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More Determined Than Ever

By: Tori Barnett
June 18, 2020

Actively working to change systemic racism and inequity. For the last few years, we have leaned on a trusted group of individuals from a variety of positions within the company to guide our DEI efforts. During this pivotal moment, they dedicated time to encourage conversations and listen to our entire workforce – this statement is a collection of voices from across every region, gym and position within our company and we are proud to stand behind every word below. Robert Cohen, CEO Renee DeAngelis, COO Charlotte Bosley, CMO Chris Jenkins, CSO Scott Yeager, CFO We support an inclusive society and condemn racial injustice. We stand in solidarity with the Black community, our staff, members, and partners, in the fight against systemic racism, inequity, and the historic oppression of the black community. Black Lives Matter.

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2018 YOUTH SPORT & SPEED LOCAL COMPETITION

By: Tori Barnett
March 28, 2018

Earth Treks is thrilled to host the 2018 Youth Sport & Speed Local Competition! This USA Climbing Competition is April 28, 2018 at Earth Treks Golden.

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ROCK WARS IV: A NEW ROPE! USA CLIMBING COMPETITION

By: Tori Barnett
February 05, 2018

Earth Treks is thrilled to host Rock Wars IV: A New Rope! This USA Climbing Youth Sport Local Competition is April 21, 2018 at Earth Treks Columbia. REMEMBER, EVERYONE entering the facility on Saturday, whether competing or just watching, must have a completed waiver on file! Please complete the waiver online before coming to the gym on Saturday, it will speed up the whole check in process! FULL WAIVER HERE LOCATION Earth Treks – Columbia, Maryland Click here for directions FORMAT Red point with two sessions for climbing. All USA Climbing age categories are welcome in each group, and each group gets three hours of climb time.

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WELCOME ROBERT COHEN, NEW CEO OF EARTH TREKS & PLANET GRANITE

By: Tori Barnett
January 18, 2018

The perfect climbing team shares your psyche, pushes you to be your best and helps you laugh at all the silly little things that life throws at you. They make you more creative, more compassionate, more connected to the climb. Together you dream up cool adventures, embark on fascinating journeys and stand on distant summits. A great team makes climbing even more rewarding.

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CH CH CHANGES! YOUR MEMBERSHIP PERKS JUST GOT BETTER

By: Tori Barnett
January 02, 2018

INTRODUCING UNLIMITED FREEZES We’re tossing the three-month limit to freezes. You can now freeze for as many months as you like!  Accept that overseas internship or set off on a cross-country road trip and your membership will be waiting for you when you get back.* With all that climbing, it’s easy to forget about other perks already included in your membership  - here's a short list of benefits you absolutely should be taking advantage of!

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YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY ON OUR WALLS – ENTER THE TOMMY BELL PHOTO CONTEST

By: Tori Barnett
December 28, 2017

Tommy Bell was part of the Earth Treks Rockville family for more than six years hosting birthday parties, teaching climbing classes and much more. Best known for his ever-present smile and seemingly endless supply of positivity, Tommy embodied the best in all of us. Our community lost Tommy far too soon when he passed away in a bicycle crash in the Spring of 2017.

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YOUTH BOULDERING CAPITAL REGION CHAMPIONSHIP

By: Tori Barnett
November 30, 2017

Earth Treks Rockville is thrilled to host the USA Climbing Youth Bouldering Capital Region Championship on Saturday, December 9, 2017!

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