August Ladies Night
Oct
15
7:00 PM19:00

August Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Rope Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Competition
Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Competition

UpTown Climbing is hosting their first USA Climbing competition - the UpTown Youth Bouldering Local. This will be a modified redpoint competition - each climber will have multiple attempts at each problem in their category and receive partial points reaching marked holds on the boulder.

ALL COMPETITORS MUST also register with USA Climbing via their website for an additional fee. The UpTown registration is for the competition only and does not include USA Climbing membership. Read the USAC Membership FAQs. Head here to Register with USAC.

Registration closes at Midnight, September 17, 2019 - earlier if the event is full. Heats will be determined by your registration order with earliest registrations being in the earliest heats.

Online Registration Only. Cost $40. Registration is NON-Refundable.

CLICK HERE to register with UpTown.

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Collegiate Climbing Day
Aug
29
2:30 PM14:30

Collegiate Climbing Day

Do you go to LSU, SU, or BRCC? Or are you a cool college kid visiting from out of town? If you are, come to Collegiate Climbing Day! Bring your College ID or current class schedule to UpTown Climbing August 29th and climb for only $10!

[Does not include rental gear, discount only applies to college students with College ID or Current Class Schedule]

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Team Open House
Aug
10
6:30 PM18:30

Team Open House

TEAM OPEN HOUSE // FREE CLIMBING CLUB PRACTICE PASS

Rock Climbing is a worldwide competition sport that has now been included in the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. We are happy to announce that UpTown Climbing will be starting our first Competitive Youth Team Fall 2019 in addition to our Climbing Club!

Parents who come to our Team Open House will not only learn about rock climbing as a competitive sport, but will also receive ONE free Climbing Club Pass for their child! Our lead Youth Coach will go into detail about Climbing Club and our Competitive Youth Team, and which would be a better fit for your child. Parents will also have the opportunity to talk to current UpTown Climbing Club Parents to learn how Climbing Club has impacted their children!

PRO TIP: If it is your first time at UpTown, you MUST have a waiver completed, even if you are not climbing. You can complete your waiver at: https://www.uptownclimbing.com/waiver

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Adaptive Film Night
Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Adaptive Film Night

We are honored and excited to be part of The Adaptive Film Tour with Sterling Rope!

The film highlights two adaptive climbers, Jim Ewing and Maureen Beck, as they seek to be the first duo to make an all adaptive ascent on one of Canada's most unique lines.

Jim Ewing – a rope engineer and below-the-knee amputee – enlists professional climber, Maureen Beck – born without her left hand – to attempt the first all-adaptive ascent of the über classic and deeply remote Lotus Flower Tower (5.10+) in Canada's Cirque of the Unclimbables. As their adventure unfolds, we see that the ability to adapt is universal and a common thread that unites us.

Join us August 3rd for the film screening, free posters, and more!

[Tickets will be available soon]

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Gym to Crag
Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Gym to Crag

Ready to venture out of Louisiana and climb outdoors? Take our Gym to Crag class to learn the basics of outdoor sport climbing! In this 2-hr class, you will learn outdoor etiquette and ethics, managing sport climbing gear, setting an anchor, cleaning a sport route, and rappelling.

Prerequisite: Must be Lead Certified at UpTown Climbing and 16 years and older.

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July Ladies Night
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

July Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Rope Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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Axis Challenge
May
25
7:30 AM07:30

Axis Challenge

Join us for Baton Rouge's FIRST Horizontal and Vertical Race! This Trail Run/Speed Climbing competition is an endurance challenge like no other!

Horizontal Axis Challenge: 3.11 Miles Competitors will first Trail Run at Hooper Road Community Park!

Vertical Axis Challenge: 311 Feet Participants will then Speed Climb as fast as they can at UpTown Climbing! Each 30+ foot section will be timed and totaled for your cumulative Vertical Axis Time.

[Timed Components DO NOT include travel time between the trailhead and the gym. Only the actual climbing time is added to your total, not the time between climbs. Please refraining from speeding to get a jumpstart on the climbing portion of the competition.]

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Crack Clinic
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Crack Clinic

During this 90-minute clinic you will focus on crack climbing techniques! We will cover types of hand/ finger jams, and how to save skin and energy. This class will NOT have a focus on placing gear. The focus of this clinic is to get you climbing on crack, and refine your crack climbing technique! Class fills UP at 8 participants, so sign UP today!

Requirements: Top Rope Certified, 16 years and older

Cost: $15 // $10 for Members!

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Get Fit!
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Get Fit!

Get the most out of your workout with UpTown's Fitness room! If you are looking to progress in your climbing, you must improve your general fitness. In this 90-minute class you will learn stretches and warm ups to help you climb injury-free, strength & conditioning exercises, and how to use the Hangboard and Campus Boards! Class fills UP at 12 participants so sign UP today!

Requirements: Must be an UpTown Member 16 years and older.

Cost: FREE for New Members who sign UP in May! // $10.50 for Members

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May Ladies Night
May
21
7:00 PM19:00

May Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Rope Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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Crack Clinic
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Crack Clinic

During this 90-minute clinic you will focus on crack climbing techniques! We will cover types of hand/ finger jams, and how to save skin and energy. This class will NOT have a focus on placing gear. The focus of this clinic is to get you climbing on crack, and refine your crack climbing technique! Class fills UP at 8 participants, so sign UP today!

Requirements: Top Rope Certified, 16 years and older

Cost: $15 // $10.50 for Members!

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Gym to Crag
Apr
29
6:30 PM18:30

Gym to Crag

Ready to venture out of Louisiana and climb outdoors? Take our Gym to Crag class to learn the basics of outdoor sport climbing! In this 2-hr class, you will learn outdoor etiquette and ethics, managing sport climbing gear, setting an anchor, cleaning a sport route, and rappelling.

Prerequisite: Must be Lead Certified at UpTown Climbing and 16 years and older.

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Member's Only Party
Apr
28
6:00 PM18:00

Member's Only Party

Join us for our Members-Only Party! We will have a night of Acroyoga, Slacklining, Ping Pong, Lights-Out Climbing, and great food. Members, feel free to bring food to share and don't forget your headlamp!

  • Acroyoga Class: 6:00 - 7:00pm

  • Slacklining: 6:00 - 7:00pm

  • Light's Out Climbing: 7:30 - 9:00pm

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Falling & Commitment Clinic
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Falling & Commitment Clinic

Arno Ilgner is coming back to UpTown to teach his Falling and Commitment Clinic!

The Warrior's Way teaches lead climbers how to focus attention under stress, and diminish their fear of falling and improve commitment. This clinic develops skills by practicing exercises in falling, awareness, movement, breathing, and resting. All learned skills will be applied to a challenging lead route during the clinic, so climbers must be lead certified at UpTown Climbing prior to class.

This is a limited opportunity and will fill up at 8 participants, we sold out quickly last time so sign UP today!

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Collegiate Climbing Day
Apr
18
2:30 PM14:30

Collegiate Climbing Day

Do you go to LSU, SU, or BRCC? Or are you a cool college kid visiting from out of town? If you are, come to Collegiate Climbing Day! Bring your College ID or current class schedule to UpTown Climbing April 18th and climb for only $10!

[Does not include rental gear, discount only applies to college students with College ID or Current Class Schedule]

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April Ladies Night
Apr
16
7:00 PM19:00

April Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Rope Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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Lost & Found Sale
Mar
28
2:30 PM14:30

Lost & Found Sale

We have collected a ton of stuff over the past few months, and we are having a CASH-ONLY Lost & Found Sale! All proceeds will be donated to The Access Fund, and anything left after the sale will be donated to The Purple Cow of Baton Rouge. So if you believe you have left your water bottle, chalk bag, or climbing gear make sure to claim them before the sale!

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No Man's Land Film Festival
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

No Man's Land Film Festival

No Man's Land Film Festival is coming to Baton Rouge! Join UpTown Climbing and The Backpacker to help No Man's Land Film Festival celebrate the full scope of woman-identified athletes and adventurers. NML is sharing it's mission of un-defining feminine and what it means to be a woman. The films are a strong curation and representation of true outdoor adventure film - and they just happen to only feature women. Join us for a panel discussion and an evening of empowering lady films guaranteed to inspire your next adventure.

Panel Discussion 6:30pm

Seating Starts at 7:00pm

Film starts at 8:00pm

$19 Registration at the door

$14 Discounted Advance Online Registration expires March 21 (PROMO available for online registration)

This event is sponsored by friends at The Backpacker in Baton Rouge.

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March Ladies Night
Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

March Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Rope Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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Boulder League - Season 3 Sign UP
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Boulder League - Season 3 Sign UP

Have some friendly competition within our UpTown Climbing Community and join UP for Season Three of Boulder League on March 14! This all-levels competition will take place on Thursday Nights starting March 2019. Teams of 5 will climb their hearts out for 6 nights, testing their skills against other teams. This season we decided to space out the competition in order to let our competitors have 3 rest weeks. Thursday’s 6:00 - 9:00pm

Competition Dates: 3/14, 3/21, 3/28, 4/11, 4/25, 5/9

Rest Weeks: 4/4, 4/18, 5/2

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Evolv Shoe Demo
Feb
25
5:00 PM17:00

Evolv Shoe Demo

Join a Rep to try on Evolv shoes and test them out on our wall! We will have plenty of styles available, and the rep will help find the best climbing shoes for you + 20% off!

Purchase ANY Friction Labs product, and get a FREE tube of Secret Stuff Liquid Chalk! ($20 value)

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UpTown Throwdown
Feb
2
10:30 AM10:30

UpTown Throwdown

Welcome to our inaugural UpTown ThrowDown onsite rope competition. Climbers get one shot and only one shot on each climb. The higher you achieve, the more points you receive. We will have divisions for Beginners and Kids (7-13) as well as Intermediate and Advanced with both male and female divisions. Prizes for all of our winners will include Gear, Gift Cards, and yes, Cash!!

REGISTRATION - Please be sure to register accurately based on your skill level. We reserve the right to bump you UP into a higher division.

Beginners & Kids (Begins at 10:30am)

  • Beginners should be climbing at a 5.8+ or less level.

  • Kids should be ages 7-13 and at any level

Intermediate & Advanced (Planned 1pm start, subject to change)

  • Intermediate climbers should be climbing between 5.9 and 5.10+

  • Advanced climbers should be climbing at 5.11 and higher

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Ladies Night
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

Ladies Night

The 3rd Tuesday Night of Each Month!

Ladies Night is a time for women to climb together in a positive and encouraging space. Our goal is to provide a welcoming environment for women of all backgrounds to climb, novice and experienced alike! Women will begin the night Bouldering, while receiving movement feedback from our instructors. We will then transition to Sport Climbing downstairs, with a break in between for snacks & refreshments.

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