Andy in the Rockies

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Fourth Flatiron - East Face
June 3, 2006

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The climb started right off Royal Arch Trail....Me starting out the first of nine pitches. The bottom part of the rock that...Me setting up the belay atop the first pitch. In retrospect I should have g...Fabio leads the 4th pitch - still on the bottom section of the Fourth Flati...View of the second portion of the Fourth Flatiron from midway up the first ...Peter belays with Royal Arch in the background....Peter belays me on the fifth pitch - still on the first section of the Four...Setting up the belay for the 6th pitch - our first pitch on the second port...Looking back at the belay from about a third of the way across the traverse...Looking up into the gully on the second portion of the Fourth Flatiron afte...Looking back down the gully....Fabio belays Eileen up the gully. ...Eileen reaches the belay in the gully. From here we were able to scramble u...Fabio, Peter, and Eileen scramble up through the "Hanging Garden."...Me scrambling up into the "Hanging Garden"....Eileen and Peter wait for Fabio and I atop a boulder in the "Hanging Garden...Scrambling up above the second section to our first belay on the third and ...
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