Climbing Events

Reel Rock Film Tour Info and Trailer

by Tom Markiewicz on August 24, 2009

In just a couple weeks, the 2009 Reel Rock Film Tour will kick off in Boulder on September 10. There are two main attractions for this fourth installment of the tour. Big UP will present Progression featuring Chris Sharma, Kevin Jorgeson, and Tommy Caldwell. Sender Films and Nat Geo Adventure Channel will preview First Ascent: […]

New River Rendezvous Climber Festival This Weekend

by Tom Markiewicz on May 12, 2009

The New River Rendezvous is of one of the best climbing events I’ve attended and this year the seventh version of this annual event takes place this weekend from May 14-17. Unfortunately I’ll not be able to attend this year, but apparently the forecast is good and there’s an outstanding lineup of events planned. The […]

The HERA Foundation is holding its fourth annual Climb for Life event in the DC Metro area February 27 through March 28. The event raises money for ovarian cancer research and awareness initiatives. During the event, participants climb for donations at participating climbing gyms (Sportrock and Earth Treks), receive instruction from world-class climbing athletes, and […]

More Chicks, A Weekend at the Betty Ice Ball

by Tom Markiewicz on February 12, 2009

Today’s guest post is from Jenn Fields, who writes at I wasn‚??t sure what I‚??d get out of a weekend of ice climbing just with girls, because I‚??ve always climbed with boys. Of course I‚??d come away with sore shoulders, bigger calves and more mad girl-climbing skills, but what else would be on the […]

Announcing a Climbing Meetup with Steph Davis

by Tom Markiewicz on January 26, 2009

On February 12th, accomplished climber and author Steph Davis is coming to Boulder to give a slideshow presentation at Neptune Mountaineering. The following day, on Friday, February 13 at 7pm, All Climbing is hosting a meetup / welcoming party with Andrew Hyde (a startup guru in Boulder) for Steph. Andrew is a good friend of […]

Climbing Events Calendar

by Tom Markiewicz on December 5, 2008

Looking for upcoming climbing events including comps, slideshows, and festivals? Check out the new All Climbing Events Calendar. I’ve tried forever to find a single comprehensive list of climbing events, but they were scattered across numerous sites. So All Climbing is putting together the most comprehensive list anywhere. Check it out and if you see […]

Adventure Film Festival Celebrates Five Years

by Tom Markiewicz on November 6, 2008

Entering its fifth year, the 2008 Adventure Film Festival starts today and ends November 11 in Boulder, Colorado. Focusing on all types of adventure, the festival bills itself as an international venue for independent films. “I’ve been exposed to an incredible world of adventure through years of expeditions and work in outdoor media,” said founder […]

Chris Sharma Slide Show at the New River Gorge

by Tom Markiewicz on October 17, 2008

For those if you in the Southeast or Mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S., there’s an upcoming event you won’t want to miss. Chris Sharma is coming to the New River Gorge on Saturday, October 25th, 2008. He’ll be there for a slide show and the Dead Point Magazine Launch. From the New River Mountain Guides: […]

Reel Rock Tour kicks off this week

by Tom Markiewicz on September 8, 2008

The Reel Rock Tour kicks off in Boulder, Colorado this Wednesday. The third annual edition of the event will eventually hit over 80 cities to show climbing films including those from Sender Films and Big UP Productions. This year there is also a filmmaking competition, where anyone could submit their best three minute climbing film. […]

Red Rock Rendezvous Review

by Tom Markiewicz on April 9, 2008

The Backcountry Blog has an insightful and partially negative view of the recent Red Rock Rendezvous. As it turns out, being a pro climber does not necessarily make you a great instructor. It does make you an excellent advertiser though, and it was clearly conveyed what company makes the best equipment. While the author didn’t […]

Registration for New River Rendezvous getting full

by Tom Markiewicz on March 27, 2008

I’ve heard reports that the New River Rendezvous registration is starting to get full. This year organizers are limiting the event to the first 700 climbers who register in advance. The fee is only $25 and from my past experiences at the Rendezvous, it will be money well spent.

Climbing events for April

by Tom Markiewicz on March 24, 2008

Spring is rapidly approaching so we’re starting to see numerous climbing-related events on the radar. Here is a current list of climbing events for April 2008: April 4-6 – Spring Fling Quartz Gathering, Quartz Mountain, OK April 4-6 – Warrior’s Way and New River Mountain Guides Trad Camp, New River Gorge, WV April 6 – […]