ATTENTION: IF YOU ARE COMPLETELY BRAND NEW TO CLIMBING, PLEASE PLAN ON ARRIVING AT 6:00PM TO GO OVER BASIC TIE-IN KNOTS, BELAYING W/GRI-GRI, AND SOME ONE-ON-ONE CLIMB INSTRUCTIONS ON THE WALL.
This event is open to all skill levels. If you're a beginner climber, don't be afraid to come out and start learning, we'll show you the ropes (literally). If you can crank 5.15, by all means come out and show us how it's done. :)
There's lead climbing, top roping and bouldering (yuck - LOL). Do you want to start lead climbing, but afraid to start on your own? No worries, let me know and I'll set you up for some "mock leading" or we'll lead climb together. Just ask me. Have other questions about belaying, clipping or climbing in general? Just ask me or one of the other Meet-up members! If we don't know the answers, we'll find it for you.
It's best to bring your own harness and climbing shoes. If you have a grigri or cinch, bring that as well. If you plan to lead climb - best to bring your own rope. If don't have a rope or grigri - the gym can loan you one. If you need a harness or climbing shoes, either can be rented at the gym.
We'll climb from 7:00pm until 9:30'ish. H18 closes at 10pm.
The host for Pulling Plastic is David Bosman (http://www.meetup.com/socalrockclimbing/members/10490827/). Look for me on the lead wall or ask for me at the front desk.
Day Pass: $16
Monthly membership for SoCal Rock Climbers: $35 (discounted from $50/mo)
Memberships are month to month, no contract, no start up fee, no cancellation fee, less than the cost of two day passes, and about 1/2 the cost of Rockreation.
You, and no one else, are 100% responsible for your safety at all times. Your attendance at this meetup signifies you agree to not hold this Meetup group or its organizers responsible for any injuries to your person or property that may occur. CLIMB AT YOUR OWN RISK!
Hangar 18 Southbay
4926 W. Rosecrans Avenue, Hawthorne, CA 90250
Directions with Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Los+Angeles,+CA&daddr=4926+W.+Rosecrans+Avenue,+Hawthorne,+CA+90250&hl=en&geocode=FYqYBwIdm77z-%3C/p%3E%20%3Cp%3ECkT2ifcXcfCgDH0CEYlb98v4g%3BFTdNBQIdGuXx-Cl_gIr2PLTCgDEcg2gvmMeSig&mra=ls&sll=33.98135,-118.306695&sspn=0.304048,0.617294&ie=UTF8&z=11)