I have written a few posts and tried to get them up, but with a bit of less-than-speedy-internet it’s been challenging. Allow me to get ‘em going now as a little retro-blogging. Thanks guys.
The Arrival and Back Story
This is pretty cool because right now I am sitting at the cliff with my computer running a timelaps, writing this blog, and enjoying a ridiculous view at the cliff. For the past 3 weeks (kind of crazy to realize) I have been in Australia. The entirety of this trip will be two months and probably most of the time will be spent in the Blueys (Blue Mountains) and the Gramps (Grampians). These two areas are some of the most famous and well-known spots for someone with my similar interest which are sport climbing and bouldering. It is a total shame however that the North Grampians climbing is closed due to heinous fires. My main goal when booking this trip was to try the Wheel Of Life, which looks like a dream problem/route as I absolutely love sandstone roof climbing. Then there is the infamous Taipan Wall… home of some of the boldest and most beautiful sport routes according to many climbers. Well, that’s closed too… ugh. It’s unfortunate, but that’s how the cookie crumbles and plan B isn’t bad at all. It’s funny because my boy Dave Graham kept claiming that I am psyched the Taipan wall is closed because its” terrifying”. He claimed, “Its so terrifying, but it calls to you and you still want to climb it.” Well, hells-bells… I’m going to have to return I guess…
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