John O'Leary Haight - Goodbye my friend.
It is with a heavy hand that I write this. On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, John Haight left this world and journeyed on. John, who many knew simply as “Hop,” was an avid climber, cyclist, adventure racer, trail runner, whitewater paddler, and all things outdoors. A naturally gifted athlete, Hop is known to many as a co-founder of the Graining Fork Nature Preserve and the proprietor of the Cave Run Outdoor Center. But that description left alone is woefully inadequate because John was so much more than that to so many people. Despite traveling around the world and participating in many great adventures, he was above all else a very proud father who cherished his family. He was also a dear friend and complicé who will be sorely missed. Vaya en paz my friend. See you on the other side. - Grant
In lieu of gifts please donate to any or all of the following for John:
- Triplett Valley Trail Fund, Morehead, Ky
- Red River Gorge Climbing Coalition
- The Access Fund