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The Trapps

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About The Trapps:

The Trapps is the most popular cliff at the Gunks. There are fantastic climbs of all difficulties along its entire 3 mile length. The nice flat carriage road runs along the base of the entire cliff, and routes are approached by numerous marked trails through the talus.

Near the beginning of the Trapps in Dougs Roof area is the Uberfall. Rangers selling day passes, spring water, rescue equipments, partners, and great bouldering can all be had here. This is the meeting place of the Gunks, and is always a circus. The 4th class Uberfall descent is located here, and is the best descent from the top of the cliff for routes from the beginning of the Trapps to about the Shockleys Ceiling area.

Routes are in order from South to North (left to right) Please do not just add blank routes with no beta!

There are three ratings systems of which you should be aware, when climbing at the Gunks: the Yosemite Decimal System (YDS), the protection rating (G, PG, R, X), the star rating (no stars = average climb, one star = good climb, two stars = excellent climb, three stars = classic)
Approach: About 10 min. pleasant hike from West Trapps parking lot.
Approach Time: 5 - 25 min.
Latitude, Longitude: 41.75290, -74.20720
Access Issues: None, no bolting allowed.
Rock Type: Quartzite
Type of Climbing: Trad
Sun Aspect: Morning Sun

Routes

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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
Average Rating = 3.00/5 A-gape 5.11a 2
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Buddha (3) V7 3
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Bullfrog 5.12a 1
Average Rating = 2.00/5 Das Wiggles Chimney 5.3 2
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Into Thin Hair 5.11a 1
Average Rating = 0.00/5 Never Say Never 5.10b 0
Average Rating = 4.50/5 No Man's Land 5.11b 2
Average Rating = 4.00/5 Quiver 5.8 1
Average Rating = 3.00/5 Something Boring 5.9 2
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Asteroids 5.5 2
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Boston 5.5 1
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Deep Lichen 5.8 1
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Ken's Crack 5.7 1
0 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Simple Suff 5.10a 2
0 Average Rating = 2.50/5 Sonja 5.10a 2
0 Average Rating = 4.33/5 Sudoriferous Variation 5.8 3
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Un Named 5.9 2
0 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Unnamed 5.10b 1
2 Average Rating = 2.00/5 Birthday Biscuit Boy 5.9 3
4 Average Rating = 3.29/5 Keyhole 5.7 15
5 Average Rating = 3.25/5 Katzenjammer 5.7 16
6 Average Rating = 3.25/5 Little Rascals 5.9 14
6 Average Rating = 3.13/5 The Brat (1) 5.7 56
7 Average Rating = 3.27/5 Handy Andy 5.7 11
8 Average Rating = 2.96/5 Easy Keyhole 5.2 35
9 Average Rating = 3.46/5 Black Fly (2) 5.5 76
9 Average Rating = 3.62/5 Nice Crack Climb (1) 5.7 55
10 Average Rating = 3.70/5 A Nice 5.9 Climb 5.9 30
11 Average Rating = 3.00/5 Short Job (2) 5.4 12
12 Average Rating = 3.33/5 69 5.3 30
13 Average Rating = 4.39/5 No Picnic (1) 5.5 69
14 Average Rating = 4.47/5 Shit Or Go Blind 5.8 45
14 Average Rating = 3.60/5 Shit or Go Blind, 10a Variation 5.10a 5
15 Average Rating = 2.75/5 Sudoriferous 5.2 7
17 Average Rating = 3.43/5 Herdie Gerdie 5.8 34
18 Average Rating = 3.52/5 Dirty Girdie 5.9 67
18 Average Rating = 3.92/5 Nerdie Gerdie (Dogs in Heat) 5.10a 24
19 Average Rating = 3.80/5 Red Cabbage 5.9 58
20 Average Rating = 3.97/5 Red Cabbage Right 5.10b 35
21 Average Rating = 0.00/5 Friday the 13th 5.8 2
22 Average Rating = 2.93/5 Fancy Idiot 5.6 18
23 Average Rating = 4.18/5 Bunny (1) 5.4 174
23 Average Rating = 4.00/5 Retro Bunny 5.10d 1
24 Average Rating = 4.20/5 Retribution (1) 5.10b 106
25 Average Rating = 4.00/5 No Solution 5.12a 17
26 Average Rating = 4.14/5 Nosedive 5.10b 91
26 Average Rating = 3.80/5 Stupid Crack 5.12a 5
27 Average Rating = 3.38/5 Double Chin (1) 5.5 51
29 Average Rating = 3.20/5 Eyebrow 5.6 5
30 Average Rating = 2.93/5 Double Clutch (5.9+) 5.9 19
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Forum Discussions (9 posts)

  Subject Author Replies Last Post
With Replies Found: Destroyed Red Link Cam at the bottom of Kens Crack kobaz 4 Nov 04 2014, 8:25 AM
No Replies Gunks Trapps closed on May 7th gblauer 0 May 06 2014, 12:03 PM
No Replies Lost Jacket at the Gunks nick_b10 0 Nov 01 2011, 4:44 PM
With Replies Lost Rope sirdrinksalot 4 Sep 02 2010, 4:40 PM
With Replies Gunks Spring Conditions TheRucat 2 Mar 02 2010, 5:22 PM
No Replies Lost Watch on Carriage Road! brokesomeribs 0 Nov 08 2009, 9:17 PM
With Replies Descent from Betty coolcat83 31 Aug 07 2009, 5:16 AM
With Replies Is it Dry in New Paltz? AntinJ 3 Feb 25 2009, 5:55 PM
With Replies route suggestions for the beginner multi pitch or single pitch leader johnson6102002 5 Aug 17 2007, 7:04 AM