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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 […]

First Volunteer Trail Work Day Changed to May 26th!

The first, of hopefully many, trail work days has been changed from April 28th to Saturday, May 26th, from 9am-3pm. We’ll meet at the Giant Mountain Ridge Trailhead in Chapel Pass off Route 73. The goal is to stabilize the new approach trail to the Creature Wall/Upper Washbowl Cliffs. Bring work gloves, appropriate clothing, food and […]