Climb Base5’s Performance Programs

House Team

The House Team is for athletes looking to learn about, prepare for and participate in competition climbing. Athletes develop and refine their climbing skills and engage with the “Learn to Train”, “Train to Train” and “Learn to Compete” levels of the Long-Term Athlete Development Program. Athletes are encouraged to compete at this level.

Focus

  • Learn competition formats and tactics
  • Acquire knowledge on how to train for competition climbing (periodization, correct procedure and form, etc.)
  • Discover lead climbing and lead belaying
  • Refine known skillsets and competition tactics
  • Participate in competitions as desired

Commitment

  • Two days per week, 2.5 hours per training day

Experience Required

  • 1+ years of climbing on a consistent basis (in a Base5 program or equivalent; recreationally; etc)
  • Mastery of top-rope belaying
  • Solid working knowledge of basic to intermediate climbing technique
  • Minimum route redpoint grade 5.10 on top-rope, boulder redpoint grade V2

Inquire

By invitation only. Intake bi-annually in August and January. Email registration@climbbase5.com for more information.

Current Athletes

Coquitlam

  1. Tom Dalton
  2. Ethan Rusnak
  3. Taylen Chiang-Tsui
  4. Tanner Emelianov
  5. Lucas Yorke
  6. Benjamin Piper
  7. Veronica Lapitskaya
  8. Hannah Goyder
  9. Levi Beselt

Coaches

North Vancouver

  1. Cedar Hawthorne
  2. Jackson Tanton
  3. Sofie King
  4. Emma Dietz-Blasko
  5. Max Hargrave
  6. Asia Beard
  7. Rebecca Langford
  8. Anna Morgan
  9. Hilaire Delespaul
  10. Clare Neilson
  11. Ethan Villa
  12. Eamon Collins

Coaches

Select Team

The Select Team is for athletes looking to train for and participate in competition climbing, with an introductory focus on competition performance. Athletes continue to refine their climbing skills, and begin to explore nuances of their climbing training such as mental tactics, nutrition and mobility/recovery. The Select Team engages with the “Train to Train” and “Train to Compete” levels of the Long-Term Athlete Development Program. Athletes are required to compete at this level.

Focus

  • Develop personal and competition climbing confidence
  • Improve competition tactics and strategy to increase ranking to qualify for Youth Regionals and Nationals
  • Attend all competitions to maximize ranking; attend Regionals and Nationals as qualified
  • Elevate focus during training and competition

Commitment

  • Three days per week, 3 hours per training day

Experience Required

  • 1+ year of competition climbing in a competitive or pre-competitive program (eg: the House Team)
  • Minimum age of second year Youth C (12+)
  • Solid lead climbing and lead belaying required
  • All basic technique mastered and solid working knowledge of intermediate to advanced technique
  • Minimum route redpoint of 5.11 on lead

Inquire

By invitation only. Contact registration@climbbase5.com for more details.

Current Athletes

Coquitlam

  1. Alison Timmer
  2. Mina Edwards
  3. Derek Jackson
  4. Kaitlyn Bay
  5. Emilie Sinclair
  6. Hannah Fraser
  7. Madison Chiang-Tsui
  8. Vlada Gladyshevskaya
  9. Tyson Zadravec

Coaches

North Vancouver

  1. Cooper Macdonald
  2. Jackson Jones
  3. Ava Morris
  4. Bea McDonald
  5. Tanner Hoffman
  6. Sophie Sajjadi
  7. Mila Taylor
  8. Rohan Tupling
  9. Lana Slipicevic
  10. Nora Roos
  11. Grace Morgan

Coaches

Elite Team

Inquire

By invitation only. Contact registration@climbbase5.com for more details.

Current Athletes

  1. Ethan Hoffman
  2. Lucas Edmunds
  3. Jaxson Macdonald
  4. Sonya Colliander
  5. Ben Newman
  6. Lexi Binder
  7. Emi Takashiba
  8. Maki Koci
  9. Will Antle

Coaches

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