Archive for September, 2009
Posted on 30. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Here are some more pictures from our adventure to South Dakota, mostly of a classic V10 called The Prow, and its counterpart Seul Avec Deux V7. Both climbs are at the base of Old Baldy near Mt. Rushmore. Brian on a V7 photos Rylan Marshall The Prow V10 The Prow V10
Posted on 27. Sep, 2009 by B3.
This weekend we made a quick trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota with Rylan Marshall and Brian Capps. The weather was a bit warm, but we had a good time nonetheless. The Black Hills provide a nice contrast with the scene in Colorado. We spent most of our time at Sylvan Lake. Sylvan [...]
Posted on 24. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Today I leave for the weekend up to South Dakota and the Black Hills. High on the list is Homestar V11 (which I have put in several sporadic days of effort) The Prow V10 and most interestingly King of Town B3, Matt Tschol’s classic problem. Should be a fun trip and I will have photos [...]
Posted on 23. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Today I hiked up to The Park and it was a really awesome day. I did no climbing, but just hiked up on the ridge (the shoulder of Otis Peak) and looked down upon the snow-dusted boulders gathered in Chaos Canyon. It was cloudy and cold but it was awesome to get out and I [...]
Posted on 22. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Saturday we went back to Upper Chaos. This was my fourth day on and I was feeling pretty tired. Wednesday and Thursday I had full setting and forerunning sessions at Movement, where I have begun setting. More on that later. It was warm, and we stopped at The Marble V10, so Justin Jaeger could take [...]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Fall is coming, particularly in the high country of RMNP. It’s a great time to be outside, as the days are dry and still fairly long, and the evenings are cool, clear and windy. Last week I found a stellar project in Upper Chaos Canyon. Looking into Upper Chaos and the summit of Otis Peak. [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2009 by B3.
Monday I went to the Park with Chad Greedy and Luke Parady. Chad has put some effort into cleaning an awesome arete just up the hill from Dead Racoon. The line is a striking knife blade over a very poor landing. A fall from the top portion would have dire consequences. Chad working out the [...]
Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by B3.
The past few weeks I have been trying to get back in shape, and Saturday I went to the Park with Justin Jaeger. At the top of my list was Barbed Wire Beard V11. Barbed Wire Beard is in Upper Chaos near the El Jorges. It was put up in 2003 by Adam Osterhoff. While [...]