About New Paltz
Visitors flock to New Paltz for a variety of reasons, from swimming in glacial lakes and cycling the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail to visiting the famous Mohonk Mountain House resort.
At Rock & Snow, our mission is to get you out there. For over 40 years, Rock & Snow has been home to the newest and most innovative gear and clothing for climbing and outdoor recreation. Whether you're looking for your first pair of climbing shoes or your twentieth, a full rack of gear or just a carabiner, we're here to use our experience and knowledge to find the right gear for you. We're all climbers, hikers, and runners who live in the area, and we pride ourselves on our local knowledge as well. We love to answer your questions! Curious about camping? Need a recommendation for a day hike? Heard about a new piece of climbing gear? Want route beta? We're here with the experience and information you need. We think the Gunks are home to some of the finest climbing in the world, and we want to help you experience it. In keeping with that mission, we also donate a portion of our sales to local preservation efforts, ensuring health and vitality of the Gunks for generations to come.
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