Mazama Mountaineering Center


The Mazama Mountaineering Center (MMC) is a vibrant hub of activity for the outdoor community in Portland, Ore. It is open year round and host a variety of classes, camps, and public events at this facility.

As in year’s past, the MMC will be the central location for the Portland Alpine Festival. Check out the complete PAF 18 schedule for information about the clinics, seminars, and presentations taking place at the MMC.

Learn more about the Mazama Mountaineering Center

Planet Granite Portland


Located in the Northwest Pearl District of Portland, this 30,500 square foot gym is a world-class training facility for beginners and elite athletes alike.

This year, Planet Granite (PG) will be hosting a variety of clinics and for the 2nd year running, the PAF Ice Climbing Competition. See the complete clinic schedule for more information about PAF 18 at PG.

Learn more about Planet Granite Portland.

Source climbing center


Since 2011, the Source's mission has been to create a better climbing experience by focusing on their core values: relationships, integrity, smart climbing, and kaizen.

This year, the Source will be hosting PAF climbing clinics on every day of the festival, including Good Enough Anchors, Multi-Pitch Efficiency, Lead Climbing, and Movement. Check out the full clinic schedule for details on the athletes teaching these clinics, as well as dates and times. 

Learn more about Source Climbing Center.

Melody event center


This year's Summit event will be taking place at the Melody Event Center in SE Portland. 

The Melody Event Center is located on the corner of SE 6th Ave and Alder St. There is no official parking lot, though there is metered street parking available and there are several pay/hour lots in the neighborhood. 

The Summit will be taking over the Melody for the evening, with activities and presentations in all rooms of the building. All rooms in this venue are ADA accessible.

Learn more about the Melody Event Center.