Weekend Preview: Sept 10 – 13

A few fun comps to ease our way back into bouldering season.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

comp – Chelsea Piers, New York, NY
Cost: free for CP members, $25 non-members
Climbing: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Categories: Adv, Open

This redpoint difficulty comp will feature prizes from evolv and Tents & Trails and there will be food, drinks and music afterwards. Sounds like a party! Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

The All-American Boulder Brawl – Gravity Vault, Upper Saddle River, NJ
Cost: $40
Climbing: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Categories: Beg, Int, Adv, Masters

Boulder and party for a cause! $20 of each registration plus all the proceeds from T-shirt sales and the silent auction go the The Battle Buddy Foundation. A bouldering comp, a dyno comp, live music, BBQ, lawn games, prizes, and more!

FestiRoc – Parc de la Forêt Ouareau, Lanaudière, QC
Cost: Free 16 & younger FQME members, $11 16 & younger non-members, Pre-registered: $30 FQME members, $45 non-members, Day of: $40 FQME members, $55 non-members
Climbing: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Categories: Junior (under 16), Senior (16 and over)

Super fun format for this outdoor bouldering comp. Climb as many problems as you can. Each problem, regardless of difficulty, is worth the same total number of points and at the end of the comp will be divided by the numbers of climbers who sent the problem. That is how many points each of the climbers will receive for that problem. High score wins! So find the problems no one else is on!!

Registration includes lots of stuff, check out the FestiRoc site for details.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

FestiRoc – Parc de la Forêt Ouareau, Lanaudière, QC
Cost: included in FestiRoc registration
Climbing: 11:30am – 2:30pm

My basic (at best) understanding of French, outdoor climbing and roped climbing have limited my grasp of what exactly is going on here. I think they’re looking to see if someone can get the FA of a climb. I am clear on the fact that you will need a helmet. But whatever is going on it sounds like fun, check it out if you are at FestiRoc! (If this is wrong, someone explain to me what is going on, please:) If this is right, keep me posted on what happens!!!)

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