Natasha portrait
  • Expedition: Oct 5-10, 2008
  • Natasha
  • San Joaquin one.success program and Environmental Studies Academy
  • Yosemite National Park. Sunrise to LYV.

I'm sitting up here at the top of Cloud's Rest. It's the scariest and most peaceful time in my life. The sun is beaming down on my neck and on my right ear. Now I am facing my fear of heights and sitting as close as I can get to a cliff. I can see for miles underneath me, but I am calm. My climb today was everything I expected it to be: hard, relaxing, frustrating, fun, bonding, terrifying, but also perfect, getting to my destination was amazing. What I wish to remember is that if I try, I can do anything.

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