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Jasmine cruising the crux of Lower Eaves, Gunks 3/18/2012


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Photo Caption Location Date
Jasmine cruising the crux of Lower Eaves, Gunks 3/18/2012

Jasmine cruising the crux of Lower Eaves, Gunks 3/18/2012

NY : The Gunks : ... : Lower Eaves (5.9-)

Apr 26, 2012

Ariel on the crux of Lower Eaves, Gunks, 3/18/2012

Ariel on the crux of Lower Eaves, Gunks, 3/18/2012

NY : The Gunks : ... : Lower Eaves (5.9-)

Apr 26, 2012

Me leading a slab sport climb in Eleven Mile Canyon, 2007.  Photo by Stewart Green

Me leading a slab sport climb in Eleven Mile Canyon, 2007. Photo by Stewart Green

cliffmama : Colorado Springs area, Colo...

Aug 30, 2010

Me leading Montezuma's Tower (5.7), Garden of the Gods, CO.  2007. Photo by Stewart Green

Me leading Montezuma's Tower (5.7), Garden of the Gods, CO. 2007. Photo by Stewart Green

cliffmama : Colorado Springs area, Colo...

Aug 30, 2010

Me on a slab climb in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs 2007.  Photo by Stewart Green

Me on a slab climb in Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs 2007. Photo by Stewart Green

cliffmama : Colorado Springs area, Colo...

Aug 30, 2010

Me leading P2 of Bonnie's Roof (5.8), Trapps, Gunks, NY

Me leading P2 of Bonnie's Roof (5.8), Trapps, Gunks, NY

cliffmama : Gunks, NY

Aug 30, 2010

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Location: NY : The Gunks
By: cliffmama When: Jul 17, 2012

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Comments: For the latest Gunks Peregrine Falcon closure information watch the watch the Gunks Climbers' Coalition website, plus the Gunks Climbers' Coalition Facebook page or on twitter @gunksclimbers.

I also have general Gunks information for climbers and visitors at my website, cliffmama.com.


Location: NH : Rumney : The Hinterlands : Ale 8 (5.12a/b)
By: cliffmama When: Jun 25, 2012

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Comments: Is the lower part of Ale 8 the easy slab/face climb to the immediate left of Cold Feet -> Giant Man? There's an anchor at the top before the roof. It doesn't fit the description of Chicken Heads, so I'm guessing this is the lower part of Ale 8.... Seemed easier than a 5.8, and certainly not a 5.12... maybe 5.6-5.7ish?


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : g. V3 - Middle Earth : Sente (5.9)
By: cliffmama When: Apr 26, 2012

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Comments: Love this climb, great for those who like thin, balancy moves. Dicey first moves until you can get gear in - I'm 5'6" tall and I have to use the slopey ramp as a hold until I can reach the big horizontal. Then three bolts make the hardest section a well protected sport climb - it's very thin here but if you fell, you won't go far. Then the rest is easy trad. Tree has sling anchor on it, so easy to set up top rope from here to TR Sente, and Thin Slabs with a directional.


Location: NY : The Gunks
By: cliffmama When: Jul 1, 2011

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Comments: The Gunks Climbers Coalition, established in the fall of 2002, is an advocacy group dedicated to creating and maintaining sustainable opportunities for responsible climbing along the Shawangunk Ridge and surrounding areas. To keep up to date with Gunks related news, watch our website at gunksclimbers.org,,
or our Facebook Page, Twitter feed or join our [[GCC Mai... more >>


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : b. Jackie and friends : P38 (5.10b PG13)
By: cliffmama When: Aug 30, 2010

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Comments: For those who don't want to lead it, it's pretty straightforward to set up a toprope on it by ascending Radcliffe (class 4) and building an anchor above P38. You'll need some directional gear (because the crack is leaning), which can be set when rapping down the route after setting up your toprope anchor.

There are 2 ways to do the start. One is to pull the overhang directly below the crack. Another is to ascend slightly left of the crack, and once over the overhang, balance over right to th... more >>


Location: WV : The New River Gorge : New River Gorge Proper : Junkyard Area : Junkyard Wall : Antropov's Cold (5.11c)
By: cliffmama When: May 26, 2009

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Comments: If you have tiny fingers, you won't need to do a dyno move.
My tiny 12 year old (56 pounds) sent it today, and her fingers are so small, she was able to fit them into the crack and avoided the dyno.


Contributed Forum Posts

Topic Title Forum Author Date
Gunks Climbers' Coalition Annual Party 9/17 - save the date!Eastern StatescliffmamaJul 1, 2011
Gunks Adopt-A-Crag Day - 10/30/2010Eastern StatescliffmamaSep 27, 2010
Rosendale Waterworks Climbing Access OpenedEastern StatescliffmamaSep 27, 2010
5/22 GCC's BIG PARTY fundraiser for new Rosendale Waterworks climbing area BoulderingcliffmamaMay 14, 2010
5/22 GCC's BIG PARTY fundraiser for new Rosendale Waterworks climbing areaEastern StatescliffmamaMay 14, 2010
re: Pat Ament's East coast tour of his new film, "The Disciples of Gill"Eastern StatescliffmamaApr 18, 2010
Pat Ament's East coast tour of his new film, "The Disciples of Gill"Eastern StatescliffmamaApr 16, 2010
Pat Ament's East coast tour of "The Disciples of Gill" - a film about John GillBoulderingcliffmamaApr 16, 2010
Pat Ament's East coast tour of his new film, "The Disciples of Gill"General ClimbingcliffmamaApr 16, 2010

Contributed Stars

Name Quality Location

P38 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b PG13

NY : The Gunks : ... : b. Jackie and friends

Sente 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a

NY : The Gunks : ... : g. V3 - Middle Earth