Watching a skilled climber is watching an artist. Meet Ananas, a master climber of Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand.
“Hannah!” I look up to see Ananas dangling with one hand. I’ve never seen anyone climb that way. His movements are delicate and liquid. He has climbed down a horn and dangles over the water. Without rope or shoes, he is joy untethered.
Deep water soloing is climbing without ropes over water. With Ananas (or Folk) our guide we met Megan and Ryan from Colorado. They were nature lovers, and thinking about moving after Ryan’s graduation. They remarked that we were alike, and asked us about what it was like living in Utah. They were quite sure that though the area was beautiful they wouldn’t get along with Mormons, Read more