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Re: Mets ask R.A. Dickey to skip Kilimanjaro climb


Well to be fair, he wasn't intentionally setting out to wrestle anacondas. He was just going fishing. On the face of it, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is a tad riskier than fishing, even if you are fishing on the Amazon!

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For anyone who's interested, R.A. Dickey is writing a blog about his climb. Excerpts are appearing in the New York Times and at [sign in to see URL]

Read the first one today and it was very [sign in to see URL] man has a real way with words!

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thanks for the info...

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It's actually [sign in to see URL]

Read the next one today. They made their way past the "kissing rock", so named because the ledge in front of it is so narrow you're forced to literally hug the rock and press your face to it as if you're kissing it in order to get around it. [sign in to see URL]! emoticon

Their next stop is the summit [sign in to see URL] be an interesting read! emoticon

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Still, it could have come with a quiet letter to his agent rather than the big media splash it became.



Bingo..

since its the Mets, he will probably get hurt getting back in his car.
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“The view was unforgettably magnificent, as incredible as anything I have ever seen,” R.A. Dickey wrote for the New York Times upon reaching the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. “But as I took time to contemplate, I realized that the reason the view was so rich was the overall experience of the trek.”

Here is Dickey, Kevin Slowey and Mets bullpen catcher Dave Raccaniello at Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Mt. Kilimanjaro:

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They made [sign in to see URL]! Good for them! I must have missed the most recent addition to the blog. How cool! emoticon

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