Graham Thatcher πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

⛺️ Boondocker 🚐 Overlander #️⃣ TeamTepui πŸ“ I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list. πŸ“

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Le Beak V4. A boulder screaming to be climbed, so smooth and uber classic for the grade. There is even sitting areas around it, all time! Climbed it in 32 degree weather after a couple sub 20 days that kept me off the rocks. Really cool area, can’t wait to go back.
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#bouldering #gopro #cowellarea #fountainred #lebeak #sendit #optoutside

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Pretty sure this is my favorite picture of my trip so far. Working Nose Candy V6 in Rocktown with some new friends working magic behind lenses. Thank you @luke_down_the_hall for showing me around Chattanooga and Rocktown, I'll be back soon!
πŸ“·: @kat_down_the_hall
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#optoutside #bouldering #rocktown #sendit #chaseyourgoat #photographer #funtimes #fortheclimb

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I'm thankful for all the people I've met on this trip so far and all the experiences I've had. I'm also thankful for the 8 pads I got to use in case I fell on this 25 foot highball V2.

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Phrase of the week was, "The movement is soooo good!" Fell in love with Rocktown and Chattanooga very quickly. Had a blast climbing a ton of classics and can't wait to go back. More pictures to come!
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#optoutside #bouldering #sendit #chaseyourgoat #rocktown #sloper

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First bouldering competition ever, got second in the intermediate category. I am a true born sprinter, I only completed the minimum 5 routes before my arms completely gave out. I also might be out of shape. Still had such a blast meeting and climbing with everyone.

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Mentally stoked on the dyno. Physically...not so much. Thanks for the video @crimpychels
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#bouldering #feeltheburn #imaDYNOsaur #vbrg #sendit

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Young prodigy child. Fun day of teaching climbing and slacklining to Macie Mae.
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#slackline #gopro #mrmiyagi #balance

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Yesterday's beautiful evening. The rain let off this afternoon and I went for a brutal but awesome hike to pilot rock. I'm thankfully not getting skunked twice here.
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#overland #overlander #teamtepui #chaconation #wanderlust #dirtbag #neverstopexploring #optoutside #fire #camp #sunset #rooftoptentliving #boondocker #boondocking #gopro #nissan #armada

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After looking at mountain project and a guide book I knew which climbs I wanted to try. Upon arrival I realized how outdated both of my sources were because most of the good starting holds had broken off and the routes are now nearly impossible. Still some fun routes to find though. Hoping this rain doesn't put too much of a damper on my second attempt at Pisgah.
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#bouldering #pisgahnationalforest #lookingglassrock #sendit #choss #madrockclimbing #optoutside #chaseyourgoat #wanderlust #neverstopexploring

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We decided it probably wasn't right to have Halloween be our only holiday celebrated together as a family this year. So we had an early Thanksgiving before I hit the road again. I made the drinks and had too much fun doing so.

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The Holy Boulders are amazing and I'm thankful for everyone showing me around them. I'm quite climbed out after almost 14 days straight of climbing but I'm excited to come back. I have good beta on a couple routes I hope to top out in the future, one of them being this V8 called Jungle Book. Time for a bit of rest and recovery first.
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#gopro #optoutside #chaseyourgoat #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #bouldering #holyboulders #sendit

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Awesome two weeks of climbing and meeting great people in Jackson Falls. The first climb is Hypoglycemia (V6) and the second is Body Pilates (V3-4). It's been so cool learning about the outdoor bouldering world and can't wait to explore more. I'll be back to get a few more routes soon.
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#gopro #bouldering #rockclimbing #optoutside #neverstopexploring #wanderlust #sendit #jacksonfalls #shawneenationalforest #hypoglycemia

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Awesome day of bouldering and looking at projects. These are my attempts at Gumby's Pizza Direct (V6) and Black Magic Woman (V7)
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#neverstopexploring #wanderlust #bouldering #rockclimbing #onehorsegap #sendit #gopro

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More Waldo pictures before I head back into Jackson Falls for another week of climbing!.
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#neverstopexploring #optoutside #rockclimbing #bouldering #sendit #gopro #jacksonfalls #jacksonfallsclimbing

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Awesome couple days of bouldering and meeting awesome people to climb with. This place is too cool!.
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#wanderlust #bouldering #rockclimbing #sendit #jacksonfallsclimbing #jacksonfalls #optoutside #backcountry

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This was my favorite picture in the Ozarks. Although the climbing itself was subpar I'm making up for it currently in Jackson Falls.
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#rockclimbing #bouldering #madrock #gopro #mountainbiking #optoutside #backcountry #wanderlust #neverstopexploring

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During my stay in the Ozarks I hiked to the Twin Falls and Richland Falls three times. First time I got lost and hiked about 24 miles until I made it back to camp, the second time I showed two ladies how to get there and did it in the correct 5 mile loop, and the third time was with my new buddy @thechaser501 and his dog Luna. It was such a beautiful hike with new things to see every time.
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#optoutside #dirtbag #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #gopro #chaconation #hiking #ozarknationalforest #richlandcreek #twinfalls #waterfall

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I'm alive and I've made it out of the Ozarks! Sort of lost track of the days but I think it was 9, either way I had an amazing time exploring Richland Creek. These are only pictures of the first couple days, there are plenty more to come. When you don't have a kayak the second best option is a foam board!
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#overland #overlanding #boondocker #boondocking #optoutside #rooftoptentliving #teamtepui #dirtbag #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #gopro #chaconation #nissan #armada #camping #worldsoftboardleague #softtoprevolution #hiking #ozarknationalforest

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Did you hear about the camping trip?
It was IN-TENTS!
Sorry I don't know what's gotten into me since I set up camp near Corney Lake, LA. It's been a very relaxing day hiking, fishing, and lounging around. In other news, I tried SPAM for the first time today...not as bad as people make it out to be.
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#overland #overlanding #boondocker #boondocking #optoutside #rooftoptentliving #teamtepui #dirtbag #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #gopro #chaconation #fire #slackline #nissan #armada

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The NRPA Conference was very successful and gave me much to think about in my future. New Orleans was also fun, but I'm ready to get back out in the woods. It was great spending time with my dad and meeting his coworkers for the first time.
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#nrpa #nrpaconference #neworleans #parksandrecreation

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Let's try this again... hitting the road with a full-sized Nissan Armada 4x4 and made it to Kerr Lake to start off and campout with my Boy Scout troop. Making my way to New Orleans for the NRPA conference next week.
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#overland #overlanding #boondocker #boondocking #optoutside #rooftoptentliving #teamtepui #dirtbag #wanderlust #neverstopexploring

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If girls can get away with showing their butt off on Instagram so can I! πŸŒŠπŸ‘ Snagged a couple fun ones on my 8'0 Plank before my camera fogged up, of course as the waves got better. Still had a blast at home!
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#worldsoftboardleague #softtoprevolution #catchsurf #gopro #surfing #barrel

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The rain let up and I decided to continue along the trail I found yesterday. Reached 2 of the 3 peaks with some bouldering in between before the sky's turned dark again. Biked the 4 miles home in a downpour, but it was worth the views.
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#optoutside #getoutside #getoutstayout #thegreatoutdoors #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #hiking #bouldering #rockclimbing #gopro #views

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A little bit of good shined through the bad today. I found out that I blew the transmission in my car and I will be in town for 3 days while it is rebuilt. Meanwhile I was told about some fun trails in biking distance so I checked them out to relieve some stress. After a nice bike ride through the college campus and a nice hike through the woods I found a little bouldering spot before the rain came down. Definitely going to explore this some more while I'm in town.
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#optoutside #chaconation #dirtbag #boondocking #overlanding #camping #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #hiking #biking #climbing #bouldering #gopro

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Today was interesting. Woke up to a lite rain, made breakfast, and decided to go on a hike. A ranger found me during the hike and told me I needed to head back, pack up camp and evacuate the park because of Irma. I did so and found a cool spot in Indiana that I was going to drive to. Over half way there and my car's transmission decided to act up and only allow me to go 30 mph on a 70 mph interstate. I drove 10 miles like that until I finally found an exit and little to my surprise all of the auto shops were closed. So tonight I'm having dinner in my trailer and sleeping in my car at Walmart. Hopefully I'll get everything fixed tomorrow and continue on, it's only day 2...
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#dirtbag #boondocking #trailerlife #homeiswhereyouparkit #homeonwheels #overlanding #camping #wanderlust #neverstopexploring #optoutside #breakdown

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Lazy kite flying

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Dog days of summer are almost over πŸ“·:@thatpineappleboyy

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Can't believe surf camps have come to an end. What a summer! Thank you everyone for making it such a great one especially @compophotography for always capturing the best moments. #crazypictures #billabongsurfcampvb #bestsummerever

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