The Prow, Washingtons Column

Washington's Column is a prominent tower in Yosemite Valley. Dave Bevilacqua attempted to climb a route called The Prow on this trip.

The first pitch of The Prow

Dave leads the second pitch.

Looking up at the third pitch as the night approaches.

Loking down at Dave's belay.

Portable ledges that hang from bolts and pitons for sleeping on the face.


Continuing higher.



The haul bag, with everything we are surviving on.


A relaxing belay.

Clouds Rest in the distance.

Rappelling down.