Friday, July 19, 2013

Last Saturday...

The day starts on a back road to a crag that's been closed for a decade. You have stars in your eyes as you imagine a crag without any other people or dogs around. Then you start walking.
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you can see bolts in the distance, but green areas surround it, so you let the guys bushwhack and muster it over for a while.
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you push a button and the well starts pumping. you start to think that this crag is still closed, and for good reason.
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Then one finds a road that leads right to a bolt line. There are more bolts to the right, but no apparent trail to get to them. An idea is pitched to climb up 2 of these bolts, then traverse over.
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but then you bushwhack a path and find some great rock
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Then the rain comes, and it really comes. and you drive like a rally car out of the valley. then you realize one of them didn't grab your phone.
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so the rain stops, and you have a beer, go back through the rough terrain, hike in, find it, smile.
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then you find another few bolts and climb some more.
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then swim/bathe and crown royal round out the day
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Oil Crack Crag, PMRP, Red River Gorge, KY

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