Greg Epperson Photographs

Greg Epperson Photographs

Hanging porta-ledge bivouac on El Capitan. Photo by Greg Epperson. To see more of Greg's fantastic photos click read more or better yet check out his site http://www.gregepperson.com/   Many of these photo's were used in the Granite Frontiers exhibit.

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TM Herbert

TM Herbert

TM Herbert clowning around

Royal Perched

Royal Perched

Royal Robbins perched on a belay ledge during the first ascent of the Mozart Wall on Sentinel Rock, 1962. Photo by Tom Frost.

Harding Portrait

Harding Portrait

Portrait of Warren on the Nose.

John Salathe correspondence

John Salathe correspondence

John Salathe on the summit with Ax Nelson rappelling after the first ascent of Lost Arrow Chimney in 1947. Photo donated by Robin Hansen and believed to be taken by Ansel Adams.  Below are letters of correspondance between Salathe and his life-long friend, John Thune Sr.

Lunch Ledge, 1933

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Lunch Ledge, 1933

This page was scanned from the Higher Cathedral Spire Notebook. Two of the photos are from Yosemite's historic first modern roped climb, Lunch Ledge. The other photo is from Higher Cathedral Spire and it was attempted the day after Lunch Ledge was climbed. The climbers used 10" hardware nails to stand on for direct aid. They retreated due to the nails bending on the significantly steeper Higher Cathedral Spire. Eichorn, Leonard and Robinson realized they needed to order real pitons from Sporthaus Schuster, a mountain shop in Munich. They saved money during the winter of 1933/1934 purchased some before their next attempt. The page above is broken down into three sections for easier viewing.

Warren Racking Up

Warren Racking Up

Warren racking up in El Cap Meadow probably for the Leaning Tower. I need help identifying the other two men.

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