Hour of Power rocks Glenwood | PostIndependent.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Hour of Power rocks Glenwood

Post Independent Photo/Kelley Cox
ALL |

The rocks attached to the climbing wall at the Glenwood Springs Community Center are designed not to roll, but the 31 participants at Friday’s Hour of Power climbing competition still had a rockin’ good time.

“It was awesome,” said Hour of Power coordinator Eric Brendlinger of the event. “We had more participants from outside of Glenwood Springs than before and we had has many people watching as competing.”

Friday’s event marked the third time for the Community Center to host the Hour of Power competition in Glenwood.



Sanctioned by the American Bouldering Series, the event featured separate divisions for 7- to 11-year-old boys and girls, under the title of ultra juniors, the 12-19 year-old junior boys and girls division, along with an open division for men and women 20 and older.

The competition featured a series of 30 different bouldering problems tailored to each division’s skill level. Each participant was given a problem and scored by how quickly they solved the problem and advanced to the next one.



Of the seven divisions offered, five were won by area residents.

William Steindler, 14, of Carbondale earned the mens junior advanced title.

Hannah Farrar, 18, of Carbondale, had the best score in the women’s junior advanced division.

Glenwood Springs resident Hannah Saliman, 14, took home the women’s junior novice championship.

Two more Glenwood residents, Corey Gera and Riley Heald, earned the highest marks in the ultra junior competition.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User