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ABOUT WOMAN UP 2022

Touchstone’s Fourth Annual Woman Up Climbing Festival is brought to you by Touchstone Climbing + Mountain Hardwear. This year’s event will be hosted at Pacific Pipe through September 9th – 11th.

The Woman Up Climbing Festival is a celebration of the incredible women and non-binary folx present in every aspect of rock climbing—from routesetters to weekend warriors to professional athletes and bright-eyed newbies. With this multi-day event, we hope to inspire more people who identify as women or non-binary to join our industry, achieve their personal goals, and find their community.

For all the women and non-binary folx who’ve ever felt like they’ve had to justify themselves at the crag or the gym, this festival is a chance for us to remind each other that we CAN reach that hold, we CAN make that dyno, we CAN lead that pitch—and we can lead the industry, too.

We are thrilled to showcase this year’s all-women routesetting crew and celebrate women and non-binary folx in climbing in 2022!

WOMAN UP 2022 SCHEDULE

Aug 1st – 31st

She Sets Kilter Challenge

During the month of August, set, share, and submit climbs to the Touchstone Woman Up 2022 climbing circuit, and most of all… enjoy climbs set by other women and non-binary folx! Learn more here.

Never set a climb on the Kilter App? Watch a virtual class with the one and only, Jackie Hueftle. Jackie is the COO and co-founder of Kilter and she was the head setter for Woman Up in 2017, 2018, and 2019! In this class, Jackie will cover how to set, how to share, and how to submit a climb to the Touchstone Woman Up 2022 circuit.

Friday, Sept 9th, 3pm–10pm

Check-in begins for Qualifiers, 3:00pm

Woman Up’s Open Bouldering Competition: Qualifiers, 4:00pm–7:00pm

We have a $10,000 cash purse waiting to be claimed by the top six boulderers in our Open Competition! Those wanting to go head-to-head in Finals need to compete in the judged Qualifiers round.

Have questions about the competition? Check out the FAQ.

Register for Open Here

Kick-Off Party, 6:00pm–10:00pm 

We’ll kick off Woman Up 2022 with an evening extravaganza! We encourage everyone to party their way into the weekend. Meet one of the many Touchstone affinity groups like ParaCliffHangers, Black Rock Collective, Queer Crush, Lady Crush Crew, and She Crushes, play some games to enter a raffle, and enjoy refreshments provided by Touchstone Brewing Company.

Keynote Presentation with Olympian Athlete, Kyra Condie 7:30pm

Friday’s keynote and kick-off party are free for members and $10 for non-members.

Saturday, September 10th, 10am–9pm

Check-in begins for Citizens, 10:00am

Woman Up’s Citizen Bouldering Competition, 11:00am–4:00pm

For women and non-binary folx who may be uncertain about the comp scene, this is the round for you! The Citizen Competition is an opportunity for you to push yourself in a friendly environment. The comp is self-scored and set by an all-women routesetting crew. There’s nothing else quite like it! Everyone is encouraged to spectate and cheer on the participants.

Have questions about the competition? Check out the FAQ.

Register For Citizens Here

Community Market 10:00am-6:00pm

Whether you are in between burns during the Citizen’s comp or you just want to spectate, you can hang out with your favorite brands and local makers all day at the Community Market to enjoy games, sample sales, snacks, and more.

Happy Hour 4:00pm-6:00pm

Woman Up’s Open Bouldering Competition: Finals, 6:00pm–9:00pm

This is the capstone event of the Woman Up Climbing Competition where the top six competitors from Qualifiers go head-to-head for the $10,000 cash purse!

Have questions about the competition? Check out the FAQ.

Spectators who are members are free and non-members are $10.

Sunday, Sept 11th, 8:30am–4:00pm

Woman Up Clinics

From climbing to photography to routesetting and beyond, the Woman Up clinics are a chance for women and non-binary folx to share their skills with event participants.

Clinic registration opens on August 1, 2022 at 12:00pm.

Register For Clinics Here

Citizens and Open Competition Registration

Psyched yet? Then be sure to register:

Register Here

Once you’ve registered, just follow these steps and you’ll be good to go:

  • Prepay + RSVP for the event online before arriving.
  • Everyone entering the gym will need a waiver on file. Please take a moment to complete this waiver now.
  • Get your comp code. Your comp code is yours for life. If you have competed in a Touchstone Climbing competition in the last 10 years, you already have a comp code. You can look it up here. If you have never competed, welcome! Registration is fast and free.

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