Rock Climbing

Outlook Photo Gallery: Summer 2016

Sara Rice makes her way up Standard Route, 5.5 R, on Whitehorse Ledge. Photo by Anne Skidmore. Thatcher Graves and Gunnar take in the Milky Way atop Foss Mountain (RIP Gunnar). Photo by Austin Perry. Tuckerman Ravine Trail on Mt. Washington, with the headwall behind. Photo by Kyle Couture. Miguel...

Remote Slab Rock Climbing Areas of the White Mountains

Climb the slabs less traveled By David Lottman When most Northeast climbers think of slab climbing, they think of iconic Whitehorse Ledge. This 900-foot high cliff, only minutes from downtown North Conway, N.H., boasts dozens of high quality friction routes and sees a tremendous amount of traffic from early May…

Life Beta From a Vermont Climber

Off the Beaten Path with Kris Fiore Interview by Maxwell Forbes Photos by Russell Frisch I first met Kris Fiore while studying at the University of Vermont. We share a passion for rock climbing, so it didn’t take us long to become good friends. Once, while climbing a section of…

Help build the new New Paltz climbing gym

New Paltz, New York is home of the Shawangunk Mountains, AKA The Gunks, a world-famous rock climbing destination. The bedrock ridge formation provides awesome position and exposure even on moderate and easy climbs. The tri-cam placements are awesome! The New Paltz climbing gym was an amazing place that brought people…

Ground Up: A Vermont Climbing Story

Compared to the Adirondacks and White Mountains, Vermont’s climbing scene is relatively young. Travis Peckham and Seth Maciejowski have been a major force for recent development, despite some “scary experiences early on.” Rock! Video from Outdoor Gear Exchange/gearx.com.