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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Meeting News Now on Facebook

Get the latest news about meetings, trips, and Club events on our Facebook page!

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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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September Meeting

It’s time to wake up from that summer slumber, fall is approaching fast and our September meeting will be on Tuesday September 1rst.  As always it will be held at The Harp in Roswell at 7:00PM. The speaker will be Chris Watford to talk about CameraCorp, this is the camera system used at the Olympics and other events.  We will also be talking about the upcoming trip that will be moving to the following weekend on Sat the 12th and go over the details on the trail day on September 26th.  Hope to see you there.

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May Club Trip

Hello All!!

Club’s May trip is going to be on Saturday, May 9 at Leda 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: Little hot but good for climbing. High of 90 F and low 68 F. Recommend you get enough water and sun block

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 9:30 am ET. Below are the google maps links Marietta park and ride and the directions to Leda parking lot

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April Climbing Trip

April is the time for the big spring trip (Yay!!) and this email is to help you plan your stay for the trip. This year we will be going to Looking Glass near Brevard, NC to climb on April 11th – 12th.. For those that haven’t gone on one of these trips, usually most people drive up Friday night and leave on Sunday after climbing. Club will also host Saturday night group dinner at one of camp grounds, more detailed on dinner will come later.

Looking glass trailhead:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Unnamed+Rd,+Pisgah+National+Forest,+Brevard,+NC+28712/@35.2914008,-82.7946032,15z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x8859a3b9d010fa4d:0x7586e249e46c094c

If you are planning to come to this overnight trip, then now is a good time to book a place for Friday and Saturday night (Obviously, you can join us on one of the days if a 2 day trip does not work for you).

Some options for overnight stay:

  1. Cabins / Chalets: There are plenty of cabins available for rent in and around Brevard – Just google “Cabins in Brevard NC”. Below is a link to a website that you can use to find cabins in Brevard, NC. Just make sure that you do not book something that is very far from the trailhead.

https://www.tripping.com/rentals?search-input=Brevard%2C+%20NC%2C+United+States&cam=439&rental-type=Cabin+Rentals&gclid=CjwKEAjwotmoBRCc6LWd2ZnkuBYSJACyt2quhWfBTOnEcP5jkbUlZ78_QEiczJTPrRx_xwJYZdzN3hoCNAfw_wcB

  1. Camping: Again, plenty of camping option near looking glass climbing area. There are couple of free primitive campsites near South side parking at looking glass that are available for free on a first come first serve basis. Paid campsites with more amenities are also available at the Davidson River campground.

If you need any help finding a place, have any questions or want to coordinate with anyone else for sharing a cabin / campsite then please feel free to email Bindal – shah.bindal@gmail.com.

We will share details on time / place to meet for climbing later as we get close to the trip day.

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