According to the interwebs, a ropes course is an aerial obstacle course set 50 feet off the ground with a variety of activities that test your courage, balance and strength.
We arrived early to check in and scope the place out. From the ground the course looked simple, and perhaps even a bit....boring? My guys stood around watching the group before ours and I mentioned that it looked pretty easy. Famous last words.
The next few hours were physically exhausting, challenging, and at times, terrifying. Logically I knew that I was attached to very strong cables and couldn't fall far. But stepping out onto thin ropes or swinging pieces of wood, with not much to hold onto, was difficult and required a bit of mental preparation. I have a whole new respect for high wire performers and teams on the Amazing Race.
G and the boys were rock stars and maneuvered around like they'd done it a million times.
It was wonderful to be back on terra firma, looking at my crazy family, who could have stayed up there all day.