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1. El Cap Rock Climbing 

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Location: 41.14561, -74.16389 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: kenr on Apr 23, 2016
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BETA PHOTO: El Cap right side / slab - from East. overview of ...


Dome with a rock perched on it top.
Just west about 30 feet left from a 18-24 inch diameter mature tree (the "Giving Tree").

Right side is a slab with interesting features. Three top-rope routes so far.

Left is an overhanging wall mostly blank except for a crack (unclimbed so far) in its middle. One (contrived) top-rope route at its left end.

Could set up Top-Rope anchor by scrambling up around right side, using static line off trees.

. (Photo with route lines to be added soon) .

Getting There 

Follow the directions for the Giving Tree sector. Then this El Cap sector is on the left side.

Climbing Season

For the Powerlinez area.

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Cap Wall Left Indirect

Cap Wall Left Indirect 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  New York : Powerlinez : ... : 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

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Rock Climbing Photo: El Cap Wall / left side, seen from south. overview...
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