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Suppers Ready 

YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a

   
Type:  Trad, 150'
Original:  YDS: 5.12- French: 7a+ Ewbanks: 25 UIAA: VIII+ ZA: 25 British: E5 6a [details]
FA: Jim Damon and Felix Modugno, 1984
Season: Spring, summer, fall
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Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Oct 23, 2006

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Description 

Supper's Ready is one of the Gunks' definitive multi-tiered roof routes, if not the granddaddy of 'em all.

Start up the face and corner of Hans' Puss. You can climb the corner, or just left of it, for ~60 feet. When the corner turns roofy and heads left, look up and out behind you for a line of chalked holds. There may be a fixed wire where this line of holds starts. Bouldery moves get you established on the tiers, then lead to long static or dynamic moves between jugs until you reach the final lip encounter. At the lip, some bouldering strength is helpful to pull over via small crimps. Just after the lip make a great dyno for a good bucket, and then follow weakness and horizontals to the GT ledge and a wire belay around a tree. 150 feet, 12a PG.

There is a second pitch that goes at 12a as well, though it did not look like it sees much action.

Location 

Right of Nurse's Aid, and left of Hans' Puss.

Protection 

Standard Gunks rack; you may want a #3.5 Camalot.

As of Dec. 2015, there is a fixed anchor of cams and Tricams above the hard climbing and below the GT ledge that allows you to lower off with a 70m, but keep an eye on (or knot) the end of the rope, it can be really close depending on where your belayer is standing.


Photos of Suppers Ready Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Foster
Dan Foster
Rock Climbing Photo: Pump
Pump
Rock Climbing Photo: Getting ready for the final crux.
Getting ready for the final crux.
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Foster, nearing the end.
Dan Foster, nearing the end.
Rock Climbing Photo: MegaJugz
MegaJugz
Rock Climbing Photo: Dan Foster (I think)
Dan Foster (I think)
Rock Climbing Photo: falling
falling

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By Matt Ludwig
May 18, 2007

I felt like a fat kid chasing the ice cream truck after doing this route!!!
By Jon H
From: Boulder
Oct 30, 2010

Hangdogged this thing all day long. Super burly.
By Evan Stevens
Oct 9, 2011
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

Definitely easier for taller folks, as the moves are quite big between really good holds.
By Dan Flynn
Administrator
From: MA
Apr 6, 2012

Possible to TR after leading up to the ledge (e.g. by Feast of Fools) with a 70m rope. Take some webbing for a long anchor off of the big tree.

Bonus: massive airtime on each miss...

Also no reason not to go for the lead, with fixed gear in place at (for me) both crux moves.
By Vanya Perevozov
From: Denver, CO
Sep 6, 2012

My friend lead it placing gear, then we both did a pinkpoint run for the camera:

By Simon Thompson
From: New Paltz, NY
Dec 21, 2015
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a

As of yesterday (12/20/15) there is a fixed anchor of cams and Tricams above the hard climbing and below the GT ledge that allows you to lower off with a 70m, but keep an eye on(or knot) the end of the rope, it can be really close depending on where your belayer is standing.

Awesome, pumpy route with two short bouldery cruxes separated by the biggest holds you'll ever be tempted to fall off of. Clean falls and great gear. Two fixed wires below each crux significantly reduces the pump of placing gear in those sections so really no reason not to go for it even if it's near your limit. Sick line.
By SethG
Dec 21, 2015

Nice, Simon-- pretty good tick for late December!
By kendallt
Dec 22, 2015

From the same fixed tricam anchor with a 60m rope you can rappel to the small ledge with a tree on it, and walk off left.

Once again watch the ends it's really close, if not a foot or two short.
By GabrielKoybz
Apr 19, 2016

No more fixed pro as of 4.16. Anchor before the gt is still there and still bomber.

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