Grayson Highland Ponies
I haven’t spent much time in Virginia’s Mountains, but with a birthday party to attend in Roanoke we scrambled to put together some adventures. Friday we drove up to Natural Bridge, VA and stayed at the historic Natural Bridge Cottages and aimed to end the weekend at the Grayson Highlands.
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During the last couple of months, I went down to Shelf several times. Different things occurred during the trips by I decided to make 1 compilation post of Shelf pictures from the events. Continue reading “Shelf Road’s Last Hoorah”
On “Deeper Shade of Soul” at The Gym – 5.13b
The last Sunday in March, a trip was organized to head down to Shelf Rd and get on some harder stuff. Pascal and Mirthe had finally moved to the USA a couple weeks ago and they had some climbing projects in mind. I invited Tom from work, which also joined in the Sunday fun. We all started the day with a nice stop at the friendly “Canyon City Coffee Café” and the continued on to “The Bank” parking lot.
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In Middle of January some more climbing was done. The first obstacle to overcome was me being trapped at work on a Saturday for a IT cutover. Things didn’t proceed well and Saturday became a complete washout. That night, Ben and Amanda showed up and we got ready for a trip down to Shelf road on Sunday morning.
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Gates into the canyon
The first weekend of June ended up being a whirlwind tour of climbing across the front range of Colorado. I started in the cold morning winds of Eldorado Canyon and finished in the baking-smoke filled sun of Shelf Road.
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Faces of Limestone
With the first nice warm day in a while, I headed down to Shelf Road for some sport climbing on the hard-as-a-bullet limestone cliffs. Pascal was visiting from the Netherlands and wanted to experience some of Colorado’s famous sport climbs. Dave and Katie also came along to get some sport climbing action and training in. Continue reading “Shelf Road – Bank Cliff”
Shelf Road and Surrounding Area
For the long Labor Day weekend, everyone decided to do their
own activities Friday and eventually meet up Saturday for some camping and climbing activities. In the morning, I aimed to go fishing at Skagway with some random gold mine stops. I stopped alongside the road outside of Victor and found some abandoned mines, I decided to get artsy with it and the following pictures ensued. Continue reading “Shelf Road Adventures”