Climbing at Auburn Quarry

  • 09/17/2019
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Auburn Quarry
  • 6


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Join MAA members at the Auburn Quarry for fun top rope climbing on steep limestone. This low elevation area is temperate during the winter months and shoulder seasons, with a short drive from the city. There is a range of difficulty available, with all levels welcomeIdeal participants can belay safely and tie in.  Loaner gear may be available. We have room for up to 8. Hope to have you out with us!


  • What's happening: Top rope climbing at Auburn Quarry, 5.7 - 5.10 sport bolted routes, bolted anchors, 3/4 mile approach on a gravel road.
  • Where to meet: Quarry trail parking area on Hwy 49, just past the bridge. There is a fee to use the parking lot, or you can park on the highway and walk up.
  • Event Leader: Colleen Schemrich
  • Minimum / Maximum: 2,8
  • What to bring: Harness, shoes, helmet, belay device, locking carabiner, chalk if desired, sturdy footwear for the walk in, lunch, water, small daypack, jacket
  • Medical: If you have any medical conditions pertinent to your participation on this event, please inform the event leaders after registration.


  • In order to register you must be a Base or Apex member.
  • Event leaders are experienced volunteers, but may not be certified guides.
  • This event is free of charge. MAA receives no direct financial gain for organizing and supporting this event.
  • Participant safety is our top priority. The itinerary described is the plan; however, circumstances beyond the leader's control may necessitate changes.
  • The event begins and ends at the trailhead. MAA does not insure ridesharing or other travel arrangements and bears no responsibility for them. Carpooling, ride sharing, or anything similar is strictly a private arrangement among individuals.
  • MAA event leaders carry communication devices and a medical kit; The primary event leader has current wilderness first aid and CPR training as well as MAA policy training.

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