Ice climbing story in NY Times today
- Bill Becher <bb@...> wrote:My story and photo about climbing at Horsetail Falls ran today.Bill Becherwriting and photographybb@...805 497 7193 or 805 444 5273 (c)www.becher.com-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Cronin [mailto:tombcronin@...]
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 11:38 AM
Subject: Lee Vining Trip Report - Feb. 16 - 18Thanks everyone for an enjoyable and safe weekend. At work this morning a presentation was given to the effect that human nature is to think accidents always happen to other people. I responded that if you do something like ice climbing long enough it will happen to you, but we proved we are safe climbers this weekend.In attendence were:Ray RegaladoCraig LeventhalPui SparksBill BecherBill CossaboomAgnes SauvageHeiko KnappJustin MunozMunish LalChris OdonnellEric BurtJeff DunbarSteve AhoBill StevensRick PapeJacob SamsAnnie BinzWill DuonolaFor those of you who didn't go to June Lake on Sunday, we found Tatums fully in the sun so moved over to Horsetail falls, which was also in the sun and had seen recent a large scale collapse. We then moved to the gully immediately to the right of Horsetail and established a mixed ice, snow, and rock route which took us all day. Ray lead a v-thread practice session that Will put into action recovering all our gear.If anyone still owes me $15 I have no idea who you are, so you are safe, for the moment.Sincerely, Tom Cronin
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