Hayden Kennedy on the Carbondale Short Bus

By now most folks are aware that Carbondale’s own Hayden Kennedy established the hardest pitch in Indian Creek this past March, with his ascent of the Carbondale Short Bus. Austin Siadak captured some great footage of Hayden on the send, though he makes it look so casual it’s hard to tell this is the hardest pitch in the area. To Hayden’s credit, he does mention that the route was easier for him in a couple spots, thanks to his height and reach. (If you’ve seen the video of Nick Martino trying this line, you’ll notice it’s a much bigger dyno for him).

You can read more from filmmaker Austin Siadak here.

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Bulldog Creek Dog Walk (IV WI 4+)

Hayden Carpenter and Tom Bohanon recently repeated an obscure ice climb on the south side of Mt Sopris. Given a brief mention in Jack Robert’s ice guide, Bulldog Creek Walk is described as being 100 meters of WI 4. What they found was seven pitches of ice in a remote setting that makes for one […]

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