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Table of contents

1. New York City 102 routes in Crag

Summary:
JFMAMJJASOND
seasonality
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: -74.030223, 40.742044

1.1. Central Park 75 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.965644, 40.782800

History:

While the history of the park is well documented, the history of climbing activity in the park is not. There are no formal annals of ascent. Information as such is so vague and informal, with these qualities reaching far back into the shrouded recess of the unremembered past, that the concept of a first ascent is questionable at best and commonly considered absurd by most locals. It is important to keep in mind that since the time of the Golden Age of Alpinism, thousands of climbers have visited Central Park; including such notables as George Mallory, John Gill and Lynn Hill. In the 60s, Art Gran, Jim McCarthy and other "Vulgarians" from the Gunks made several forays into Central Park. Consequently, the entrenched attitude is, "Everything has probably been done already." (Nick Falacci, 2003)

1.1.1. Rat Rock 31 routes in Boulder

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.977764, 40.769188

Description:

Bouldering in Central Park in New York City. Approximate GPS location: 40.769126, -73.977867

Approach:

Rat Rock can be accessed by walking northeast from the Columbus Circle entrance, or straight north from the 7th Avenue entrance to Central Park. Alternatively, enter at the 63rd street / Central Park West entrance and walk directly east. It is a large rock formation located at the northwest corner of the Heckscher Children's Playground and just south of the Heckscher softball fields.

1.1.1.1. West Side 11 routes in Area
Summary:

Long/Lat: -73.977979, 40.769203

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Unknown 1 V4 Boulder
2 * Bruce Lee V6 Boulder
3 * Unknown 2 V0 Boulder
4 * Unknown 3 V6 Boulder
5 Slap the Dragon Boulder
6 Slap the Dragon - Variation

Use the front sloper to topout

Boulder
7 * Koma's Roof V10 Boulder
8 Fugg's Delight V5 Boulder
9 ** The Polish Traverse V5 Boulder
10 Y-Crack Traverse V2 Boulder
11 Y-Crack Left V0- Boulder 10ft
1.1.1.2. North Side 6 routes in Area
Summary:

Long/Lat: -73.977779, 40.769329

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Buttcrack Attack V0- Boulder 10ft
2 Crack For Kids V0- Boulder 10ft
3 Banana Boogie V0- Boulder 10ft
4 Layback V1 Boulder 10ft
5 Little Overhang V0- Boulder 10ft
6 * North Face Traverse V0 Boulder 10ft
1.1.1.3. East Side 14 routes in Area
Summary:

Long/Lat: -73.977563, 40.769216

Description:

Routes are described right to left.

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Small Wall Left

Start: Just right of Rat Hole. Go: Climb straight up the left side fo the small face, starting on the broken bulge and on to the thin face holds and the top.

V0 Boulder 13ft
2 Rat Hole

Start: At the obvious narrow chimney that splits the right side of the east face. Go: Squirm up the grungy chimney to the top. It is more difficult, but more pleasant to stay out of the crack and layback the large left flake. (5.6)

V0- Boulder 13ft
3 Easy Overhang V0- Boulder 13ft
4 * The Horn

www.beta-boy.com

V0- Boulder 13ft
5 * Death by Dizzy

High traverse right to left.

V2 Boulder 13ft
6 Mother's Milk V2 Boulder 13ft
7 Flake Route V0 Boulder 13ft
8 Rat Patrol

"Start: Immediately left of Testpiece on low crystal holds. Go: Straight up, using two of the small face holds on the lower part of Testpiece for the right hand. Left hand on a small right-facing sidepull, right hand on the "tooth" hold, make the big move to the rail. Finish directly finding a good hold in the large crystally rock above."

V4 Boulder 13ft
9 Test Piece

"Start: On small, crystal holds immediately to the left of The Flake. Go: Crimp up a line of small face holds to a shallow, thin horizontal crack, then straight up from there (avoiding the rail) to a hold where the rail ends. Mantle directly onto the upper slab section via a small two-finger crystal."

V4 Boulder 13ft
10 * Tweaky Traverse V3 Boulder 13ft
11 * Tweaky Shit V3 Boulder 13ft
12 Unworthy V5 Boulder 13ft
13 The Yuki Problem V8 Boulder 13ft
14 Butter V2 Boulder 13ft

1.1.2. Chess Rock 2 routes in Area

Summary:
Boulder and Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Chess Rock Traverse V0- Boulder 10ft
2 Chess Rock Crack 5.6 Unknown 13ft

1.1.3. Cat Rock 12 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.973663, 40.768349

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Cat Corner

Up corner with loose hold.

V0+ Boulder 13ft
2 ** The Arete

Up obvious proud arête. Classic.

V2 Boulder 13ft
3 Top Cat

Leftward traverse along the top, starting at The Arête.

V0 Boulder
4 * L.O.T.A. V3 Boulder
5 * Elias V9 Boulder
6 ** Private Angel V7 Boulder
7 The Dawg V5 Boulder
8 ** Fancy Feast V4 Boulder
9 Kitty Litter V6 Boulder
10 Felix V2 Boulder
11 Obtuse Arête V1 Boulder 13ft
12 *** Cat Crack

Up obvious vertical crack on far left of wall.

V0- Boulder 13ft

1.1.4. The Tooth 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Tourist Trap V3 Boulder

1.1.5. Arch Rock 6 routes in Boulder

Summary:
All Boulder
Description:

Just by the arch. Beautiful scenery. Lots of curious passers by.

Approach:

40°46'42.1"N 73°58'16.8"W

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Banana Pants V0 Boulder 13ft
2 *** Sub Atomic Nuclear Penguin V4 Boulder 16ft
3 ** Alabama Leprechan V5 Boulder 16ft
4 * Gatsby's Daisy V3 Boulder 16ft
5 * Arch Rock Direct V3 Boulder 16ft
6 * Rip Me A New One

Beware of awkward landings into the pole.

V3 Boulder 16ft

1.1.6. Freestanding Rock 1 route in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Freestanding Rock Arete V1 Boulder

1.1.7. Split Rock 5 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Split Peas V1 Boulder
2 This Is BS V1 Boulder
3 This Is Contrived V5 Boulder
4 Unknown 1 V0 Boulder
5 Split Rock Traverse V3 Boulder

1.1.8. Laskar Rock 2 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * City Boy V6 Boulder
2 Unknown 1 V2 Boulder

1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder 11 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.954666, 40.798481

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Something For Everyone V0- Boulder
2 Gumb Project V1 Boulder
3 Gumb Project Variant V2 Boulder
4 ** A.D.D. V6 Boulder
5 * Voodoo Bullshit V2 Boulder
6 ** Privileged V9 Boulder
7 *** Family Values V6 Boulder
8 ** Mean Green V4 Boulder
9 *** Sweat of the Rapist V10 Boulder
10 No Sweat! V0- Boulder
11 * Shits and Giggles V1 Boulder

1.1.10. Shit Rock 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * Pile Driver V4 Boulder
2 Pain in Uranus V0 R Boulder
3 Silly Ass V2 R Boulder
4 Shit rock Traverse V0- Boulder 10ft

1.2. Central Park West Outcrops 4 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

1.2.1. Ramble Rock 4 routes in Area

Summary:
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Ramble Rock High Traverse V0+ Boulder
2 Ramble Rock Low Traverse V1 Boulder
3 Ramble Rock Bulge V3 Boulder
4 Ramble Rock Bulge Variant V5 Boulder

1.3. Mannor Park 6 routes in Area

Summary:
All Boulder

Long/Lat: -74.126353, 40.588506

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** Crack of Fingers V2 Boulder 13ft
2 *** The Bell V7 Boulder
3 *** Sloppy Joe's V5 Boulder 14ft
4 *** What the Hell Happened to Sanchez? V4 Boulder 12ft
5 *** Finger Slots and Cooking Pots V2 Boulder 12ft
6 *** Long Way Home V3 Boulder 13ft

1.4. New Roc City 0 routes in Area

1.5. Fort Tryon Park 17 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.932440, 40.862843

1.5.1. Pathway Boulder 12 routes in Area

Summary:
Mostly Boulder

Long/Lat: -73.933364, 40.862690

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Sit start on right end 5.8 Unknown
2 Face right of ramp V2 Boulder
3 Ramp V0- Boulder
4 Low Traverse up to left V3 Boulder
5 Drill Hole Problem V1 Boulder
6 Drill Hole Dyno V2 Boulder
7 Crack V0 Boulder
8 Undercling V3 Boulder
9 Short Dyno Problem V0 Boulder
10 Traverse to Short Dyno V0+ Boulder
11 Crimpers on Left End V3 Boulder
12 Ramp Left Exit V0 Boulder

1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder 5 routes in Area

Summary:
Boulder and Unknown

Long/Lat: -73.933080, 40.862885

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 It's a Wonderful Life V4 Boulder 20ft
2 Face Unknown
3 Short Overhang Left V0+ Boulder
4 Short Overhang Traverse V1 Boulder
5 Short Overhang Right V0 Boulder

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.6 Chess Rock Crack Unknown 13ft 1.1.2. Chess Rock
V0- Y-Crack Left Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.1. West Side
Banana Boogie Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Buttcrack Attack Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Crack For Kids Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Little Overhang Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Easy Overhang Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Rat Hole Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
* The Horn Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Chess Rock Traverse Boulder 10ft 1.1.2. Chess Rock
*** Cat Crack Boulder 13ft 1.1.3. Cat Rock
No Sweat! Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
Something For Everyone Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
Shit rock Traverse Boulder 10ft 1.1.10. Shit Rock
Ramp Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
5.8 Sit start on right end Unknown 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
V0 * Unknown 2 Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
* North Face Traverse Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Flake Route Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Small Wall Left Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Top Cat Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
* Banana Pants Boulder 13ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
Unknown 1 Boulder 1.1.7. Split Rock
Pain in Uranus Boulder 1.1.10. Shit Rock
Crack Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Ramp Left Exit Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Short Dyno Problem Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Short Overhang Right Boulder 1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder
V0+ Cat Corner Boulder 13ft 1.1.3. Cat Rock
Ramble Rock High Traverse Boulder 1.2.1. Ramble Rock
Traverse to Short Dyno Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Short Overhang Left Boulder 1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder
V1 Layback Boulder 10ft 1.1.1.2. North Side
Obtuse Arête Boulder 13ft 1.1.3. Cat Rock
* Freestanding Rock Arete Boulder 1.1.6. Freestanding Rock
Split Peas Boulder 1.1.7. Split Rock
This Is BS Boulder 1.1.7. Split Rock
Gumb Project Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
* Shits and Giggles Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
Ramble Rock Low Traverse Boulder 1.2.1. Ramble Rock
Drill Hole Problem Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Short Overhang Traverse Boulder 1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder
V2 Y-Crack Traverse Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Butter Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
* Death by Dizzy Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Mother's Milk Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Felix Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
** The Arete Boulder 13ft 1.1.3. Cat Rock
Unknown 1 Boulder 1.1.8. Laskar Rock
Gumb Project Variant Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
* Voodoo Bullshit Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
Silly Ass Boulder 1.1.10. Shit Rock
*** Crack of Fingers Boulder 13ft 1.3. Mannor Park
*** Finger Slots and Cooking Pots Boulder 12ft 1.3. Mannor Park
Drill Hole Dyno Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Face right of ramp Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
V3 * Tweaky Shit Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
* Tweaky Traverse Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
* L.O.T.A. Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
Tourist Trap Boulder 1.1.4. The Tooth
* Arch Rock Direct Boulder 16ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
* Gatsby's Daisy Boulder 16ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
* Rip Me A New One Boulder 16ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
Split Rock Traverse Boulder 1.1.7. Split Rock
Ramble Rock Bulge Boulder 1.2.1. Ramble Rock
*** Long Way Home Boulder 13ft 1.3. Mannor Park
Crimpers on Left End Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Low Traverse up to left Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
Undercling Boulder 1.5.1. Pathway Boulder
V4 * Unknown 1 Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Rat Patrol Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
Test Piece Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
** Fancy Feast Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
*** Sub Atomic Nuclear Penguin Boulder 16ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
** Mean Green Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
* Pile Driver Boulder 1.1.10. Shit Rock
*** What the Hell Happened to Sanchez? Boulder 12ft 1.3. Mannor Park
It's a Wonderful Life Boulder 20ft 1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder
V5 Fugg's Delight Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
** The Polish Traverse Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Unworthy Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
The Dawg Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
** Alabama Leprechan Boulder 16ft 1.1.5. Arch Rock
This Is Contrived Boulder 1.1.7. Split Rock
Ramble Rock Bulge Variant Boulder 1.2.1. Ramble Rock
*** Sloppy Joe's Boulder 14ft 1.3. Mannor Park
V6 * Bruce Lee Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
* Unknown 3 Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Kitty Litter Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
* City Boy Boulder 1.1.8. Laskar Rock
** A.D.D. Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
*** Family Values Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
V7 ** Private Angel Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
*** The Bell Boulder 1.3. Mannor Park
V8 The Yuki Problem Boulder 13ft 1.1.1.3. East Side
V9 * Elias Boulder 1.1.3. Cat Rock
** Privileged Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
V10 * Koma's Roof Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
*** Sweat of the Rapist Boulder 1.1.9. The Worthless Boulder
? Slap the Dragon Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Slap the Dragon - Variation Boulder 1.1.1.1. West Side
Face Unknown 1.5.2. Life Is Beautiful Boulder