Date: 24 June 2000 We tried to get out to Little Si for a good day of climbing, but it started raining on us. So, we retreated for a little shopping and climbing at the Redmond REI.
- 105 0534 IMG
Tying in Location: Little Si To start climbing, you really need to know just one knot: the figure 8. Now if I could just remember how to tie it...
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The Big Easy Location: Little Si This is a nice little 5.9 that could have been nicer if it hadn't been raining on us. It was quite long; after lowering we had only ~4m of our 60m rope left. Whew, as it were.
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Nice scenery Location: Little Si I just can't capture the lush, greenlike nirvana you enter when hiking in the cascades with a camera. Trust me, it's super-noot.
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Desperate for a pump Location: REI Redmond Expelled from Little Si by rain, we stop by our second home and hop on the plastic while we're there.
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"The Twelve" Location: REI Redmond That's what they call this climb, even though they rate it .11b/c
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How they gawk Location: REI Redmond Bryan distracts a couple of weekend adventurers with his god-like cranking ability.
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Drew gets ready for some crack Location: REI Redmond Feed the addiction.
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Stick it where? Location: REI Redmond There's nothing like the feeling of wedging your hands into cracks... and then pulling up.