Catskills, NY


The Catskills offer incredible ice climbing that is only 2 hours north of New York City. From lower-angles flows of ice, to overhanging walls, to multi-pitch cascading waterfalls, the Catskills have climbing for all levels of ice climbers. We offer professional instruction and guided climbing daily from December through March.

Popular locations for ice climbing include:

Kaaterskill Clove - located on RT 23A from Palenville to Haines Falls, it includes all the areas located at: Moore's Bridge; the ravines (Hilyer, Viola, Wild Cat, and Buttermilk Falls), Asbestos Park, and Kaaterskill Falls.

Platte Clove - located on County RT 16, it includes the Platte Clove water falls (Platte Kill, Bridal Veil, and Japanese Falls), the Devil's Kitchen, and the Black Chasm.

Stoney Clove - located on RT 214 near Notch Lake, it includes all routes on the east and west side of Stoney Clove.

Deep Notch - located on RT 42 near the crest of the hill, it includes all routes on the east and west side of Deep Notch.