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EXPANSION PROJECT
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UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Phases 3 & 4
Hold on to your seats because the excitement of the Edgeworks expansion project is about to burst at the seams! (for real) 

With construction of the NEW CLIMBING WALL scheduled to begin May 14th and the campus board already taken down, we'll also be busting through the corner stem wall and removing some of the blue flooring in preparation of creating a permanent pass through to the new climbing area. Beyond all of this, we're also getting a jump start on the suite 200 renovations . All of which will have TEMPORARY IMPACTS on our day-to-day operations and customer experiences

Get the important dates and details here:  May 2018

EXCELLENT PARKING & RAFFLE PRIZES!
May 1-31 | “Bike like the mountain is out!”

Edgeworks is getting in on the fun of Tacoma-Pierce County’s “Bike. Everywhere.” Challenge.

It’s simple . Each time you ride your bike to Edgeworks to climb, take a fitness class, or workout you’ll receive one raffle ticket to be entered in a drawing for prizes including Edgeworks swag, FREE day passes, and more!
The more you ride, the more chances you have to WIN! So get on your bike and ride .

TRIP REPORT: May 2018
by Andrew Powell

We can’t let these longer, warmer days of sunshine go to waste and the Edgeworks Guides have been out making the most of it – climbing and guiding at our local PNW crags and beyond ! More specifically, rocks colored “ Red ” and others called “ Smith “.

GEAR REVIEW: Petzl Sirocco Helmet – Guide Approved!
by Abbie Madlem

If you find yourself in need of a new helmet this season, look no further: the Petzl Sirocco is here!

It’s ultralight design is made to be the perfect combination of protection and comfort . The new design offers increased protection against lateral and rear impacts, and carries Petzl’s top and side protection product labels.

CLIMBING SCHOOL: TRAD LEAD & MULTI-PITCH
May 19 & 20 | June 9 & 10

This 2-day course teaches both the art of gear placement as well as how to turn your single pitch climb into many. G et the skills and practice now so that you can be ready for your big climbing objectives this summer!

Additional dates available; check our website for details. Sign up online.

EARN YOUR PEAKS | 2018 Wrap Up!

SHOUT OUTS and CONGRATULATIONS to all 300+ members who participated in this year's Edgeworks Member Challenge ! 21,221 points tallied. 294 peaks earned. 220 t-shirts awarded. Multiple high-5's given, dice stacked, cowbells rang and routes climbed.

Plus, these 14 Triple Peak All-Stars!
  1. Jason Legener: 292
  2. Kate Terpstra: 282
  3. Monica Hauss: 232
  4. LaCrystal Wooten-Wisse: 222
  5. Crystal McElroy: 218
  6. Joel Eklof: 215
  7. Brandon Hauss: 210
  8. Chris Dudenhoeffer: 204
  9. Megan Przybysz: 201
  10. Dan Sherman: 200
  11. Jen (10) Wheeler: 196
  12. Emily Nguyen: 184
  13. Jaylen Shawcross: 184
  14. Julia Eaton: 177

Thanks, everyone, for making this another really fun challenge ! Be sure to collect your shirts and peaks by Thursday, May 31st.

Upcoming Events & Outdoor Trips
CLIMBERS SOCIAL: Mini Rope Comp
Tuesday, June 5 | 7pm

Because competitions aren’t just for boulderers! 1) Find a partner. 2) Compete: male/female; beginner, intermediate and advanced categories; members only. 3) WIN prizes!

TUESDAY NIGHT CLINIC: Gym to Crag
Tuesday, June 19 | 7pm

Easing the migration of indoor gym climbers to outdoor crags. We’ll help jump-start your transition to outdoor master with topics and activities that cover outdoor etiquette, leave no trace principals, route finding, where to go/what to climb, and more!

TUESDAY CRAG NIGHTS: North Bend
Tuesday, June 26 | 4pm - 10pm

Join us for summer evenings at the crag in North Bend! These professionally guided trips are not only a great introduction to outdoor climbing but also an excellent way to learn more about one of the closest, highly rated, and most accessible climbing areas in our region.

WOMEN'S CRAG DAY: North Bend
Sunday, July 1 | 7am - 5pm

Our all new Women's Crag Days: "No Man's Land" offer fun opportunities for female climbers to meet up, climb and learn with (and from) other women who are interested in gaining more confidence and/or skills on the rock. Join the female outdoor instructors of Edgeworks for a great day of climbing!

Your lead instructors for the trips will be Jayden Johnson and AMGA Single Pitch Instructor, Cassandra Marohl.

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