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The '''Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym''' & its expanded '''Chuck Drake '90 & Josh Hane '89 Leadership & Training Room''' are located in the basement of the Maxwell Dormitory.  The gym has climbing shoes, harnesses, and ATCs available to rent if you don't have your own.  The gym is mostly used for bouldering although occasionally children's groups will climb using the ropes, which requires certified belayers.
The '''Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym''' & its expansion, '''The Chuck Drake '90 & Josh Hane '89 Leadership & Training Room''', is located in the basement of the Maxwell Dormitory.  The gym has climbing shoes, harnesses, and ATCs available to rent if you don't have your own.  The gym is mostly used for bouldering although occasionally children's groups will climb using the ropes, which requires certified belayers.
 
  
 
== Hours ==
 
== Hours ==
  
The gym is open Sunday - Thursday 5-11pm, Friday 5-8pm, and Saturday 5-8pm for Fall, Winter, and Spring terms.  The gym has no regular hours during Summer term, but a monitor will occasionally open the gym and blitz out to the DMC list, inviting others to join
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The gym is open Sunday - Thursday 5-11pm, Friday 5-8pm, and Saturday CLOSED beginning Monday, September 26, 2011 and ending Friday, December 2, 2011.  Hours for the Winter and Spring terms will be similar.  The gym has no regular public hours during Summer term, but a monitor will occasionally open the gym and blitz out to the DMC list, inviting others to join.
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== Passes ==
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Passes are available at the gym during business hours and at Outdoor Programs Office in Robinson Hall.  Day passes are $10 for the 2011-2012 school year.  Term passes are $50 for students, $70 for faculty and staff, and $100 for community members (community members must be DOC members) for the 2011-2012 school year.  We accept cash, dash, or check.  Rental shoes are provided, chalk is not.  The gym is also available for group rentals; blitz clg@dartmouth.edu for more information.
  
 
== Monitoring ==
 
== Monitoring ==
  
The monitors of the Dartmouth Climbing gym are students at the college who are trained to run the facility.  If you'd like to become a paid monitor or be put on the monitor sub list come to a monitor meeting, usually held on the first Thursday of each term.  Being a monitor also gives you the privilege to open the gym on your own and climb whenever you want.  Monitors are usually members of the [[Dartmouth Mountaineering Club]]
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The monitors of the gym are students at the college who are trained to run and maintain the facility.  If you would like to become a paid monitor or be put on the monitor sub list come to a monitor meeting, usually held on the first Thursday of each term.  Being a monitor also gives you the privilege to open the gym on your own and climb whenever you want.  Monitors are usually members of the [[Dartmouth Mountaineering Club]]
  
 
== Competition ==
 
== Competition ==
  
Every winter, the gym monitors strip all the holds in the gym.  Grad students and community members help set routes for the annual Dartmouth Undergraduate climbing competition, open only to Dartmouth students.  In the week after this competition, the students set even more routes for an intercollegiate competition the next weekend, open to all participants.
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Every winter, the gym monitors strip all the holds in the gym.  Graduate students and community members help set routes for the annual Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students.  In the week after this competition, the students set even more routes for an intercollegiate competition the next weekend, open to all participants.
  
 
== Management ==
 
== Management ==
  
The Climbing Gym is currently managed by Scottie Alexander '11 and Brannon Cavalier '12.
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The Climbing Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Remy Franklin '13.
  
 
[[File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg|left|frame|Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition]]
 
[[File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg|left|frame|Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition]]
  
 
[[Category:Dartmouth Outing Club facilities]]
 
[[Category:Dartmouth Outing Club facilities]]

Revision as of 20:33, 4 November 2011

The Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym & its expanded Chuck Drake '90 & Josh Hane '89 Leadership & Training Room are located in the basement of the Maxwell Dormitory. The gym has climbing shoes, harnesses, and ATCs available to rent if you don't have your own. The gym is mostly used for bouldering although occasionally children's groups will climb using the ropes, which requires certified belayers.

Hours

The gym is open Sunday - Thursday 5-11pm, Friday 5-8pm, and Saturday CLOSED beginning Monday, September 26, 2011 and ending Friday, December 2, 2011. Hours for the Winter and Spring terms will be similar. The gym has no regular public hours during Summer term, but a monitor will occasionally open the gym and blitz out to the DMC list, inviting others to join.

Passes

Passes are available at the gym during business hours and at Outdoor Programs Office in Robinson Hall. Day passes are $10 for the 2011-2012 school year. Term passes are $50 for students, $70 for faculty and staff, and $100 for community members (community members must be DOC members) for the 2011-2012 school year. We accept cash, dash, or check. Rental shoes are provided, chalk is not. The gym is also available for group rentals; blitz clg@dartmouth.edu for more information.

Monitoring

The monitors of the gym are students at the college who are trained to run and maintain the facility. If you would like to become a paid monitor or be put on the monitor sub list come to a monitor meeting, usually held on the first Thursday of each term. Being a monitor also gives you the privilege to open the gym on your own and climb whenever you want. Monitors are usually members of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club

Competition

Every winter, the gym monitors strip all the holds in the gym. Graduate students and community members help set routes for the annual Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students. In the week after this competition, the students set even more routes for an intercollegiate competition the next weekend, open to all participants.

Management

The Climbing Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Remy Franklin '13.

Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition