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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2021, 10:26:47 AM »
Nice Photo!

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2021, 11:44:49 AM »
What formation is he on? Looks like the west side to me. I think he had the original slide labeled...I'll have to find it.

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2021, 05:05:39 PM »
What formation is he on? Looks like the west side to me. I think he had the original slide labeled...I'll have to find it.

Looking down to west side parking from the vicinity of Resurrection?

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #23 on: February 13, 2021, 05:17:22 PM »
I was thinking the top of Goat Rock.


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #24 on: February 13, 2021, 05:22:54 PM »

 Hi Jody, sorry to hear that your Dad passed. I'll let my Dad and Mom know. They moved to Texas in 2018. Dad is turning 80 this March. I'll email you. It would be nice to catch up.

Jon
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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #25 on: February 13, 2021, 05:54:55 PM »
I was thinking the top of Goat Rock.

That sounds vaguely familiar. My dad did say at one point.

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #26 on: February 13, 2021, 05:55:13 PM »
Hi Jody, sorry to hear that your Dad passed. I'll let my Dad and Mom know. They moved to Texas in 2018. Dad is turning 80 this March. I'll email you. It would be nice to catch up.

Jon

Looking forward to it!

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #27 on: February 13, 2021, 09:19:47 PM »
What formation is he on? Looks like the west side to me. I think he had the original slide labeled...I'll have to find it.

I downloaded the pic and zoomed in. I can see Teapot Dome to the right and down from his shadow.
It has to be the High Peaks but not so high that you can't see Teapot.
The only formation I can think of that has a ridge-like arete like the one he is standing on is The Sponge but that doesn't seem right.


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #28 on: February 14, 2021, 08:18:33 AM »
^^^

It's Chaos Crag

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #29 on: February 14, 2021, 08:43:31 AM »
Thank you JC.

Here are a couple of pages of Pinnacles photos from BITD. Check them out and let me know if I have mislabeled any of them and maybe help me ID any that aren't labeled.

https://www.jodylangfordphotography.com/pinnacles-nm-60-s-and-70-s

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #30 on: February 14, 2021, 08:59:10 AM »
Thank you JC.
Here are a couple of pages of Pinnacles photos from BITD. Check them out and let me know if I have mislabeled any of them and maybe help me ID any that aren't labeled.
https://www.jodylangfordphotography.com/pinnacles-nm-60-s-and-70-s

Glad to help.
I looked at our shots from Chaos Crag and they make the most sense.
I don't see anything unlabeled or labeled wrong.
Not sure about the one picture (14/18) labeled 1973-Bog Griego on 1st Pitch SE approach of "Regular Ri..."

Those are some super cool shots.

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #31 on: February 14, 2021, 09:14:34 AM »

Kat at anchor and view of a few of the multiple summit ridges on Chaos Crag





View of Teapots and west side parking from Chaos Crag summit ridge


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #32 on: February 14, 2021, 10:04:07 AM »
Glad to help.
I looked at our shots from Chaos Crag and they make the most sense.
I don't see anything unlabeled or labeled wrong.
Not sure about the one picture (14/18) labeled 1973-Bog Griego on 1st Pitch SE approach of "Regular Ri..."

Those are some super cool shots.

I am fixing the site so the descriptions aren't cut off at the end.

Here is the full description of the above mentioned shot: "1973-Bob Griego on 1st pitch, SE approach of "Regular Ridge" route, Machete Ridge"

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #33 on: February 14, 2021, 10:23:11 AM »
This page has some interesting reading about my dad's solo rescue of the climber stranded on Machete Ridge. The rescue was in the wee hours of the morning.

https://www.jodylangfordphotography.com/james-langford-valor-award


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #34 on: February 14, 2021, 02:43:18 PM »
^^^
Really neat Jody - thanks for sharing.


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #35 on: February 14, 2021, 08:21:51 PM »
Yes JC, he was a pretty neat guy. Did you read the document where he turned down his consideration for the Carnegie Foundation Valor Award? Those he requests go through the superintendent and he happened to be acting sup at the time and turned it down.

Truly humble.

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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #36 on: February 14, 2021, 08:47:46 PM »
^^^
Yes - I read and looked at everything.
I was having trouble seeing parts of it so I downloaded each picture and then looked at them where I could zoom in.
Quite a story and he definitely went way above and beyond the call of duty.


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Re: Tribute to James Langford by John Gill, Climbing Magazine
« Reply #37 on: February 15, 2021, 08:03:57 AM »
Yeah, kind of hard to read some of them. Size constraints on my server. Thanks for the good words. I'm a little proud of him. :)