Adirondack Rock Climbing Rendezvous

A gathering for the vertically inclined celebrating our beloved local rock climbing


Clinics and local tours

Early Bird Registration for Clinics and Local Tours opens this Wednesday 6/20/18! Early Bird Registration Ends 7/31/18

Clinics and Local Tours differ in a few points:

Local Tours - You will have fun climbing hard to find spots with local climbers.  Tour participants will be responsible for their own personal safety as well as rigging their own routes. The local tour guides are there to provide you some local friendly flavor, help you find the cliffs, and provide any beta. They are not guiding you nor will be expected to rig your routes. To secure a spot on a Local Tour we are asking you to make a donation to the Adirondack Climbers Coalition. Please click on the LEARN MORE button below as to how to do this. 

Clinics while being loads of fun, also have an educational agenda. Clinics are run by NYSDEC certified Rock/Ice guides. To secure a spot on Clinic you will need to make payment to High Peaks Mountain Guides. 

We have assembled some of the regions best local NYDEC certified guides: Mark Bealor, Becky Carmen, Bill Dodd, Bobby O Conner,  Emilie Drinkwater,  Royce Van Evera, Devin Farkis, Matt McCormick, Colin Loher, Pat Purcell,  Will Roth, Royce Van Evera, Jeremiah Renauld and more TBD.... 

You will be required to sign a liability waiver for both Local Tours and Clinics. 

Clinic & Tour Time 8:00am - 4:00pm Both days 9/29&30/18

Click LEARN MORE button for details, costs, and registration information.

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Dinner and guest Speaker  

Enjoy a home cooked meal featuring local foods, beverages and slide show with two of the best local raconteurs we could find : Jim Lawyer and Matt McCormick. We are honored and uber-stoked to have these two iconic, Adirondack, climbers  share their adventures with us. 

 Friday September 28th -  Jim Lawyer

 Saturday September 29th - Matt McCormick 

 Dinner & Guest Speaker Time - 4:30pm -7:00pm both days.   Presentation   6:00-7:00  * Tentative times subject to change. Will be finalized by August 2018

 Location - Lake Placid Horse Show Grounds

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Climbers Party/Live Music, Camping, and activities

Cap a fantastic day of climbing off by shaking your bones to awesome live music with other fun loving, like minded, vertically inclined folks. We hand picked these authentically amazing Adirondack bands and cannot wait to unleash them on you. We have lots of other fun activities planned. Please keep checking back to this page! 

Party & Music Time: 7:30pm -10/11PM. September 28th and 29th * Tentative times subject to change. Will be finalized by August 2018

Location - Lake Placid Horse Show Grounds 

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Camping Venue: TBD - Will be finalized by August 2018.. With that being said there are numerous, free, beautiful, easy to get to campsites throughout the park.