So for this past year I would pepper Carlton with texts and emails. Are you ok? And he would reassure me that everything was looking up but he still wasn't cleared to climb.
I was so stoked when, after reading one of my recent Smash & Grab newsletters, Carlton asked me if we could go out for an easy day.
We've been to Exit 38 and most recently, spent Saturday at Index, where Pro Guiding Service picked up a permit last fall. I showed Carlton what might be the best multi-pitch 5.6 on the west side, the Great Northern Slab.
Welcome back, C. You've been missed:
|If only pitch 2 of the Great Northern Slab went on and on and on...|