Oh, I have so much to catch up on... I miss you all! And miss puking out my life here. :-)
But a metaphor. Perhaps.
Did this traverse this past weekend. 3 pitches of it. Glorious glorious climb.
- On a traverse, you must not only move forward and protect yourself, but be sure to place enough gear to protect your follower.
- You are going horizontally, but some sections are way harder than others. You have to move forward though. And it's so satisfying when you are successful.
- You can't complete it without your partner. (unless of course you free solo, but that's another story).
- You get bonus points for stylin'