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New Meetup: Columbia ET Meetup Thurs, 8pm

From: Sandy
Sent on: Monday, November 2, 2009 1:08 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The VA/MD/DC Rock Climbers Meetup Group!

What: Columbia ET Meetup Thurs, 8pm

When: November 3,[masked]:00 PM

EarthTreks Columbia
7125 Columbia Gateway Dr
Columbia, MD 21046

We temporarily interrupt our usual weekly gathering for a Thursday evening climbing special! Last week we had 8 people, and although this Wed is pre-empted by hordes of scouts occupying EarthTrek, we're running a Thursday meetup to keep things moving!

WHAT: EarthTreks Columbia 11/3

WHEN: Thurs, Nov 3,[masked]:00 PM

Earth Treks Columbia
7125-C Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046

Weekly climbing at ET Columbia continues! If you're new to the group, welcome! If you're new to climbing-- come! We're at all levels of ability. We have an informal group of around 9 climbers, men and women, of whom 3-5 show up on any given week. We'd like to grow our group, and it's open to everyone. The more people who show, the more climbing we can get in!

If you've never been to EarthTrek, here's a summary. EarthTrek policy is you have to sign a waiver than pass a belay test (just once) to belay, all at their front desk. A day pass is $16 (or you can buy a pack of 7 for $96) and they also rent shoes ($5) and harnesses ($5). Dress in comfortable clothing and have a go at it! The gym is in an industrial park in Columbia, you can visit their website (above) for directions and details.

We meet in the climbing area itself-- we're easy to spot, for this meetup, look for a tall girl (Linda) with an orange bandana stuck to the back of her harness as a 'MeetUp Flag'.

If you'd like to arrive before our organizer shows up at 8pm, just add a note to your RSVP or in the forums to see if you can arrange earlier belays!

We are cross-posting this and other Columbia event from our main list, on the Baltimore Climbing Meet-Up group:
Join both groups, they overlap but also have unique events of their own!

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