Monthly Archives: October 2014

Chattanooga Speed Climbing Competition



In conjunction with RiverRocks, High Point Climbing And Fitness will host a Speed Climbing Competition presented by Rock/Creek on October 26, 2014. This competition is open to everyone. There will be two fun speed routes on the Upper Deck and two 15 Meter IFSC speed routes on the Lower Deck Speed Walls.


Registration Starts at 4:00PM -5:00PM

Rules and Overview: 5:00PM-5:15PM

Competition Starts at 5:15PM-6:30PM

Awards following


Price: FREE for Members, Non-members included in Day Pass

Weekend with a Pro: Will Gadd Climbing Clinics

Saturday, November 15

Alpine Climbing Skills & Competency Clinic

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Crag TBD

$60-AAC Members; $75 Non-AAC Members


Will Gadd brings a lifetime of expertise and experience to this “Alpine Climbing Skills & Competency” clinic. In partnership with High Point Climbing School & Guide Service, this clinic gives climbers the opportunity to get outside and build upon their alpine climbing and competency skills. The clinic will cover tips and tricks for getting up and down alpine climbs, ranging in scope from understanding rock-fall to alpine speed tactics. This clinic will be tailored to attendees, and participants should have a basic knowledge of traditional climbing gear and some knowledge of snow and ice travel prior to registration.


Sunday, November 16

Lead Climbing Skills & Competency Clinic

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Crag TBD

$60-AAC Members; $75 Non-AAC Members


On Sunday, Gadd will again bestow his vast knowledge and expertise on climbers participating in AAC’s full-day“Lead Climbing Skills & Competency” clinic. The clinic – hosted in partnership with High Point Climbing School & Guide Service– gives experienced climbers the opportunity to sharpen their lead climbing skills and test their competency at the crag. The clinic will cover how to lead harder and safer, as well as pointers for training, effective tactics, and the psychology of leading safely and enjoyably.  Participants should have an understanding of leading at a 5.8 level.

AAC members receive $15 off clinics.  Click here to access discount code.  Use discount code at checkout.