Find sharp things to bash stuff with because it is time for some ice climbing. Big ups to Cole Lawrence for enabling me to participate in this activity for the first time ever.
Victory around 2pm. Al tried to get me to go back out with him and get another one but I was too cozy and tired in the cab of the truck for movement.
Ballot initiative I-166 establishes a state policy that corportations are not entitled to constitutional rights because they are not human beings
Yesterday Conor, Tess, Steve and I went out to Kootenai Canyon. I was proud of myself for getting to the top of Venus deMilo, at 5.11d my hardest route attempted on lead ever.
Also, on Saturday I did my first rope solo in Lolo with Conor. Rope-soloing means you are using a rope to protect your falls but no one is belaying you. I think I might be a fan.
“No one wants to hear what you dreamt about, unless you dreamt about them. Don’t let that stop you, tell them anyway.”
One of the greatest guitarists who has ever lived, and he did it all with 2 fingers.
The quality of the rock was excellent. We traded leads and moved quickly as retreating if the weather got bad would be rather difficult.
We set our alarms for 4:30am but I was awake before then. We made breakfast in the dark and set out to find the base of the route. About halfway there it was light enough to not need headlamps anymore. Our plan was to do the Beyer East Face I, and we were at the base of the climb before 7am.