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Cochran's Ski Area

910 Cochran Road

Richmond, VT 05477

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First annual event for new and current climbers to socialize, participate in clinics, and eat, sleep, and dream about Vermont rock climbing!

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Go to www.VermontClimbingFestival.com for up-to-date information.

Festival Pass: $35.00* admission to guests ages 12+; children under 12 are free.

Or purchase Festival Pass plus a Saturday Dinner ticket for an additional $14*.

Registration and Base camp: Cochran’s Ski Area

910 Cochran Road, Richmond, Vermont 05477

With rock climbing happening on cliffs in Bolton, Vermont.

• Climbing contests, slack-lining, workshops, & speakers (including The North Face professional climber Matty Hong)

• Test the latest climbing gear from various vendors

• Free drink from Halyard Brewing, + swag bag of freebies

• Raffle of climbing gear and outdoor recreation items

• Late night fun: band Brickdrop, dancing, & campfire stories

• Welcome to camp overnight! Bring your own tents/gear.

• Sunday morning breakfast & trail work: sharing is caring!

Admission includes the above, but clinics require additional ticket purchase. Clinics range from $80* to $195* depending on type and duration. Clinic participation requires purchase of a Festival Pass.

*Additional ticket processing fees will be added before check-out.

Besides being fun, this festival aims to raise awareness of the work done by CRAG-VT over the years, and to improve CRAG-VT involvement among local climbers. Proceeds from the festival go towards CRAG-VT.

CRAG-VT (Climbing Resource Access Group of Vermont) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1999 by local climbers dedicated to: land conservation and stewardship; fostering positive relationships between landowners, state agencies, and climbers; and promoting responsible climbing practices. In the last 15 years, CRAG-VT has purchased five large land areas and permanently negotiated access to many more, giving rock climbers well over 25 active climbing areas throughout the state!


Title Sponsors: Outdoor Gear Exchange and The North Face

Media Partner: Rock and Ice Magazine

Beverage Sponsor: Halyard Brewing Co.

Festival Sponsors: Access Fund, Adventure Spirit Guides, American Alpine Club, Black Diamond, Fjallraven, Garuka Bars, Knox Mtn Bags, La Minita, La Sportiva, Mammut, Metolius, MetroRock, Petra Cliffs, Petzl, RAB, Remarkably Human Adventures, Scarpa, SheFly, Skida, Sterling Ropes, Vermont Rocks Art, YOLO Snacks

Cancellation Policy:

Festival Passes are non-refundable. Clinic tickets are 75% refundable through August 20th, 2019. Clinic refunds are not available after August 20th, 2019. Should you be unable to attend your clinic and wish to sell your non-refundable clinic ticket, your ticket is transferable (transfer will not be complete until reviewed and approved by CRAG Vermont). If you do not show up for your clinic, you will not be given a refund. No refund once you have attended a clinic. To request a refund or transfer, email info@vermontclimbingfestival.com and festival organizers will give an initial response within 5 business days. Festival organizers may cancel a clinic for any reason. If the Festival cancels a clinic, your payment will be fully refunded. If clinic does not reach minimum participants required to take place (listed on the clinic description), the festival will cancel the clinic and give registrants the option for a full refund or to transfer into another clinic of equal value during the festival weekend (subject to availability). Clinics run rain or shine, unless otherwise decided by the guide.

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