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Trip Information
Name: Shawangunks Weekend
Starts: Sun Sep 14, 2014
Meetup: West Trapps Parking at 8:30am
Return: Sun Sep 14, 2014

Registration opens: Wed Sep 10, 2014
Event category: Rock Climbing
Difficulty grade: C5  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: 4

Organizer: Adrian Burke
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Climbing in the Shawangunks, in New York state. A unique style of climbing, all trad, up horizontals and many a steep roof. The climbing here is the "Best of the East" with thousands of climbs available. A huge range of everything from 5.3 to 5.13. Note that the grades are stiff in the Gunks! Don't expect to jump from Squamish 5.10 to Gunks 5.10; you may be in for an unpleasant (and pumpy!) surprise!


As evidence, check out the photo below -- that's a freakin' 5.9!!!

Trip Photos
Seth on the final roof problem on Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK) Direct (5.9)
_Seth on the final roof problem on Cascading Crystal Kaleidoscope (CCK) Direct (5.9)
https://bcmc.ca/m/photos/get_image/file/54521b1074050414210653de6379dbb3.jpg
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