Women Climbers Fifth Women's Climbing Summit

  • Friday, July 11, 2014
  • 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014
  • Seneca Rocks, WV

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The Fifth Seneca Women's Climbing Summit will be held at Seneca Rocks, WV, on Friday-Sunday, July 11-13, 2014. Come be a part of this supportive, educational and exhilarating event!  New climbers, new-to-trad, and experienced leaders are all welcome.

The Women's Climbing Summit is proudly sponsored by the Mountaineering Section of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, Pittsburgh Explorers Club, Gendarme Climbing Store and the Seneca Rocks Climbing School.

Registration for workshops will close on July 1. Late registrants may be accommodated based on space available in the sessions. The registration fee is $25 and includes campsite fees and breakfasts. Payment can be made to Diane Kearns at the Gendarme Climbing Shop on Saturday morning of the event.

The Pavilion at Yokum's Indian Village - Princess Snowbird Campground in Seneca Rocks, WV, has been reserved for camping. The social and educational events of the Summit may be held at the Pavilion. Other events may be held in front of the Gendarme Climbing Store.

Yokum's Indian Village - Princess Snowbird Campground features convenient car-camping and there is no limit to the number of tents or cars we can have at the group site. Climbers may also choose from the other camping and lodging options available in the Seneca area.

Car pools will be forming in the Pittsburgh and Virginia/Maryland/and Washington DC metro areas. Contact information will be gathered to facilitate the formation of car pools. Interested car poolers will be connected via email. 

Friday night:

6:00 PM            Meet and Greet 

7:00 PM            Evening Yoga Session with Erin Larsen


7:00 AM            Morning Yoga Session with Erin Larsen

7:30 AM            PATC Sponsored Breakfast                         

8:30 AM            Climb with a Local  

8:30 AM            Top Rope Climbing

8:30 AM            My First Trad Lead - with Regina Schulte-Ladbeck, Ph.D.

4:30 PM            Afternoon Yoga Session with Erin Larsen  

6:00 PM            Potluck Dinner

8:00 PM            Presentations: "Travels with Tess" Slideshow  by Tess Ferguson


7:30 AM           Gendarme-sponsored Breakfast

8:00 AM           "The Physics of Pulley Systems" by Regina Schulte-Ladbeck, Ph.D.

8:30 AM           Half-Day Hauling Workshop with Diane Kearns

8:30 AM           Climb with a Local

This schedule is subject to change.  LOCATION: Seneca Rocks WV. START DATE: 7/11/2014 (Fri 6:00PM). Created by Brenda Huber


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