61 Photos - Oct 24, 2013
Photo: My daughter Amy and I arrived at Devils Tower on the afternoon of Saturday May 11.  We trained on Sunday, and climbed to the top on Monday.Photo: Along the road up to Devils Tower on Saturday afternoonPhoto: Photo: Photo: You can see climbers if you select "slide show" (full screen).Photo: Campsite on the lawn at Devils Tower Lodge Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nightsPhoto: We trained all day on Sunday, May 12.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: My friends Aaron and Lindsey planned to climb with us, but Aaron got sick on Monday.Photo: Sunday evening dinner at the Devils Tower Lodge.Photo: The evening before the climb - Lindsey, Aaron, me, AmyPhoto: Our climb on Monday took us up through the shaded area.  I took this photo on Saturday.  You can see a climber about half-way up.Photo: Our route was the white line on the left.Photo: This was our first pitch - you'll have to zoom in to see us.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Amy and Frank have finished the first pitch. I am about half-way up. Lindsey and Aaron are at the bottom.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: This is the view on Monday as started the climb on Monday.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: That's me in the white shirt.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Amy is almost there!Photo: On top of the world!Photo: The photographer took a photo of me just as I was taking the next photo.Photo: Amy with our guide, the legendary Frank Sanders.Photo: Here is a photo of Frank as he was taking the next photo.Photo: Photo: Photo: Climbing shoes - Purple was the only color they had in my size.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: One of the best days ever.Photo: It took 5-6 hours to climb the tower - 7 pitches,Photo: Photo: What a great place!Photo: The rapel down only took 45 minutes.Photo: