April 30, 2013

2013 Gunks Team Trip



Meet at 7 am at Oaks on Saturday, May 18th and carpool up to the Gunks near New Paltz, NY for two days of climbing and one night of camping! Family of team members are welcome. 

We need drivers to help with carpooling. If you can help please email Liz at lpezzopane@philarockgym.com

No trip fee. Permits for climbing at the preserve are $17/day. Bring extra money for food.

Please RSVP so we know to expect you and have a ride for you if you need one.

Get PSYCHED!!

More info:
http://www.mountainproject.com/v/the-gunks/105798167

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawangunk_Ridge#Rock_Climbing

Car poolers can use this address for GPS:

Bistro Mountain Store
3124 U.S. 44
Gardiner, NY 12525


Gear List:

Climbing Gear- Shoes, Harness, Chalk Bag, Belay Device, Locking Carabiner
Tent (arrange to share before we leave)
Sleeping Bag and Pillow
Sleeping Pad
2 One Liter Water Bottles
Day Pack (2500 cubic inches or larger)
Towel
Sneakers
Rain Jacket
Toiletries
Clothing (cotton or wicking material)- Include at least one pair of shorts and 1 pair of long pants
Warm jacket, sweater, sweatshirt
Headlamp or FlashlightDuffle Bag (for clothes, etc)

Light Hiking Boots (regular hiking boots are also okay)
Bug Spray
Sunscreen
Reading material
Spending money
Energy bars (Clif Bars, Power Bars, etc)
First Aid Kit
Camp Chair (Crazy Creek or comparable)

USAC Climber's Briefing

This Climber's Briefing is issued by USA Climbing. Please read it thoroughly and notice the items in RED. If you don't already know...