Climbing Areas Archives: RMNP

News & Notes – 8/20/2007

A scary story that seems to be coming to a positive resolution is that of Ryan Sewell contracting the Hantavirus virus while climbing in Rifle, CO.  Unfortunately both Ryan and his friend Future Roden (who was camping with Ryan in Rifle) were to represent the US at the upcoming Youth World Championships in Ecaudor, however […]

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Ty Landman’s "Hour of Chaos"

Here is an excerpt from a nice write-up Ty did for moonclimbing.com about his recent repeat of Jade (V15): I chalked my hands and arranged my hands on the start holds. I pulled on and entered a zone that I rarely visit. It felt as though I was almost under sea floating towards the surface. I executed […]

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Pad Stashing in RMNP

Pad Stashing in RMNP

Back in the day when I visited RMNP to explore the alpine bouldering there was to be done there, I distinctly remember seeing some pads around the boulders that curiously didn’t seem to have any owners. There were only a handful of people bouldering in the Park on a given day back then so it […]

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More News & Notes – 7/30/2007

More News & Notes – 7/30/2007

I really dropped the ball this morning when I failed to mention a few more tidbits to check out: An updated version of the already phenomenal guidebook to sport climbing at the Red River Gorge is coming out September 28, 2007: The Red River Gorge in eastern Kentucky is one of the best rock-climbing areas […]

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Kelly McBride Sends V11

Kelly McBride Sends V11

Props to Kelly McBride for sending Kind Traverse (V11) at Emerald Lake in RMNP. Nice Work! Photo (of practice sending) by sock hands Pretty strong for someone from Wisconsin.

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Wade David

Wade David

During my Climbers Behind The Lense post I somehow forgot to mention Wade David. He climbs, he shoots, and he also happens to have a couple of cool websites worth checking out. First is his new blog. It has some quick hitters and it has some nice eye candy pictures. Second is Wadedavid.com. Once there, […]

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News & Notes – 7/23/2007

News & Notes – 7/23/2007

A few quick hitters: Jon Cardwell has been having a good run out in Europe. In the past month he has done 4 .14b’s. Most recently he completed La Chronique de la Haine at Ceuse. Alan Moore recently sent The Gay Science (.13d), Gayness (.14a) and Zulu (.14a) at Rifle in the same day. If […]

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