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Changes coming to the High Peaks and Chapel Pond

The DEC has proposed many changes to the High Peaks and Chapel Pond area.  While only a small portion of the proposal involves climbing, there are a lot of changes to the area which climbers may be interested in. The ACC will be writing a letter to the DEC to address some of the changes […]

Climbers and Black Bears Interacting Together

In the past in the Adirondacks the only time that as a climber you had to worry about black bear encounters was during the camping portion of an overnight trip. That all changed summer 2016 with very high black bear activity throughout the Chapel Pond area. Black bears in this area started to target climbers […]

2018 Peregrine Falcon Cliff Closures

Starting April 1, 2018 Rock Climbing Cliff Closures go into effect to help nesting Peregrine Falcons successfully breed and raise their young. The DEC has an updated list of cliff and route closures here: 2018 DEC Peregrine Cliff & Route Closures The ACC is helping the DEC to monitor these cliffs and routes. If no […]