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A Couple Thoughts on Attitude01/21/2016

Today I was listening to an episode of The Enormocast Podcast (which, in general, I find to be of a wonderfully high quality, this particular episode included) where founder and host Chris Kalous and guest Kelly Cordes were rapping about the 5Point Film Festival back in 2012…

2015 Wrap-Up12/31/2015

Ah, the end-of-the-year summation. Feels cliche, but I’m kind of a reflective guy, so here goes…

Cirque of the Towers09/22/2015

I’ve been wanting to make a trip into the Cirque of the Towers in the Wind River Range for a few years now; it contains two of the vaunted 50 Classic Climbs of North America (East Ridge of Wolf’s Head and the Northeast Face on Pingora Peak) and all photos I’d seen of it evidenced the usual Wind River majesty…

Flatiron Season in Full Swing09/01/2015

I have a couple of Flatiron objectives this fall—the Tour de Flatirons where friends gather five weeks in a row to time trial a classic Flatiron formation in car-to-car fashion, and a (hopefully, optimistically) single-push link-up of Gerry Roach’s 53 designated “classic” Flatiron routes. Yesterday morning I biked up to Chautauqua to work on progressing towards both of these goals…

Longs Peak Triathlon aka Kieners Self-Powered08/27/2015

There is a long tradition in Boulder of ascending Longs Peak from town using only human power. Specifically, biking the ~40mi to the trailhead instead of driving; running and climbing the mountain; and then reversing it all back to town. I’m sure it probably happened sooner, but the earliest such activity that I have found documented is Bill Briggs’ 1974 15hr roundtrip of the Kieners Route…