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This site is a lot of things.  It’s therapy.  It’s a passion for bouldering and rock climbing.  It’s a beginner’s path to enlightenment (or the light at the end of the tunnel…wait…is that a train?!?!).  Mainly, it is a collection of humor, good days, bad days, probably some uglies, and my life in general as a sport climber and boulderer, with my ultimate goal being to become a true alpinist.  And yes, boulderer is a word.  So please enjoy!!!

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The 2021 Trek Marlin 6; my new mountain bike!

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/bikes/mountain-bikes/cross-country-mountain-bikes/marlin/marlin-6/p/28787/ I picked up my new Radioactive Red Trek Marlin 6 small-frame bike yesterday. I have yet to ride it, and need to adjust the seat, but short of that, I’m in business! I’m selling the Co-op ADV that I had gotten a couple of years ago. It’s just not working for me. Nothing wrong … Continue reading The 2021 Trek Marlin 6; my new mountain bike!

Blisters! Yippeee!

I’ve climbed enough this week to have a few blisters where my calluses should be and where they were when I was climbing regularly. Yippeee! Calluses are a good sign. Truly. They are an indication to me that I am working hard enough, but not overdoing it (because they aren’t burst and weeping all over). … Continue reading Blisters! Yippeee!

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