October 20th, 2017

Disclaimer: Read on ONLY IF you are here to look for beta on this iconic Yosemite free climb Astroman, or just love to read anything related to climbing. If you feel that climbing beta (that means forums like Supertopo and Mountain Project, etc. …more…

April 30th, 2016

Postscript: After a month, I posted a modified version of this same report to SuperTopo (link). To my relief, the comments have been positive.
  
Ever since I came back to outdoor climbing in October last year,  I’ve been dreaming about returning to Astroman, one of the crown jewels of Yosemite free …more…

October 9th, 2005

Updated in 2017: For more elaborate beta, check out my new post (12 years later): What I know about Astroman… unsolicited beta
Actually Astroman is perfect the way it is — it doesn't need improvement. But we do, and we did improve. Erik and I got back on the climb again this Saturday. …more…

October 2nd, 2005

Updated in 2017: For more elaborate beta, check out my new post (12 years later): What I know about Astroman… unsolicited beta
How many hard 5.11s can one handle in a weekend?
Let me make it clear: That was Erik's idea; I had nothing to do with it. …more…