It’s the heat of summer. Skiing is likely the last thing on your mind right now if you’re sanely committed to the sport. If you’re committed but not sane, you haven’t stopped dreaming about it, or you’ve moved to Washington. Indeed, if you’re around the east coast this summer, you should be thinking of finding a cool mountain stream in which to take a dip (we’ve actually got more than a few suggestions on this topic), a shaded high mountain crag to set up shop on (cue SPA Trip #10 coming soon!), or a boulder field with some natural air conditioning (thanks–in a sense–to General Electric) to spread out your crash tarp! We choose the later recently. The entrance treats one to a chilly breeze and a wall of rubble, and it’s easy to get intimidated right off the bat here…
But ultimately it’s a fun scramble up to the “Field of Problems.”
“Sorry Kristin: we totally forgot to bring the crash pad,” I apologized to KC. “Can you make sure this is a V0 before we give it a try?”
“No problem boys. Climb on,” she replied. Christian timidly proceeded.
Christian found an R7 (recumbent 7), and claimed what was surely a FR (first recline).
We scouted out some fun moves up the Humpty Dumpty boulder’s chimney route.
I tried out my leg hook on Humpty Dumpty’s south route. V0/1 but FUN. Thank god for the natural air conditioning (…and thanks–in a sense–to General Electric).
Thanks for enjoying the SPA series on FIS! See you again soon!
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