Type: Trad, 95 ft (29 m)
FA: Andy Cairns & Jim Kolocotronis - 1973
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Shared By: Josh Janes on Feb 21, 2006 · Updates
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Welcome to the Gunks is a nice little single-pitch climb that passes through multiple roofs!

Begin below tiered roofs at the center of a low roof with two crack/flake systems which is right of Tequila Mockingbird and Dry Martini. The access trail for Welcome to the Gunks is about an 8-min. walk from the Uberfall, and a 4-min. walk from where the East Trapps Connector Trail meets the carriage road.

The first bit is difficult and scary - unprotected moves on slopers will get you to some decent gear. Above this there is another runout through the second roof, but fortunately the rest of the climb is well-protected.

A 2-bolt anchor gets you to the ground with one 60m rope.


Standard Rack.