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Delaware Water Gap (PA)  


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Description 

The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area is administered by the National Park Service. On the Pennsylvania side of the river, Mount Minsi is the main trad climbing destination. Ice climbing is possible on waterfalls around the recreation area some winters, depending on conditions.

For the many climbs on the east side of the river, see Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ (Mt.Tammany) .

See www.nps.gov/dewa for the park service map of the area.

Getting There 

Located in Monroe County, Pennsylvania on PA 611 just South of the town of Delaware Water Gap, PA.

Climbing Season



Weather station 2.4 miles from here

23 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',9],['5.7',2],['5.8',3],['5.9',3],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Delaware Water Gap (PA):
Surprise   5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 100'   Mount Minsi : f. Land of the Giants
Osprey   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 220'   h. The High Wall : 3. High Wall Right
Voyage of the Damned   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 150'   Mount Minsi : f. Land of the Giants
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JAG sets sail on "The Voyage of the Damned"

Voyage of the Damned 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  PA : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : ... : f. Land of the Giants
Just right of Chieftan, up typical dirty first pitch to belay at tree 20ft below ominous roof. Up to the roof, lean out place great gear, take many deep breaths and go for ride. Clear the lip and immidiatly move right and up to good stance. Plug in the biggest piece you got and now to really go for a voyage. Move left navigateing a difficult and awkward wide crack. Hanging belay from tiny gear. Pitch 3 goes straight up. Small gear (#1 camelot fits in a pocket protecting the giant reach). I...[more]   Browse More Classics in PA

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