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Rock Climbing Resources

Climber Outdoors at the Gunks

Whether you are just getting started or have been climbing for years, there's always something new to learn! Here are a few links to resources that we think are valuable as you seek out quality instruction.

Learn with Cornell Outdoor Education!

COE Produced videos include basic instruction on knot and hitch tying, setting up a Top Rope system in the gym, and Sport Lead clipping techniques.

Top Rope Setup Overview

Sport Lead Climbing Overview

Rock Climbing Conditioning

Cornell Outdoor Education YouTube Channel

Getting Started

Gym Climbing Basics

Wikipedia's Glossary of Climbing Terms

Animated Knots: Climbing

Climbing Shoe Comparison Tool

Black Diamond: ATC Technical Specs

PETZL: GriGri Tech Tips

ASL Signs for Indoor Climbing

Intermediate Technique

Climbing Magazine: Footwork Drills

CRIMPD Training App

From Gym to Crag

Mountain Project: An International Climbing Resource

Climbing Rope Labels Explained

AMGA Rock Climbing Tutorials

AAC: Cleaning an Anchor in Single Pitch Climbing

AAC: Climbing Anchors

Mohonk Preserve - Trad Climbing and Bouldering at the 'Gunks in New Paltz, NY

Thacher State Park - Sport Climbing near Albany, NY