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Intro to rock climbing in the Gunks

Intro to rock climbing in the Gunks

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Conquer your first rock climb in the scenic Gunks, one of the leading climbing areas in North America. Join Gauthier and Marty, a certified AMGA mountain guide and author of climbing guidebooks. His climbing history dates back to the late 1980s and soon started learning how to guide. For more than 2 decades Marty has been leading climbs up the mountains and still feels lucky to be able to share…
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What we’ll do

Get to grips with a wilder side to New York that you may not know about. Away from the bright lights of the urban jungle are the rugged cliffs of the Shawangunk Ridge, popularly known as the Gunks. Just 85 miles (135km) north of New York City, the quality quartz cliffs form the extreme eastern ridge of the Appalachian Mountains. Thick carpets of oak forest roll with the mountains which set a…

What I’ll provide

Sports equipment
Rock climbing equipment (helmet, harness, rock shoes, rope)

What to bring

Comfortable clothing
Picnic and 2 liters of water

Where you'll be

The Shawangunk Ridge, popularly known as the Gunks. It is 85 miles (135km) north of New York City, and forms the extreme eastern ridge of the Appalachian Mountains.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 14 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Intro to rock climbing in the Gunks
New experience
From $170/person
New experience
From $170/person