Elevation: 639 ft
GPS: 37.6, -89.193 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Sam Spuds on Jan 6, 2014
Admins: Dave Hug
Access Issue: Stick Clipping Is Highly Recommended Details

Description

Awesome Sandstone roof loaded with boulder problems with lower end difficulty trad lines nearby. A frequented site by locals.

Getting There

From the parking area, follow the approach trail until you reach the bluff line. Look left and notice a roof loaded with problems. Approach it and have fun.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Gill Roof

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V3-4 6A+
 19
Standard
Boulder
V6 7A
 7
Pinch Me
Boulder
V7 7A+
 8
Devil on a Leash
Boulder
V9-10 7C+
 6
Leashless Angel
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Standard
 19
V3-4 6A+ Boulder
Pinch Me
 7
V6 7A Boulder
Devil on a Leash
 8
V7 7A+ Boulder
Leashless Angel
 6
V9-10 7C+ Boulder
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Dave Hug
Carbondale, Illinois
Dave Hug   Carbondale, Illinois  
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Great beta video for the majority of problems in the Gill Roof. Video credit No ILL Bouldering Aug 17, 2014
Devin .  
Was out at the Gill Roof last weekend and it seems like 2 pretty obvious link-ups exist but I don't see them listed on MP.

The first is Sit starting as for Pinch Me but then traversing left along the base into the start of Devil on a Leash and then finishing as per DOAL.

The second is almost the same, sit starting at Pinch Me, except then traversing past the start of DOAL until you get into the start of Leashless Angel and then finishing as per LA.

I assume both have been done before, but I am curious if these link ups have distinct names, or if they are simply referred to as "Pinch Me into Devil on a Leash" and "Pinch Me into Leashless Angel"

Anyone know? Nov 5, 2018
Dave Hug
Carbondale, Illinois
Dave Hug   Carbondale, Illinois  
Devin, I am absolutely sure the link ups you speak of have been done. Some seriously strong climbers have literally done some of those problems one handed. Dec 19, 2018