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Hiking and scrambling in the Gunks

Hiking and scrambling in the Gunks

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Discover a wilder side of New York in the Shawangunk Mountains on a trip that mixes hiking and scrambling. 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 to be a guide. For more than 2 decades Marty has been leading climbs and hikes up the mountains and feels lucky every time…
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What we’ll do

The Shawangunks, popularly shortened to the Gunks, is a long ridge that forms the extreme eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains. Its wild beauty of rugged cliffs, thick oak forest, lush green hills, and wealth of biodiversity, is just 85 miles (135km) north of New York City. Famed for its rough and tough quartz rock, the Gunks is one of the top rock climbing areas in the whole of North…

What I’ll provide

Sports equipment
Daypack, day pass

What to bring

Hiking shoes or boots
Comfortable clothing
Picnic with a bottle of water

Where you'll be

The Shawangunks, popularly shortened to the Gunks, is a long ridge that forms the extreme eastern edge 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 10 and up can attend.

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.

Gauthier
Hiking and scrambling in the Gunks
New experience
From $210/person
New experience
From $210/person