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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Easter 2018 had some interesting weather. The start of the weekend was quiet nice as we check out Disobedient Spirits for the party to come in July.
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1st solo rock trip in a while was to meet up with Joe V. out in Vegas for a desert crush-fest. Well what end up at the end of the trip was definitely some crushings. Joe had a business trip out there for the prior week and we were going to roll this in a red rocks trip. I flew in on a Friday morning and was immdediately fed some in/out burger.
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My parents came down from PA to try to get away from the winter weather that would not release its grip. We were able to combine their visit with a trip to Asheville and the Biltmore.
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For the bouldering competition at Lake Lure, I was able to take out the new Graham Sprinter and take it for a camping test drive. KC was able to tag along for the weekend and we met up with Tim, who was working the safety crew. The competition was moved from Saturday to Sunday do to rain.
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For new years we decided to go to Chattanooga again, as a bunch of other Charlotte people were going there too. I had a brief layover in Charlotte, before heading out on I40 to reach Chattanooga.
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