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Monthly Member Socials

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

Because our members help build our community and we are intentionally working to build a welcoming space for all. One TUESDAY every month, we invite our members to branch out from their normal climbing sessions and engage with the Edgeworks’ community.

Meet other members, share stories, get tips from our staff, and have fun.

DETAILS:

Climbinggames, competitions, prizes, free drinks for members, and social time with friends (old and new), it doesn’t get much better than this!

1st Tuesdays = Tacoma
2nd Tuesdays = Seattle
3rd Tuesdays = Bellevue

As always, our Member Social evenings are FREE for Edgeworks members.
Social and activities begin at 7pm.

NEXT UP:

TACOMA | Tuesday, May 3

MYSTERY SETTER CHALLENGE
How well do you know our setting team? Think you know their setting styles and favorite moves well enough to predict “who set it”? Put their individual crafts and teamwork to the test with this fun challenge. The member with the most correct answers wins!

SEATTLE | Tuesday, June 14

CRASH PAD STACKING
Because stacking and climbing crash pads is fun … and harder than you might think! The person atop the highest stack wins a prize. How high do you think you can go? Find out when you join us for the fun, Tuesday, June 14.

BELLEVUE | Tuesday, June 21

CRASH PAD STACKING
Because stacking and climbing crash pads is fun … and harder than you might think! The person atop the highest stack wins a prize. How high do you think you can go? Find out when you join us for the fun, Tuesday, June 21.

FREE! Member Clinics

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

Learn from our expert staff!

One night each month our experienced, professional, and certified Edgeworks staff will lead a different clinic – from movement to gear and training techniques.  Schedules and topics will be posted monthly and online registrations will be made available in advance of each clinic.

Registration is FREE for members but space is limited so be sure to sign-up early to claim your spot and take advantage of this cool member perk!

NEXT UP:

TACOMA | June 21, 2022 – Crash Pad Clinic

Helping climbers transition from indoor to outdoor bouldering. Learn how to anticipate falls and position pads accordingly based on the terrain. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn and practice the nuances of outdoor spotting

Space is limited. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!

SEATTLE | May 31, 2022 – Heel + Toe Hook Clinic

Learn the ins and outs of heel and toe hooks with Julian!

Heels and toes are great tools for hookin’ holds! Whether you’ve never heard of a heel or toe hook, or you feel like the captain of hooks (see what we did there), come learn how to improve your technique!

Space is limited. CLICK HERE to reserve your spot today!

Military Night

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

The first Saturday of every month, Edgeworks offers “Military Night” discounts for military service members and their families.

$12 day passes w/ FREE gear rental.

5pm – 10pm | Valid military ID required.

Price includes access lower level bouldering for those with little to no experience. Top rope climbing is available to those who pass our belay test.

Click here for more information about our belay certifications and gym rules.

Bike to Edgeworks Month

Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

 

Excellent Parking + Raffle Prizes!

May 1 – 31, 2022“Bike like the mountain is out!”

Join the “Bike to Edgeworks” Challenge.

It’s simple. Each time you ride your bike to Edgeworks to climb, take a fitness class, or workout you’ll receive one raffle ticket to be entered in a drawing for prizes including Edgeworks swag, FREE day passes, and more!

The more you ride, the more chances you have to WIN! So get on your bike and RIDE.

Fine Print:
– Tickets are limited to 1 per person/day for rides that occur during the month of May 2022 only.
– Tickets must be collected at the time you and your bike are at Edgeworks; no “oops, I forgots”.
– Raffle is open to everyone and all ages, including members and non-members.
– Drawing will take place Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Ride safe. Ride smart. And always securely lock your bike to one of our racks.

Family Night

Saturday, May 28th, 2022

Climbing with your kids just got that much better!

Don’t want to give up climbing now that you’re a parent?
Want to meet other climbers with kids who understand the challenges?

We get it! Being a parent doesn’t mean you need to stop climbing but it does mean you may need to climb differently and that’s what Family Night is all about.

  • Meet and learn from other parents.
  • Make connections and share the responsibility of supervising the kid(s) while you climb.
  • Shift your climb times to when it’s less busy in the gym.
  • Manage expectations because sometimes the kids just won’t cooperate.

4th Saturday of every month | 5pm – 10pm
$12 day passes w/ FREE gear rental

Price includes bouldering access for those with little to no experience.  Top rope climbing is available to those who pass our belay test.

Important Notes:
– Adults must be accompanied by 1 or more children.
– Children must be under 18 years of age.
– Maximum 2 adults and 3 children per group.
– Youth under 14 must be directly supervised by an adult at all times.
– Please see our Climbing With Kids tips for more information.

College Night

Saturday, May 14th, 2022

Students climb for just $12!

The 2nd Saturday of every month, round up your roommates, classmates, and friends for College Night at all Edgeworks locations!

$12 day passes w/ FREE gear rental.

5pm – 10pm. Valid student ID required.

Bouldering… Roped Climbing (certifications required) … Systems Boards … and more equals LOTS of climbing. It’s that simple. So bring your friends, pull some plastic, and have FUN!

As always, all Edgeworks members climb for FREE!

Earth Day 2022

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

A FUNDRAISING EVENT SUPPORTING NATURE VISION + PUYALLUP WATERSHED INITIATIVE

BELLEVUE | Tuesday, April 19: 3pm-8pm
SEATTLE + TACOMA | Friday, April 22: 3pm-8pm

CLIMBING | RAFFLE | DONATIONS

Join us for this FREE CLIMBING EVENT in support of:

Nature Vision, an environmental education nonprofit organization that brings place-based, experiential nature programming directly to schools and local greenspaces.

Puyallup Watershed Initiative, working to address the consequences that come with widespread development such as polluted stormwater, the loss of farmlands, forests and recreation areas, and greater social and economic inequities.

CLIMBING CHALLENGE

Reach the top of one (or both) of our Earth Day top rope routes, ring the bell and watch the donation tally rise! For each route topped, Edgeworks will donate:

  • $1 for the easier route (5.8 +/-)
  • $2 for the harder route (5.11 +/-)
  • One attempt per person/route

RAFFLE

Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a Bonsai Tree! All proceeds benefit Nature Vision.

  • 2 tickets for $5
  • 5 tickets for $10
  • 12 tickets for $20

Route Setting Clinics

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

Think you have what it takes to be a route setter? Have a new home wall and need tips for how to arrange the holds in more challenging and interesting ways?

Or maybe, you already have a paid gig as a professional route setter and would like to hone your skills, connect with other local setters and add to your existing craft.

Either way, Bellevue’s Head Route Setter, Tonya Bamboe, and USAC Level 4 route setter, Morgan Young. have you covered!

INTRODUCTION TO ROUTE SETTING

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13 | 12pm – 8pm
This beginner level clinic is designed to introduce the tools, skills, and methods to participants with no prior route setting knowledge or experience. Participants will focus on safety, hold selection, tool handling, setting, and forerunning in a classroom setting. The clinic will then move to the climbing floor, and participants will get to apply what they’ve learned to set boulder problems from V0 up to V4.

Details:

Date: Saturday, November 13 | 12pm to 8pm
Location: Bellevue Stone Gardens
Cost: $100
Audience: Members and General Public
More Info: For those who have minimal to no experience setting, are curious about the craft, want to set a route in our gym, hang out with setters, learn the basics, build/set a home wall or college gym, etc.
Format: 1 hour of classroom time, 45 minute lunch break, 6 hours of setting and forerunning
Prerequisites: No experience needed. No drill use.
Guest Instructor: Morgan Young, USAC Level 4 Route Setter

FOUNDATIONS OF COMMERCIAL SETTING

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14 | 11am – 7pm
This advanced level clinic dives into the application of professional setting philosophies and methods to provide career foundations for commercial route setters, those exploring the industry, or wanting to break into the field. Participants will focus on creation and maintenance of product quality through accessibility, equity, and intention to create an experience for public function.

Details:

Date: Saturday, November 14 | 11am to 7pm
Location: Bellevue Stone Gardens
Cost: $125
Audience: New and Experienced Setters
More Info: For those looking to get into route setting, set for a gym, already set and want to hone skills, advance an apprenticeship, get formal education for current/future positions.
Format: 1 hour of classroom time, 45 minute lunch break, 6 hours of setting and forerunning
Prerequisites: Prior setting experience (college or commercial gym preferred) OR experience using drills/impacts AND taken an Intro to Setting clinic somewhere (can be the previous day 11/13/21^^)
Instructors:
Tonya Bamboe, Bellevue’s Head Setter
Morgan Young, USAC Level 4 route setter.