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38th Annual Pocatello Pump

Pocatello Pump Waiver.pdf

  • Online registrations closes at midnight on 9/12/19
  • T-shirt with online-registration by 9/6/19 only
  • Day-of event registration does not include t-shirt
  • Only two heats on Saturday
  • Judging via Honor System
  • Sunday top-rope categories start at 11 a.m.
  • No lead climb score cards will be handed out after 10 a.m. Sunday


  • SAT-SUN - City of Rocks -SAT Top rope and SUN Leading - 5.11a and higher,
  • SAT-SUN - Shawanagunks-SAT Top rope and SUN Leading - 5.10a-5.10d,
  • SAT - Smith Rocks-Top rope-Up to 5.10,
  • SAT - Castle Rocks-Top rope-5.10-5.12,
  • SAT - Massacre Rocks-Top rope- non-competitive,
  • SUN - Massacre Rocks-Top rope- non-competitive,
  • SUN - Seneca Rocks - Top rope - Up to 5.9,
  • SUN - Red Rocks - Top rope - 5.10-5.12,
  • SUN - Everest - Top rope - physical disability,
  • SUN - Big Cottonwood Canyon-Top rope-11-15 years old,
  • SUN - Little Cottonwood Canyon-Top rope-10 years old and younger

Entry Fees:

  • $35 Online (Includes a custom designed T-shirt)
  • $40 Day-of (Does not include T-Shirt)

Pocatello Pump Climbing Competition

2019 Pocatello Pump $35.00
Entries must be received by Friday, 9/6/19 to receive a T-Shirt. You will choose your category at checkout.
Available Until : Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:59 PM
Registration List / Roster

2019 Pig Out BBQ - Adult Climber $10.00
Available Until : Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:59 PM

2019 Pig Out BBQ - Adult Guest $12.00
Available Until : Thursday, September 12, 2019 11:59 PM

What is the Pocatello Pump?

The oldest (38 years old) and most fun rock climbing competition in America.

Where and When

Saturday, September 14: Registration starts at 8 a.m on the Sunny Side of Ross Park on South 2nd Ave. The Yosemite, City of Rocks, Shawangunks, Smith Rocks, Castle Rocks, and Massacre Rocks categories begin the one and half hour top rope climbing heats at 9 a.m. Note: there will only be two heats on Saturday.

Sunday, September 15: 8 a.m. - noon lead climbing segement of the Yosemite, City of Rocks, and Shawangunks categories on the Sunny Side of Ross Park. 10 a.m. registration for the Seneca Rocks, Red Rocks, Massacre Rocks, Everest, Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon categories on the Shady Side of Ross Park on South 4th avenue; one hour long climbing heats begin at 11 a.m. Awards ceremony and prize give away (must be present to receive a prize) shortly after the third heat ends.


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When & Where
Event Date:
Saturday, September 14, 2019  
Event Location:
Ross Park
Pocatello ID 83209

Exact Location
Location Map

The Pocatello Pump will donate $5.00 for each person who participates in the competition to the Access Fund. The Access Fund is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting climbers' interests in the United States while preserving America's diverse climbing resource.

The Pump will also donate $5.00 for each entrant to the Idaho State University Climbing Scholarship. This scholarship, in the amount of $1000/semester, is given to an ISU student that participated in the Pump. Contact the Scholarship Office for more info.