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The Boulders to Host SCBC Difficulty and Speed Competitions Saturday

Kamloops, BC - The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Difficulty and Speed competition on Saturday, February 22nd. Saturday's competition at The Boulders is the second of four sanctioned Difficulty and first of two sanctioned Speed competitions that will ultimately lead to the Provincials in both at The Boulders on April 5, 2014. The first Difficulty competition took place...

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Project Climbing Centre to Host SCBC Bouldering Provincials Saturday

Kamloops, BC - Mr. Iain Stewart-Patterson, President of the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce that the association's inaugural Bouldering season will be capped off this Saturday, February 8, 2014, with the SCBC Bouldering Provincial Championships at Project Climbing Centre in Abbotsford, BC. The Provincials marks the culmination of a successful 2013-2014 Bouldering season that saw the Province's top climbers participate in four previous local competitions leading into Saturday's event. The...

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Boulders Climber Jonas-McRae Makes Successful Ascent of Squamish’s “The Reckoning”

Central Saanich, BC - The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich is pleased to announce that Nanaimo's 19-year old Elan Jonas-McRae has made a successful ascent of "The Reckoning", one of the most difficult bouldering problems in the world-class Squamish area of British Columbia. "The Reckoning", with its sit start (climbers begin sitting on the ground) is graded V14 on the difficulty scale  and is one of only four problems in the Squamish area to bear this...

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Sport Climbing British Columbia Hosts Double Header Weekend January 25-26th

MEDIA RELEASE Kamloops, BC - The Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) is pleased to announce its first double-header event of the season, January 25-26th at The Edge Climbing Centre in North Vancouver.  The competition begins Saturday January 25th with the final local Bouldering competition of the season and continues on Sunday the 26th with the first Difficulty competition of the year. Provincials in Bouldering will then take place at the Project Climbing Centre in Abbotsford on...

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MEDIA RELEASE – Boulders Climbers Bring Home Medals From 2013 British Lead and Speed Climbing National Championships

Sheffield, England - Boulders Climbing Gym athletes Alison Stewart-Patterson (Victoria) and Elan Jonas McRae (Nanaimo) are returning from the 2013 British Lead and Speed Climbing National Championships with extra hardware in their luggage, having won a combined four medals at the event this past weekend in Sheffield, England  Stewart-Patterson and Jonas-McRae, who both train at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich on Vancouver Island and who are members of Sport Climbing BC (SCBC), were competing...

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