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|Location||A Trip / Beginner||Location||B Trip / Intermediate||Location||C Trip / Advanced|
|Rattlesnake Point||5.3 and up||Mount Nemo||5.6 and up||Bon Echo||5.5 and up|
|Buffalo Crag||5.3 and up||Old Baldy (Sport Area)||5.9 and up||Lion’s Head||5.9 and up|
|Kelso||5.4 and up||Medcalf Rock||5.7 and up||Gunks, NY||5.4 and up|
|Niagara Gorge||bouldering||Devils Glen||5.8 and up||Dacks, NY||5.8 and up|
|Rumney, NH (Sport Area)||5.4 and up||Seneca Rocks, WV||5.7 and up|
As always, if you have any questions about the details of a particular trip, please contact the trip coordinator in advance of the trip.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]A Trips
Trip is suitable for beginner outdoor climbers. Participants are not required to lead, but must have belaying skills. Mostly single pitch trad or sport routes with an easy approach. Equipment requirements include harness, helmet, rock shoes and at least one locking carabiner.
Trip is suited to outdoor climbers with experience following or leading mostly single pitch trad or sport climbs. Participants must be able to belay a leader, clean gear, follow a route, have rope management skills and knowledge of anchors. Equipment requirements include harness, helmet, rock shoes, two locking carabiners and a belay device. The approach may be longer and climbs more difficult to get to.
Trip suitable for outdoor climbers experienced in leading or following single and multipitch trad routes. Participants must have rope management skills, knowledge of anchor systems and route finding abilities. Participants must also have experience in rappelling and confidence with exposure, hanging belays and some knowledge of first aid techniques and rescue systems. Trips may have a long approach, be in a remote area and could be up to a full day or 12 or more hours.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]