The Mohonk Preserve has notified us of the 2015 season Peregrine Falcon closure at the Gunks: This is inform you that the “2015 TRAPPS CLIFF PEREGRINE FALCON CLIMBING CLOSURE” has been determined by our citizen naturalists! The climbing closure on the Trapps Cliff will be between and including the climb “MOONDANCE” (5.6) through to the climb “AFTER THE PRICK” (5.4). It is... Read More
The Gunks Climbers’ Coalition has been working with the Mohonk Preserve to address rappel anchors. Specifically, the GCC is advocating for bolted anchors to replace tree rappel anchors where trees are suffering from climber impact.
If you value climbing as a cultural and historical part of our community & want access to new cliffs, then please volunteer to help the GCC open up access to miles of cliffs in Minnewaska State Park Preserve.
ATTENTION CLIMBERS! The Peregrine Falcon closure has been lifted. A young falcon from the Trapps Cliff nest site is currently being rehabbed for release later this summer. Thank you for your cooperation!
The Mohonk Preserve has annouced a Route Closure: Due to nesting peregrine falcons, the section of the Trapps cliff between, and including the routes “Broken Hammer” (5.4) and “The Blue Stink” (5.3) is temporarily closed to rock climbing.