Weekend Preview: Apr 19 – 20

We have some fun comps happening, but I’m a little surprised that this weekend doesn’t seem to have any Easter themed comps. So far we have had themed comps for Halloween, Christmas, St Patrick’s Day and lots that weren’t related to any holiday at all. We’re all about the themes! What gives? A vertical Easter Egg Hunt would be awesome! Who’s going to make this happen?

Saturday, April 19, 2014

SCS Youth Local comp – White Mountain School, Bethlehem, NH
Cost: $45, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: Youth B, C, D: 10:00am – 1:00pm, Youth A, Jr, Open: 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A, Jr & Open

This redpoint sport climbing comp is open to youth and open competitors and will feature a $5 BBQ lunch and bake sale to fuel your sending!

SCS Youth Local comp – The Gravity Vault, Middletown, NJ
Cost: $35 pre-registered, $40 day of, $5 fee for non-USAC members
Climbing: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is a youth only, redpoint comp being held at the newest Gravity Vault location!

Ropeburn – Philadelphia Rock Gym, Valley, PA
Youth:
Cost: $40 pre-registered, $45 day of, $5 non-USAC members
Climbing: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This SCS Youth Local Comp will be held as a flash-format without isolation. PRG staff will be forerunning the routes for competitors at the beginning of the session. Pre-registering gets you a T-shirt!

Adults:
Cost: $50 for a team of 2 climbers
Climbing: Redpoint: 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Finals: 8:30pm
Categories: Nov, Int, Adv, Open

This will be a very cool partner comp in the redpoint format for citizens & open qualifiers and onsight open finals (with a twist!). Partners do not need to be in the same category unless competing in Open.

Check out the Ropeburn page for more details on these two comps.

Saturday, April 19 & Sunday, April 20, 2014

Eastern Route Regional – True North, Toronto, ON
Cost: Registration has closed
Climbing: Quals on Sat, Semis & Finals on Sun
Categories: Youth C, B, A, Jr, Open

This is the last stop before Route Nationals! All Youth (except category D) and Open climbers can test themselves against the best that Eastern Canada has to offer. As it has been all season, Youth C will be on top-rope and all other categories will be on lead in this onsight competition.

The past few years have seen me transition into only competing in bouldering. The rope season gives me a much needed break from the physical & mental demand of competition and affords me the time focus on getting healthy and strong. This will be the first weekend in the new training cycle. Getting psyched!

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Poll of the Week: Apr 16

Videos are a huge part of climbing culture. Our poll this week relates to that.

Would your answer change if it was a video of outdoor climbing? Does it change based on the discipline?

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Weekend Review: Apr 11 – 14

Very few results from the weekend so far. I will add them here and on the main results page as they come out.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Spring Cling – St Lawrence University, Canton, NY

Saturday, April 12, 2014

SCS Youth Local Comp – MetroRock, Newburyport, MA

SCS Youth Local Comp – The Gravity Vault, Upper Saddle River, NJ

Scaling Walls for a Cause – Spooky Nook Climbing Gym, Manheim, PA

Baltimore Rampage – Towson University, Towson, MD

CCS Capital Regional – Virginia Beach Rock Gym, Virginia Beach, VA

Triple Threat Comps – Virginia Beach Rock Gym, Virginia Beach, VA

Pumped Out II – Of Rock & Chalk, Newmarket, ON

Ring of Fire (2nd Round) – Central Rock Gym, Hadley, MA
When results are posted, they can be found here.

Saturday, April 12 & Sunday, April 13, 2014

Quebec Cup Comp – Altitude Gym, Gatineau, QC
Speed Results   Difficulty Results

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boulder Night – Gravity Climbing Gym, Hamilton, ON
Winners: Chris Onishi & Jessie Ursenbach

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