Weekend Preview: Aug 29

Friday, August 29, 2014

Colgate Climbing Comp – Angert Family Climbing Wall, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Cost: $15 public, $10 Colgate University students
Climbing: 5:00pm – 9:00pmCategories: Beg, Int, Adv

This is my start to bouldering competition season! A truly chill, fun comp for ALL abilities even brand-new-I’ve-only-strapped-on-climbing-shoes-twice climbers. Can’t wait!

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Weekend Preview: Aug 21

The last of the care-free summer comps is here!  Enjoy this one, because in just a couple of weeks we are back into the grind of another bouldering season (ABS 16 & TdB 12!!).

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Summer Sweat Fest 6.4 Heat is On – Boulderz, Etobicoke, ON
Cost: $20, $15 for Boulderz members, $5 cash purse ante for open
Climbing: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Categories: Open, Friendly

This comp will have different formats for each category. Open competitors will have 90 minutes (anytime within 5:00pm – 10:00pm) to work on 5 problems scored on tops & bonuses. Competitors in the friendly comp will have as much of the allotted time as they wish to amass their best 6 climbs in a scramble format.

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Weekend Preview: July 24 – 26

2 great comps are going on this weekend. We (finally!) have the next installment of Summer Sweat Fest going down at Climber’s Rock. And the annual summer comp party that is Sun Burn will be hosted by Philadelphia Rock Gym’s Valley location. I’m psyched to head out to Dog Days at CR to get my climb on. See you there!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Summer Sweat Fest Dog Days – Climber’s Rock, Burlington, ON
Cost: $20, $15 for Climber’s Rock members, $5 cash purse ante for open
Climbing: 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Categories: Open, Friendly

This comp will have different formats for each category. Open competitors will have 90 minutes (anytime within 5:00pm – 10:00pm) to work on 5 problems scored on tops & bonuses. Competitors in the friendly comp will have as much of the allotted time as they wish to amass their best 6 climbs in a scramble format.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

SunBurn – Philadelphia Rock Gym 2, Valley, PA
Cost: $40 pre-registered, $45 day of
Climbing: 11:00am – 4:00pm, 6:30pm finals
Categories: Novice, Advanced, Open, Youth (11&under)

This is a wild and crazy comp! Competitors will have 5 different disciplines (Route [during quals it is top rope or lead, your choice], Boulder, Top Out, Dyno, Slab) to choose from and may compete in as many or as few of them as they would like. For the youth and citizens, there will be winners in each discipline, as well as an overall winner (you must compete in all 5 disciplines to be eligible for the overall winner title). For open competitors, you must complete at least 1 problem/route in each category. Finals will consist of 2 boulder problems and 1 lead climb.

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