The 2019 Gunks Climbing Film Festival – Saturday, October 12, 2019

  • 2019 Gunks Climbing Film Festival banner, New Paltz, NY.

The Gunks Climbing Film Festival
Sponsored by Rock and Snow

Tickets no longer available for sale online. 
Tickets will be available at the venue tonight.

The GCC in partnership with the Mohonk Preserve presents the Annual Gunks Climbing Film Festival! It will again take place at the Julien J. Studley Theatre at SUNY New Paltz with great new films, contests, raffle prizes and more!

Join us for an evening to celebrate climbing, conservation and the passion of the Gunks community!
Come get together with your fellow rock warriors to hangout, chat and watch some of the best climbing films out this season!

Our Sponsors

The Gunks Climbing Film Festival is made possible by our Title Sponsor Rock and Snow, and our Support Sponsors Sterling Rope, Gunks Apps, NeilicoFurnace Industries, BC’s New Paltz Climbing Gym and Alpine Endeavors. Please thank them for supporting the climbing community by showing them your support!

Raffle Prizes

Our amazing sponsors have donated great gear and prizes for our raffle! Bring some cash to buy raffle tickets at $1/ticket (5 minimum), or increase your chances with 25 tickets for $20! Among the many quality prizes, we have Sterling ropes, REI camping equipment, and a full day of guiding by Alpine Endeavors at Skytop! 

Gunks Grunt Pull-up Contest

Prior to the screening, the Gunks Grunt Pull-up Contest sponsored by Furnace Industries will be held to test the mettle of attendees with prizes to top male and female winners.

The Sterling Rope Coiling Contest

We are excited to present a new event by Sterling Rope – the Rope Coiling Contest! Show us your skills for a chance to win a rope!

The Films

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Films for 2019

Click here to see the list of films we will be presenting this year.


When: Saturday October 12th
Location: Studley Theatre at SUNY New Paltz (Directions)
Doors: 6:00pm
Films: 6:45pm

Tickets: $20 advance, $25 Day of Show

Tickets available for purchase at the venue.

Weekend Events

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Film Festival Weekend Events

Check out the schedule of additional events for the climbing community happening on the weekend of the Gunks Climbing Film Festival!

All proceeds from this event are to support the non-profit organizations, the Gunks Climbers’ Coalition and the Mohonk Preserve.