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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.  With two rooms of walls with varying steepness and interesting features; holds of all kinds; and ropes, harnesses, ATCs, and climbing shoes; the gym proudly provides for and accommodates all modes of climbing and ranges of ability, from the true beginner to the gym-rat expert.  All are welcome.  Although the gym is mostly used for bouldering during public hours, occasionally ropes will be used, requiring belayers to be checked by our monitoring staff.
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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.  Two rooms of walls with varying steepness and interesting features, holds of all kinds, ropes, harnesses, and climbing shoes, the Gym proudly accommodates all modes of climbing and ranges of ability, from the true beginner to the gym-rat expert.  All are welcome.  Although the gym is mostly used for bouldering during public hours, occasionally ropes will be used, requiring belayers to be checked by our monitoring staff.
  
== Hours ==
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== Hours of Operation ==
  
For Fall term the gym is open Sunday - Thursday 5-11pm, Friday 5-8pm, and Saturday CLOSED beginning Monday, September 26, 2011 and ending Friday, December 2, 2011Hours 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.  To be put on the DMC list blitz the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club.
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Saturday - Thursday 5-11 PM
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Friday 5-8 PM
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beginning January 4 & ending March 9
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Gym will be closed January 5th for Monitor Training & February 10th for Winter CarnivalThe Gym may be opened by Monitors during off hours.
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Public hours for the Spring term will be similar.  The Gym is not open to the public during the Summer term, but Monitors will occasionally blitz out to the DMC listserv, inviting others to join them.  To be put on the DMC listserv blitz the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club.
  
 
== Passes ==
 
== 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 (harnesses and ATCs will be provided); blitz clg@dartmouth.edu for more information.
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Term Passes:
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Dartmouth students.....$50/term
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Dartmouth faculty......$70/term
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DOC members...........$100/term
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Day Passes:
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Everyone..............$10/day
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Passes are available in the Gym and Outdoor Programs Office in Robinson Hall.  We accept cash, dash, or check.  Climbing shoes are available to pass holders, shoes must not leave Gym.  Chalk is not provided.
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== Reservations ==
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Bring your fraternity, your team, your club, etc. to the Gym.  During public hours we provide climbing shoesDuring off hours we provide climbing shoes, ropes, harnesses, and instruction.  Blitz <CLG@dartmouth.edu> to reserve a time.
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during public hours...................$50/eight people/day
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during off hours.....................$100/eight people/two hours
  
== Monitoring ==
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== Monitors ==
  
The monitors of the gym are students at the college who are trained to run and maintain the facilityIf 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]]
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Monitors are trained personnel that run and maintain the GymSome of their duties include opening & closing, checking & selling passes, monitoring safety, setting holds, and cleaning.  To be a Monitor for the term you must attend the Monitor Training held the first Thursday of the term at the Gym from 8-11 PM.  Being a Monitor gives you the privilege of opening the Gym on your own time and climbing 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.  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.
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Every Winter the holds are stripped from the walls.  Graduate students and community members help set routes for the annual Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students.  In the week following this competition, the students set even more routes for an intercollegiate competition the next weekend, open to all participants.
  
== Management ==
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== Managers ==
  
The Climbing Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Remy Franklin '13.
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The Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Brannon Cavalier '12.
  
 
[[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 20:48, 6 December 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. Two rooms of walls with varying steepness and interesting features, holds of all kinds, ropes, harnesses, and climbing shoes, the Gym proudly accommodates all modes of climbing and ranges of ability, from the true beginner to the gym-rat expert. All are welcome. Although the gym is mostly used for bouldering during public hours, occasionally ropes will be used, requiring belayers to be checked by our monitoring staff.

Hours of Operation

Saturday - Thursday 5-11 PM Friday 5-8 PM beginning January 4 & ending March 9

Gym will be closed January 5th for Monitor Training & February 10th for Winter Carnival. The Gym may be opened by Monitors during off hours.

Public hours for the Spring term will be similar. The Gym is not open to the public during the Summer term, but Monitors will occasionally blitz out to the DMC listserv, inviting others to join them. To be put on the DMC listserv blitz the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club.

Passes

Term Passes: Dartmouth students.....$50/term Dartmouth faculty......$70/term DOC members...........$100/term

Day Passes: Everyone..............$10/day

Passes are available in the Gym and Outdoor Programs Office in Robinson Hall. We accept cash, dash, or check. Climbing shoes are available to pass holders, shoes must not leave Gym. Chalk is not provided.

Reservations

Bring your fraternity, your team, your club, etc. to the Gym. During public hours we provide climbing shoes. During off hours we provide climbing shoes, ropes, harnesses, and instruction. Blitz <CLG@dartmouth.edu> to reserve a time.

during public hours...................$50/eight people/day during off hours.....................$100/eight people/two hours

Monitors

Monitors are trained personnel that run and maintain the Gym. Some of their duties include opening & closing, checking & selling passes, monitoring safety, setting holds, and cleaning. To be a Monitor for the term you must attend the Monitor Training held the first Thursday of the term at the Gym from 8-11 PM. Being a Monitor gives you the privilege of opening the Gym on your own time and climbing whenever you want. Monitors are usually members of the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club.

Competition

Every Winter the holds are stripped from the walls. Graduate students and community members help set routes for the annual Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students. In the week following this competition, the students set even more routes for an intercollegiate competition the next weekend, open to all participants.

Managers

The Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Brannon Cavalier '12.

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