A Message from our Chapter Chair

To our community,  As the oldest chapter in the oldest outdoor conservation non-profit in the country, it’s important for AMC NY/NoJ to communicate where we stand on important issues. We stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and condemn the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others who have suffered due … Continue reading A Message from our Chapter Chair

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….

Dear Climbers….

RJ and Bill Fogel (Berkshires) from AMC's InterChapter Climbing Committee along with Local Climbing Organizations in the Northeast region met virtually over the past few weeks to discuss what climbing may look like as we start to reopen.  We put together guidelines to help you climb safely and minimize impacts to the communities that host … Continue reading Dear Climbers….

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