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Work Week 2012 Photos from the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch · June 21, 2012

Our intern Beau is quite the photographer, so we set him loose during the Grand Teton Climbers’ Ranch Work Week earlier this month to get some candid shots. He did well. The first round of pics is up on our Facebook Page! There will be more next week, and we’ll be sure to post some here.

Cornerstone Crag Conservation Grants—Application Dates Approaching · June 21, 2012

Last year we started a new grant program that delivers $25,000 a year to locally developed crag conservation projects. It’s called the Cornerstone Grant, and, frankly, we think it’s awesome. We hope you do too! The first eight recipients sure did. This year, we’re looking for even more applications so we can be sure we’re putting our members’ money in the best places possible!

Does your local climbing area need a little TLC? Apply now. The application deadline for 2012 is August 15.

Climber Scientist Peru Expedition Report · June 20, 2012

A team of AAC Volunteers is in Peru right now on the Climber Scientist Peru Expedition, following up on their 2011 scientific work. Below you’ll find a report from the field. Stay tuned to the AAC News for more reports from Peru!

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Ashima Shirashi in the News Again · June 19, 2012

MSNBC did a quick video piece on our favorite child climber, the little ninja Ashima Shirashi. Check on the video on their website.



New Member Benefit at Asana Climbing—Everything Bouldering · June 19, 2012

Asana Bouldering and ClimbingNEW for Spring 2012Asana—a U.S. manufacturer of custom landing systems for climbing gyms, bouldering pads, climbing holds, packs, equipment, and bouldering/climbing games—is offering %25 off to members.

Visit the Members-Only Discount Page for your coupon code (if you’re signed in to americanalpineclub.org).

New Member Benefit at Rack Attack—Automotive Rack Extraordinaires · June 18, 2012

Rack Attack Custom Rack and Hitch Center OnlineNEW for Spring 2012: RackAttack—North America’s premier retailer of automotive rack systems, custom racking systems, and accessories—offers AAC members a 15% off online prices. RackAttack already offers a 10% discount for online purchases, so in reality, Club members get 25% off. This same discount is available at RackAttack retail locations as well.

Visit the Members-Only Discount Page for your coupon code (if you’re signed in to americanalpineclub.org).

Climbin’ in So iLL! · June 18, 2012

Ten years ago, Dave and Dan Chancellor started shaping, manufacturing and distributing So iLL climbing holds from their parents basement in St. Louis, Missouri…Three years ago, the Chancellor brothers got hitched to lovely ladies and moved back to the big city to fulfill another dream—to open a climbing gym and give back to the community that has supported their vision and business.

“It’s an urban adventure,” says Dan. “We really haven’t seen anything like this before.”

And neither have we. It’s a pretty rad-looking facility! Read more on Inclined.

President Obama Mentions Rock Climbing in Speech · June 16, 2012

So, we’re a tad late here (but who can keep up on ALL the speeches given every week>), but the President chose to add Rock Climbing to his speech launching Great Outdoors Month!

“Great Outdoors Month is a time for all Americans to share in the natural splendor of which we are all proud inheritors. Whether camping, fishing, rock climbing, or playing in a neighborhood park, nature offers each of us the opportunity to get active, explore, and strengthen our bonds with family and friends.”

Great Outdoors Month – Proclamation

Friday AAJ Reports for June 15, 2012 · June 15, 2012

Here’s your Friday stoke report from the American Alpine Journal Online. Get excited!

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Upgraded Benefits Menu · June 13, 2012

We just added a little functionality to our menu navigation on the homepage! Want to find out about your AAC member discounts as quickly as possible? Just mouse-over “Benefits” in the navigation bar at the top of the window. If you run your mouse down the menu options, you’ll see that you can immediately access different discounts or different lodging network options right from the menu without having to dig further into americanalpineclub.org!

New AAC Website Navigation Options

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