Take The Whip – Winter Series 2024

Take the Whip –  Winter Series

We’re so proud of the growth we’ve seen within our community here at Bolder in their desire to compete, whether for the first time ever or for the 100th time. So, we’re adding something new to our community competition series!  Say hello to: Take the Whip – a sister event to the Triple Threat. Take the Whip is a rope-climbing scramble competition. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve just started top roping or you are an experienced lead climbers, we have beginner, intermediate and open categories available. Registration will open at 9am two weeks prior to each event. 

Categories and Format

Categories for men and women:

  • Beginner (Top Rope ONLY) 
  • Intermediate (Top Rope and Lead climbing)
  • Open (Lead climbing ONLY) 


  • Scramble 5 routes
  • 3 heats of 1.5hrs each
  • Three attempts maximum on each route within your time slot 
  • There will be 10 scoring holds on each route. Highest scoring hold you reach on each route will count towards your final score.  We will minus 1 on your second attempt and 2 on your third attempt making your first attempt worth the most.
    • Example: Scoring Hold 70 on first attempt = 70 points, Scoring hold 80 on 2nd attempt = 79 points, Scoring hold 100 on third attempt = 98 points.
  • Self Judged 
  • We will have volunteer belayers if you do not have a belay partner.  
    • Your belay partner does not have to compete to belay you.

2024 Event Dates

Friday February 23rd @ Elevated 

Friday May 3rd @ Elevated 



*Admission fees for non-members to be paid with online registration.


Registration will open online 2 week prior to each event date at 9:00 AM.  If your category is full, you can add yourself to our waitlist in person at the gym or by calling the front desk.

Register Here


Will be posted here


These events do not happen without the support of volunteers.  Come and volunteer, coffee and food provided:)

Click Here to Volunteer




And a big thank you to our sponsors:

La Sportiva