It was finally here - the time to pack my bags and fly to Vegas. A month of a simple life in a desert was waiting for us and so were all that blocs out there. We've been on a trip to US before. Somehow we end up coming back almost every year. This time we decided to see what Nevada and Utah have to offer. [caption id="attachment_17340" align="aligncenter" width="300"]IMG_1339 (1) Amazing Plumber's Crack[/caption] First stop: Red Rocks. That place truly blew me away. So many different colours and shapes of rock and styles of climbing. You can find anything and everything is so good. I enjoyed the whole experience. From walking to the boulders and just looking around, to super fun warm ups and finally, the trying hard on something that was "on the menu" for that day. [caption id="attachment_17341" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Trying Show of Hands in Moe's Trying Show of Hands in Moe's[/caption] After a few days of exploring, getting over the jet leg and sending some easier classics, we were off to Utah. Moe's Valley was on the way so we wanted to stop there for a day or so and we ended up staying a bit more. It's a small but concentrated area with some really amazing lines. My favourite climbs there were Gription (V9) and the problem called Show of Hands (V11), which turned out to be a bit to hard for me to do it in one day. [caption id="attachment_17342" align="aligncenter" width="300"]IMG_0953 Gription V9, Moe's Valley[/caption] After a few days we needed a rest day and we decided to go to beautiful Zion. We’re really bad at resting and playing tourists, but in Zion it's not so hard. We did hiking, taking lots of pictures, having the traditional bumblebarry pancakes and we also did a little bit of bouldering. Such an inspiring place! [caption id="attachment_17343" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Moe's Valley Moe's Valley[/caption] A few more days in Moe's and we were back in Red Rocks. There was a bit of rain and then this unusual fog came and it didn't go anywhere for the next few days which means no climbing until the sun comes out and dries the rock completely. After that we had another ten days to do and try everything. I wanted to try the problem Ride of a White Horse (V10). The first day on it, I fell at the end of that long slopy rail. Exhausted. The part when I was trying to find my beta took everything out of me. But I knew I wanted to come back to finish it. And at end I did. [caption id="attachment_17344" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Ride the White Horse V10, Red Rocks Ride the White Horse V10, Red Rocks[/caption] Days went by so fast and there was still so much to do and to see. All in all, we had a really good time and we did lots of cool problems. But like always, some had to stay undone and those became a reason to come back one day. [caption id="attachment_17345" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Ultra classic: Pork Chop, Red Rocks Ultra classic: Pork Chop, Red Rocks[/caption]  
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