Monthly Archives: December 2012

More ABC Hueco Media + Hot Shots Try Hard!

More Media!

from the On Bouldering Weekly Digest

from the On Bouldering Weekly Digest

We are happy to have earned a mention in the On Bouldering Weekly Digest for the Elite Team Thanksgiving Trip to Hueco. Click the photo to learn more.

Hot Shots Trying Hard!


Hot Shot Sloane tried so hard at practice last week that she was too tired to climb the stairs at home! That’s the kind of trying hard we like to see–great effort Sloane!

Throwback Photo: Coach Didier!

A great old photo of Coach Didier!


Hueco Thanksgiving 2012 Video!

Timmy Dolan climbing Fern Roof V10

Garrett Gregor climbing Loaded With Power V10

Austin Lankford climbing 10-10 V10

Matt Lubar climbing Dark Age V11

Jaime Cantarovici climbing Sign Of The Cross V3

Austin Lankford, Michael O’Rourke, Matt Lubar doing the Wonder Hole Dyno V10

Austin Lankford climbing Dirty Martini V10

Matt Lubar climbing El Techo De Los Tres B V11, Free Willy V10


Hueco Trip Press!

We are excited that some other media outlets have shared our trip to Hueco. Here are a few screen shots with links to the articles.

Team ABC's trip on

Team ABC’s trip on

Deadpoint Magazine

Deadpoint Magazine

Polish Bouldering Site

Polish Bouldering Site

German website Climax

German website Climax has a link to our Blog Post on Hueco

Team ABC in Hueco Thanksgiving 2012

Team ABC Boulder Elite Team Hueco Tanks 2012 Thanksgiving

Team ABC had a fantastic trip to Hueco over Thanksgiving break! We would like to congratulate all the athletes on their impressive sends. Here are a few favorites from each climber and a bunch of photos. Enjoy!


Jaime Cantarovici by Austin Lankford

Jaime Cantarovici  ::  Brutus V7


Timmy Dolan

Timmy Dolan  ::  Fern Roof V10


Michael Bartley Hueco 2012 by Garrett Gregor

Michael Bartley  ::  McBain V8, Fern Roof V10


Megan Mascarenas Crimping Christ Hueco 2012

Megan Mascarenas  ::  Crimping Christ on the Cross V10


Matt Lubar Sunshine 8A Hueco Tanks

Matt Lubar  ::  Free Willy V10, Choir Boys V7, Dark Age V11 and Full Service V10


Austin Lankford Free Willy

Austin Lankford  ::  Free Willy V10, The Maiden V0, Crimping Christ on the Cross V10, Un Point de Bleau dans un Hueco V11


Ivy Todd Hueco Thanksgiving 2012 by Garrett Gregor

Ivy Todd  ::  Brutus V7 & The Maiden V0 mega highball!


Laurel Todd Sunshine 8A Hueco Tanks Thanksgiving 2012

Laurel Todd  ::  Dragon Fly V5, McBain V8, New Religion Sit V8 and The Maiden V0


Isabelle Goodacre Fern Roof Thanksgiving 2012 by Garrett Gregor

Isabelle Goodacre  ::  Fern Roof V10 and The Maiden V0


Kiana Ellis Thanksgiving 2012 Team ABC Boulder Hueco Tanks

Kiana Ellis  ::  The Maiden V0 mega highball!


Brooke Raboutou Crimping Christ 7C+ Hueco 2012

Brooke Raboutou  ::  Sunshine V11, Crimping Christ V10 (on the same day!) and Dragonfly Low (V9)


Margo Hayes Sunshine 8A 2 Hueco 2012

Margo Hayes  ::  Sunshine V11, Crimping Christ V10, Ultramega V8 and The Maiden V0


Nick Lyon Hueco 2012

Nick Lyon  ::  Free Willy V10, Un Point de Bleau dans un Hueco V11, Mojo V10


Shawn Raboutou Portrait Hueco 2012

Shawn Raboutou  ::  Barefoot on Sacred Ground V12, Bush League V10, Mojo V10


Rob D'Anastasio Team ABC Boulder Thanksgiving 2012 by Garrett Gregor

Coach Rob D’Anastasio  ::  Power of Silence V10 and Loaded Direct V10 (his favorites of many sends this trip)


Michael O'Rourke Team ABC Boulder Hueco 2012

Michael O’Rourke  ::  Free Willy V10, El Techo de Tres B V11, MoMojo V11 and Eckstein V10/11


Stefan Lavender Hueco 2012 by Austin Lankford

Stefan Lavender  ::  Dark Age V11, Eckstein V10/11, Wonder Hole Dyno V10, Un Point de Bleau dans un Hueco V11, Governator V10, Mojo V10 and The Maiden V0


Garrett Gregor The Maiden V0 Highball Hueco 2012

Coach Garrett atop The Maiden


Robyn Erbesfield-Raboutou The Butterpumper Hueco Tanks Thanksgiving 2012

Coach Robyn so close to the Butterpumper V12. She did manage to send Eckstein V10/11 earlier in the day.


Highlines and Highballs at The Spot – Open Final

Coach Rob winning the Men's Open by flashing his final at The Spot!

Coach Rob winning the Men’s Open by flashing his final at The Spot!  Photo by Keith North

Once again Team ABC represented well in the Open Final at The Spot Highlines & Highballs Comp. For the men, Remi Arata, Matt Lubar, Michael O’Rourke, and Coach Rob all made finals. For the women Megan Mascarenas, Isabelle Goodacre, Margo Hayes, and Laurel Todd were in. Men’s finals were especially exciting, and Coach Rob stole the show! Read about it here – Highlines & Highballs Open Final Result – UPDATED « The Spot Route Setting Blog

Full results coming soon!