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lancegranite

Postcards from the edge: Las Vegas

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5/2/05, 1600 HRS, SOUTH FORK OF PINE CREEK

Hiking down the wash, Bomber and me run into two fellows deep in conversation, the faithful guidebook in hand....

 

Guy: "hey, is this Olive Oil?"

Me: "no, it's on the other side of that mountain"

Guy: "oh...(looks at guidebook)...are you sure?"

Me: "yes, don't worry thou, the route in front of you, Cat in the Hat is very nice."

Guy: "where?"

Me : "you see all those people up there? well...(route description deleted)...that's Cat in the Hat."

Guy: "how hard is it?"

Me: "5.6"

Guy: "hmmm, I think we want to do Olive Oil"

 

(thoughtful pause, sounds of water, birds chirping)

 

Guy: "so...where are we?"

 

Authors note:

This was a lot like my first trip to red rocks, way too hot, getting lost and losing gear to Cat in the Hat...all cherished memories.

 

Edited by lancegranite

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