Past Meetup

Weekend Climbing at the Cliffs LIC

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Gerald will be the host of the meetup. Please find him if you need belay partners.

Where: The Cliffs at LIC, 11-11 44th Drive, Long Island City, NY

When: We usually climb between 1:00pm and 3:00 pm. There is no strict start time and the organizers tries their best to be there around 1:00pm. If you are new, please feel free to warm up on an easy bouldering wall and find us later if you need a belay partner.

Transportation: Subway: E, M trains to 23rd St-Ely Ave (1/2 block from gym) 7, G train to Court Square (2 blocks from gym)* N, Q train to Queens Borough Plaza (10min walk) *Walk to the E & M track for those bad weather days

Metro North & LIRR: From Grand Central take 7 train 3 stops From Penn Station take Uptown E train to Court Square

Cost/Discount: Get a meetup discount if you sign up with our group which gives you $20 entrance. You can bring your friends and they will get the same discount from us. Just mention "Rock & Ice" at the front desk in order to receive your discount.

How to meet us: If you need a belay partner, come find the organizer(s). Come say hi even if you don't need a partner. Food/drinks apres-climb at John Brown Smokehouse next door.

Notice to beginners: if you have never ever climbed or belayed before you will need to take a class. There is a nominal fee for this. What to wear - comfortable clothes (think yoga).

Notice to newcomers: You need to pass a belay certification. If you had belayed before, the test takes couple of minutes. If you need a refresher, a test partner or belay partner, please see feel free to see me. Here is the link to The Cliffs LIC

If you decide to stick with the sport, please peruse our message boards for good deals on climbing shoes and other gear.


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