Peterskill Sign

Peterskill: The Gunks’ Answer to Single Pitch Rock Climbing

The beta you need for sending the Gunks' single-pitch destination, Peterskill.


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The Pros and Cons of Popular Belay Devices

What's the catch? The pros and cons of some of the most popular belay devices.


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Five Classic Climbing Books to Read This Summer

These books are classics of climbing literature.


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Partner Spotlight: Q+A with On Belay

"Our primary goal is to make sure that On Belay is available and accessible to all the kids and families that need us."


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Spring Crags at Rumney

Dust off your rock shoes, there's spring stone to be found.


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An Ode to the Trusty Thunderhead

Old faithful.


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Beta Spray: Q&A with the First Ascent Podcast

"We wanted to replicate crag banter—the stuff that people talk about at the cliffs. We wanted to put that on a podcast."


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Spring Climbing at Hammond Pond

It's a crag for every season.


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Alpha Guide: Ice Climbing Hitchcock Gully

Stellar alpine climbing up a narrow chasm to a summit with five-star views makes Hitchcock Gully a must-do on every ice climber’s list.


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