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Vol Climb Fest

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Date(s) - Thu, Oct. 11 - Fri, Oct. 12
All Day


Join Mountain Hardwear, University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Outdoor Program, and River Sports Outfitters for a two-day climbing festival.

Climbing fans, those stepping into climbing for the first time, veterans of the crag and all those interested in trying something new will have the chance to learn from professional athlete, Ethan Pringle; to clean up a nearby recreational area with Keep Knoxville Beautiful; and to win gear at every step along the way.

We’ll top off the Vol Climb Fest with a Happy Hour at River Sports Outfitters featuring pizza, beer, a Randori climbing wall competition and a sale you won’t want to miss.

No registration need – FREE – just show up.



Thursday, October 11th 
12PM – 3PM, @ TRECS Lobby
Mountain Hardwear Campus Expedition – Zlag “Hang to Win” Contest

3PM – 9PM, @ Vol Wall
Mountain Hardwear Campus Expedition – Zlag “Hang to Win” Contest

6PM-7:30PM, @ Vol Wall
Climbing session with pro athlete, Ethan Pringle


Friday, October 12th 
2PM-5PM, @ Third Creek Greenway & Tyson Park, Knoxville
River clean-up
Prizes for the most trash collected and most unique trash found

6PM-10PM, @ River Sports Outfitters
Happy Hour and Randori Bouldering Competition
Prizes for top finishers
Pizza and drinks!

Sign into my UT RecSports Account to Register

Have a question?
Call us at 865-974-9749 during business hours, email, or send us a direct message via Facebook Page.

How to register for a trip
Sign up online via My RecSports or stop by the TRECS Outdoor Program area; you can pay with Mastercard, Visa, cash, check, or Vol Card.

What does the trip cost include?
When you pay for a trip, you get all equipment, transportation, and instruction. On overnight trips, you also get plenty of tasty food and camping included.

Need to know about trip refunds? Experience Levels? Other things?
Learn about refund policies, experience levels, bringing a guest, and other general trip information here.

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