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We’ve partnered with some excellent guiding service organizations to get you the information and training you need to climb outside. As a bonus, Movement members can get special discounts.

East Outdoors

East Outdoors and its professional, certified guides provide a comprehensive program of outdoor rock climbing classes and trips designed to give mid-Atlantic climbers technical skills and experience for confident, independent outdoor climbing. Locally-owned and operated, East Outdoors’ mission is to spark personal and community growth by creating pathways for all to build their own relationships with the outdoors—from first climbs outside to advanced technical instruction for big objectives.

Built around core values of adventure, stewardship, and healthy communities, East Outdoors offers a full program of DC-area classes, weekend road trips and clinics, outdoor climbing summer camps for teens, and private guiding and custom events.

Movement members discounts

  • 10% off any East Outdoors booking or camp

Full class + trip schedule

American Alpine Institute (AAI)

AAI is dedicated to helping climbers raise their skills, protect the environments in which they climb, develop good judgment, and safely gain access to the great mountains of the world. We’ve partnered up with AAI to save you a little money and get you stoked to learn beginner and advanced skills in rock, alpine, or winter pursuits! All Movement and Movement members will save 10% off any many programs including:

  • Alpinism 1 – Introduction to Mountaineering
  • Alpine Mountaineering and Technical Leadership, Part 1
  • Glacier Skills and Crevasse Rescue
  • Winter Mountaineering in the Sierra
  • Avalanche Training – AIARE 1
  • Outdoor Rock Climbing – Intensive Introduction
  • Learn to Lead – Trad Rock Climbing Leadership
  • Technical Rope Rescue
  • And more!

Use the discount or promotion code: “Movement Member” or “Movement Member” when you’re checking out to snag your 10% savings.

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Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides (SRMG)

SRMG is one of the most respected guide services in the country with a more than 30-year history guiding at Seneca Rocks in West Virginia—and now, classes to build independent outdoor climbing skills for climbers in the DC area, from Intro to Outdoor Rock to Gym to Crag and Top Rope Anchors. Movement is excited to partner with SRMG to bring these exclusive discounts and courses offerings.

Movement Member Discounts

  • 10% off any seneca rocks mountain guide weekday 2- or 3-day course for 2 or more
  • 10% off private guiding for 2 or more on weekdays
  • 10% OFF DC-AREA CLASSES

Full class + trip schedule

Movement Member Road Trip: Seneca Rocks, WV

All roads lead to Seneca Rocks—the tallest peak on the East Coast only accessible through technical climbing. Unique fins of Tuscarora quartzite tower over a confluence of two rivers, offering spectacular multi-pitch climbing and breathtaking exposure that have called to climbers from all over the world since the 1940s. You’ll have the opportunity to build skills with a custom curriculum, or simply enjoy being expertly led up classic routes by the most experienced guides in the North Fork Valley. Get ready to stand on the summit of Seneca Rocks! This camping and climbing trip is open to all skill levels and includes:​

INCLUDED:

  • Camping at SRMG’s private creekside campground with full outdoor kitchen and amenities
  • Dinner Saturday night and breakfast Sunday morning
  • Two days of guided climbing

Dates (weekend class): April 30-May 1
Price:  $330
Ages: 11 +
Equipment provided: All rock climbing equipment included
Prerequisites: Belaying and top rope climbing experience

For more details or to book, visit their site, email Tom Cecil, or call anytime at 304-567-2115.

Outdoor Clubs

The Mountaineering Section of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club (PATC-MS)

PATC-MS is the premiere mountaineering, rock, and ice climbing club in the greater DC area. On any given day you can find PATC-MS members at the local crags or gyms. Since 1937 the club has provided a positive community for climbers of all levels to learn, grow, and thrive on vertical terrain. Members have access to informal training and mentorship, partially subsidized trips to local and distant destinations, conservation opportunities, access to the club gear closet, and eligibility for club grant programs. Join us and get on belay!

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American Alpine Club (AAC)

AAC’s mission is to share and support our passion for climbing and respect for the places we climb.

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Outdoor Advocacy Groups

Mid Atlantic Climbers (MAC)

MAC is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving access to climbing areas in the Mid-Atlantic region, while promoting responsible climbing and environmental stewardship. MAC serves as a liaison between the climbing community and the public and private land managers of the climbing areas in our region. There are tons of fantastic after-work crags and awesome weekend spots in the mid-atlantic, and it’s our mission to look out for them.

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