Guided Rock Climbing In The Gunks

Climb The Gunks of New York with a Guided Rock Climb Adventure

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The Shawangunk Ridge (also known as the Shawangunk Mountains, or The Gunks; pronounced by some locals as "SHONG-gum," is a ridge of mountains in Ulster County, Sullivan County and Orange County in the state of New York, extending from the northernmost point of New Jersey to the Catskill Mountains. Today this area known for its outdoor recreation, most notably as one of the major rock climbing areas of North America.

This climbing experience in The Gunks is perfect oudoor activity gift for all skill levels, from the first time climber through advanced climbers. Typically, the adventure consist of single pitch climbing and/or top-rope climbing, but can include multi-pitch climbing for more experienced climbers.

So whether you are looking for an introduction to climbing or to brush up on your climbing skills your guide will show you the ropes and have you off of the ground in no time!

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The Guided Rock Climbing In The Gunks Xperience CertificateĀ® is for one participant. You may be joined by up to 3 additional participants.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

New York, New Paltz

The Introductory Climbing Adventure of the Gunks is offered Monday thru Friday, April thru November, subject to availability. The experience begins at 9:00 AM.

The Gunks Guided Rock Climb has a clinic time of 8 hours and a total duration of approximately 8Ā½ hours.

Th Rock Climb Guided Adventure In The Gunks may be cancelled by the Instructor due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What to wear
Please wear flexible and comfortable clothing appropriate for the outdoors.

Additional Information
All necessary gear is included: shoes, harness, helmet and belay device. Please bring a lunch, and lots of water or sports drinks (at least 2 quarts), sunscreen, insect repellent, and a hat is also a good idea. Bring along a small to medium sized backpack to carry it all in, and don't forget your camera! (Transportation to The Gunks is not provided.)

All Instructors are experienced climbers. Instructors are with the students at all times. Guide gratuity is not included; gratuities for rock climbing guides are customary and typically range from 15-20% of the total trip cost.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form. If the participant is under the age of 18 a parent or guardian will need to sign the form prior to participation.

Participants are required to pay a $15.00 per person entrance fee into the Mohonk Preserve will be required on the day of the experience.


Cancellation Policy
All changes to reservations for The Guided Rock Climbing In The Gunks Experience require seven (7) days advance notice.

Xperience CertificatesĀ® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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