- Climbers Raise Funds For Stewardship Efforts at Rumbling Bald Climbing Area
- Climbing City of Rocks, ID: Live Your Dream Grant Trip Report by Sara Casey
- GORE-TEX & AAC Event Oct. 2 @the Silver Spring Civic Center in DC
- Seneca Rocks, WV Climbing WeekendOct. 11-14
- Slice O’ Pie Video Contest in the Southeast Kick-off
Drive down the spine of the Southern Appalachians and discover a life time of climbing challenge. Start in West Virginia and the pump of Seneca Rocks. Head south to the AAC campground at the New and tackle the 1600 sport and trad routes around the New River Gorge. Slip down the Blue Ridge into North Carolina for Stone Mountain's friction. Try the wilderness experience of Linville Gorge, the grade V aid lines at Looking Glass and the technical face, splitter cracks and superb bouldering of Rumbling Bald. Come back in the winter to chase our ephemeral southern ice!
Contact & Volunteer
Email your Southern Appalachian Section Chair, Danny McCracken at firstname.lastname@example.org
Email Southeast Regional Manager Lisa Hummel at email@example.com.
Email the Club's offices in Golden at firstname.lastname@example.org
Give the Club a call at (303) 384-0110
Southern Appalachian Section Chair
Danny McCracken became the Section Chair of the Southern Appalachian Section (SAS) in January 2014. An AAC member since 2005, he believes his role as Section Chair is to ensure the club is meeting the needs of its members in the SA. He hopes to expand t the value of the American Alpine Club to the climbing community by increasing the number of events across the entire section. Danny intends to continue delivering both the AAC Wilderness First Aid class and the AAC Rappelling Best Practices Clinic. He was certified as a Single Pitch Instructor by the American Mountain Guide Association in 2010 and has is certified as an Emergency Responder by the American Red Cross. You can reach him at 919 274 2054 or Danny.McCracken@gmail.com.