Climbing & Caving

Outdoor Rock Climbing (Manchester Wall, Richmond, VA)
September 24

Take the short ride up 64 with us to Richmond for some awesome outdoor climbing at Manchester Wall. In addition to being one of the hottest climbing sites in the heart of Richmond, this sixty-foot granite wall is all that remains of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Bridge which spanned the James River for much of the 19th century. 


Outdoor Rock Climbing (Elizabeth's Furnace)
October 7-8

TAP is heading up to George Washington National Forest for climbing at Elizabeth's Furnace! Join us for a day of climbing and bouldering on natural rock and an evening camping with friends around the bonfire. 


Via Ferrata & Camp at Nelson Rocks, West Virginia
October 14-15

TAP Trip Leaders will guide you through an incredibly scenic route while secured on the mountain sides of Nelson Rocks. The via ferrata (Italian for “iron way”) is a mountain route equipped with steel cables, ladders, and other fixed anchors, for example wooden walkways and suspended bridges. Our highly skilled trip leaders will guide you along the mountain side on a secured course, while tethered to steel cables. Still not sure? Watch it here. Transportation and essential gear is provided.


Caving Trip (Glade Cave, VA)
October 21-22

Join us for a caving adventure at Glade Cave! See this Info Sheet for more details.


CCC - Canoe/Camp/Climb at the James River and Manchester Wall
November 5-6

The perfect TAP triad. We're off to RVA for a weekend of camping, canoeing on the James River, and Climbing at Manchester Wall.