Climbing

Join us for a trip to the vertical world as we explore the sharp end! Whether its bouldering at Mcafee Knob or roping up at Goshen or the New River Gorge, we have climbing trips to excite the inner child in all of us!

 

Rock Climbing at Pilot Mountain, March 14, 2015
Pilot Mtn climbing
 (18+, 10+ with an adult) Interested in learning how to rock climb outside? This course will get you climbing on real rock and get you learning the basics in no time. From learning about the gear (harnesses, ropes, shoes, belay devices) to styling the technique on the climbs, you will climb away from today with  more knowledge than you can fit in your chalk bag. The program fee includes all gear, transportation, and leadership.
► Meeting Date: Saturday, March 14 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
► Price: $39
► Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center 1802 Courtland Road NE in Roanoke.
► Register Here. The deadline to register is Thursday, March 12.

 

After Work Bouldering, dates below

(18+, 10+ with an adult) The boulders along the Appalachian Trail towards McAfee Knob afford the best bouldering in the Commonwealth. Grab your bouldering pad and some shoes and find out where the secret stashes of incredible climbing are in your own backyard! Fee includes use of group bouldering pads, climbing shoes, and instruction. Participants should have some basic climbing experience.

Program Dates: Register By: Register:
April 30th April 28th Here!
May 14th May 12th Here!
Departure Location:Public Works Service Station
Time: 6-8pm
Price: $10

 

Bouldering Day Trip, June 6th
The mountains are calling! Will you answer? Break out of the gym this June and join us for a day of bouldering fun! Bouldering is a great way to get started with climbing without committing to purchasing all the gear. Come try for yourself: we provide shoes, chalk bags, crash pads and spotters. Learn about boulder fields in the area and basic skills to get you climbing outside on your own.

Climbing
Meeting Date: Saturday, June 6th 9-5pm
Price: $29
Meeting location: Public Works Service Station
Register: Here!
Deadline to Register: June 4th

 

Rock Climbing at Goshen, June 14, 2015

(18+, 10+ with an adult) Interested in learning how to rock climb outside? This course will get you climbing on real rock and get you learning the basics in no time. From learning about the gear (harnesses, ropes, shoes, belay devices) to styling the technique on the climbs, you will climb away from today with  more knowledge than you can fit in your chalk bag. The program fee includes all gear, transportation, and leadership.
goshen climbing vacuum► Meeting Date: Sunday, June 14 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
► Price: $39
► Meeting Location: Public Works Service Center 1802 Courtland Road NE in Roanoke.
► Register Here. The deadline to register is Thursday, June 11.

 

Roanoke Rocks Climbing Camp, July 20-24, 2015

(Ages 14-17) Explore the sport of rock climbing as we travel around the Roanoke Valley and the region to get a taste of what rock there is to get our hands and feet on! The week will start out with basics, such as knots, anchors, and learning how to belay. Participants will travel to a new location to climb each day. The highlight of the trip is an overnight journey to the New River Gorge in West Virginia where we will camp out and enjoy some of the best rock climbing in the country! The program fee includes all equipment, instruction, and transportation as well as camping fees, equipment, and meals while on the West Virginia overnight. Participants are required to bring their own sleeping bag. This camp meets at the Norwich Center daily.

► Meeting Dates: Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (except overnight on Thursday)
► Price: $250
► Meeting Location: Norwich Center 2127 Buford Ave SW in Roanoke
► Register Here. The deadline to register is Monday, June 22.