STORIES

  • USAC Local Comp Running Orders and Final Schedule

    March 10, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    USA Climbing Onsight Local Sport and Speed

    High Point Climbing And Fitness: Birmingham

    March 11, 2017

    Wave 1

    Wave 2

    Final Schedule

  • USA Climbing Onsight Youth Local Competition

    March 10, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    *ONSIGHT FORMAT*

    Come and join us! Compete in our USA Climbing sanctioned Sport & Speed Local Competition. The opportunity to gain experience with this onsight format can be crucial to the outcome of your competitive climbing season. Regional, Divisional and National events utilize the same format.

    Pre-Registration is Required!
    You MUST register by end of day March 9th 2017. This competition is an onsight format which will require running orders, therefore no competition entry will be accepted after March 9th 2017.

    Competition Fees:

    USAC Members: $40

    NON-USAC Members: $40 plus an additional $10 for a USAC day pass. A USAC day pass is required to compete and MUST be purchased online by end of day March 9th 2017. We recommend registering with USAC before you register for the competition. You will need your USAC membership number to complete the competition registration. Register For USAC Day Pass Here: http://www.usaclimbing.org/Members/Membership_Overview.htm

    Visit the link below to sign up!
    http://highpointclimbing.com/birmingham/programs/competitions/

    Rules/ Structure:

    1 Round – 2 Waves
    Wave 1: Male Junior, Female Junior, Male Youth D, Female Youth C, Female Youth B
    Wave 2: Female Youth D, Male Youth C, Male Youth B, Female Youth A, Male Youth A
    ***CLIMBERS in Wave 2, are NOT ALLOWED in the gym during Wave 1. Climbers will NOT be allowed in until ISO for Wave 2 opens at 11:30am***

    Schedule:

    *Route Area and Bouldering Room will be closed to the non-competitors for climbing on the day of the competition.  The gym will be fully open after the competition around 6:30-7pm.

    March 11th 2017
    CENTRAL TIME ZONE
    8:00 AM – ISO Opens Wave 1 (standard ISO rules apply)
    9:00 AM – ISO Closes Wave 1 (standard ISO rules apply)
    9:15 AM – Rules Meeting Wave 1
    9:30 AM – Route Preview
    9:30 AM – Gym Opens For Spectators
    9:45 AM – Wave 1 Begins: Male Junior, Male Youth D, Female Junior, Female C, Female B
    11:30 AM – ISO Opens Wave 2 (standard ISO rules apply)
    11:40 AM – Wave 1 Ends
    1 Hour – Route Changeover
    12:00 PM – SPEED Wave 1 Begins: Male Junior, Male Youth D, Female Junior, Female C, Female B
    12:30 PM – ISO Closes Wave 2 (standard ISO rules apply)
    12:45 – Rules Meeting Wave 2
    1:00 PM – Route Preview
    1:15 PM – Wave 2 Begins: Female Youth D, Female Youth A, Male Youth C, Male Youth B, Male Youth A
    3:40 PM – Wave 2 Ends
    4:00 PM – SPEED Wave 2 Begins: Female Youth D, Female Youth A, Male Youth C, Male Youth B, Male Youth A
    Approx. 6:00 PM – Awards

  • New Morning Hours Start March 2nd!

    February 24, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

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    Introducing new morning hours at High Point Birmingham!

  • Yoga Schedule

    January 16, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

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    Our High Point Birmingham’s Yoga Program is official! Check out our classes on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 7pm. We will be adding more classes soon, request your desired time at the front desk. All yoga classes are included in a Day Pass or Membership!

  • Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

    January 16, 2017   |   By: High Point Climbing

    Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

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    We know we’ve had our doors open for a little while now and the climbing community at High Point Birmingham keeps growing each day, but every new business has to have a Grand Opening, right!?

    So we are having ours on January 18th! Complete with HALF PRICE Day Passes all day, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and light refreshments. Just to top it all off, we are also going to be giving away a FREE annual High Point membership to one lucky individual!

    Schedule:
    – Climbing and Half Price Day Passes all day starting at 10am
    – Light Refreshments (light food, soft drinks, beer, coffee) 1pm.
    – Ribbon cutting ceremony 2pm.
    – Visitors can enter to win the 1 year membership from open to close on the 18th. A winner will be selected at the end of the day!

  • Vulcan Cup Results

    December 20, 2016   |   By: High Point Climbing

     

    Vulcan Cup Results

    Women’s Open Winners

    1. Alex Puccio 2. Kyra Condie 3. Angie Payne

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    Men’s Open Winners

    1. Shawn Raboutou 2. Daniel Woods 3. Carlo Traversi

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    Vulcan Cup Complete Open Results

    Vulcan Cup Women Citizen’s Results

    Vulcan Cup Men Citizen’s Results

  • Climbing Clinic with Meagan Martin and Carlo Traversi

    December 12, 2016   |   By: High Point Climbing

    bhamclinicMeagan Martin and Carlo Traversi will be working together to offer two, one hour technique building climbing clinics on Sunday, December 18th
    at High Point Birmingham.

    Session 1: 9am – 10am
    Session 2: 11am – 12pm

    Spaces are limited so call and sign up TODAY!
    Phone: (205) 981-9190

  • Vulcan Cup

    December 8, 2016   |   By: SilveyHuffaker!

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    The Vulcan Cup is the Southeast’s newest and biggest bouldering competition, hosted by High Point Climbing and Fitness in Birmingham, Alabama. Part of USA Climbing’s National Cup Series, the Vulcan Cup is stop number three of the four total Cup stops being hosted across the United States in the 2016-2017 bouldering season.

    Climbers of all ages, abilities, and skill levels are welcome to participate and compete for a podium position to win gear prizes from our sponsors. Open athletes will all be vying for one of the top eight spots that will qualify them for Open finals, and a chance to win their share of the $10,000 cash purse!

    Citizen’s Competitor Registration Link-
    http://highpointclimbing.com/birmingham/about/competitions/

    Open Competitor Registration Link – https://thriva.activenetwork.com/Reg4/Form.aspx?IDTD=2557703&RF=11510485

    SCHEDULE

    FRIDAY 12/16 – OPEN Qualification Round (Free to spectate)
    4:00 PM Check In Opens
    5:45 PM Rules Meeting
    6:00 PM Open Qualifiers Begin
    9:30 PM Open Qualifiers End

    SATURDAY 12/17 – Citizen’s Redpoint + OPEN Competitor Onsight Final

    Top 8 from qualifying round (5 min on / 5 off, Men + Women alternating)
    ($5 spectator fee for finals, free for Citizen competitors)

    7:30 AM Check In Opens
    8:30 AM Rules Meeting
    9:00 AM Citizen’s Round Begins
    12:30 PM Citizen’s Round Ends
    12:30 PM Vendor Village Activities
    1:00 PM Awards for Citizens
    1:00-5:30PM Finals Changeover (Bouldering room closed to public)
    4:30 PM ISO Opens
    5:00 PM Beer garden opens
    5:30 PM ISO Closes
    5:30 PM Doors open for spectators
    5:45 PM Rules Meeting
    6:00 PM Open Finals begin
    8:30 PM Open Finals end
    9:30 PM Awards for Open
    10:30 PM Beer garden closes

    Citizen’s Categories
    Beginner • V0-V3
    Intermediate • V3-V5
    Advanced • V5-V8

    Open Category
    V8- Up

    Check out the Facebook page for the latest information.

  • Soft Opening November 10

    November 6, 2016   |   By: High Point Climbing

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    High Point Birmingham will be opening on November 10! The bouldering area, Kid Zone, weight, aerobic, and yoga rooms will all be open at this time. The route area will be finished mid-December. Discount membership will be available November through December.