October Monthly Meeting – Destination Climbing with Guide Gary Blevins

PATC-MS Monthly Meeting Destination climbing presentation at Rick Dotson's house (Oakton, VA) Join us Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 6:30 pm for our monthly meeting, this month hosted at PATC-MS Chairman Rick Dotson's home. Seneca Rocks Climbing School guide Gary Blevins will give a short presentation on some of his favorite climbing destinations, including Squamish, Cochise, Black […]

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Annual Seneca Rocks Chili Cook-off and Climbing Weekend

Seneca Shadows Monongahela National Forest, Riverton, WV

Annual Seneca Rocks Chili Cookoff Trip Friday, October 15 - Sunday October 17 (cookoff Saturday evening) Seneca Rocks, West Virginia OPEN TO ALL - BRING YOUR OWN CLIMBING PARTNER! This fun annual gathering serves as the last big event to closeout another amazing rock climbing season, and to commemorate the fall of the Gendarme pinnacle […]

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Buzzard Rocks Sport Climbing Trip

Buzzard Rock WPQ6+3H Lake Frederick, Virginia, Lake Frederick, VA

Join PATC-MS on October 16, 2021 for a day of climbing at Buzzard Rocks in Elizabeth Furnace near Front Royal, VA. Buzzard Rocks is a west facing crag known for its run-out sport and trad routes on grippy slab with beautiful views of the valley below. Climbing Info: https://www.mountainproject.com/area/106152557/buzzard-rocks Please arrange for a partner and make travel plans […]

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Ladies’ Climbing Meetup

Sugarloaf Mountain Sugar Loaf Mt Dr, Dickerson, MD

Join us for another PATC-MS event for those who identify as female, non-binary, or trans. We will be trad climbing/top roping at Sugarloaf Mountain from 9am-1pm. There will be a social at Sugarloaf Winery after the climbing. The group will meet under the pavilion by the porta potties a the West View Parking Lot at 9am - please […]

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Safe Harbor Sport Climbing Trip

Park and Ride - Safe Harbor 228W+2R, Adelphi, MD

Join PATC-MS on Saturday, November 6, 2021 for a day of climbing at Safe Harbor in southeast, Pennsylvania. Safe Harbor is a sunny sport crag that is perfect for cool-to-cold weather climbing. It is 1.5 to 2 hours drive. The trip is limited to PATC-MS members and is capped at 10 climbers. There is a […]

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Old Rag top roping and trad trip

Old Rag

From MP: Old Rag is the traditional climbing crown of Virginia. For those willing to brave the somewhat lengthy approach with a full rack and rope, gorgeous single pitch, Joshua Tree-esque granite awaits you. Classic splitters, corners and faces on very old and bomber rock define this area. There are a few routes that go […]

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Women’s winter hike at Sugarloaf

Sugarloaf Mountain Sugar Loaf Mt Dr, Dickerson, MD

Beat the winter blues and join all who identify as women or non-binary on a hike at Sugarloaf mountain. It might be too cold to climb but we can still get out and have fun. We will meet up for lunch after at the Comus Inn. Bring water and good shoes. Dogs welcome! We will […]

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Mountaineering Kickoff Hike #1 and Fitness Overview – Sun, Jan 9

Old Rag

To kick off our first PATC-MS mountaineering mini-course event, come join our first hiking opportunity for 2022 - to Old Rag! We'll gather at 9am at the Old Rag parking lot and start our way to the summit. On our way, we'll talk about fitness requirements for mountaineering, Zone 1/2 heart rate control, moving in […]

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Monthly Meeting

Zoom meeting

Our next meeting will be 7pm, January 12 over Zoom. Bianca Eulitz, PATC-MS member and personal trainer, will talk about climbing related injuries and prevention. Description and Zoom link are below. Kinstretch: "A movement enhancement system that develops maximum body control, flexibility, and usable ranges of motion." In this Kinstretch demo/clinic we'll discuss some common […]

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Alpine Skills Weekend 2022

AT CAPACITY. We are no longer accepting RSVP's Each winter PATC-MS offers an Alpine Skills Weekend (ASW) to share our members’ mountaineering experience from around the world. No prior experience is required. Participants must obtain (rent, borrow, buy) mountaineering equipment and winter clothing for potential extreme weather conditions. The primary purpose of ASW is to […]

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Women’s meetup at Movement Crystal City

Movement Crystal City 1235 S Clark St, Arlington, VA

Time for our January gym meet up for anyone who identifies as a woman, non-binary, or trans. Meet by the yoga room at 9:30. You'll need to either purchase a day pass or have a membership.

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Gear Swap

AT: Port City Brewing Co