Green Lake Boulders, 9/15

The Green Lake boulders have been an attractive destination lately — their short approach and limited climbing is perfect for half-day trips. So we headed out there again, this time with our good friend Jesse along for the fun. As … Continued

Nine Corners, 9/14

First thing: Pop or Drop! It’s the most classic line of its grade at Nine Corners. It’s also only a V4, but one that’s never quite worked for me, so I’ve been projecting it off and on since 2004 (nine … Continued

Green Lake Sessions

Our tiny crew made a couple of trips to the Green Lake Boulders in Caroga Lake last week. Andy and I put in a short night session Thursday after work, then we returned with Heather on Sunday morning. Green Lake … Continued

Pinnacle Boulders

I located a large pile of talus in the woods recently, so Andy and I took advantage of a rest day to hike in and scout for boulders. Parking is at a DEC trailhead at the end of Pinnacle Road … Continued

Fall Friction at Nine Corners

Heather, Andy, and I hit the road for another trip to Nine Corners last weekend. The temperature and humidity are finally inching toward Fall conditions, so projects were on our minds. We set up base camp at the Lookout boulder, … Continued

Southern Adirondack Bouldering Competition

Last weekend, Caroga Lake hosted the annual Southern Adirondack Rock Climbing Festival. As part of the festival, a bouldering competition was held at Nine Corners Lake boulders on Saturday. I was scheduled for a friend’s bachelor party at 2:00 pm, but … Continued

More Nine Corners Bouldering

The temperatures have started to show signs of Fall’s approach, so Andy and I took another trip to Nine Corners last Saturday. The plan, as before, was to continue acclimating our skin and tendons to the approaching sending season. Arriving … Continued