Just our luck, mid-week saw all-time record low temperatures for December in Las Vegas! Tuesday it was 18°C and overnight saw Wednesday’s temperature plummet to -2°C. We’ve been ice climbing in warmer temperatures than this! :freeze:
After spending a week at home feeling very sorry for myself and full of flu, I decided I was no longer contagious and managed to drag myself out of the house and on to a plane. We were off to Las Vegas.
My first time climbing in the outstanding Red Rocks in Nevada… Solar Slab route was super busy with climbers due to the nearby RR Canyon State Park being affected by the US government temporary shutdown.
I'm working with the United States Geological Survey at the moment and have therefore been in New Hope all weekend, which is located on the Delaware River on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania...