Small weather and time windows opened up and I joined Tim for his kick off not having a job any more. I headed out of charlotte in the new truck and made as far as London, Ky, where I slept mediocrely in a Walmart parking lot.
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Spent 1 week traveling around the Portland and Greater Area. From the high deserts to the wet coast lines. Breweries, trees, salmon and rocks.
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Dog Dayz 2018 – Moore’s Wall Bouldering
Hot and humid southern climbing, one would not normally think of heading up to Hanging Rock State Park for some crimping on some boulders. Jared putted together a awesome events, which gathered groups of climbers around the NC area to hang out, loose some skin, and fail around in the woods.
The drive up in the morning was nice and ominous, clouds were sitting low and moist was hanging like wet sponge.
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San Diego, California
Late flight out of Charlotte on a Thursday night, allowed me to get the whole way across the country to meet Alexis in San Diego. Landing in the small but blusting airport was really cool, 1 runway serves the entire city while being right on the edge of the bay.
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Vacation and elopement escape to Iceland
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We shelled out the $40 and decided to cross off visiting the tourist section Grandfather Mountain. As we pulled in, we sadly noticed that we were missing the Scottish Clan Meeting next door. We drove up the winding road passing the Forrest Gump turn and parked in the hiking parking lot.
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On Memorial Day Weekend we headed up to the New River Gorge to celebrate the marriage of Jeff and Katie. We also got a little bit of climbing in as well. The big surprise was the neat experience of walking underneath on the scaffolding of the bridge.
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A hot and boring weekend in Charlotte sent us up in to the mountains to try and beat the heat and entertain ourselves.
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Armed with the timeshare sprinter, we took off to Ashville to re-familiarize ourself with the town. It had been about 4 years since we did a trip there. I kind of forgot what the city was actually like and why people like to go there.
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