Welcome to a website about rock climber Tom Higgins (Thomas John Higgins). Tom is known for first ascents in California beginning in the 1960s, especially on the cliffs of Yosemite, Tahquitz Rock, Sierra domes and Pinnacles National Monument.
This site contains articles written by Tom and pictures appearing in publications of the Sierra Club, American Alpine Club, Climbing, Mountain, Summit and other sources. Here are histories of specific climbs, reflections on trends and styles, tributes to climbers past, fiction, letters to editors, selected postings to rock climbing sites and dialog (as time permits) with e-mailers to the site.
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