Climbers from Southeast gather in Charleston

CHARLESTON, SC (AP) - Climbers from across the Southeast are gathering in Charleston for what organizers say is the largest outdoor competition in the region.

The 14th Annual Palmetto Pump and USA Climbing Competition is being held Saturday at James Island County Park in Charleston.

The park has a 50-foot-tall climbing wall that has 4,500 square feet of climbing space.

The event is for climbers of all ages and skills with categories determined by age and sex.

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