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45 MPH WI4
Air Mattress S WI4 M6
Banana WI4 M5-6
Center Pillar WI4-
Cigar WI3 M4
Dead Deer Gully WI3
Evil Twin WI5+
Homeland Insecurity WI4
Left Corner WI3
Lock 20 South WI3
Locktenders T WI4
Main Flow WI4
Main Gully WI2-3
Mixed Emotions T WI4 PG13
Pencil WI5
Rubber Sheets S WI4 M6+
Specific Gravity S WI4+ M7
Type: Ice, 300 ft, 3 pitches, Grade II
FA: unknown
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Shared By: Alex Kowalcyk on Feb 20, 2015
Admins: Justin Johnsen, Kyle Stapp

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Beginning February 1st and lasting until July 31st, a section of the Nockamixon Cliffs Natural Area in Delaware Canal State Park will be CLOSED TO ALL ACTIVITY. Details

Description

This is another popular gully that forms well by late-season. This climb is more sustained for the grade than Main Gully or Dead Deer Gully, with each pitch increasing slightly in difficulty. There is quality climbing to be had on all three pitches. There are sections with short bulges as well as longer steeper sections. The last pitch features a headwall with a few variations. The easiest way up the headwall is WI3+ and the most difficult is WI4- if you opt for the vertical pillar.

Location

This is the 3rd gully one sees on the left while walking north from the main parking lot. If walking south from the smaller pullout, this gully is on the right just after Lock 20 gully. It is very close to the walking bridge that crosses the canal. Scramble up the snow or rock about 100' to approach the start of this climb.

Protection

Standard ice rack with long runners for slinging trees. Belay from trees or place screw anchors. Rappel down from numerous trees.

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