THE TOWN PUMP BOULDERING SERIES
Every Tuesday, May 28 - August 13, 2019 6-8 PM
Presented by Teton Mountaineering , Outdoor Research, Exum Mountain Guides in partnership with Arc'teryx, CAMP-USA and Adidas FiveTen. The 2019 Town Pump takes place every Tuesday evening, May 28-August 13, from 6-8 p.m. at the Teton Boulder Park. Music and weekly prizes from our sponsors are provided. Special events run throughout the summer, starting with a "Ladies Night" on Tuesday, May 21st, from 6 PM to 8 PM.
In addition, there will be 4 Hands On Climbing Clinics sponsored by Arc'teryx and provided by world class climbing guides from Exum Mountain Guides.
The Town Pump is a not-for-profit collaboration between Teton County / Jackson Parks and Recreation Department and volunteers from the Jackson Hole climbing community. The Pump generates money for climbing holds for the Teton Boulder Park and fosters camaraderie in the absence of the town’s climbing gym, which closed in 2014.
Participation is open to individuals and teams. A youth division is available for climbers under 14. To register, Click Here
Arc'teryx sponsored climbing clinics provided by Exum Mountain Guides
The clinics are provided thur the generous support from Arc'teryx. Exum Mountain Guides will provide 4 climbing clinics this summer. This is a hands on clinic to educate you about the best practices for climbing safely. To make sure you have all the gear to participate please visit and gear up at Teton Mountaineering they have a list provided by Exum on what you need for each clinic. Every clinic begins at 6 PM please allow about 1.5 to 2 hours per clinic. For more clinic information please visit the Exum Event page .
- May 30th - Rappel Back up Clinics + How to Pre-rig for rappels and it's benefits
- June 13th - How to release and "loaded" auto block belay device + 3:1 raising system
- July 11th - Rappel Back up Clinics + How to Pre-rig for rappels and it's benefits
- Aug 1st - How to Escape - Munter and Mule
Rappelling Backups and Rappelling efficiency- This 2 hour FREE seminar is designed to teach and update you in the ways to effectively and safely backup your rappels. Come learn simple ways to make your rappelling situations more redundant, clean and efficient. Exum Mountain Guides will be on hand to show techniques they use to help reduce risk while rappelling. Exum Guides will introduce different styles of tethers, extensions and the benefits of "pre-rigging" . Come participate and get some hands-on experience or just stand by and observe while the Exum Guides take you the progressions and steps they use while rappelling.
How to release a loaded auto-block belay device and 3:1 raise- This 2 hour FREE seminar is designed to teach how to release the load of auto-block belay device once your partner has fallen on to it. There are several methods and considerations for each technique. Exum Guides will walk you through the considerations and steps to help you manage these situations. You will also have the opportunity to practice how to apply s guide 3:1 raise to help your climbing partner get through a hard section or raise them in case of an emergency.
You may register in three ways:
- Online, Click Here
- In person at any of the Pumps
- In person at Teton County Recreation Center 155 E. Gill Street, Jackson WY 83001
Each registration includes an 2019 Town Pump Outdoor Research Echo Tee and the chance to win raffle prizes at every Pump.
- Individual - $45
- Team - $150 (up to a team of 4)
- Weekly Drop In - $10