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Bouldering Bliss: Thrilling Climbs in Boulder’s Landscape

February 6th, 2024

  Nestled against the backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado, stands as a haven for both beginner and expert boulderers alike. This picturesque town boasts not only breathtaking natural beauty but also offers some of the finest bouldering opportunities in the country. For beginners, Boulder’s diverse range of bouldering routes ensures a gentle introduction to the sport, with easily accessible climbs that gradually build skills and confidence. The city’s nurturing bouldering community provides a supportive environment for novices, fostering a learning atmosphere... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

February 1st, 2024

Most days a week, you can find Pete and his bumper sticker-covered Subaru, dubbed “The Starship”, climbing somewhere on Flagstaff Mountain. “Bouldering is not only a great way to train; it can clear your mind and help you find balance,” he articulates. Pete plans to become a mountain guide, where he can utilize his climbing knowledge to help others summit peaks. He has his eyes set on many of the world’s highest mountains, and a determination that will surely land him on top.  Read More

Boulder Bouldering Bliss: Rock On in the Morning

January 2nd, 2024
a man standing on top of a rock next to another man

In the enchanting town of Boulder, Colorado, at the break of dawn, two dedicated climbers embraced the first light of sunrise as they practiced their craft. The town’s renowned bouldering scene came to life in the soft, golden glow of morning, casting a magical spell over the landscape. Boulder’s allure lies not only in its stunning natural rock formations but also in the opportunity it offers climbers to ascend these granite giants amidst the ethereal beauty of a sunrise. With chalked hands and resolute expressions, these climbers embodied the essence of bouldering—an activity that... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

December 17th, 2023

Meet Christine! Originally from Germany, she was driving through Boulder on a cross country trip with her husband. They spent the day bouldering in the Flatirons behind this beautiful city. In this picture she looks up as her husband ascends a tricky route on Mt. Sanitas. Only here for a few days, the couple enjoyed hiking and eating at restaurants here in Boulder! Nice to meet you guys, have a great time in America!  Read More

Exciting Climbing Spots in Boulder

November 5th, 2023

Living in Boulder has countless benefits. There is a coffee shop, trail run, or climbing gym on every corner, but most importantly, the Front Range is littered with boulders and sport crags. If you’ve only got an afternoon to spend climbing, there are a handful of spots within a fifteen-minute drive or short hike. The list here is certainly not exhaustive, but these three locations have some great rock and quality lines. Flagstaff Flagstaff is an epicenter for bouldering. Some love it, some hate it, but if you are looking for roadside boulders, this is the place to go. The rough granite at... Read More

Boulder is home to some of the World’s Best climbing sites

October 27th, 2023

Boulder residents are nothing if not adventurous, and with a slew of jagged peaks, soaring canyons, and other beautiful natural features just begging to be conquered, rock climbing is a popular pastime. We found five great places to get in a killer climb for those adventurous spirits. 1.  Eldorado Canyon Eldorado Canyon, a state park just south of Boulder, offers hundreds of routes up 700-foot cliffs. Climb along south-facing routes in the springtime, and beat the heat in the summer by finding shaded routes. This park can get crowded on weekends, so go early to get your climb on! 2. The Flatirons You’ve... Read More

Boulder Rocks the Bouldering World – Best in the Nation

September 27th, 2023
photo of woman climbing mountain

Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado, has earned its reputation as one of the premier bouldering destinations in the United States. This vibrant city, known for its outdoor culture and stunning natural landscapes, offers climbers a unique and unparalleled experience. There are several compelling reasons why Boulder stands out as one of the best bouldering cities in the country. Scenic Beauty: Boulder’s natural beauty is a climber’s dream. The iconic Flatirons, colossal rock formations that dominate the skyline, offer breathtaking backdrops for bouldering... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day!

August 25th, 2023

Meet Ollie! Ollie recently moved to Boulder to experience the culture and world-class climbing it has to offer. So far he is loving the decision, and is knocking off classic climbs every day. Besides crushing boulder problems, Ollie loves the atmosphere and hanging out with fellow climbers at the crags. If you don’t know who he is, you can tell you’re climbing with Ollie if his beta for any problem includes at least four heel hooks. Thanks Ollie!  Read More

An Ode to Vertical Adventure – Boulder Style

February 12th, 2023

If you have lived in Boulder long enough, you have probably noticed climbers with their callused hands and their chalk-covered capris. You can witness climbers in their natural environment at any one of the six climbing gyms in Boulder, or meandering through the prepared foods section in WholeFoods for a post-workout meal. More commonly though, climbers embark on migrations to outdoor challenges, whether that means the thousand feet of climbing up the Flatirons, or the granite boulders in Rocky Mountain National Park, or the day-long climb up The Diamond on Longs Peak. However, long before protein... Read More

Ten Reasons Why Boulder Rocks

December 17th, 2021

Happy cows may come from California, but happy people come from Boulder. And for good reason! Boulder has so much to offer, it’s no wonder that people here are considered to be among the happiest in the country. Narrowing this list down was the real challenge, but here are ten reasons why Boulder rocks: 1. Hiking, Biking, and Climbing Okay, maybe that’s three reasons, but the main theme here is mountains. Nestled right at the base of the Rockies, Boulder has over 300 miles of hiking and biking trails, and countless opportunities for climbing and bouldering (imagine that). Even if you don’t... Read More