Upcoming Community Events
Winter Wonderland Party
December 6, 2014 4pm – 7pm
Mark your calendars for Saturday December 6 at 4pm for the annual Winter Wonderland Party at RJ1. In the spirit of the holidays we want to take the time to say thank you and give back to all our great customers. All ages and abilities are encouraged to attend.
We are planning some holiday festivities for individuals, couples, and families with special climbing twists. It means food, drink, pad stacking, tree decorating, tyroleans, santa hats, human wrecking balls, and highlines. Stay tuned to social media as we share footage of us prepping the gym for this not to be missed party.
We hope that you will help us share the holiday spirit with children not as fortunate as us. We have teamed up with A Precious Child Foundation to collect donations, of either a monetary sum or a small unwrapped gift. This will all be used to help kids in the Colorado area to have the Christmas they deserve.
Entry is to the party is free to all members. Non members are $15.
North Vs. South Youth Competition
November 22nd 9am-12pm RJ2
The kids are at it again. In the bi-annual RJ North vs. South rope and bouldering competition our youth teams will be battling it out for bragging rights and the coveted winners trophy. Though the teams compete regularly in the area at USA Climbing Sanctioned events, this is there chance to have a bit of friendly fun just between our gyms. Teams have been practicing hard and some have overheard a bit of trash talk.
The competition will take place at RJ2 in Centennial on Saturday November 22nd from 9am-12pm. Please come out and cheer on the kids and see how much well they are climbing, you will be amazed.
Forge your own team of bouldering superheroes in the Bouldering League
Get ready for another season of bouldering league! In this free league, we promote friendly competition in a positive and encouraging environment. While there is a competition aspect, Bouldering League is mainly about growing our community and climbing with others whom you can teach, and others from whom you can learn.
League starts October 14 or 16 and runs for six weeks. Please come join us any week even if you have missed the start. There is plenty of fun to be had each week!
RJ1: Thursdays at 7pm
RJ2: Tuesdays at 6:30pm
ABS Local True Grip Bouldering Competition
True Grip returned for its second year at ROCK’n & JAM’n. Climbers showed up in force this year, over 200 local climbers in all! Through all the madness many personal bests were met. No matter the age or skill level everyone had a chance at being a champion for a day. Thank you to everyone that came out along with all the sponsors that donated prizes to reward the outstanding climbing done by everyone.
Step Up Your Game
“Learn About Fear and Mental Control for Sport Performance”
Once again professional climber Matt Lloyd put on a stellar show to a maximum capacity crowd. He shared the science behind fear along with tips and tricks he has used over the years to keep his mental edge under the pressure of pushing the limits of modern rock and ice climbing grades.
Thank you to The Denver Beer Company for suppling the venue and great beers as well.
Climb Denver’s Backyard: A Day of Free Clinics, Beer, and BBQ
Thank you to those who came out for the festivities, and to our event sponsors! It was a great day, but don’t take our word for it, check out reviews from some of the participants:
“All in all, I’d give the event five stars and would love to do it again if given the chance!”
“Aleya and Travis were awesome! Learned a lot about crag etiquette and safety. They also made me feel very comfortable about climbing outside. Wish we could have climbed more routes but thanks for a great learning experience!”