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Shawangunks, NY ›

The Shawangunks, or "Gunks", are legendary for rock climbing. Located only 90 miles north of New York City, the Shawangunks are a common day trip for climbers living in the NYC area. They offer over one thousand great climbs from single-pitch to multi-pitch routes at multiple locations from Minnewaska State Park, to the Mohonk Preserve to Mohonk Mountain House. See the photos below and see why it's the best place on the East Coast to...

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Catskills, NY - Ice Climbing ›

Located just north of the Gunks, near Hunter, New York, the Catskills host a lifetime worth of ice climbing and they are only about 2 hours north of New York City. Here is just a sample of what's possible - check out the new, third edition of An Ice Climber's Guide to the Catskill Mountains to see all of what is has to offer.

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Adirondacks, NY - Ice Climbing ›

Located around Lake Placid in northern New York, the Adirondacks host a lifetime worth of ice climbing. Here is just a sample of what's possible.

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Mount Rainier, WA ›

Alpine Endeavors has been a recipient for a special use permit for Mount Rainier National Park for the past few years. Our trips here have allowed us to climb on the Emmons and Kautz Glaciers. Here are some highlights of those trips.

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El Dorado Peak, WA ›

Located in North Cascades National Park, El Dorado Peak offers some great introductory and intermediate objectives. Guarded by a long 6hr - 8 hr approach, the El Dorado Peak area allows access to many options. Here's some highlights from our past climbs from the El Dorado's East Ridge, and the Dorado Needle.

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Forbidden Peak, WA ›

Located in the North Cascades National Park, Forbidden Peak offers many great objectives such as the West RIdge (one of the Fifty Classic Climbs), East Ridge Direct, and North RIdge. A visit here and you'll soon see why the North Cascades is known as the "Alps of America". Please enjoy our photos of some past visits.

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Mount Shuksan, WA ›

Located in the North Cascades National Park, like many of the other peaks in the area, Mount Shuksan offers many great objectives such as the Sulphide Glacier, Fischer Chimneys, and North Face. A visit here and you'll soon see why the North Cascades is known as the "Alps of America". Please enjoy our photos of some past visits.

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Carstensz Pyramid, New Guinea ›

Carstensz Pyramid is one of the Seven Summits. At 4884 Meters (16,023'), it is low compared to the rest, however it is the most technical and quite difficult to access.

Access requires a week's trek through the New Guinea jungle to reach its base. The route requires many pitches of rock climbing up its gullies and corners to reach the ridge. Once there, you can either rappel into a notch and climb out via a 5.8 crack - or pull yourself...

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Snowshoeing ›

Winter provides us the opportunity to enjoy the serenity and peacefulness of the region in the snow. We offer snowshoe treks in the Shawangunk and Catskill Mountains. Here's a short sampling of past days out.

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Seneca Rocks, WV ›

Seneca Rocks is located in Monongahela National Forest, in Pendleton County, WV. Seneca offers over four hundred single and multi-pitch routes for climbers of all abilities. Climbing ranges from sport-climbing to long, traditional-climbing on routes involving cracks, flakes, and edges. The rock is similiar to the quartzite found here in the Shawangunks, but instead...

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Cochise's Stronghold, AZ ›

Cochise's Stronghold is located near Tombstone, AZ. just north of the Mexico border. Cochise offers hundreds of single and multi-pitch for climbers of all abilities. Climbing ranges from sport-climbing to long, traditional-climbing on routes involving cracks, flakes, and its reknown "chicken-heads".

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Eldorado Canyon, CO ›

Eldorado Canyon is located in Eldorado Canyon State Park, just minutes outside of Boulder, CO. Eldorado offers hundreds of single and multi-pitch routes for climbers of all abilities. Climbing ranges from sport-climbing to long, traditional-climbing on routes involving cracks, flakes, and faces. The routes range from easily-approached climbs on single-pitched crags,...

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