We decided on New Joe’s for day two and slowly made our way out to this sector. Everyone was weary from all the traveling on Wednesday and the ton of climbing we did on the day before. When we arrived at the dirt road at the stated mileage we were greeted by a large locked gate. The access road which leads to a shared oil company parking was CLOSED!?! We were a bit confused but evenutally found our way to another parking lot about 3/4 of a mile up the road.
After a bit of searching we saw a well carined trail and started to walk in. At some point we got a bit lost and were faced with a steep decent into a creek bed. Jackie, with a torn ACL, could not easily proceed so half the group went back to the parking lot and moved the car so they could walk in via the gated road.
We all met up at Area 51 after a bit more hassle then was expected but excited for all of the bouldering. New Joe’s is nice because all of the boulders are located on a single hill side with an old switch backing road. It saved time not having to pack up and move the car between different areas like we had done the day before.
We had a fun day but were greeted by rain when we drove back to the campground at dusk.
Jackie on a hard V4/5 on the back of the Scotty boulder.
Luke sets up for a throw.
Lizzy tries her hand at V4
Rebecca goes for the Super Sloper!
Josh climbs Scary V3
Luke following Josh up Scary
Adam getting some air time on Pocket Rocket V6
Luke winds up for a Dyno!
Luke trying to fly on Pocket Rocket
Adam makes the distance!
Adam holding the swing!
Adam Sending Pocket Rocket v6
Luke gets close but no cigar.
Oh well, better luck next time.
Adam starting off I’d Rather Be Climbing Her V6.
Adam on his send of ’d Rather Be Climbing Her
Lizzy trying to find the V5 move on a fun problem at the Tsunami Wall
Rebecca on Reading Rainbow V5?
Lizzy makes the throw on her send of Reading Rainbow.
Adam sorting out beta on Planet of the Apes V6
Luke enjoying a bit of kneebar trickery.
Luke work through the beautiful slopers on Planet of the Apes
Luke trying some funky beta before figureing out the key right heel hook.
A very tired Luke on his send of Planet of the Apes V6
A tired but happy crew at the end of day two.