Great weekend in Wellington!

Fantastic Bouldering comp over the weekend- big shout out to HangDog Climbing the dynamic Dynomites – Wellington Climbing Club all the Climbing NZ officials, all the fantastic volunteers and our super sponsors: RAB, The North Face, Friction Labs and Earth Sea and Sky! Results are on PIKI

Timetable – Wellington Bouldering

Saturday 22nd September 2018 – Qualification (Opens M/F / Youth B / Youth A / Juniors / Masters) and Opens Finals 7.00 am – Facility opens for warm up 7.00 am – Technical meeting – Team Managers 7.30 am – Isolation opens – OPENS M/F 8.30 am – Isolation closes – OPENS M/F 8.35 am – Qualifiers start – OPENS M/F 10.40 am – Qualifiers end – OPENS M/F 10.40 am  – Routesetters reset for next round – climbers and spectators must either be in isolation or out of the competition arena until given the all clear by Jury President. Read More

First Climbing Worlds Final for New Zealand

Photo caption: Rachel Carter from Taranaki is the first New Zealand climber to make it to the finals of a climbing world competition. Photo credit: Eddie Fowke, IFSC. Climbing athlete Rachel Carter is the first New Zealander to make it to the finals of a sport climbing world competition.  Carter was competing at the International Federation of Sport Climbing World Championships and Paraclimbing World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria this week.   Carter, competing in the Paraclimbing Female RP2 category, made it to the top of her first qualifying climb and was only a few holds away from the top of her Read More

Kiwi climbers at Innsbruck World Champs

NZ World Youth Team member, Lucy Whitehead, is competing at the IFSC Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck, along with former NZ Youth team members, George Sanders and Erica Gatland. Joining them will be NZ paraclimber Rachel Carter. Climbing starts today, 6 September, with the women’s lead qualifiers which will be streamed live on the IFSC website. and also: This is the first time qualifiers for lead and bouldering are being live streamed. Climb hard and have fun guys!