We are delighted to officially announce the 2017 Irish Climbing Inter-varsities hosted by Queens Mountaineering Belfast. The event will take place on Friday the 24th, Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of March.
The Friday night will be a climbing themed pub quiz in the Students Union with a prize for the Winning team.
On Saturday morning, we will have the bouldering comp in Boulder world Belfast featuring 25 problems ranging from easy to near impossible, a traverse and a Dyno comp. Towards the end of the competition we will get the pizzas in for you guys to devour. After this we will head to the Queens MBC to hear from Paul Swail our guest speaker, Paul will regale us with the tales of climbing and mountaineering that made up his journey from punter to pro climber. Next, we shall rock up to Queens very own Speakeasy Bar, cheap pints and stacks of craic will be had!
On Sunday morning, bright and early we will head to the Ozone Indoor Arena for our lead climbing competition. There will be 8 routes, 2 routes per category, one harder and one easier (categories Male, Female, Male Fresher, Female Fresher), there will be more information shortly about scoring in the document on this page. Half way through the day we will unveil our selection of delicious sandwiches from Doorsteps for you all. Towards the end of the day we will finalise the scores and get cracking with the prize giving ceremony.
The price is £32 per person, this includes both socials, entry to the ozone (Boulderworld has a reduced price of £5), food for both days, entry to the Saturday night talk and a T-shirt.
See the posts at our Facebook event page for information about some of the available hostels in Belfast.
(Please try to submit one form per university)
A big thanks to Jacksons Sports for sorting us out with some discounted prizes for you all 😀
Look forward to seeing you all!