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Personal Narrative: The Road On The Lower Slabs At Seneca Rocks

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I cannot think of anything more exciting than climbing a 60 foot rock face with a likely chance of falling. I had the chance to climb a difficult route on the Lower Slabs at Seneca Rocks and the only way up is a vertical gap in the rock. The route was a lot more difficult than I had expected, half way up I had to jump to a handhold and missed. This caused me to slam into the rock face, bruising my shoulder and my ego. Rather than continue forward I repelled back down to reassess the climb and watch how other climbers made the ascent. After a short break, I attempted the climb again and this time I was able to complete it. This challenge has brought perspective and taught me lessons that I can apply in other areas of my life, especially
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