Our Members are, rather obviously, important to us. So is telling their stories. Grant Simmons wrote to us about his trip to Chile’s Cochamo Valley, which is sort of like Yosemite, with the granite and the beauty and all that, but has more snakes and machetes. Read more on Inclined: The AAC Blog.
Tomorrow, May 1, is the deadline to apply for the Rockies, Southwest, and Central Regions’ Live Your Dream Grants. These grants are for everyone and everyone should apply. Dream big this evening, fill out the application for your Region and keep your fingers crossed. Read more.
As you (hopefully) know, we’re breaking ground on a new AAC campground in the New River Gorge this year. The West Virginia newspaper, the Fayette Tribune, just wrote us up. Thanks! Read the article in the Fayette Tribune.
Turns out, Belousov and his partner were unsuccessful in their SECOND attempt on Edgar too, but the other members of their party reached the summit of Grosvenor just in time to avoid an onset of bad weather. Tenacious… Read More on AAJ Online.
On their first trip to the mountain, Belousov and his climbing partner made it to 5,900m before they had to bag their summit attempt due to poor conditions; they returned in 2011 to take another crack at Edgar…Read more on AAJ Online.
We just got our advance copies of a brand-new publication that members should expect to see in their mailboxes sometime in the first weeks of May! Sneak Peak…
Live in the middle part of the country? We bet you’ve got dreams, whether they be bouldering down in Hueco for the first time, or traveling to Ontario for some sweet Agawa Canyon Ice Train action (Google it), we want to help.
This brand-new, locally administered grant program supports all climbers in realizing their climbing dreams and ambitions. Dream Big this weekend and apply before Tuesday’s deadline.
The American Alpine Journal never fails to satisfy your need to read about incredible ascents (or attempts) worldwide.
What’s coming, you ask? Well, you can formulate your own guesses based on this picture, but it should be in your hands really soon! See it…