STORIES

  • Student Day!

    November 20, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Student Day at High Point Climbing and Fitness Birmingham

    Take your study break with us November 28th!
    Students receive a 1/2 price Day Pass with current class schedule ALL DAY!

  • Catalyst Sports Adaptive Climbing Clinic!

    October 17, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Join us Saturday, November 11 as we launch Catalyst Sports’ first Alabama chapter in Birmingham with an adaptive climbing clinic! Whether you’ve climbed before or are looking to learn, this FREE event is designed to help people living with, but not limited to, amputations, cerebral palsy, spinal injuries, visual impairment or any other physical disability. All ages are welcome, and instruction will be provided by well trained Catalyst team members. T-shirt, food and drinks are also included.

    Volunteers needed! Volunteers must be able to attend a training clinic at High Point on Friday, November 10 from 6-8pm, and must be top rope belay certified prior to the clinic. All volunteers will also receive a free pass for climbing Saturday. Volunteers must fill out waivers and register online with both Catalyst Sports and High Point at least 24 hours in advance.

     

  • La Sportiva Shoe Demo

    October 17, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Is Rocktober taking a toll on your favorite climbing shoes? Internally debating laces or velcro? Just really like trying shoes on? Come check out some new Sportivas and climb with us!

    Tuesday, October 24   6-9pm

  • REEL ROCK 12

    September 27, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Join us Thursday, November 9 from 7:30-10pm as we break out the big screen for REEL ROCK 12 here at High Point Birmingham!

    Year after year the Reel Rock series produces some of the most striking climbing films ever to be released and this year is sure to be no different!

    We’ll have the SCC in the house with a raffle, too!

    Ticket Price:
    $10 – Non Members
    $5 – High Point Members

    Tickets available here and include entry to the screening, FREE popcorn and FREE ice cold beer (must be 21+ for the brews) 

  • Halloween Costume Party!

    September 13, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Costume Contest

    Make sure you have that awesome Halloween costume ready a little early this year to come out and compete in our costume contest!
     
    Prizes up for grabs in these categories:
    Best Children’s Costume – Boys
    Best Children’s Costume – Girls
    Best Adult Costume – Mens
    Best Adult Costume – Womens
    Best Family Costume
    Best Group Costume
    Best Couples Costume
     
    We’ll have FREE pizza from our friends at Marco’s Pizza, brews from Good People Brewing Company and contest prizes from High Point and Alabama Outdoors!
     
    Event is free with Membership, Punch Pass or Day Pass.
     
    Stay tuned for more details!
  • Evolv Shoe Demo

    September 13, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Evolv Shoe Demo

    Come hang out, climb and demo some Evolv shoes with us!

    Tuesday, September 19 from 5-9 pm

    FREE with Membership or Day Pass!

  • Sunday Special

    August 23, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Better late than never

    Wrap up your weekend at High Point!

    Enjoy a $12 Day Pass every Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

  • Slope ‘N’ Slide

    August 17, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Slope n Slide

    It’s back! Come out for a day of fun rock climbing and sliding down the giant slip ‘n’ slide!

    Saturday, September 9th from 11 – 7 
    Day Pass: $8 each

  • August Member Meetup: GriGri + Demo Tour

    July 24, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    GriGri + Demo Tour

    Hey, members! Come hang out with Petzl and the new GriGri + at our August Meetup!

    New to assisted braking devices? Sign up for a FREE 30 minute class with Petzl to catch you up on everything you need to know! Class capped at first 10 members to sign up, and all class attendees will be entered to win a FREE Sama or Selena harness! 
    Call us soon to snag your spot in the class!

    * CLASS FULL*

    Just want to try out the GriGri +? Join us at 6:30 for a full demo and FREE pizza from our friends at Marco’s Pizza!

    Access Fund will be hanging out with us – spreading the word about protecting our climbing areas! 

    Stay tuned for more details!

  • El Cap. Challenge & Scarpa Shoe Demo

    July 5, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Member Meetup July

    Come out and climb as high as you can for our first endurance challenge in the Ham! We’ll have some real-world examples to match your score up to, FREE pizza after with a showing of Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright’s “Sufferfest” and goodies up for grabs!

    Make sure you get here early for our SCARPA shoe demo! 

    Schedule
    – Scarpa shoe demo: 6 – until 
    – Challenge rules: 7
    – Challenge climbing begins: 7:15
    – Challenge climbing ends: 8:15
    – Free pizza & showing of “Sufferfest”: 8:30
    – Awards: 9

    Challenge Categories
    – Beginner: 5.7-5.8
    – Intermediate: 5.9-5.10
    – Advanced: 5.11-5.12

    Challenge Rules
    – You can only climb within your category
    – Routes outside your category will not be counted
    – Unfinished routes will not be counted
    – Completed routes will only be counted once
    – If you can onsight the higher end of your category, you will be competing in the next highest category (Ex: If you can consistently onsight 5.8s you are competing in the intermediate category)
    – Score will be determined by height achieved based on completed routes
    – Short wall: 45 ft, Tall wall: 55 ft
    – Ties will be broken by number of attempts, then difficulty of routes

    Members only – FREE to compete!