of Eagles: Indoor Climbing Social
3:00-3:30 Meet & Greet
a break from winter and come climb indoors with the Gathering of Eagles!
Whether you’re an experienced climber or have never climbed before, this is
your chance to come socialize with fellow Eagle Scouts from the DC area. We’re
planning on this being a family-friendly event, so please feel free to bring
your family along.
We will plan on meeting up between
3:00 and 3:30 to get acquainted and to break up into smaller groups to
is no cost for Sportrock members, others will pay Sportrock at the door for
admission and gear rental (see http://sportrock.com/about/rates/ for
New or Inexperienced Climbers:
will need to pay for admission to the facility. We strongly recommend that you
rent a climbing harness and shoes from Sportrock if you do not have your own.
Wear athletic clothing that allows you freedom of movement.
you are not belay certified at Sportrock, you can get certified only if you ask
to take the test upon arrival. You will need to demonstrate how to tie on to
the line as a climber using a figure-8 knot with a stopper and demonstrate
proper belaying technique using an ATC (you can use a GriGri at the gym, but
not for the test).
parent or legal guardian will need to complete the Participant Agreement for
you at the door or in advance online: http://sportrock.com/about/participant-agreement/. You
will not be allowed to climb without an agreement on file!