Edgeworks Climbing Newsletter
November 2008
In this issue...

  Torment-Forbidden Traverse  
Torment-Forbidden Traverse
FREE! SLIDE SHOW: North Cascades
Climbing in the North Cascades is true alpine adventure; with more than a lifetime of high alpine peaks and nearly an equal number of glaciers, climbing in the North Cascades of Washington is both intimidating and inspiring.
Join Edgeworks own Tod Bloxham for an evening of images of climbing in the North Cascades. From the Canadian Border to Stevens Pass, explore the crest of the Cascades!
Some of the featured climbs:
* Mount Challenger
* Mount Fury
* Eldorado Peak
* Mount Torment
* Forbidden Peak
* Mount Stuart
November 12th
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Events Details:
When: Wednesday, November 12th
, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
What: SLIDE SHOW: Climbing in the North Cascades

Continental Championships
Congratulations to Paul Wadsworth and Billy Beggs of the Edgeworks Climbing Team; they have both been invited to represent the United States at the North American Continental Climbing Championships!

Edgeworks Climbing Invited to Represent US:
* North American Continental Championships!
* Paul Wadsworth
* Billy Beggs

North American Continental Championships:
* December 5th - 7th, 2008
* Montreal, Canada
Continental Champions are seeded automatically to compete at any World Cup event. This will in turn serve as a qualification round for participating athletes in the World Games in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, July 16 -26, 2009.
Congrats Paul & Billy!!
  Paul Wadsworth  
Paul Wadsworth

  Billy Beggs  
Billy Beggs

2008 Blacklight Bouldering Competition Results
  Blacklight Bouldering
The Blacklight Bouldering Competition & Climb was a great success! Some of the best climbers in Tacoma, the Northwest and the Nation showed up to compete.
Click Here! for RESULTS!
  Blacklight Bouldering  

  401: Crevasse Rescue  
401: Crevasse Rescue
This 1 day indoor course prepares you for climbing on glaciated terrain. You'll learn about glacial gear, team and rope strategies, and the skills needed to rescue yourself and your partner(s) from a crevasse.
* Understand basic strategies for glacier travel
* Learn gear, knots, and techniques for crevasse rescue
* Learn pulley systems for rescuing climbers from crevasses
* Learn self rescue from a crevasse
* Learn skills required to be a rope team member on a glacier
* Duration:
1 Day (Indoor)
* Prerequisites:
No Experience Necessary
* Cost:
* Dates/Times:
2nd Friday Each Month: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  Call 253-564-4899 to register today!  

Junior Climbing Program 3-6

An ongoing, quality climbing experience for climbers ages 3-6 years old. The Junior Climbing Program 3-6 offers an active curriculum taught by our professional, experienced staff in a safe indoor setting with high instructor to climber ratios. Our Junior Climbing Program builds a foundation for strong, fit, motivated, goal oriented kids and the climbing is just plain fun!

* Climb regularly with other kids
* Daily curriculum includes climbing games and activities
* Learn basic climbing skills
* High instructor to climber ratios
* Safe, fun and fit activities taught by professional instructors

* Duration:
2 Sessions per Week
* Dates:
Mon/Wed 3:00pm - 4:00pm
* Prerequisites:
Ages 3-6 years
* Cost:
  Junior Climbing Program 3-6  
* We strongly encourage parent participation with the Junior Climbing Program 3-6!
* 101: Knots and Belaying is offered FREE!! to participating parents.

  High School Night  
High School Night
Edgeworks supports the local youth through monthly High School Nights! Get in at a REDUCED RATE, rentals are FREE! and get a FREE! 101: Knots and Belaying class.

Event Details:
* $10 Day Pass
* Student Gear Rentals - FREE!!
* 101: Knots and Belaying class - FREE!!
* Must present valid Student ID
* Liability Waiver must signed by parent

* Rogers High School - Friday, November 7th, 7-9pm
* Foss High School - Friday, November 14th, 7-9pm
* Curtis High School - Friday, November 21st, 7-9pm
* Truman High School - Friday, November 28th, 7-9pm
Start a High School Night For Your School:
Edgeworks is seeking High School Reps Now!
* High School Rep Position Includes:
   FREE! Quarterly Membership
   FREE! Edgeworks T-Shirt
   Lots of New Friends
* For full Description of Responsibilities and how to apply:
   Check out our Jobs Page!

Resole Your Climbing Shoes

Hole in your sole? Need your rock shoes repaired? Cascade Cobbler and Edgeworks Climbing now offers drop off repair service for your climbing shoes!

Leave your shoes with Edgeworks, with payment and a completed order form and Cascade Cobbler will repair them for you!
On the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month, shoes will be shipped, repaired and returned within a week and a half!.
$28 for 1/2 soles
$8.50 for rand repair
$6 shipping and handling
  Cascade Cobbler  
Cascade Cobbler
Fixers of Treasured Footwear
Specializing in Climbing Shoe and Birkenstock Repair


  Cascade Cobbler James at work  
Cascade Cobbler James at work.

This Month at Edgeworks!

Avoid all the holiday hustle and bustle. Relax in a Yoga Class, try a Technique Class, or come to FREE! Slide Show on the 12th to look at some beautiful pictures.
For our full schedule of this month's calendar (click here)!

Friday & Saturday Yoga Returns
Edgeworks is happy to announce the return of Friday and Saturday Yoga classes!
Community Yoga - Fridays, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Mixed Level Yoga - Saturdays, 10:15am - 11:30am
For information and pricing (click here).


201: Advanced Movement & Technique
November 19th & 26th,7:00-8:30pm
Have you hit the dreaded plateau? Can’t quite figure out that V2 or V3? Try the advanced movement and technique class. Learn how to gaston, drop knee, back step, and shake it all about. That’s what it’s all about.
For information and pricing (click here).

Women's Night - 5-10pm, Friday, November 7th
Ladies - Come on in and climb, after 5pm at a discounted rate. Meet lots of new friends and climb hard with old friends. $9 Day Pass.
First Friday of each month
College Night - 5-10pm, Friday,November 14th
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 (24 years and younger only). Second Friday of each month.
Family Night - 5-10pm, Friday,November 21st
Bring the whole family and meet other climbing families! First adult family member pays full price ($15 day pass), additional family members pay $5.
Third Friday of each month
Military Night - 5-10pm, Friday ,November 28th
Edgeworks salutes our active military with a night of climbing just for you! Day passes are $9 with a valid Military ID.
Fourth Friday of each month.
  FREE! Clinic: Slacklining - 8-10pm, Friday ,November 28th
Staff members will be available to offer advice to beginners and advanced slackliners. The slackline will stay up until 10pm so you can practice away the wobbly leg.
Last Friday of each month.

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

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