Smith Rock climbing experts help jittery novices

Smith Rock climbing experts help jittery novices

In this June 29, 2014 photo, a person rock climbs at Smith Rock State Park in Central Oregon north of Bend, Ore. Of the roughly 545,000 visits to Smith Rock in 2013, park officials estimate that around 48 percent came for climbing. That's a whopping 261,600 visits for scaling these orange skyscrapers. Not only that, while 48 percent of those visits come from Oregon. (AP Photo/Statesman-Journal, Zach Urness)

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