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TR: 'Murica Part 2:The Crowded highway to The Nose 27-Nov-2015 At 11:19:21 PM PThomson
G'day all,

In between climbing obscure hard(ish) trad chossfests with Neil Monteith in the Blue Mountains, I finally got around to finishing the 2nd (of 3) blog updates for my Climbing trip to America, continuing Stephen and My misadventures in Yosemite Valley.

Check out " 'Murica Part 2: The Crowded Superhighway to The Nose on El Capitan" at The Climbing Obscurist here:

This episode also features the infamous The Portaledge Incident™ on El Capitan:

" of the Portaledge Incident somehow made its way around The Valley, and it almost became a bit of a joke how often we'd be speaking to someone about our climb, only to have them say something along the lines of: "Hey, you were on the Nose around the time of the Portaledge Incident, did you see it?" Hell, even Tom Evans had a few harsh words to say about the instigators of that Incident, and on his website wrote some veiled criticism regarding it on a photo he posted of the group in question. The one thing that seemed to escape fact in all the people we spoke to about it was where the group was from..."


-Paul Thomson

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