Last night I got home from work totally exhausted. I laid down for a one hour nap before I would go to the rock climbing gym. After about 15 minutes I awoke to a phone call from Pete. He was at Cathole and they had a rope set up.
And thus it was that I zipped over to Cathole and worked on two toprope problems: Saturday Night Special and Millions of Dead Dogs. (5.9- and 5.10- respectively). It was nice to get on the rock. Halfway up S.N.S. I stopped and looked away from the rock. Cathole has a unique aspect to it in that it’s very exposed. When you turn around and look back the Earth drops away quickly.
It’s nice being on the side of a cliff. Kind of lets you forget about everything else that’s going on.
I’m glad it’s climbing season again.