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Student Announcements

Sep 14 2013
Organization: South Superior Climbing Club
Contact: Neil Poglese (npoglese@nmu.edu)

Climb UP 2013 & South Superior Climbing Club

Calling all NMU students and AAC Members! This fall the Great Lakes Section of the American Alpine Club and Down Wind Sports will host the third annual: CLIMB UP! This four day event is organized for our local American Alpine Club Members and Midwest rock climbers and community to gather, climb, socialize and celebrate another year of adventure. This events locations will be at Silver Mountain and the AAA Wall near Big Bay in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Activities will include a slideshow Sept 27th at 6:30 pm in Jamrich 102 hosting professional climber Mike Libecki. Slacklining, sport and trad climbing, new route development, climbing clinics, and shoe demos will take place at the climbing locations. Climb UP! is a celebration of climbing , and community and we encourage all NMU students both climbers and non climbers to bring their families and friends to enjoy the fantastic climbing the Upper Peninsula has to offer. Participants are encouraged to rustic camp at the climbing site and enjoy evenings around the bonfire. Tell your friends and mark it on your calendar for Sept 26-29th! Contact Neil Poglese president of the South Superior Climbing Club here at NMU at npoglese@nmu.edu. This event is free to the public and non climbers are welcome to attend and learn first hand from local and professional climbers the ins and outs. Car pooling can be arranged and additional information can also be obtained at Down Wind Sports at 514 N 3rd street.