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HP40 ROCKS 2011

 

 

Page last updated on Thursday Feb. 25 2010

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Horse Pens 40

is Proud To Host

HP40 ROCKS 2010

Another unique world-class competition

 conducted by the incomparable

Adam Henry,

Resident Professor of

Advanced Southern Sloperology

University of The Southern Appalachians

HP40 Campus

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This is a uniquely different

Bouldering Competition

and

 Music Festival

Fri. - Sun. - Mar. 5 - 7, 2010

(The good times roll all weekend long !!)

OVER $8000 IN PRIZES !!

LOTS OF SHWAG AND MORE !!

and all to be given away this weekend !!

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A LARGE PERCENTAGE

 of the prizes will be given away by

 RANDOM DRAWING !!

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EVERYONE WHO ATTENDS

WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN GREAT PRIZES !!

 

Presented by:

 First Avenue Rocks,

The North Face,

and Horse Pens 40

Other sponsors:

The Childrens Hospital of Ala., Alabama Outdoors, Five Ten, Mountain High Outfitters, Greener Grass Publishing, Asana Climbing, Voodoo Holds, Rock Pillar, CrossFit Rebellion, Birmingham Yoga

Also...

Good People Brewery, Jim and Nicks BBQ, Deadpoint Mag, Black Diamond, Evolv, Metolius, Friksn, Blue Water, La Sportiva, Mammut, Dolomite climbing bags, and more...

With very special thanks to

Adam Henry and his wonderful family.

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This is a unique

CHARITY EVENT

with the proceeds going to:

 

The Childrens Hospital

The Alabama Bouldering Fund

The Chandler Mountain Vol. Fire Dept.

The Southeastern Climbers Coalition

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for more detailed comp info go to:

www.horsepensrocks.blogspot.com/

A WORD TO THE WISE ... If you know Adam Henry, you know that this will be another very unique competition with some interesting twists and turns!! You should look carefully at the above site for the actual gory details...

and GOOD LUCK ! !

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 TRY THE BEST DEAL OF ALL:

THE COMPETITORS WEEKEND PASS --only $50.00 !!

and it includes all this:

Weekend admission from ANYTIME FRIDAY until SUNDAY SUNDOWN!! (3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS)

including:

FREE CAMPING Friday and Saturday nights (value - $20)

CONCERT ADMISSION Friday night and Saturday, (normal value $30)

ENTRY FEE to this world-class competition, (normal value - $35 - $45+)

SHWAG BAG with lots of goodies from the sponsoring vendors, (value - $$$?????)

A limited edition COMP T-SHIRT (value - simply irreplaceble)

A weekend of bouldering

with folks from all over the world

on the famous HP40 slopers

and the chance to win your share of

over $8000 in prizes

in one of the largest and certainly the MOST UNIQUE outdoor bouldering competitions in the entire world !!!

(PRICELESS !!)

NOTE: There will be no provision for credit or debit payments at the gate, so BRING CASH !!.

NO CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION AT THE GATE !!

(It is a 10 mile round trip to the nearest ATM !)

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Or, if you do not wish to compete,

 you may choose the

SPECTATOR WEEKEND PASS 

-- ONLY $30 !!

AND IT INCLUDES:

FREE CAMPING BOTH FRIDAY and SATURDAY NIGHT !! 

and BOULDERING ALL WEEKEND LONG !!

(Admission good from ANYTIME FRIDAY til SUNDAY SUNDOWN !!)

Spectator admission weekend pass includes:

Friday and Saturday nights camping, -- (normal value- $20.00)

Friday night and Saturday concerts, -- (normal value - $30.00)

a weekend of bouldering, spectator admission to the comp, the award ceremony, and the chance to win LOTS OF PRIZES !!  -- (Priceless !!)

(Spectator bouldering may be somewhat restricted during the competition...i.e., competitors have the absolute right-of-way, so don't nasty up the holds and don't get in the way or you will be crushed !!!)

NOTE: There will be no provision for credit or debit payments at the gate, so BRING CASH !!.

NO CREDIT CARDS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ADMISSION AT THE GATE !!

(It is a 10 mile round trip to the nearest ATM !)

 

> > NOTICE < <

Campground will be closed to vehicle parking without a parking pass !!

PLEASE plan to park out front in the FREE PARKING area !!

A limited number of inside campground parking passes will be available for $20 total per vehicle unit. Camping application and parking pass will be required for campground parking.

Parking fee is used to discourage parking inside the campground in order to help reduce potentially dangerous traffic, to reduce the impact on the park. and to allow more room for tents and guests.

We will allow a pass in/out for campers vehicles for unloading using the below procedures:

A. Purchase your $20 parking pass, but do not affix it to your vehicle.

B. Proceed slowly into campground, find your site, unload your vehicle.

C. Exit campground, park vehicle in front FREE PARKING area, and return parking pass at gate for $20 refund.

R/V elec/water hookups -- $5.00 per night. 

Vehicles must remain parked while inside campground.

No cruising or moving of vehicles will be allowed inside the campground throughout this event.

We encourage you to use our FREE PARKING !!

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Oh yeah...

and let's not forget the

Huge Outdoor Live Music Concert

both Friday and Saturday nights !!!

 

Friday night 8pm - 10pm

Saturday 12 noon til 12 Midnight

featuring:

 

Southern Fried Rockin'

Funky Blues

Classic Rock 

Various Acoustic Musicians,

and NO TELLIN' WHAT ELSE !!

 

This is the first HP40 ROCKS ever held.

To the BoulderBoys: The gals will fall at your feet when you tell them that you were at the first HP40 ROCKS....

To the BoulderBabes: Well, what can I say? The guys are already falling at your feet, right? When you stop laughing at them for falling in the first place, just lightly step around them and show them how it's done. A little emotional scarring will help their egos mature.

Years from now when someone says to you: "I didn't make it to the very first HP40 ROCKS..."

You can say to them:

'BWAHAAHAAHAHAHA!!!.. You LOSER!!!! "

 

DO NOT MISS THIS EVENT !!

You'll never forgive yourself if you do !!

I'm serious !!

The depression alone could wreck your life !!

We will be setting up a suicide hotline for those unfortunate LOSERS who FAIL to make it to this very first event. But they really shouldn't depend on us for psychological help, cause we are pretty doggone crazy ourselves!!!

Not to mention that we are a bit unsympathetic anyway since we did offer everyone this superb chance to attend.

Don't waste this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

There will never be another HP40 ROCKS 2010 !!

 

Caution !!! -- Do not read below this line !!

Contains graphic descriptions of bizzare acts of mild insanity accompanied by torturous pain !!

Remember -- I warned you !! Don't do it !!

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IT'S UNBELIEVEABLE ... YOU CAN:

CLIMB ALL DAY FRIDAY !!

JAM TO THE BANDS ON FRIDAY NIGHT !!

THEN GO CLIMB SOME MORE FRIDAY NIGHT !!

Grab an hour or so of sleep...then

SLAP THE HP40 SLOPERS ALL DAY SATURDAY AT THE COMP !!

Your tips will be cryin !!

LISTEN TO THE SOUTHERN ROCKIN' BOOGIE JAMMIN' FUNKY BLUES (and no tellin' what else...) ALL AFTERNOON SATURDAY AND WAY INTO THE NIGHT !!

CLIMB ALL NIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT !!

Slap the slopers 'til you BLEED !!

Bring your lantern, headlamp, and lots of tape and bandages !!

CLIMB ALL DAY SUNDAY UNTIL SUNDOWN!!

Your shredded little tippies might hold up... Nah !!!

Trust me... by this time you will be dead,

or at least feelin' and smellin' like you are.

Please make prior arrangements for someone to haul your stinkin' carcass out of the rocks and notify your next of kin.

 

3 days, 2 nights,

Anytime Fri til Sun sundown !!

Think your tips will hold out?

I DOUBT IT !!

> >  It’s a great deal !! < < 

In fact, It's UNBELIEVABLY CHEAP !!

We may have lost our minds !!

You be the judge, just keep your opinion to yourself...just in case we really are losing it !!

Miss your graduation...
 
Miss your Bachelor party...
 
Miss your wedding...
 
Miss your funeral...
 
But whatever you do....

DON'T MISS THIS EVENT !!!!

On a more serious note, if you read this far down this page, you are losing it and probably need to get some help. But at least you got the details of this event down pat. Good luck with your condition... 

 All details and information are subject to change. Please save this page to your favorites, and check back often for updated info and more details.



Gina will be serving special dinner plates for a couple of hours on Sat. night to help avoid a backed up line. There will be a vegetarian option and special pricing.

She will not be serving off her regular menu during this period. You may order from her regular menu before or after this time.

 

> > NOTICE < <

Campground will be closed to vehicle parking without a parking pass !!

We will allow a 30 min. pass in/out for campers vehicles for unloading. Then they must return to the FRONT FIELD FREE PARKING AREA.

Parking OUTSIDE THE MIDDLE GATE is FREE !!

Parking inside the campground is

$20.00 per vehicle !!

Parking fee is used to discourage parking inside the campground in order to help reduce potentially dangerous traffic, to reduce the impact on the park. and to allow more room for tents and guests.

Hint: We want you to park for FREE in the front FREE parking area !!

PLEASE park out front in the FREE PARKING area !!

A limited number of inside campground parking passes will be available for $20 total per vehicle/RV. Green camping application and parking pass required for campground parking.

R/V elec/water hookups -- $5.00 per night. 

> > Vehicles must remain parked while inside campground. < <

> > No cruising or moving of vehicles will be allowed inside the campground throughout this event. < <

We encourage you to use our

FREE PARKING !!

BUT....

WHATEVER YOU DO....

DONT MISS THIS EVENT !!!!