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Jan 22, 2014
Hey everyone, just wanted to introduce myself. I just moved to Libertyville from Arizona 3 weeks ago. Haven't really met many people yet, outside of the older folks at my company lol, and was hoping to meet some like minded outdoor/climbing enthusiasts on here. Sounds like I need to go check out Hidden Peak for some climbing, but it's always more fun to go climb with other people! haha Chris Kelley
From Libertyville, Illinois
Joined Jan 22, 2014
0 points
Jan 23, 2014
Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
Skip it,,,head out west to Vertical Endeavours in Wheaton/Warrenville area, just off the I-88 tollway at Winfield Drive. Bigger gym, tons of people to meet, and auto belays if you have to climb on your own. Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,090 points
Jan 23, 2014
Libertyville is closer to North Wall in Crystal Lake, so thats also an option. I usually advocate for HP and Off Belay, and by all means go there if you're a boulderer and have a reason to be in the city, but it'll probably be easier to stick to the suburban gyms - I've done the commute from the north burbs to HP after work and its not exactly pleasant. Craig T
From Chicago, IL
Joined Apr 19, 2010
7 points
Jan 23, 2014
My advice. Move away. Quickly. And don't look back. Short of that, if you lived closer to the city I'd say go to Hidden Peak. Awesome people even if it is a bit small a only bouldering. Libertyville? I can't get past Evanston. Holy crap VE??!! That's an hour away! cfuttner
Joined Apr 27, 2012
8 points
Jan 31, 2014
Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
cfuttner wrote:
My advice. Move away. Quickly. And don't look back. Short of that, if you lived closer to the city I'd say go to Hidden Peak. Awesome people even if it is a bit small a only bouldering. Libertyville? I can't get past Evanston. Holy crap VE??!! That's an hour away!


Screw all those indoor gyms for softies...get out here and ice climb in south suburbs next weekend, Feb.8th. We got big ice, and plenty of tool rentals if you need them. Bring food, we're having a cookout or chili fest too that night. WE climb day or night.
Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,090 points
Feb 7, 2014
Hey whats up Chris. I am looking for new people to climb with this season as my partner just moved to CO. What kind of climbing do you like? I'm not really into gym climbing, but I like to get outside several times a year. Hit me up if you want to grab a beer. Brett R
From Cary, IL
Joined Nov 23, 2011
70 points
Feb 11, 2014
Rock Wars, RRG, 2008
Come down to do some ice on Wed. night, the 12th. About 6:30PM we start. Should be a bit warmer too. Woodchuck ATC
Joined Nov 29, 2007
3,090 points
Feb 12, 2014
Ice at SR
Woodchuck ATC wrote:
Come down to do some ice on Wed. night, the 12th. About 6:30PM we start. Should be a bit warmer too.



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