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Friday Night Crush Comp Series

NEW: Friday Night Crush Local Comp Series. Fun to compete. Cheap to register.

The Friday Night Crush Series is an Earth Treks local comp series that is fun to compete in, easy register and cheap to pay for.

Series Opener Schedule:

  • Comp 1: November 21, 2008 (COLUMBIA)
  • Comp 2: December 19, 2008 (TIMONIUM)
  • Comp 3: January 30, 2009 (ROCKVILLE)
  • Series Final: March 6, 2009 (TIMONIUM)

For timelines, costs (we did say it was cheap), scoring, etc: [ DETAILS ]

ABS/JIBS Competitions

THIS WEEKEND: Earth Treks is excited to once again host the upcoming American Bouldering Series (ABS) JIBS comps. COMP REGISTRATION VIA Gyms will be closed on select days. Timeline below…

  • Earth Treks Rockville on Saturday, October 18, 2008
  • Earth Treks Timonium on Saturday, November 15, 2008 (THIS WEEKEND)

The gyms will be closed to the public on the above days for climbing, courses, and programs. You are encouraged to drop by and check out the event (no charge to spectate) or volunteer for the competition that day. Contact the local gym if you are interested in volunteering. Following the youth ABS/JIBS comp, we will host an adult citizen’s comp during the afternoon with cash (for the open division) and other prizes.


For additional details visit the ABS section of


Please visit

[Update 10/20/08] Rockville Comp, October 18th, Earth Treks Jr. Team results posted. [ Details ]

[Updated 11/4/08] Timonium Comp, November 15th, TIMELINE:

ABS/Jibs (National Ranking Comp. FEE: $35 ($30 with ABS membership)

  • 9:00am Registration
  • 10:00am Climbing (until 2:00pm)
  • 2:30pm Awards

Citizens Comp (for CASH* and Prizes). FEE: $35 ($30 with ABS membership)

  • 2:00pm Registration
  • 3:00pm Climbing (until 6:00pm)
  • 7:00pm Finals, Awards

* Cash prizes for Open Class (1st $200 / 2nd $125 / 3rd $75)

For Registration please visit

Birthday Party Survey

To view as a webpage, click here:

Dear Earth Treks Customer,

We’d like to extend our thanks for choosing Earth Treks’ Climbing Centers to host your child’s birthday celebration. We hope both the birthday child and their guests had a memorable experience. At Earth Treks, we strive to deliver the highest quality programs.

Please aid us in our mission to continually improve our programs by completing a brief online survey. Your feedback is highly valued, and as a token of our appreciation, all customers who submit a completed survey by October 1, 2008 will receive a free Open Climb coupon*.

To start the online survey, please click on the following link: Birthday Party Survey

[ or copy it into your browser: ]

Thanks again for choosing Earth Treks’ Climbing Center!

*Coupon valid for one free Open Climb pass (value $ 15.00). Coupon valid until 12/1/2008. Not to be combined with other offers. Once pass per customer completing survey. Single use only, additional redemptions not valid.

Annual Gear Swap

Back by popular demand… The Earth Treks Annual Gear Swap on Saturday, August 30.

When: Saturday, August 30th all day (9 am to 6 pm)

Where: Earth Treks Columbia

Who: Anyone looking to sell used gear or get some good deals on both used or new gear.

Other Info:

  • We will be hosting a member’s only BBQ that evening.
  • Gear Demos will be happening during the day.
  • We are excited to announce that we will have a Member’s Only NIGHT CLIMB from 6 pm to 8 pm.
  • We will have “today only” retail specials and deals.
  • Zero Down Membership this day only.

See you there!