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USAC Youth Bouldering Competition October 13

Registration is open for the October 13 USAC Youth Bouldering Competition! Register before September 30 to receive a t-shirt included in your registration.

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Year End Punch Card Sale

Ready to get a jump start on the new year or your new years resolutions? Today only we are running an EPIC sale on

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Black Friday Sale at Petra Cliffs!

It's that giving time of year! Make sure to stop into the gym on Black Friday for a sale you won't want to

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Tonight, May 30th: Evolv Shoe Demo at 6pm!

Try out a pair of the 2017 Evolv Shoe Line tonight at your Locally owned and community focused climbing gym! If you have ever been curious...

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USA Youth Climbing Competition April 23: Registration Open

Saturday, April 23, Petra Cliffs will host a local competition for the 2016 USA Climbing sport & speed competition season. Register online now, link to waiver, and schedule.

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Happy International Women's Day! Tuesday, March 8

Come check out the events we'll have going on at Petra Cliffs!

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March 5: Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade: Fundraiser for the Vermont Foodbank

Did you know that 1 in 4 Vermonters need food help? We’re taking action against hunger by participating in the Magic Hat Mardi Gras parade. Through programs and a network of 225 food shelves and meals sites, the Vermont Foodbank helps feed as many as 153,000 Vermonters each year. The Vermont Foodbank performs miracles through your donations : $10=30 meals !!! Thank you for your consideration to help end hunger in Vermont!

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10th Annual Smuggs Ice Bash - January 22-24, 2016

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.

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Meru Film Showing at Petra Cliffs December 11

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.

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Marathon & Memorial Day Hours

Opening late on Sunday, May 24; open regular hours on Monday, Memorial Day!

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We're Featured in NY Times & Burlington Free Press!

We love when people think about winter, and we love when people recognize the programs that Petra Cliffs Mountaineering School offers! Check out the Burlington Free Press article, "Get Out: The Challenge of Ice Climbing," and the New York Times article "Getting into Backcountry Safely."

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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 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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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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