Return of the Ragnarok: The Southeast’s Only Endurance Climbing Comp | RootsRated Stories |

Photo Credit: John Hardin

Photo Credit: John Hardin

Third annual Ragnarok competition returning to Foster Falls in April

It’s early morning of 2013 before the first annual Ragnarok Competition in Foster Falls. The sun hasn’t even begun to peak onto the longest day of the year when the sky opens up and rain pours all over the routes the competitors are to climb just after sunrise. Cody Goodwin, half of HardWin Adventures, is climbing with his partner, Jim, in this competition.

The day is the hottest of the year and the foot-holes are slick. So much so that Cody’s partner slips and falls 20 feet. On his way down he hits a tree branch that’s housing a hornet’s nest…

Getting dropped…Insurance issues…Gracious rangers…Horseshoe hell…Click here to read all about!