Vertical Imposition

Overlooking Appalachia from the top of Little Stony Man in Shenandoah National Park.

I reach up with my right hand and slip a tooth-sized aluminum nut into a crack running through the greenstone rocks of Little Stony Man—a cliff outcrop in Shenandoah National Park. This minuscule piece of metal and a rope are all that protect me from a 20-foot drop to a ledge below.

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