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Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Destinations, Personal Stories | 0 comments

Commuting to Climb

Commuting to Climb

People commute every day for work, but I commute every other weekend for climbing. My husband and I live in San Diego and to get our favorite sport climbing crags, it takes anytime between 5 to 8 hours. Most of the time this is because of Vegas traffic, when everyone wants to go to Vegas for their bachelorette party or a show. We go to climb. My favorite crags around include Robbers Roost (Mt. Charleston), Black and Tan/Sunset Alley/Wailing Wall (St. George), Owens River Gorge (Bishop), and Shuteye Ridge. To us, although it could take us a full eight hours to drive ( with traffic) the climbing is really that good. The beta for the St. George commute from San Diego is to drive the 4/5 hours to Primm, Nevada (sometimes downtown Vegas) to stay at Whiskey Petes. This happens after leaving San Diego around 6pm from work, we usually get into town by 12am. Than we wake up and drive the two hours to St. George to climb...

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