p. East End Rock Climbing
Bouldering and Top-Roping out east and northeast from the Tower Wall and Puzzle Palace areas.
Usually quick and easy to reach from the main trailhead.
This East End Ramparts area includes these sectors (L to R) . . .
? . Hinterlands . ?
From the main Powerlinez trailhead on Torne Brook Rd (GPS latitude longitude approx N41.14227 W74.16227), walk the main gentle dirt road 0.25 mile / 400 meters (past the turnoff for Tower Wall and Basilisk) farther North toward the electric power substation to a junction at (N41.1462 W74.1619). At this junction turn sharp Left and walk SouthWest gentle up another dirt road about 160 ft / 50 meters. Here turn Right off the road and bushwhack uphill NorthWest about 160 feet / 50 meters to the base of the Jersey Volunteers
slab. To reach other rocks, turn Left and walk roughly horizontally parallel to the base of the cliffs up to 400 feet / 120 meters (until the access to Puzzle Palace).
. (It could also be reached by traversing NorthEast along the base of the cliffs from Puzzle Palace
, but this requires crawling under or around a large fallen tree).
Climbing Season For the Powerlinez area.
Weather station 2.1 miles from here
89 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',49],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For p. East End
Cap Wall Left Indirect 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a New York
: ... : 1. El Cap
Interesting variety of sustained traversing moves.Up the right-facing corner, then step left onto grassy platform which is the start of a grassy left-trending gully. Step Right onto the right-trending ramp. Traverse right-ward all the way to beyond the end of the ramp. Exit up to top of wall.? Project Lo ? Start the traverse with hands on the ramp (instead of feet).? Project Hi ? Start with feet on the ramp and traverse partway right-ward, but exit from the ramp earlier before its end, up the fa...[more] Browse More Classics in New York