The Salty Blog

The official blog of Salt Pump Climbing Co. - Featuring news, stories, tips, and inspiration for the New England climber.

Jun 27 2016

“These Little Ninjas Scale Full Sized Walls”

Check out this short video and article about our ‘Little Ninjas’ classes! Thanks to Troy R. Bennett / Bangor Daily News for the visit and write up.

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Jun 22 2016

Congrats to Nixon, Summer Camp Art Contest Winner!

Thanks to all of the wonderful entries in the contest, and to everyone who participated in the voting via our Facebook page! Learn more about Salt Pump Summer Camps.

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Jun 2 2016

Summer Camp Art Contest

‘Voting’ is now live for the Summer Camp Art Contest! Head on over to the album of submissions at our Facebook page and ‘like’ your favorite(s)! The image with the…

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May 22 2016

Bouldering 4×4’s: Tips & Tricks

For the pebble wrestlers (aka boulderers) of the Salt Pump scene, it can sometimes be challenging to work anaerobic / power endurance. We have the most fun, after all, when…

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May 22 2016

Daniel Lenzi: Member Spotlight

Since Salt Pump opened its doors, we have been privileged to get to know many countless members and guests — from first-time climbers to barefoot 5.13 crack masters and people at…

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May 17 2016

Summer Camp Art Contest

Attention Salt Pump Kids! Would you like to go to Salt Pump Climbing Camp this summer? We invite you to enter our Summer Camp Art Contest, with a grand prize of…

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May 7 2016

New Yoga Classes & Times

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’re pleased to share some exciting changes in Salt Pump’s yoga department! Starting the week of May 9 we’ll have a yoga class offering every weekday afternoon or evening, Monday through…

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May 4 2016

Salt Pump Kids – The First 9 Months

One of the highlights of opening the gym has been getting our kids programming off the ground. There is something so special about watching children climb. It is intuitive for…

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Apr 22 2016

Carpool or Bike to Salt Pump, Qualify to Win Free Membership

Salt Pump Eco-Commuter Program Abandon the convenience of a single occupancy vehicle for the joyful company of other climbers. Ride a bicycle. Walk. Save gas, money AND earn a chance…

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Apr 5 2016

USAC Competition Results

Thanks for your attendance at the USA Climbing Competition last weekend and congratulations to all participants! Here are the full results: XLS format: USACResults PDF format: USACResults Also check out the photo album…

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Apr 1 2016

Taki and Tino on ‘Love Maine Radio’

What does ‘Salt Pump’ mean? Can climbing help make the world a better place? Where are Tino and Taki’s favorite climbing areas? How does Salt Pump staff work with someone…

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Mar 14 2016

The Real Yoga Lies Off the Mat

By Nichole Crandall, SaltPump Yoga Teacher The weather this week in Maine is a sure sign Spring is on it’s way. A time where we come out of hibernation and…

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