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Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : d. Harvest Moon to the End : Far from the Madding Crowd (5.8)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: 3 days ago

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Comments: PG with a normal gunks rack and small TCU's if you are creative.

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : b. Gelsa to Moe (closure) : El Camino (5.11b R)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Mar 10, 2014

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Comments: Bring the two smallest c3's.

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : c. Moe (closure) to Harvest... : Interiah (5.9+)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Nov 5, 2013

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Comments: There are a few sweet moves on this route but the dirty start, pine needle ledge traverse, and easy section up top do detract a bit.

Location: NV : Red Rock : Mt. Wilson : Aeolian Wall : Inti Watana (5.10+)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Oct 3, 2013

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Comments: We added chains to the rappel route today. 7 double 60 meter raps gets you down from the top. Definitely tie knots for the second to last (pitches 3 and 4).

Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : 2. Duet Area etc : Raven Crack (5.9)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: May 14, 2012

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Comments: I disagree that the climbing on the second and third pitches "has some very loose, terrible rock". In fact, the cracks are superb and very high quality. After stepping left off the belay, head straight up the cracks aiming for a big ledge/stance on the right arete. A tricky move back left and some more crack climbing gets you to the 3rd/4th class traverse ledge. When you get to the end of the dirty ramp, you are standing 3 feet above the bolts on Duet Direct. I found two decent placements (... more >>

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : d. Harvest Moon to the End : I'm OK, You're OK (5.9)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: May 8, 2012

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Comments: A set of offset brassies (to build a nest 20 feet up) and a number 3 camalot are helpful gear that may not be on your normal gunks rack.

Location: NH : *NH Ice and Alpine Climbing : Cannon Ice Climbs : Black Dike (5.6 WI4-5 M3)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Jan 25, 2012

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Comments: Thanks for the historical perspective Bradley.

Location: NH : Cannon Cliff : Photo
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Jan 25, 2012

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Comments: Nice work with this photo!

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : c. Moe (closure) to Harvest... : As the cliff turns (5.8)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Oct 24, 2011

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Comments: Didn't even recognize this route existed even though I had frequented the proximate area over several years. Although it doesnt look very clean, the route itself is and has some real interesting climbing and good features. May be soft for Gunks 5.9, perhaps due to this route not being polished like some of the more popular routes.

Location: WV : The New River Gorge : Meadow River Gorge : Lower Meadow : Sunkist Wall : Arachniphobia (5.9)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Oct 17, 2011

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Comments: Although short, this route is SUPERB! Be sure not to miss it if you are in the area.

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Red Pillar (5.5)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Aug 23, 2010

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Comments: I've done this climb twice and each time ended up in "do not fall" territory on the headwall above the pillar on the first pitch. I did not explore left or right of of the obvious line directly up the face so be prepared if climbing near your limit.

The headwall and the last 50 feet of the second pitch are some of the best 5.5 the gunks has to offer. The little dirty sections in between keep the route unoccupied :)

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Trapps : c. Frog's Head - the Arch : Easy Overhang (5.2)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Oct 12, 2009

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Comments: The second belay at the top of the cliff is a nightmare. There are hundreds of golf to tennis ball sized and shaped rocks that want to kill whoever is belaying on Son of Easy Overhang below. What would be an otherwise fantastic pitch for a new leader is, in my opinion, a terrible situation to put them in.

Location: NY : The Gunks : The Near Trapps : a. Beginning of cliff to Ge... : Disneyland (5.6)
By: Jeffrey Dunn When: Apr 14, 2008

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Comments: It makes no sense to belay in the notch following the awkward mantle. Instead, move up into the open book/corner above and belay from there on a bomber piton backed up with nuts. You can then extend down to a better stance which allows you to watch your second on the face below. Really great climbing if you have your logistics sorted out.