Group of four USAF climbers from three different bases meeting up in southern Colorado for the Crestone Needle and some fly fishing. Â Should be a great weekend! Â Thanks to a great veterans program called “Project Healing Waters“, some of the climbers will be fishing with rods they made under the instruction of several top-notch fly fishermen in Amarillo, TX called the “Amarillo Fly Guys“.
Here’s a great photo of Crestone Needle, which will entail a pre-dawn start to prevent getting stuck behind other groups. Â It’ll be just a few pitches of 5.7 trad climbing and the rest will be scrambling. Â It’s kinda the unofficial start of Everest training! Â Lots more trips to come, including a potential for Mt. Whitney next weekend.
Want to join us for some training climbs around NM, CO, WA, CA or elsewhere this fall/winter? Â Let us know!
“Aim High” Â -RMM