Red Shirt (5.8+, 270m), Yamnuska 2006
September 28, 2006

  hiking up to the base the base looking up the intimidating wall  

  Forbidden Corner starts here Red Shirt (chimney visible on the top left)  

  the first pitch (5.7 crack but severely polished) Leading pitch 1, photo by Dow Williams Dow coming up to the belay ledge  

  struggling into the chimney - notice how polished the rock is on the left! past the crux ah, the colours!  

  not a bad view is the climber leading or seconding? the short but hairy downclimb on pitch 4 Dow chilling  

  past the 2nd crux more views over the Bow Valley more views over the Bow Valley  

  Me on the pitch 5 traverse, photo by Dow Williams  

  Me on pitch 5, photo by Dow Williams coming up after the end of another traverse (pitch 5) still a ways to go  

  Dow leading the 6th pitch ahh, what a cool position Me leading, photo by Dow Williams  

  Leading pitch 7, photo by Dow Williams the last pitch - horizontal too!  

  getting ready to step around the pillar last couple of meters from topping out  

  Me topping out, photo by Dow Williams looking back up, we topped out just left of the small summit (tree) hiking down...  

  nice colours  


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