Although the Gunks are known for spectacular moderates, the most prevalent grade is 5.10, and these seven 5.10s rank among the best.
Drew Herder and Ben Wilbur made the first continuous ascent of one of the longest continuous rock climbs on earth: The ‘Great Wall of China’, a.k.a the ‘Gunks Traverse’… 9,000 feet of lichen and choss.
A botched sequence, a foothold missed, and a long fall over opposed nuts!
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Boulder Canyon’s The Umph Slot was originally rated 5.8+ in 1965. Consensus today says 5.10+!
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