UTAH - Weekend Away
Dec
14
to Dec 16

UTAH - Weekend Away

Utah Crushers!!!!!!(and others if you want to drive) Mark your calendars! Come spend a weekend in St George with myself, some Vegas ladies and our Vegas GWC Ambassador, Jacqui Short! There is so much to do in St George! We can boulder, sport climb, or even trad climb! Whatever you are into, you can do! We will plan on camping!

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Recognition for Rocks, New Jack City
Dec
1
8:00 AM08:00

Recognition for Rocks, New Jack City

This event is to show our appreciation for our favorite local crags and the community we've built by coming together and crushing some climbs in New Jack City!

Join Girls Who Climb OC/SD as Leandra H. Hernández and I co-host this event with our wonderful co-founder Mary Lane Poe

This event will also be a POTLUCK so bring your favorite snacks, treats, and entrees to share!

More details to come.


But get this date on your radar, ladies!

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Reimers Ranch, TX
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Reimers Ranch, TX

Hey Ladies! Let’s crush some routes and enjoy the sending temps! Meet us at The Pavillion at 10am and we’ll head into the canyon together! 

Bring snacks and water for yourself as well as gear and sunscreen!! 


I have extra gear so please reach out if you need something! There’s a chance I have it or can make it happen. 

Feel free to text me at 713-208-3291 with questions! 

This event will be co-hosted by the lovely Emilie Hernandez!

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CALI - Climbing + Cacti
Nov
3
to Nov 4

CALI - Climbing + Cacti

  • Joshua Tree National Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It's time for a climbing trip to Joshua Tree National Park with Girls Who Climb, Arêt Basewear, and affiliated sponsors Vertical Hold, Golden State Guiding, Mesa Rim, the Access Fund, and the San Diego chapter of the American Alpine Club! Come climb with us at Joshua Tree and join us for a weekend of climbing camaraderie and fun. Everyone is welcome! This is not a formal guided trip, but rather a fun structured weekend with bouldering, rope climbing, and a raffle! With a $10 entry into the optional raffle, you can have a chance to win swag from Golden State Guiding, Vertical Hold, American Alpine Club, Mesa Rim, the Access Fund, and other rad organizations. All raffle funds will be donated to the Access Fund.

Also, ladies, if you're interested in Arêt Basewear's items, there will be a sale on their awesome sports bras. Check out the discussion forum threads in the event page to find: 1) the Google Doc thread for the sports bra information, 2) a thread for car pooling, 3) a thread for boulder problems, routes, and areas to check out, and 4) the camping information thread.

Here is the itinerary:

Saturday, Nov. 3:
12pm, meet at Nomad Ventures (Address: 61795 Twentynine Palms Highway A, Joshua Tree, CA 92252) for carpool into the park. Check out this site (https://www.nps.gov/jotr/planyourvisit/fees.htm) to view the fees for park entrance.
12:30, Welcome Chat w/ Arêt and GWC at the Hidden Valley parking lot. We'll be kicking off the bouldering day here and also coordinating boulders to check out.
Boulder all day at Hidden Valley - Check the Facebook Discussion Forum Thread to list your projects and problems you want to send!
Dinner: Optional at camp ground or dinner in town - the decision is yours!
Camping: Camping options are available at BLM and other areas. Check the Facebook Discussion Thread to see campground suggestions and coordinations.

Sunday, Nov. 4:
9am, meet at Nomad Ventures to carpool into park
9:30am, Educational talks and chats in the Hidden Valley parking lot area with some of our sponsors: 
GSG: Tyler - Transitioning from gym to outdoors
Arêt: Olivia - neurological changes with getting outdoors, Bridget - mental aspects of climbing/ bouldering
GWC: Lea, Chloe, and Mary Lane - Gender and Climbing Outdoors
10:30am, Raffle items from the event sponsors

11:00am - 5pm, Climbing! Check the Facebook Discussion Thread to view the bouldering area and rope area coordinations

Finally and most importantly, *PLEASE* fill out the online waiver. It's mandatory for all joining us at the event: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScUK_yH5VVt3WCaEWKyXmmHYvs-rGzNmXScwDOV8gY1W2xo2g/viewform.

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NY - PetersKill Meetup
Nov
3
8:00 AM08:00

NY - PetersKill Meetup

Calling all NY/CT/PA/MA climbers! We will be hosting a climbing meetup in Peterskill climbing area! This will be a top rope only climbing day. For those of you who have never been, peterskill is considered the “mini” Gunks. It’s tucked away behind the Shawgunks climbing area and has routes that will challenge any climber. It’s about 10$ for admission into the park, unless you have a lifetime pass, but once you’re in you have range to explore the rest of Minnewaska. All levels are welcome and if anyone has gear please bring it! Most of the routes have bolts to set up TR anchors, some routes we’ll have to build anchors (so bring a static line if you have one) I hope most of you can make it! We’ll be hosting the event on the November 3rd meeting at 8:30 am, with a raincheck date for November 10th same time!

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UTAH - Freaky Friday
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

UTAH - Freaky Friday

Get your costumes! Sneak out of work a little early, and come celebrate the holiday the right way! On the rocks! We will plan on meeting at the parking lot in Rock Canyon at 12:30 and hike up past the ufirst bridge. We will plan on hitting The Wild, The Zoo, Possibly Low Tide, The Hidden, or Tap Wall. They are all close to each other so we can decide day of, depending on who comes and where the psyche is!

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Mesa & Munchies
Oct
21
3:00 PM15:00

Mesa & Munchies

Hosted by: San Diego Ambassador Leandra Hernandez

It's time for another climbing and noms day! Join us for Mesa + Munchies with Girls Who Climb at Mira Mesa - Mission Valley!

Climbing: 3 - 6 PM
Dinner: 6:30 PM at Bivouac Ciderworks! (http://www.bivouaccider.com/) They've reserved a space for us and everything, so please RSVP sooner rather than later so we can get an accurate headcount for dinner.

For all non-MR members, there will be a discount on day passes *if* we are able to get at least 8 non-members to sign up through the following form:https://app.rockgympro.com/booking/f/8493a0a8fbf34414a1e163d72720beaa. If it's password protected, use "Hernandez."

If you have any questions, please let me know.

Let's climb! And eat!

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Costume Climb
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Costume Climb

Come join us at Texas Canyon for our 2nd annual Halloween Costume Climb! Co-Ed / Family Friendly!

We highly encourage everyone to join us in the spirit of Halloween, rocking your best getup. *May be a prize for best dressed!* 

Texas Canyon is a great location that supports climbers of all experiences. 

More info to come!

https://www.mountainproject.com/area/107149386/the-first-corridor

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Big Bend Meet Up!
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Big Bend Meet Up!

Hey Ladies! 

Did you know there’s climbing in Big Bend?! Yes! You heard me! There’s Bouldering in Santa Elena Canyon but mostly in Grapevine Hills. We’ll spend 8/20 Bouldering in GrapeVine Hills—You May even get a first ascent! There’s lots of room for development. 8/21 we’ll be hiking. South Rim and most likely one other easier hike so people can pick their poison! I’ll be there 8/15-8/22, feel free to come early or stay an extra day on 8/22 for some mountain biking! 

Camping is walk up in Rio Grande Village, Cottonwood Campground and Chisos Mtn Basin. If there’s enough interest I’ll try to get a.group campsite. 
$25 vehicle fee for one week (I think) 
$14/night for camping. 

Bring alllllll your crashpads and lets have a ball!

CLICK HERE! for more event details!

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Bay Area Bouldering
Sep
22
8:45 AM08:45

Bay Area Bouldering

Come spend the day sending some sweet problems at Castle Rock! 

Parking: It's no secret, the parking here is pretty rough and I'm not sure when the new lot will be open. Let's all meet up at the parking lot that is about a mile from the entrance on the opposite side of the road at 8:45 am. We'll cram into as few cars as possible and drive to the entrance parking area. Carpools are totally encouraged! (I'll provide a map closer to the date).

Right now I'm thinking we'll head to the main bouldering area around Castle Rock (it's a short hike from the parking lot) - there are a few other areas we can check out if we want or if it gets too crowded. There is no cell service around the park, so I'll post a map of where you can find us if you're late. 

Bring some lunch and bring your psych pants!!!

POC:  Amber DeMaglio

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North/South Carolina MeetUp
Sep
9
9:00 AM09:00

North/South Carolina MeetUp

Lady Climbers of the Carolinas, let's go rock Ship Rock, a stunning Trad Climbing destination near Grandfather Mountain NC off the Blue Ridge Parkway! Click on the photo above to appreciate the beautiful views from this crag. We chose this area as it's usually one of the cooler crags on which to climb during those hot Carolina summers. Please read event specifics below:

Parking: Rough Ridge Overlook Parking Area (Milepost 302.8) & Wilson Creek Overlook (Milepost 303.6). Milepost marker numbers increase as you go from North to South (MP0 to MP 469). Carpooling is STRONGLY recommended as the parking lots are small and Rough Ridge hiking trails are extremely popular in Summer. Please do NOT park on the grass outside the parking lots or along the road. The Access Trail is about 1/2 mile South of Rough Ridge Lot and 1/2 mile North of Wilson Creek Lot. (see below). We would like to meet at the Access Trail (roughly Milepost 303.0) at 9 AM and hike in together. Blue Ridge Parkway map and link to navigation apps:https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/parkway-maps/

Directions from Parking Lots: See the "Getting There" section of this link:https://www.mountainproject.com/area/105887629/ship-rock

Camping: Julian Price Memorial Park (MP 297.0) and Linville Falls (MP 316.0) area both have campgrounds. The former has showers, the latter does not. Camping is NOT permitted outside designated campgrounds or without a permit at backcountry sites on the Blue Ridge Parkway. For reservations click this link: https://www.nps.gov/blri/planyourvisit/camping.htm

Number of Participants: 8 climbers inexperienced in/uncomfortable with Trad Lead Climbing and Belaying. (This is not a Sport Climbing crag). Unlimited number of experienced Trad Climbers. This is NOT a safe area for children and there are several ecologically-delicate areas at the top of the crag. Thus, we ask that ONLY those who are climbing come to the event. A

***Please note your level of experience/comfort with Trad Climbing upon sign up so we are sure not to exceed the limit for those wanting to Top Rope.

Event Information: We must limit the number of inexperienced participants due to limited physical space on the Upper Tier of Ship Rock as we will be setting up Top Ropes on 5.7-5.9 routes for those climbers there. We want to give everyone adequate time and space to climb. Experienced Trad Climbers can spread out to other Tiers of Ship Rock where routes range from 5.7-5.12. We hope to end the evening with dinner at a restaurant in Boone, NC.

What to Bring:
Helmet
Climbing Shoes
Harness
ROPES (we definitely need as many as we can get!)
LAYERS OF CLOTHING (Yes, it may be 90F elsewhere but it can get QUITE cool at Ship Rock in mid-Summer!)
Sunscreen
Plenty of Water/Hydration (there are NO stores nearby)
Food for the day
Approach Shoes (the climb to the crag is steep)

EVERYONE MUST HAVE A SIGNED GWC WAIVER ON FILE TO ATTEND!

POC: Sheley Revis

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Rise & Climb
Sep
8
7:00 AM07:00

Rise & Climb

RISE & CLIMB with us in the beautiful Malibu Creek State Park! 

I think I speak for all our SoCal ladies in saying that we are ready to chuck deuces to summer! :p So we’re sending off the summer and welcoming climbing season with open arms :D
We’ll meet up in the parking lot at 7AM and make the short trek out to Stumbling Blocks/Mt Gorgeous at promptly 7:15 (to wait up for late risers). 
If you haven’t been this location before, we will be doing a short and easy traverse over some water so just keep that in mind. Stumbling blocks is shaded and a great location for climbers! A short walk back to Mt. Gorgeous offers additional routes that could be great for our more experienced ladies looking to challenge themselves. This location is great as it can accommodate climbers of all experiences!

BULLET POINTS: 

*This is NOT a co-ed event. WOMEN ONLY. 
*Not ideal for kids. (Bring them at your own risk).
*No boulder or trad. SPORT ONLY.
*DO NOT carelessly RSVP “Going” for this even unless you know for sure or mostly for sure that you’ll be able to attend. We like to have an idea of the amount of people going. We appreciate the courtesy. 

POC: Chloe Anderson (@chloewandering)

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