Get ready for another USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Regionals Competition! On Saturday, January 15, ASCEND South Side (Pittsuburgh) will be the host for Region 62. See below for all pertinent information.
- USA Climbing Website - This is the go-to resource for the most up-to-date and official information.
- Region 62 Facebook Group - This group is designed for athletes, parents, coaches and volunteers associated with Region 62. Serving Ohio, Michigan, Western PA and Central Indiana.
- USA Climbing COVID Countermeasures
- Holiday Inn Express - 1 mile away
- SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Southside Works - 1 mile away
- Hampton Inn Pittsburgh Greentree - 7.9 miles away
- SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Mt. Lebanon (cutoff date is Dec. 16) - 5.5 miles away
- Participants must recieve an official invitation from USAC and register through them, not through ASCEND.
- NOTE: Participants are not permitted to visit ASCEND Pittsburgh starting Monday, January 10.
FACILITY + WALL CLOSURES
- Throughout this period the majority of the orange top-out boulder will remain open to the public, except for the backend where the problems of the week are typically set.
- The facility will maintain normal hours throughout the week, except Friday, January 14 (CLOSING AT 5P) and Saturday, January 15 (CLOSED ALL DAY).
- On Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14, we will offer $10 Day Passes and complimentary harness rentals.
- Sunday, January 9 - The following zones will be closed starting in the evening and will reopen to the public Sunday, January 16.
- blue wall (slab to cave)
- backend of orange top-out boulder (problem of the week zone)
- wave wall (end of purple arch)
- coffin wall (window side between wave and arch)
- Tuesday, January 11 - The following zones will be closed starting in the evening and will reopen to the public Sunday, January 16.
- front desk side of purple arch
- window side of purple arch
- Wednesday, January 12 - The following zones will be closed starting in the evening and will reopen to the public Sunday, January 16.
- remainder of the purple arch
- Friday, January 14 - CLOSED at 5P
- Saturday, January 15 - CLOSED to the public
- Sunday, January 16 - OPEN to the public!
OPTIONS FOR NON-COMPETITORS
- ASCEND Youngstown will be fully operational throughout this time. Remember that ASCEND members have global access to all ASCEND facilities!
- Gritstone Climbing + Fitness is graciously offering 30% off Day Passes all week long to ASCEND Members.
This event takes a village to run, so we're calling on members of our village to assist throughout the day. We need LOTS of judges, escorts, and isolation volunteers.