Joshua Tree Xtreme 2002

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A club trip to Joshua tree, 10/27/2002. See also the Feb 2002 trip.

This is copied from the old website, so few details are known.


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Mark leading Head over Heals (5.10a) and Eric leading some 5.9 crack on the East Face of the Hemingway Buttress

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The East Face of the Hemingway Buttress and Javier "sportrading" Head over Heals

Now here's the good stuff: The Head over Heals ROOF. Little clinic for Paul Wiggins to study in his bed

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First, you let go your feet and take an extreme position (like Javier). Then you do a one-arm pullup and chalkup as demonstrated by Dan.

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Then you contract your abs to move your legs up while breathing heavily and saying, "This is technical!". A heel hook puts you in a rest position where you can chalkup again, as shown by Mark.

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You get ready for the reachy move by bringing forth the French attitude in you and pull down hard to get over the roof

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Dan using his karate and caving moves in "Dung Fu"!

See Also

See also the Feb 2002 trip.