I made a goal last year to plan better and limit feeling overwhelmed. Well, I did well until the last two months. The last two months have been tough because I planned it that way. Lesson learned for me. I have been down because I haven’t been able to climb as much as I had wanted which leads me to falter with my training because no goal is near and no smaller goal is even on the table.
I head to Zion this next week to establish new climbs in an area of the park that requires a challenging approach and a committed partner. We will have our pick of the choicest lines and get to climb in solitude. It sounds like a great combination to me!
The one problem is that I won’t be in my best shape since my focus and training has been without direction lately. The new climbs will be single to five pitches in length. The difficulty will range from easy to moderate. I am looking forward to making the first moves on the perfect desert sandstone of Zion with a couple close friends.