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Along the Cliff
The major attractions for this area are the classic-moderate namesake routes: Strictly From Nowhere
and Shockley's Ceiling
. There are, however, several other truly worthwhile routes in the surrounding area.
The left boundary of this area is the sharp, hanging arete of Ribs
, which is just downhill from the Arch
. At the right end, the huge corner system of Three Pines
marks the boundary for the next section, e. The Mac Wall (Something Interesting)
The Shockley's Ceiling
approach trail is easily identified at the carriage road by its intersection with the East Trapps Connector trail -- the Stairmaster, as it's lovingly called, that comes up to the carriage road from the Visitor Center parking lot. This trail brings you right to the base of Strictly From Nowhere
, and Shockley's Ceiling
is just around the arete to the right. Descents:
There are bolted rappel lines over Ribs
and over Strictly From Nowhere
. One rope will do.
Ribless (a.k.a. Spare Ribs)
: 5.6, PG Ribs
: 5.4, PG (**) Calisthenic
: 5.7, PG
Gorilla My Dreams: 5.7, PG Splashtic
: 5.10a, PG-R
Gaston: 5.8, PG Oscar and Charlie
: 5.7, PG Travels With Charley
: 5.8-, R Strictly From Nowhere
: 5.7, PG (**)
Epiclepsy: 5.10, X Shockley's Ceiling
: 5.6, G
Mister Transistor: 5.10-, PG PR
: 5.11+, R Grim-Ace Face
: 5.9, PG
No Belle Prize: 5.10, R-X
Hi Coroner!: 5.9, PG High Corner
: 5.5, PG
Glyptomaniac: 5.8+, PG
Glyptodon: 5.8, PG Nemesis
: 5.10-, PG
Midnight Cowboy: 5.9+, R Glypnod
: 5.8, PG
Yesterday's Lemonade: 5.10-, PG-R Anguish
: 5.8, PG
Ruby Saturday: 5.9-, PG Ruby Saturday Direct
Raspberry Sundae: 5.9+, PG
Simple Ceilings: 5.5, PG
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
24 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Browse More Classics in d. Strictly - Shockley's
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for d. Strictly - Shockley's:
Ribs 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
High Corner 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
PG13 Trad, 3 pitches, 225'
Glypnod 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 210'
Anguish 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Hi Coroner! 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 200'
Nemesis 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 230'
PR 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
R Trad, 150'
Featured Route For d. Strictly - Shockley's
Shockley's Ceiling 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b NY
: The Gunks
: ... : d. Strictly - Shockley's
This route is considered to be one of the top three 5.6 routes at the Gunks, with High E and Madame G being the other two. The first two pitches can be linked up with Strictly From Nowhere - climb past the first roof of Strictly, and make a traverse right to the belay just below the Shockley's roof. P1 and P2 can easily be combined.The Shockley's access trail is located almost exactly where the East Trapps Connector Trail (the Stairmaster) meets the carriage road. This is ab...[more] Browse More Classics in NY
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BETA PHOTO: Ribless climbs the left face and arete. Ribs clim...
Looking down the "High Corner" Steep,Fun...
This is the start of Splashtic, which is a little ...
I'm leading Shockley's as the last pitch of a Stri...
Approaching the Strictly crux.
BETA PHOTO: P1 of Strictly
By micah richard
From: Litchfield, Connecticut
Aug 19, 2014
As of 8-15-14. The right hand bolt on the very top rap anchor is loose/ moves sideways in hole. Maybe just need a wrench to tighten up. Maybe needs to be re drilled.