The New River Alliance of Climbers

The Filmfest

Amateur and otherwise filmmakers showcase life in outdoor Appalachia—$2000 in prizes, and one heck of an after party.

(Not) Work Week

Service in action for a full week (or more) culminating in the Appalachian Outdoor Film Festival. Help out for one day, two or more!

Anchor Replacement

There are 1000s of routes in the area, and we aim to make all of them safer. Here’s how we do it.

Who we are. What we do.

Latest Blog


The PsicoRoc Highlight Reel

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1640: the estimated total number of vertical feet PsicoRoc competitors climbed. 780: the estimated total number of vertical feet PsicoRoc competitors plummeted.

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One Big Week

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We crossed our fingers and put in the hard work to make it happen, but none of us really thought it could be THAT cool.

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Meadow River South Side Access

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In 2013, large boulders appeared blocking vehicular access to several of the Meadow River’s most visited crags.

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NRAC Membership

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Guidebook Author and Board Member, Mikey Williams discusses how to be a “member” of the New River Alliance of Climbers.

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We prefer your help, service and time, but we sort of need money, too. Hint.