[CMCEmail] AAC Events: Bishop, Pinnacles, J-Tree & More!

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A great slew of climbing events is rolling out this fall.  Some killer parties and climbing festivals as well as some great volunteer opportunities.  With events happening around the state, there's definitely enough to fill your weekends with great climbing and great people.

Check out the details for the Fall Highball Craggin' Classic, happening in Bishop, CA this November 7-9.  Beers, Pro Clinics, Parties, Slideshows, Music, Food, Auctions, Raffles.. good times in the beautiful Eastern Sierra.


Jeff Deikis
Western Regional Manager






  <https://gallery.mailchimp.com/60afa02764806293a37aacfda/images/e5137bea-0008-4b73-b03c-43a2019bf4b1.jpg> Yosemite Valley, CA  Come to the East Auditorium in Yosemite Village and join the speed demon Hollywood Hans Florine for an evening of stories about his adventures and exploits in the big ditch. There may even be a little history lesson or two!

Raffles, giveaways, stories, the Valley and good times.  Show starts at 8:00pm




Joshua Tree, CA Mark your calendars for the kickoff event of the Fall climbing season in JTree… Climb Smart 2014. A benefit for Friends Of Joshua Tree as well as JOSAR, this gathering at the Joshua Tree Astronomy Arts Theater and various venues in and outside of the Park is simply an awesome way to sharpen your trad skills, meet some amazing climbers, get to win piles of swag, give back to the Park and just have fun with loads of new climbers.

REGISTRATION:  <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=6407db64df&e=0ef367c907> CLIMB SMART 2014
MORE INFO:  <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=f829b45771&e=0ef367c907> FRIENDS OF JOSH





Oakdale, CA  The history of climbing told by climbers. Featuring films, authors, artists and more.  Topic for the 2014 festival, A Woman’s Reach - Adventures in a Parallel Realm.  Speakers include: Beth Rodden, Madaleine Sorkin, Heidi Wirtz, Pamela Shanti Pack and Mayan Smith-Gobat, Audrey Salkeld, Jan Sacherer, Arlene Blum, Irene Beardsley, Janie Taylor, Elaine Mathews, Cherry Schacher (Merritt), Rosie Andrews, Jill Lawrence, Annie Whitehouse, Kitty Calhoun, Maria Cranor, Mari Gingery, Beth Bennett, Carla Firey, Ellie Hawkins, Sibylle Hechtel, Barb Eastman-Kimbrough, Sally Moser, and Beth Wald.

REGISTRATION & INFO:  <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=8ac046e70d&e=0ef367c907> OAKDALE CLIMBERS FEST




Paicines, CA  Join us for another action packed weekend of teamwork and fun at the 2nd Annual Pinnacles Climber Appreciation Weekend in Pinnacles National Park!  FREE Park Admission, FREE Camping, FREE Climbing, FREE T-Shirt, FREE Sat night BBQ & Entertainment w/ AWESOME Gear Raffle & Auction!

REGISTER NOW:  <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=b17d2f1718&e=0ef367c907> PINNS 2014

For the stewardship volunteer work, this year we will define preferred pathways and eliminate "social trails" leading to the Upper Crust and also Pipsqueak Pinnacle and the Unmentionable.  Teams will further the excellent work started last year at Tourist Trap, Discovery Wall and Teaching Rock too.





Bishop, CA  Join the American Alpine Club and C.A.M.P. USA in Bishop, CA this November 7-9 for good times and a party for the ages at the annual Fall HIghball Craggin' Classic.  

  <https://gallery.mailchimp.com/60afa02764806293a37aacfda/images/2669a57f-a2cf-4962-a708-f1f18ee39a82.jpg> This year we'll feature the Bishop premiere of Valley Uprising: Yosemite's Rock Climbing Revolution; a slew climbing clinics taught by pros; our annual Buttermilk Adopt-a-Crag with a free local volunteer breakfast; some debaucherous partying and howling at the moon during the Climber Throwdown Party; beverages by our friends at New Belgium Brewing; local vegie burritos and hotdogs to keep you going; top-end silent auctions and raffles; music; bonfires; vendors; and a very special appearance by Eastside aficionado Dave Nettle as he presents, Big Granite: Seeking Long Routes in the Backcountry.  Don’t miss out!

$20 covers the whole weekend, tickets sold at the door.  Clinics are extra and need to be pre-registered online.

For full event details and to register for clinics visit our event webpage at:  <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=ab858cd601&e=0ef367c907> http://cragginclassic.com/#bishop




Caltech alpine club's reel rock fundraiser

Pasadena, CA  Join the Caltech alpine club at our annual screening of Reel Rock Film Festival on Nov. 14th at 7:30pm in Ramo Auditorium (Caltech campus, Pasadena, CA)!  Reel Rock is a great chance to get to know local climbers, meet the local search and rescue teams, and watch the highly anticipated Valley Uprising! You'll also have a chance to win tons of free gear in our raffle from local sponsors such as Patagonia, REI, Sport Chalet, local climbing gyms and many more! 

For more info, visit their event pages at:
 <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=f3252ed7a7&e=0ef367c907> https://www.caltech.edu/content/reel-rock-9-valley-uprising
 <http://americanalpineclub.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=60afa02764806293a37aacfda&id=08781b05a5&e=0ef367c907> https://www.facebook.com/events/1556875707878840/




Southwest Section holiday dinner

Los Angeles, CA  Join the American Alpine Club's Southwest Section for our Annual Holiday Dinner!  This year we have a special guest of honor: PETE TAKEDA!  Save the date!

This year the dinner will be at the Taix Restaurant (1911 W. Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday, December 6.  The evening kicks off with a no-host bar at 6:00pm with dinner beginning at 7:00pm.  Dinner includes soup, salad, bread, entree, and dessert.  There are three choices of entrees: Pasta Monegasque, Roast Top Sirloin, or Chicken Vol Au Vent.  After dinner the slideshow will begin, followed by post show drinks at the bar!

Tickets are $45 with all proceeds going to benefit the American Alpine Club.  

There will also be a great raffle and silent auction.

More details and registration information TBA!

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