Edgeworks Climbing Newsletter
August 2006
Our Walls Are On Fire!

Edgeworks has over 40 new routes that were set in July and we're not done! Our roped Section 2 is now being set with some of our best routes ever! Here's a sample of routes you should try:

Section 2 (Some great overhanging routes!):
5.10a - Candy Cane in July
5.11c - Wicked Seahorse, LOOK ME IN THE EYE!

Section 1 (Our best stemming routes ever!):
5.9 - Were you popular?
5.11a - Master & Servant **** (A Four Star Route!)

Section 9 (Bouldering Archway):
V1 - Homo-Unerectus
V4 -

Used Climbing Holds For Sale!
Do you think Edgeworks has a lot of climbing holds? Well so do we and we've got a few extra that are for sale at rock bottom prices!

These holds are great for building anything from your own home climbing wall or a system training wall. Maybe you just want to do something simple like a traversing wall in your garage or even just a pull-up board above a door jam. I'm sure you can find more use for our holds than we ever imagined; some people have even used our holds as bolted on safety grips for use when on their roof!

Buy as many as you want while they last!
$3.00 a hold, mixed brands, sizes and shapes.

Edgeworks is in the News!

Edgeworks has been featured in two newspapers in the last week. Check out these great articles to see what others have to say about Edgeworks!

The News Tribune
Paul Sand - July 30th
No waiting for WI-FI
An article about our free wireless hot spot!

The Tacoma Weekly
Staci Peper - July 27th
Rock climbing gains popularity
among families, groups

An article featuring groups and families at Edgeworks!

Summer Camps Spots Still Available!
Yes! Edgeworks still has spots open in a few of our camps so don't wait, summer is almost over and the kids will be back in school!

Some dates of these camps are still open:
Kids Rock Camp - Ages 6-10
Basic Climbing Camp - Ages 9-17
Advanced Climbing Camp - Ages 9-17
Outdoor/Overnight Rock Camp - Ages 10-17
2-Day Learn to Climb Family Camp
(click here for camp details)

For more information and registration
please call 253-564-4899.

Edgeworks Adult Training Team!

Whether you are a total novice or an experienced climber, if you are looking to take your climbing to the next level, the adult team is for you. Taught by our professional coaching staff, this training group meets twice a week for a 2 hour session designed to amp up your climbing. Course focuses on fundamental climbing skills and targeted training to eliminate your climbing 'weaknesses'.

Take your climbing to the next level as part of
  The Adult Training Team!
• Tuesdays/Thursdays, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
• Members: $75/month - Non-members: $95/month
• Ages 19 to 94

For more information (click here).


This Month at Edgeworks!
It's the birth month of William Clarke, Jerry Garcia, Coolio, Andy Warhol, BJ Thomas, Hulk Hogan and Herbert Hoover. Celebrate their birthdays by treating yourself to an Edgeworks Party!!!
For our full schedule of this months calendar (click here)!

Overnight Lock-Ins
The whole gym is yours for the night; the fun starts at 10pm and lasts until 8am. We provide belay instruction and belayers for the first hour, you provide the stamina to climb all night.
(click here for more info and pricing)

Two Day Learn to Climb Outside
4 hours of instruction at Edgeworks on Saturday, then meet at Exit 38 climbing area on Sunday to tour and climb some of this crag's most popular beginner routes. No experience necessary. (click here for more info and pricing)

Women's Night - After 6pm, Thursday, August 3rd & 24th
Ladies - Come on in and climb, after 6pm on the first and third Thursdays of each month at a discounted rate. Bring your friends or meet some new ones! $9 Day Pass.

Bouldering Beta Night - 7-8pm, Thursday, August 10th
Bouldering is like Miracle Grow for your climbing ability. Bouldering is the best way to quickly improve your technique, strength and body position. We’ll give you that extra edge you need (or some beta for the project you’ve been working on)! - Second Thursday of each month - $5 members/$20 non-members (includes Day Pass)

College Night - 5-10pm, Friday, August 11th
Seeking a higher education? Let off some steam and join other students for an evening of climbing at a discounted rate. Day passes are $9 with a valid Washington State College ID, second Friday of each month.

Lead Climbing Night - 7-8pm, Thursday, August 24th
Don’t have a lead card, but you want to lead at Edgeworks. Come hone your skills at Lead Night. We will belay and give you the climbing and safety tips to help you get your lead ability to the next level. (Pre-requisite: Can climb 5.9 and have lead before) - Fourth Thursday of each month - $5 members/$20 non-member (includes Day Pass)

Edgeworks Climbing • 6102 N 9th Street #200, Tacoma, WA 98406
www.edgeworksclimbing.com • 253-564-4899

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