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Trapps Peregrine Falcon Climbing Closure

(updated 3/27/2018) ATTENTION CLIMBERS! The Mohonk Preserve has just announced a substantial closure of the Gunks Trapps cliff due to nesting peregrine falcons, effective March 19, 2018. The section of the Trapps cliff between and including the routes Wisecrack (5.6) (in the Middle Earth area) and Scary Area (5.12) (in the Yellow Wall area) is temporarily closed to rock climbing....
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2017 Peregrine Falcon Climbing Closure

Due to nesting peregrine falcons, the section of the Trapps cliff between and including the routes TOUGH SHIFT (5.10b) and IMMACULATE VIRGIN (5.6) is temporarily closed to rock climbing. This includes popular routes such as Welcome to the Gunks, Asphodel, Beginner’s Delight, Snooky’s Return, Minty, Hawk, Madame Grunnebaum’s Wulst, Northern Pillar and Finger Locks. The section of Bonticou Crag known...
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