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AAC CRAGGIN’ CLASSIC: Devil’s Lake, Wisconsin

October 13 @ 12:00 am - October 15 @ 12:00 am CDT

Join the American Alpine Club and CAMP USA in Baraboo, WI this October 13th to 15th for the third annual Midwest climbing extravaganza, the Devil’s Lake Craggin’ Classic!

This 3-day, grassroots climbing festival is a true celebration of all things climbing, featuring films, speakers, clinics, comps, local and national gear reps, slideshows, and stewardship projects that define our sport and our community.

The 2017 Craggin’ Classic features the a full line-up of climbing clinics taught by pro athletes and Devil’s Lake Climbing Guides; a Bouldering Competition sponsored by the Wisconsin Climbers Association and dozens of industry brands; a Trad Climbing Competition, sponsored by Wisconsin Climbers Association and Black Diamond; a Climber Party featuring food by Madison’s Underground Food Collective and beer from Sixpoint Brewery. Additionally, enjoy live music, silent auctions and raffles with incredible deals on top-end gear and, on Sunday, a free volunteer breakfast followed by a variety of local crag stewardship projects–we’ll be working with the Ice Age Trail Alliance to repair and enhance our beloved Devil’s Lake State Park!


*Registration is currently closed, but will open on 8/14/17. Tickets are limited and will sell out. Please check back later for more information. All details listed below are subject to change until registration is officially open.

Includes: Event entrance Friday, Saturday, and Sunday including access to all entertainment (some limited seating may apply); AAC trucker hat and event cup; beer for those 21+; Camping Friday and Saturday night at Devil’s Lake State Park; and a local breakfast and coffee on Saturday and Sunday morning. Event ticket price does not include clinics, comps, admission into Devil’s Lake State Park, or additional food. See below for more details.

Up your game with an array of climbing clinics taught by professional climbing athletes and local guides from Devil’s Lake Climbing Guides. All clinics run Saturday, October 13th from 9:00am to 4:00pm. See below for clinic descriptions and details.

Throw your hat in the ring and compete against your peers for glory! Choose either the Bouldering or Trad comp, then strategize your plan to maximize efficiency while racking up points in your respective discipline. A bevy of great prizes await the winners!

*Current AAC members will receive a 10% discount upon registration checkout.