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Opening Day at Cherry Canyon

The forest roads are finally starting to open. I went to Cherry Canyon yesterday with Pat. I thought the waiting game was over but apparently not.

Devastation under Dain's Bulge.
We found a lake under Dain's Bulge. Fortunately there are other boulder problems in the canyon. I finished the Rapture which climbs a cool roof/bulge feature with double toe hooks. The bouldering in Cherry Canyon is difficult to say the least. The boulder problems here are hard. This is the first boulder problem that I have topped out in the canyon other than the inadequate "warm-ups." Topping out a boulder problem in Cherry Canyon is hard, many of the problems are on par with difficulty similar to Serves You Right. Cherry Canyon reminds me of a more difficult version of Roger's Park in Central Texas. The bouldering is on tall limestone cliffs, and the woods are dense.
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My truck hit 200,000 miles on the way to Cherry Canyon. I bought the truck five and a half years ago with 94ish thousand miles.

That's a lot of miles (read rock climbing).

We're still waiting for the anticipated opening of Woody Mtn Rd so we can get back to the Choss Roof.