James Lucas

I climb. I write. I travel.
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It's dark and cold in Yosemite so I've been staring at pictures of sunny places. A year ago, I hung out with @madeleine_cope @hazel_findlay and a crew of Brits. I told them the ENTIRE story of the Princess Bride over the course of a 2 hour campfire. Fun times. Maddy enjoying the sun here on a route at the Reservoir Wall
france_climbs : #honnalding with a smile :)
diego_s_favaro : @lanel199
bravedave11 : The entire story!!!???Over two hours!?!? Hahahaha
tictacjoe : To Blaaaave
rpuro : Nice one!
lanel199 : ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Wooooow @diego_s_favaro
diego_s_favaro : @tanaklein
noah_ghola : Did you tell them the parts with the grandfather and the sick kid, or were they the sick kids and you the grandpa?
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Last night, I dreamt of free climbing El Capitan. @jeffjohnson_beyondandback photo
kirstjaclo : Last night i got so deep in your blog i feel like ive met you ๐Ÿ™ˆ
omega686 : Awesome picture and a sweet dream
smashits : You got it.
brrrancamente : And how it was?
mikeylikesrocks : You sure it wasn't a nightmare?
james_lucas : @mikeylikesrocks in my dream, I was starting up the corners, having sent the Bp. I felt strong still. It was a good dream am
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One of the best finger cracks in Yosemite, Cosmic Debris shoots a fierce line behind the Chapel. I've tried it for years. This fall, I'll stay ti I do it. I may not have talent but I have tenacity. Ashley Helms photo @lasportivana @fixehardware @patagonia @touchstoneclimbing
lynbarraza : Yeah, James!!
johnnymidsseed : Keep workin dude! You're an inspiration to us talentless monkeys
jamiefinlayson : Keep at it! You'll get it!
aud_bod : ๐Ÿ‘
mikeylikesrocks : Summit or death! Either way you win!
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This past spring, @seanleary died in Zion National Park. I wrote about the search and recovery. Rock and Ice first published the story. I added it to my blog. Though sad, the writing is some of my best. Check the link in my profile to read the story or look at www.thewalkingmonkey.com
thervproject : Agreed. Great writing, James.
woodzzy14k : Great job on the article!
taranortlieb : Thanks for writing and sharing man i can't imagine it was easy.
arareko : missing him
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Maddy takes down Meat at the Bridalveil boulders. It's been fun bouldering in the Valley lately. I keep getting sucked into staying longer. Maybe it's the rock. Maybe it's the friends. It's probably both. @madeleine_cope @touchstoneclimbing @fixehardware @lasportivana
posesmotter : #sopoetic tho
lynbarraza : Is Maddy still there??
james_lucas : @lynbarraza she's on El Cap
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This evening, the leaves blew off the tree in the back of the meadow. Winter is coming.
gabyhawaii : @james_lucas Do you and your fellow Yosemites climb during the winter months?
danbookless : @1_98_5 I'm listening
james_lucas : @gabyhawaii yes. The days are short and cold. Most climbers switch to the boulders but El Cap remains good unless there's heavy snowfall
ryancappakelly : #phenology = study of the timing of yearly events in plants and animal...nice science james
bozbrad : @jakehilbrown one day
aud_bod : ๐Ÿ‘Œ
randyleavitt : @james_lucas those leaves look like canopies on my iPhone.
james_lucas : @randyleavitt one of them may be
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Yosemite Dads @randypuro @ingar @r_a_z_a @tommycaldwell
jasminenoellaburton : @eklaszus
mincus : @sincerely__mary
michelerenelombardo : This is awesome!
ichasebunnies : @cdaniel4
r_a_z_a : @james_lucas - you got the itch?
james_lucas : @r_a_z_a got to find a partner to practice with first
sincerely__mary : @mincus cools dads!๐Ÿ˜Š
dirtbagdad : Got yer kids outside sez the Dirtbag Dad! Good on ya dads!
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@carlotraversi sticks the Force, one of Jerry Moffat's classic Camp 4 test pieces. Moffat took the name from an opening line in Michael Jackson's song Don't Stop Til You Get Enough. MJ sings, "you know the force, it's got a lot of power." @touchstoneclimbing @fixehardware #yosemitebouldering
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climbingnarc : #themoreyouknow
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lordcaffeine : Cool picture. Bad ass Boulder problem. Do you know how one used to be able to tell when it was bed time at Michael Jackson's NeverNeverLand ranch? When the big hand was on the little hand.
amashouri : Good werk dudes!
dcollette11 : Left you a box of goodies in last bear box over bridge at el cap meadow. Enjoy.
memop : @tvsnyder get ready
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@lynbarraza works the moves on the difficult Avocado problem. Tech-nine slab crimping. @touchstoneclimbing @lasportivana @fixehardware @patagonia #yosemitebouldering
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melyhutch : That is an amazing shot!
aud_bod : @james_lucas I am no Lyn Barazza!
lynbarraza : @aud_bod Sadly, crimping as hard as ever still isn't hard enough!
lynbarraza : @bethrodden great job on the FA - still trying to approach your slab and crimping mastery!
rtag : So sick!!! @bethrodden
bethrodden : @lynbarraza @james_lucas @rtag ah...what used to be...
lynbarraza : @roobonics in my trad bag :) I don't think they'll help me on this one.
lynbarraza : @james_lucas thanks for the pix!
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Kuna is one of my best Yosemite friends. Thanks for tearing around the Valley with me.
joycedeezy : ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
freschl : Oh kuna, you are one sexy Yosemite beast!
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