Bouldering festival produced by, made for and centered around Black rock climbers.
First Outdoor Company is a Black and woman-owned outdoor bouldering adventure and education business designed to create safe and sustainable climbing experiences.
Blk Out Fest is a bouldering festival focused on celebrating and cultivating Black excellence in climbing. Held on the grounds of the Crash Pad in Chattanooga, Tennessee, this festival features a networking welcome party & mixer, guided bouldering workshops, film screenings and discussions for creatives, athletes and entrepreneurs.
COVID Info: For those participating in the retreat and staying at the Crash Pad, we ask that you submit a negative COVID PCR test 48 hours prior to arriving to the retreat. All festival events will be held outdoors so wearing masks is optional. We will be following any local Chattanooga COVID mandates, which are subject to change.
Important Note: You will be required to sign a video/image release & event waiver upon entering the festival grounds.
VIP ticket holders will enjoy an all-inclusive stay at The Crash Pad located in downtown Chattanooga. The facility has limited on-site parking and is wheelchair accessible. Shuttle transportation is also available.
There are shared bunk rooms and private room options.
Payment plans available!!
Free cancellation and refunds 60 or more days before the event.
No refunds within 30 days of the event. You have the option to transfer the registration to another participant if you are no longer able to attend. Please contact us to request a transfer. Transfer requests must be received no less than 48 hours before the event.
If you need to cancel due to COVID, you can transfer your registration to another individual.
No refunds or transfers within 48 hours of the event.
The first day features a bouldering happy hour at Synergy Bouldering + Ninja Gym and a welcome mixer at The Crash Pad.
Noon-4pm: Happy Hour Registration checkin @ Synergy Bouldering Gym
6pm-11pm: Community Mixer | Crafting, Training, Games, Vendors
7:00pm: Welcome & Introductions
8:00pm: Mindfulness Exercise with Zee Clarke "Coming Together & Setting Intentions"
8:30pm: Fireside Chat
*In the event of rain, all events will be held at Synergy.