Eagle-Bluff

Support Eagle’s Bluff Access

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Don Nelligan, with support from other climbers, purchased the land in the mid 90s to preserve it for climbing. Don passed away last August, and a week later his father passed away. This was a very difficult time for the family and they now wish to sell the land, and they are giving us the first chance to purchase it because they care about

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Happiness-Christian-Fracchia

Local Legend: Thea Maria Blodgett-Gallahan

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Easily recognized by her small size, large laugh, and notably dirty pink jacket, Thea Marie Blodgett-Gallahan is a North East rock climber with a frenetic personality and unbridled enthusiasm for hard trad. Once Thea steps onto the rock her nervous energy subsides and one gets the sense that climbing is an effortless and peaceful endeavor. Born and raised in Ithaca New York, Thea at age 25 is quickly becoming recognized as one of the leading trad climbers in the Northeast. Her impressive quick repeats of classic hard lines in the Gunks and Adirondacks have solidified her reputation as a climber with both the mental stamina and creativity to climb and protect lines that have been thought of more as top-ropes than leads since the era of their first ascent.

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