Latest News at Petra Cliffs

We would like to invite you to participate in Petra Cliffs SumMAT Camp 2016. We have been working hard already to ensure that we bring you the greatest adventure day camp in Northern Vermont (and arguably in the country, as we have several visitors from other countries!). For returning campers, we're getting outside every day- rain or shine- and our classic activities lend themselves to a choice of challenge levels. For older campers, we have overnight options to go farther, higher, and bigger than day camp. Check out our selection of Day Camps and Overnight Expeditions! Read...

This year the Smuggs Ice Bash hosts its 10th year of the festival, celebrating Vermont’s rich history in winter climbing, which began in the early 1950’s. The festival’s ice climbing clinics teach beginners (no climbing experience necessary) to intermediate and advanced climbers looking to improve their technique, knowledge and experience with professional guides from Petra Cliffs Mountaineering School and Guest Guides from all over the Northeast. Read...

2016 is the Chinese Year of the Monkey! Get into the swing of climbing with our professional and fun instructors - select from classes geared toward the total beginner, for those with some skills who want to improve their technique, to those who want to explore the realm beyond top roping: Learn to Lead. Clinics are three weeks long and include the use of rental gear, plus an additional 3 visits to come practice outside of class. A great way to meet new people! Members receive 10% off. Read...

Meru had a very quick debut in Burlington, if you blinked you may have missed it! Here's your chance to see Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk's determination, heartbreak, friendship, sacrifice, hope and obsession on the high-stakes big wall of the Shark's Fin of Mount Meru, 21,000ft. Read...

Don't miss this opportunity to save some money on your membership this winter. Not a climber? Then gift a membership to your crazy friend or relative who love to get vertical! Read...

Reel Rock Film Tour: Friday, November 13, 7:30pm: BUY TICKETS HERE!

November Vacation Camp: No school, no problem! November 23, 24, 25, 27

Gift Cards for sale for the Holiday Season: give the experience of a lifetime-- indoor climbing day passes, memberships, birthday parties, ice climbing, Avalanche education courses, backcountry skiing, and much more! Read...