The Shawangunk Ridge, commonly known as the Gunks, is the easternmost ridge of the Appalachian Mountains in the state of New York, US. It spans from the north of New Jersey all the way to the Catskill Mountains. Sparsely populated, the area is crowded with mountain peaks blanketed in oak forest, with large chunks of the Gunks protected within park reserves.
Close to the region receives a continental climate with warm summers and cold winters.
Visit during the months between April and November for ideal rock climbing conditions.
Situated in the northern reaches of Washington State, in the heart of the Cascade Range, climbing Mount Baker has long been an objective for mountaineering enthusiasts. Rising to 3,286 meters (10,781…
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