I’m supposed to write a sort of review of the summer but I’ll be honest I have no clue where to even start with it. uh 10/10 would do it again My favourite part was climbing at Smith and City of Rocks. Going from really never have climbed outside to only outdoor sport climbing wasContinue reading “Hannah’s Final Thoughts”
We’ve been back in town for a few weeks. We have been catching up with friends and family. Everything is put away and the van is returned to it’s normal daily setup. Hannah begrudgingly went back to school. I’ve started back to coaching the FRC team and started back to work. We are also gotContinue reading “Jack’s Final Thoughts”
JACK 4,427 miles of driving this trip1,383 miles of Bicycling13 days of Rock Climbing Today was a LONG day of driving. We did goof off a bit in Salt Lake this morning. We drove around the University of Utah some so Hannah could see where her brother is going to go to school. After thatContinue reading “August 6 – Salt Lake to Denver”
JACK Today is our last day of climbing, for that matter it is our last day of playing for the summer trip. We decided last night that today is our last day of adventure. We are headed for home now! We headed for Castle Rock State Park this morning to see what the climbing isContinue reading “August 5 – Climbing at Castle Rock”
Theater of Shadows – 5.4 – 4 pitches DaBoyz – 5.7 Wind Dance – 5.7 HANNAH We started the morning with some granola and plans to conquer Theater of Shadows, a multi-pitch route. After 1 false start, I thought I tossed my hiking shoes in the van…I didn’t, we were headed up the trail. WeContinue reading “August 4 – City of Rocks – Multi Pitch Day”
HANNAH Yay climbing! Dad made tea this morning which was really nice. Our first climbs were at Bread Loaf rock, a solid 2 minute drive and walk away from camp. It’s very different from the approaches at Smith. We did 2 routes and decided we should go secure our camp for the next few days.Continue reading “August 3 – Climbing!”
JACK We got breakfast at the hotel and they had pancakes! 🙂 They had a cool auto-magical pancake machine. You waved your hand in front of a motion sensor. It would beep at you when it recognized the motion and then batter would pour out on a conveyor belt thing that cooked the pancake andContinue reading “August 2 – City of Rocks!”
HANNAH Today was a travel day for us. We’re headed for City of Rocks in Idaho. Today we stopped in Boise and we’re going to go the rest of the way tomorrow. We packed up the car and Dad made hot tea because it was pretty chilly out this morning. Dad took first shift drivingContinue reading “August 1 – Travel Day”
JACK We had rain showers all through the night. It seemed that every time I got close to consciousness I heard rain on the tent fly. When the alarm went off I still heard rain falling on the fly. So I turned off the alarm and rolled over for a bit. The curse of beingContinue reading “July 31 – Smith Rock”
Round River 5.4 / 3 pitches Brogan Spire 5.6 / 4 pitches HANNAH Today was super fun! We got up and headed to the park, which was conveniently a 30 second drive. We met our guide Miles and chatted for a bit before heading down the trail. We went to the Marsupial Crags. It wasContinue reading “July 30 – Multi-pitch climbing!”
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