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1. El Cap

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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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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

Weather station 2.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

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

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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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