Archive for October 1st, 2011

The Wave Wall

Saturday, October 1st, 2011


During our early explorations on the south side of Hadley (more correctly, West Mountain), Tom and I ran across a small cliff along the line of steepness below the Main Wall and the Silver Bullet Band. It looked interesting enough to tuck in memory and come back to some day. Tom dubbed it the Wave Wall, after its curved, overhanging nature. Well, we finally got back to it, this September. (more…)

Rainy Roger’s Redux

Saturday, October 1st, 2011


Must be the Roger’s Rock Year. Found myself once more heading north and east with kayak attached, and yet again, the night before had been filled with rain. A sodden mist enveloped me as I had loaded the car, and a persistent sprinkle came along as I began driving; I even stopped at the one cell-phone coverage locale to consider my folly. But Jeff and Laurel Peck were staying at the campground, and a quick call revealed that it was not raining there, nor had it rained in the night like it had at my home. In any event, I wanted to visit them, so I continued onward, figuring at least we could chat awhile, commiserate about the weather (they were, after all, on vacation), and perhaps even paddle out to look at the slide.