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Whoever this guy is, he's just plain irresponsible.


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Photo Caption Location Date
wait, so....

wait, so....

Eastern States : Leading at Lost T - what is... : Post

Aug 17, 2012

Whoever this guy is, he's just plain irresponsible.

Whoever this guy is, he's just plain irresponsible.

rogerbenton : album1

May 5, 2012

other side of knot

other side of knot

Trad Climbing : Reslung alien- how's this l...

Apr 16, 2012

close up of water knot

close up of water knot

Trad Climbing : Reslung alien- how's this l...

Apr 16, 2012

new sling

new sling

Trad Climbing : Reslung alien- how's this l...

Apr 16, 2012

starting the crux...

starting the crux...

NY : The Gunks : ... : 10,000 Restless Virgins (5.10d)

Sep 29, 2011

feeling around for holds...

feeling around for holds...

NY : The Gunks : ... : Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc... (5.8 PG13)

Sep 29, 2011

what a great route! can't wipe the smile off my face...

what a great route! can't wipe the smile off my face...

NY : The Gunks : ... : Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc... (5.8 PG13)

Sep 29, 2011

Eric at the end of the P2 traverse, clipped into the questionable pin...

Eric at the end of the P2 traverse, clipped into the questionable pin...

NY : The Gunks : ... : Bonnie's Roof (5.9)

Sep 29, 2011

Contributed Comments

 

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : b. Gelsa to Moe (closure) : To Be Or Not To Be (5.11d R) : Photo
By: rogerbenton When: Aug 19, 2014

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Comments: I wouldn't know for sure which is "THE" way but when we did it we went slightly left where the line in the pic goes slightly right.

Sort of crappy right hand (or match) at the right corner under the block (right above where the yellow line kinks right) then a big move high and left for the top left corner of the block, no?

That's what was chalked up, anyway, and good fun.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame... : Beatle Brow Bulge (5.10-)
By: rogerbenton When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: 5.9+, G, lots of fun.

Certainly easier than wegtables or simple suff.

small blue camalot for the roof.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : e. The Mac Wall (Something ... : Welcome to the Gunks (5.10a/b PG13)
By: rogerbenton When: Jul 21, 2014

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Comments: Wow. This thing is brutal.
Be very concious of rope drag, the last two roofs are probably much more fun without it.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : k. The Slime Wall : Simple Suff (5.10a/b)
By: rogerbenton When: Jun 18, 2014

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Comments: "Suffering"...

Makes perfect sense.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : l. Sleepy Hollow : 10,000 Restless Virgins (5.10d)
By: rogerbenton When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: I dunno, I found this to be tough. The moves and holds are there but it's real work getting established over that roof.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : l. Sleepy Hollow : Boron Destroyer (5.10a/b)
By: rogerbenton When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: Didn't think this was so bad. Two crux's if you keep left on the clean white rock.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : d. Strictly - Shockley's : Strictly From Nowhere (5.7)
By: rogerbenton When: Jun 16, 2014

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Comments: That copperhead is still there as of this morning (6/15).
He hangs out on a small ledge with a tuft of grass sticking out.
He was shedding his skin today so he's only getting bigger....


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Erect Direction (5.10c) : Photo
By: rogerbenton When: May 9, 2014

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Comments: Holy smokes-

GREAT shot.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Cascading Crystal Kaleidosc... (5.8 PG13) : Photo
By: rogerbenton When: Jan 27, 2014

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Comments: Mike- we did some variation, the details of which I don't recall. Sort of the direct, sort of something else. Anyway it was one of my first times at the gunks and i was following the rope... and having a blast.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : k. The Slime Wall : Falled on Account of Strain (5.10b)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 15, 2013

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Comments: Man, what a route. Definitely do it in one pitch. Big smiles, thumping pulse. Made my day.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : a. The Uberfall : Herdie Gerdie (5.8)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 15, 2013

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Comments: Super easy to set an anchor atop the block to TR this, Dirty Gerdie, Dogs in Heat , Red Cabbage, and Red Cabbage Right.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : b. Jackie and friends : Miss Bailey (5.6 PG13)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 14, 2013

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Comments: Super fun. It would be a shame not to do all three pitches.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : d. Strictly - Shockley's : Oscar and Charlie (5.7)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 14, 2013

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Comments: P1- great little corner.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : f. The Guides' Wall (Madame... : Friends and Lovers (5.9 PG13)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 14, 2013

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Comments: FWIW, Grey Dick calls it PG but also calls out ballnutz for crux pro.


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : j. The Yellow Wall (Airy Ar... : The Spring (P1) (5.9)
By: rogerbenton When: Nov 10, 2013

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Comments: Stopped and stood there midway between the overhang and the ground for like 3 minutes dicking around trying to get a micro nut in. Finally gave up and just went to the overhang. After, we watched another party climb it, the leader stopped halfway to the overhang and stood there for like 3 minutes trying to dick in a micro nut before finally giving up and heading upwards... Great little pitch though.

Also- I submit that 'Manly, Yes, But I Like It Too" (which according to the grey Dick is the ar... more >>


Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : k. The Slime Wall : Techno-Suff (5.11d)
By: rogerbenton When: Oct 26, 2013

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Comments: May as well give it a go after doing Simple Suff. A red c3 for a directional at the top of the right-leaning crack is helpful.


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