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Look Around Lubbock: Vertical Plains Climbing Competition

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The 20th Annual Vertical Plains Adventure Festival and Climbing Competition is Saturday, February 1 at the Texas Tech Rec Center. This climbing competition draws over 100 competitors from across the southwest and promotes camaraderie, sportsmanship and the love of climbing. No matter the experience, everyone is encouraged to attend and climb. The competition will be divided into two sessions:

Session 1: Morning climbing is open to USA Climbing Members only and is offered in conjunction with the USAC Collegiate Climbing Season counting as a sanctioned local competition for the Texas regional qualification. Sport and Speed concentrations will be offered. Competitors in this category must have a USAC Membership Number prior to registration. USA Climbing membership and schedule information is available at www.usaclimbing.org.

Session 2: Afternoon climbing is open for all non-USAC members wishing. This competition is open to climbers of all levels, with three skill classes available: beginner, intermediate, advanced in addition to youth. This session features Sport (top-rope) in addition to Bouldering and combines the scores for an all-around combination of the five hardest routes including best top-rope routes and two best bouldering routes for a final score.

For group registrations, please call Kevin Hoffman at 806-834-2401.  [Late registration will be accepted up to the day of the competition. Any day-of registration will incur an additional $5 processing fee. Registration is limited to 75 in the morning session and 75 in the afternoon session.

To register or get more information: click here.

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