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Rock Climbing Photo: When the weather goes from bad to worse in 5 minut...
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By Nick Stayner
From: Billings, MT
Apr 1, 2008
Cool picture. Way to get after it!
By Chad Sontag
From: Vacaville, CA
Apr 1, 2008
Wow man, glad yall made it down without any major mishaps.
By UncleBen
From: Steele, AL
Apr 4, 2008
Sometimes....you just gotta rappel.
By Chris Sheridan
From: Boulder, CO
May 2, 2010
Man this brings back memories. In North Carolina, a 30% chance of rain means one of two things:

1) it will rain 30% of the day, or
2) at any given moment, it will be raining on 30% of the local land area.

I learned how to rappel and coil ropes very quickly thanks to those storms.
By Adam Paashaus
From: Greensboro, North Carolina
May 21, 2010
Ive been on a multi pitch rap at stone mountain in NC with the same conditions... lightning and waterfalls everywhere and an inch and a half or two inches of water rushing over your feet. Scary but exhilarating. when we got down, where the wall met the ground was a massive cascading waterfall. When we got to the the field right below the sun shines through the clouds and deer walked out into the meadow. Good Times!
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When the weather goes from bad to worse in 5 minutes. That is dime sized hail by the way. If it says 30% chance of rain don't go :)

Submitted By: Rhett Burroughs on Mar 30, 2008
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