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Daily Camera: January Green Drinks

February 24, 2011 Leave a comment

January Green Drinks at the Boulderado in Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Caroline Treadway.

On the last Tuesday of the first month of the new year, Green Drinks convened at the historic Hotel Boulderado — the perfect locale for a “Shining” remake in my opinion — for another round of high energy, semi work-related, sustainable fun. Please read the rest of the blog here, it’s funny.

Categories: News, Random Stuff

2011 ABS Nationals

February 15, 2011 2 comments

Competitors Angie Payne and Alex Johnson congratulate Alex Puccio after she flashed women's final 3 and won ABS Nationals. Photo by Caroline Treadway.

On the warm, windy evening of Feb. 12, an anxious crowd swelled outside the Scarpa warehouse in Boulder, Colorado to watch the final round of ABS Nationals, one of the biggest bouldering competitions in the U.S. When the doors opened at seven pm, the crowd spilled in and spectators dashed to grab seats, quickly populating the vast warehouse. A vibrant rainbow of patterned spotlights swept across the swooping plywood walls – made specially for the event by Vertical Solutions – and the DJ pumped tunes while the last competitors trickled into isolation. When the lights dimmed and veteran MC Scott Meckler introduced the competitors who made it to finals, the crowd exploded the quiet buzz that been building all day. Read the rest of the story here!

Categories: Climbing, News

Veterans Expeditions

February 8, 2011 Leave a comment

Veterans Expeditions. Michael Ramsey - video still.

In the wee hours of Sept.11, 2010, a small team of combat veterans, ages 24-65, set out to climb Longs Peak, the highest mountain in Colorado’s Front Range. Together they headed up the dark trail, headlamps bobbing through the frosted morning. When sunrise torched the tip of Longs, they were still hours from the 14,259 ft. summit. Exhausted, but fueled with a group determination honed by years at war – Vietnam, Iraq and everywhere in between – they marched to the summit, signed the registry and looked out on the country they’d fought to protect. Read the rest of the story here!

Categories: News

Green Drinks Boulder: November at Jill’s

December 30, 2010 Leave a comment

Green Drinks November at Jill's. Photo by Caroline Treadway.

I just wrote my first blog for the Daily Camera on November’s installation of Green Drinks, an evening of sustainable social networking that takes place once a month at various drinking establishments around town. It was a blast, I met tons of interesting people doing very inspiring green things in Boulder and got to write about them. Check it out on the Daily Camera’s web site!

Categories: News, Photography

Boulder Adventure Film Festival

December 3, 2010 1 comment

The Adventure Film Festival at the historic Boulder Theater in downtown Boulder, Colorado. Photo by Caroline Treadway.

In 2004, Jonny Copp got an idea. Snow and tent-bound for days in the high Himalayas, I’m sure he had lots of ideas. But this one stuck, an international film festival to celebrate alpinism, adventure, and the environment, all things Jonny loved. Read the rest of the story. Read more…

Categories: Climbing, News, Photography

t4three profile of the week!

October 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Photo by Robin Puro.

My good friend Robin Puro – a talented rock climber, chef and writer – recently interviewed me about food. In her newest writing project, Robin asks 10 cuisine-related questions to average people and compiles them on her blog – t4three, dedicated to all things delicious. I’m honored to be the first!

Profile of the Week: Caroline

How does food fit into other people’s lives? In the profile series, Tea for Three will showcase short interviews with a wide variety of random folk to get a glimpse of their mind, their stomach, and what the two have to say to one another.
Categories: News

Reel Rock Film Tour Premiere

September 22, 2010 Leave a comment

Reel Rock Film Tour Premiere at the Boulder Theater. All photos by Caroline Treadway.

The Reel Rock Film Tour premiered at the historic Boulder Theater with two packed shows. A few of my photos from the event are posted on Big Up’s blog! The rest are here. Read more…

Categories: Climbing, News, Photography
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