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Reply: First Flatiron: Adding bolts at the p1 Tree
Apr 1, 2019 There is a formal process for adding fixed hardware in the Flatirons and it is against the law to add bolts without a permit. Please do not add any rogue bolts. Reach out… View Message
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Reply: Initial 2019 Seasonal Wildlife Closures, City of B…
Jan 31, 2019 As in past years the Industrial Wall is also included in the Mickey Mouse closure  View Message
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Reply: Flatirons Climbing History presentation - This Thu…
Nov 11, 2018 we will try to give the presentation at another local venue in the future.  You can follow the FCC on our Facebook page or check out our website for regular announcements View Message
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Reply: Flatirons Climbing History presentation - This Thu…
Nov 8, 2018 last call, event is tonight View Message
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Reply: Flatirons Climbing History presentation - This Thu…
Nov 8, 2018 Here is a map of the venue for tonight's event and nearby parking.  CU garage parking is $2/hr, street parking is less and only necessary until 7pm,Public transportation o… View Message
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Did you know...
Nov 7, 2018 That the first recorded ascent in the Flatirons was in 1906 of the East Face of the Third by the Millard brothers, climbing without ropes...?Or that the first recorded use of c… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Flatirons Climbing History presentation - This Thursday,…
Nov 6, 2018 Hello everyone,The FCC has partnered with the City of Boulder OSMP to present the climbing history of the Flatirons.The event will take place from 7:00 to 8:30pm at theUniversi… View Message
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Reply: Trail Volunteers Needed for South Seal October 16,…
Oct 22, 2018 Thanks to all the volunteers that participated on Thursday and Saturday.In total 19 volunteers (15 Saturday and 4 on Thursday) participated in the event taking personal time aw… View Message
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Reply: Trail Volunteers Needed for South Seal October 16,…
Oct 17, 2018 We are looking for more volunteers for Saturday's event!  Please give back to one of the best sport climbing venues in town.https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flatirons-trail-vo… View Message
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Reply: Trail Volunteers Needed for South Seal October 16,…
Oct 15, 2018 We are canceling the Tuesday event due to snow in the area and the risk of melting ice fall.  We are still on for Thursday and Saturday.Sign up here:https://www.eventbrite… View Message
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Reply: Trail Volunteers Needed for South Seal October 16,…
Oct 13, 2018 Still in need of volunteers View Message
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Trail Volunteers Needed for South Seal October 16,18 and…
Oct 11, 2018 Come give some love to south side of Seal Rock! The FCC is looking for volunteers for our trail day next Saturday on October 20.The FCC and the City of Boulder Open Space and M… View Message
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Reply: Third Flatiron Rescue Training
Oct 4, 2018 Thanks for the correction.It is indeed on Sunday October 7 View Message
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Reply: Third Flatiron Rescue Training
Oct 4, 2018 Reminder that the Third and surrounding crags will be closed this Sunday View Message
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Third Flatiron Rescue Training
Oct 3, 2018 Hello everyone,The Third Flatiron including all aspects (E, N, W, S faces), plus Queen Ann’s, WC Pinnacle, 1911 Gully and the Ghetto will be closed this SUNDAY, October 7… View Message
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Reply: 18th Annual Trash Bash - Flagstaff, Boulder
Sep 12, 2018 Looking forward to the local community coming together for this yearly event!!! View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: 18th Annual Trash Bash - Flagstaff, Boulder
Sep 8, 2018 Join us next week for a full fun evening event.  We provide dinner and drinks for free and there will be a free gear raffle, plus a silent auction! View Message
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18th Annual Trash Bash - Flagstaff, Boulder
Sep 7, 2018 Join us on Thursday September 13 for the 18th Annual Trash Bash.  In collaboration with BCC and the City of Boulder (OSMP) we welcome volunteers to collect trash on Flagst… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Falls Access
Sep 7, 2018 Access to climbing through Boulder Falls is indeed once again open.  There is an obvious foot path through the talus leading up to the keyhole View Message
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Reply: Flatirons Climbing Closures - Xcel Transmission Line
Aug 31, 2018 There are additional closures associated with the ongoing Xcel workSeptember 4 to December 1: The NCAR-Table Mesa/Bear Trail will be closed because of Xcel electric constructio… View Message
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Reply: Flatirons Climbing Closures - Xcel Transmission Line
Aug 29, 2018 It is closed to everyone, the climbing reference here is because MP is a climbing website... View Message
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Flatirons Climbing Closures - Xcel Transmission Line
Aug 29, 2018 The ongoing transmission work being conducted by Xcel requires that multiple climbing formations be closed for the duration of the work.  The work is currently scheduled t… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Aug 16, 2018 As noted above the closure on the Third Flatiron was lifted on Monday, August 13.  This was another successful year of nestings in the Flatirons with seven Peregrine falco… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Aug 2, 2018 There is another forum thread to discuss the Bear Canyon trail closurehttps://www.mountainproject.com/forum/topic/114800111/boulder-flatirons-bear-canyon-trail-closureBack to t… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Aug 1, 2018 The Bear Canyon closure is due to XCel Energy doing maintenance in the area. This is the second year that they are working in the area and it is a major disruption to climbing… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Aug 1, 2018 If anyone is hiking through the area please let us know if the Closure signs are inadequate.  This particular nest is in a vulnerable location to anyone soloing and descen… View Message
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Boulder Flatirons - Bear Canyon Trail Closure
Aug 1, 2018 Xcel transmission line replacement work will lead to the long-term closure of the Bear Canyon TrailStarting today, Wednesday, Aug. 1, the Bear Canyon Trail west of the National… View Message
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Reply: Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Aug 1, 2018 This is a reminder that the Third Flatiron remains closed until August 15 as the peregrine fledglings are still in their nest.  Please observe the closure perimeters.The r… View Message
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Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures Update
Jul 13, 2018 Several updates on this front, most significant is that the closure of the Third Flatiron will be extended beyond July 31 due to late nesting of peregrine falcons.  Other… View Message
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Reply: Bear activity in the Flatirons
Jun 1, 2018 Whether you feed them or pet them going forward will dictate whether this bear gets to live or whether it will be euthanized.  Hopefully preventing the latter outcome is i… View Message
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Reply: Bear activity in the Flatirons
Jun 1, 2018 This bear continues to aggressively pursue backpacks and food sources.  The bear has also expanded its activity to include Woods Quarry and the First Flatiron.Please conta… View Message
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Reply: Bear activity in the Flatirons
May 23, 2018 bump View Message
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Bear activity in the Flatirons
May 22, 2018 In the last two weeks, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) has received information of two incidents where a bear was observed in the Satellites Bouldering Are… View Message
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Boulder Flatirons Raptor Closures partially lifted - 2018
May 17, 2018 The following Raptor Closures in the Flatirons were lifted on May 15, 2018 due to absent or failed breeding conditionsSkunk CanyonBear Creek Spire and Der Frieschutz .Skun… View Message
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Reply: Be clear about the bird closures around here, OK?…
Mar 12, 2018 This is the official page for Raptor Closures on OSMP administered lands (Mickey Mouse, etc.):https://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/cliff-nesting-raptor-closures View Message
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Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) master plan…
Mar 6, 2018 OSMP is hosting two community events to help shape the Open Space and Mountain Parks Master PlanTo craft the future of your Open Space and Mountain Parks! OSMP is looking for p… View Message