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Archive for the ‘AAC Events’ Category

‘When Climbing Was Dangerous and Sex Was Safe’

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by The AAC
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By John Heilprin, AAC Board Director / Chairman of AAC Information & Marketing  Committee The American Alpine Club hosts hundreds of events every year, but the most anticipated is the Annual Benefit Dinner. With Yvon Chouinard as our special guest in Denver last weekend, nearly 600 members enjoyed a rare … Read more…

‘When Climbing Was Dangerous and Sex Was Safe’

Posted on: February 13th, 2014 by The AAC
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By John Heilprin, AAC Board Director / Chairman of AAC Information & Marketing  Committee The American Alpine Club hosts hundreds of events every year, but the most anticipated is the Annual Benefit Dinner. With Yvon Chouinard as our special guest in Denver last weekend, nearly 600 members enjoyed a rare … Read more…

34th Annual New York Dinner Nov. 9, 2013: Online registration now live!

Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by New England Section
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Get your tickets here: https://americanalpineclub.org/p/ny_section_diner

2013 CLIMB UP!

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by Great Lakes Section
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Calling all AAC Members! This fall the Great Lakes Section of the American Alpine Club and Down Wind Sports will host the third annual: CLIMB UP! This four day event is organized for our American Alpine Club Members and Midwest rock climbers to gather, climb, socialize and celebrate another year … Read more…

GORE-TEX & AAC Event Oct. 2 @the Silver Spring Civic Center in DC

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by lhummel
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Preparations are almost in order; GORE-TEX and the American Alpine Club have been planning, for months, to host an event on  Wednesday, OCT. 2 at the Silver Spring Civic Center north of DC from 7-10 p.m..  This event is a chance for folks to sneak peek GORE technology, participate in interactive gear … Read more…

FAQs about the Northeast Craggin’ Classic Sept. 13-15

Posted on: September 3rd, 2013 by New England Section

Click here for the event schedule and main landing page on the AAC website. Click here to purchase tickets. How do I sign up for a clinic? Click here for the Craggin’ Classic page at the AAC store. Scroll to the bottom of the page and you’ll see a drop-down … Read more…

Slice O’ Pie Video Contest in the Southeast Kick-off

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by lhummel
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Members Turn Rappelling Tragedy Into Opportunity

Posted on: July 8th, 2013 by The AAC
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On the anniversary of a tragic accident, one AAC leader shares the story of a team of volunteers who transformed their grief into action. Exactly one year ago today, North Carolina climber Eric Metcalf, 19, fell to his death while rappelling. In the months since his untimely passing, American Alpine … Read more…

AAC Volunteers Power Southern Appalachian Section’s Rappelling Clinics

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 by lhummel
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AAC Volunteers Power Southern Appalachian Section’s Rappelling Clinics   It takes members like Danny McCracken, Aram Attarian and Patrick Weaver to demonstrate the value of the American Alpine Club to the climbing community at the grass roots level.   Over the past six months, these committed volunteers have invested significant time … Read more…

Pat Goodman Slide Show Tour in the Southeast

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 by lhummel
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            Pat Goodman Slide ShowTales of High Adventure: Pakistan, Canada, and Venezuela Crimper’s Climbing Gym100 Central AvenueChristianburg, VAThursday, April 18 9-10 pm Footsloggers139 Depot St.Boone, NCWednesday, April 24; 7-9 pm Seneca Cinco de Mayo WeekendSeneca Rocks, WVSaturday Night, May 4 Earth Treks Climbing Gym725 Rockville … Read more…

Yoga for Climbers Workshop in Boone, NC in April

Posted on: April 10th, 2013 by lhummel
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                                                              Every climber has goals; whether it is to have fun or crush projects.  Climbing has its affects on all … Read more…

2013 AAC Annual Benefit Dinner: 50th Anniversary Everest

Posted on: March 5th, 2013 by The AAC

Late afternoon sun rays cut through walls of windows, setting prayer flags ablaze. Below, the best-dressed climbers you’ve ever seen filtered into the Craneway Pavilion for a celebration that can only happen every 50 years. Perched waterside, across the bay from San Francisco, the Craneway Pavilion was the venue for … Read more…

20th Annual Hueco Rock Rodeo February 15-17

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by lhummel
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      Fred Nicole will be slinging your hot cakes for this one! Check out all the details on this poster. Join the Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/hueco.rodeo?fref=ts Contact: Melissa StrongHueco Rock RodeoPhone 970.227.3321melissaistrong@gmail.com For Immediate Release 17530 Wagon Wheel DrEl Paso, Tx 79938 Hueco Rock Rodeo 20th Hueco Rock Rodeo 2nd … Read more…

Wilderness First Aid Class Certification and Pat Goodman Slide Show 3/23-3/24 in Chattannoga, TN

Posted on: January 18th, 2013 by lhummel

American Alpine Club Events-Southeast Region Is this email not displaying correctly?View it in your browser. Wilderness First Aid ClassSaturday and Sunday, March 23-24@The Crash Pad in Chattanooga, TN Wilderness First Aid Certification Class Are you prepared to deal with a medical emergency in a remote climbing area? Could you provide … Read more…

Rock N Rave Feb. 23@Stone Summit in Atlanta

Posted on: January 5th, 2013 by lhummel

                                                    The Access Fund, The SCC and the CCC In Association with: Outdoor Research Stone Summit Climbing Gym and Unique Outfitters Presents:   Rock N … Read more…

Photos from International Climbers’ Meet

Posted on: November 29th, 2012 by The AAC

Andrew Burr was on the scene to document the AAC’s International Climbers’ Meet this past October. The collection of shots he put together are sure to provide a lifetime of inspiration. Head to Andrew’s blog or to the AAC’s ICM Facebook page to check out hundreds of amazing shots! To learn more … Read more…

Triple Crown Bouldering Series Wrap-Up

Posted on: November 8th, 2012 by lhummel
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The Triple Crown Bouldering Series had another eventful and successful year; thanks to Jim Horton, Chad and Rebecca Wykle, all the sponsors, AND the many many volunteers pitching in.  This being the 10 year anniversary for the Triple Crown Bouldering Series as a whole, and 19th anniversary for the Hound … Read more…

Rowell Award Deadline Extended

Posted on: November 5th, 2012 by The AAC

The deadline for the Rowell Award has been extended until December 1, 2012. The award will be presented at the 2013 AAC Annual Benefit Dinner in San Francisco, Saturday, Febuary 23. The winner of the Rowell Award last year was talented climber and artist, Cory Richards. Cory recently wrote to us about his acceptance of … Read more…

Southern Appalachian Best Rappelling Practices Clinic.

Posted on: November 1st, 2012 by lhummel

Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser.   Event: American Alpine Club Rappelling Best Practices Clinic Time: 7:30 Dates: November 20 and December 17 Location: Cary REI Community Room,1751 Walnut Street, Cary, NC 27511 Cost: FREE (Includes FREE AAC Rappelling Best Practices T Shirt) In response to recent climbing … Read more…

New River Gorge Campground Open and FREE!!! Tis the Season!

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012 by lhummel

You can now camp at the AAC New River Gorge Campground! Phase one of the building process is complete! The road is finished, and we’ve cleared spaces for camping. Come have a great time at our new campground! Basic camping is up and running with essentials like potable water, porta potties, … Read more…