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August 27, 2014
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Tahoe Climbing Festival and Meyers Bouldering Competition returns

All varieties of crimps, fingerlocks and hand jams will be on display this weekend at a celebration of rock climbing in the South Shore community of Meyers.

The Tahoe Climbing Festival and Meyers Bouldering Competition takes place throughout the day Saturday.

More than 100 climbs throughout the South Shore will be included in the friendly competition.

“We have specifically designed the contest for all ability levels,” according to an event description. “To make this event fun for the beginner or the pro. This includes friends and spectators. It’s a great excuse to pull, push and cheer while climbers test there ability on the scenic granite boulders.”

The bouldering competition starts at 8 a.m. and is limited to the first 65 competitors to sign up.

The climbing festival begins at 3 p.m. at Safe Haven Chiropractic, at 3170 U.S. Highway 50 in Meyers and features a beer garden and live music, as well as slackline, youth speed climbing and dyno competitions.

“This fun event is held in and around the town of Meyers, 4 miles outside South Lake Tahoe,” according to organizers. “Get out and climb, meet other members of the climbing community, and celebrate the outdoor adventure lifestyle.”

An awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m.

The event is free to attend and climb.

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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Aug 27, 2014 12:46PM Published Aug 27, 2014 03:21PM Copyright 2014 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.