Entries by tlanzano

Bobbi Bensman

FCC Board I started climbing in 1980, while in high school in Arizona. In the early years, climbing took me all over Arizona and to major destinations such as Joshua Tree and Hueco Tanks. I eventually moved to Boulder in 1990 allowing me to climb all over Colorado, yet I have mostly fallen in love […]

FHRC Public Meeting – Wednesday, June 2

The FHRC public vote and meeting is coming up! Wednesday, June 2, at 7:00 pm Please join us at the Boulder Rock Club Public meeting to review and conduct vote on the current Flatirons route applications. New route proposals include one route on Shanahan Grag (5.11/5.12), one route on Hillbilly Rock (5.13+). Time: Wednesday, June […]

Royal Arch Trail Closure

Starting on Monday, May 17, the City of Boulder will implement closures along the Royal Arch Trail  to reroute the popular trail around areas prone to significant erosion. To help protect visitors and OSMP trail crews, the city will close the Royal Arch Trail from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The city […]

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 […]