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Offline JoeC

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Alpine Bouldering
« on: September 05, 2011, 06:56:59 PM »
There is tons of potential up high in the presidentials.  Ive been up to king ravine and was not happy i left my pad in the car.  Id like to start developing alpine bouldering up there probably next summer.  Whos got beta?

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011, 09:13:29 AM »
You should go up NOW

Problems up to V11 so far......

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 05:03:16 PM »
Beta?

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 07:12:23 PM »
'm not sure- I think Jamie C has some info, but it's been pretty quite

Also the Weetamoo boulder at Chocura is cool

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2011, 07:25:08 PM »
How are the fall temps up there?

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2011, 07:51:12 PM »
How are the fall temps up there?

Bring a puffy. 

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2011, 07:54:06 PM »
Thats what I figured.  I was just up there last week, first time in alpine land.

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2011, 09:07:06 PM »
To what extent does this alpine bouldering involve leaving the trails? I'm assuming it has to and that brings up the issue of trampled vegetation at the base of those boulders. I'd hate for this to happen.

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2011, 10:36:40 PM »
That is a concern.  When exploring king ravine you need to stay on the boulders.  Pretty much the whole floor is boulders.

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #9 on: September 07, 2011, 09:30:52 AM »
You're right King Ravine might not be a problem. But I have seen potential on the ridge line of the Predidentials that would cause lots of impact if bouldered.

Kai

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2011, 09:50:00 AM »
I see an argument coming........

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2011, 11:33:44 AM »
I see one too.  It is possible to minimize impact while bouldering however.

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2011, 11:37:13 AM »
Who is Jamie C?

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2011, 04:35:51 PM »
Jamie Cunningham--Often posts on here as Smartpig

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Re: Alpine Bouldering
« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2011, 07:32:05 PM »
We don't want any alpine intrusions like railroads or huts or............................

Don't get me started on this shit - these are eyesores and bullshit- nothing less


Ican'tput some flagtape up for a a pproach toa 600' cliff 'cause it;s a "wilderness" ..but I can spend $70 to stay in fucking hut...