Okay, so I don’t write in this blog very often. While in Nepal I stick to CCNEPal blog, and since the return to USA I have been writing in the blog to accompany my novel, The Sacrament of the Goddess. If you haven’t been to the FaceBook page for The Sacrament of the Goddess, or the blog – check out this one part.
Date Night for Julie and Lucas
CLICK HERE to skip directly to the video playlist of each climb!
They live a mile from a very peculiar sort of gym – the Earth Trek Climbing Center. For months now they go climbing a few times a week, as a form of exercise.
I had read an editorial about this in the New York Times, back along. In Rockville, people come from all over DC and these folks are in excellent state of conditioning.
I brought the video camera and recorded each pitch. For the first one I was quiet, then I realized we needed some commentary.
PLAYLIST OF VIDEOS!
Here is the link to the playlist of videos. CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOS PLAYLIST
The most famous Rock Climbs in American History?
We had the chance to discuss this later over a light dinner featuring Comida Miniero.
Was it Pointe Du Hoc?
was it Mount Suribachi? (the end result of which was planting the flag on Iwo Jima) close… maybe.
Nope. None of the above.
Not even the first American ascent of Everest (sorry, Jim Whitaker!)
I concluded it was this one, that took place about 1989, in Down East Maine:
The most important climb is the one you make yourself, by taking that courageous first step.
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