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Intro


"Go Big"

Free soloing Yosemite's "Heaven" route on September 15, 2014.

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Intro


"Go Big"

Free soloing Yosemite's "Heaven" route on September 15, 2014.

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Inspiration


Soloing stems in some part from wanting to engage with a beautiful place in a challenging way. Nothing inspires me more than big sheets of blank rock. Perfection.

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Inspiration


Soloing stems in some part from wanting to engage with a beautiful place in a challenging way. Nothing inspires me more than big sheets of blank rock. Perfection.

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Preparation


But the desire to solo a route has to be weighed against the possibilities. Can I physically do it? Am I prepared? Am I absolutely sure of myself?

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Preparation


But the desire to solo a route has to be weighed against the possibilities. Can I physically do it? Am I prepared? Am I absolutely sure of myself?

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Focus


Finally I commit, and once I start there’s only complete focus. The only thing that exists is the rock around me and the next few moves of climbing.

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Focus


Finally I commit, and once I start there’s only complete focus. The only thing that exists is the rock around me and the next few moves of climbing.

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Movement


Yet there’s still the joy of movement, the pleasure in moving my body over rock and swinging around freely.

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Movement


Yet there’s still the joy of movement, the pleasure in moving my body over rock and swinging around freely.

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Summit


And ultimately there’s the summit, which feels a lot like the base. I’m still immersed in a beautiful place but somehow it feels even richer.

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Summit


And ultimately there’s the summit, which feels a lot like the base. I’m still immersed in a beautiful place but somehow it feels even richer.

About Me