Kylee Beam 11th @ Nationals

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Congrats to Edgeworks Climbing Team’s own Kylee Beam who took 11th place at ABS Nationals this month in Colorado Springs, Colorado! We are super psyched for her, and so is she! She already looking forward to the roped SCS season starting this month. Nice job Kylee!

The Edgeworks Climbing team makes strong and motivated climbers and individuals ready for both competition and for fun!  For more information check out the team in action Monday-Friday at Edgeworks, or visit our website Team Edgeworks section.

Rock Warrior Way Clinic

Increase your physical and mental performance – register now for the Rock Warrior’s Falling and Commitment Clinic
Click Here To Register!

Junior Climbers Spots Open

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In case you hadn’t heard, we have new one-day-per-week pricing for all of our Junior Climbers programs! And we still have space in our Wednesday program in March. Check it out here.  Call the gym to sign up!

Early Closing for Employee Party

This Saturday we will be closing at 5pm for our Annual Employee Appreciation party.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you on Sunday during our regular hours!

Boy Scout Climbing Merit Badge Jamboree!

   Rock Climbing Merit Badge Jamboree!

Date:  Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Time: 10:00am 5:00pm

Cost: $50 per Boy Scout   

Click here for the registration Pack: BSA MBJ Registration Packet 2013

Have you wanted to get your rock climbing merit badge? Did your troop already get theirs and you missed that weekend? Are you just the only one that is interested in your troop? Well, if you answered “YES!” to any of these questions, we have created the event for you…

Edgeworks Climbing is proud to offer a new program selection designed for our Boy Scout friends! A Rock Climbing Merit Badge Jamboree! This is a fun day designed to offer the full Rock Climbing Merit Badge to any scouts or troops that are interested in obtaining this merit badge but might not have the full five students needed to reserve a time for them. There are no minimums to attend and individual scouts are welcome to join us!

Starting at 10:00am, we will be opening the doors, letting everyone arrive, welcome their friends, verify that everyone has a waiver and has been checked in. Once checked in, everyone will meet upstairs, and we will go over the gym and event rules, schedule, and any last minute notes at about the day.

The first session of the class is from 10:00am – 1:00pm. There will be a lunch break from 1:00pm – 2:00pm. Please bring a lunch with you. We will have some snacks and refreshments available for purchase, but lunch is not provided by Edgeworks.

The second session is from 2:00pm – 5:00pm. After the second session ends, the scouts are able to head home or can continue to climb until 7:00pm if they would like.  Either way, will be closed at 7:00pm and all scouts MUST be picked up before then.

We do not have a registration deadline, BUT we do have limited space so register early! We have 12 spots available and they will fill up fast. If you have more than five boys interested in the event, please call Patrick directly to discuss availability options.

Special Notes:

Minimum Requirements:

–          First Aid Merit Badge

–          Read Climbing Merit Badge Handbook

–          Rappelling Gloves (Such As Leather Work Gloves)

–          Proper Clothing (Rugged, Lose Fitting – Not Baggy)

 

For more information, please call Patrick at 253-564-4899.

 

Crushing Tip #17

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Sequencing

We have all heard of visualization, muscle memory, and mental preparation as ways to enhance sport performance. Well, these tools work for climbing too, and good climbers frequently use these strategies before they climb during the ritual called “sequencing”. Sequencing has multiple levels of intensity, but essentially it is the act of planning your path up a wall.

The three steps of sequencing a route:

  1. Identify your holds and imagine what they feel like and how you will use them.
  2. Visualize an order of progression or “sequence” of holds you will use.
  3. Act it out! Literally, from the ground move your arms (and legs) as if you were climbing the route that you are about to climb.

 

That’s it. By sequencing a route you have mentally prepared yourself for what is ahead, visualized the path and movement, and have taken your body through the physical motions in order to trigger muscle memory.

AutoBelay’s Are Here!

Edgeworks now has six new AutoBelays!  No belay partner needed to climb our walls with these beauties, just clip and and climb.  As our front desk about them and we’ll give you a quick safety orientation and your climbing.  Great for doing laps, practicing lead clipping, or just lonely climbing…

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New Year’s Eve Rockin’ Youth Lock-In

Edgeworks is now the place for New Year’s Eve fun! We are hosting a New Year’s Eve Lock-In for youth climbers between ages 9 and 15. We’ll provide belay instruction for anyone 14 and 15 years old, you provide the stamina to climb and party all night. Rock climbing, games, movies, obstacle courses and competitions are just some of the things that will keep your kids occupied through the night! All climbers will receive a party hat, noise maker and a toast with Martinelli’s Apple Cider at midnight. Early drop off and late pick up are available and include dinner and breakfast. Register early to reserve your spot!

Includes
All-Night Use of the Gym
Climbing Equipment
Sparkling Apple Cider at Midnight
Belay Instruction for 14 and 15 year olds

Duration
Monday, Dec. 31st at 10:00 p.m.  –   Tuesday, Jan. 1st at 8:00 a.m.

Cost
$65 per climber for the Lock-In (10pm-8am)  (price includes tax)

$15 add-on for early drop off & late pick up (8pm-10pm & 8am-10am)  (price includes tax)
– Add-on includes a pizza dinner from 8pm – 10pm on Monday and cold breakfast on Tuesday.
(Minimum 10 total registrations needed for lock-in to happen)

Reservations
Please call at least one week in advance for reservations.
Payment required at time of registration.

IMPORTANT!
ALL Climbers must have a parent or legal guardian sign a liability waiver.

Click here for the Winter Camp Registration 2012

Call 253-564-4899 Today To Schedule Your Event!