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
Outdoor BIPOC voices
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
Let’s go on a run….
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….
Para Cliff-Hangers & Ragged Mountain
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
Wilderness First Aid – Vertical Edition
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
Lhotse: Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison
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