Sunday, April 17, 2011

Rock climbing for beginners

Yep - I'm a rock climber now!  Well, a beginning indoor rock climber, not like 127 Hours style. 

Over the weekend Nick and I took an introduction to rock climbing class at a rock climbing gym called Stone Gardens close to where we live.  It was so much fun!  I was pretty nervous at first, but we both got the hang of it and did pretty well for newbies.

 Here's the gym we are going to:


And on our first day we made it up to the top, a whopping 35 feet high!  It may not sound pretty high up, but when you are looking down and realize you have nothing but a rope holding you up.  Here's the wall:



14 comments:

Erikizzle said...

awesome! I've been wanting to try, but have just never really gone and done it. I'll pretend that I have now that I've read this entry :)

{lovely little things} said...

That's so cool you guys did that together, looks like fun!

amy b.s. said...

that is so cool! what a great way to add some fun to the gym!

Jax said...

So fun!!! I got us tickets on LivingSocial for a local rock climbing place but we have yet to go! This reminds me I probably need to see when it expires...hha!

Lyryn said...

You go girl! I've always wanted to... but never really got into it. That's awesome!

Hannah {Culture Connoisseur} said...

This looks great, and a kind of rock climbing I could get into...one with padded floors. ;)

Caroline said...

I've always wanted to do this! So fun!

Carrie @ Laugh Love Eat Ice Cream said...

That's really cool! I bet you guys will be climbing like 127 Hours style in no time! ;)

christine donee said...

Not like 127 hours? lame.

kidding ;)

I really like indoor rock climbing.. but I haven't been in AGES. You've inspired me to go now! woohoo!

the southern hostess said...

I've always been a little afraid of it myself. Good for you!

Jenny DB said...

That sounds like a lot of fun, how did you hear about this place? FOr some reason I feel like it would be something on a groupon or living social :-)

Annie said...

this looks/sounds like so much fun!! i have never tried rock climbing but i would love to some day!! i might make a fool of myself but i'd still want to test it out.

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Mrs. H said...

How fun! Don't think I could do it. I hate heights!

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