What is your favorite resource for climbing in The Gunks? I currently have the Gunks App; it just seems to lack detail on the routes. The Gunks are home for VMG. The routes are well known, the terrain, weather patterns and flow of other climbers based on time of year are familiar. Climbing in . The Mohonk Preserve is part of a much larger area called the Shawangunk Ridge (aka The Gunks are world class climbing cliffs which draw thousands of rock Eastern Mountain Sports Schools guides at work and play in some of the best.

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The Trapps Routes was initially released at the end of Finding the correct approach trail is a challenge, even for locals. Bringing old shoes to life. Unlike print books, the apps are kept up-to-date with new climbs, photos, closures, and condition information.

And did I mention roofs? Gunks routes offer horizontal bulges and roofs on most routes with sometimes the most improbable and creative solutions.

Best guidebook for The Gunks???

The approaches vary from less than five minutes to an hour all on the afore-mentioned carriage roads or walking paths. A More Efficient 3: Filtering options are in the left hand menu: All routes are accessed to the base of the climbs by either carriage road or easy walking path.

Search the app by simply entering the name, or route number. Unparalleled high resolution zoomable aerial photos provide precision topos, belays, cliff-top navigation, and rappels. Photos of select landmarks show you what to look out for when you approach your trail.


There are four main cliffs The Trapps, Near Trapps, Millbrook, and Sky Top closed to the public and several other smaller crags located on the Mohonk Preserve, a nature and recreational preserve started by the Smiley family in the early 20 th century. What is The Gunks and where is it? What do you folks do after climbing? Toggle navigation Gunks Apps. Climbing with Hearing Loss. Preventing Rope Tangles During Rappels.

Plenty of clubs, etc. NOT – if the hard climbing, lycra-clad portion of our tribe start getting antsy just have them rub up against the afore-mentioned rap anchors until they stop quiveringJ. Check gumks BC’s exquisite sets and rapid turn over.

Best guidebook for The Gunks???

Adding a Keeper Cord to your GriGri. The Gunks are a collection of foot or so high cliffs guidw just outside the town of Gardiner, NY.

Copy the following text and post it to the Climbing Partners forum on the Mountaineering Section homepage potomacmountainclub. There are three general routes most use for the commute between the DC Metro area and the Gunks: What the hell is a Double Munter Hitch?

What is the climbing like? How do I start climbing there? The Base Zoomable base shots take the guess work out of finding the start of your route.

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Mountain Project has good location information and route descriptions for the more popular routes, and Gunks. Looking for a leader for climbing at the Gunks for fill in available dates here. Most of the routes where put up during the days of 50 or even 30 meter ropes so one 60m will certainly suffice to get you up and down.

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Routes do, however, occasionally wander and of course there are the roofs so either good runnering skills or double ropes are certainly useful. The Nears Routes was released in October The best parking is in the West Trapps parking lot until that fills and then you have the parking on the Mohonk Visitor Center side of the ridge which is usually plentiful and only slightly less gunnks. Up Rope Newsletter Archive. The Search Search the app by simply entering the name, or route number.

In an effort to prolong the lives of these rap trees the local community began installing bolted rap anchors — look for and use these if available. We don’t just convert existing guidebooks into apps, we use all the capabilities of smart phones. Get our classic Trapps shirt or the new Lambo shirts.

Check out High Exposure. You can still climb safely. Zoomable base shots take the guess work out of finding the start of your route.

Shirts will also be sold at BC’s climbing gym in New Paltz! Want to partner with us to create an app for your local area? Thanks Bob Graver for this update! Imagine a cleaner and harder more dense Seneca Gide turned sideways.

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