Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: 5/8/217. Route 166 Bouldering Development Project

Kansas Adventure Athlete: Route 166 Boulder
What started out as another trip to Elk City Lake to explore the Table Mound for bouldering development put on a different path that lead us to this singular rock projecting out of the earth. We parked and checked it out. We couldn’t quite tell if it was natural or […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: Kansas Bouldering-Coming Soon!!!!

Kansas Bouldering-coming soon:-)
 

Christopher Edwards​ and I discuss on every bouldering development trip some of the details and ethics surrounding what we are doing. We also discuss when and how to make ALL this new information available to our local bouldering community. We have traveled a 1000  miles and spent hundreds of dollars on gear for […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: 4/10/2017. Fall River Bouldering Development Project. Series 6

Fall River Bouldering Development Project: 4/10/2017
Mother nature was kind to us and chose not to rain on us for this trip. We have had a few trips out here when we had rain several days before and even small showers the night before. Knowing that the sandstone is weaker when wet and experiencing some breakage […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: 12/11/2016- Fall River Bouldering Development Project: Series 1

Fall River Bouldering Development Project-12/11/2016
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Another day at the office! 

Standing start that follows the featured rock to the top out. Be careful up top as you exit left to the large tree.

This is the furthest left of the Green Boulders in the Second clearing. The shiny top is patina.

The route below is […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: 2/6/2017- Fall River Bouldering Development Project Series 2

2/6/2017 Route Development Fall River
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So Christopher and I decided to head out again to develop some more bouldering problems at the Fall River Boulders. I had to stock back up on wire brushes and brooms from Harbor Freight because they are not lasting more than one or two sessions with as […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete Blog: 2/26/2017-Fall River Bouldering Development Project: Series 3

2/26/2017 Fall River Bouldering Development Day
The 4 routes below are located near the “Jessica Alba” boulder.

Kansas Adventure Athlete Blog: 3/6/2017- Fall River Bouldering Development Project: Series 4

3/6/2017 Fall River Development Project: Series 4
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During yesterdays route development Christopher Edwards​ pulled out the 1.4 to get some shots of me working #theproj on the Big Bend boulders. Not only do you have to be strong in the beginning but you have to be stronger on the finish move. I […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete Blog: 3/20/2017-Fall River Bouldering Development Series: 5

3/20/2017 Fall River Bouldering Development Project: Series 5
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On the first day of spring Monte Graham and myself ventured out to the new development area to do several things. He had and interest in seeing the routes we have put up out here, and also  wanted  to see the quality of lines that […]

Kansas Adventure Athlete BLOG: Anchor Building and Multi-Pitch Workshop by Shane Glazier

Anchor Building and Muti-Pitch Class 101
If you have ever wondered where did all these people from Kansas learn to climb, or better yet where did people from Kansas learn to safely engage in the sport of sport climbing, traditional gear placement, anchor building, and  multi pitch climbing then keep reading. For many years the Kansas […]

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Hueco Rock Rodeo 2017 Highlights: Jason Kruse Photography

 

 

I just wrapped up another kick ass photography assignment shooting the 2017 Hueco Rock Rodeo bouldering competition for the American Alpine Club last week. Last year was my first year to shoot the event but it wasn’t my first Rodeo! This makes my 7th trip to this awesome bouldering destination.  The American Alpine Club once again put […]

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