Entries by Allison Rooney

Climbing During the Pandemic

Dear Fellow Climber: Local Climbing Organizations, Access Fund, partner organizations and land managers throughout the Northeast have been in discussions regarding what it means for us as society begins to reopen. Between being cooped up inside, gyms being closed, and nicer weather upon us, we sympathize with your desire to get out and climb. However, […]

Adirondack Climbing and Covid-19

It will be hard. We all want to travel and climb outside, but now is not the time.  We can do this. We MUST do this. The lives of our families, our friends, and even strangers depend on it. We can stay home and stay fit for when we can return to the mountains. Please […]

Reel Rock 14

Dear Adirondack Climbers Coalition member, In case you haven’t heard, Reel Rock 14 is coming to Lake Placid this Friday December 13th 6:30pm at Northwood School. Tickets will be $15, available only at the door. There will be some great raffle prizes from Black Diamond and Mammut. Raffle tickets will be $2 each. We hope you can make […]

Annual Public Meeting

The Adirondack Climbers’ Coalition will be having its annual public meeting on Thursday November 21, 2019 at the High Peaks Cyclery Guide House in Lake Placid from 7-8 PM. We will be discussing this years’ successes, upcoming concerns and what we are hoping to accomplish next year and beyond. If you have any questions or […]

Summer Update

Summer is here and the popular cliffs throughout the Park have been busy. The officers and board of the ACC have been working hard on many different fronts to keep reasonable access to many of these popular cliffs. Read some of the recent press at the link below: https://www.adirondackalmanack.com/2019/06/climbers-coalition-pushes-back-on-high-peaks-parking-restrictions.html What the Current Route 73 Roadside […]

ACC Bylaws Amended

The Adirondack Climber’s Coalition held its 2nd board meeting Thursday December 6th.  During the meeting, several amendments were proposed and approved to the organization’s bylaws.  Most notable was the creation of the Treasurer position, filled by Rhonda McGovern and the addition of Michelle Sirois to the Board of Directors. The newly revised bylaws are below.  […]