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February 4, 2019

Cochise Stronghold Rock Climbing

It's no wonder that some of the best climbing in Arizona is located in Cochise Stronghold. Massive formations, bomber rock, and diverse climbing styles are some of the things you would expect to find at a mega-classic climbing area; Cochise is no exception.

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April 18, 2017

Winter Bouldering Areas in Pennsylvania

If you are looking for Winter Bouldering Areas in Pennsylvania you are in luck.  Many areas in the Keystone State offer some excellent opportunities to get out and boulder where there is abundant shelter and excellent problems.  Many climbers brave the harsh winter in Pennsylvania, and rightfully so. True, climbing areas in the Northeast  are not frequented […]

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April 18, 2017

Traxx Bouldering Area

The Traxx Bouldering Area is located in Scranton, Pennsylvania in the heart of Northeast PA. Most climbers visit this area because of its 10 minute approach and Gunks-like boulders. Others who visit this area are immediately impressed with the overhangs and giant blocks that litter the sides of an old line of raiload tracks, hence […]

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April 18, 2017

Philly Bouldering

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April 18, 2017

Bouldering Outside Philly

[fblike url="https://www.facebook.com/nextascentguidebooks/" style="button_count" showfaces="false" width="450" verb="like" font="arial"]         When I started bouldering in Pennsylvania, I thought I would just drive to the guns like everyone else, nothing good to be in PA right? I never thought I would be just as excited to spend all my weekends in PA instead.Bouldering outside Philly […]

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November 23, 2015

Northeast Rock Climbing

Northeast Rock Climbing Climbing in the Northeast is as good of an experience as Colorado, California, or anyplace else with rock.  Sure the crags may not be as grand as Yosemite or Eldorado Canyon but Northeast Rock Climbing is amazing in its own right and offers an experience that is unto itself. Cliffs like Cannon Cliff […]

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August 4, 2015

Beacon Rock Closure

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June 3, 2015

Creating a Guidebook App

Although we are a new company (formed in 2015), making an app, or guidebook in general, is a massive undertaking. A huge amount goes into the process of creating a guide.  If you want to learn about our process, please contact us at: 509-nine nine five-2788 or email us at nextascentguides@gmail.com

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June 3, 2015

Make Something Incredible With Us

Author a guide, be a photographer, work on a project If you would like to help make a climbing guidebook for us we are currently seeking authors, photographers, and contributors. We started Next Ascent to provide the climbing community with the best beta possible. If you are interested in sharing beta for your local area […]

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June 3, 2015

Climbing Guidebook Apps

More than a Guidebook, More than an App Thanks for finding Next Ascent. We are a new-media guidebook publisher providing a new spin on the traditional guidebook. We create full-color print guidebooks and rock climbing guidebook apps. After quickly realizing that modern guidebooks quickly get outdated, we decided to find a solution to keep guidebooks […]

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