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Areas in Delaware Water Gap (PA)

DWG Ice 0 / 0 / 5 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Mount Minsi 21 / 2 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 22
Slateford Creek (DWG) 0 / 0 / 9 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4 / 0 / 9
Elevation: 426 ft
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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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Delaware Water Gap (PA)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13
Surprise
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
Pussytoes
Trad, TR 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
Osprey
Trad 2 pitches
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Drifting Arrow
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Chieftain
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
High Falls
Trad 3 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Point of No Return
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
Voyage of the Damned
Trad 3 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Surprise Mount Minsi > f. Land of the Giants
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Pussytoes Mount Minsi > d. Cat Wall
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, TR 2 pitches
Osprey Mount Minsi > h. High Wall
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Drifting Arrow Mount Minsi > c. The Practice Face
5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Chieftain Mount Minsi > f. Land of the Giants
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 2 pitches
High Falls Mount Minsi > c. The Practice Face
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Point of No Return Mount Minsi > f. Land of the Giants
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Voyage of the Damned Mount Minsi > f. Land of the Giants
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad 3 pitches
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Brandon Hodakoski
East Stroudsburg
Brandon Hodakoski   East Stroudsburg
Been climbing the PA side at least 2 times a week. Everything from 5.6's-5.9's.
Usually Tuesday or Wednesday and Saturday mornings. October is a beautiful time to climb here and no one is ever around. Me and my partner went 10 times in the past 2 months and never saw other climbers.

Oct 23, 2015
Cidamon GD
woodbury
Cidamon GD   woodbury
IF ANYONE FINDS A BLACK OMEGA PACIFIC 50CM ICE TOOL PLEASE LET ME KNOW! BROKE FREE FROM MY BACK HEADING OUT OF DINGMANS. Jan 19, 2018

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