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Peakbagging, Hiking & Climbing

“There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” ― Ernest Hemingway

Valley Uprising and Thoughts on Yosemite Climbing

Between 1999 and 2009 our family spent a fair amount of time at Granite Arch Climbing Center in Sacramento, CA. We went there to learn, to practice, to improve our climbing skills and to hang out with friends.

Granite Arch was a fun place and we logged a lot of hours dangling from ropes above shredded tires. We had no idea at the time, but also baked into that arrangement was something truly remarkable.