Nature's Graffiti or Art?

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by reptilist » Sun Sep 19, 2010 6:38 am

hahaha!

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by yuccahead » Wed Sep 22, 2010 7:06 am

Very nice reflection pool TC.
You must've got your Artistic License from the same place as me.

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Thu Nov 11, 2010 1:54 pm

Nature's Graffiti or Art? - Revisited 11/7/10.

I came back to shoot a few more photos of this bedrock, hoping to spread some water on it to bring the colors out more.

However, water is still a scarce commodity around here – if you know what I mean.

Here's a couple more pics of the bedrock until next spring.

Nature's Graffiiti or Art?

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Graffiti by Lizardo
Photos by TradClimber on 11/7/10 in a remote area of the Santa Rosa Mountains.

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:32 pm

Following Lizardo
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Equipment Used
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Find a Natural Rappel Anchor
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Wrap Webbing Twice To Hold Together or Do The Best You Possibly Can – Given The Situation – Then Don't Worry About It.
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Here We Go
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Don't Look Down!
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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by Desertroad » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:35 am

I thought the remote by-yourself climbing was dangerous, but packing people in a Pinto ! ? !

I noticed a lack of ascenders in the gear shot. You use prusik knots? Or just walk out down the streambed until you're out of the canyon?

Great shots !

Got any works from Pablo Peccary ?

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:43 am

Not very dangerous - the Pinto's gas tank was always on empty.

I was prevented from descending further by another dry waterfall when I had used up my two ropes. I left the two ropes fixed in place for several days to facilitate my return trip. This is certainly no place where I would want to get myself stranded. It is doubtful I could survive that embarrassment.

Instead of mechanical ascenders (jumars), I chose to use Bachman knots (a type of prusik knot) to save a few ounces. I also shaved a few more ounces by using a 1” sling as a diaper instead of a swami belt for a harness. My pack still weight in at over 65 pounds. 41 percent of my body weight.

Nothing yet from Pablo Peccary – hahaha.

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PS: A few lyrics from “Running On Empty”.

“Running on - running on empty
Running on - running blind
Running on - running into the sun
But I’m running behind”
-Jackson Browne-
1977

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:47 am

A couple more pics of the watering hole (I named Shangri-La) on page 2 - earlier this year.

http://www.desertusa.com/mb3/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=1873

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Wed Jan 05, 2011 9:55 am

Spilled Paint by Lizardo
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Photo by TradClimber on 9/9/10 in a remote area of the Santa Rosa Mountains

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by lara » Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:13 pm

TradClimber wrote:Got Water?
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Photo by TradClimber on 9/11/2010 in a remote area of the Santa Rosa Mountains.

The watering hole where I would filter a couple gallons of water every day....
water in the desert is such a miracle, fills one's soul it does. a wonderful photo!

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Re: Nature's Graffiti or Art?

Post by TradClimber » Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:44 pm

Thanks for looking at my pics, Lara.

This remote area does fill ones soul.

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