Climbing in Minnewaska Reopening July 7th
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Peter's Kill and Dickie Barre areas are re-opening to climbing on July 7th. 2020 at 9am.
Gunks Climbers’ Coalition – 2015 Recap
2015 was a very busy year for the Gunks Climbers’ Coalition, with many exciting events, donations, and projects accomplished. Here’s a recap of some of the significant stories from last year.
GCC Meets with Minnewaska Management
We are pleased to report that a cooperative effort of the GCC and the Access Fund has made significant progress toward the... Read More
Minnewaska Letter Writing Update
Thanks to your letter writing efforts, the New York State Parks Commission is now open to discussing an expansion of climbing access in Minnewaska.
Action Alert: Open Climbing in New York State Parks
Help us expand climbing opportunities in Minnewaska State Park Preserve by using the Access Fund's Action Alert letter-writing tool to tell New York State to develop the climbing management plan they said they would.
Hans Kraus’ 1988 Letter
Hans Kraus, Gunks climbing pioneer & one of the fathers of sports medicine & rehab, wrote one of the first letters to expand climbing opportunities in Minnewaska.
Sunday, Sept 14, 2014 – Minnewaska Invasive Weed Pull
In partnership with Lake Minnewaska State Park Preserve, the GCC is organizing an invasive species weed pull to help eradicate Japanese stilt grass on 9/14/2014.
Minnewaska Letter Writing Campaign
The GCC has embarked on a major letter writing campaign to encourage NY State to provide more opportunities for climbing in Minnewaska State Park Preserve.
Becoming a Volunteer for Land Access in Minnewaska
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.
Peter’s Kill Climbing Area Temporary Closure 10/28-11/3/2013
The Peter's Kill Area will be closed to all patrons and climbers Monday October 28th through Sunday November 3rd for paving.