ROWCC 2018 Trip Schedule

February 16th thru 18th Fairview Mtn. This will be weather dependent and could change to the following weekend. March 30th thru April 1st we have a group site reserved at Red Rocks Campground Group Site B. This is the same site as last year. April is Joshua Tree 10 in a day and informal trip […]

ROWCC 2017 CLIMBING TRIP SCHEDULE

ROWCC 2017 CLIMBING TRIP SCHEDULE Climbing Area Date Joshua Tree Jan. 13th Fairview Mountain Feb 11th Red Rocks March 17th Moab April 28-30th Zion (St George, UT) May 19th Rendezvous Big Bear June 23rd Shuteye Ridge (So Yose) July 15th Tuolumne Meadows August 19th Lovers Leap (Tahoe) September 16th Tahquitz/Suicide October 21st El Cajon (San […]

121 year old climbs Moonlight Buttress in Zion !

Well, we do have a combined age of 121!  I’m 58 and Kenn is 63 and we probably looked our age aid climbing this beautiful line ! We were training to do something larger on El Capitan and I just wasn’t game to do it without a tune up climb first so Kenn chose this […]

New Climbers! SET A NEW GOAL; EXPLORE NEW PLACES; Plan for your 10 Climb Award !!!

10 CLIMB AWARD: One climb 5.5 or harder in each of the following areas. __ Tahquitz __ Sierra’s __ Lovers Leap __ Suicide __ Yosemite Valley __ San Bernardino Mntns __ Joshua Tree __ Tuolumne Meadows __ Sequioia Needles __ Red Rocks Past Recipients: Agina Sedler, Nathan  Fitzhugh, Sheila Romane, Jennifer Hopper 2011, Alan Bartlett, […]

Dream of Wild Turkeys aka Turkey Toes

Great Trip Report from Eric Odenthal; owner of Windgate Adventures in Moab, Utah; climbing, canyoneering and photography guide extraordinaire. More pics to come. http://windgateadventures.com. DREAM OF WILD TURKEYS BLACK VELVET CANYON, 5.10a, 7 pitches and rap or head up another 4-6 pitches to top out and hike down; tons of commentary on mountainproject.com regarding additional pitches. […]

Temple Crag: Venusian Blind 5.7

Johnson worked till 8pm Friday and then we took off for Big Pine. Renegaded a campground at 1:00am and up at 6am on Saturday. Packed in to Third Lake; ate a lunch of beef stick, cheese and cherries and took off for the base of Venusian Blind on Temple Crag. Of course, I couldn’t find […]

Jon Ball; Bad Day At Black Bluff

Black Bluff Climbing Report: Jonathan Ball, Matt Ingle, Jon Ledesma (A Marine should never listen to a civilian when navigating a broken trail) The approach: We returned to park next to the smelliest pit toilet in the San Bernardino Mountains and I knew that we were only about a short, 1.5 mile hike from the […]

Mt. Conness Reconnaissance and Cathedral

Conness Reconnaissance ? Tioga opened up on May 2nd. Seems really early but since it was a light snow year; we thought we’d get in a Sierra trip early. The appearance of a light snow year was way off above 10,000 feet. Benjy Oberman and I agreed to meet up at Sawmill Campground and I […]