Follow Five Ten

  • Facebook Page: 48708964129
  • Twitter: 5ten
  • Vimeo: fiveten
  • YouTube: FiveTenTV

Portland Boulder Rally - Riley Joyce

 
Portland Boulder Rally - Riley Joyce
Portland Boulder Rally - Riley Joyce
Portland Boulder Rally - Riley Joyce
Portland Boulder Rally - Riley Joyce
 
October 28, 2012 - 
 

Waking you knowing you are going to have the time of your life. First stop was coffee. Then off to The Portland Boulder Rally; a local competition at the Circuit climbing gym in Portland Oregon. 

As a team member I hoped into the team bus to be greated by all my other teammates. We were all very excited about this competition. One, because it was the first competition of the season for us. Two, there were going to very well known climbers there that we can interact with. But most importantly, it sounded like it was going to be a blast!

While putting on my Quantums I began to scan around to find my first route I was going to get on. After a bit of warming up I started to crank out some hard routes. Noticing my foot hand matched on a sloper and my left hand reaching for a crimp up above me I noticed something. Something that was bright. Something that flashed. It was a camera higher than me. That little attention made me have a little more strength, and I sent the route!

The little things you don't expect when your climbing can happen! 

Thanks to the photographer that made me send my hardest route: 

Connor Charles Photography

 

Join the Community

Popular Stories

Projecting in Rifle - Nicholas Milburn
06-28-2014 - 
I started my summer with three goals: send The Crew (5.14c) in Rifle,...
A Change of Pace: Tahoe Bouldering - Urs Moosmuller
Urs Moosmuller
06-28-2014 - 
I am now in Reno, NV after a brutal 32 hour drive from...
Rock and Ice Photo Camp 2014 - Delaney Miller
Delaney Miller
07-01-2014 - 
This year’s Rock and Ice photo camp was another great experience! It took...
World Cup Leogang and IXS EDC Schladming in Austria - Spela Horvat
Spela Horvat
06-25-2014 - 
OK, so World Cup in Leogang was an interesting experience, especially because I'm...