Archive for 'RMNP'

Blade of Glory Video

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by .

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Untitled from Jamie Emerson on Vimeo.

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The Fall

The Fall

Posted on 23. Sep, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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RMNP

RMNP

Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by .

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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. […]

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RMNP

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .

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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 […]

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RMNP

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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It always seems like the Park is a great choice this time of year. I haven’t been climbing that much but there are great moderates, new problems and classic hard problems to do in Chaos Canyon and elsewhere. Here are some recent pictures I’ve taken of new problems and scenery. Battle Mountain, which forms the […]

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RMNP

Posted on 15. Sep, 2008 by .

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Several weeks ago I was searching for new boulder problems. In Upper Chaos I stumbled upon a majestic dihedral, one worthy of a strong effort. Putting up new problems is hard work and often takes alot of time and effort. The first day I felt like this problem would go I scrubbed and cleaned the […]

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RMNP

Posted on 10. Sep, 2008 by .

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In Colorado the future of bouldering seems to be long hiking and for those that are willing to put the time in there are very nice problems to be had. There are several zones in RMNP that are a long haul from the trail head and last weekend I visited one of them. After over […]

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RMNP

Posted on 05. Sep, 2008 by .

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Angie Payne made the first female ascent today of European Human Being V12 in Rocky Mountain National Park. She has worked on this problem for the last three years and has finally finished it off. Last week she came desperately close when she stuck the last move on link and fell when her right hand […]

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Blood Money

Posted on 27. Aug, 2008 by .

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A great day today! I went to the Park after work and finished off Blood Money, the outstanding roof behind Sunspot. I had been thwarted by the rain on Sunday however today was cool enough but more importantly dry. Daniel Woods was nearby making the second ascent of Ty Landman’s great new problem Top Notch […]

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RMNP

Posted on 20. Aug, 2008 by .

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Today I bolted out of work and ran up to the new roof project I had cleaned and chalked three weeks ago above Sunspot. Sunday I showed it to Daniel Woods and today he made the first ascent. Dave Graham has done the second. There were many good things said by all about this new […]

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