9-1-09 Discover Rock Climbing Course

Tom and his daughter decided to try some rock climbing while on vacation in the White Mountains. They tried ice climbing last year with us at our New Paltz, NY location and were eager for more. Mom came along to watch our progress but preferred the flat ground!
Whitehorse Ledge in North Conway is about 900 feet tall...
Whitehorse Ledge in North Conway is about 900 feet tall...
Mom keeps an eye on us while we gear up...
Mom keeps an eye on us while we gear up...
Dad and Daughter at the 1st pitch belay...
Dad and Daughter at the 1st pitch belay...
Laura finding purchase on the slabs...
Laura finding purchase on the slabs...
Rigged to rappel back down...
Rigged to rappel back down...
Laura walking up "Relic Hunter", 5.7 at the Echo Roof area...
Laura walking up "Relic Hunter", 5.7 at the Echo Roof area...
Lay-backing up Beelzebub corner... a bit harder now that a block is missing......
Lay-backing up Beelzebub corner... a bit harder now that a block is missing......
Tom demonstrates a no-hands rest...
Tom demonstrates a no-hands rest...
A new sport combining rock climbing with tree climbing!
A new sport combining rock climbing with tree climbing!

Fun time climbing with you guys, and perfect weather to boot! Thanks for coming up from Jersey for some climbing. Perhaps we’ll see you this winter for some ice climbing on Laura’s birthday!

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