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Adirondack Ice Weekend

$625 Purchase required to enroll

Adirondack Ice Climbing Weekend

For this weekend adventure, we'll pick you up at the train station in Poughkeepsie, NY, and drive up together to the Adirondacks. There we'll stay in a cabin and spend the next two days climbing at one of the many great locations - Chapel Pond, Cascade Pass, Wilmington Notch, Poke-O-Moonshine, etc. Sunday after the climbing, we'll pack up and get you back to the train station around 6:30pm for the 6:54pm train to NYC.

What's provided:
Alpine Endeavors' guide(s), transportation*, lodging for Friday and Saturday night, and all technical climbing equipment needed is provided.

What's not provided:
Clothing suitable for the weather, a three-season sleeping bag, all meals (with the abundance of great dining options we can discuss your preferences and explore), gratuities, and other expenses.

*This program has a required minimum number of 2 participants to run.

Here's a sample itinerary:


5:30 pm - meet at the Poughkeepsie Train Station*
6 pm - if we don't hear from you in advance to gather the gear you need, we'll stop by Rock and Snow to get outfitted
6:30 pm - depart for the Adirondacks
9:45 pm - arrive at cabin - either Alpine Club of Canada Keene Farm, or similar location

7am - wake up, pack and head out for breakfast and grab lunch.
8:30 am - Head to one of the climbing areas and climb for the day
5 pm - After climbing, we'll head for dinner in Keene Valley or Lake Placid
7:30 pm - Back at the cabin to rest and prep for tomorrow

7am - wake up, pack and head out for breakfast and grab lunch
8:00 am - Head to one of the climbing areas and climb for the day
2:30 pm - After climbing, we'll start our drive back to Poughkeepsie, stopping for lunch on the way
6:30 pm - Arrive back at the Poughkeepsie train station for the 6:54 departure to NYC

The Keene Farm provides a two-story log cabin, situated on a small pine knoll overlooking the Ausable Valley, is open year-round, with wood stoves for heating and propane gas for cooking and lights. The cabin has a large, fully equipped kitchen, an eating/sitting area and two large sleeping rooms upstairs with foam mattresses. Sleeping bags are required.

*If you choose to drive, we can meet you at a different location, whether it's more north, or at the climbing site. Please contact us in advance so we can prepare.
*If you miss the train, we will not be able to wait for you. You would need to arrange for other transportation to get to the climbing or lodging area.
Cancellation policy
Program subject to our cancellation policy. Please visit our website for details.
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