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View from the belay ledge of Easy O, makes waiting...

View from the belay ledge of Easy O, makes waiting for your climber a joy.

NY : The Gunks : ... : Easy Overhang (5.2)

Oct 4, 2010

P1 of Easy O

P1 of Easy O

NY : The Gunks : ... : Easy Overhang (5.2)

Oct 4, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: General Climbing : Do Climbers like Rebus Puzz... : Photo
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: May 12, 2015

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Comments: Love it!


Location: Eastern States : Let's get the stoke going!!... : Post : Photo
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 11, 2014

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Comments: I love it!!!!


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : l. Sleepy Hollow : Boron Destroyer (5.10a/b)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Sep 17, 2013

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Comments: As of Saturday, September 14, 2013, a large block just below and a couple feet to the left of the corner is moving enough that we went off route to avoid it.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Horseman (5.5) : Photo
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Sep 4, 2013

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Comments: Not a complaint, just fair warning to anyone not accustomed.


Location: International : North America : Mexico : Northern Mexico : El Potrero Chico : ... : The Cat's Meow (5.8)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 10, 2013

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Comments: This route is so closely bolted, it is amazing for a timid leader (me!)


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Red Pillar (5.5)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Sep 17, 2011

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Comments: P1 certainly has a ledge (ground) fall potential as the face after the top of the pillar is certainly run out to me.

P2 is amazing fun, do the finish that ends in the notch in the roof. I could not have enjoyed it more, and the view from the belay ledge at the top is terrific!


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : b. Jackie and friends : Betty (5.3)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Sep 4, 2011

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Comments: I have done p2 three different ways, and IMHO, the best finish for my taste is to go straight up from the p2 belay toward the notch in the rock visible clearly overhead. This is a variation, not the original route. The chimney always seemed wet to me.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : e. The Mac Wall (Something ... : Something Interesting (5.7+) : Photo
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: May 18, 2011

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Comments: My bad, didn't know it was a variation!


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : d. Strictly - Shockley's : Gorilla My Dreams (5.7)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: May 9, 2011

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Comments: I was not aware they couldn't be used interchangeably. I know Sterling makes webbing called Tech Tape. I have regularly seen the two terms referenced together. To be as clear as I can, it is BlueWater 1 inch webbing.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : d. Strictly - Shockley's : Gorilla My Dreams (5.7)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: May 8, 2011

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Comments: Tape and rap rings added today to top of p1. If you follow the crack as the gray Dick suggests, be prepared for dirt.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Junior (5.9+ R)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 18, 2011

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Comments: I think this route is kind of a one move wonder, and that one move is really hard. The rest of the route is 5.7 at best. The bottom (hard part) is interesting enough.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Apoplexy (5.9)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 18, 2011

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Comments: Although I have no real desire to lead it, I would follow this route all day. I feel this is extremely accessible for the rating. However, expect sustained moves (don't go to heavy on your arms) rather than one show stopper and the rest of the climb being relatively easy.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Rhododendron (5.6)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 18, 2011

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Comments: Super fun route that is relatively sustained throughout, but I think it is more of a 5.5 sustained. I currently mainly climb around the 5.5 to 5.7 level, so I tend to actually feel the difference between 5.5 and 5.6.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : b. Jackie and friends : Roddy (5.3 PG13)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Apr 10, 2011

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Comments: When I climbed Roddey in April, it was very dirty, and seemed like it had not been climbed in some time.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Easy Verschneidung (Easy V) (5.3)
By: Alicia Sokolowski When: Nov 16, 2010

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Comments: I thought this climb was super easy. I am a complete beginner (First year climbing) and to me, P3 was actually easier than P1. However, when I was up there, we had real trouble finding the start. What I think is that the actual P3 (what seems to match the written description in the gray Dick) looks less traveled (not quite as clean) than a variation which appears to match the photo in the gray Dick. The two starts are only about eight feet apart, and we went with the one on the left. It was... more >>


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
re: Hiring a guide considered "weak"?General ClimbingAlicia Sokolowski2 days ago
re: Dean Potter's GoPro Footage.General ClimbingAlicia Sokolowski4 days ago
re: ATC-Guide wire popped outClimbing Gear DiscussionAlicia SokolowskiMay 12, 2015
re: Minimal gear routes in the GunksEastern StatesAlicia SokolowskiMay 6, 2015
re: Looking to climb for my 1st time, anyone want to help?MidwestAlicia SokolowskiApr 27, 2015
re: Looking to climb for my 1st time, anyone want to help?MidwestAlicia SokolowskiApr 27, 2015
re: Next factoid- What percentage of MP users post on forums?General ClimbingAlicia SokolowskiApr 27, 2015
re: Climbing Shoes for weird feet-please helpClimbing Gear DiscussionAlicia SokolowskiApr 25, 2015
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