Climb Right RVA - A FREE Event at Manchester Wall - 4/27-28


SATURDAY 4/27 - 9am-4pm. After Party at Vasen Brewery 6-9pm

SUNDAY 4/28 - 10am-3pm

After our Manchester Cleanup on 4/21, we will be hosting Climb Right RVA! This two-day FREE event consists of different climbing clinics at Manchester Wall right on the James.  We will have certified guides teaching beginner to advanced clinics on belaying, lead climbing, trad gear, movement, cleaning sport routes, rappelling, self-rescues, and more. There will be gear demos by Sterling, Wild Country, and Evolv as well as local food and drink vendors.

The purpose of this event is to help new climbers on sharpening their abilities.  Our goal is to help grow a supportive outdoor climbing community while minimizing risk and installing a strong respect for the environment.

Sign up if you plan to join us at a certain time, BUT, don't stress if you're not sure. There is no requirement to sign up and the class times are estimated, just show up when you can!

*Manchester Wall accessible from T.Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge or south side access.

Questions? Contact Aly Schaffner

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CANCELLED: Manchester Wall Clean Up - 4/21


Please note: This event is CANCELED!

DUE TO THE THREAT OF SEVERE FLOODING THIS WEEKEND WE ARE CANCELLING THIS CLEAN UP (Climb Right is still ON for next weekend! We'll see you there!)

In anticipation of our free Climb Right RVA event April 27th & 28th, we are coordinating a volunteer cleanup of Manchester Wall and the surrounding areas. Come meet Peak and Groundworks RVA from 9am -2pm April 21st. Väsen Brewing and Ninja Kombucha will be there sweating away with us. Wear closed toed shoes Please help out if you can.

*Manchester Wall accessible from T.Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge or south side access.

Questions? Contact Aly Schaffner

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RFM Summer Adventure Expo - 4/14


Join us for the 9th annual Richmond Family Magazine Summer Adventure Expo at Peak Experiences RVA at Sports Center of Richmond (SCOR)! At this long-standing, free, RVA family tradition, you’ll be able to learn more about summer camps from across the region and beyond, and kids ages 5-16 get a FREE climb. There will be games, crafts, live demonstrations, food, and prizes, so mark your calendar and join us on the huge covered outdoor field that you pass on I-95.

**PeakRVA will be open as normal this day but expect heavy traffic from 11am - 5pm. Open Climb will only be running at Peak Midlothian. Additional parking available on Overbrook Rd. and in the Holsten lot**

Sunday April 14 from 1-4pm

Peak Experiences RVA
1375 Overbrook Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220

Beta Night: Seneca Rocks - 4/11


Thursday 4/11 from 7-9pm at PeakRVA

All the beta you need to climb at and enjoy Seneca, WV.

We'll also be hearing from Shelly Rose of Pure Roots Nutrition on specific climbing nutrition.

BRB-Designs + Peak Experiences Bag-Collab. We will be starting the data collection part of our gym back-pack design and build the collaboration with BRB-Designs. 

As always, our good friends at Vasen Brewing (21+) and Ninja Kombucha will be serving up some delicious beverages. FREE for members and guests. We can't wait to see you there!

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Beta Night: New River Gorge - 3/7


Thursday 3/7 from 7-9pm at PeakRVA our head routesetter Eric Mahan will point you in the right direction on where to climb and what routes you'll want to try while you're there!

We'll also be hearing from Shelly Rose of Pure Roots Nutrition on how to fuel our bodies for those long climbing days.

All the while of course, enjoying some brews and 'bucha courtesy of our good friends at Vasen Brewing (21+) and Ninja Kombucha. FREE for members and guests. We can't wait to see you there!

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Competition Season


Winter begins a series of USAC events for open and youth competitors. This past weekend was Bouldering Open Nationals in which Ashima Shiraishi and Sean Bailey were the top finalists. Friday begins Bouldering Youth Nationals where 5 Peak Team members will be vying for first! We wish Del, Nicolas, Paul, Trip, and Tyler the best as they travel out to Oregon. Go Crush!

In January, 2019 Combined Invitational in saw two previous Riverrock competitors, Kyrie Condie and Zach Galla, take first place. This event was designed to help identify who will represent the United States in climbing in the upcoming Olympics.

Bouldering Open Nationals will be re-broadcast on ESPN 2, Feb. 17. To learn more about USAC Competitions and where to watch events visit

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USA Climbing Bouldering Divisionals - January 12-13


We will be hosting USA Climbing Bouldering Divisionals January 12-13! Come out and support your local Peak Team and watch some of the best climbers in the country compete for a spot at Nationals!

PeakRVA will be closed January 12-13 but spectators are welcome. The bouldering area at PeakRVA will also be closed beginning Sunday evening January 6 as we set for the competition. Bouldering will reopen on the 14th.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, meal ticket and will be entered into to a raffle. We are giving away 3 pairs of Butora shoes!

Sign Up to Volunteer

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