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Name: Climbing with headlamps - Climb Base5
Starts: Sat Mar 24, 2018
Meetup: 7:00pm at Climb Base 5 Coquitlam
Return: Sat Mar 24, 2018

Registration opens: Sun Mar 18, 2018
Event category: Indoor Climbing
Difficulty grade: A5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Martin Schwarze
Profile info:
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Participant Information

Climb Base5 is hosting a climb in the dark event for Earth Hour, from 8:30 to 9:30pm. So, make sure to bring your (charged) headlamps!
Let's meet a bit earlier to warm up on a few routes before the lights are turned off.

Here is the info they sent out by email:

Bring your headlamps for Earth Hour - March 24th

The gym will be turning off its lights in solidarity with the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour campaign. So bring your headlamps and come climb in the dark on March 24th, 2018 from 830pm-930pm. We'll also have some games set up to pass the hour in case you want to socialize rather than climb. Follow us on Facebook for updates!

For those of you who haven't climbed at Base5, it is Metro Vancouver's largest indoor climbing gym with tall walls and a big lead climbing section.

The meeting time is not fixed, in case you want to join a bit later. I'll aim to be in the gym, near the benches, at 7:00pm. If you don't know me, you can ask the gym staff to help find the BCMC group or you can contact me beforehand to figure something out. Do not send me a text message when you arrive. If you show up later, no worries, find us and join the group.

If you have not climbed at Climb Base5 gym before, you will need to pass a belay test and a lead climbing test in order to lead or lead belay. This is a requirement of the gym.  While it is likely that the more experienced climbers will be happy to share their knowledge, this is not a climbing course.

BCMC members receive a 10% discount off all day passes and memberships at the Coquitlam Climb Base5 gym.  For more discount information, visit the BCMC Membership page at bcmc.ca/club_membership.php

Gym address and other info can be found online at climbbase5.com

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