Rifle (map)

Mossy creek in the canyon

Red building in the canyon

Camping in the vansion at Rifle, which was a good thing since it rained every day

Pretty canyon

Lookin' smooth at the Middle Ice Caves area

Tenuous brook crossing

Starting up Cold Cuts
Cold Cuts

Near the bottom of Cold Cuts
Cold Cuts

Angular holds characterize this route, and just about every other route at Rifle
Cold Cuts

Bustin' back muscles

Amazing climbing, no route finding here due to the chalk

Strenuous pulling and an intricate sequence coming up

Suppose to be 5.9, but more like .11a

Another "warm up" route, pretty much at our limit

Givin' it on Handy Boy
Handy Boy

Colin on Rumor Has It, a super popular .11b
Rumor Has It

Fierce and strenuous laybacking
Rumor Has It

Nice thigh jam in the back of Skull Cave
Forgotten Years

Steep climbing in a cave…a good choice because it was raining
Pile Driver