Elevation: 1,032 ft
GPS: 41.73894, -74.18478
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Along the Cliff

last area: Frog's Head & The Arch | next area: The Mac Wall

Description

Major Features: The major attractions for this area are the classic-moderate namesake routes: Strictly From Nowhere and The Ceiling. There are, however, several other truly worthwhile routes in the surrounding area.

The left boundary of this area is the sharp, hanging arete of Ribs, which is just downhill from the Arch. At the right end, the huge corner system of Three Pines marks the boundary for the next section, e. The Mac Wall (Something Interesting).

Approach: The
Strictly's approach trail. A few feet north of the East Trapps Connector Trail (Stairmaster). is easily identified at the carriage road by its intersection with the East Trapps Connector trail -- the Stairmaster, as it's lovingly called, that comes up to the carriage road from the Visitor Center parking lot. This trail brings you right to the base of Strictly From Nowhere, and The Ceiling is just around the arete to the right.

Descents: There are bolted rappel lines over Ribs and over Strictly From Nowhere. One rope will do.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Strictly - The Ceiling

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 7
Shockley's Without
Trad
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 176
Ribs
Trad 2 pitches
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13
 95
High Corner
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 722
The Ceiling
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 96
Ribless (a.k.a. Spare Ribs)
Trad, TR
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 504
Strictly From Nowhere
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 131
Oscar and Charlie
Trad 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 75
Gorilla My Dreams
Trad 3 pitches
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c R
 53
Travels With Charley
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 74
Anguish
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 49
Glypnod
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 32
Glyptodon
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 62
Grim-Ace Face
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Nemesis
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 39
Ruby Saturday Direct
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Shockley's Without
 7
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad
Ribs
 176
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 2 pitches
High Corner
 95
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
The Ceiling
 722
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Ribless (a.k.a. Spare Ribs)
 96
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, TR
Strictly From Nowhere
 504
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Oscar and Charlie
 131
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 2 pitches
Gorilla My Dreams
 75
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Travels With Charley
 53
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c R Trad 3 pitches
Anguish
 74
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Glypnod
 49
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Glyptodon
 32
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Grim-Ace Face
 62
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Nemesis
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Ruby Saturday Direct
 39
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 2 pitches
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