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Climbing the Adirondacks, NY

Spend two days climbing in stunning New England
fall colors with Alpine Endeavors.

Spend the weekend in Cascade Lakes nestled in the beautiful Adirondacks with your closest friends for some much-needed connection, fresh air, and laughter. This 2-day/2-night rock climbing trip will be sure to fill up your adventure cup as the fall colors flourish in the world-renowned Adirondack Mountains. Alpine Endeavors, guides will provide all climbing equipment, instruction, and guidance as you crush route after route in the well known Cascade Lakes climbing areas. First Descents has been using Alpine Endeavors for all our Adirondacks climbing adventures for years so you can rest assured, they’ve got you! If you’re feeling extra adventurous, check out the nearby farms for some apple picking fun! Then, in the evening, cozy up by the fire and enjoy some healthy Vegan Chilli from the FD cookbook!

Fast Facts: Best time to see the fall colors, cooler weather, FD approved outfitter, a world-renowned climbing destination with routes for every climber

Accommodation: Air BnB located in the Adirondacks

Length: 2-day/2-night

Gear: Alpine Endeavors provides all climbing equipment and safety gear for the weekend

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