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.
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.
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.
Located in Gardiner NY and co-founded by climber Ralph Erenzo, Tuthilltown distillers are bringing back traditional batch-distilled spirits. The Tuthilltown Spirits line of products includes gin, vodkas, whiskeys, rum, eau de vie, brandy, liqueurs, and infusions.
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 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.