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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 […]

Peregrine Falcon Cliff Closures

Starting April 1, 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: DEC Peregrine Cliff & Route Closures The ACC is helping the DEC to monitor these cliffs and routes. If no nesting activity […]

Spring Road Closures That Affect Cliff Access

Updated: 4/15/19 During the spring, several roads that are used to access good early season rock climbing cliffs are closed until they dry out or are blocked by snow. Below are current road closures that affect several different cliffs. We update this page as closures and conditions change. Shelving Rock, Ark Wall & Sleeping Beauty– […]