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Re: Thank you!

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Mon Oct 03, 2011 4:07 pm

Mark Curtis wrote:Congratulations! Will there be an online version of this issue?


Mark, online version will be available in a couple months, I believe, but I can now post the photo.






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The fellow up top is Chris Alstrin, he's the videographer who rapped in for the shoot. Josh Wharton is seen at the belay with his partner, having just completed the crux pitch which he feels is in the 5.13- range. There were five more pitches of 5.12, some of it wet with ice-melt. What a monumental accomplishment. The route was first put up forty years ago by Jimmie Dunn and the late Billy Westbay. Jimmie is one of Josh's heros - when he learned the line went free, he called Josh to congratulate him. Very cool.

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Re: Thank you!

Postby dehrlich101 » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:00 pm

Great photo! Congratulations! Can't wait to see your highly anticipated TR from your finisher.
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Wow...

Postby Jay521 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 6:58 am

Fantastic photo, Jim!
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Re: Thank you!

Postby Duffus Kentucky Climber » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:10 am

Each one of us who snaps a picture thinks he is a photographer. Your images demonstrate to us the difference between our "snapshots" as amateurs and real photographs, such as yours, by an artist. Way to go.
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It looks like the ridge is just right up there!

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Re: Thank you!

Postby Alpine » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:18 pm

That is WAY cool!. Congrats Jim.
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