Archive for November, 2009
Posted on 24. Nov, 2009 by B3.
When I first moved to Colorado, Mt. Evans was virtually unknown. For almost three years, only a handful of boulderers visited the area and I was lucky enough to be one of them. I was asked to keep the place a secret by the climbers who found it. This put me in a very difficult [...]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2009 by B3.
It is that time of year again, and Saturday I went to Red Feather Lakes with Chad Greedy, Brian Camp and Chris Craft. Red Feather has become a place for me to get really psyched on, as there are just loads of good hard problems to develop. Last season the new installations were The Vampire, [...]
Posted on 15. Nov, 2009 by B3.
This past weekend I spent at home, in Michigan, with my parents and Saturday I had the chance to visit a small area called Brecksville near Cleveland for a day of bouldering. Mike Tucker, a lawyer and friend of mine from years back in Hueco and Boulder, drove out to give me a tour. Also, [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by B3.
Dreamtime, the classic Fred Nicole V14 in Cresciano, CH is considered by many to be the best boulder problem in the world. As I reported earlier, a crucial hold has broken. It seems from the pictures that it would be easy to glue the hold back on, and this raises an obvious and important ethical [...]
Posted on 11. Nov, 2009 by B3.
Yesterday Andre Difelice and I went to Boulder Canyon to check out Authentic Battle Damage V13 put up by Chris Schulte. Andre did the second ascent in about an hour, and in about 3 tries after figuring out his beta. I climbed to the mantel but fell off because I simply forgot what to do. [...]
Posted on 09. Nov, 2009 by B3.
Saturday was a beautiful day in the Poudre Canyon. Last weekend the Front Range was inundated with snow and it was nice to have a day of gorgeous fall weather. We climbed at the Gandalf Area on some great established problems. The river was down and the sometimes epic crossing was pleasureable. It’s always a [...]
Posted on 03. Nov, 2009 by B3.
I would like to preface this post with a disclaimer of sorts. A majority of the posts on my site have to do with my enjoyment of climbing, the beauty of a line, its history, its movement, or just spending time outside in beautiful places with my friends. Grades are also an important aspect of [...]