includes video
Pickett Range
Jack Mountain
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Latest Climbing and Expedition News

The latest updates on Summitpost.org with some cool videos

Re: Personal Websites

Khan Tengri

http://philippegatta.fr/blog/ -- Philippe Gatta -- France -- Updated on Khan Tengri
http://philippegatta.fr/blog/khan-tengr ... #more-1280

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWFEcKc5 ... e=youtu.be -- Cool video taken by Dan Mazur on Baruntse
http://summitclimb.com/leadership.htm -- Dan Mazur website

http://www.planetmountain.com/english/N ... eyid=39904 -- Attempting speed record on Cho Oyu
http://www.greghill.ca -- Greg Hill -- Canada

http://www.kilianjornet.cat/en/videos -- Kilian Journet -- France -- Cool videos

http://skyrunning.at -- Christian Stangl -- Austria -- 1 away from triple 7 summits
http://www.rockandice.com/news/2173-one ... mmit-of-k2


Cerro Stanhardt

http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com -- seano -- Sierra Challenge Update

http://www.globalalpine.com/ -- Andrew Wexler -- Canada -- Updated on the Matterhorn

http://ranboze.smugmug.com/Sierra-Adven ... &k=KNmm3ks -- Ranboze -- California

http://www.planetmountain.com/english/N ... eyid=39913 -- Cerro Stanhardt in winter
http://www.stephan-siegrist.ch -- Stephan Siegrist -- Switzerland

http://sierramountaineering.com/blog -- Kurt Wedberg -- California -- Mt Elbrus and Kilimanjaro

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Sierra Challenge Aug 10-19 2012 Updated Daily

The annual Sierra Challenge is on now.   Seano (dt dirtbag) updates his blog daily and Bob Burd too




Leonard Minaret

Evolation traverse (not this year)

K7 Video interviewing Urban Novak who was one of the climbers



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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Allure of Joshua Tree Leads some to Tragic End

The low temperatures at night were 90 degrees - not ideal to hike in.  Heat Stroke is likely when the sun is out



Latest Personal Website News on Summitpost

Re: Personal Websites

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:07 pm
http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com -- seano -- Updated

http://fieldtouring.blogspot.com -- Al Hancock -- Updated on Spantik

http://amagiadamontanha.blogspot.com -- waldyrgoneto -- Brazil -- New Member
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Re: Personal Websites

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:26 pm
http://schlifeisgood.blogspot.com/2012/08/teets.html -- KirkSchly -- Wyoming -- Grand Teton

http://www.patrickgabarrou.com/site -- Patrick Gabarrou -- France -- Cool Video
http://desnivel.com/alpinismo/cima-virg ... k-gabarrou
http://www.tonypenning.co.uk/first-ascents -- Tony Penning -- UK
http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com  --  Seano  --  Sierra Challenge 2012 Update in the Minarets

Leonard Turner Jensen Minaret traverse

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Thursday, August 9, 2012

New Page on Personal Website Climbing News

I have been following the latest expedition news and local trip reports
Nepal Trekking video



Baffin Island

by Cy Kaicener » Thu Aug 09, 2012 5:05 pm
http://www.planetmountain.com/english/N ... eyid=39886 -- Florian and Martin Riegler -- New Route on Kako Peak in Pakistan
http://www.rieglerbrothers.com/home.php?lg=en&Bid= -- Martin and Florian Riegler -- Italy (originally)

http://cathyodowd.com/blog/ -- Cathy O Dowd -- South Africa and Andorra

http://www.humanedgetech.com/expedition/hancock7/ -- Al Hancock -- Dispatches from k2
http://theadventureblog.blogspot.com/20 ... on-k2.html

http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web12x/newswire-slovenians-rev  --  Aurora Polaris Video

http://arcticproject.wordpress.com -- Bob Shepton -- First ascent of Polar Molar on Baffin Island
http://www.planetmountain.com/english/N ... eyid=39880

http://sierramountaineering.com/blog -- Kurt Wedberg -- California -- Updated on Thunderbolt and Starlight

http://vimeo.com/46657081  --  West McMillan Spire in Washington  --  Cool Video


Nepal Trekking Video


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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Sierra Mountaineering has Updated + Baffin Island T/R

Guide Kurt Wedberg with with whom I have had the pleasure of hiking with has some awesome pictures on his blog
There are also great pictures on a first ascent (Polar Molar) on Baffin Island which appeared in planetmountain.com


Palisades Crest

Traverse from Tunderbolt to Starlight




Baffin Island

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Sunday, August 5, 2012

Mt Rainier in a Day from Sea Level + Sierra Challenge

Mt Rainier from the bottom in less that a day
The Sierra Challenge starts on Aug 10th

The Sierra Challenge starting Aug 10th


Sean training for the challenge


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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Latest Updated Personal Websites on Summitpost

These updated websites are from August and include trip reports and climbing news


North Cascades

http://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/ ... p?id=20978 -- 28 climbers summit k2 including Polish and a Spanish climber
http://oscarcadiach.blogspot.com.es/ -- Oscar Cadiach -- Spain -- in Spanish

http://cdnalpine.blogspot.com -- Raphael Slawinski team -- Canada

http://500px.com/neutraldensity -- shottolo -- Italy
viewtopic.php?t=62772 -- Awesome pictures
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Re: Personal Websites

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sat Aug 04, 2012 4:47 pm
http://www.summitpost.org/the-jack-moun ... pic/804034 -- Josh Lewis -- Washington -- Jack Mountain

http://www.snowhow.it/blog.htm -- Davide Capozzi -- Italy -- Great Pictures

http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com ... il-trails/
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Re: Personal Websites

Postby Cy Kaicener » Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:00 pm
http://www.summitpost.org/thunder-slam- ... gan/804157 -- Steph Abegg -- Washington -- Mt Goode and others

http://drdirtbag.wordpress.com/2012/08/ ... ord-62h3m/ -- seano -- California 14er speed record

http://www.summitpost.org/south-face-vi ... ain/804167 -- Josh Lewis -- Washington -- Crater Mountain SW Face
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