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
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
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….
Written by Anthony Leong, Education Chair. Edited by Cara Dorney & RJ Lau. In this series, you'll get to know your committee members, and their unique backgrounds. We come from all walks of life and are a reflection of our diverse communities. This is Anthony’s journey. 九十年代當我還是一個中學生，我開始攀岩，那是在我的家鄉 -- 澳門。 後來移居到了紐約，我嘗試重新尋找我的攀岩伙伴，但當時的我朋友不多，英語不好，當我問我身邊的朋友/同學/同事/表兄弟，根本沒有人感興趣，還覺得我是太瘋狂。 自己沒車去不了Gunks 野攀；紐約沒有岩館不容易開始 (當時 Chelsea 有一面高牆，但我沒有攀岩伙伴，而且對於當時的我，費用實在太高)；互聯網還在初期，不像現在有各種渠道尋找伙伴...等因素，使我暫時不能攀岩，那時真令我心灰意冷。後來我只好尋找徙步的朋友，再從徒步朋友中慢慢誘惑他(她)們嘗試更具技術性的一些活動，直到一天 … Continue reading Anthony’s Journey