Threshold will be hosting Hell Night on Friday September 25th – an adult only, late night competition!

Climb from 8:00p – 12:00a, with free beer, awards and prizes after. You can also bring in your “Not-at Horseshoe” Bingo card to complete challenges – we will have several stations set up to work on. Bring a headlamp – part of the comp will be light’s out! This event is 18 to enter, and 21 to drink – you MUST have an ID to drink.

  • 7:30 PM – Registration opens
  • 8:00 PM – Climbing begins
  • 10:00p – Light’s go out!
  • 12:00 AM – Climbing ends – scorecards due
  • 12:30a -12:45a – Awards & Podium
  • 1:15 AM – Gym closes


Overall Team 

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Individual Categories 

Recreational (5.7-5.9 and/or VB-V1) 

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Intermediate (5.10 and/or V2-V3) 

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Advanced (5.11 and/or V4-V5) 

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Elite (5.12 and/or V6-V8) 

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd place


  • Redpoint Competition (Secure the last hold on each boulder or route to earn full point value)
  • Cumulative points will be scored for placement of individual competitor in each category
  • Combined cumulative points will be scored for overall team placement.
  • Categories are based on an individual’s highest redpoint ever on a route or boulder problem.
  • No gender categories since it is based on skill level.
  • Honor system.
  • Routes can only be attempted twice and scored twice. This is to ensure everyone gets a chance to climb.
  • Unlimited tries on boulders and scored twice. 
  • If you fall on a boulder or route you must immediately come down. Do not work a move. Other competitors are waiting. You must wait for your next turn!
  • +5 points for lead.
  • You cannot lead auto-belay routes.
  • You may use auto-belays.
  • You must only climb within your Threshold Certification. No tests will be given during the comp, make sure you’ve tested out already.
  • Part of this competition will be lights out! – So bring your headlamp!


  • $25 for Threshold Members
  • $40 for Nonmembers
  • $10 Spectator pass for members – no climbing(includes raffle & drinks)
  • $20 Spectator pass for nonmembers – no climbing(includes raffle & drinks)

Not-at-Horseshoe Bingo stations:

We will have challenge stations set up that will earn you MORE raffle tickets for prizes:

  • Draw one of your climbing partners: We will have supplies for you!
  • Take a non-climber climbing indoors – have your photo taken at the front with your friend! post online.
  • Wear a costume in public – get your photo taken by the staff, and also enter to win our best Team costume contest!
  • Run 3 miles and post your time online.
  • Do 24 pull ups in 24 minutes
  • Mr. Brightside – we will play this song every hour and you must post yourself dancing/singing to it!

Past Events