Team Results & News

Earth Treks Climbing Team Maryland

Fall 2016 Tryout Results

We had a fantastic Fall Tryout this past week with over 200 young climbers attending. Thanks to everyone (climbers and parents) for making this tryout a huge success. The competition was fierce but we have put together our final list.

If your child is not listed on one of the teams below, then they are recommended for our Recreational Climbing Club program (Ages 9-13) or one of our open enrollment programs (Ages 13+) such as Intro to MovementFundamentals of Bouldering, or the outdoor Intermediate Rock Climbing. Registration for Recreational Climbing Club at Columbia and Timonium and the form to request registration for Rec Club at Crystal City opens at 10am on Wednesday August 17th. For Rockville, re-registration of our Spring participants begins now and ends Wednesday August 24th. The waitlist for the 2016/2017 Rec Club season in Rockville opens Thursday August 25th at 10am.

To accept your invitation to the team, you must complete the Team Registration and Billing Agreement and non-members must submit billing information before this Sunday August 21st at midnight; otherwise we will be unable to guarantee your child’s spot on the team.

Please make sure to indicate which style and size Team shirt you want for your child. Cotton t-shirt or tank tops are included in the one time fee (1 shirt per practices in a week), synthetic t-shirts or bamboo women’s tank tops are an increased cost noted on the registration form.

Please review the Parent Handbook & Team Code of Conduct carefully before completing your registration. Also note that there is a mandatory parent meeting to cover these materials on the following dates:

Columbia – Thursday September 8th from 6:00-6:30 pm
Crystal City – Tuesday September 13th from 6:00-6:30pm
Rockville
 – Wednesday September 14th from 6:00-6:30pm
Timonium – Monday September 12th from 6:00-6:30 pm

A guardian of each team member must attend ONE of these meetings. No RSVP necessary.

Practice start dates by Team and Gym Location

Intermediate Advanced Team ET
Columbia 9/12/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/6/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/6/2016 @6pm
Crystal City 9/13/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/8/2016 @ 4:30pm
Rockville 9/8/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/7/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/7/2016 @ 6pm
Timonium 9/6/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/7/2016 @ 4:30pm 9/7/2016 @ 6pm

Click here for Team Tryout Results!


Summer Team Technique Camp

For the last several years we have run a very successful Summer Team Technique camp at Earth Treks Columbia. This year, we are expanding to offer two weeks, one at ET Timonium (July 18-22) and one at ET Rockville (July 25th-29th). This mini technique clinic is specifically geared towards athletes on Intermediate and Advanced Team, though those on Team ET are welcome aslo. This clinic will feature a small coach to climber ratio, and instruction specifically focused on refining and improving climbing technique. Taking this clinic helps athletes head into tryouts and the fall season, with increased confidence and a solid base of good climbing movement to build on. Details below:

• Where: Earth Treks Timonium
• When: July 18th-22nd from 9am-12pm daily
• Cost – $175 members / $225 non-members
Click here to register!

• Where: Earth Treks Rockville
• When: July 25th-29th from 9am-12pm daily
• Cost – $175 members / $225 non-members
Click here to register!


 

Coopers Rock Day Trip April 2, 2016

April 2, 2016 we are offering an outdoor bouldering day trip to Cooper’s Rock, WV. This is a great opportunity for our athletes who have bouldered indoors and are looking to continue to improve their skills. Outdoor bouldering presents different challenges and learning opportunities, but also additional risks. A parent or designated chaperone will be responsible for transportation and supervision of each athlete during this day trip. Earth Trek’s Coaches will meet you and your child at Coopers for an amazing day on some of the best rock on the East Coast.

Preregistration is required for this program. Check out the details and link for registration below:

What: Climbing Team Outdoor Bouldering Day Trip
Where: Cooper’s Rock, WV
When: April 2, 2016 from 10:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $50 / $45 (members)
Prerequisites: Open to current climbing Team members. Each participant must be accompanied by a parent or designated chaperone.
What to bring: Climbing shoes, chalk, bouldering pad – if you have one (Coaches will provide some pads for the group), water and food.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation Policy: This trip is dependent on good weather and sufficient enrollment. If the forecast is for inclement weather, we will cancel the trip on Thursday March 31st and issue full refunds. If there is insufficient enrollment, we will cancel the trip and issue full refunds on March 18th.

Register for the Climbing Team Day Trip


 

USA Climbing Sport Local Competitions 2016

Below is a list of all of the Sport Climbing local comps with USA Climbing in the Capitol and neighboring regions for this spring. This list may see updates, and we will add links when registration opens, so please keep checking back.

If you did not already register as a competitor with USA Climbing for the 2015 Bouldering season, make sure to register with USA Climbing and save $5 on the registration fee.

March 12 – Vertical Rock in Manassas, VA – Registration capped at 110. Register here!
Coaches Attending: Lawrence Osefoh and Daniel Clarke

April 9 – PRG in Valley Township, PA
Coaches Attending: Karen Hild and Lawrence Osefoh

April 16 – Earth Treks in Columbia, MD. – Registration is full – volunteers still needed. Register here!
Coaches Attending: Justin Wyse, Lawrence Osefoh, Daniel Clarke, and assistant coaches

April 23 – Sport Rock in Sterling, VA.
Coaches Attending: Justin Wyse, Stu Wong, Rachel Shallue. Register here!

April 30 – Rise Up in Lynchburg, VA.
No coaches attending, but you can register here!

May 14 – REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP at Peak Experience in Midlothian, VA

June 18-19 – DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP at Vertical Adventures in Columbus, OH

July 14-17 – YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP at Stone Summit in Kennesaw, GA


 

USA Climbing Bouldering Local Competitions – registration open for 2015

Below is a list of all of the Bouldering local comps with USA Climbing in the Capitol region this fall. Many of the gyms have registration open online already, and spots can fill fast, so please follow the links below to register soon.

Don’t forget to register as a competitor with USA Climbing first, save $5 on the non-USA Climbing member fee.

October 17Peak Experience in Midlothian, VA.
Coaches attending: Stu Wong and Rachel Shallue
October 24SportRock in Sterling, VA.
Coaches attending: Justin Wyse, Karen Hild, Lawrence Osefoh
October 31Vertical Rock in Manassas, VA.
Coaches attending: Lawrence Osefoh, Justin Wyse
October 31Philadelphia Rock Gym in Oaks, PA.
Coaches attending: Daniel Clarke, Kat Porter
November 7The River Rock in Roanoke, VA.
November 14 – Rise Up Climbing in Lynchburg, VA.
November 21 – Virginia Beach Rock Gym in VA Beach, VA.


 

Coopers Rock Day Trip September 26, 2015

September 26, 2015 we are offering an outdoor bouldering day trip to Cooper’s Rock, WV. This is a great opportunity for our athletes who have bouldered indoors and are looking to continue to improve their skills. Outdoor bouldering presents different challenges and learning opportunities, but also additional risks. A parent or designated chaperone will be responsible for transportation and supervision of each athlete during this day trip. Earth Trek’s Coaches will meet you and your child at Coopers for an amazing day on some of the best rock on the East Coast.

Preregistration is required for this program. Check out the details and link for registration below:

What: Climbing Team Outdoor Bouldering Day Trip
Where: Cooper’s Rock, WV
When: September 26, 2015 from 10:30am-5:30pm
Cost: $50 / $45 (members)
Prerequisites: Open to current climbing Team members. Each participant must be accompanied by a parent or designated chaperone.
What to bring: Climbing shoes, chalk, bouldering pad – if you have one (Coaches will provide some pads for the group), water and food.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation Policy: This trip is dependent on good weather and sufficient enrollment. If the forecast is for inclement weather, we will cancel the trip on Thursday September 24th and issue full refunds. If there is insufficient enrollment, we will cancel the trip and issue full refunds on September 18th.

Register for the Climbing Team Day Trip


 

Fall 2015 Tryout Results

We had a fantastic Fall Tryout this past week with over 150 young climbers attending. Thanks to all who attended for making this tryout a huge success. The competition was fierce but we have put together our final list.

If your child is not listed on one of the teams below, then they are recommended for our Recreational Climbing Club program (Ages 9-13) or one of our open enrollment programs (Ages 13+) such as Intro to Movement, Fundamentals of Bouldering, or the outdoor Intermediate Rock Climbing. Registration for Recreational Climbing Club opens the morning of Wednesday August 19th.

To accept your invitation to the team, you must complete the Team Registration and Billing Agreement before this Sunday August 23rd at midnight; otherwise we will be unable to guarantee your child’s spot on the team.

Please review the Parent Handbook & Team Code of Conduct carefully before completing your registration. Also note that there is a mandatory parent meeting to cover these materials on the following dates:

Columbia – Thursday September 10th from 5:30-6 pm
Rockville – Monday September 14th from 5:30-6 pm
Timonium – September 16th from 5:30-6 pm

A guardian of each team member must attend ONE of these meetings. No RSVP necessary.

Practices begin September 8th!

Fall 2015 Climbing Team Invites


 

New Rockville Head Coach

We are thrilled to announce that our very own, outstanding, Daniel Clarke will be taking over for Tori as Rockville’s Head Coach starting this 2015/2016 season. Daniel’s a former Team member and is so psyched to share his passion for climbing, especially competitive climbing with our athletes. Congratulations Daniel, and we are looking forward to another fantastic year!


 

SCS Nationals Results

We had a terrific weekend at SCS Nationals July 9-12 in Atlanta. Team Earth Treks placed 5th overall in the Nation, and we had three athletes make the US Team: Noah B for taking 1st place in Speed, Arabella for taking 2nd in speed, and Kayla for taking 1st in Speed.

The 18 athletes who competed, gave it their all, and we are so proud of their achievements! Final results can be found here.


 

Summer Team Practice

If you are excited to continue practicing with Team past the end of the school year, then consider joining us for 6 weeks of summer Team practice! Summer practices are available at all three gyms for any current Team member. This is a great opportunity for athletes to stay active and on top of their game over the long summer break. There is only one practice time for all levels of Team, fostering increased Team unity. Check out dates/times, cost, and registration information below.

• Timonium and Rockville – Monday/Wednesday 4:30-6:30pm
• Columbia – Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-6:30pm
o Starting the week of June 22 – the week of July 27th.
o Cost – $195 members / $295 non-members
o Click here to register!

Summer Team Technique Camp

At Earth Treks Columbia, July 27th-31st, we are offering a mini technique clinic specifically geared towards athletes on Intermediate and Advanced Team. This clinic will feature a small coach to climber ratio, and instruction specifically focused on refining and improving climbing technique. Taking this clinic helps athletes head into tryouts and the fall season, with increased confidence and a solid base of good climbing movement to build on. Details below:

• Where: Earth Treks Columbia
• When: July 27th-31st from 9am-12pm daily
• Cost – $175 members / $225 non-members
Click here to register!


 

Spring 2015 Outdoor Day Trips

This Fall we had our first outdoor Day Trip with the Team to Coopers Rock, WV, which was a huge success. Parents, athletes, and coaches all had a blast!

This Spring, we will be running a bouldering day trip to Coopers as well as having a Top Rope day at Great Falls, Va. Please mark your calendars for the following dates.

A parent or designated chaperone will be responsible for transportation and supervision of each athlete during these day trips. Earth Trek’s Coaches will meet you and your child at Great Falls or Coopers Rock. Preregistration is required for this program. Look for a follow up email coming soon with information on registration!

What: Bouldering Team Day Trip
Where: Coopers Rock, WV
When: Saturday April 18, 2015 from 10am-6pm
Cost: $45 members / $50 non-members
Transportation and Supervision: Parents are responsible for transportation and supervision Prerequisites: Open to current climbing Team members. Each participant must be accompanied by a parent or designated chaperone.
What to bring: Climbing shoes, chalk, bouldering pad – if you have one (Coaches will provide some pads for the group), water and food.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation Policy: This trip is dependent on good weather and sufficient enrollment. If the forecast is for inclement weather, we will cancel the trip on Thursday April 16 and issue full refunds. If there is insufficient enrollment, we will cancel the trip and issue full refunds on April 10.
Click here to register!

What: Top Roping Team Day Trip
Where: Great Falls, VA
When: Saturday May 16, 2015 from 8:30am-4pm (we will do a trail sweep and help collect any garbage on our way out of the park)
Cost: $45 members / $50 non-members
Transportation and Supervision: Parents are responsible for transportation and supervision Prerequisites: Open to current climbing Team members. Each participant must be accompanied by a parent or designated chaperone.
What to bring: Climbing shoes, harness, chalk, water and food. Earth Treks will provide and set up the Top Ropes.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation Policy: This trip is dependent on sufficient enrollment. If there is insufficient enrollment, we will cancel the trip and issue full refunds on May 8.
Click here to register!


 

ABS 2014 Comp Results Are In!

Download comp results here:

Male Score Sheet

Female Score Sheet


 

Outdoor Bouldering Day Trip rescheduled to October 25th!

Due to inclement weather, the Cooper’s bouldering trip has been rescheduled to October 25th. Same details as those listed below, only we will make the call based on the weather forecast by 7pm on Thursday October 23rd. Please consider signing up today!

Register for the Climbing Team Day Trip


 

ABS Youth Local Comp Registration FULL

Registration for the ABS Youth Local Comp on November 8th at Earth Treks Timonium is now FULL! Sorry but we cannot take any more registrations at this point.


 

Outdoor Bouldering Day Trip

October 4th, 2014 we are offering an outdoor bouldering day trip to Cooper’s Rock, WV. This is a great opportunity for our athletes who have bouldered indoors and are looking to continue to improve their skills. Outdoor bouldering presents different challenges and learning opportunities, but also additional risks. A parent or designated chaperone will be responsible for transportation and supervision of each athlete during this day trip. Earth Trek’s Coaches will meet you and your child at Coopers for an amazing day on some of the best rock on the East Coast.

Preregistration is required for this program. Check out the details and link for registration below:

What: Climbing Team Outdoor Bouldering Day Trip
Where: Cooper’s Rock, WV
When: October 4th, 2014 from 10am-6pm
Cost: $50 / $45 (members)
Prerequisites: Open to current climbing Team members. Each participant must be accompanied by a parent or designated chaperone.
What to bring: Climbing shoes, chalk, bouldering pad – if you have one (Coaches will provide some pads for the group), water and food.
Inclement Weather and Cancellation Policy: This trip is dependent on good weather and sufficient enrollment. If the forecast is for inclement weather, we will cancel the trip on Thursday October 2nd and issue full refunds. If there is insufficient enrollment, we will cancel the trip and issue full refunds on September 29th.

Register for the Climbing Team Day Trip


Registration for November 8th ABS Local Competition at Earth Treks Timonium

Earth Treks is proud to host a local ABS Youth Competition on November 8th at our Climbing Center in Timonium. Due to size limitations, the number of competitors will be capped at 100. Registration for this event will open in the morning on Wednesday September 24th. Please register early to ensure your participation in this competition.


Fall 2014 Tryout Results

We had a fantastic Fall Tryout this past week with over 150 young climbers attending. Thanks to all who attended for making this tryout a huge success. The competition was fierce but we have put together our final list.

If your child is not listed on one of the teams below, then they are recommended for our Recreational Climbing Club program (Ages 9-13) or one of our open enrollment programs (Ages 13+) such as Intro to Movement, Fundamentals of Bouldering, or the outdoor Intermediate Rock Climbing. Registration for Recreational Climbing Club opens the morning of Wednesday August 20th.

To accept your invitation to the team, you must complete the Team Registration and Billing Agreement before this Sunday August 24th at midnight; otherwise we will be unable to guarantee your child’s spot on the team.

Please review the Parent Handbook & Team Code of Conduct carefully before completing your registration. Also note that there is a mandatory parent meeting to cover these materials on the following dates:

Columbia – September 9th from 6-6:30 pm
Timonium – September 10th from 6-6:30 pm
Rockville – September 8th from 6-6:30 pm

A guardian of each team member must attend ONE of these meetings. No RSVP necessary.

Practices begin September 2nd!

Fall 2014 Tryout Results


Summer Team Programs 2014

Summer Team Practices

Summer practices are available at all three gyms for any current Team member. This is a great opportunity for athletes to stay active and on top of their game over the long summer break. There is only one practice time for all levels of Team, fostering increased Team unity . Check out dates/times, cost, and registration information below.

Timonium and Rockville : Monday and Wednesday – 4:30-6:30pm
Columbia : Tuesday and Thursday – 4:30-6:30pm

Summer practice costs $195(members), $295(non-members) for 6 weeks, starting June 16th and ending the week of July 28th. There is no practice on the following dates: July 2, 3, 9, 10. Preregistration is required and spots are limited so register today.

Register for Summer Team Practices

 

Team Technique Clinic

At Earth Treks Columbia, July 28-August 1, we are offering a mini technique clinic specifically geared towards athletes on Intermediate and Advanced Team.

A small coach to climber ratio, and instruction specifically focused on refining and improving climbing technique, helps athletes head into tryouts and the fall season with increased confidence and a solid base of good climbing movement to build on.

Where: Earth Treks Columbia

When: 9:00am-12:00pm, July 28-August 1

This camp costs $175(members), $225(non-members) for the week. Preregistration is required and spots are limited, so register today.

Register for Team Technique Clinic


Regional Championship Results

SCS Regional Championships 2014

Thank you to all the competitors, parents, setters, and staff who made Regionals this past Saturday a huge success. And thank you to everyone who helped support the Team Bake Sale. We raised $317.57, which went to support Mid Atlantic Climbers.


Local Results May 2014

We’ve had a busy 2014 SCS Local Competition Season. Check out the results from Delaware Rock Gym, Philadelphia Rock Gym, and Go Vertical. Congratulations to all our athletes on their outstanding effort.

Plus, join us this Saturday May 10th at Earth Treks Rockville for the Capital Region Championship. There will be amazing climbing to watch, fantastic problems to try afterwards, plus the Earth Treks Team will be raising money to support Mid Atlantic Climbers through a bake sale. Come enjoy the comp and buy some sweets to support our local climbing access. Good luck Team!