Philly Chapter AAC events are open to everyone. We’d love to see you join us as a part of the AAC, but regardless of your membership status, we want you to come out and have a good time!
— Benjamin Franklin

UPCOMING EVENTS


NO MANS LAND FILM FESTIVAL 

Date: Saturday, February 3rd

Time: 5:00-10:30 pm, Film @ 8:30

Location: Gravity Vault Radnor

 

No Man’s Land is an outdoor adventure film festival celebrating women in pursuit of the radical. From backcountry skiing to bikepacking, rock climbing to trail running, this festival highlights incredible athletes through a uniquely female lens. Join us for a night of climbing, learning, fun and inspiration! All ages, genders and experience levels are welcome.

 

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES: 

  • Admission to the film screening
    The films begin at 8:30 pm.
    Bring your own chair/picnic blanket

  • Gravity Vault day pass and gear rental
    Open gym climbing is from 5-8 pm

  • Access to all of REI’s drop-in workshops at the event, no registration required
    Workshops include Fix-a-flat, Navigating By The Sun and Pack a Backpack

  • Free pizza and drinks

  • A raffle ticket to win swag from our sponsors

**AAC volunteers will be on hand to help belay and coach new climbers who would like to learn what climbing is all about. 

 

IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS BY SIGNING UP FOR A CLINIC 

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors, clinics are only $15 each. Register early. Space is limited. 

Belay clinic (5-7pm)

For new climbers who want to learn how to manage the ropes and climb safely. This class covers climbing equipment, climbing knots, and proper belay technique.

Rappel clinic (5-7pm)

Learn how to safely and efficiently set up a rappel, then practice rappelling on Gravity Vault’s 30-ft rappel tower.

Women’s Climbing Technique Clinic (5-7pm)

We will focus on techniques for improving pacing and route reading, increasing endurance and learning system board routines, boosting efficiency to avoid wasted energy, and more!

 

LOCATION

The Gravity Vault

175 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, PA

Steps from Radnor stop on the Norristown high speed line and a 5-minute walk from the Radnor station on the Paoli/Thorndale line

 

TICKETS


$20 general admission

Discounted early-bird tickets available until 1/18. 

AAC Members, GV Members, and college students under 22 use coupon code AACPHL at checkout for an additional $5 off  ticket price.


PAST EVENTS


2017

NOVEMBER 4TH- REEL ROCK 12

SEPTEMBER 28TH- THE STORY SWAP

JUNE 23RD- 25TH- ROAD TRIP TO THE GUNKS

MARCH 29TH- SPRING PINT NIGHT

2016

NOVEMBER 12TH- REEL ROCK PHILADELPHIA

OCTOBER 15TH- GYM TO CRAG TRANSITION/ ANCHOR BUILDING CLINIC

AUGUST 29TH - UELI STECK SPEAKER SERIES @ THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES

JULY 21ST- SUMMER PINT NIGHT @ WAHOO'S

JUNE 17TH- CLIFFHANGER MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK

APRIL 21ST - THE SWAP @ RUBA CLUB STUDIOS

MARCH 31ST - HOLD FAST: A. WILDMAN BENEFIT @ THE IRISH POL

MARCH 16TH - MOVIE NIGHT @ THE ART DEPT. 

MARCH 1ST- ANGOLA. THE NORTH FACE SPEAKER SERIES WITH ALEX HONNOLD. 

FEBRUARY 17TH- WINTER PINT NIGHT @ THE INSTITUTE

2015

NOVEMBER 14TH- REEL ROCK 10 PHILADELPHIA @ RUBA CLUB STUDIOS 

AUGUST 21ST- MERU FILM PREMIER AND AFTER PARTY 

JULY 8TH- STORY SWAP. TALES FROM THE SHARP END

MAY 9TH- MT GRETNA ADOPT A CRAG

APRIL 25TH-26TH- BIRDSBORO CLIMB AND CLEAN