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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 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.
 
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.
  
== Hours of Operation ==
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[[File:COMP Scott finals -4.jpg‎ | thumb | right | 400px | Scottie "tornado-arms" Alexander at the 2009 Dartmouth Undergraduate Competition]]
  
Saturday - Thursday 5-11 PM
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[[File:Map_to_Dartmouth_Climbing_Gym.jpeg | thumb | right | 400px | Map to the Gym]]
  
Friday 5-8 PM
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== Regular Term Hours ==
  
beginning January 4 & ending March 9
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Sunday - Thursday: 5-11 PM
  
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.
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Friday and Saturday: 5-8 PM
  
== Passes ==
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Women's Climbing Nights, every Thursday from 5-11pm. Women climb free!
  
Term Passes: students...$50/term, faculty...$70/term, DOC members...$100/term
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The gym will open for Fall Term, 2016 on September 12.
Day Passes: $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.
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== Prices ==
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Dartmouth students.........$35/term (day pass $5)
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Dartmouth faculty/staff.......$70/term (day pass $10)
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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.
  
 
== Reservations ==
 
== 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.
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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 ==
  
during public hours............$50/eight people/day
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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.
during off hours..............$100/eight people/two hours
 
  
 
== Monitors ==
 
== 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 PMBeing 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]].
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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.
  
== Competition ==
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== Manager ==
  
Every Winter the holds are stripped from the wallsGraduate 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.
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The Gym is currently managed by Robert HardageBlitz [mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu] with any questions.
  
== Managers ==
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== Updates ==
  
The Gym is currently managed by Riley Kane '12 and Brannon Cavalier '12. Blitz <CLG@dartmouth.edu> with any questions.
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Listserv: contact [mailto:CLG@dartmouth.edu CLG@dartmouth.edu] to be added to the listserv.
  
[[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]]

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.