When I try to explain rock climbing to non climbers I always get the same questions and comments@SEMICOLON@ “You’re insane, that what Tom Cruise did, you must have a death wish” etc.<br>
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Nothing could be farther from the truth of course.<br>
I could drone on for hours about what I personally get from rock climbing but this image sums it up much better@SEMICOLON@ about 250 feet above the car and with the cell phone turned off, I’m sitting out in the warm sunshine of a late November afternoon enjoying a snack without a care in the world.<br>
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This is why I rock climb. It’s not about cheating death or any other macho bullshit, it’s about getting out of the house and enjoying some fresh air, and that’s it.<br>
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Your experience may differ.<br>
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Welcome to your public lands, now go outside!<br>
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cammyjams
Nov 17, 2009
When I try to explain rock climbing to non climbers I always get the same questions and comments; “You’re insane, that what Tom Cruise did, you must have a death wish” etc.

Nothing could be farther from the truth of course.
I could drone on for hours about what I personally get from rock climbing but this image sums it up much better; about 250 feet above the car and with the cell phone turned off, I’m sitting out in the warm sunshine of a late November afternoon enjoying a snack without a care in the world.

This is why I rock climb. It’s not about cheating death or any other macho bullshit, it’s about getting out of the house and enjoying some fresh air, and that’s it.

Your experience may differ.

Welcome to your public lands, now go outside!

10 frame HDR from the Powershot running chdk
Tochele
Highlands Ranch, CO
Tochele   Highlands Ranch, CO
Great picture telling a wonderfully recognizable story. The HDR work is nice as well. Nov 5, 2015
Benjamin Chapman
Small Town, USA
Benjamin Chapman   Small Town, USA
Great photo and beautiful explanation of why you climb, Cammyjams. Dec 29, 2016
Jay Eggleston
Denver
Jay Eggleston   Denver
Agree! Dec 30, 2016

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