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USAClimbing Divisionals Comp

June 14th and 15th [ For Running Order, scroll to bottom of page ]

Earth Treks Climbing Center, Timonium MD

Earth Treks Climbing Centers bring you the USAC Sport Climbing Series Divisional to be held in one of the largest gyms on the East Coast: Earth Treks Timonium. June 14-15, 2008, will be the last stop on the way to SCS Nationals. This will be an On-Sight style event with top-rope and lead climbing. Only invited climbers are eligible to compete.

On-line registration is now closed. Pre-registration is mandatory. This Competition is by invitation only. For all information related to acceptance deadlines, invitation hand-down procedures, etc. please visit the USAClimbing individual region web pages.

All competitors must have an Earth Treks waiver filled out; for those under 18, a parent or court appointed legal guardian must sign the Earth Treks waiver. Waivers are available on our website, and a link will be emailed to you once your registration is processed.

What does it cost?

  • $ 75 for Difficulty and Speed competitors
  • $ 25 for Speed only competitors
  • Spectators: FREE

How can I help?

Volunteers are essential for making this competition a success. We need you to help. We are looking for top-rope belayers, judges, iso monitors, and runners. Even if you have never helped with a comp before, we can still use you. If you are able to assist with this comp, please contact Pat, Earth Treks Timonium Director.


The Earth Treks Climbing Team is planning on hosting a cookout with burgers, veggie delights, and drinks; so come hungry. Proceeds will support the ET Climbing Team and the In The Light Foundation.

Where to Stay [updated 5/14/08]

Days Inn Timonium
9615 Deereco Rd
I-83 & Padonia Rd (Exit 17)
Timonium, MD 21093
410 – 560 -1000
$99 – includes breakfast
Motel 6
1654 Whitehead Ct
Baltimore, MD 21207
Phone 410-265-7660
Fax 410-944-0350
General Manager- Pasha
Crown Plaza
Baltimore North-Hunt Valley
2004 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093
410-252-7373NOTE: Within walking distance. Crowne Plaza
(formerly Holiday Inn Select) will hold 50 rooms for
the comp (at $129) until next Thursday (5/22/08).
After that, they’ll continue taking reservations, but will also
allow others to reserve there.


Parking is challenging in our area. Street parking available along Greenspring Drive.

Timeline [ updated 5/12/08 ]

Saturday, June 14th  Sunday, June 15th 
Male Female and Male
9:00 am Iso Opens 9:00 am  Iso Opens
9:15 am Judge’s Meeting 9:15 am Judge’s Meeting
9:45 am Iso Closes 9:45 am Iso Closes
9:45 to 10:00 am Climber’s Meeting 9:45 to 9:50 am Climber’s Meeting
10:00 to 10:10 am Preview 9:50 to 10:00 am Preview
10:15 am Difficulty Climbing Begins 10:00 am Climbing Begins
12:30 pm Speed Climbing Begins
(Approx. time. Speed will begin
when difficulty ends)
12:00 pm  Speed Finals Begins
(Approx. time. Speed will begin
when difficulty ends)
2:00 pm Iso Opens
2:15 pm Judge’s Meeting
2:45 pm  Iso Closes
2:45 to 3:00 pm Climber’s Meeting
3:00 to 3:10 pm Preview
3:15 pm Diffiuclty Climbing Begins
5:15 pm Speed Climbing Begins
(Approx. time. Speed will begin
when difficulty ends)

Running Order for USAC Divisionals, Saturday June 14, 2008 [ Updated 6/12/08 ]

Divisionals Running Order

HERA Climb4Life, Metro DC Event

REI & Black Diamond present: HERA Climb4Life, Metro DC February 29th – March 29th, 2008

Looking for a challenge? Rock climb and make a difference in the world! 

REI, Black Diamond & Metro DC’s great climbing gyms, Earth Treks & Sportrock, have teamed up to fight ovarian cancer with our month-long festival, HERA Climb4Life, Metro DC. HERA is a non-profit foundation empowering women, the medical industry & communities in their fight against ovarian cancer. Your $30 registration fee will help sponsor research at Johns Hopkins and your voice can save lives by spreading the word about ovarian cancer. You can also raise additional funds by asking friends, family, co-workers and neighbors to sponsor you.

Schedule and Details

NBC K2 TV Special Re-Broadcast

NBC-TV will be re-airing the K2 show, as a stand alone hour of Jeep World of Adventure Sports on Sunday, Feb. 17th, at 2:30pm EST. (please check your local listings, as the show airs under the Jeep World of Adventure Sports label and may air at different times in different markets).

The show has been nominated for a half dozen Emmy awards, including cinematography. The webcast is available here:

DVD’s are available via our sister site .