#TIMETOCLIMB FEST – April 22nd 2017

A  day event of Pro Climbers, Clinics, Workshops, Films, Gear Demos, Giveaways & More!

During the day – NJ Rock Gym 

9:30am to 5:30pm
Climbing Clinics:

Climbing Techniques Clinic with Paul Robinson & Alex Kahn – 10:00am  – Register
Beginner Training & Climbing Techniques with Nina Williams  -10:00am – Register
Advance Training & Climbing Techniques with Nina Williams – 1:00pm – Register
Dry Ice Tool Clinics  – FREE – Sponsored by Furnace Industries Training for Ice inside the Climbing Gym with Mike Burk – 10:00am & 1:00pm – Sign-up

Professional Development Workshops: – Free
Promote your Skills to Climb– By Luis Hernandez of IBM
Networking in the Digital Age – By Nicholas Hernandez of Time to Climb
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Meet & Greet with Pro Climbers
3:30pm – 5:00pm @ NJ Rock Gym

A Night of Films & Talks

with Paul Robinson, Alex Kahn & Nina Williams

The Darress Theater – 615 Main St Boonton, NJ
Doors: 7:00pm
Featured Films & Talks:
Premiere of Uncharted LinesTrailer
Premiere of Ronnie Dickson: The V10 Project
Sending Ambrosia a presentation by Nina Williams
Chasing WinterTrailer

Get Tickets – HERE

Non-Profit Partner: Peak Potential – www.PeakClimb.org
A raffle of donated prizes will be held in the evening at the Darress theater to help raise money for Peak Potential!

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Finale Ligure: Climbing in the Italian Riviera

Written by Arianna Qira
Written by Arianna Qira

With over 2,000 sport routes Finale Ligure has a lifetime worth of climbing to offer.  This is not a crag you simply go for the weekend, it is a lifestyle.  Finale is the home to families living in vans, a time warp into the past of climbing.  Limestone rock outcrops fill these coastal mountains truly making it a climbing adventure.

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Exploring the Shawangunks: Hiking Bonticou Crag

Hiking Bonticou Crag

Written by Michele De Vincentis

Mohonk Preserve is New York’s largest visitor and member-supported nature preserve that’s home to 165,000 annual visitors and 8,000 acres of forests, cliffs, fields, ponds, and streams. It is located on the Shawankgunk Ridge, a section of the Appalachian Mountains that’s just 90 miles north of New York City.

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Training for Ice Climbing Season

Roes - Ice Climbing
Written by Ben Carlson of Furnace Industries

Fifteen feet above my last screw, the ice turns to complete shit. Unconsolidated, candled, air-filled, de-laminated mush. No way this crap is gonna take a good stick. I can see the water trickling behind the flow on this late season WI5. The rope hangs from my harness, clear of the ice. Checking in on my placements, I have one mega placement at shoulder level. Hips close to the ice, standing tall, I can feel the back of my ax pressing on my chest. Good feet. Swinging my one tool at the mush, an unsettling crack slams through the icicle just below my feet rattling my nerves and shaking my confidence. A drip of sweat on the tip of my nose. Breathing regains control. Forearms beginning to burn, working my feet up on the front points of my crampons – a little higher, a little higher still – I need to reach what looks like decent ice just out of reach above the mush and get another screw. Reaching. Reaching higher.

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