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Keeping Cool on a summer day!

A full crew of first time rappellers took to the Catskills to hone their skills on the wild waterfalls of Platte Clove. Water levels were pretty tame, but still ‘sporty’.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAPlenty of wet rock scrambling between the drops kept people on their toes.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThese guys are a million miles away from the hard pavement of downtown Gotham.There was time to contemplate nature and take plenty of pictures along the way.

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Eventually the sun came out midway thru the trip at the bottom of the second drop plunge pool.

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By the final long drop, these guys were looking confident and having fun!

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Before hiking out, the last pool was too tempting as the sun made another appearance, capping a perfect summer day.

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