Lovely little trip to the Leap as a freeloading follower. The guys were practicing trad leads on mellow routes at Hogsback, so I got to take my time remembering what to do with real rock without the usual complication of being in over my head. Refreshing!
“I miss when I was a kid and I used to just sleep outside. [long pause] Although … I guess we just did that.”—Casey, nostalgic dirtbag
“Oh my God, how do you even do things?”—Marc, trying to teach me a bowline. I ask myself this question all the time … and consequently get very excited about things like correctly coiled rope. -_-
They laughed at him for climbing with an entire loaf of bread, but then …