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Contributed Photos

Photo Caption Location Date
Rock Climbing Photo: It's a butt shot, but it shows the line of the fir...

It's a butt shot, but it shows the line of the first pitch of Alphonse pretty well. From here, i traversed left to a stance and did a hanging belay because all the gear was knee-height.

New York : The Gunks : ... : Alphonse (5.8)

Jul 9, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Dustin pulling up the 5.7 exit.  Heads up to the s...

Dustin pulling up the 5.7 exit. Heads up to the small pine, then traverses right into the notch.

New York : The Gunks : ... : Yum Yum Yab Yum (5.4)

Jul 9, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Ryan pulling the overhang on the optional 5.7 exit...

Ryan pulling the overhang on the optional 5.7 exit to the YYYY traverse.

New York : The Gunks : ... : Yum Yum Yab Yum (5.4)

Jul 9, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Looking down the arch on Standard Route from "...

Looking down the arch on Standard Route from "the mailbox". If you've got a 60m and you're coming up the arch and not the quartz pocket variation, do a semi-hanging belay here, you won't re

New Hampshire : *Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Standard Route (5.5 R)

Jul 7, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Bernardo heading from the thread-belay to the lunc...

Bernardo heading from the thread-belay to the lunch ledge.

New Hampshire : *Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Standard Route (5.5 R)

Jul 7, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Bernardo belaying at the two bolts at the very bot...

Bernardo belaying at the two bolts at the very bottom of the arch on standard route. Ryan traversing to the belay after climbing up from "The Toilet Bowl" in the background.

New Hampshire : *Whitehorse Ledge : ... : Standard Route (5.5 R)

Jul 7, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Ryan following on Main St.

Ryan following on Main St.

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Street (right) (5.6 PG13)

Jun 30, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Main street runs right up the center of the photo....

Main street runs right up the center of the photo. I'm at the top at the right end of the roof.

Pennsylvania : South Central PA : ... : Main Street (right) (5.6 PG13)

Jun 30, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Lauren pulling the final moves to the end of Trium...

Lauren pulling the final moves to the end of Triumvirate.

New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ... : ... : Triumverate (5.4 PG13)

Jun 29, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Ryan leading the top of Triumvirate in the rain.  ...

Ryan leading the top of Triumvirate in the rain. Belayed in the corner, but an easier belay is closer to the start of the traverse.

New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ... : ... : Triumverate (5.4 PG13)

Jun 29, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: The airy and easy 2nd/3rd pitch of Triumvirate.

The airy and easy 2nd/3rd pitch of Triumvirate.

New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ... : ... : Triumverate (5.4 PG13)

Jun 29, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: The awkward chimney on Layback.  Feels like it wan...

The awkward chimney on Layback. Feels like it wants to spit you out the whole time.

New York : The Gunks : ... : Layback (5.5)

Jun 29, 2010

Rock Climbing Photo: Cruisin the Layback

Cruisin the Layback

New York : The Gunks : ... : Layback (5.5)

Jun 29, 2010

Contributed Comments

 

Location: New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ... : Triumverate Wall : Cryptic Chimney (5.5 PG13)
By: Larry S When: Jul 3, 2017

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Comments: Yes, but it's very close and you have to do it correctly. See comments under The Rib.


Location: Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Delaware Water Gap (PA) : Mount Minsi
By: Larry S When: Jun 20, 2017

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Comments: Effective June 2nd, 2017, the closure is lifted. The falcons were again unsuccessful.


Location: Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Delaware Water Gap (PA) : Mount Minsi : c. The Practice Face : Drifting Arrow (5.7+)
By: Larry S When: Feb 23, 2017

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Comments: I'm sure it has been at some point, but your nutcraft better be good. I haven't revisited P1 and 2 in a long time, but I like to link into P3 from High Falls. The P3 crux is a committing move pulling out of an alcove right over a ledge, and I always protect it with a fingers size cam, getting a nut there could be tough. There also isn't much gear after the crux and as you top out. The picture above shows exiting left to a lower ledge i... more >>


Location: New York : The Gunks : The Trapps : h. The Arrow Wall - CCK : Arrow (5.8) : Photo
By: Larry S When: Aug 22, 2016

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Comments: I was on rappel and I tried to get the camera as far from the wall as possible. Also using a pretty wide angle lens which might be exagerating perspective it a bit. I think the composition was just luck though.


Location: New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ...
By: Larry S When: Aug 11, 2016

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Comments: CVRIV - Not really - It's definitely a traditional climbing area, and most of the routes go completely top to bottom (200 feet), with no fixed intermediate anchors. There are only a handful of bolts on either side of the gap, most are just for rappels and require 2 ropes.. There may be a spot or two you can scramble to a tree and set something up, but i wouldn't recommend it. On the PA side, there is some access via the catwalk onto a ledge about 40&@... more >>


Location: Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Delaware Water Gap (PA) : Mount Minsi : f. Land of the Giants : Point of No Return (5.8+ PG13)
By: Larry S When: Jul 18, 2016

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Comments: I can't tell if sonething has changed on route, but the belay looks like it's still there. The possible scar looks about 30 feet right of the balay.


Location: Pennsylvania : Southeastern Lowlands : Ralph Stover State Park (Hi... : h. Open Face
By: Larry S When: May 1, 2016

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Comments: Unless something's changed recently, the bolts are about 10 feet right of the weakness that Open Face follows on the upper half of the wall. see this route: Open Face Slab


Location: New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ... : Roadside Area : Tammany Girdle (Incomplete) (5.8+ PG13)
By: Larry S When: Apr 19, 2016

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Comments: Attempted to add a few more pitches to this over the weekend, starting from Black Wall:

P6. Starting as for Black Wall, climbed up about 30 feet, and began traversing, bypassing the outside corner. We traversed across the Triumvirate wall and belayed atop the lower corner of The Rib, about halfway up the first pitch, at the same hight as the slabs below Friends in High Places.

P7. From there, we went across the slabs below Friends in High Places. We set a belay in the Colorado Corner, but the... more >>


Location: New Jersey : Delaware Water Gap NRA, NJ ...
By: Larry S When: Feb 27, 2016

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Comments: Definitely climbable if you can find a partner, but the gap is little traveled. Try the Partner Finder, look for people around 07832 and 18013.


Location: Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Delaware Water Gap (PA) : Mount Minsi : d. Cat Wall : Pussytoes (5.5)
By: Larry S When: Aug 30, 2015

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Comments: The bolts at the top of P2 are looking in poor shape. They appear to be a rawl 5pc plated steel with metolius rap hangers. The bolts themselves are decently rusted on the outside. Perhaps someone with a little more bolting experience can check them out?


Location: Pennsylvania : Northeast Ridges and Valley... : Delaware Water Gap (PA) : Mount Minsi : h. High Wall
By: Larry S When: Aug 30, 2015

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Comments: The top rap anchor on Osprey/HH has been replaced, not sure when for sure, but in the last 2 years for certain. Nice SS Fixe hangers with Chains in a perfect location. A mid-wall anchor has also appeared which allows rapping with a single rope. It's tough to find though, hiding over a tiny ledge 15' left of the first rap line, at a height about 20 feet above the first belay ledge on Osprey. HOWEVER! I don't know if you would reach it on a 60m rope, if you do it will be close. It's worth no... more >>


Location: Pennsylvania : Southeastern Lowlands : Haycock Mountain (Nockamixo...
By: Larry S When: Jun 28, 2015

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Comments: Josh - I'm not the most knowledgeable on haycock - but things we probably be pretty overgrown, and with the heat & humidity, the climbing might be greasy. I think i went in the summer a few years ago and the caves trail was practically gone. It's tough to follow when the foliage isn't in. If you've never been and do go, i would start at the hanger 18 area.

If it doesn't work out for you, Ralph Stover / High Rocks is just down the road too, with easy top-rope setups, but that place is an oven... more >>


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