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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What tunks hell is a Double Munter Hitch? 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. The Search Search the app by simply entering the name, or route number. Photos of select landmarks show you what to look out for when you approach your trail.


Best guidebook for The Gunks???

Guidr Resistance of Webbing. There is no water once you leave the cars. You should the following personal gear at a minimum: For those of the softer or smarter persuasion, there is a variety of lodging options available ranging from economical through extravagant. Unlike print books, the apps are kept up-to-date with new climbs, photos, closures, and condition information. Where do we stay and eat? Get our classic Trapps shirt guude the new Lambo shirts.

How do I start climbing there? Search the list by grade, protection, ticked status, or stars. What is the climbing like?

Search the app by simply entering the name, or route number. Climbing Crags and Beta. Belaying from the Top while Toproping. Thanks Bob Graver for this update!

Every trail is listed in order and has an associated photo. See the Update History for details about subsequent content changes. The difference, however, is that the rock at the Gunks is a Quartzsite conglomerate making guidde as hard or harder than most granite and where all the features at Seneca are vertically oriented most of the ledges, cracks, and other features are horizontal to the loving earth we depart on our climbing adventures at the Gunks.


Plenty of clubs, etc. Where do I get more information? Numerous times each year, springtime thru autumn can you sat spectacular?!

PATC-MS – Gunks Guide

Did I mention, New Paltz is a college town? When is it Time to Retire a Lead Rope? All these guidebooks continue to receive updates. Toggle navigation Gunks Apps.

All routes are accessed to the base of the climbs by either carriage road or easy walking path. DC Climbing History Videos. The rock at the Gunks is the same band of Tuscarora sandstone that runs the entire length of the northeast coast of our nation.

A PMC Members Shawangunks (pronounced shone-gum) or Gunks Quick Guide

Rappeling on a very thin rope. What is so great about it? Zoomable base shots take the guess work out of finding the start of your route. The Trapps Routes was initially released at the end of