GUNKS ROCK WEEKEND 2017

Take part in the first annual Gunks Rock Weekend, April 29, 30, May 1 and get ready for rock season!

Choose from multiple clinics on all the skills and techniques you need to get out on rock - from basic skills, top-roping, leading and multi-pitch climbs.

Any basic gear needed will be provided - helmets, harnesses, and rock shoes.

Rates are $150 per person per event and include the day passes for the park*

As an added bonus - Rock and Snow will offer 15% off to all GRW registrants. All you need is to print out and show them the confirmation email we send when you register for it.

*there are no discounts extended in this event for Mohonk Preserve members.

Clinics & Events Schedule

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Introduction to Rock Climbing

Have you recently started rock climbing, or never climbed before? We will introduce you to the equipment, techniques and safety checks needed to rock climb.

Limited to 12 participant on a 4:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Introduction to Rock Registration

Top Roping Anchors, Part 1

For climbers who are interested in getting out on your own top-roping, we are offering two, one-day clinics covering the skills you need to build natural and/or bolted top ropes.

This is part 1 in a 2 part series. You can choose to take part 2 on Sunday, April 30th, or at another date of you choice with us.

Part 1 will cover: anchor selection with trees, boulders, and/or bolts, anchor building, tether lines, and basic belaying skill review

Part 2 will include: review and more practice of anchor building, rappelling off the anchor, ground management, belay skills.

Limited to 8 participants on a 4:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Part 1 Top Rope Registration

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Intermediate Rock Climbing Skills

For climbers who have some previous experience and want to take it to a higher level, we'll show you more of the skills you need to climb more efficiently such as; improved climbing techniques for crack, face, overhangs, etc., seconding a lead - cleaning the gear, etc., multi-pitch techniques - knots for anchoring, stance management, etc., basic rope management, rappelling with a back up, and provide you with as much rock climbing as possible

Limited to 8 participants on a 4:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Intermediate Rock Climbing Skills Registration

Top Roping Anchors, Part 2

For climbers who are interested in getting out on your own top-roping, we are offering two, one-day clinics covering the skills you need to build natural and/or bolted top ropes.

This is part 2 in a 2 part series. You can choose to take part 1 on Saturday, April 29th, or at another prior date of you choice with us.

Part 2 will include: review and more practice of anchor building, rappelling off the anchor, ground management, belay skills.

Limited to 8 participants on a 4:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Part 2 Top Rope Registration

Introduction to Lead Climbing

For experienced climbers looking to get out on the sharp end and start leading, we're offering the first day in our lead climbing program. We'll cover: gear placement, extension, and anchor building; methods of belaying and lowering off the anchor; mock leads and rappelling safety tips.

This is for climbers who have prior experience and are familiar with traditional gear removal, can tie the basic knots (figure eight and a clove hitch), and rappelling. Participants will need to provide their own basic rack - nuts, cams, carabiners, slings, and cordellette - for use in the clinic.

Limited to 8 participants on a 4:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Introduction to Leading Registration

Monday, May 1, 2017

Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in the Trapps or Near Trapps

Looking to get out on some great routes in the Gunks that you haven't had a chance to yet, or aren't comfortable leading? We'll team you up with one other participant and your own private guide to set off and knock off some climbs!

Limited to 8 participants on a 2:1 climber-to-guide ratio. All equipment provided.

Multi-Pitch Climbing Registration

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