Twenty acres or so of the ranch in the back are pretty much straight up. You'd have to be a cliff dweller to live there, or a pretty crazy hermit, since it's a steep, rocky hillside topped with rimrock.
Public service announcement: Just so you know, we do practice safety here at The Nickel and Dime. When Tom is climbing around, he takes a walkie-talkie. That way if he falls and becomes unconscious, he can give me a call and I can summon the medics.