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The Keyhole area is the first band of cliff that you find directly abutting the Undercliff Road as you walk north from the Trapps bridge. There are a number of great warm-ups intermingled with classic not-to-be-missed problems. Named for the 5.7 trad off-width crack climb and its two variations (5.9, 5.9+), all three of which are worthwhile V0s. Highlights in the area include the Gill Egg (V4), Clune Crank (V1), Gill Crack (V2), Dirty White Boys and Puerto Ricans (V7) and the Gill Pinch Roof (V4).
Walk three minutes north on the Undercliff Road from the Trapps Bridge.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Keyhole Cliff area:
Keyhole Offwidth V0 4 Boulder, 15'
Keyhole Crack Left V0 4 Boulder, 12'
Keyhole Crack Right V0 4 Boulder, 12'
Clune Crank V1 5 Boulder, 10'
Gill Crack (AKA The Brat Gill Variation) V2 5+ Boulder, 17'
Three Fools V3 6A Boulder, 10'
Gill Pinch Roof V4 6B Boulder, 15'
The Gill Egg (AKA Gillís Route) V4 6B Boulder, 12'
Featured Route For Keyhole Cliff area
Gill Crack (AKA The Brat Gill Variation) V2 5+ NY : The Gunks : ... : Keyhole Cliff area
Starting from the low horizontal, undercling, jam and lunge your way up the left-arching crack at the far right-hand side of the keyhole cliff face. Holds continue above the crack and on the right-hand face to a dark hold 17 feet off the deck. Traverse off right and down climb the slabby face (very carefully) or drop to your pad. It's done. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NY
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