Despite the continuation of the pandemic and the effects it had on the ability to lead new trips, the climbing committee found a way to connect and get outdoors. In January/February, our leadership group put together a number of ice climbing trips to Stony Clove Notch in the Catskills and Chapel Pond in the Adirondacks. … Continue reading 2021 in Review
I’m proud to have a committee as diverse as ours, but we still have a lot to improve and learn from others in our community. Below are some BIPOC voices from our community that we found resourceful. We’ll be updating this list on a continual basis. Growing up Asian in the American South by Wai … Continue reading Outdoor BIPOC voices
On Saturday, June 6th, 2020, Half Marathon World Record holder Geoffrey Kamworor will be joining AMC climbers Cara Dorney, Kalli Schumacher, Ryan Tang, and RJ Lau in a global virtual relay marathon. Geoffrey will be running in Kenya and the AMC climbers will running their legs in New York. Geoffrey is the man with the … Continue reading Let’s go on a run….
It was another eventful weekend for the climbing committee. On Saturday evening, we joined ParaCliff-Hangers, an adaptive climbing team at the Cliffs for a night of headlight climbing, waffles, and other climbing shenanigans. The evening was a fundraiser for their upcoming trip to the adaptive nationals in San Diego. At the crack of dawn on … Continue reading Para Cliff-Hangers & Ragged Mountain
Last weekend, February 8th and 9th, a group of 24 climbers prepared for the unexpected with an engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days in the urban jungle of Long Island City. Spoiler alert: If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, enjoy weekend outdoor activities with your … Continue reading Wilderness First Aid – Vertical Edition
Check out this great write up by Chris Ballard of Sports Illustrated on Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison's ski expedition to Lhtose. https://youtu.be/wPXSFVruIHI