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Alley Oop

Alley Oop

Alley Oop

Page Type: Route

Location: New York, United States, North America

Object Title: Alley Oop

Route Type: Trad Climbing

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall

Time Required: Less than two hours

Rock Difficulty: 5.7 (YDS)

Route Quality: 
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Page By: divnamite

Created/Edited: Nov 27, 2009 / Nov 27, 2009

Object ID: 577695

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An excellent route. Nice clean rock and an exciting roof which looks harder than it really it.
Start: It's on top a boulder pile.
Pitch 1: The first two - three moves are the crux. Basically, no protection whatsoever until you make the moves to a horizontal. Guidebook suggests yellow alien, I used my yellow metolius (#3). After the horizontal, move up right to a small left-facing block/corner. Get on the corner and start straight up to the left facing flake, then start moving left and up the face to a ledge. And then aim for the roof, move left to exit the roof and up to bolted anchors. (80ft, 5.7/PG)

* Make sure your belayer spot you, the initial bouldery move is probably a v1 but don't blow it.

Alley Oop
Pitch 1.


Alley Oop