Comments: If there's a couple of cars (i.e. climbing parties heading that way), you might wanna keep a head's up if any party is climbing Birdbrain as it's increasingly popular to rap The Ribbon afterwards.
Comments: Bouldered the two short flows at Vail's Golf Club (19th or 9th Hole falls etc.) today. The winter that wouldn't end...ice climbing in May for the sheer novelty of it. Fun quick hit solo/bouldering spot easy approach through the trees off the road that passes the golf club.
Comments: Fun solo "ice ramble," perhaps a good lead for a beginning ice leader. Don't know if this is the same line, but for the South-facing long gully just past Silverplume Falls (2nd gully high up heading west on I-70), the easiest approach is to take the Frontage road heading west out of Silverplume (parallel to I-70). About 2 miles up, take a right turn where a bridge goes over I-70, park at the end on the left-facing a hiking trail. Avoid parking near the private driveway on the right. Start hiking... more >>