01-14-2017 Rescheduled January climbing trip to Griffin Falls, AL.

This Saturday (1/14) is our rescheduled January climbing trip to Griffin Falls, AL.

Griffin Falls is located near Collinsville, AL and is about 2 and a half hours from Atlanta.

The weather was calling for rain but currently the forecast looks pretty good and is calling for cloudy with temperatures in the mid 60s.

If we get closer to Saturday and it looks like it may rain we will move the trip to Sunday, so keep an eye out for another email.

About Griffin Falls. Griffin Falls is a small sandstone cliff in northeast Alabama. It is best know for its waterfall, but there are also several 5.10 and up sport routes

and easier trad routes for climbing. The crag is on private land but the land owner allows climbers to use the land. More information can be found here:

http://www.seclimbers.org/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=47.

We will meet at the Marietta Park & Ride at 7:15 am EST or you can meet us at the Griffin Falls parking lot at 9:30 am EST. Please carpool if possible because Griffin Falls has a small parking lot.

Marietta Park and Ride:

http://maps.google.com/?q=33.941016%2C-84.527773+28Marietta+Park+and+Ride%29

Please RSVP on the club Facebook page if you plan on going.

https://www.facebook.com/events/315800635481394/

Mountain Project page for Griffin Falls:

https://www.mountainproject.com/v/griffin-falls/105923472

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November Meeting

Come join us Tuesday, November 1st at Harp Irish Pub. Jason Plemmons is the speaker for this meeting and he will talk about the SCC (Southeastern Climbing Coalition).

We will also talk about elections for the ACC board for next year. We encourage everyone interested to get involved with the club board. If anyone is interested and would like to nominate themselves for a position in the board then send us an email with your nomination.

Come join us at the club meeting!

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October Meeting

Join us Tuesday, October 4th at Harp Irish Pub in Roswell. Our October presentation will be given by Patrick Rollins.  He is an instructor with Randall’s Adventure Training empathizing survival in the outdoors.

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June Meeting

Come join us at Atlanta Climbing Club’s June meeting!!

Todd Combs, sales rep for Black Diamond and La Sportiva, will be presenting at the meeting.

We will also discuss about the June club trip to Yellow Bluff.

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May Meeting

Join us Tuesday,  May 3rd at Harp Irish Pub. This month’s speaker will be Jeff  Mekolites showing slides of his recent trip to Red Rocks Canyon with Scott Perkins.

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April Meeting

Join us Tuesday,  April 5 at Harp Irish Pub. This month’s speaker will be local guide Scott Perkins showing slides of his ascent of the Northeast Buttress of Mount Slesse. He will also talk about the club’s spring clinic coming up at the end of the month.

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February Meeting

This month’s guest speaker is WeiMing Lam, he will be speaking and presenting a slide show of his successful summit of El Capitan via the nose in 2015. Check out our Facebook events page for more details.

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January Meeting

Welcome to the new year! This meeting we introduce your newly elected board members. If you have not already done so, it will be a good time to renew your membership. This month’s meeting is Tuesday, January 5th. Our speaker will be Mike “Huck” Huckeba, and he will be talking about the upcoming Float the Boat bouldering competion.  We will also be talking about the upcoming trip to Sandrock for Saturday, January 9th.  Hope to see you there.

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Club Trip to Leda on Nov 8th

There are some changes to this month’s trip plan due to weather conditions. Club’s November trip is going to be on Sunday, Nov 8 at Leda (Upper) in Tennessee.

About Leda: Leda is a sandstone cliff and there are variety of sports and trad routes out there. ~2.5 hours of drive, located not far from Chattanooga. Please note: There is $ 6 permit per person for using the climbing area.

 Weather: Nice weather with slight (10%) chance of rain. High of 60 F. Recommend you get a rain shell just in case.

 Where do we meet? 7:00 am at Marietta park and ride. Parking is limited, so it is recommended that we car pool. However, you can also meet the group directly Leda parking lot at 9:10 am ET. Below are the google maps links Marietta park and ride and the directions to Leda parking lot

 http://maps.google.com/?q=33.941016,-84.527773+%28Marietta+Park+and+Ride%29

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