Support our local stores! Below are the 2022 Gear Nights for our Basic Climbing Class & Instructors. There will be a few instructors on hand to answer any questions, as well as the incredible staff at each location. These retailers have gotten a keen sense of what people in our course (and others like it) are needing this time of year, so come prepared with questions!

Ascent Outdoors

Wednesday March 9 - 7pm-9pm

5209 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle WA 98107


Wonderland Gear Exchange

Thursday March 17 - 6pm-8pm

122 NW 36th St. Seattle WA 98107

  • Best for: Secondhand gear at affordable prices.

  • WAC Exclusive Deal: If you purchase $50 of gear, you’ll receive a $20 store credit for next time

  • What’s new: Expanded climbing & mountaineering department.

  • *Store closes at 7pm, WAC invited to shop store hours 6-7pm and then stay for 1 extra exclusive hour. Hard stop at 8pm.

Feathered Friends

Wednesday March 23 - 6pm-8:30pm

263 Yale Ave N, Seattle WA 98109

  • Best for: High-end technical gear like sleeping bags, puffy jackets, down booties, backpacks, more.

  • WAC Exclusive Deal: 15% off items on the WAC gear list, 10% off Feathered Friends items (Students only)

  • *Store closes at 7pm, WAC invited to shop store hours 6-7pm and stay for 1.5 extra exclusive hour.

Outdoor Research

Wednesday March 30 - 5pm-7pm

2203 1st Ave South, Seattle WA 98134

  • Best for: Technical apparel & accessories. The best gloves & gaiters in town!

  • WAC Exclusive Deal: 15% off

  • *Store closes at 5pm, WAC exclusive event from 5-7pm