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Boulders Libor Hroza Breaks World Speed Climbing Record – Twice!

Central Saanich, BC - Czech climber Libor Hroza, who has been training at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich, broke the world speed climbing record this past weekend at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) Speed World Cup that was held in Arco, Italy. Astonishingly, the 26-year old Hroza, who went on to win gold in the event, broke the record twice over the weekend, shattering the previous mark of 5.88 seconds set by...

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SCBC Volunteer Becomes First Canadian Mountain Guide to Earn PhD

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 7, 2014 Central Saanich, BC - Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Vice President and Boulders Climbing Gym Chair Kimanda Jarzebiak is very pleased to announce that SCBC and Boulders volunteer Iain Stewart-Patterson of Kamloops has become the first Canadian-born, Internationally certified mountain guide to earn a PhD. Stewart-Patterson, President of the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC), is a certified Mountain Guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides...

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North Vancouver’s Sean McColl Sets New Record – 2 Silvers in 2 Days at World Cup

       Kamloops, BC - The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce that SCBC member Sean McColl of North Vancouver has set a record for the highest placement in a triple-discipline competition by placing second in both bouldering and lead climbing at the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup stop in Haiyang, China on June 20-22, 2014. McColl also placed 20th in the speed discipline.  The competition was the only three-discipline...

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The Boulders Climbing Gym SCBC Sanctioned BC Difficulty and Speed Climbing Provincial Championships

April 5&6, 2014  Categories:  SCBC Sanctioned Categories (Difficulty/Speed)– 11 and Under, 12/13, Youth B, Youth A, Junior and Open Non-sanction Categories (Difficulty/Speed)– Novice – Under 5.11 (Top Rope) Experience  – 5.11 and higher (Lead) Registration: Registration will be online ONLY: Fees: Early Registration for Difficulty by March 24th (Includes a T-shirt) $70.00 + GST = $73.50 Late Registration for difficulty by March 30h $80.00 + HST = $84.00 Registration For Speed  by March 30th $10.00 + GST = $10.50   Early Registration Combined is $80 .00 + GST = $84.00 Late Registration...

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