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Save the date! The Gunks Climbers’ Coalition is holding its Annual Fundraising Party on September 17th, once again at Williams Lake. Expect food, drink, videos, music, raffles and more!  Check http://gunksclimbers.org for more details.

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Invasive plant species pull at the Peter’s Kill area of Minnewaska State Park, Monday, October 18 at 4:30pm. Bring gloves, clothes you can trash, long pants, boots, water, & lots of swear words. Minnewaska has all of the tools we need to use. Contact: GCC@gunksclimbers.org

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The Gunks Climbers’ Coalition is hosting the annual Gunks Adopt-A-Crag day at the Peter’s Kill area of Minnwaska on October 30, 2010.  Meet at the bathroom area at 10am and help us with trail maintenance, mulch spreading, micro-trash cleanup – plus free climbing afterwards, giveaways, and Halloween tours of the talus caves.  For more info, see http://gunksclimbers.org/events.shtml#ADOPT

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Found a pair of sunglasses at the top of Birdland on Sun morning 9/26.  Contact rezappers at gmail -dot- com.

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Come to the Eastern premiere of Pat Ament’s new film,”THE DISCIPLES OF GILL”!

Legendary climber Pat Ament is coming to the NY/NJ area at the end of April/beginning of May.  Pat’s new film, “The Disciples of Gill,” is getting rave reviews. The film features John Gill – the greatest boulderer of all time.

If you are a climber, boulderer, hiker, love the outdoors, if you have an interest in climbing history, if you like merely to be inspired, if you want to see a work of art, this is the night, this is the show! A MUST SEE !!!!!

Don’t miss this film. It is one of the best you’ll see on climbing, a tender, beautiful chronicle of the golden age of American bouldering. Climbing Magazine editor, Matt Samet calls this film, “one of the most splendid and beautiful meditations on climbing I have ever seen. It has made me a lifelong Pat Ament fan.”

Monday, May 3rd, 8pm — $10 admission
Brooklyn Boulders, in Brooklyn, NY.

For more information about Pat Ament and this film, go to http://gunksclimbers.org/Gill/

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Come to the Eastern premiere of Pat Ament’s new film,”THE DISCIPLES OF GILL”!

Legendary climber Pat Ament is coming to the NY/NJ area at the end of April/beginning of May.  Pat’s new film, “The Disciples of Gill,” is getting rave reviews. The film features John Gill – the greatest boulderer of all time.

If you are a climber, boulderer, hiker, love the outdoors, if you have an interest in climbing history, if you like merely to be inspired, if you want to see a work of art, this is the night, this is the show! A MUST SEE !!!!!

Don’t miss this film. It is one of the best you’ll see on climbing, a tender, beautiful chronicle of the golden age of American bouldering. Climbing Magazine editor, Matt Samet calls this film, “one of the most splendid and beautiful meditations on climbing I have ever seen. It has made me a lifelong Pat Ament fan.”

Friday, April 30, 8pm — $10 admission
The Cliffs at Valhalla, in Valhalla, NY.

For more information about Pat Ament and this film, go to http://gunksclimbers.org/Gill/

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Come to the Eastern premiere of Pat Ament’s new film,”THE DISCIPLES OF GILL”!

Legendary climber Pat Ament is coming to the NY/NJ area at the end of April/beginning of May.  Pat’s new film, “The Disciples of Gill,” is getting rave reviews. The film features John Gill – the greatest boulderer of all time.

If you are a climber, boulderer, hiker, love the outdoors, if you have an interest in climbing history, if you like merely to be inspired, if you want to see a work of art, this is the night, this is the show! A MUST SEE !!!!!

Don’t miss this film. It is one of the best you’ll see on climbing, a tender, beautiful chronicle of the golden age of American bouldering. Climbing Magazine editor, Matt Samet calls this film, “one of the most splendid and beautiful meditations on climbing I have ever seen. It has made me a lifelong Pat Ament fan.”

Thursday, April 29, at 8pm — $10 admission
The Gravity Vault -  Chatham, NJ.

For more information about Pat Ament and this film, go to http://gunksclimbers.org/Gill/

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Julie found a guidebook to the Nears on the road (slightly run over) belonging to a Rob Alexander. If someone knows how to contact this person, please PM me his email address or phone number and I’ll pass it onto Julie.

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Nicky Dyal slide show

Daughter of the Gunks to photographed climber of the world

Date:
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Time:
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Location:
Mohonk Preserve Visitor’s Center
Street:
Rt 44/55
Town:
Gardiner, NY

Nicky Dyal, a true daughter of the Gunks, found fear and passion on the route Jackie, belayed by her dad, when she was only twelve years old. Today she travels the world seeking climbs with a similar spirit in far flung places like Greece and Sardinia. Her image can be seen in beautiful photographs, taken by climbing photographer Jim Thornburg, in numerous climbing magazines, catalogs and calendars (including the cover of the 2008 Women of Climbing Calendar – http://www.sharpendbooks.com/cal.php?y=2008 ).

Join Nicky for an evening of spectacular photography and stories as well as a full dose of Nicky’s wholesome and contagious love for our sport.

Admission fee of $5 will be donated to the GCC. Raffle tickets $1 each. Updates from the GCC and Q&A will proceed the show.

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