Climbers Archives: Carlo Traversi

Carlo Traversi Paths Of Glory (V12) FA Video

Wade David has a high res video for download of Carlo Traversi doing the First Ascent of Paths Of Glory (V12) in Clear Creek Canyon, CO.  Daniel Woods made a quick 2nd ascent last weekend and commented that the problem has “really bad rock”, but it looks pretty good in the video.

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News & Notes – 05/13/2008

News & Notes – 05/13/2008

I have another interesting topic for discussion tomorrow, but in the meantime here are a few links for your perusal: If you enjoy salivating over the posts at the Betabase blog, you should consider checking out the blog of Justin Alarcon.  In this post, he spends the day bouldering in The Valley with Beth Rodden […]

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News & Notes – 5/8/2008

News & Notes – 5/8/2008

Not much Earth shattering news going down lately but here are a few things to check out from the past few weeks: Joe Kinder prepared nicely for his 2 month trip to Spain with his recent FA of Golden Direct (5.14d) at the Cathedral in Utah.  You can read more about it here, here and […]

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Hard, Unrepeated American Boulders

I thought it would be interesting to compile a list of hard (V14 and up) boulder problems that have not been repeated in North America. Thanks to everyone for help in compiling these problems (Most of these grades are pure speculation from outside observers): Nuclear War – V14 – Matt Bosley – Harriman State Park, […]

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Trice Repeated Twice

Last week I somewhat jokingly was speculating on who would be first to repeat Jim Holloway’s Trice at Flagstaff Mountain after 30 years.  Yesterday the answer ended up being Carlo Traversi, however Jamie Emerson was quick to follow suit, repeating Trice shortly after Carlo did.  They both decided to give it the grade of V12.  […]

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Who Will Be 1st To Be 2nd?

Who Will Be 1st To Be 2nd?

It has been roughly 30 years since Jim Holloway established Trice (aka Another Hollway Route) at Flagstaff Mountain. Jim Holloway on Trice Photo: Rob Candelaria via Peter Beal Now with cooler temps descending on Boulder, the race is on to downgrade Trice to B2. Jamie Emerson working Trice Photo: Chuffer Carlo Traversi working Trice Who […]

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