Member News November 2010

The jack-o-lanterns are out and the goblins are about! Join the staff of ET Timonium for a spook-tacular Halloween party Friday night and the staff of Columbia on Saturday. Come in costume and enter the contest to win cool prizes!

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Extended Saturday hours for the winter go into effect next week! Starting November 1st, all three Earth Treks locations will be open until 8:00pm on Saturday. Longer hours = more time to get your climb on!

  • Monday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday – Thursday 12:00pm – 11:00 pm
  • Friday 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

abs_logo.jpgABS Bouldering Comp

We have teamed up once again with USA Climbing to host the fourth ABS bouldering comp of the season for the Capital Region. On Saturday November 6th,climbers from all over the region will compete for a $500 cash purse as well as a season’s worth of bragging rights. Categories range from Youth through Masters and prizes will be awarded to the top three in all adult categories!

Prior to the comp, sections of the prow, bouldering cave and the lead wall in Timonium will be stripped. Starting Monday 11/1, climbing will be limited in these areas. During this time, all Timonium members will have unlimited access to Columbia or Rockville free of charge. Ask at the front desk for details. *Please note that if you are competing, we ask that you use the top rope area, slab wall or upstairs for climbing between Monday 11/1 and Saturday 11/6. ET Staff will be on the lookout for competitors climbing in the competition areas!

Member Clinics

As always, ET Members have unlimited access to a variety of clinics offered every month in all three locations. Member Clinics are a great way to brush up on fundamentals like footwork or try something new like slacklining. Don’t forget to take advantage of FREE yoga sessions taught by Charm City Yoga (Columbia & Timonium) and Thrive Yoga (Rockville) offered weekly!  Our resident yogis have developed a fantastic program of Yoga for Climbers with the goal of building strength, getting limber and staying healthy.View the full schedule of November’s member clinics here.

127_promo_art_color.jpg127 HOURS

We’re offering a special contest just for ET members! Win 2 tickets to an advance screening of 127 HOURS in either DC or Baltimore. 127 HOURS is the new film from Danny Boyle, the Academy Award winning director of 2009’s Best Picture, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. 127 HOURS is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.

To enter, friend us on Facebook and post your favorite ET climbing photo to our wall. Photos must be from one of our three locations. Bonus points awarded for photos of climbers in their Halloween costume!

Winner will have a choice of either DC or Baltimore screening: The DC screening takes place at the Georgetown AMC, Monday November 8th at 7:30pm. The Baltimore screening will be held at the fabulous Charles Theatreon Monday, November 15th at 7:30pm.