Calendar of Events

Women’s Climbing Clinic at Kirtland AFB!

Join Brandi on December 12, 2012 at the ODR Climbing Wall for a women’s climbing clinic! Learn more about his clinic.

UNM Collegiate Climbing Team – Fall Semester

Practices begin October 26, 2009 and run weekly through December 7, 2009 for the Fall Semester. Please read more about the team, and contact Brandi for more information.

2009 Climb Like a Girl!

This winter I’ll be teaming up with Carolyn Parker of Suntoucher Mountain Guides to offer Climb Like a Girl! women’s indoor bouldering clinics in Albuquerque.

Clinic details:
Location: Stone Age Climbing Gym
Dates: January 16, February 20 and March 13 from 6-9pm.
Price: $70 per clinic (each clinic will cover different topics)
Clinics are limited to 10 women, and are open to climbers of all abilities.

Contact Brandi for more information.

February 1, 2009 Socorro Sport Climbing Clinic

Join me in Socorro, NM’s Box Canyon for a one-day sport climbing clinic on Sunday, February 1, 2009. Learn everything from lead climbing and belay skills, to anchor cleaning, to redpointing techniques. Please contact me for more information and registration.

October 11-12, 2008 Enchanted Tower Sport Climbing Clinic

Improve your climbing skills to take your performance to the next level! Brandi Proffitt & Timy Fairfield will be offering a 2-day outdoor Adult Sport Climbing Clinic at the Enchanted Tower in Datil, NM October 11-12. This clinic will cover the following areas of sport climbing, and can be tailored to meet the specific needs of participants as well. It is open to climbers of all abilities.

Warm-Up Methods
Top Rope & Lead Climbing Tactics
Mental Tactics
Route Reading/Sequencing/Decrypting Cruxes
Movement Techniques
Lead Falling Techniques/Dynamic Belay Techniques
Steep Route Cleaning Techniques

Level: Beginner/Intermediate climbers
Open to adults and youth over the age of 15
Maximum Enrollment: 10
Date: October 11-12, 2008
Location: Enchanted Tower Sport Climbing Area – Datil, NM
Accommodations: Free camping
Participants must provide their own personal climbing and camping gear.
Win Sponsor Gear Prizes!

Price: $200
Non-refundable $100 deposit due Sept. 26, 2008
$100 balance due 1st day of event, Saturday October 11
Registration/info contact:

ABS Bouldering National Championships
I will be in Boulder, CO February 14-17, 2008 coaching athlete Jena Lupia in the ABS Bouldering Nationals. I have been Jena’s coach for over 2 years and was proud to see her stand on the podium last year and accept her place on the US Junior National Climbing Team. She is a dedicated and focused athlete who has trained hard over the past year in preparation for this year’s event. Good luck Jena!!

Youth Training Camp
Brandi Proffitt and Timy Fairfield will be conducting an open 3-day youth performance training camp in Tempe, AZ in December. This camps is being offered to teach training techniques and competition strategies in preparation for the 2007-08 ABS Bouldering Competition Season. Emphasis: movement techniques, bio-mechanics, sport-specific strength training, movement skills video analysis. Contact Brandi for information regarding camp schedules and enrollment.

The Enchanted Tower, Datil, NM – September 2007
Join me for two fun-filled days of sport climbing and great camping in a truly beautiful location! Learn to clip bolts, clean anchors, lead or top-rope belay, or just push yourself on new routes if you like. This trip is open to all ability levels, and is limited to 6 climbers. Contact me for more info on this trip, and click the following links for information on the Enchanted Tower area:

Ouray, CO – September 2006
Our crew had a great time sport climbing and bouldering in the Ouray area. Steve & Linda got their first outdoor climbing experience, Kate learned to lead climb outside, Jena got a lot of practice cleaning anchors, and Joseph showed off his new steep bouldering skills. Check out photos from this trip in the Gallery.

Images from previous trips