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The '''Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym''' & its expanded '''Chuck Drake '90 & Josh Hane '89 Leadership & Training Room''' is located in the basement of the Maxwell Dormitory.  With two rooms of walls of 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 welcomeAlthough the gym is mostly used for bouldering during public hours, occasionally ropes will be used, requiring belayers to be checked by our monitoring staff.
The Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym 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 ownThe gym is mostly used for bouldering although occasionally children's groups will climb using the ropes, which requires certified belayers.
 
  
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[[File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg‎ | thumb | right | 400px | Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition]]
  
== Hours ==
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[[File:Map_to_Dartmouth_Climbing_Gym.jpeg | thumb | right | 400px | Map to the Gym]]
  
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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== Regular Term Hours ==
  
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Sunday - Thursday: 5-11 PM
  
== Monitoring ==
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Friday and Saturday: 5-8 PM
  
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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Women's Climbing Nights, every Thursday from 5-11pm. Women climb free!
  
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The gym will open for Fall Term, 2016 on September 12.
  
== 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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== Prices ==
  
== Management ==
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Dartmouth students.........$35/term (day pass $5)
  
The Climbing Gym is currently managed by Scottie Alexander '11 and Ben Feintzeig '11.
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Dartmouth faculty/staff.......$70/term (day pass $10)
  
[[File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg|left|frame|Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition]]
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Community members...........$80/term (day pass $10)
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Group reservations............$10/person
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Chalk.............$2/block (purchase from Julie Bell in Robinson Hall)
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All gym users must purchase either a day or term pass from the monitor on duty.
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We accept cash, dash, or check.  Climbing shoes are available to pass holders, shoes must not leave Gym.  Chalk is not provided, but can be purchased.
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== Reservations ==
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Bring your Greek organization, your team, your club, or any other group to the Gym.  We provide climbing shoes, ropes, harnesses, and instruction.  Blitz [mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu] to reserve a time.
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== Irregular Hours ==
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The gym’s regular hours are suspended during during Dartmouth's final exams, interims, and the summer term. Monitors may open the gym for climbing during these times, or outside of regular hours during the term.  Watch the climbing gym listserv to find out about openings.  Contact the gym manager ([mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu]) to be added to the listserv.
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== Monitors ==
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Monitors are trained personnel, mostly students, responsible for the safety, organization, and cleanliness of the gym.
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== Competitions ==
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The Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students, is held annually during the winter term.  The gym hosts intercollegiate competitions on occasion.
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== Manager ==
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The Gym is currently managed by Robert Hardage.  Blitz [mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu] with any questions.
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== Updates ==
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Listserv: contact [mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu] to be added to the listserv.
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[[Category:Dartmouth Outing Club facilities]]

Latest revision as of 18:04, 4 September 2016

The Jonathan Belden Daniels Climbing Gym & its expanded Chuck Drake '90 & Josh Hane '89 Leadership & Training Room is located in the basement of the Maxwell Dormitory. With two rooms of walls of 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.

File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg‎
Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition
Map to the Gym

Regular Term Hours

Sunday - Thursday: 5-11 PM

Friday and Saturday: 5-8 PM

Women's Climbing Nights, every Thursday from 5-11pm. Women climb free!

The gym will open for Fall Term, 2016 on September 12.


Prices

Dartmouth students.........$35/term (day pass $5)

Dartmouth faculty/staff.......$70/term (day pass $10)

Community members...........$80/term (day pass $10)

Group reservations............$10/person

Chalk.............$2/block (purchase from Julie Bell in Robinson Hall)

All gym users must purchase either a day or term pass from the monitor on duty.

We accept cash, dash, or check. Climbing shoes are available to pass holders, shoes must not leave Gym. Chalk is not provided, but can be purchased.

Reservations

Bring your Greek organization, your team, your club, or any other group to the Gym. We provide climbing shoes, ropes, harnesses, and instruction. Blitz CLG@dartmouth.edu to reserve a time.

Irregular Hours

The gym’s regular hours are suspended during during Dartmouth's final exams, interims, and the summer term. Monitors may open the gym for climbing during these times, or outside of regular hours during the term. Watch the climbing gym listserv to find out about openings. Contact the gym manager (CLG@dartmouth.edu) to be added to the listserv.

Monitors

Monitors are trained personnel, mostly students, responsible for the safety, organization, and cleanliness of the gym.

Competitions

The Dartmouth Undergraduate Climbing Competition, open only to Dartmouth students, is held annually during the winter term. The gym hosts intercollegiate competitions on occasion.

Manager

The Gym is currently managed by Robert Hardage. Blitz CLG@dartmouth.edu with any questions.

Updates

Listserv: contact CLG@dartmouth.edu to be added to the listserv.