Monday, October 16, 2006

Draper's Bluff Rock Climbing Trip

We went climbing over the weekend to southern Illinois, by Marion and Carbondale. It was lots of fun! We took the VW camper and went with two people from work (UIC's climbing wall). We loaded up the bus friday night, and started on our trip.


We arrive at Draper's Bluff. It is a short hike to the rock face.


Setting up at the rock face. We got all our rope, quick draws, helmets, harnesses, and shoes ready.


Romy and Dave bouldering. This is their "warm up."


Romy climbing up the 5.8 route. This was our first climb of the day.


Jenn climbing the 5.8 route.


Setting up the 5.9 route.


All these pics are up on our flickr account.

4 comments:

Anička Alžbětka said...

You guys look like you're having a lot of fun! Can you email me your mailing address? I have some photos to send you. Will probably be in Chicago November 17,18,19 if you're around!

Elisabeth



Nicole said...

Hi Jenn

Can I go climbing too? Was it hard?

Nicole



Nicole said...

hey, Romy has some funny looking pants!



Jenn said...

Romy has scrubs on.