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Valley to Summit (, the region's guided wilderness adventure company, is offering this awesome Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing trip at a discounted rate of $65. You may bring your friends who are not members of this Meetup group at the same price per person. Please note that this trip is not exclusive to this Meetup Group. A RSVP does not reserve your spot, but is a helpful indicator. To reserve your spot(s), please read below for booking and payment instructions. For current availability, please contact Valley to Summit at 215-543-6171 or We spend the day in a beautiful gorge along a horseshoe bend in the Tohickon Creek in the High Rocks section of Ralph Stover State Park located in Bucks County, PA. The rock raises 200 ft offering great views of Tohickon Creek and the surrounding forest. The exposed climbing faces that we climb rang from 40ft to 100ft high and have over 100 climbing routes of all levels. Our professional guides will teach the basics of rock climbing and help you improve your top-roping skills and techniques. The goal is to facilitate a fun, informative, inspirational and recreational outdoor rock climbing experience. The Intro to Outdoor Rock Climbing trip is designed for first time climbers (no indoor or outdoor experience) and for those who would like to transition from indoor gym climbing to climbing on real rock in the great outdoors. The Intro trips are also good for intermediate climbers as the guides setup a multitude of easy, medium and hard climbs. The groups are generally limited to 12 participants and Valley to Summit generally maintains a guide-to-client ratio of 1:6, providing everyone with time to climb and for individualized instruction. The guides will review: - Belay Instruction - Climbing Gear (all gear included: shoes, helmet, harness, rope, etc.) - Body Movement - Tying into the rope using a figure-eight on a follow-through knot. - Climber and Belayer Safety Checks - Climbing Techniques - Communication Calls - Foot Positioning: Smears, Edging - Use of Hand Holds: Edges, Slopers, Buckets, Pockets - Objective & Subjective Hazards Unique to Outdoor Climbing - Climbing Ethics & Leave No Trace Considerations You will have ample opportunity to put to practice your newly acquired skills as you top-rope climb cliffs of various heights on a multitude of routes with unique rock types and features. ___________________________________________________ Online Booking Instructions: 1. Visit: 2. Scroll down to "Ralph Stover" and click the blue "Book Now" button 3. Select desired Date and Time 4. Select number of Tickets by clicking the (-) and (+) buttons 5. Enter Contact Information 6. Click yellow "Continue" button at bottom of page (you may have to scroll down) 7. Click the blue "Click here to redeem Gift Card / Promo Code" link and enter promo code "MUROCK65" and click yellow "Apply" button (discount is per ticket) 8. Enter credit card information (all major credit cards accepted) 9. If the information is correct, then click the yellow "Process Booking" button 10. You will receive a confirmation email 11. Questions? Call 215-543-6171 or email

High Rocks Vista Parking lot

150 Tory Rd · Pipersville, PA

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Are you a seeker of adventure? Do you daydream of the great outdoors? Is your soul itching for a wild wilderness immersion cleansing? Are you longing for crisp mountain air, meandering mountain streams, the sounds of silence and ridge-line hikes? Or do you have a longing to experience outdoor rock climbing and rappelling, or exploring the winter landscape with snowshoes and crampons?

Well, you’ve found the right place to quench your thirst, to satisfy that urge, to expand your comfort zone and to reconnect or deepen your connection with nature. We arrange day hikes, backpacking trips, outdoor rock climbing and rappelling adventures, white water rafting trips, snowshoeing trips, frozen waterfall exploration hikes and other exciting adventures. We're a group of outdoor adventure travel enthusiasts who love to explore Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, as well as other out-of-state destinations.

We are so honored to have Valley to Summit, LLC ("VTS") as the sponsor of this Meetup group. VTS, the region's premier outdoor guiding company, offers great discounts on most in-house adventures. To learn more about Valley to Summit, be sure to visit them at:

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Statement from Valley to Summit, LLC:

We have attracted a dedicated group of outdoor professionals to assist and guide us in our journeys. All trip leaders are at least certified in wilderness first aid or as wilderness first responders. We also have guides who are certified by the America Mountain Guiding Association as Single Pitch Rock Instructors and guides with decades of experience in their respective skills. Still others have relevant water-based certifications from the American Canoe Association. And many are either Leave No Trace Master Educators or Trainers. VTS carries insurance and, where required, operates under permits.

Mother Nature gifted our region with a plethora of unique outdoor recreation opportunities. We offer the adventurous soul who is seeking an escape from the daily grind many options to get out there. Our goal is to facilitate fun, informative, inspirational and recreational outdoor adventure experiences.

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