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Kids

From Gym to Crag: Salt Pump Kids’ Outdoor Climbing Day

Young climbers in our after-school programs have been spending time at Salt Pump learning the skills they need to get outside, including how to belay, manage ropes, read routes, and rappel. This spring, they got the chance to try their stuff on some of New Hampshire’s finest rock when the visited the “Lost Horizons” crag…

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April 7 USA Climbing Youth Sport Local Climbing Competition

Salt Pump is pleased to host a USA Climbing Youth Sport Local Climbing Competition on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Details Pre-Registration Required – Must register before April 5th @ 6pm Flash Format Competition – a strict running order will be assigned (Schedule TBD) Randomized Running Order will be posted on April 6th @ 9am Schedule will…

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Becoming a Climbing Family

There is a certain moment when a person undergoes a metamorphosis, transforming from someone who climbs to a climber. For this family, their youngest son Declan was the catalyst for that transformation. Not only did Declan become a climber, but his family became a climbing family. Now, Declan, his brother Eamon, and parents Lee and Rachel climb as a…

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Salt Pump Halloween!

Halloween at Salt Pump means vertical trick-or-treating, Kai’s world famous Haunted House, and a costume contest, plus other themed games, prizes and refreshments to enjoy. All FREE after cost of gym entry (day pass, punch of your punch card, or member check-in). Check out the latest party plans and updates at the Facebook Event Page.…

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Introducing Our Camp Director, Trish Cloutier

Please join us in welcoming Trish Cloutier as Salt Pump’s Summer Camp Director! Trish has worked with adolescents in an outdoor setting for programs all over New England and in the Rocky Mountains. Originally from the Mount Washington Valley in New Hampshire, she still loves spending her free time adventuring in the White Mountains. Trish…

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Summer Camp Sale – up to $50 off per session

Immerse your child in the wonderful world of climbing adventure! Salt Pump Kids’ Summer Camps provide a fun and well-rounded introduction to rock climbing and its ever-welcoming culture. Appropriate for ages 5-16. We’ll have 9 weeks of daytime indoor climbing camps and 2 weeks of outdoor overnight camps – and we’re having a sale for early…

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Break Camp: A Day in the Life of a Camper

By Kai Brown Our goal is to create an environment filled with fun, learning, and community with all of our #saltpumpkids offerings. Salt Pump Break Camps, taking place during Maine school breaks in December, February and April, are appropriate for novice and more advanced climbers alike. What exactly will we be up to during Break Camp with…

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CLIMBING NOW AN OLYMPIC SPORT: SALT PUMP LEADING THE WAY

  Climbing will newly be part of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Salt Pump Climbing Co., which opened its doors in summer 2015 with the goal of being the leading center for climbing, including training and coaching, welcomed this development by announcing the creation of Team Salt Pump, their competitive youth climbing team.…

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