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Scheduled Events​

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Friday, September 8, 2023

6:00-9:00pm      Find out what's behind the wall

 The Index Historical Society presents "The Hole in the Wall" a presentation by local historians Bill Cross and Louise Lindgren sharing the story and the mystery about the hole in the wall at The Country.  Admission is free.  Refreshments  available for purchase until 8pm.   

   Location:  The Bush House,  308 5th Ave, Index WA 

   Sponsored by:  Index Historical Society

Saturday, September 9, 2023

8:00-9:30am      Morning Kickoff & Climbers Coffee 
Come enjoy breakfast burritos and coffee, and check-in for clinics & climbing competition. Pre-registration for clinics and competition required (see below).


     Location:  Lower Town Wall Parking Lot
     Sponsored by:  Climbers for Christ & Carabiner Coffee

8:30am-5:00pm    Index Climbing Competition & Scavenger Hunt 

The best climbing competition in the northwest! Rules will be released prior to the competition. Registration and liability waiver required. 

     Location:  Various around Index (check-in at LTW by 10:00am)

    Registration:    Sign up for the Comp and Sign the Waiver

    Sponsored by:  American Alpine Club with prizes from our many partners


8:30am-4:00pm    Climbing Clinics

Clinics provided by the Mountain Bureau, Climbers of Color and WARP. Check the clinics page for more information. Registration required.

     Location:  Various around Index (check-in at LTW by 8:30am)

    Registration:    Registration is now open


5:00-7:00pm     Index Community Celebration  & BBQ

Come enjoy a showcase of local artists, climbing vendors and lawn games! Raffle prizes and climbing competitions winners announced over good food and great company.  All proceeds from the raffle (cash preferred) will benefit the Index Climbers Collective.  Admission is free but meal ticket required for BBQ. Rain or shine!


     Location:     Outdoor Adventure Center (River House), 444 Avenue A, Index WA

     Registration:    Buy Tickets Here

     Sponsors:    Index Climbers Collective, ACC, Uplift Climbing, Vertical World, Rerouted, Climbers for Christ and our many other sponsors.


 Rerouted will be accepting consignments of outdoor gear during the community celebration, including consignments which can be made as a donation to the Index Climbers Collective.

The PATH Rehab & Performance will be providing free assessments at the BBQ. 

7:00/7:30-10:00pm Live Music from Mother Blue & Snafflehound

We will round out the evening with a raffle, climbing competition winners and then a great show from our favorite Index climbers and musicians, Mother Blue and Snafflehound! 

     Location:    Outdoor Adventure Center (River House), 444 Avenue A, Index WA


Sunday, September 10, 2023

9:00-10:00am    Morning Climbers Coffee

Join us for that morning cup of coffee in Doolittle Park to enjoy stories from the festival the night before and register for stewardship day.

     Location:    Doolittle Park, Index

     Registration:    Not required

     Sponsor:    Carabiner Coffee


10:00am-3:00pm      Stewardship Day with the WCC

Volunteers will work on trail maintenance, trimming and projects both at the crag and in town. All participants required to complete waiver form prior to participation. Rain or shine!

     Location:    Doolittle Park, Index

     Registration:    Pre-registration requested 

     Sponsors:    Washington Climbers Coalition

5:00-9:00pm    The Springs sauna trailer

Wrap up the weekend with some hydrotherapy! Bring a swimsuit (required) and your own towel.

     Location:     Outdoor Adventure Center (River House), 444 Avenue A, Index WA

    Registration: Not Required

    Sponsor:    The Springs

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