Type: Trad, 80 ft
FA: Romano and Rezucha, and possibly "a climber from New Hampshire", 1975
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Access Issue: Tree Preservation and Rappelling Details
Access Issue: A portion of Near Trapps has been closed to climbing Details

Description

This route, also known as the "Left Void" (Avoid where Prohibited in the latest guide), is either the hardest 5.8 in the Gunks, or the easiest-looking 5.11. When you walk up to it, it looks deceivingly easy - 5.8 at worst! - but that folly is soon revealed. The crux is the obvious open book, and is well-protected; the climbing above is runout 5.9 to the rappel tree.

Location

The Voids are the two 5.11s on the front side of the Void block, almost at the end of the Nears.

Protection

Standard Gunks rack; be sure to have a selection of very small nuts.

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