Tag Archives: Mohonk Preserve

Route Profile: Son of Easy O, 5.8, 35m, Gunks, NY

Son of Easy O is likely the best 5.8 in the Gunks.  Both pitches (sometimes linked as one super pitch) offer fantastic and reasonable climbing at the grade.  The exposure is just right, and you have to walk about 45 … Continue reading

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Fun.

Here are some images from last week. SOme are repeats, but we had so much fun, I couldn’t not put these up.

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Leon & Joe, Gunks Bound in Rocktober

Joe and his father Leon visited us at the Gunks this week.  They’ve climbed in Acadia National Park previously with a colleague of mine, and that set us up well. We spent the morning reviewing skills at the Guide’s Wall, … Continue reading

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Lead Climbing Skills Seminar

Robert and I had been planning a 2 day leader skills seminar for a few months.  Given his extensive experience, advanced knowledge of climbing technical skills, and fitness/ability, we came up with a structured and progressional program to get him … Continue reading

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Mohr climbing with Brian & Vince

I’ve climbed a lot of hard ice pitches with Brian.  He’s a beast.  He came north again from Pittsburgh and brought his buddy Vince.  These two throuroughbreds arrived with their tickets punched for classics.  Only starred climbs allowed.  And they … Continue reading

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