2014

WINNERS

We had over 120 people register for the competition this year, and gained a lot of new members to our climbing community. Thank you to everyone who came out!

Congratulations to all of our winners for this year’s Limestoner competition. Everyone did an amazing job and scored some sweet prizes from Sterling Rope, PMI, La Sportiva, 5.10, Mad Rock, Austin Rock Gym, Intuitive Massage, Lost Soles, and Metolius!
MEN’S ADVANCED
1st Christopher Vinson 96
2nd Jacob Farris 91
3rd Jesse Bruni 90
WOMEN’S ADVANCED
We had to do a tie-breaker for this one! Sarah and Emily both put up a fight in arm wrestling, with Sarah coming out on top!
1st Sarah Michaels 85
2nd Emily Matter 85
3rd Aicacia Young 79
MEN’S INTERMEDIATE
1st Derek Kinsaul 65
2nd Jason Perez 64
3rd Luke Rome 63
WOMEN’S INTERMEDIATE
We had to do a tie-breaker for this one too! Minna and Elizabeth went head to head in an arm wrestling competition. After an epic battle, Minna came out on top as the winner!
1st Minna Harman 54
2nd Elizabeth Honaker 54
3rd Rachel Blumhagen 50
MEN’S BEGINNER
1st Roman Carreon 45
2nd Paul Hottensen Jr 44
3rd Brett Bryan 43
WOMEN’S BEGINNER
1st Susan Fouts 40
2nd Sarita Williams 38
3rd Molly Berkenhoff 37
YOUTH
We had a couple really impressive youth climbers! Ashleigh won the category, averaging 5.11 climbing! Nice!
Ashleigh Kazor 58
SPEED CLIMBING-MEN
Lars beat last years’ Limestoner speed record of 8.2 seconds with a record shattering 6.93 seconds! Check out the video!
Lars Remsen 6.93 seconds
SPEED CLIMBING- WOMEN
Evening won for the women this year with an impressive 16.43 seconds made on her first try!
Evening Galvain 16.43 seconds
SPEED CLIMBING- YOUTH
Morgan gave an impressive run for the youth category! 43.23 seconds!
Morgan McGraw 43.23 seconds
ENDURANCE COMPETITION
Du managed to climb 126 routes in 8 hours. That’s one route every 3.8 minutes!
Du Lo 126 routes

PHOTOS

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P1020274Elizabeth Honaker and Minna Harman battle in the Women's Intermediate tiebreaker!

We had some great photography featured in the slideshow and shared on Facebook. Who knew climbers were so talented? If you’re interested in sharing your photographs on our website, please contact Jennifer Wolken. Thank you to the photographers below for sharing their photos.

Weldon McKenzie’s photos [weldhalcyon(at)gmail.com]

Dana Felthauser‘s photos.

Adam Hosterman’s photos [athoster(at)gmail.com]

Melissa Melnick’s photos [melissamelnick(at)gmail.com]

Daven Harty did an excellent job putting together a slideshow of some of the photos for the celebration at Rock Dog Saturday night. He also shared his photos with us.

 2014 EVENTS

  • Endurance and speed climbing competitions
  • Silent auction with gear donated by many of our generous Sponsors– The North Face, REI, Patagonia, Texas Climbing Adventures, PMI and more!
  • Rock-About beginner climbing class for all friends/family members new to climbing or interested in learning more
  • Food and drink provided by Which Wich, Jester King Brewery, and 512 Brewing
  • Raffle and Prizes- Raffle prizes and awards were generously provided by our sponsors below!
  • Awards ceremony- WOW! Congratulations everyone!
  • Camping at Rock Dog Campground- it was an incredible night with a slideshow presentation, music, bonfire, and crate-stacking competition!
  • Classes, clinics, and activities on Sunday- most of these were unfortunately rained out on Sunday. We’ll hope for better weather next year! Thank you to the following individuals who were willing to donate their time to keep the fun going to Sunday:
    • Chere Chancy, a certified Yoga instructor for over 5 years
    • Adam Mitchell of Rock-About, an American Mountain Guides Association Single Pitch Instructor and a certified Wilderness First Responder
    • Matt Twyman of Crux Climbing Center and former CTM President
    • Joel Schopp, current CTM president
    • Kimberly Margaret, a certified YogaSlacker and instructor of the YogaSlackers Slackasana series

FEEDBACK

We’re interested in your feedback! Please fill out the form here to help make next year’s event even better.

SPECIAL THANKS

Please support this year’s sponsors, who generously donated time, money, gift certificates, and gear to CTM, helping this year’s event be one of our best ever!

Whole Earth | North Face | Crux Climbing Center | Rock Dog Campground Rock-About Texas Climbing Adventures | Wich Wich | REI |  Patagonia Sterling Ropes | ClimbTech |  Austin Rock Gym | Joshua Tree Skin Care | PMI | Clif Bar | ClimbOn | 512 Brewing Company | Jester King Brewery | Intuitive Massage | Austin Bouldering Project | Five Ten | Mad Rock | Primo Chalk | Ascend Outdoor Adventures | Bearded Brothers |  La Sportiva | Metolius | Backwoods | Marmot | Osprey | Prana | Evolv | Solid Rock Climbers for Christ | Red Chili Shoes

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