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Fun times on the West Face of the Tower

fun times on the approach!
fun times on the approach!
Credit: whitemeat that is a pic of a permanent fixed line on the "spooky" 4th class, tha...
that is a pic of a permanent fixed line on the "spooky" 4th class, that was helpful
Credit: whitemeat brian racking up with a whole lota quickdraws
brian racking up with a whole lota quickdraws
Credit: whitemeat me at the base
me at the base
Credit: whitemeat crazy steep!
crazy steep!
Credit: whitemeat cluster at the top of pitch 1/2 link. total cluster seince we ran into...
cluster at the top of pitch 1/2 link. total cluster seince we ran into another party.
Credit: whitemeat brian trying to "beat the heat" on the best ledge ever.
brian trying to "beat the heat" on the best ledge ever.
Credit: whitemeat Credit: whitemeat brian leading pitch 3
brian leading pitch 3
Credit: whitemeat  awsomeness
cold soup: awsomeness
Credit: whitemeat looking down on the ledge from top of 4th pitch
looking down on the ledge from top of 4th pitch
Credit: whitemeat brian following on the upper pitches
brian following on the upper pitches
Credit: whitemeat me following some airy shizness!
me following some airy shizness!
Credit: whitemeat on the top!
on the top!
Credit: whitemeat me on top
me on top
Credit: whitemeat Credit: whitemeat descent time
descent time
Credit: whitemeat just look at that beast!
just look at that beast!
Credit: whitemeat
beta: on the second gully rappel for the descent you are free hanging and chris mac said to wear the pig but doing that would be horifying.

Brian: post some of your pics below dog Here's my side of the story...

Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Pitch 1 and 2 are steep!!! Hauling is nice though.
Pitch 1 and 2 are steep!!! Hauling is nice though.
Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Yeah baby!
Yeah baby!
Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Gazing up into the unknown...
Gazing up into the unknown...
Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Granite is cool stuff
Granite is cool stuff
Credit: briham89 A whole bunch of oatmeal for breakfast
A whole bunch of oatmeal for breakfast
Credit: briham89 Baby swifts
Baby swifts
Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 Mickey happy to be on a ledge instead of another hanging belay
Mickey happy to be on a ledge instead of another hanging belay
Credit: briham89 I've been told I have a nice rack...
I've been told I have a nice rack...
Credit: briham89 Credit: briham89 TO ZE TOP!!!!11!!11
TO ZE TOP!!!!11!!11
Credit: briham89
We climbed the tower and I didn't get a scratch, and then two days later I go skimboarding and this happens....

Credit: briham89
This was the first time Mickey and I climbed together, and it went really well. I'm sure we'll send more, and bigger, stuff in the future!
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2013-06