Entries by tlanzano

Life of the Party

Route Name: Life of the Party Rock Formation: South Shanahan Crag Number of bolts to be placed:    Total of 22 bolts 19 lead bolts plus 3 anchor bolts: 1 extra bolt at ~25 meters for second rappel anchor and 2 bolts for top anchor at ~40 meters Route Difficulty: 5.11/12- Proposed Route: Life of the […]

FHRC Public Meeting – Tuesday, February 2 online

The FHRC public vote and meeting is coming up! Tuesday, February 2, at 7:00 pm Please join the Online Zoom Meeting  Public meeting to review and conduct vote on the current Flatirons route applications. Proposals include one route on the Matron (5.13), one route on Shanahan Grag (5.13), one route on Hillbilly Rock (5.11) and […]

Hillbilly Warm-up

Route Name: Hillbilly Warm-up Rock Formation: Hillbilly Rock     Number of bolts to be placed: 7-8 lead bolts to existing double-bolt anchor Route Difficulty: 5.11d Route Description: Hillbilly Warm-up climbs an obvious straight-up line on the right side of the wall, bisecting the existing line West Face Right (5.12a) at its first bolt. Because West Face […]

Astral Traveler

Route Name:     Astral Traveler Rock Formation:   Mickey Mouse Wall, Middle Tower Number of bolts to be placed: 27 bolts Pitch 1: 17 lead bolts and 2 bolt anchor Pitch 2: 8 lead bolts Proposed Grade: 5.12 Route Description: The route is approached by climbing the first two pitches of Captain Beyond (5.10a, 5.9+). Use of […]

2020 Flagstaff Trash but no Bash!

Join the Flatirons Climbing Council, the Boulder Climbing Community and the City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks in the annual clean-up of Flagstaff Road. Due to Covid-19 restrictions we will not be hosting the traditional Bash and dinner party, but your help is still needed. Over the past six months more visitation has […]

Mark Roth

FHRC Chairperson I first came to Boulder around 1981 on a climbing trip with my father and I instantly fell in love with the Flatirons.  I have lived in Boulder on and off since (earning a Geology degree from CU in ’96) and on a full time basis starting in the fall of ’07.  I […]