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Archive for October 7th, 2012

South end of Lunch Ledge on Table Rock looking toward the Chimneys

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  I like climbing because

  -I’m out in God’s beautiful creation

  -It challenges my body

  -It takes tremendous concentration that clears the mind of stress

  -I share this beauty and challenge with others that can bring about conversation on significant things

It has been awhile since I’ve been 200 feet up. The view is tremendous. Check out the the next picture of a climber on the a cliff behind me. See the vegetation on the rock just left of my right hand in the picture? This will give you an indication of scale:

On a Sea of Rock

The climbs we did were    
      -the first pitch of Cave Route   
     -first two pitches of Jim Dandy   
     -Slipping in the Darkness (5.9)   
     -What’s Up Doc (5.10d) 
 
I only fell once on the 10d first time I’ve ever climbed it. It had small crimpers and balanceyface climbing, perhaps what I’m best at. There were two teenagers along with me- one experienced and one who was out the second time:

 

 

 

 

Senior Project Student belayed by an Experienced Young Climber

           I give praise to God for the beauty of the day, the safety oftrip, the health of our bodies and minds to be able to climb,and the abundance that allows me to participate.

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