Very important information for all Triple Crown and Stone Fort competitors!
Very important information regarding Covid-19
In an effort to create the safest environment possible for all attendees, we strongly encourage everyone attending the event to either be vaccinated or have had a negative Covid test within 72 hours of the event. Please abide by best practices as defined by the CDC throughout the event.
Important note about Stone Fort
The Stone Fort boulderfield will be closed Thursday October 21 and Friday October 22 to prepare for the competition. The boulderfield will reopen on Sunday October 24.
Friday Night October 22
Pre-registration, Pint/Film Night AND Stone Fort climbing gear sale at Rock/Creek
Pint Night and Pre-registration will be held at Rock/Creek 2 Northshore from 5-7pm on Friday, October 22 from 5 until 7pm. Famed La Sportiva athlete and filmmaker, Jon Glassberg, will present his film Deep Water from 7-8pm. Thanks to Chattanooga Brewing Company for their great craft beers that will power our Pint Night that will be ongoing during pre-registration and during the film. We’ll have custom Stone Fort Stainless Pints - cost will be $15. Please bring cash or Venmo for purchase. COMPETITORS WILL BE ABLE TO PICK UP THEIR COMPETITION PACKET AND T-SHIRT. COME EARLY AND TAKE IN ROCK/CREEK’S STONE FORT-CLIMBING GEAR SALE!!
Saturday Morning - day of the event - October 23
Please carpool! Competition judges will be on site to direct parking. To get there:
Montlake Golf and Country Club
9104 Brow Lake Road
Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379
Morning-of the event registration takes place from 7:30am - 9:00am ET. If you are registering the morning of the event, find the registration table to sign in and get your packet and t-shirt. The registration table will be located directly beside the Montlake Golf Clubhouse.
‘Fairway Boulders’ are open for this event!
Once again, Montlake will close the golf course during the event, and this will allow us access to the boulders that lie along the fairway! This includes the 45 degree wall, King Cobra boulder, Cloud Nine boulder and many others.
The spectator fee will be $15 the day of the event. Tickets/Bracelets can be purchased the day of the event.
***Spectators will not be allowed to climb.
No dogs are allowed at Stone Fort! Please be respectful of the land-owners and leave your animals at home!
If you are under 18
You must download the Stone Fort waiver and have a parent fill it out and sign it. You must then bring it with you to registration on Friday night or Saturday morning. You will also need a guardian (over 18) to accompany you or your group the day of the event.
You will be given one free Stone Fort tee the morning of the event (or at pre-registration Friday night). If you wish to purchase extra tees, they will cost $15 each.
Bring a Harness
The Stone Fort has tons of great problems and many new ones—some of these require a top rope. Make sure to bring your harness so you can enjoy all that the stone fort has to offer.
Make sure to bring your drivers’ license if you’d like to demo a pair of climbing shoes from Presenting Sponsor La Sportiva! Butora, Evolv, Unparallel and Scarpa will also be on site with demo fleets as well!
Lunch/Food and Drinks
No lunch will be provided at the boulders so bring any food and drink you may need.
However, there will be concessions available for purchase at the Montlake Clubhouse during the event--so bring cash. The money you spend on concessions supports the Montlake Golf Club.
The Hellbilly 4.2 Mile Race
Calling all runners! And, hardcore climber/runners that are up for the great category that we’ve dubbed the Hellbilly!
As a standalone, this 4.2 mile course is an incredible cross country race! This is a challenging course with both steep and flat sections that will put all contenders to the test.
The Hellbilly combines the Star Chaser category with this challenging golf course romp! Big Prizes and the title of Hellbilly await the top finishers!!
Special thanks to Peak Fitness and Physical Therapy for sponsoring the Hellbilly for us!
The Hellbilly race component will begin at 9am!! Bring your really fast shoes!!
Saturday Afternoon/Evening October 23
Turn in your Scoresheet
You will need to turn in your scoresheet at the entrance to the boulderfield no later than 4:30pm in order to place in the event. Any scoresheets turned in later will be disqualified. You are not required to turn in any scoresheet. We draw registration forms in order to give door prizes.
Dinner will be available for purchase.
*There will be beer and refreshments for purchase if you are of age. Just be sure to bring your id and cash. You’ll be able to use a debit card at the clubhouse. There will also be soft drinks, other beverages and snacks for purchase as well at the clubhouse.
Black Diamond Arm Wrestling
That’s right! Black Diamond is sponsoring the arm wrestling comp again! Are you well-heeled in bicep and shoulder power? Of course you are - you’re a freakin’ rock climber! Save some juice for this comp! BD has some big prizes set aside for the winners! Men and women will have categories.
There will be an SCC raffle. Sign up and take a chance on walking away with even more booty and support “the cause” at the same time.
There will also be an opportunity to join, the Southeastern Cimbers’ Coalition, the Carolina Climbers’ Coalition, and the Access Fund. If you are not a member, stop being a lame chach and join. Make it your goal to become proactive this year.
The awards ceremony will begin immediately after the raffles are finished. There will be tons of door prizes! So, if you didn’t do so good at the comp, don’t miss it. You could still win big! We plan to complete the awards ceremony by sundown.
Crashpad - Chattanooga’s fantastic downtown hostel
Please see their website for more information.
We also recommend the below options for camping/hotels.
423-821-9403 or 1-800-823-2267
10 minutes from downtown
Tent sites ($18/night), cabins ($29-$55/night)
Directions: From downtown Chattanooga, take I-24 west and go about 4 miles to exit #174. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp then go 1.3 miles and the entrance will be on your left.
15 minutes from downtown
Tent sites, cabins, and cottages (call for rates – group discounts available)
Directions: From downtown Chattanooga, take I-24 west, travel into georgia and take the ramp to I-59 south toward Birmingham. Get off at exit 17 Sygo Road. Then follow the KOA signs to the campground.
20 minutes from downtown
Tent sites ($15.30/night)
Directions: From downtown Chattanooga, take US-27 N for approximately 13 miles. Take the Thrasher Pike exit and turn right on Thrasher Pike. Go 3.8 miles and turn left on Hixson Pike. Go 0.2 miles and turn right on Gold Point Cir N.
10 min from downtown
Primitive tent sites $25/2 people ($29 with water& electric) / cottages - $40-99
Directions: If northbound on I-75 take exit 1b. If southbound on I-75 take exit 1. In either case, go right at top of ramp, then turn left at light at Mack Smith Rd and go for 1/2 mile (see signs). Best Holiday Trav-l-Park is on the right, RVs enter at first driveway or third driveway.
For those looking for inside accommodations, get more information regarding hotels in the downtown Chattanooga area (all hotels in the downtown area are close to the launch/registration site).
La Sportiva is the presenting sponsor for the 2021 Triple Crown!
Drop by the La Sportiva booth to pick up a raffle ticket for some fantastic La Sportiva climbing shoes of your choice!! Proceeds from the raffle tickets will benefit the Southeastern Climbers' Coalition! Come by the booth, score a chance at a great prize and let these guys know how much you appreciate their support of the Triple Crown and your climbing access!