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Welcome to the Dartmouth Mountaineering Club Web Site!

The Dartmouth Mountaineering Club is a member club of the Dartmouth Outing Club, which receives administrative support from the Outdoor Programs Office, part of the Student Life Office in the Dean of the College's Office.

If you have any questions or want to get on the club's email list, just email Climb@dartmouth.edu

Spring Term Notes

Winslow Ledge/ Pickledish Hollow is closed to public climbing by the landowner because someone defecated in the middle of the trail. Dan Nelson was groovy enough though to strike an agreement where official DMC and DOC trips could use the property. Thanks Dan!

Feeds this term Feeds this term are Tuesday nights at 7pm at Casque and Gauntlet, the brick building across Wheelock Street from Collis and next to the Dirt Cowboy. $4 cash or dash. Come to talk about climbing, sign up for trips, eat good food, and meet other climbers.

The Climbing Gym (more info on calendar and wiki) is open 5pm-11pm everyday except Friday, when it is open 5pm-8pm. Come climb with us! The gym is open to all students and to members of the community if they become DOC members. It is located in the basement of Maxwell Hall next to the Thayer School of Engineering. Contact the climbing gym at Climbing.Gym@dartmouth.edu

Please report any broken links to the club account, climb@dartmouth.edu


Recent News

31 March 2011 The Red Rocks spring break trip saw some unfortunate weather but still got a lot of solid climbing in, and probably had a record number of Dartmouth kids there. Congrats to all our beginners for getting out there and thanks to all our leaders for making it possible. Rock on, brahs!

2 January 2011 Happy new year, ascentionistas. New pictures are up.

4 May 2010 A reminder that Winslow is closed to normal public climbing.

28 March 2010 Main Cliff fell down! Still climbable though.

30 January 2010 A new year! People have been getting out and ice climbing a ton given the lack of great snow. Katahdin was also very successful, check out the pictures. Spring break at Red Rocks is in the works as usual, around that time we'll all be pretty exciting about getting out of the slush to climb in the desert for two weeks.

4 October 2009 Heyo 'teens and seasoned ascentionists, welcome back to campus after one of the driest DOC Trips on record. There's a typical host of great Rumney, Cannon, Cathedral, and Gunks trips scheduled, as well as a reading period rappelling clinic and a couple pro-deal gear orders. Chairs for the term are Malia Reeves '12 and Billy Corbett '10, salute! One love.

1 March 2009 UPDATE we will be holding the Dartmouth Climbing Gym 2009 Intercollegiate Comp on Saturday, March 7 from 1-4pm. Come climb and hang out! All ability levels welcome. We'll have great prizes and great routes. You can find directions here and we'll have signs directing traffic. There will be parking right outside the gym. Hope to see you there! Blitz 'clg' with any questions.

7 January 2009 Hey everybody and welcome to Winter Term '09 "Get Colossal". Time to go to the climbing gym and start bulking up for beach season. Also, check in with DMC chairs Noah Harwood and Mariah Coley to learn about ice climbing trips this term. You can view all of the trips for winter term on the DMC Calendar.

Also check out new photos from the winter break trip to El Potrero Chico.

This just in! PUPPY CAM

28 September 2008 Welcome everyone (especially 12s!) to Fall '08. After a long, rainy summer, we finally have some sending conditions. So go to Rumney and work on that proj. This term, look forward to a Gunks trip, Dacks trip, and of course plentiful beginner trips.

24 June 2008 Welcome oh-tens and friends to sophomore summmer, or affectionally known as Camp Dartmouth. We have 6 beginner trips, Rumney vans, Cannon and Cathedral vans, and a 4th of July Dacks trip in the schedule. Also, check for new photos and pretty soon the web premiere of Scotty's climbing movie.

13 May 2008 The Gunks trip went out this weekend and from the sick nasty pictures taken professionally by Miguel Peralta '07 it looks like the trip had a good time, even getting a chance to streak Harvard on High E.

13 April 2008 New pictures are up! Also you can find out How to Become a DMC Leader on the website now too.

26 March 2008 Welcome back from spring break! Red rocks was as good as it gets this year, with almost 30 students and a half dozen alums who stopped by aside from from one random snowday and accidentally sending half the DMC trad gear to colorado. Put your pics up if you have any!

23 January 2008 Dartmouth Climbing Comp is Sunday, February 24th, is open to all undergraduates and features three categories: novice, intermediate, and advanced. The following Saturday, March 1st, is Dartmouth's glorious intercollegiate competition with schools from all around New England competing. We'll need a lot of help to run both of these, so blitz Andrew Palmer if you're interested.

11 January 2008 New pictures are up, including Flynn and Cadwalader's Schlitz sponsored romantic getaway to the alps - check it out! And congrats to Andrew Plamer, the new gym manager. We'll all miss John though.

7 January 2008 The DMC welcomes you back to campus for whats going to be a record snowfall winter. Regular ice climbing trips and clinics will be going out this winter.

13 November 2007 ABS 9 Bouldering Comp this Saturday (11/17) at Petra Cliffs in Burlington, VT. Registration starts at 5pm and the comp is 6-9pm. And this isn't just for experts, so check it out. Blitz Gabriel Martinez for details.

22 October 2007 Re-relaunch of the DMC website. It's been over three years since the last update but an effort is going to be made this year to get back into regularly using this sick nasty site. Check back occasionally for new pictures and climbing related news.

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