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Oct 31, 2012
Hi all- anyone live in the area that could give us some details on how badly the area was hit? Pictures would be appreciated too :) KristinaBina
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Oct 31, 2012
KristinaBina wrote:
Hi all- anyone live in the area that could give us some details on how badly the area was hit? Pictures would be appreciated too :)


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MojoMonkey
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Oct 31, 2012
Cool. But hows the carriage road? And the parking lots? The camping area? Are there any routes blocked off by the trees? KristinaBina
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Oct 31, 2012
Hanging out waiting for Die Antwoord to come on st...
I've been out when the carriage road is a pond and Uberfall is a waterfall and you can always find something to climb. The question is, are you looking to roll up with a list of "three star classics" and never deviate from those seven climbs you picked out for the weekend? Most people I see complaining about there being "nothing to climb" aren't willing to just climb what is open, dry, whatever. I am not saying there is anything wrong with this approach, but it will cause you to be disappointed quite often and miss out on perfectly fun days on the rock.

As for trees blocking the routes, I'm sure you can scramble over a few trees, but if you can't, I find it unlikely that trees will be blocking all 600 or so routes.

If the visitor center never even lost power, I would bet you can find enough to climb to fill up a weekend.
Alicia Sokolowski
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Oct 31, 2012
A Very Not Snowy Christmas...
you should have 0 issues climbing the cliffs this weekend... Morgan Patterson
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Oct 31, 2012
Stay away from the Gunks this weekend hehe ;) Simon Thompson
From New Paltz, NY
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Oct 31, 2012
Rainfall in the area was very light. Expect no problems other than the usual fall crowds. Gunkiemike
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Oct 31, 2012
That's all great news! Thanks for all the updates :) KristinaBina
From Bronx
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Oct 31, 2012
Roger's Rock, Lake George, NY
I'd say it would even be ok to climb tomorrow. If I had a partner that is. Anyone? Valerie Bachinsky
From West Sand Lake, NY
Joined Jun 14, 2010
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Nov 1, 2012
Epic free solo with a pack on
it's bad I suggest going somewhere else for the weekend. Bad. Rain destroyed half the climbs Ben Brotelho
From Albany, NY
Joined May 4, 2011
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Nov 1, 2012
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I hear half the ridge fell down and they've doubled the entrance fees to help cover the cost of rebuilding it. Wade J.
From Boulder, CO
Joined Aug 11, 2011
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Nov 1, 2012
*looks out window* What's up with all the cranes and bulldozers at the gunks? Simon Thompson
From New Paltz, NY
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Nov 3, 2012
Pic of the only cars by stairmaster in the am :)
Yaaahhhhhhhh boy!
Yaaahhhhhhhh boy!
KristinaBina
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