Sweet Onion Crank

The Sweet Onion Crank is a NC3 bouldering competition and rock climbing festival hosted at the Climbing Center each spring!

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Whitman Student Registration  -   Non-Whitman Registration

If you'd like to submit your registration by email, please send electronic copies to crankcoordinator@whitman.edu

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What: 27th annual Sweet Onion Crank Climbing Competition
Where: 47 Park Avenue. Must be accessed from SE door. DO NOT GO THROUGH SHERWOOD ATHLETIC CENTER
When: April 20, 2019
Who: Whitman Students, Whitman Faculty or Staff, immediate family over age 18 of the previous two groups, any student currently registered at a college or university in the Pacific Northwest.

If you want to see more videos of the past Sweet Onion Cranks check out the Whitman Outdoor Program YouTube channel!

Team Schedule 2019: 

February 2nd: Western Washington University – Veni Vidi Ascendi
Bellingham, Washington

February 9th: University of Oregon – Dirtbag Derby
Eugene, Oregon

February 16th: Oregon State University – VertFest
Corvallis, Oregon

February 23rd: Central Washington University – Ropeless Rodeo
Ellensburg, Washington

March 2nd: University of Idaho – Palouse Climbing Festival
Moscow, Idaho

March 30th: Washington State University – Pullman Pulldown
Pullman, Washington

April 6th: Eastern Washington University - The Climbtastic Voyage
Cheney, Washington

April 13th: Portland State University – Rose City Rock Rodeo
Portland, Oregon

April 20th: Whitman College – Sweet Onion Crank
Walla Walla, Washington

April 27th: University of Washington (finals) – Rain City Send
Seattle, Washington