Touchstone  Wall,  Zion

              by Javier Ybarra

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The Great White Throne as seen from
the base of Moonlight Buttress.
Rising a whopping 2400 ft above the
canyon floor, it was first climbed in
1927 by W. H. W. Evans.

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Casting off the ground on pitch one.
Is that a smile or a grimace?

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Good friend Mister Matthews and I
preparing to haul bags up to the
belay station.

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A much needed rest at the third belay.
One can just make out the small roof
below which is the crux of the climb.

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Jose Gasper plugging away at pitch
four on the Touchstone Wall.

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