Climbing and Fear Management - Managing the moment


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It had been twenty feet of easy climbing with another thirty to go. This fifty feet would make a fine warmup and then I could move on to some harder climbs. I climbed to another comfortable spot and looked at the granite in front of me- nowhere to place anything. I was only about five feet above my last placement, so I decided to keep climbing. Another comfortable spot, another barren wasteland of blank rock.