I’ve always thought that spontaneity is a good thing. Sometimes it leads to wonderful adventures and sometimes to … not so wonderful adventures.
Last Wednesday Stormy said she was helping with a book-binding course on Saturday so I though I’d try to line-up a climb of the Cable Route on Longs Peak, then on Friday Stormy said the course was a week from Saturday. “I have a great idea” I said. “Let’s head to Rocky Mountain National Park on Saturday, try to find a campsite at the Longs Peak trail head. We’ll take a hike and spend the night.” Secretly, images of a free-solo attempt at the Cable Route on Sunday morning flashed before my eyes. “The weather is supposed to be great.” Continue reading