Happy Hour Crag

Happy Monday everyone! How was your weekend?

Joe and I took things way easier than normal, but it was probably very much needed. And, there was actually NO RUNNING at all. We had planned a trail run, but it just didn’t end up happening..and I’m surprisingly ok with it.

Saturday we slept in and got a slow start…so slow that when we got to the farmer’s market we wanted to go to, they were closing down! OOPS…farmer’s market fail    😦

But we stumbled upon a street fair (pride weekend) and strolled around that for a bit.   IMG_0065[1] IMG_0063[1] IMG_0062[1] IMG_0064[1]

We laid low for a bit after that, then headed to dinner on the rooftop of Vita.  IMG_0066[1] IMG_0067[1] IMG_0068[1] IMG_0069[1]

Sunday morning involved sleeping in AGAIN! 2 days in a row?!?! what?!?! But, after an energy packed breakfast, we hopped in the jeep and headed to BoulderIMG_0070[1]

After a bit of searching, we found the rocks we wanted to climb….Happy Hour Crag 🙂                                              IMG_0076[1]

We hiked to the top to set up our ropes, then scrambled back down to get going. DSCN0336[1] DSCN0335[1]

This wall wasn’t super difficult (5.8), but there were some REALLY tough spots that I was yelling at the whole time. haha- yes, I yell at the rocks when they don’t cooperate.  IMG_0075[1] IMG_0080[1] IMG_0078[1]

The views from the top were just a little amazing 😉DSCN0332[1] DSCN0331[1] DSCN0333[1] DSCN0334[1]

We stayed on Happy Hour Crag til the early evening when we were finally exhausted. Then, it was off to our favorite brewery in Boulder, Walnut, for a quick bite before heading home.                IMG_0082[1]

 

I am definitely sore today from waking up some muscles that haven’t been used in a few months, but it felt soooo good to be back on the rocks again!

How was your weekend? Any races? Any climbers out there??

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10 responses to “Happy Hour Crag

  1. Sleeping in is totally necessary sometimes. I approve of your decision to do it two days in a row and only wish I was as smart as you to make those kinds of decisions. 🙂 Yay for getting a pickle, haha, if I know nothing else about you, it’s that you have an undying love for pickles. ROCK CLIMBING! Ah! I was on a team in middle school and high school and loved it! We never did anything legit like that though, and wow to those views! I am jealous, and I won’t ever stop telling you that! 🙂 I tried to rock climb a few years ago after not having done so for years and I was sore for almost a week straight. So awesome.

    • You definitely know me and my pickle obsession 🙂
      Rock climbing is so much fun (and a little scary at times). That’s awesome that your school had a team for it!! You should definitely give it another try and get out on some rocks. We use to climb in NY a lot, but this was our first time out since moving to CO…loving it!

  2. Rock climbing counts as exercise 😉 Sounds like a marvelous weekend and as always excellent eats!

  3. A pickle on a stick? How seriously awesome is that?? 😉

  4. Sounds like a blast! (and a workout haha!) Love the pickle stick 🙂

  5. I’m pretty sure I would tumble down every rock I attempted to climb, Ha!

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