Simon Longacre reaches for the last sequence of Thunder Monster (5.12d). The route is one of the longest at The Skillet at 140 feet.
Marcus Garcia makes his way up Green Span (5.12b) at The Skillet, above the Frying Pan River.
Brandi Hurn reaches into her chalk bag before beginging to climb.
Brandi Hurn pulls through the moves on Delftware (5.11b) on The Mental Block.
Ben Rueck works through a sequence on The Witch. A 5.14a project on the The Mental Block high above the Ruedi Resovoir.
Pro photographer Andy Mann slaps on his try-hard face while working on the boulder problem in the center of the group campsite.
Simon Longacre balances on technical section of the Chubby Pickle Arete (5.11b).
Sierra Nevada Torppedo was a staple of Rock & Ice Photo Camp. A few lucky cans even made the hike to the crag.
Aicacia Young throws for a hold on the classic Skillet route, Laeser Beams (5.13a).
Ben Rueck carefully wanders up The Technician (5.12b). The route is a perfect introduction to climbing at The Skillet, home of small holds, delicate footwork, and difficult climbing. The Skillet is a classic example of alpine sport climbing. If the climbing isn't difficult enough, the altitude, brutal approach and scorching heat will make it so.
Ben Rueck looks up at Laeser Beams (5.13a) and contemplates a send. Laeser Beams is a classic test peice at The Skillet that has twarted countless send attempts.
Ben Rueck peaks around the arete on Laeser Beams (5.13a). This technical sequence is one of many cruxes on the testpiece route.
Rock and Ice Photo Camp gives climbers and photographers ample opportunity to work and socialize. Here, Marcus Garcia reaches for the top of the Split Boulder, while many photographers explore different angles, climbers offer a spot and others enjoy the show.
Alyse Dietel pulls on the small holds of the Pooper Scooper boulder. This boulder offers a few different problems, but all can be characterized by technical, crimpy and slabby climbing.
Pro photographer Andy Mann brushes down a v5 project on the Pooper Scooper Boulder.
Nikken Daniels climbs up the super highball known as the split boulder.