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Petra Cliffs December News

Updates, Holiday specials, Gift Card ideas, Members receive 10% discounts, Mini Monkeys & Climbing Team, Smuggs Ice Bash, Member Survey... and more! Please sign up for our e-newsletter to receive these updates in your inbox. We never share or sell your info, and only send 2-3 e-mails per month.

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Petra Cliffs and the Business Energy Action Challenge

The Challenge: Reduce our energy consumption by a target of 5% annually for 3 years, 2013-2015. We're on our way, and just replaced all of our high bay lights with energy-saving, motion-detector LED fixtures.

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Garuka Bars Support Vermont Foodbank

You know that little box of Garuka Bars on our Front Desk counter? Well this week, it's a BIG deal if you purchase one-- or five-- Garuka Bars will be donating one meal to the Vermont Foodbank for every bar sold this week, ending on Small Business Saturday. Stock up and help out our community!

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Online Registration Is Open for Beginner Level Ice Climbing Clinics!

We're happy to announce that Online Registration is open for Women's Ice and all Beginner Ice I Clinics. You'll find descriptions of the clinics, prices, dates, and more, then simply click the "Information & Booking" button on any page and you're on your way to an amazing adventure. If you prefer a phone call or registration in person, we absolutely still accept those methods too!

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Petra Cliffs on Burlington VT Mom's Blog and Try Vermont First

#shopvt2014 has arrived, and we're giving away a Birthday Party! This holiday gift guide, presented by BurlingtonVT Moms Blog and Try Vermont First, gives great, local gift ideas for everyone on your list and encourages all of us to spend our holiday dollars locally! Check out our page for giveaway details and a special Gift Card offer.

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Petra Cliffs and the American Mountain Guides Association

Petra Cliffs employees have been hard at work gaining training and certifications through the AMGA. Check out our new blog post of Steve, Andrea, Tim, and Chris's recent trainings, what it means for you, and some great photos!

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Online Registration Open for the ABS Bouldering Competition October 18

Pre-register for the ABS Bouldering Competition today and you'll be entered into an exclusive raffle for gear! Please help us speed up the check-in process on comp day by registering ahead of time.

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Change of Scenery: New art at Petra Cliffs

The current photography at Petra Cliffs displays the Desert Southwest from a climber's perspective: Indian Creek, St. George, and Moab, Utah, and Red Rock Canyon, Nevada. Crack climbing, desert towers, tape gloves, trad gear

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ABS, Reel Rock Film Tour & Smuggs Ice Bash!

Our calendars have been updated with some of our most exciting annual events. Check out dates, purchase tickets for Reel Rock, and get psyched for all types of climbing!

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Labor Day Hours and September Membership Specials

We'll be open for our regular hours on Labor Day. Come get your climb on and prepare for "Send" tember! Read more about Sending and Saving on these mega deals for September memberships.

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Follow us on Instagram!

Our Instagram feed is chalk full of climbing photos, new routes, kids programs, outdoor climbing, ice climbing, and all of our favorite people and places.

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Limited Climbing August 13

Petra Cliffs is excited to welcome the 92nd Street Y Trailblazers from New York, NY today! However, to maintain safety and a quality experience for everyone, will be limiting climbing to allow members only between noon and 5:00pm. Please visit us this evening or later in the week!

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August Free Member Clinic: Bouldering!

Learn the skills to get the most out of your bouldering session!

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Climbing Team & Mini Monkeys Starting September 15th!

Registration open 6pm 8/11/2014! Space is limited, sign up now!

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Vermont Jr. Expedition – Spaces Open!

Our southbound junior expedition is coming up August 5 - 8 and we need campers ages 10 to 16!

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Free Member Clinic E-mail on July 28

Our next Free Member Clinic will be in the form of a newsletter, “Epic Outdoor Food!” Read on as Lauren, the queen of camp food, gives suggestions for epic adventure fuel.

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SUMMAT Camps and Expeditions

Our camps are full for this summer; however we do occasionally have drop-outs, so follow our Facebook page as well as the website.

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Register for Outdoor Climbing Program Offerings

We’ve got a bunch of fantastic programs running this summer, from intro to advanced levels, there’s something for everyone!

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