Mission, Vision and Values

MAA MISSION: To provide widespread climbing events, comprehensive instruction and meaningful personal connections to enrich our community, encourage a life of adventure and foster an appreciation for the natural world.

MAA VISION: To be an international network of climbers providing year-round local climbing, training, seminars, social events, and international expeditions focused on general mountaineering, rock climbing, ice climbing and all human-powered land-based mountain sports. Our members receive a personalized membership experience powered by abundant connections within a global community of active mountain enthusiasts. MAA strives to promote a life of adventure and an appreciation for the natural world where members can achieve their dreams.


  • THE POWER OF THE ASCENT - We continually strive to “climb higher” in all aspects of life

  • A LIFELONG PASSION FOR ADVENTURE - We encourage, enable and support all forms of human-powered exploration of the mountain world

  • TEAMWORK - We are a collection of inspired climbers who come together for the purpose of reaching our climbing goals within a safe, self-sufficient and supportive community

  • RESPONSIBILITY - We take responsibility to care for each other, our communities, and the natural world

  • SAFETY - The inherent risk in adventure is best managed with the experience and sound judgment of a strong, well-trained team

  • THE PURSUIT OF DREAMS - We believe everyone can achieve even their highest ambitions



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