Successful first indoor climbing competition at Chacraraju´s wall

L ast Saturday, many climbing and boulder fanatics in Huaraz have enjoyed Chacraraju´s season opener. The indoor climbing competition was organised by Rommel Amado Soriano and counted with nine different routes for the participants.

The male category was won by Jack Sierralta from Huaraz who was awarded a professional Petzl climbing helmet and two months free access to the climbing wall. Malu Espinosa won the female category and was rewarded with brandnew feather climbing gloves. There were not only local participants but also a couple of foreigners from Europe. Jose Vega from Chile became runner-up at the competition.

Organizer Rommel Amado informed The Huaraz Telegraph that there will be another competition in the month of July. The climbing wall was installed last year and is now 100% complete. People interested in trying out the new wall can do this between 9am and 10 pm for as little as 20 soles per person for three hours of climbing. An instructor can be hired as well for 50 soles per session. The climbing wall is located four blocks from the main street Av. Luzuriaga, at Jirón Alberto Gridilla 345 in Huaraz.

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