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5Point Film Festival on the Road with the American Alpine Club · August 30, 2013

The AAC has partnered up with 5Point Films to bring their programming “On the Road” into the Northwest Region. This is the first time this festival has ever left the state of Colorado and we’re excited to work with the 5Point folks in bringing it to the Northwest Region.

Event Dates:
Wednesday, September 4th – Bozeman, MT
Thursday, September 12th – Boise, ID
Thursday September 19th – Bend, OR
Details on the events can be found at 5pointfilm.org/events

2013 American Alpine Journal is Live · August 25, 2013

2013 AAJ

Can’t wait to see the new AAJ? The digital version of the 2013 AAJ is live. Enjoy the 2013 AAJ on you computer, smartphone, or tablet. The print book will be available shortly—keep an eye on your mailbox!

AAC Members, download the 2013 AAJ:http://bit.ly/166OHoQ

Not an AAC member? Purchase the 2013 AAJ at the AAC Store: http://bit.ly/19GPAx1

Craggin’ Classic is Coming to a Crag Near You · August 13, 2013


Every year, the American Alpine Club hosts Regional Craggin’ Classic climbing festivals in iconic climbing destinations across the country. Each event features presentations from climbers, camping, food, music, camaraderie, and of course climbing!

Find a Craggin’ Classic in your area and join the fun.

Mountainsmith Raises $5,000 for AAC · August 7, 2013

Mountainsmith president Jay Getzel hands over $5,000 to AAC Executive Director Phil Powers. rue Hero

Mountainsmith president Jay Getzel hands over $5,000 to AAC Executive Director Phil Powers. True Hero


Last week Mountainsmith sold 275 backpacks at the Outdoor Retailer show, raising $5,000 for The American Alpine Club! A big thank you to our friends at Mountainsmith for their continued support of the Club.

Read the full story on Mountainsmith’s blog.