This may be a little short notice for some, but the Cooper’s Rock Regional Climbers’ Coalition is holding a Spring Kick Off Event this Sunday, April 10. Scheduled are climbing shoe demos by Kurt Smith of Montrail and Brad Dorough of Five Ten. Also, NoRope will be on site and will giving away prizes.
The HERA Foundation Climb for Life REI Road Tour starts April 13, 2005 and will occur in six U.S. cities through April 20, 2005. From the event page at REI.com, The HERA Foundation Climb for Life REI Road Tour is open to women, men and climbers of all ages and abilities. A weekend of new […]
Music and climbing come together for a good cause. Check out the BoulderGrass Climbing Competition and Bluegrass Festival to be held March 11-13 at Horsepens 40 in Steele, Alabama. Proceeds from the competition and festival will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Southeastern Climbers Coalition.
Sponsored by Red Bull, Cedar Falls, Iowa is hosting an ice climbing competition this weekend on silos. For the past five years, University of Northern Iowa outdoor pursuits teacher Don Briggs has been icing down four silos for the purpose of climbing. The largest ice wall stretches 68 feet from the ground, while two others […]
IceClimb.com has a list of the 2005 ice climbing festivals in North America.
Another upcoming event is the Phoenix BoulderBlast. Occurring this year on April 22-24, the event is billed as the world’s largest outdoor climbing festival and largest bouldering comp in the US. Formerly known as the Phoenix Bouldering Contest, this year will be the 22nd event and will be held at the Oak Flat Campground outside […]
The 2005 Red Rocks Rendezvous was recently announced by its primary sponsor Mountain Gear. Held in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area just outside Las Vegas, Nevada, is advertising clinics, gear demos, slide shows, and a pancake breakfast. Oh, and world-class climbing in Red Rocks! I’ve never been to this festival even though they […]