Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Southern California
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Originally Posted by big john
O.K., Rick, you would have been proud of me. I went all the way to the ski lifts without stopping! First time I was able to do that.
Congratulations big john
, That is a major climbing milestone (or, 4.6 milestones!). As long as you keep going, you're fine, even if (like me) you aren't going very fast most of the time; it's just so steep!
Plus, it's a wonderful feeling of accomplishment when you look down from the upper parking lot and see the switchbacks below.
Rick / OCRR
Upper-most switchbacks on Ski-Lift climb. Photo of Levi and Chris Horner, Tour of CA.