Founded in 1992, the Atlanta Climbing Club is a diverse group of people united by the love of rock climbing. We invite all that want to share in this sport to join us for our monthly meetings, and for our monthly climbing outings.


The membership requirements of the Atlanta Climbing Club are:

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Basic climbing skills, including:
    • basic belaying skills
    • knowledge of the basic audible signals
    • beginner knowledge of “movement on the rock”
  • Pay the annual dues

Non-members are always welcome at our meetings. To join, simply fill out the membership application and pay the annual dues. You can obtain the membership application at one of the monthly meetings, or you can download it here. Note that in order to view/print this form, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Or you can register online. Click here for Individual registration or here for Family registration.

Annual Dues
Membership Type Annual Fee Description
Individual $25 Gains you the right to vote in club elections. Also provides access to club discounts with various local climbing gyms and retailers.
Family $40 All the benefits of an individual membership, applicable to yourself and your immediate family.


Six board members are elected at the end of each calendar year. These members then meet to decide which position each board member will take (President, Treasurer, Program Coordinator, Trip Coordinator, Trail Day & Access Issues, Communication/Webmaster). The previously-serving President also sits on the board.

The Board of Directors meets quarterly. Board meetings are announced on the web site, and all members are welcome to sit in. If you wish to contact a board member directly about an issue, try clicking on their name in the listing below.

Board of Directors
President Mike Cotti
Treasurer Denmark Blount
Trip Coordinator Gene Whitehead
Trail Day & Access Issues Gary Latimer
Communications Jim Allison
Past President Chuck Parks