The star rating indicates a problem's quality. Problems are graded from 1 to 5 stars, as follows:
This system is based heavily on a modified version of The Star System, written up by Jamie Emerson, and in further detail by Max Zolotukhin. For the sake of internet user-friendliness, I simplified the system further by dropping 0 and 6 stars and shifting the scale very slightly. But the general idea remains the same.
Unlike certain other tick list trackers, we are committed to always giving you unrestricted access to your data. If you decide that boulderproblems.com is not for you (we hope not!), you can take your
To download your ticks, go to your Tick List and click the Download .csv button at the bottom of the page. The download is a standard CSV file that can be opened in Excel or any spreadsheet application.
When you add a send to your tick list, you'll see an option to record on which "try" you sent the problem. The options are:
I'm primarily a boulderer and wanted to create a site focused on bouldering. There are already great web sites with extensive route databases (rockclimbing.com, mountainproject.com), but no authoritative source for bouldering information. This is my attempt to improve that situation.
Whenever you see one of these orange icons , it means that an RSS feed is available for that particular content.
RSS feeds are, simply, a way to subscribe to content on the internet. When you subscribe to an RSS feed, you are notified whenever the content changes, without having to visit a website.
It's easy to get started. If you have a Google account, this link will guide you through the simple process: http://www.google.com/support/reader/bin/answer.py?answer=113517
If you'd rather use a desktop RSS feed reader, this site explains the process: http://www.whatisrss.com/.
Boulder Problems currently offers two public feeds, with more to come soon: