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Sweet Onion Crank climbing competition returns with intra-school format

Tucker Grinnan, Sports Reporter April 19, 2021

This month, Whitman’s annual Sweet Onion Crank climbing competition is making a return to campus with a focus on maintaining the character of the event despite the necessity of a change in format. In...

Dana Bolster '17 is another avid participant of Ladies Climbing Night. Photo by Hannah Bashevkin.

Ladies’ Climbing Night offers space to women climbers

Martina Pansze April 30, 2015

As the clock strikes 8 p.m., women start to trickle into the climbing gym. By 8:05, Beyoncé is blasting from the speakers, and women are harnessing up and beginning to climb. Every other week, The...

Climbers assemble for largest crank competition in 20 years

Matt Tesmond April 30, 2012

This past Saturday Whitman hosted the 20th annual Sweet Onion Crank in the Sherwood Climbing facility. As an event of the Northwest Collegiate Climbing Circuit, The Crank brought together students...

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Profile: Veteran climbing whiz Charlotte Hill ’13

Matt Tesmond February 9, 2012

This week's sports profile centers on the prolific climber and head of the Whitman Indoor Climbing Commitee. Charlotte Hill is a junior English major from Seattle, Wash. Pio: So when did you really...

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