Petra Cliffs News

Women, Sport and Social Change

How have recreational and competitive sports impacted our lives, our communities, and our world? Join us Thursday evening, February 6th at Petra Cliffs Climbing Center in Burlington for a panel discussion with local leaders who are actively involved in promoting sports in Vermont and are engaged in uplifting the voices of all girls and women in sports...

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Special Events

Smuggs Ice Bash: Another Successful Year

The 2020 Smuggs Ice Bash saw many new faces, with a wild competition, warm temperatures, and engaging clinics all weekend. Thank you to our staff, guides, sponsors, vendors, competitors and participants! Great wrap up article by neice.com.

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Film: Pretty Strong March 6

From 5.13 big walls in Yosemite to 5.14 sport climbs in Mexico to V14 boulder problems in Colorado, Pretty Strong follows eight of the world’s strongest female climbers as they explore new climbing areas, send hard projects, and push the boundaries of the sport and themselves. Get your tickets ahead!

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SumMAT Camp Registration Opens February 1

On Saturday, February 1, SumMAT Camp will open its registration. Look for our classic camps and also some new offerings for 2020!

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Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Deals

Thank you for being a part of our community! This Friday and Saturday we have some special offers for up to 25% off to get you moving in this cold and dark season!

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Boulder Comps November 2nd...

On November 2nd you'll have the chance to climb over 60 new boulder problems...

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$10 Day Pass Deal on 10/10

Today only-- pre-purchase up to 10 Day Passes at only $10! Keep for yourself or give as gifts... but get them while they're hot!

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Members Morning Climb - 8am-10am

Are you a member? For the Month of October we're opening the facility two hours early on...

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Free Member Clinic: Anchor Construction/Deconstruction

It's SENDtember! Before you head out to the crags to crush all those projects of yours, come freshen' up on ...

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September Specials are Here!

Sendtember is among us as we've exciting membership options going on through the entire month!...

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LGBTQA+ Climbing Night: Friday the 13th

On September 13, join Petra Cliffs and the Outdoor Gear Exchange for the first ever (official) LBGTQ+ Climbing Night! Come climb & boulder, learn to belay, or work on your project in a safe, low stress, pressure free environment. Pre-register for a super deal!

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It's Prime Time for Outdoor Climbing!

Fall is the best time in the Northeast for outdoor climbing! Conditions are ideal right now to try your first outdoor climb, learn how to place traditional gear, or perhaps to practice rescue skills for those "what if" scenarios while climbing with friends.

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Staff Spotlight: Olivia Hunt

Olivia Hunt has one of the longest tenures at Petra Cliffs-- and she's only 19! From starting out on a very small climbing team at age 8 to taking on work as a coach and camp leader- check out a bit about Olivia!

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Staff Highlight: Tim Farr

We're excited to have Tim Farr as our Staff Highlight for July! The man, the myth, and on his way to legendary status-- his name will go down in guidebooks for first ascents around Smuggs and Bolton, and we learn a little more about Tim's roots in his interview. Read on!

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July 4th - Flash Sale - 30% Off!

Happy 4th! In celebration of the 4th of July, we're offering a 1-day only 30% off sale....

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