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2017 Registration

2017 on-line registration is CLOSED but you can register on site Saturday morning. Read event details below.

Come out to Enchanted Rock and spend the weekend. We have special permission to camp at the pavilion this year. To REGISTER for the November 18 Granite Gripper and buy meal tickets complete both sections on this page before you finish the purchase at PayPal:

The 26th Granite Gripper will be held on November 18, 2017, so make your plans to be there. The competition will be judged on points based on route difficulty with three roped routes and two boulder problems. Prizes will be awarded to top female and male finishers in the following categories. Trophies and gear to the top 3 in each category plus the coveted belt buckle to top female and male in the open division.
- Youth (12 and under)
- Recreational (5.9 and under, V1 and under)
- Intermediate (5.10 and under, V3 and under)
- Advanced (5.11 and under, V5 and under)
- Open (all grades)
In addition, we have a speed climb that is open to all.

FOOD MENU: Breakfast tacos and coffee available on Saturday morning for donations. Saturday dinner will include fajitas (beef, chicken, fish, mushroom), rice, beans, salads, cookies. Vegetarian options available. Please buy your meal tickets in advance so we will have enough food.

Camping will be at the pavilion and the cost of camping is included in your registration.

New this year, purchase park entrance day passes at the pavilion (cash or check, no credit cards). If you have a TPWD annual parks card, you can use it with us at the pavilion. Day use fee is $7 per person for 13 and over; under 13 is free.

There is extremely limited to no connectivity in the park. Due to no connectivity, attendees will need to bring cash or checks to buy anything at the Gripper, including coffee, breakfast tacos, onsite registrations and meal tickets, extra t-shirts, extra raffle tickets, silent auction items.

DOGS: Please leave your dogs at home. Dogs are not allowed at the climbing areas and not allowed to be left in cars or tents while you climb.

Schedule for the day is:
7:00 am - registration opens and all climbers sign a waiver
        Grab some breakfast tacos and coffee before you head out to climb.
8:45 am - mandatory climbers' orientation
9:00 am - climbing begins
5:00 pm - score sheets due at the registration table
6:00 pm dinner, silent auction of great gear donated by our sponsors, awards ceremony, program
The 2017 rules are available before the comp but you have to wait until the morning of the event to see this year's list of routes and points.

Download the 2016 Granite Gripper flyer  (2017 flyer coming soon)

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And please support our wonderful and generous SPONSORS. These are the sponsors for 2016 and will be updated with this year's sponsors.
Oct 10, 2017, 11:49 AM