Saxon Sandbag* in the Owens River Gorge

Turns out the Saxon rope guns** we found at the Mexican restaurant in Bishop consistently aimed too high. Who wants to struggle up five pitches of 5.11b or haul themselves up a 5.12d face climb on their vacation? To no suprise these fine people have named their firstborn after Juri Gagarin, the first human in outer space.**


Gerlind and Scholle on Towering Inferno.


Gunter cranking 5.12d on the west side of the Inner Gorge with Katja on the belay.


Respect this kid.


* “Sandbag” – Kletterroute die schwieriger ist als beschrieben.

** “Rope gun” – Kletterer der einem Routen aufsetzt die man selber im Vorstieg nicht packt.

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