The Cliffs Outdoors: Moab + Indian Creek
Oct
11
to Oct 14

The Cliffs Outdoors: Moab + Indian Creek

Climb with us at Moab + Bear Ears National Monument, Utah, where you'll have access to crack climbing on some of the best desert sandstone. This 3-day, AMGA-certified guided trip included camping, gear, meals, and transportation to/from the airport.

No prior outdoor experience is necessary. Use this trip to test + develop your crack skills with us!

DATES

Friday 10/11 - Monday 10/14

PRICING

$750 for members // $900 for guests

WHAT’S INCLUDED

● 3 days of guided climbing, with AMGA certified guides

● Climbing gear

● Transportation to/from SLC and to climbing areas

● Camping in Bears Ears national park

● Camp meals*

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

● Airfare

● Inside-of-the-tent gear (sleeping bag, sleeping pad, etc)

● Additional meals* and snacks

● Beer/campfire beverages

● Gratuity

ITINERARY

Friday, October 11th

12:00p** - Meet at SLC

12:30p - Leave SLC en route to Bears Ears!

1:30p - Stop for lunch

4:00p - Arrive at Indian Creek

4:00-7:00p - Set up camp

7:30p - Camp dinner

9:00p - Pep talk for the climbing days ahead + campfire

Saturday, October 12th

7:00a - Rise and shine!

7:30a - Camp breakfast

8:30a-3:30p - CLIMBING INDIAN CREEK

4:30p-6:30p - Relax at camp

6:30p - Camp dinner

8:30p - Campfire + hangout

Sunday, October 13th

7:00a - Rise and shine!

7:30a - Camp breakfast

8:30a-3:30p - CLIMBING INDIAN CREEK

4:30p-6:30p - Relax at camp

6:30p - Camp dinner

8:30p - Campfire + hangout

Monday, October 14th

6:30a - Rise and shine

7:00a-8:00a - Breakdown camp and drive to Moab

9:00a-3:00p - CLIMBING IN MOAB

3:00-4:00p - Pack up and snack

4:00p - Hit the road back to SLC

8:00p** - Airport drop off

* Provided meals include: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast + dinner, Sunday breakfast + dinner, Monday breakfast.

** Airport pick up and drop off times are flexible with prior coordination

No prior experience necessary. Belay certified at The Cliffs preferred.

Photos: VDiff Climbing

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Pre-Crag 4: Intro to Multipitch
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Pre-Crag 4: Intro to Multipitch

Getting excited to climb some taller walls outside? Learn the basics and fundamentals of multi-pitch climbing. Skills will cover anchor review and organization, belaying a follower from above and a leader off a ledge or a hanging belay, rope management skills and all the basics of multi-pitch rappelling.

$49 for Members // $99 for Guests 
Prerequisites: Must be lead certified at The Cliffs.

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Lady+ Crushers: Meet Up
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Lady+ Crushers: Meet Up

We'll focus on making new friends and climbing partners. New climbers are not only welcome, they're encouraged to join us! If you've never climbed before, this would be a perfect time to see what it's all about. More experienced climbers can meet new partners and get their climb on.

Free for Members // $15 for Guests

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Adaptive Climbing
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

Adaptive Climbing

Adaptive Climbing Group hosts monthly climbing sessions at The Cliffs at Valhalla. ACG is an amazing community for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing! Adaptive Climbing is taking the already existing abilities of a person and helping them participate in the sport. 

Please fill in your details in the Event Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered.

Cost: FREE

ACG sessions at Valhalla sponsored by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

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Headlamp Halloween Party!
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Headlamp Halloween Party!

Climb in the dark among the monsters at The Cliffs at Valhalla! Bring a headlamp, a costume, and a thirst for all things spooky. Win the costume contest and get a FREE month of climbing! Family hours include face painting, trick-or-treating on the wall, climbing scavenger hunts, glow sticks + black light fun! Come for the climbs, stay for the after party!

Family Hours: 6pm - 8pm
Adult After Party: 8pm - 11pm

Lights out at 6:45pm, costume contest winners announced at 8pm.

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The Cliffs Outdoors: Red Rocks
Nov
21
9:00 AM09:00

The Cliffs Outdoors: Red Rocks

Escape the NYC cold and find perfect sending temps in Red Rock Canyon, Nevada! Here you'll have three days of multipitch climbing with AMGA-certified guides at this premiere climbing destination (with over 2,000 routes!) outside of Las Vegas. We'll have one guide for every two people, so you're guaranteed to have a personalized experience to help you accomplish all your goals.

Airbnb, gear, and transportation to/from the airport is included. This trip is best for you if you love big projects + objectives!

DATES

Thursday 11/21 - Monday 11/25

PRICING

$1250 for members // $1500 for guests

WHAT’S INCLUDED

● 3 days of guided MULTIPITCH climbing, with AMGA-certified guides

● Climbing gear

● Transportation to/from airport and to climbing areas

● Airbnb

● Camp meals*

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

● Airfare

● Meals and snacks

● Gratuity

ITINERARY

Thursday, November 21st

5:00p* - Meet at LAS airport

5:30p - Grocery store run to stock Airbnb

7:00p - Arrive at Airbnb

8:00p - Meeting with guides for weekend’s objectives

Friday, November 22nd

5:00a-7:00a - Rise and shine! (depending on the day's objective)

7:00a-4:00p - RED ROCK MULTIPITCH CLIMBING!

6:30p - Dinner + evening hangout at Airbnb

Saturday, November 23rd

5:00a-7:00a - Rise and shine (depending on the day's objective)!

7:00a-4:00p - RED ROCK MULTIPITCH CLIMBING!

6:30p - Dinner + evening hangout at Airbnb

Sunday, November 24th

5:00a-7:00a - Rise and shine! (depending on the day's objective)

7:00a-4:00p - RED ROCK MULTIPITCH CLIMBING!

6:30p - Group dinner

8:00p* - Airport drop of

* Provided meals include: Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast + dinner, Saturday breakfast + dinner, Sunday breakfast + dinner.

** Airport pick up and drop off times are flexible with prior coordination

Prior outdoor experience encouraged. Lead belay certified at The Cliffs preferred.

Photo: Jack Brauer

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Lady+ Crushers: Power + Endurance Bouldering Clinic
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Lady+ Crushers: Power + Endurance Bouldering Clinic

Push your power, strength + stamina to the next level--all while hanging out with other ladies who crush. Each clinic focuses on a specific skill or technique!
Prerequisites: Must be able to send V3 and project V4.
*This clinic welcomes all climbers who identify as female or are gender non-conforming.

Free for Members // $15 for Guests

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Pre-Crag 3: Rappelling
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Pre-Crag 3: Rappelling

Take this course to learn the intricacies of rappelling and how to keep your head up when you’re rapping down. According to the American Alpine Journal, the majority of accidents on real rock happen while rappelling. Learn proper setup, backup systems and safety checks that comprise best practices.

$49 for Members // $99 for Guests 
Prerequisites: Must be lead certified at The Cliffs.

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Sport Lead Basics
Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Sport Lead Basics

Wed 10/2 + Fri 10/4 | 6 - 9pm

Get your introduction to the exciting world of indoor lead climbing! This comprehensive class is taught in two 3-hour sessions. You’ll learn stances, clipping, dynamic lead belaying, including feeding out rope and catching falls, and finally, taking the whip!

Prerequisites: Must be toprope certified at The Cliffs and able to onsight 5.9 and work 5.10

$37.5 for members/ $75 for guests

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Adaptive Climbing
Sep
24
6:30 PM18:30

Adaptive Climbing

Adaptive Climbing Group hosts monthly climbing sessions at The Cliffs at Valhalla. ACG is an amazing community for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing! Adaptive Climbing is taking the already existing abilities of a person and helping them participate in the sport. 

Please fill in your details in the Event Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered.

Cost: FREE

ACG sessions at Valhalla sponsored by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

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The Cliffs Outdoors: Adirondacks
Sep
20
to Sep 22

The Cliffs Outdoors: Adirondacks

Join us in the Adirondacks for 2 days of secluded AMGA-certified guided climbing! On this trip to the 6 million-acre wilderness, you'll have access to varied climbing—including slabs, faces, and cracks—camp, and hang out around the campfire with fellow climbers from The Cliffs Community.

DATES

Friday 9/20 - Sunday 9/22

PRICING

$450 for members // $550 for guests

WHAT’S INCLUDED

● 2 days of guided climbing, with AMGA certified guides

● Climbing gear

● Transportation to/from LIC

● Camping

● Camp meals*

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED

● Additional meals* and snacks

● Inside-of-the-tent gear (sleeping bag, sleeping pad, etc)

● Beer/campfire beverages

● Gratuity

ITINERARY

Friday, September 20th

1:30p - Meet at The Cliffs at LIC

2:00p - Drive to the ADKs

7:00p - Arrive at campsite/set up + unpack

7:30p - Camp dinner

9:00p - Campfire

Saturday, September 21st

7:30a - Rise and shine!

8:00a - Camp breakfast

9:00a-4:00p - ‘DACKS CLIMBING!

6:30p - Camp dinner

8:30p - Campfire + hangout

Sunday, September 22nd

7:00a - Rise and shine!

7:30a - Camp breakfast

8:00a-3:00p - ‘DACKS CLIMBING!

3:30p - Breakdown camp

4:00p - Dinner to-go

9:00p - Arrive back at LIC

* Provided meals include: Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast + dinner, Sunday breakfast + dinner to-go

No prior experience necessary. Belay certified at The Cliffs preferred.

Photo: Adirondack Climbers Coalition

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Lady+ Crushers: Meet Up
Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

Lady+ Crushers: Meet Up

We'll focus on making new friends and climbing partners. New climbers are not only welcome, they're encouraged to join us! If you've never climbed before, this would be a perfect time to see what it's all about. More experienced climbers can meet new partners and get their climb on.

Free for Members // $15 for Guests

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Pre-Crag 2: Sport Lead, Cleaning, & Rappelling
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Pre-Crag 2: Sport Lead, Cleaning, & Rappelling

Getting psyched for your first trip to Rumney or the Red River Gorge?  Our Get Out 2 course gets you up to speed with outdoor sport climbing.  Learn the best methods for getting your gear on and off the wall and how to make the best decisions for different circumstances encountered in the great outdoors.  

$49 for Members // $99 for Guests

Prerequisites: Must be lead certified at The Cliffs.

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A Day at The Gunks
Sep
13
9:00 AM09:00

A Day at The Gunks

FRI 9/13

Cost: $150 for members // $200 for guests

Want to get outside and touch real rock? Rock climbing season is here! Join us for a day of climbing adventure at the world-class Gunks. Learn to climb on real rock with an AMGA certified guide and enjoy a fun day on the Shawangunk ridge. No prior experience necessary!

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Pre-Crag 1: Intro to Anchors
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

Pre-Crag 1: Intro to Anchors

This course is perfect for the gym climber pining to get outside for the first time. Learn the basics of anchor building and the differences between the gym and the big bad cliff. We'll cover everything from bolted and natural anchors and the requisite equipment to outdoor ethics, including Leave No Trace to ensure continued access to our favorite outdoor areas.

Prerequisites: Must be toprope belay certified at The Cliffs.

$49 for members // $99 for guests

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Sport Lead Basics
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

Sport Lead Basics

Wed 8/28 + Fri 8/30 | 6 - 9pm

Get your introduction to the exciting world of indoor lead climbing! This comprehensive class is taught in two 3-hour sessions. You’ll learn stances, clipping, dynamic lead belaying, including feeding out rope and catching falls, and finally, taking the whip!

Prerequisites: Must be toprope certified at The Cliffs and able to onsight 5.9 and work 5.10

$37.5 for members/ $75 for guests

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Adaptive Climbing
Aug
27
6:30 PM18:30

Adaptive Climbing

Adaptive Climbing Group hosts monthly climbing sessions at The Cliffs at Valhalla. ACG is an amazing community for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing! Adaptive Climbing is taking the already existing abilities of a person and helping them participate in the sport. 

Please fill in your details in the Event Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered.

Cost: FREE

ACG sessions at Valhalla sponsored by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

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Northern NY  Adaptive Climbing Volunteer Training
Aug
25
5:00 PM17:00

Northern NY Adaptive Climbing Volunteer Training

We are hosting a volunteer training session for new and returning ACG volunteers in the Northern NY area. All volunteers must be age 14+, belay certified, and participate in one training per calendar year. We will review disability etiquette, our use of specialized equipment, and belaying techniques for climbers in various disability categories. Come join us for a night of learning and growing our community!

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What we're about?
Adaptive Climbing Group (ACG) is an organization that hosts monthly meet-ups of adaptive climbers and volunteers, sharing a love for rock climbing. We work together at each session to make improvements at our favorite sport. Our expanding community is always open to welcoming new climbers of varying abilities. We meet on different dates at different locations, including the Cliffs at Valhalla, the Gravity Vault Poughkeepsie, and Central Rock Syracuse.

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Sport Lead Basics
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Sport Lead Basics

Tues 8/20 + Thurs 8/22 | 6 - 9pm

Get your introduction to the exciting world of indoor lead climbing! This comprehensive class is taught in two 3-hour sessions. You’ll learn stances, clipping, dynamic lead belaying, including feeding out rope and catching falls, and finally, taking the whip!

Prerequisites: Must be toprope certified at The Cliffs and able to onsight 5.9 and work 5.10

$37.5 for members/ $75 for guests

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Adaptive Climbing
Jul
23
6:30 PM18:30

Adaptive Climbing

Adaptive Climbing Group hosts monthly climbing sessions at The Cliffs at Valhalla. ACG is an amazing community for people with disabilities to have opportunities to inclusively participate in the sport of climbing! Adaptive Climbing is taking the already existing abilities of a person and helping them participate in the sport. 

Please fill in your details in the Event Registration Form below and you will be automatically registered.

Cost: FREE

ACG sessions at Valhalla sponsored by Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

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The Cliffs Blood Drive with NYBC
Jul
16
1:00 PM13:00

The Cliffs Blood Drive with NYBC

New York State blood banks are currently facing a blood shortage. Join us at the gym in supporting the New York Blood Center as they save lives across the New York Metro Area.⁣⁣⁣
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All participants in our blood drive will receive snacks + juice, as well as a free guest pass to The Cliffs (members, this is an extra guest pass for a friend!).
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (the exhaustive list can be found online)
1. Bring proper government-issued ID⁣⁣
2. Minimum 110 lbs⁣⁣
3. Eat well + drink fluids the day of!⁣⁣
4. No tattoos for the last 12 months⁣⁣
5. Age 16-75⁣
6. It has been at least 56 days since your last blood donation

Interested in donating? Register at the front desk or below.
RSVP & reserve a time slot here:

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