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Blasting Hole Problem Left 
Blasting Hole Problem Right 
Crack, The 
Dark Bulge, The 
Gill's Double Clutch 
Larsen's Leap 
Left Bulge 
Mental Block unknown 
Middle Traverse 
Unnamed DA 1 
Unnamed DA 2 
Unnamed DA 3 
Unnamed DA 4 
Unnamed DA 5 
Unnamed DA 6 
Unnamed DA 7 

Doug's Roof Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,000'
Location: 41.7369, -74.1892 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: JSH, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Anthony Baraff on Aug 25, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The left side of Doug's Roof: 1. The Dark Bulge (V...


Doug's Roof is a great place to warm up. There are a few good harder problems (The High Traverse (V4) and Gill's Double Clutch (V4)), but the two best reasons to drop by are shelter from the rain and its dozen or so easy to moderate problems.

Getting There 

Four minutes north on the Undercliff Road, look for the big roof that abuts the road on the left-hand side.

Climbing Season

Weather station 2.9 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Doug's Roof

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Doug's Roof:
Gill's Double Clutch   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Doug's Roof
Rock Climbing Photo: S. Face of the Mental Block  zoom in to see route ...

Mental Block unknown V0 4 PG13  NY : The Gunks : ... : Doug's Roof
This is a fun way to get lots of easy mileage. Start at the bottom right side of the South face and angle up left until you can top out on the curving crack. The ground follows you up as you move left, so you are never too high off the deck. And if you can make it past the crux move, the top out will be easy (5.4). You could also go straight up the right side, but that would be better as a top rope (5.11 ish)... The crux is moving left behind the tree to gain a tiny left angling ramp. The ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NY

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Rock Climbing Photo: The right side of Doug's Roof: 1. Middle Traverse ...
BETA PHOTO: The right side of Doug's Roof: 1. Middle Traverse ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The center of Doug's Roof: 1. Gill's Double Clutch...
BETA PHOTO: The center of Doug's Roof: 1. Gill's Double Clutch...
Rock Climbing Photo: Sliced Boulder in the Doug's Roof Area: 1. Unnamed...
BETA PHOTO: Sliced Boulder in the Doug's Roof Area: 1. Unnamed...

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