Cashiers, North Carolina has been a mystery, ever since moving to North Carolina. It was said to be the home of scary climbing and absurdly rich housing. Both which proved to be true. Alexis and I set off on a Saturday through South Carolina to check out this western Carolina area.
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One of North Carolina famous granite domes is called Stone Mountain. Before the onslaught of springs pollen and greenery, we went for a hiking loop around the mountain saving the scary slab climbs for another day.’
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1Linville Gorge from Table Rock
Weekend trip up to Linville Gorge started off pretty odd. It was all because I happened to pick not the best place to camp for the night.
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Massive Fire Place at Grove Park
I arrived in North Carolina FINALLY at 3am on Thursday (Cali time) after being in California for work discussing rabbit farms. Alexis took me to River Jam at the Whitewater Center on Thursday so I could make friends with the climbers and flash some routes and wow others.
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New River Bridge
The last Saturday on the East coast, I took a trip down to Wild and Wonderful West Virgina to explore around Summersville and the New River. Alexis has done this several times already and had the entire itinerary lined out (WITH NO DEVIATIONS!).
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In early June, I ran away for a weekend to the North Carolina/Tennessee area. I met up with a couple of friends, Jason, Caitlin and Alexis. It was little reunion trip to the town of Gaitlinburg (I pronounce it Gat-lynns-burgh).
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