An afternoon with friends, kids, and dogs sounds complicated, but nothing could be more simple and natural than going out into the wilderness. Endless opportunities abound for discovery and adventure. One particular form of outdoor adventure is bouldering: rock climbing close to ground level using no rope or

specialized gear. Bouldering is accessible to almost anyone with the inclination to play on the rocks, and there really isn’t that much a person needs to know beyond common sense to keep it fun and safe.I have found myself drawn to a variety of wilderness related