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5. Wichquawanck Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 600'
Location: 41.14544, -74.16653 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: SMarsh, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: kenr on Dec 10, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: Wichquawanck - Left + Center: F. Biltong

Description 

About 30-40 feet high with a variety of rock features.

By the side of main trail.

Mainly faces SouthWest.

Top-Rope: To get access to the top of the cliff, go right to main Good Book wall trail, go up that to top of short steep hill, then exit Left (NW) to top of this sector.

warning: Loose rock is still a concern in this sector. Belayer or other members of party should not stand anywhere near underneath the climber.

Getting There 

One way to get here is to first go to Tower Wall, then walk flat NorthWest past Three Bears and Dave's Wall, then past the Munsee and Ramapaugh boulders to the junction (lat long ~ N41.1453 W74.1667) with the trail which goes up to the Good Book wall. Turn Right onto that trail and hike uphill NE for about 75 feet, then about half-way up before reaching the top of the slope, turn Left off the trail to traverse NW about 25-50 ft to base of the Wichquawanck sector.

Climbing Season

For the Powerlinez area.

Weather station 2.2 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For 5. Wichquawanck

Freecrack 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  New York : Powerlinez : ... : 5. Wichquawanck
Awkward start with slopy stuff above.Harder when wet.Originally done as a boulder problem.Steep start, then up the corner with the crack in it.warning: Loose rock is still a concern here. Belayer or other members of party should not stand anywhere near underneath the climber. . . . (Lots of vegetation on this rock as of 2016. Be prepared when climbing to navigate around protruding trees and branches, and dealing with holds slippery with grass, lichen, moss, dirt)....[more]   Browse More Classics in New York

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BETA PHOTO: Wichquawanck - center gully from SW F. Biltong N. ...
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