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Escape From: New York City

Monday, June 1, 2015

By Jen Murphy, Outside Magazine

Some of the East Coast’s greatest rock climbing is less than two hours north of Manhattan, in the Shawangunk Mountains—better known as the Gunks. There are hundreds of routes up here, ranging from cruisey to experts-only multipitch 5.12’s. The classic climb in the area, High Exposure, is rated an easy 5.6 but is two pitches and sheer enough to earn its name. Read more...