Our annual weekend of outdoor climbing in Rumney, NH will take place July 27-28, 2019. The whole family is invited to participate. We hike in to the climbing area as a group. Some parents choose to climb; others don’t. Most of the approaches to the climbing areas are 20-30 minutes. The terrain is somewhat steep and requires some degree of fitness, similar to that required of climbing several flights of stairs. Most people are fine doing the approaches in sneakers. The climbs at Rumney start at the very beginner level. No climbing experience is required. We have reserved a couple of large camp sites for the group at a campground that is a short drive from the climbing area, but there are hotels in the area if you would prefer not to camp. Rock Type 1 is covering the cost of the group camp sites. We are able to provide climbing equipment (harnesses, shoes, and helmets) for everyone who wants to climb so that no one has to buy or rent equipment. We will have experienced volunteers to belay everyone and keep everyone safe. Families usually arrive Friday evening, with climbing from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon (weather permitting). However, some families choose to join us for either Saturday or Sunday only. We are completely flexible. Please contact us at email@example.com if you might be interested in joining us or would like more information about the event. For safety reasons, we keep this event very small. Please contact us soon if you are interested.
DUE TO AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE TO THIS EVENT, WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY AND HAVE CLOSED REGISTRATION. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PUT ON A WAIT LIST, PLEASE EMAIL US AT ROCKTYPE1DIABETES@GMAIL.COM.
We are very excited to announce our first Rock Type 1 event in Maine, scheduled for June 1st, 2-5 pm at Salt Pump Climbing Co, 36 Haigis Parkway, Scarborough, ME. This indoor rock climbing event is free for kids and teens with type 1 diabetes and their siblings. This is a great chance to climb and connect with others affected by t1d. Space for this event is limited. Please register soon if you plan to join us. We hope to see you on June 1st!
Climb with Pro Skier Lauren Salko, March 23, 2019
We are very excited to partner with Tandem Diabetes Care to bring you two (yes, TWO!) Climb with Pro Skier Lauren Salko events on March 23, 2019. This is your chance to meet and climb with Lauren Salko, who competes in freestyle skiing competitions all around the world. Lauren will share her experiences of managing type 1 diabetes while competing as a professional athlete. These events are free for kids (ages 6 and up) and teens with type 1 diabetes and their siblings. Space is limited. Please register soon if you plan to join us and specify which event you plan to attend (Rock Climb Fairfield in Fairfield, CT, 11 am- 1 pm or Central Rock Gym, Glastonbury, CT, 5 pm-7 pm).
Climb with a Ninja Events, March 3, 2018
Registration is now closed. Please join us at a future RT1 event!
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