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My flight to New Zealand is in 4 days and I think I have everything ready to go. It is hard to say though because I have never planned for a trip quite like this.
The main supplies I will be bringing are:
- 65 Liter Backpack
- 2 person tent
- Cooking stove and utilities,
- Wet suit, snorkel, and ...
... me is the amount of exposure from overhanging rock on some of these routes. And there are a lot of 'easy' routes that get these overhanging kind of climbs.
Here are the details of of what we climbed on each day.
Day 1 (Monday, Oct. 20)- Ben and I drove in from Lake Placid to the Mohonk Preserve. We arrived in the afternoon, so we were only able to do one climb. We opted for doing Shockley's (5.6). This was the climb that broke me!
So the first tattoo convention we went to was in Reading pennsylvania and was a good time! The second giant one however was in Wildwood New Jersey, straight 4 hr ride and was amaing! The address was 4051 boardwalk (I believe) wildwood convention center and it was right on the boardwalk... I'm hoping to be able to return there soon for a small get away vacation and just be able to put all of our **** behind us... Oh would be ...
... way the 2 hours out of our way to Oneonta. Did you know that Oneonta is very close to Cooperstown, NY, the home of the baseball hall of fame? This means that IF we have to stay at a local run down Holiday Inn the cost for a room per night is well over $230...ouch!
We will save you the suspense. Despite the fact that Jim described the problem in exquisite detail to the only mechanic endorsed by Cedar Creek as a factory-approved dealership , the expert mechanic ...
While we were talking at the Maple stand, the guy next to us said immediately, "Are you from New Zealand?". Which was unusual as 99% of the people ask Australia or England.
He takes us over to his wife who is from Napier! Finally found a New Zealander here.