Gunks Climbers’ Coalition Sponsors

The Gunks Climbers’ Coalition is grateful to the wonderful people and companies who have donated goods and services to our organization. Here’s a list of GCC sponsors over the past year.

Please return the favor and support our sponsors with your business. Click on the logos to learn more about their sponsorship, view images, and find the link to their website.

If  you or your business would like to donate goods or services to the Gunks Climbers’ Coalition for future fundraiser, or if we were bad and forgot to list your business and you’ve donated in the past year, please contact the GCC.

Click the link to see our sponsors from previous years.

Recent Gunks Climbers' Coalition Sponsors

(in random order)


Arc'teryx is a high performance outdoor equipment company known for leading innovations in climbing, skiing and alpine technologies.

Method Climbing + Fitness

Whether you’re new to climbing or a seasoned pro, Method's professional team is here for you. Method's mission is to create an inclusive, challenging, & supportive space.


Metolius has been making quality rock climbing gear since 1983.


Eureka! offers quality tents, stoves & grills, furniture, and camping accessories for a wide spectrum of campers and environments.

Clemson Bros Brewery at the Gilded Otter, New Paltz

Clemson Bros. Brewery is an award-winning brewery and restaurant located in New Paltz, NY. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Outdoor/Indoor dining, take-out and delivery.

Hudson Valley Wine Market

Bringing you a full-bodied selection of quality wine and spirits, the Hudson Valley Wine Market is located in Gardiner.

Karma Road

Karma Road is a local favorite for fresh, organic, delicious foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack time. Their rotating menu is lovingly built out of fresh, organic ingredients from the plant kingdom. Located at 11 Main Street in New Paltz.

Bubbe’s Deli & Grocery

Bubbe's Deli & Grocery, at the intersection of Rt 299 and Rt 44/55, proudly serves the greater Gardiner / New Paltz area with homemade sandwiches, salads, and side dishes.

Tweefontein Herb Farm

Tweefontein Herb Farm provides all natural, organic products straight from mother earth to you. Tweefontein has been an operational herb farm since early the early 80's and provides New York City Green Markets with high quality herbal teas and products.

AAC Gunks Campground

The AAC Gunks Campground has bathrooms, showers, communal fire pits, wifi, and both walk-in and drive-in sites, located at 953 Route 299, Gardiner, NY, with 55 sites on 50 acres: 26 drive-in sites and 24 walk-ins and 5 vehicle sites.

Talisman Shops

Talisman Shops makes casually romantic jewelry & decorative objects for the garden and home.

Matt Logan, Artist

Matt Logan is on the GCC Board and makes beautiful linocut prints inspired by the Gunks.

Black Diamond

Black Diamond is committed to designing and engineering the most innovative mountain equipment in the world.

Advanced Rockcraft

Advanced Rockcraft LLC offers unparalleled guidance and instruction of patrons through mountainous terrain, particularly technical rock climbing. Advanced Rockcraft also coaches climbers in developing their technical, physical and mental prowess on the cliffs.

Rise Outside

Rise Outside offers outdoor education and guided experiences on rock, ice, trail, and anywhere we connect with nature -- creating mentorship opportunities for diverse outdoor leaders and funds programming for groups who have traditionally encountered barriers to realizing their potential outside.

Access Fund

Access Fund is a nonprofit advocacy organization that leads and inspires the climbing community toward sustainable access and conservation of the climbing environment.

Athletic Brewing Company

At Athletic Brewing, we are pioneering a craft beer revolution. We believe you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your ability to be healthy, active, and at your best to enjoy great beer - so we created our innovative lineup of refreshing, non-alcoholic beers.

Chris Duca

Chris Duca is a local artist and climber, who contributed his original illustration of High Exposure to the GCC Raffle.

Mountain Brauhaus Restaurant

Mountain Brauhaus has a tradition of 65 years serving authentic German cuisine, while presenting varied options for the contemporary diner — including vegan specials, as well as adventurous combinations of specialty ingredients and fresh local harvests.

Ridge Tea & Spice Shop

The Ridge is a climber-owned tea and coffee shop in New Paltz. The Ridge serves homemade sparkling iced teas, matcha, and locally roasted espresso lattes. Choose from 60 loose leaf teas and 70 spices in bulk to take home.


Petzl designs tools and solutions to enable athletes and professionals to get involved, day and night, in the most inaccessible environments.


Eastern Mountain Sports - Apparel, gear & guidance for the outdoor adventurer.


Based in NYC, TJ and BCMG aim to provide professional instruction and guided climbing for new and experienced climbers alike.

Alpine Endeavors

Alpine Endeavors LLC is comprised of experienced, passionate climbers who are trained guides and instructors and offers climbing instruction and guiding to climbers of all ability levels.


Innovative Nut Tools and other fun stuff. Made in the USA.

Sterling Rope

Sterling Rope designs and produces the world’s finest ropes, hardware and gear that enable climbers to confront challenging conditions.

Bacchus Restaurant

Bacchus is a restaurant and brewery in New Paltz, NY with hearty food, tasty beer & wine, a billiards room, live music, and a warm, neighborly atmosphere.


Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers Alpinism remains at the heart of a worldwide business that still makes clothes for climbing – as well as for skiing, snowboarding, surfing, fly fishing, paddling and trail running.


A member-owned co-op since 1938, REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) sells sporting goods, camping gear, travel equipment, and clothing.

The Climbing Zine

The Climbing Zine is a collection of memories of treasured experiences. We are here to represent the soul of rock climbing, and take it back to the essence.


Handcrafting premium packs and bags since 1977.

BC’s New Paltz Climbing Gym

BC's New Paltz Climbing Gym is a center for the rich climbing community based around the Gunks. BC's is the local spot for experienced climbers to meet partners, make friends, and enjoy the community our sport creates.

Vultaggio Studios

Chris Vultaggio's adventure photography and writing has been featured by National Geographic online, Rock and Ice, Climbing magazine, and maintains a global base of Fortune 500 clients including BMW, Anheuser Busch inBev, and major financial institutions. Chris is also on the board of directors of the Gunks Climbers' Coaltion.

Stone Ridge Wine & Spirits

For over 22 years, Stone Ridge Wine & Spirits has provided the best selection of wines and craft spirits in the area, with many of their products coming from right here in the Hudson Valley.

The Cliffs

The Cliffs climbing gyms are located in Long Island City, Valhalla, DUMBO and Harlem.

New Jersey Rock Gym

The area's premier climbing and training facility in Fairfield, NJ.


Jetboil builds super-dependable stoves & systems that pack light, set up quick, and achieve rapid boils in minutes

The Gravity Vault

The Gravity Vault began in 2005 with a climbing gym in Upper Saddle River, NJ, followed by Chatham, NJ. They now have many locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including Poughkeepsie, NY, serving the Gunks climbing community.

Gunks Apps

Gunks Apps provides the Gunks+ app for iPhone and Android, and digital guidebooks for the Trapps, Nears, and Peter's Kill rock climbing cliffs and boulders in the Shawangunks of New York and more.

Mohonk Preserve

As New York's largest nonprofit nature preserve and the home of Gunks climbing, the Mohonk Preserve protects and manages over 8,000 acres of mountain ridges, forests, fields, streams, ponds, and other unique and beautiful places with over 200,000 visitors annually.

Rock and Snow

Specialists in Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Hiking and Cross-Country Skiing Since 1970.

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