Archive for February, 2009
Posted on 27. Feb, 2009 by B3.
I just got an email from Nalle Hukkataival who is in Hueco Tanks and has been tearing it up. Not only did he have one of the best days Hueco has ever seen climbing Full Throttle V13, Algerita V13, flashing Le Pelerin V12 flashing Full Service V10, he followed this up by flashing The Full [...]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2009 by B3.
Red Feather is a huge area. The climbing areas themselves are spread out, and the problems within the areas are spreadout. Often times the amount of hiking is equal to or greater than the amount of climbing. It has an exploratory feel. Do to its lack of concentration and it being a 2 hour drive [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2009 by B3.
The weather in Boulder continues to be cold and the snow has lingered. Yesterday I made my way up to Flagstaff to climb Hollow’s Way, probably the best line on the Mountain. Unfortunately, that problem was covered in snow, so we made our way up the road to check out a new problem put up [...]
Posted on 17. Feb, 2009 by B3.
This past week I was locked in the gym route setting for the ABS Nationals at the Spot Bouldering Gym. Its hard to believe but this is the 10th season of the ABS. I have been involved in the Nationals setting for 5 years. Kynan Waggoner was the head setter, and our crew included Chris [...]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2009 by B3.
I just returned from Hueco and although I had a good time, I didn’t manage one hard problem. While this was certainly frustrating, it comes with the territory. As much time as I spend climbing there are always peaks and valleys. I went with Brian Camp and Andre Defelice, who just returned from Europe. Andre [...]