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Major Features: The moniker of Slime Wall is really only apt in the early spring. As it is densest in harder routes, you're fairly likely to find solitude (+/- carriage-road traffic) this far down the cliff.
Last Frontier: 5.10, G
18 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for k. The Slime Wall:
Sundance 5.6 4c 14 V S 4b Trad, 2 pitches, 130'
Tangled Up and Blue 5.8- 5b 16 VI- VS 4c Trad, 1 pitch
Wasp 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 230'
Simple Suff 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Falled on Account of Strain 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
Last Frontier 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 200'
Frustration Syndrome 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Golden Showers 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
The Stand 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ E3 5c Trad, 75'
April Showers 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch
Comedy In Three Acts 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Kligfield's Follies 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 75'
Techno-Suff 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Featured Route For k. The Slime Wall
Kligfield's Follies 5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a NY : The Gunks : ... : k. The Slime Wall
Because of Dick Williams' rather superlative description of the difficulty of this route, and after coming to expect 5.11 and up Gunks climbs to be extremely involved and generally terrifying, I'd kept away from it for a long time. However I was psyched to discover that Kligfield's is, for the most part, a good ol' mostly vertical pump with relatively straight-forward gear... reminiscent of a funky granite corner or something you'd find in Eldorado Canyon.The line follows an arching crack syste...[more] Browse More Classics in NY
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