Axe Throwing in Cincinnati

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Last weekend I met up with my friends for a fun girls afternoon/early evening out in Cincinnati. We’re trying to plan more than just getting together around the holidays and after our wine and canvas outing in February, decided it might be fun to go axe throwing!

I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time and was thrilled everyone else was on board. We met up at Urban Axes in Cincinnati and after signing a waiver saying we wouldn’t sue anyone if an axe chopped us in half, plus a short coaching session with our lane coach, it was time to throw!

As someone who is used to shooting, it was kind of hard to get used to not having sights on the ax, so it took some time to figure out how hard to throw, but by the end of the hour, I was hitting the target and would have liked another hour to keep practicing.

Here’s a fun photo with our axe throwing coach, whose name escapes me at the moment.

After our hour was up at Urban Axes, we stopped at a cat mural so me, Jenny and Allison (aka the cat ladies) could get a jumping photo in front of it.

Then we went to The Rook for drinks, board games and appetizers. If you ever find yourself there, order the jumbo tater tots! The pretzel bites were also really delicious.

Finally, our night ended at Senate, where most of us chowed down on gourmet hot dogs, truffle fries and giant potato skins.

I also did some mural hunting earlier that day and will have a post about that coming soon!






3 thoughts on “Axe Throwing in Cincinnati

  1. Christine

    May 31, 2019 at 9:19 am

    I think I need to visit Senate. Also, I guess this means that I have to drink after axe throwing… I’ve always wanted to go to one of those smash places too. What does that say about me?!

    I have some Midwestern stereotypes, lol, and axe-throwing is one of them. ; ) I say this lovingly as a New Englander and now Floridian. Nothing beats FL stereotypes with Florida man, lol!!! Just kidding, sorta…

    Axe-throwing sounds like a blast, and I am down! I imagine getting out some aggression while building my arm muscles.

    1. Kelly

      May 31, 2019 at 1:21 pm

      The axe throwing place has a bar! So you could start drinking there, haha. Although I don’t know how well sharp objects and alcohol mix.

      1. Christine

        May 31, 2019 at 2:10 pm

        Omg that’s so scary…and awesome!! 😂😂😂

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