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Offline Didder

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Leaning Tower late season solo.
« on: December 17, 2011, 07:07:05 am »
Well Wet Denim did not go. I got up on the 5.7R above Ahwahnee and had a strange sensation that something bad was brewing. I must have gone up and started the exposed run out moves 7 or 8 times. Each time I got ready to commit I kept seeing my kids faces and I eventually decided it just wasn't worth it. I even tried aiding up where the 5.11 variation goes and just could not make it happen. So after a seemingly endless stretch of psychological self criticism I decided fuck it... To the West Face!

Clouds were brewing, temps were plummeting  and I was whooped but there was no way I was bailing. I re-focused and pushed on.

I don't know where all the trip reports are given the massive amount of walling that went on this season ....at one point in Oct I think I counted over 20 teams on the captain ....

So in an effort to not have everyone starving for content through the rest of 2011.... Here you go.... Now post up you slackers....

https://vimeo.com/45400902
« Last Edit: July 08, 2012, 02:12:52 pm by Didder »

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2011, 01:34:59 pm »
Another good one, Brant!

Do you work your vids in iMovie? I'm learning that program now, I have to give a ZM show on Wednesday night and want to include some of my vids.

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2011, 03:51:59 pm »
that thunder clap was off the charts!  

 WOOT!


« Last Edit: December 18, 2011, 12:19:17 pm by mungeclimber »

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2011, 05:35:17 pm »
Yes Marc IMovie.. it's pretty easy once you get the hang of it...

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2011, 07:53:27 pm »
Sweet! Nice work!

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2011, 09:53:29 pm »
Right on, Didder. Hey, at least you're out there, huh?
I just get to jones. Arrrgh. Cheers, man.

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Re: Leaning Tower late season solo.
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2014, 10:41:39 pm »
Just watched this again! Sick! :)

 Question, why did you take the ledge? Would you take it again?

Thanks

Wes

PS Did you employ any cool solo hauling techniques like hang everything from a hook and pull it up as you rapped and back cleaned the pitch?
« Last Edit: April 20, 2014, 10:53:14 pm by Wes Goulding »