Rock Ice & Mountain Club

We Have A New Meeting Location

The Rock Ice & Mountain Club is very excited to announce that we have a new general meeting location. We will be holding our monthly general meeting at the Epicenter Sports and Entertainment facility located at 3215 Coffey Lane in Santa Rosa. This is an incredible facility with a variety of fun activities for the entire family. More importantly, they have a great conference room at the Victory House where we will have our general meetings. The Victory House has a full bar and menu where we can order food and drinks for the meeting.

Epicenter Sports and Entertainment | Epicenter (visitepicenter.com)

Who We Are

The Rock Ice & Mountain Club serves the climbing and outdoor community of the North San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We offer a chance to meet like minded people and get inspired by top notch presentations. Our monthly meetings are free to the general public.

Shows have included accounts of climbing in Nepal, Tibet, Russia, the Sierra Nevada, Europe and Bhutan. The club has organized trips in Sonoma County, the Sierras, the Cascades, as well as other climbing areas including Red Rocks, Joshua Tree, and Smith Rock.

There are Club meetings on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm at the Epicenter Sports and Entertainment Center located at 3215 Coffey Lane in Santa Rosa. At each meeting there is a raffle, a multimedia presentation, and an opportunity to mix with other climbers from the area.

Latest News:

April 4 – Chris McNamara: From Bigwalls and BASE to Building Mountain Communities

March 9, 2023

April 4 – Chris McNamara: From Bigwalls and BASE to Building Mountain Communities Chris McNamara shares his personal journey from outdoor first ascents to community first ascents in South Lake Tahoe and will provide examples and opportunities across the Sierra for outdoor and community development.

March 7: Ney Grant – Backcountry and Remote Climbing in the West: Rocks, Airplanes, Ebikes and Mules

February 16, 2023

March 7: Ney Grant – Backcountry and Remote Climbing in the West: Rocks, Airplanes, Ebikes and Mules Ney Grant is the author of two books, “Fifty Classic Destinations for Pilots” and his newest, “Fifty Classic Adventures in California”, a diverse adventure guide to many of the National Parks and adventure venues in California. Ney’s presentation will be on remote, backcountry climbing and canyoneering adventures in California, Nevada and Utah. Ney is a pilot and has used his plane both to extend his reach but also to scout new areas and new lines. Many of these areas are a challenge to reach so Ney and his wife Betsy have used the plane, ATVs, mules, ebikes and even a porter hired using an ad placed on Mountain Project. The presentation is designed as inspiration and motivation to climb and explore beyond the guidebook. As part of the evening program Ney will share descriptions and topos of several unpublished climbing areas and routes in both California and Nevada, including routes that Ney and Betsy established themselves. Just don’t expect an easy approach. Ney is an award winning photographer and you can preview his work and adventures on his flying blog at www.westcoastflyingadventures.com or … READ MORE

February 7 – Jerry Dodrill: Chasing Light – Adventures Behind the Lens

February 7, 2023

February 7 – Jerry Dodrill: Chasing Light-Adventures Behind the Lens Location: Victory House, Room 200 at the Epicenter, 3125 Coffey Lane, Santa Rosa Time & Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023 @ 7:30 PM (Social hour and free beer for members at 6:30) Photographer Jerry Dodrill will share stories from recent expeditions in the Grand Canyon, Greenland, and Kyrgyzstan.

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