A week in the Sierra

My big trip of the season was to East Buttress of Whitney and Fishhook Arete on nearby Mt. Russell, with 2 days in Tuolumne for Cathedral and a couple of craging climbs, including South Corner on Stately Pleasure Dome. That's three + a bonus climb from Beckey's 100 favorite Climbs in North America. Completely satisfying, summer is done, on to orchestra season...

Thanks to Sue Nelson, Mike Simpson, and Leesa Azar for a fun week - despite the challenges Leesa had with her foot that took her out of the main objectives on Whitney and Russell. Next time, full monte on Fishhook and the stellar-looking Mithrel Diehedral.

Here are highlight photos, full set here.

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