Climbing Areas Archives: RMNP

Jade Video

I have returned safely from Las Vegas with both my marriage and my finances still intact so it was a successful trip. While I sort things out, be sure to check out this video of Daniel Woods doing the first ascent of Jade (V15). [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=SpfIEes3lnw] I for one am psyched that they decided to show […]

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Do Me A Solid…

…and try to mix in a rest day. It never seemed to work all that well for me, but part of being a sick strong climber seems to be the ability to climb several days on without getting worn out or injured. Exhibits A and B this week are Daniel Woods and Ty Landman. Daniel […]

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Traversing The Park

Freaks of the Industry at RMNP, CO was first climbed by James Litz in 2003 and has been repeated several times. Is it V13 or V14? I guess that depends on who you ask. Either way, it is a sick problem. Below is video of Ty Landman dispatching it in only a couple days of […]

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Summer 2001 Road Trip: RMNP Rest Day

Summer 2001 Road Trip: RMNP Rest Day

The “Rest” Day On one of our rest days I pushed for a hike to the top of Long’s Peak. That was met with a lukewarm reception so we instead decided to hike to the lake pictured below which is about halfway to the top of Long’s. It might be called Chasm lake, I can’t […]

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Summer 2001 Road Trip: RMNP Bouldering

Summer 2001 Road Trip: RMNP Bouldering

RMNP Bouldering A few more pictures from “The Park” Mike Nash attempting an unkown problem near the Kind Traverse Mike attempting the hyperclassic Deep Puddle Dynamics (V9) Sundev Lohr attempting Deep Puddle Dynamics Sundev climbing a problem just right of The Gobot

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Summer 2001 Road Trip: Chaos Canyon

Summer 2001 Road Trip: Chaos Canyon

Chaos Canyon There isn’t much you can say to describe the bouldering and the atmosphere at Chaos Canyon in Rocky Mountain National Park. It has to be one of the best settings to climb at in the entire country and it has some of the best hard lines anywhere. Unfortunately for me I was climbing […]

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Summer 2001 Road Trip

Summer 2001 Road Trip

It seems like a different lifetime, but back in the summer of 2001 I went on a one month road trip after I graduated from High School. The destinations were Colorado for some alpine bouldering and Wyoming for some limestone sport climbing. As time permits over the next week or two I will be posting […]

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