The Clarketon Motel
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... a chance to go above and beyond and learn more. I learned how to do weighted and unweighted transfers which is important skill to know for rescuing. I went above and learned how to set up top and bottom belay sights. I now feel comfortable going out and setting up a top rope sight by myself but having a certified knowledgeable body oversee. The instructor on this course even affirmed my knowledge of the ropes and encouraged me ...
... for as I have had limited chances to do so in the past. Implemented into the camp, I will be learning how to lead Bible studies and provide counseling and conflict resolution when needed.
The capstone of the summer with OMC is ...
Monday morning, we had breakfast at the hotel and then packed up our
stuff and checked out. We headed back to Pisgah Forest one more time.
On FSR-475, we continued past Cove Creek Group Camp and parked at the
trailhead for Toms Spring Falls. There are a number of primitive
camping sites along FSR 137, so the parking lot was almost full. After
getting out stuff together, we hiked across Davidson River on the
bridge and turned right on FSR 5046. It was just a ...
we were there, we decided to skip stones on the water. After we got
done at the visitor center, we drove up the mountain. The
ride was pleasant with many views of the rolling mountains. Once at
the top, we got out and walked up a path to the highest point in the
state. When we were done enjoying the view, we handed out whistles to
some more children. They too were very grateful for the toys. Then we
... tell you only that we were somewhere between A and B. Carol could point at the map and say, "You are Here" with great precision.
Like you, but unlike Carol, Julie, and myself, Jen is an extrovert. Hiking with three introverts might have been difficult for her at times. "Am I talking too much?" she'd ask. "I'm bothering you, aren't I?"
But she wasn’t bothering us. Jen is a writer and at her instigation, the four of us exercised our imaginations inventing plot ...