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Brian Boyd

Kowloon, Hong Kong
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Sep 12, 2018
Caleb: there are now two sets of bolted anchors on the top. View Comment
Oct 11, 2017
Some tips on getting to Thakhek: The most direct way is to fly from Bangkok to Nakon Phanom (also in Tha… View Comment
Aug 13, 2017
Stellar! View Comment
Oct 10, 2016
Awesome route! The first pitch follows the crack line with some jamming. The second pitch is quite short,… View Comment
Jul 11, 2016
If you blow the crux, there is an excellent chance of smashing onto the large ledge below. View Comment
May 1, 2016
Prior to the FA, two ginormous dirt clods blocked the final moves. There was an epic battle between Jack a… View Comment

Forum Messages View All 35

Regional > Northern California
Reply: Night photos of headlamps on El Cap 10/11 and 10/13
Oct 16, 2018 Hi John - thanks for the awesome photos.  I was lucky enough once to have an unplanned bivi near the top of middle cathedral.  It was a cold, cramped, hungry night, a… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Sportiva Genius sizing versus Miura (lace up)
May 9, 2018 The genius felt much tighter -- toenails digging in to me to the point where I had to tape.  Visually, when I compare the genius and the Miura, the genius actually looks w… View Message
Gear > Climbing Gear Discussion
Reply: Sportiva Genius sizing versus Miura (lace up)
May 9, 2018 I have 43 miura lace-ups in both mens and womens styles.  Brand new 43s are always uncomfortable, but get better quickly.  bought a 43 genius mail order, total misery… View Message
Regional > Colorado
Reply: Whoever took out Craig’s memorial on table mountai…
May 6, 2018 Whenever I make it to Table, I always take a moment at Craig's bench.  To strike a more positive note, here is Craig on his birthday at the summit of the Sixshooter in the… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: Crack Hangboard
Jan 16, 2018 As an alternative to making the crack board adjustable, you can build it to have different widths.  This layout allows me to practice different types of jams -- from thin… View Message
General > Training Forum
Reply: Crack Hangboard
Jan 15, 2018 A poor substitute for a full-on crack machine, but all I can fit in my apartment. View Message

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