Obsession

I have a project! Third project in my climbing life. First outdoor project. Beer Run.Beautiful technical and sustained route in Rifle. Craving to go back!!! Photographer: Mike Nalevanko 

Outside my usual boundaries

Catch Up It’s been a while since my last post. Time to catch up! First of all, I got a job since a few months. Best job ever: route setter by City Rock. Four days a week we set a bunch of new routes and boulders with a team. We work really structured to keep…

I Love RIFLE!

Someone in Pinch Fest 5.12b This has been the best outdoor climbing experience I’ve ever had until now. Attractive red/gray steep and vertical walls next to each other along the road. A beautiful flowing river, tons of hummingbirds, marmots and ground squirrels made the experience complete.  I was in Rifle, a sportsclimbing area for lazy…

Exploring

Granite! That’s the keyword for last weekend. Saturday we escaped the smokey Springs for some bouldering in Evergreen. After an invitation from Kegan, we watched some videos on Mountain Project and were immediately enthusiastic about that place!! Except for the garnet gneiss (instead of sandstone), it’s our own little Fontainebleau! Including the forest! That was…

RMNP and evacuation

This was one of those crazy weekends in my life. A rollercoaster of good and bad luck.It all started Friday afternoon. All packed I was waiting for Pascal to arrive. It took longer and longer and when I called it turned out that he was dealing with an escalation at his work. A few hours…

Finally!

After two weeks of rest, I finally did some climbing! Not at the gym, but at my favorite climbing crag Shelf Road! But first we (Lindsey, Adam, Pascal and I) drove to Salida for the FIBArk festival. Salida is a fun, little town with a great atmosphere. When we arrived, the party was going on while a…

Rocks!

Saturday: Clear Creek Canyon Saturday was a big day, because we found ourselves a new home in Manitou Springs, a very fun little town next to Colorado Springs. We are going to live at the foot of Pikes Peak in a cozy little house. Awesome!  Our day couldn’t start any better and happily we drove…

Short Siurana Trip

Dani Andrada putting up a new route in L’Olla A week ago we (Pascal and I) got the message that our visa application for the US was approved! Because we are waiting so long now, we decided very quickly to move end of this month. We had to decide what to do with our last…