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