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Chalkboard Wall  


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Submitted By: Taino on Dec 14, 2006
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Description 

Very different type of climbing - tiny quartz crystals and small horizontals, with few big jugs and an actual fingercrack in a dihedral. Some of the more technical climbing in PK; routes from 5.8 to 5.12. Home to one of the few double-bolted anchors.

Getting There 

Go past Little Havana approx 50 feet. When you get to the base of a tall, very white, rather featureless face in a natural amphitheater, with a large flake in the middle of the wall, you've arrived.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.1 miles from here

11 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',1],['5.8',4],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chalkboard Wall:
Summer School   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Pop Quiz   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
Dunce's Corner   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   
School Chimney   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     TR, 55'   
Standardized Testing   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Chalkboard Wall
The line plus cam placements to avoid big swings

Writer's Block 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  NY : The Gunks : ... : Chalkboard Wall
This is the single route up the wall just to the right of Standardized Testing and Dunces Corner. The climb ascends mainly up the center of the wall moving slightly left along the way.See JoeNY's comment below for a more detailed description....[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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