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2021-2022 ROSTER

updated roster 21-22

Unsure about trying out?

We understand that tryouts are an intimidating experience, so here are a few tips to help you out.

  1. Bring your psyche! On the day of tryouts we will looking at your energy and enthusiasm, not only for climbing, but for the community around you. We suggest that you spend at least as much time climbing as you do meeting new people around the gym. 

  2. Try Hard. Part of what makes the CU Climbing Team such an awesome community is shared motivation for training, sending, and improving! An easy way to stand out is giving it your all.

  3. Don't skip over the application. Every application essay is read before considering who does and does not make the team. Take your time and write a thoughtful 250 word response.

  4. Lastly, HAVE FUN! It goes without saying that not everybody can make the team, but that doesn't mean we don't want you to be a part of our community. We hope that every person who attends tryouts will walk away with new friends and climbing partners, regardless of  your spot in team.

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How do we

make decisions?

Deciding who makes the roster and who does not is never an easy task, but here are a few considerations made in the process.

  1. How hard you climb. By no means do you need to be climbing v10+ to make team. That said, we do consider how hard you are able to climb in tryouts. For those of you who are speed or lead climbing specialists, don't worry. Come talk to us about whatever type of climbing you prefer and be sure to elaborate on your experience in the written portion of the essay.

  2. Your application. Every application is read by every member of the board. We cannot express how important it is to show effort on the application.

  3. Attitude. Come to the info meetings, start of year events, and tryouts with a good attitude. We consider your eagerness to be a part of this community alongside other factors (like how hard you climb).