Olivia started as a member, took climbing classes, and has now been working for Petra Cliffs for just under a year. Olivia has a great sense of humor, motivation and a no BS attitude that we admire. She is excited to teach new climbers and to continue furthering her own skills... and we love her "fun fact!" Olivia, we miss you!
Liz, a mom and teacher (and so much more) has been climbing for almost a year, but she has certainly been bitten by the climbing bug (too soon?)! Here's to Liz and the crew that she climbs with-- we look forward to seeing them back in action soon.
If you've been into Petra Cliffs in the past few years, chances are you've interacted with GeneO at the front desk, in summer camp, or around the gym. Gene O is always smiling, always hungry to learn more about climbing and the industry, and seeks out challenges.
How have recreational and competitive sports impacted our lives, our communities, and our world? Join us Thursday evening, April 30 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...
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!