Weekend Preview: Jan 17 – 19

A few bouldering options this weekend for those of you looking for a comp.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Dark Horse 6.3 – MetroRock, Essex, VT
Cost: $45
Climbing: 12:30pm – 3:30pm redpoint round for all, 4:30 Youth & Junior Finals, 5:30 Pro Finals
Categories: Junior (12&U), Youth (13-15), Citizen (Rec, Int, Adv), Pro

The next round of Dark Horse is here and it will be held in the brand new Metro Rock location! Each round is a spectacle all its own with over $10,000 in cash and gear for prizes and over $1000 in gear for the raffle. There’s a discount for signing up in a group, so talk a few friends into making the drive with you and sign up for this one!

The Rock Classic – The Rock Club, New Rochelle, NY
Cost: $35
Climbing: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

TRC is hosting its first annual bouldering comp! The $1000 cash purse will be split among the first place finishers in each category and prizes for the rest of the winners.  Stick around for the raffle and after party.

Citizen’s Comp – Gravity Vault, Middletown, NJ
Cost: $20 pre-registered, $25 day of
Climbing: 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv, Masters

The GV in Middletown is hosting its first citizen’s bouldering comp! Top 5 climbs count towards your score and prizes go to the winners in each category!

Saturday, January 17 and Sunday, January 18, 2015

OCF Provincials – Boulderz, Etobicoke, ON
Cost: registration closed
Climbing: Sat: Quals, Sun: Finals
Categories: Youth D, C, B, A & Jr

This is the championship event for youth bouldering in Ontario! A two-day event with both quals and finals being held in the onsight format. Top 8 in each category advance to finals.

I will be checking out the new Metro Rock (I’m a sucker for a trip to the Burlington area – such good food!!!!) and competing in Dark Horse, my first of Season 6.  Keeping my fingers crossed that it isn’t too crowded to be able to get on the walls!

Monday, January 19, 2015

NCBS Comp #1 – Altitude Gym, Gatineau, QC
Cost: $5 + day pass/membership to Altitude
Climbing: 6:00pm – 8:30pm

First comp of the National Capital Bouldering Series! This series has a fun format and limited registration, so make sure you sign up quick!


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